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GlobalFoundries tapes out 20-nm ARM test chip
— 5:07 PM on December 14, 2011

When it's not busy cranking AMD processor silicon out of its fabs, GlobalFoundries is getting busy with its other customers and partners—and that includes ARM....

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Personal tech

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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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High-DPI Samsung tablet may launch in February
— 6:00 AM on December 9, 2011

Could Samsung beat Apple to the punch with a high-DPI tablet? Maybe not, but it sounds like it could come close. Boy Genius Report

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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HP to bring back $99 TouchPad... sort of
— 6:00 AM on December 8, 2011

Remember how, after HP announced plans to nix webOS, TouchPad tablets flew off store shelves at $99 a pop? It looks like we're due...

Type: News story Tags: Personal tech

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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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$100 Android 4.0 tablet has MIPS processor
— 5:01 PM on December 6, 2011

If you thought Amazon had a monopoly on uber-cheap Android tablets with the $199 Kindle Fire, think again. MIPS has announced that a 7" tablet...

Type: News story Tags: Personal tech

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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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IHS: Amazon to ship 3.9M Kindle Fire tablets this quarter
— 6:00 AM on December 5, 2011

When Amazon said the Kindle Fire was "the bestselling product across all of Amazon" a week ago, it didn't quote any numbers to support that...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Windows 8 on ARM may not support desktop apps
— 9:42 AM on December 2, 2011

The ARM incarnation of Windows 8 is sounding more and more like a raw deal. Remember back in September, when Microsoft said the ARM...

Type: News story Tags: Windows Personal tech

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Acer confirms Tegra 3 tablet plans
— 9:33 AM on December 1, 2011

Ah, if only all companies were so quick to confirm rumors. Earlier this week, word started going around that Acer had a tablet based...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Eee Pad Transformer Prime to be available December 19
— 6:00 AM on December 1, 2011

You might recall that Asus' Eee Pad Transformer Prime launched to great fanfare on November 9, and we spotted a pre-order listing on...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Researchers: HP LaserJet printers can be remotely exploited
— 3:34 PM on November 29, 2011

Could someone remotely hack into your printer, steal your personal information, and then set the device on fire? Yes, according to researchers who went public...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Personal tech

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Amazon releases Kindle Fire source code
— 9:44 AM on November 29, 2011

With its Kindle Fire, Amazon seems to have sought to create a neatly packaged experience, in some ways similar to Apple's iPad. The device runs...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Tegra 3 tablets from Acer, Lenovo said to be on the way
— 6:00 AM on November 29, 2011

PC makers might eventually quit the tablet market, as the rumor mill predicts, but they still have some fight in them yet. According to...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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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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