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Report: Microsoft to cut Windows 8.1 pricing for sub-$250 devices
— 9:18 AM on February 24, 2014

Windows 8.1 could be headed to cheaper tablets. A Bloomberg report posted this weekend says makers of sub-$250 devices will soon be able to...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Windows Personal tech

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Intel unveils smartphone-bound Atom Z34, Z35 series, new LTE modem
— 3:00 AM on February 24, 2014

The Mobile World Congress kicks off this morning in Barcelona, Spain, and Intel has taken the opportunity to announce a new pair of smartphone-bound Atom...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Networking Personal tech

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Leaked roadmap schedules Broadwell NUCs for Q4'14
— 9:19 AM on February 21, 2014

Small-form-factor NUC systems powered by Intel's upcoming Broadwell processor are reportedly on tap for the end of this year. The news comes from Fanlesstech,...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Systems

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HP's PC business sees unexpected revenue growth
— 6:00 AM on February 21, 2014

We don't normally cover HP's financials, but the company's fiscal Q1 numbers are noteworthy. As ZDNet points out, HP's Personal Systems business did a...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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200 million Win8 licenses sold; adoption still lags behind Win7
— 6:00 AM on February 14, 2014

Microsoft hasn't exactly been forthcoming with Windows 8 sales figures in recent months....

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Former Steam director leaves Microsoft in under six months
— 9:06 AM on February 13, 2014

You know Microsoft's ninth annual pledge to restore its focus on PC gaming? Well, apparently the folks in Redmond will have to disappoint...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Windows

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Comcast to acquire Time Warner Cable, create new axis of evil
— 8:47 AM on February 13, 2014

Two of the largest cable TV and Internet service providers are set to merge. Comcast has

Type: News story Tags: Networking

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Benchmark listing reveals Tegra 4-powered 'Asus Gamebox'
— 4:54 PM on February 10, 2014

Asus may be cooking up an Android-based gaming machine, based on a benchmark listing in the AnTuTu database. The listing outlines an "Asus Gamebox" featuring Android...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Personal tech

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Job listing hints at new Microsoft app for books, magazines, comics
— 12:11 PM on February 10, 2014

Amazon might be in for some competition from the folks in Redmond. In a job listing on its Careers site, Microsoft talks about a...

Type: News story Tags: Software Windows

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More of Windows 8.1 Update 1's desktop tweaks detailed
— 6:00 AM on February 10, 2014

If we're to believe the latest whispers around the web, Windows 8.1 Update 1 will be out in early April. As we draw closer...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Sony announces sale of Vaio business to investment fund
— 9:54 AM on February 6, 2014

Well, it's official: Sony is going to sell its Vaio PC business—but despite the rumors, Lenovo won't be the buyer. According to the

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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Report: Windows 8.1 Update 1 now coming in April
— 6:00 AM on February 6, 2014

The first major update to Windows 8.1 promises a wealth of improvements for...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Report: Sony looking to sell its PC business
— 6:00 AM on February 5, 2014

Further consolidation may be afoot in the PC industry. A Nikkei report quoted by Reuters claims that Sony is currently in talks to sell its...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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Asus unveils tiny, Haswell-powered Chrome OS desktop
— 11:21 AM on February 4, 2014

Last September at IDF, Intel teased a number of Chrome OS machines powered by its Haswell processors. One of those systems was an upcoming...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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Microsoft has chosen its new CEO: Satya Nadella
— 9:15 AM on February 4, 2014

Well, looks like Stephen Elop didn't get the job after all. Earlier this morning, Microsoft announced that its CEO search has come to an...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Software Windows Personal tech Servers

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Fanless Asus PC combines Bay Trail, discrete GeForce
— 6:00 AM on January 31, 2014

Asus has made an interesting addition to its Eee PC lineup. Dubbed the Eee Box EB1037, this fan-free desktop crams a Bay Trail processor...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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AMD APU, discrete Radeon GPU team up in Brix Gaming mini PC
— 12:55 PM on January 27, 2014

Remember that mini Maingear Steam machine we saw at CES a couple weeks ago? The tiny system combines a quad-core AMD APU with...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Systems

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Intel's Bay Trail NUC is available online
— 2:19 PM on January 23, 2014

Remember that Bay Trail-powered NUC we told you about in September? The system has appeared on Intel's website, and AVA Direct has

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Systems

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