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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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Court documents suggest Dell mishandled capacitor plague
— 4:49 PM on June 29, 2010

Remember the capacitor plague early last decade? You know, when capacitors on motherboards spontaneously began bulging and leaking, causing PCs to die like so...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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Tiny eMachines nettop pairs Athlon II Neo, GeForce chipset
— 6:00 AM on June 28, 2010

What's this? An eMachines nettop with a bargain-basement price tag, a mobile AMD processor, and Nvidia integrated graphics? As unlikely as that combination might sound,...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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Launch roundup: Cooler Master, Crucial, Shuttle, Western Digital
— 5:58 PM on June 24, 2010

Welcome to the second iteration of our weekly launch roundup feature. This time, we bring you news of a Cooler Master heatsink, a Crucial SSD,...

Type: News story Tags: Cooling Storage Systems

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Desktop Atoms with DDR3 support now available, Intel says
— 6:00 AM on June 23, 2010

Remember those new desktop Atom processors we wrote about during Computex? Intel has posted a quick update on its PR Chip Shots blog...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Systems

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Dell confirms Chrome OS aspirations
— 4:02 PM on June 22, 2010

We already had some evidence that Dell was planning a Chrome OS netbook, but a recent statement by company executive Amit Midha sure sounds like...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Operating systems Linux-Unix

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Launch roundup: Corsair, MSI, Shuttle, Toshiba
— 1:57 PM on June 17, 2010

Despite our best efforts, we don't always have the time or energy to cover every new product launch in depth. But that doesn't mean items...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Storage Systems Mobile computing

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Apple upgrades Mac mini, hikes price to $699
— 1:30 PM on June 15, 2010

Entry-level PCs are cheaper than ever these days, but don't tell Apple. The company...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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Acer, Dell, HP could be cooking up Chrome OS systems
— 6:00 AM on June 15, 2010

Just because Chrome OS systems weren't anywhere to be seen at Computex doesn't mean they're not coming. In fact, the folks at Download Squad...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Linux-Unix

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SEC may fine Dell over dealings with Intel
— 10:49 AM on June 11, 2010

Intel and AMD may have settled their dispute months ago, but Intel's allegedly anti-competitive partnerships with PC makers are still causing a stir. The...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Systems

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IBM adds Tesla GPUs to high-performance-computing server
— 3:49 PM on May 18, 2010

Talk about a big design win for Nvidia's GPU computing business. Earlier today, the company announced that IBM now offers Nvidia Tesla 20-series GPUs...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Systems

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Acer denies imminent Chrome OS netbook launch
— 6:00 AM on May 18, 2010

We may not see a Chrome OS-powered Acer netbook at Computex next month, after all. Shooting down recent whispers from the rumor mill, Engadget...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Linux-Unix

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Acer to reveal shiny Chrome OS products next month
— 8:59 AM on May 14, 2010

When Google unveiled Chrome OS last year, it said the stripped-down, Linux-based netbook operating system would become available in the second half of 2010....

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Operating systems Linux-Unix

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Ubuntu 10.04 brings new user interface
— 5:02 PM on April 29, 2010

About every six months, Canonical comes out with a new version of its hugely popular Linux distribution. Ubuntu 10.04 is now available for download...

Type: News story Tags: Linux-Unix

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Shuttle to show Gulftown-based J3 barebone next month
— 2:26 PM on April 29, 2010

Small-form-factor systems don't have to have low-power processors and crummy, low-end graphics. Shuttle will demonstrate that early next month at the Computex trade show...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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Steam might be headed to Linux, as well
— 5:12 PM on April 23, 2010

We already know Valve intends to provide a version of its Steam software, not to mention ports of its entire game catalog, to Mac...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Linux-Unix

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Eee Keyboard shows up on Amazon
— 10:19 AM on April 21, 2010

At last, the Asus Eee Keyboard seems to be in the process of completing its metamorphosis from trade-show curiosity to actual, shipping product. A listing...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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IDC: Global PC shipments grew by 24% in the first quarter
— 9:58 AM on April 15, 2010

As far as the PC market is concerned, the recession seems to be history. IDC has whipped up some fresh estimates for this year's...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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