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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:

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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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TigerDirect lists Bulldozer, 990FX bundle a little early
— 10:07 AM on October 5, 2011

No, AMD still hasn't pulled the trigger on the desktop version of Bulldozer—at least, no announcement has hit the wires quite yet. Tiger Direct must...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards

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Tim Cook unveils the iPhone 4S—no iPhone 5 in sight
— 2:19 PM on October 4, 2011

So much for all of those mockups and silicon case designs hinting at a teardrop-shaped iPhone 5 with a four-inch screen. Apple CEO Tim Cook...

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Official datasheet fills in 32-nm Atom details
— 12:02 PM on October 4, 2011

Last week, the desktop variants of Intel's new Cedarview Atom processor popped up online. Now, we have details on versions of those CPUs...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

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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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Leaked slide reveals next AMD FX platform
— 11:45 AM on October 3, 2011

AMD's Bulldozer-based FX processors have yet to arrive, but already, Turkish site Donanim Haber has a leaked slide detailing what to expect from their...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Chipsets

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Report: Llano to remain in short supply 'til next year
— 9:31 AM on October 3, 2011

Last week, AMD warned that manufacturing issues at GlobalFoundries had curbed supply of Llano processors, causing it to miss third-quarter revenue guidance. DigiTimes now...

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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...

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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...

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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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Release roundup: Cases, power, cooling, and all-in-one PCs
— 5:19 PM on September 29, 2011

This week's release roundup is a doozy. We've got news from Asus, Be quiet!, Cooler Master, NZXT, and Thermaltake. Asus unveils...

Type: News story Tags: Cases Power Cooling Systems

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IHS iSuppli: Intel gained CPU revenue share last quarter
— 11:59 AM on September 29, 2011

It ain't easy being green. Although recent figures suggest AMD grew its share of x86 CPU shipments last quarter, IHS iSuppli now reports that...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Apple rumored to axe iconic iPod
— 10:46 AM on September 29, 2011

Apple owes much of its success to the original iPod, which made MP3 players mainstream and spawned an entire family of devices that continues to...

Type: News story Tags: Personal tech

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AMD warns on third-quarter results
— 6:00 AM on September 29, 2011

Late yesterday, AMD warned investors that its results for this year's third quarter will be lower than expected. The company previously said revenue would...

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Ex-AMD exec Bergman joins Synaptics as CEO, President
— 4:43 PM on September 28, 2011

Last week, long-time ATI and AMD executive Rick Bergman, who rose to Senior VP and GM of AMD's Graphics Product Group, abruptly resigned his...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Input devices

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32-nm Cedarview Atoms pop up online
— 11:13 AM on September 28, 2011

Intel has quietly added a pair of next-generation Atom processors to Ark, its online archive of product specifications. The chips are part of...

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