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Windows 8 app store to allow open-source software
— 2:46 PM on December 12, 2011

Apple's walled garden approach to software distribution looks set to become the norm rather than the exception, but it may not mean the marginalization of...

Type: News story Tags: Software Operating systems Windows

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HP leaves door open for webOS tablets in 2013
— 6:00 AM on December 12, 2011

Last Friday, HP finally made a decision on the fate of webOS: the mobile operating system will go open source, with HP providing support...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Personal tech

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HP to keep webOS alive as an open-source project
— 2:42 PM on December 9, 2011

After months of deliberation, HP has finally decided the fate of webOS... and it's not quite what we expected. In an announcement posted earlier...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Personal tech

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MSI X79 and GTX 580 giveaway: we have our winners
— 6:20 PM on December 8, 2011

The next step in our MSI Thanksgiving giveaway has begun. We've just selected our three winners in a random draw from the pool of...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Motherboards

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Android 4.0 sneaks onto the Kindle Fire
— 4:01 PM on December 7, 2011

The Kindle Fire already comes with Android out of the box, but it's not the Android we know—it's a version of the operating system...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Personal tech

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Microsoft previews the Windows app store
— 10:47 AM on December 7, 2011

We've heard rumblings about Microsoft introducing a Windows 8 apps store since April. Redmond confirmed its new distribution platform for Metro-style apps

Type: News story Tags: Software Operating systems

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IDC isn't optimistic about Windows 8's success
— 4:40 PM on December 5, 2011

Microsoft is betting on tablets and touch input big-time with Windows 8, but how will users of conventional PCs respond to the new operating system?...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Don't forget to enter our MSI giveaway
— 2:22 PM on November 30, 2011

While some of you were plotting an early escape for the Thanksgiving holiday last week, we put together a rather enticing giveaway with a...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Motherboards

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Cyber Monday spawns more deals
— 10:52 AM on November 28, 2011

Despite offering Black Friday sales last week, some retailers have put together a selection of deals for Cyber Monday. Newegg's Cyber Monday sale is...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Cases Cooling Storage Gaming

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We're thanks-giving away an MSI X79 mobo and GTX 580 video card
— 5:39 PM on November 23, 2011

'Tis the season of giving. In that spirit, we're following up our Anomaly: Warzone Earth giveaway with another, even grander contest. This time, three...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Motherboards

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Rumors point to Intel as latest WebOS suitor
— 11:05 AM on November 23, 2011

Months after announcing its intent to get rid of WebOS, HP has yet to reveal its plans for the former Palm operating system. Numerous...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Operating systems

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Sandy Bridge-E CPUs, motherboards already selling at Newegg
— 12:35 PM on November 16, 2011

Just two days after Intel lifted the lid on Sandy Bridge-E, CPUs are already in stock at Newegg. The flagship Core i7-3960X is...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards

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Hard-drive shortages impact motherboard shipments
— 9:59 AM on November 14, 2011

Unless you've been living under a rock these past few weeks, you know the flooding in Thailand has caused hard-drive prices to go through...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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Report: Next-gen Bulldozer chipsets due next year
— 11:16 AM on November 8, 2011

As advanced as AMD's Bulldozer architecture may be, the accompanying chipsets are relatively pedestrian. Much of the blame lies with the SB850 south-bridge component,...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Chipsets

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MSI teases X79 motherboard family
— 6:00 AM on November 8, 2011

As Intel's Sandy Bridge-E processors draw nearer, companies are eagerly sending out snapshots of their matching X79 motherboards. After Asus and ASRock, we've...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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Intel: Android 4.0 has x86 optimizations
— 6:00 AM on November 7, 2011

Ice Cream Sandwich devices with Intel inside are on the way. Barely two months after teaming up with Google to tune Android for Atom...

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

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Gigabyte shows off '3D' UEFI implementation
— 10:59 AM on November 4, 2011

Gigabyte has famously dragged its feet in transitioning its motherboard firmware from old-school BIOSes to next-generation UEFIs. What has the motherboard maker been working...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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Mac App Store to mandate app sandboxing
— 6:00 AM on November 4, 2011

Apple's walled garden may get even taller walls come next spring. The company has notified developers that they'll soon have to sandbox their apps...

Type: News story Tags: Software Operating systems Mac

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