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iOS 7.1 aims to atone for iOS 7's shortcomings
— 5:19 PM on March 10, 2014

For those of you with iOS devices, Apple has released iOS 7.1 via over-the-air update today. This new rev of the OS adds a few...

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Tablet sales grow 68% in 2013, Android outsells iOS
— 12:23 PM on March 3, 2014

2013 was a big year for tablets. According to the latest numbers posted by Gartner, sales rose to 195 million units, an increase...

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Friday night topic: Couch computing
— 5:15 PM on February 28, 2014

My brother just called me sounding a little desperate. He's an outdoorsy type, not a big computer user, but he left his iPad 2...

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Google's modular smartphone concept could be available next year
— 9:41 AM on February 27, 2014

More details have been revealed about Project Ara, the modular smartphone initiative that...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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AMD to bundle BlueStacks software with retail PCs
— 9:41 AM on February 26, 2014

Dual-booting Android and Windows might not be cool with Google, but there's another way to run Android apps on a Windows PC: BlueStacks virtualization...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Operating systems Personal tech

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Qualcomm's Snapdragon 615 SoC has eight 64-bit ARM cores
— 10:59 AM on February 24, 2014

The Mobile World Congress is in full swing in Barcelona, Spain, and our inbox is flooded with press releases about new mobile products. One...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing Personal tech

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ARM and TSMC tape out test chip on 16-nm FinFET process
— 10:39 AM on February 24, 2014

One way Intel hopes to capture more share of the market for mobile chips is by taking advange of its more advanced manufacturing capabilities. The...

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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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Audience introduces low-power motion processor
— 1:00 AM on February 24, 2014

Remember Audience? The company's audio processors are used in a staggering number...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Prototype Google smartphone maps its surroundings in 3D
— 10:38 AM on February 21, 2014

Google wants smartphones to be able to see and understand the world around them. That's the impetus behind Project Tango, which has produced...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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64-bit Bay Trail tablets are coming soon
— 3:39 PM on February 12, 2014

Intel's Bay Trail processor is a bona-fide 64-bit chip, but right now, pretty much all Bay Trail-powered Windows 8.1 tablets come pre-installed with the...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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AMD promo video pimps the DockPort standard
— 6:00 AM on February 12, 2014

Many moons ago (actually just over two years), AMD took us into a back room of its CES mega-booth and showed us Lightning Bolt,...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Displays Mobile computing Personal tech

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Dell's 11'' Windows 8.1 tablet has a removable battery
— 6:00 AM on February 11, 2014

As ultrabooks and tablets have become commonplace, removable batteries have become something of a rarity. Not all manufacturers are locking their batteries up, though. As...

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ARM updates mid-range offerings, intros Cortex-A17 CPU
— 12:01 AM on February 11, 2014

The world of ARM processors already has tremendous variety, and it's becoming a little bit more robust today with the announcement of the Cortex-A17 CPU...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing Personal tech

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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...

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Stylus-toting Asus VivoTab Note 8 listed for $329.99
— 9:13 AM on February 10, 2014

Yet another addition has been made to the growing list of eight-inch Windows 8 tablet—but this one isn't quite like the others. As Engadget...

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Rumor: Google Nexus 8 tablet coming in April
— 9:20 AM on February 7, 2014

Google has an eight-inch Nexus slate in the works, according to the guys at DigiTimes—and the device could turn up in less than three...

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