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Acer's 8'' Win8.1 tablet has Bay trail, 10-hour battery
— 12:20 PM on October 17, 2013

Yesterday, Lenovo announced an 8" Windows 8.1 tablet. Today, it's Acer's turn. The new Acer Iconia W4 looks to have much in common...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Synaptics intros pressure-sensitive stylus tech for Win8.1
— 6:00 AM on October 17, 2013

Windows 8 has decent handwriting recognition built in, but we haven't seen too many tablets and convertibles equipped with styluses. That could change thanks...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices Mobile computing

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Lenovo intros 8'' Win8.1 slate with Bay Trail inside
— 3:20 PM on October 16, 2013

PC makers are announcing 8" Windows 8.1 tablets left and right. The latest one to hop on the bandwagon is Lenovo, whose new Miix2...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Report: Broadwell to feature audio DSP for low-power playback, speech recognition
— 11:38 AM on October 15, 2013

PC audio is getting interesting again. We already know that AMD has integrated DSP hardware into some of its latest Radeons. Now, it looks...

Type: News story Tags: Chipsets Multimedia Mobile computing Personal tech

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Imagination intros its first 'Warrior,' the MIPS P5600 CPU core
— 12:36 PM on October 14, 2013

Imagination Technologies has introduced the first CPU core of the MIPS Series5 "Warrior" lineup it announced in June. The P5600 is a 32-bit core aimed at...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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Microsoft: Surface 2 name chosen to avoid consumer confusion
— 9:11 AM on October 14, 2013

The first Windows RT tablet from Microsoft was called the Surface for Windows RT. The second-gen version of that device, on the other hand, has...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Windows Personal tech

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Rumor: 12'' Retina MacBook coming next year
— 6:00 AM on October 14, 2013

I've been waiting for a more affordable Retina MacBook for ages, and it...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Mac

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Analyst: Apple's iWatch could target home automation
— 9:43 AM on October 11, 2013

Smart watches appear to be the next thing, although whether they'll become a big thing remains to be seen. Apple's so-called iWatch may have...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Acer Chromebook serves up Haswell CPU for less than $250
— 9:20 AM on October 10, 2013

Earlier this week, HP launched an 11.6" Chromebook for $280. Today, it's Acer's turn. The firm's new Chromebook C720-2800 can be

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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High-PPI displays, new Intel chips collide in waterproof Fujitsu convertibles
— 9:18 AM on October 9, 2013

Fujitsu announced a slew of mobile systems on Tuesday, including the high-PPI ultrabook Cyril wrote about. I'm more interested in Transformer-style convertibles,...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Fujitsu's thin 14'' ultrabook has a 3820x1800 touch screen
— 5:07 PM on October 8, 2013

Notebooks with uber-high-PPI displays seem to be multiplying lately. Just last week, Dell announced several of them; today, Liliputing reports that Fujitsu also...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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HP's $279.99 Chromebook 11 has IPS display, ARM inside
— 9:47 AM on October 8, 2013

There's a new Chromebook in town—or, at least, there's a new one on the way. HP has introduced the Chromebook 11, a $279.99 laptop...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Microsoft: Surface 2 pre-orders almost sold out
— 12:42 PM on October 7, 2013

Microsoft revealed its second-generation Surface tablets a couple of weeks ago, and you might have to act soon if you want to get your...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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LG starts mass producing flexible 6-inch OLED display
— 10:39 AM on October 7, 2013

LG has begun mass producing flexible OLED displays destined for smartphones. The screen measures 6" diagonally, which is probably large enough for phablet...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Mobile computing Personal tech

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Pretty much everyone is cheating at Android benchmarks
— 10:40 AM on October 4, 2013

Several Android smartphone makers have been busted for artificially inflating benchmark scores. ...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Report: AMD to introduce ARM-based tablet chip this year
— 9:23 AM on October 4, 2013

AMD announced last year that it would build processors based on ARM CPU technology. One of those chips popped up on a server...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Mobile computing Personal tech

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Dell's Venue 11 Pro may be the Win8.1 convertible I've been waiting for
— 6:00 AM on October 3, 2013

Cyril already wrote about Dell's new tablets and notebooks, but he totally glossed over the coolest one. The Venue 11 Pro looks a...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Dell serves up new tablets, high-PPI laptops
— 5:02 PM on October 2, 2013

Fresh from its successful privatization deal, Dell has announced a whole boatload of new mobile gear. Today's arrivals include laptops with high-PPI displays,...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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