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XtremeKey thumb drive blends style with durability
— 3:33 PM on July 13, 2010

USB thumb drives are a dime a dozen these days. Actually, I think they might be down to a nickel. We don't often...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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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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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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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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Today's solid-state drives: The value perspective
— 5:16 PM on July 6, 2010

Are SSDs worth the extra scratch versus hard drives? Which one is the best value? Our scatter plots have returned to tackle the

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage

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Asetek prototype brings liquid cooling to all-in-one PCs
— 11:16 AM on July 2, 2010

In theory, I like the idea of all-in-one PCs like Apple's iMac. By packing everything behind the screen, you end up with a system...

Type: News story Tags: Cooling Systems

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Deal of the week: It's raining coupons, halellujah!
— 1:08 PM on July 1, 2010

Newegg has kicked off Fourth of July celebrations a little early this year, e-mailing us a cornucopia of coupon codes that can shrink prices...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Multimedia Cases Storage Input devices Gaming Networking

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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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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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Portege R700 sampled briefly
— 10:50 AM on June 30, 2010

Though he might not publicly admit it, I think I could detect some jealousy in Scott's voice when I called to say I was hanging...

Type: Blog post Tags: Systems Miscellaneous Mobile computing

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World's first 3TB hard drive arrives... in USB 2.0 enclosure
— 10:38 AM on June 29, 2010

Roughly 16 months have passed since the market got its first taste of two-terabyte hard drives. So much for Kryder's Law, which predicted...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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11.6'' Acer ultraportable sports Turion II Neo CPU
— 9:22 AM on June 29, 2010

Now, that's not something you see every day: a genuine dual-core ultraportable with a 11.6" form factor and AMD components. That's what Acer's new $550...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Best Buy would rather not show you that laptop, thanks
— 4:02 PM on June 28, 2010

The Toshiba Portégé R700, with which I'm rather taken, was due to make its way into Best Buy stores today, and I had hotly...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Mobile computing

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Deal of the week: 160GB X25-M for $400, and the mother of all Steam sales
— 4:14 PM on June 25, 2010

Since the tagline under our logo says "PC Hardware Explored," kicking off this deal post with a hardware deal seems prudent. And we've come across...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Gaming

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Revo PCIe SSD gets a lot cheaper, tested against competing solutions
— 2:05 PM on June 25, 2010

The folks at PC Perspective have gotten their hands on one of OCZ's new PCIe-based Revo solid-state drives, putting it to the test against...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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