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Friday night topic: Bang on the new comments system
— 11:28 PM on December 17, 2010

Ok, folks, we have been preparing a replacement for our old but beloved news comments system, known as jazz, for months now. Finally, the...

Type: News story Tags: The Tech Report

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Amazon MP3 sales up, Apple still rules market
— 12:41 PM on December 17, 2010

More than a few of you will probably get iTunes gift cards in your stockings this year. And why not? With a whopping...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Internet

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Researchers experiment with nanowires to improve battery efficiency
— 11:05 AM on December 17, 2010

Although this news broke last week, it's particularly interesting in light of yesterday's discussion of the innovations IBM thinks will emerge in the next...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Quad cores will come first for Sandy Bridge laptops
— 6:00 AM on December 16, 2010

If you've been paying attention over the past year or so, you might remember that Intel released quad-core Nehalem-derived mobile CPUs before their dual-core...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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Gawker leak reveals password trends
— 1:20 PM on December 14, 2010

Earlier this week, blog publisher Gawker Media suffered a leak that released information about its users to the Internet. More than a million user...

Type: News story Tags: Internet

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Report: PC makers warming to Tegra for tablets
— 10:52 AM on December 14, 2010

Despite looking quite promising on paper, Nvidia's Tegra processors haven't exactly been enjoying widespread adoption in the industry (well, unless you count the Zune HD)....

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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68% of US broadband connections have less than 4Mbps down
— 11:01 AM on December 13, 2010

According to an FCC report (PDF) on the state of Internet access in the United States, 68% of high-speed connections are too slow to...

Type: News story Tags: Internet

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Real World Tech dissects OpenCL
— 11:39 AM on December 10, 2010

By now, you're surely heard of OpenCL, the cross-platform API designed to allow software developers to tap the processing horsepower of GPUs for computational tasks....

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Software

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Google Cr-48 laptop makes up for beta OS with swanky hardware
— 6:00 AM on December 10, 2010

You know that Cr-48 development laptop Google shipped its Chrome OS beta on? We talked a little bit about the machine two days ago,...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Apple readying Mac App Store for January, reports suggest
— 6:00 AM on December 9, 2010

We already know Mac users will soon be able to enjoy an Apple-approved app purchasing experience, thanks to the imminent arrival of the Mac App...

Type: News story Tags: Software Mac

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Etc.
— 9:51 PM on December 8, 2010

If you would, take a peek at a little something we've been working on and give us your feedback. We think we're close, but...

Type: News story Tags: The Tech Report

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OnLive bringing games, Windows apps to tablets and smartphones
— 11:19 AM on December 8, 2010

The OnLive cloud gaming service is coming to tablets. As GamesBeat reports, an iPad app has already been released, and a beta version...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Internet Personal tech

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Report: iPad 2 may launch as early as February
— 7:00 AM on December 8, 2010

Thank goodness for those gossipers in Taiwan—without them, following industry news would be so much more boring. According to DigiTimes, "sources from Taiwan-based component makers"...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Google offers first Chrome OS netbooks to testers
— 6:00 AM on December 8, 2010

So the great Internet rumor mill foretold, and so it was! Google has pulled the curtain off the very first Chrome OS laptop, as...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Operating systems

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Modest clock speed increases produce GeForce GT 540M
— 11:08 AM on December 6, 2010

There's a new mobile GeForce in town. Sort of. Engadget has word that a GeForce GT 540M has joined Nvidia's stable of...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Mobile computing

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Chrome OS netbooks could launch this week
— 6:00 AM on December 6, 2010

Call it a hunch, but Google might be about to pull the curtain off the very first netbook based on its Chrome OS operating system....

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Operating systems

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Asus' U36 slips standard-voltage CPUs into slender chassis
— 11:06 AM on December 1, 2010

Asus has quietly released a new thin-and-light laptop based on Intel's current Core 2010 platform. TechConnect caught wind of the system last week,...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Flash Player 10.2 beta improves hardware acceleration
— 9:34 AM on December 1, 2010

Are we nearing the end of the road for sluggish Flash video playback on low-end systems? Adobe has released a beta version of the...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Internet Software

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