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Intel posts best quarter in 42-year history
— 4:41 PM on July 13, 2010

The latest strides by AMD—six-core processors and hot new mobile platforms—seem to have done little to break Intel's momentum. As a matter of fact, Intel...

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Ballmer: Windows 7 slates are coming
— 6:00 AM on July 13, 2010

Get ready for a slew of slates with Windows 7 on 'em. That's the gist of what Steve Ballmer announced at the Worldwide Partner...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Windows Personal tech

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Survey says iPad is first Apple device for many owners
— 10:59 AM on July 12, 2010

Mashable has published some interesting results from a Resolve Market Research report that looks into how iPad owners use and feel about the device....

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Details about Sandy Bridge naming begin to emerge
— 6:00 AM on July 12, 2010

We were told last month that Intel's next-gen Sandy Bridge processors will have Core in model names, much like today's Core i3, i5, and...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Deal of the week: A real notebook for $450
— 5:07 PM on July 9, 2010

AMD-based laptops are becoming increasingly widespread lately, and some of them are surprisingly good deals. Take HP's Pavilion dv4: an honest-to-goodness 14" laptop with a...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Alienware M11x R2 proves gaming notebooks don't have to be huge
— 11:14 AM on July 9, 2010

Who says gaming laptops have to be monstrous boat anchors? Alienware's M11x R2 ripples with all the trappings of a gaming rig, but it also...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Intel may discontinue mobile Celeron processors
— 9:27 AM on July 9, 2010

Right now, folks shopping for a new notebook get to choose between Intel processors under the Celeron, Pentium, and Core brand names. According to DigiTimes,...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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How many CPU cores do you need for games?
— 11:25 AM on July 8, 2010

These days, it's virtually impossible to buy a desktop CPU with fewer than two cores. Dual-core CPUs have become the norm, and quad-core systems...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Gaming

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2.7GHz Phenom II X6 said to be in the works
— 9:26 AM on July 8, 2010

Longing for a quicker member of AMD's Phenom II X6 family? Don't hold your breath, says Fudzilla—the existing Phenom II X6 1090T will reportedly...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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New 11.6-inch ultraportable offers Radeon graphics, dual-core Athlon Neo
— 11:52 AM on July 7, 2010

AMD was never keen on netbooks, but the company's mobile CPUs are becoming increasingly common in budget ultraportable notebooks. HP's 11.6" Pavilion dm1z...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Single-core Athlon II Neo gets some love from Gateway
— 9:28 AM on July 7, 2010

You know that $550, AMD-powered Acer ultraportable we talked about last month? Acer subsidiary Gateway has now announced a similar-looking laptop that boasts...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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PhysX hobbled on the CPU by x87 code
— 12:21 AM on July 7, 2010

Nvidia has long promoted its PhysX game physics middleware as an example of a computing problem that benefits greatly from GPU acceleration, and a number...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Gaming

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Report: Quicker Athlon II X4 coming this quarter
— 6:00 AM on July 6, 2010

We heard about impending tweaks to Intel's CPU family last week. Now, the rumor mill is churning out details about AMD's plans for the...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Report: Intel to freshen up CPU line this summer
— 2:05 PM on July 2, 2010

Let's face it: after the bevy of exciting new CPUs they already launched this year, the folks at Intel probably deserve a little summer break....

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Pixel Qi display works outdoors, is available for netbooks
— 10:44 AM on July 1, 2010

By far the biggest problem I have with the current crop of laptops and ultraportable notebooks is that their screens become all but useless when...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Mobile computing

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95W Phenom II X6 1055T found in Japanese store
— 9:32 AM on July 1, 2010

If you shop for a Phenom II X6 processor today, you get to choose between a 125W thermal envelope and... a 125W thermal...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Intel amps up, rebrands research activities
— 5:02 PM on June 30, 2010

When you start a marketing campaign around the notion of your innovative staffers being rock stars, calling your research arm the Corporate Technology Group seems...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Personal tech

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Poll: Does your primary portable have an optical drive?
— 1:48 PM on June 30, 2010

This week's poll comes to us courtesy of TR reader Ben, who wonders just how many folks have an optical drive in their primary portable...

Poll Question: • Does your primary portable have an optical drive?

Type: News story Tags: Storage Mobile computing

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