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U.S. Supreme Court weighs in on software patents
— 11:58 AM on June 20, 2014

In a unanimous, highly anticipated decision yesterday, the United States Supreme Court ruled in Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank that adding a computer implementation to...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Software

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Battlefield: Hardline single-player might go off the rails
— 11:19 AM on June 19, 2014

If you found yourself longing for a less restrictive single-player experience in EA's Battlefield games, there may be hope for you in the next release in...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Software

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iPhone 6 rumors abound, facts scarce
— 12:43 PM on June 17, 2014

We don't even have a solid release date or nameĀ for Apple's next iPhone yet, but that hasn't stopped the usual speculative frenzy about every last...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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GeForce 340.43 beta drivers add SLI, 3D Vision profiles
— 10:16 AM on June 17, 2014

Nvidia has released a new set of GeForce beta drivers, version 340.43. If you were expecting major changes in this update, I'm sorry to...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Software

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Surface Pro 2 tablet falls to $799
— 9:27 AM on June 17, 2014

A few weeks after unveiling its Surface Pro 3 tablet, Microsoft has slashed the price of the previous-gen Surface Pro 2 by $100. As...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Internet Explorer Developer Channel gives devs early access
— 1:41 PM on June 16, 2014

For developers who need to keep their projects abreast of upcoming features in major web browsers, nightly builds of Chrome and Firefox have long been...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software Windows

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Samsung refreshes Galaxy Tabs with improved displays
— 9:37 AM on June 13, 2014

Samsung has refreshed its Galaxy Tab line of Android tablets with the Galaxy Tab S. Along with some mostly incremental improvements, the new tablet...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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iOS developer uncovers split-screen code
— 10:46 AM on June 11, 2014

Adding more smoke to the apparent fire of split-screen multitasking for Apple's iOS, developer Steve Troughton-Smith claims to have uncovered code in SpringBoard, iOS's...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Software Mac

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Windows 8.1 Update to be required for future support
— 9:31 AM on June 11, 2014

Microsoft released the first major update for Windows 8.1, creatively named Windows 8.1 Update, back in April as part of its regular "patch Tuesday" cycle....

Type: News story Tags: Software Operating systems Windows

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Shield Tablet page appears on Nvidia website
— 9:11 AM on June 9, 2014

It's official! The Shield tablet is here! Well, okay, not quite—but a "Shield tablet" product page has popped...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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High-PPI display, Haswell quad collide in 13'' gaming notebook
— 3:31 PM on June 6, 2014

Gaming notebooks have a reputation for being big and unwieldy, but they've slimmed down a lot in recent years. Gigabyte's new Aorus X3 series...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Gaming

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Tegra K1 powers Google's Project Tango dev kit
— 3:29 PM on June 5, 2014

Remember Google's Project Tango smartphone prototype, which maps its surroundings in 3D? Well, Google is now prepping an official developer's kit, and...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Mobile computing

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Dual batteries yield 14-hour run time for 12.5'' HP convertible
— 2:31 PM on June 4, 2014

PC makers appear to be embracing the convertible tablet form factor with gusto at Computex 2014, and HP is no exception. Today, the company

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Kaveri APUs land in three HP EliteBook laptops
— 9:26 AM on June 4, 2014

Well, that didn't take long. The mobile version of Kaveri launched last night, and HP has already announced a trio of business notebooks based...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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The Core M is a 14-nm Broadwell CPU aimed at 2-in-1s
— 10:10 AM on June 3, 2014

Intel revealed a bunch of new goodies at its Computex keynote in Taipei, Taiwan, including new unlocked Haswell CPUs and wicked-fast PCIe...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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Dell, Acer, and Asus bring new Atom chips to the Android tablet market
— 11:41 AM on June 2, 2014

Back in September of last year, Intel announced the first SoCs based on its next-gen Silvermont architecture under the Bay Trail umbrella. Intended to compete...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Next-gen Core CPUs power Asus' new Transformers
— 2:22 AM on June 2, 2014

Asus just wrapped up its pre-Computex press conference in Taipei, Taiwan. Chairman Johnny Shih unveiled a stack of new products, some of which we'll...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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TrueCrypt discontinued, is no longer secure
— 10:23 AM on May 29, 2014

Using TrueCrypt to keep your files secure? Well, time to switch to some other cryptography software. The TrueCrypt website now warns users that the...

Type: News story Tags: Software

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