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Windows 8 will use less memory than Win7
— 2:31 PM on October 10, 2011

Memory is cheap these days. Case in point: Newegg is currently selling an 8GB kit of Corsair's Vengeance DDR3-1600 DIMMs for less than...

Type: News story Tags: Memory Software Operating systems

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Acer announces $899 Aspire S3 ultrabook
— 9:40 AM on October 10, 2011

Well, I guess it's official: Acer's first ultrabook is going to sell for $899. Acer announced the system's North American debut earlier this morning,...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Memristor-based flash replacement due in 2013
— 12:27 PM on October 7, 2011

Memristors are pretty neat. By adjusting the direction of current flow through them, these electrical components can be made to change their resistance. ...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Memory

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Acer, Asus said to be planning fiberglass ultrabooks
— 6:00 AM on October 7, 2011

The first wave of ultrabooks is due this fall, and that's exciting enough. I'm much more giddy about the second-gen models, though; we've heard that...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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OCZ acquires design team from PLX
— 10:49 AM on October 6, 2011

OCZ's shopping spree continues. After nabbing Indilinx earlier this year, the SSD maker has now acquired the "UK Design Team and certain...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers Workstations

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Steve Jobs remembrances roll forth
— 9:20 AM on October 6, 2011

Last night's news of Steve Jobs' death has produced a bunch of tributes of various types. For a straightforward obituary, one could do...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Operating systems Mac Personal tech

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Goodbye, Mr. Jobs
— 9:44 PM on October 5, 2011

About an hour ago, as of this writing, Apple posted this simple statement on their website: Apple has lost a visionary and creative genius, and...

Type: Blog post Tags: Miscellaneous Mobile computing Mac Personal tech

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Steve Jobs dies
— 7:12 PM on October 5, 2011

Apple founder and former CEO Steve Jobs has died. A tribute page on the Apple website delivers the news, along with a brief note:

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Systems Miscellaneous Internet Software Mac

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Report: 2560x1440 display coming to ultrabooks
— 10:51 AM on October 5, 2011

We've long complained about the lack of high-density displays in modern laptops. Just about everything from 11.6" ultraportables to 15" desktop replacements seems to be...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Mobile computing

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Epic ports Unreal Engine 3... to Flash
— 9:30 AM on October 5, 2011

Unreal Engine 3 has definitely shown up in some unexpected places—most notably Apple's iOS devices, in the form of Infinity Blade (and the upcoming Infinity...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Internet Software

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Asus confirms Transformer 2 will cost $499
— 10:55 AM on October 4, 2011

Asus' Eee Pad Transformer is rather unique in the world of tablets, not only because it docks into a keyboard with a built-in battery and...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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IHS iSuppli: Kindle Fire is worth $191.65 in parts
— 4:34 PM on October 3, 2011

Surely, at $199, the upcoming Kindle Fire can't be much of a cash cow for Amazon. Or can it? IHS iSuppli has put together an...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Dell ultrabook may launch in January
— 6:00 AM on October 3, 2011

Ultrabooks are undoubtedly the next big thing in the laptop world, and all the major PC makers seem to be falling in line. Dell, too,...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Deal of the week: 8GB of fast RAM for $48, new games under $40
— 4:48 PM on September 30, 2011

You've probably gotten the memo about RAM becoming dirt-cheap in recent months, but reminders like this one are always nice to see. Right now, Amazon...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Memory Gaming

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Amazon tipped to buy remnants of Palm from HP
— 12:12 PM on September 30, 2011

HP is clearly overcome with buyer's remorse over its acquisition of Palm, and the future of the former mobile company and its webOS software...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Chrome may soon pass Firefox in popularity
— 9:33 AM on September 30, 2011

Firefox was the go-to alternative to Internet Explorer for many years. Then, in September 2008, Google released Chrome. The Google browser has been slowly growing...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Report: 10.1'' Amazon tablet coming before year's end
— 6:00 AM on September 30, 2011

With a $199 price tag and a 7" display, Amazon's freshly announced Kindle Fire couldn't be more different than the iPad. Amazon may not have...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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It's raining Kindles: Amazon announces four new devices
— 10:57 AM on September 28, 2011

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos took a page from Steve Jobs's playbook at a keynote in New York City this morning, where he played up the...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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