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Adobe releases completed Flash 10.2 plug-in
— 9:36 AM on February 9, 2011

Flash has hit another milestone. After a few public betas, the Flash Player 10.2 plug-in is now out in complete, production-ready form. The headline...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Software

Ivy Bridge, Llano to make appearances this spring
— 1:28 PM on February 8, 2011

Both Intel and AMD started 2011 with a bang—the former introducing its Sandy bridge processors and the latter countering with its first low-power Fusion chips....

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

Report: Dual-core Sandy Bridge CPUs due February 20
— 6:00 AM on February 8, 2011

When Intel released its quad-core Sandy Bridge processors last month, it said dual-core derivatives would follow four to five weeks later. Now, as PC World...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

Poll: What's the worst PC hardware bug?
— 11:49 AM on February 3, 2011

Intel's 6-series chipset bug has dominated the headlines this week, and for good reason. The flaw has been traced back to a single transistor...

Poll Question: • Worst PC hardware bug?

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Chipsets Storage

MicroCenter to replace Sandy Bridge motherboards
— 5:50 PM on February 2, 2011

Intel first announced the flaw in its chipsets for Sandy Bridge processors on Monday morning, and that public announcement was, according to multiple sources,...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards Chipsets

AMD updates Phenom II price list
— 6:00 AM on February 2, 2011

Sandy Bridge chipset snafu or not, AMD has quietly updated its price list for Phenom II processors. The new list includes a fair number of...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

Gigabyte, Newegg stop selling Sandy Bridge mobos
— 2:53 PM on January 31, 2011

You may have to act quickly if you want to buy a Sandy Bridge motherboard with one of Intel's existing 6-series chipsets. A...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards Chipsets

Intel finds flaw in Sandy Bridge chipsets, halts shipments
— 10:07 AM on January 31, 2011

As phenomenal as Intel's new Sandy Bridge processors have turned out to be, nothing in this world is truly perfect. Intel announced earlier this...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Chipsets

Tegra 2 sneaks into Trim-Slice desktop
— 6:00 AM on January 28, 2011

Nvidia's second-generation Tegra system-on-chip is finally starting to appear in tablets and smartphones. Betcha didn't expect to find one in an ultra-slim desktop. ...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Personal tech

Poll: How do you get most of your video content?
— 12:05 PM on January 27, 2011

Video content is available from a wide variety of sources these days. A lot of it is still broadcast over the airwaves or via...

Poll Question: • How do you get most of your video content?

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

Famous film editor makes case against 3D
— 5:04 PM on January 25, 2011

Some consider stereoscopic 3D to be the next frontier in movies and games, much like talking pictures and color movies were in the first part...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Gaming

TI: Nvidia beat us to the punch with Tegra 2
— 9:28 AM on January 25, 2011

I think it's clear at this point that Nvidia's Tegra 2 system-on-a-chip is going to show up in quite a few iPad rivals this year....

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Personal tech

Next Tegra 2 is primed for 3D handhelds
— 9:24 AM on January 24, 2011

More than a year since the launch of its Tegra 2 system-on-a-chip, Nvidia is readying a successor primed for handheld devices with 3D...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Personal tech

AMD enjoyed greater profits in 2010
— 10:56 AM on January 21, 2011

The numbers are in, and it looks like AMD didn't lose a dime in 2010 overall. As a matter of fact, the company enjoyed...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

Deal of the week: Sandy Bridge edition
— 10:33 AM on January 21, 2011

If you've read our review of Intel's new Sandy Bridge CPUs, you'll know they're the hottest ticket in town. They're also a little...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Storage Memory

Poll: Are you upgrading to Sandy Bridge?
— 12:46 PM on January 19, 2011

Sandy Bridge is here, and it's very fast indeed. Better yet, you don't have to pay an arm and a leg for Intel's...

Poll Question: • Upgrading to Sandy Bridge?

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

GlobalFoundries changes plans for 20-nm process
— 4:17 PM on January 18, 2011

It looks like GlobalFoundries, IBM, and other Common Platform members have done a little soul searching and decided to abandon the gate-first manufacturing approach they've...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

Intel posts record quarterly, yearly results
— 10:18 AM on January 14, 2011

There's no stopping Intel, it seems. Barely two weeks after the thunderous launch of its Sandy Bridge processors, the chipmaker has published eye-popping financial...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs