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TR's second hardware survey: the results are in
— 11:20 AM on March 24, 2011

Two weeks after the creation of our second hardware survey, it's time to crack open the ballot box and see what's inside. We've tallied...

Type: News story Tags: Systems The Tech Report

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Samsung presentation reveals 400-ppi display plans
— 6:00 AM on March 24, 2011

Slates with ultra-high-density LCD panels are coming... eventually. Just as rumors regarding an iPad with a "retina" display were beginning to simmer down, Engadget

Type: News story Tags: Displays Personal tech

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Japan disaster could cause price hikes this coming quarter
— 5:28 PM on March 15, 2011

The magnitude-9.0 earthquake and ensuing tsunami that hit the Japanese archipelago last Friday caused incalculable devastation, with which the Japanese government is still grappling—thousands dead,...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Memory

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30-inch NEC monitor boasts built-in KVM functionality
— 1:26 PM on March 11, 2011

LCD monitors have topped out in the 27-30" range for several years, forcing manufacturers to differentiate high-end offerings with extra features and better picture quality...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Input devices

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IHS iSuppli: iPad helped Dell's market share last quarter
— 6:00 AM on March 11, 2011

Here's some interesting analysis from the folks at IHS iSuppli. After compiling PC shipment numbers for the fourth quarter of last year, they've observed that...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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HP CEO wants WebOS on every HP computer
— 9:26 AM on March 9, 2011

WebOS has some exciting times ahead of it. Born out of Palm's aspirations to compete with the iPhone, the operating system is now slated to...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Operating systems

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Brazos injected into Zotac barebones nettop
— 11:53 AM on March 1, 2011

With barebones nettops systems built around Ion and CULV underpinnings, it was only a matter of time before Zotac put Brazos inside a...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Systems

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Release roundup: CyberLink updates and server gear
— 5:07 PM on February 17, 2011

The pickings are a little slimmer this week, but we still had a couple of interesting announcements sitting in our inbox. The first is from...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Systems Software Servers

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Release roundup: Fresh PSUs, cases, and propeller blades
— 4:19 PM on February 10, 2011

In stark contrast to last week, when the Chinese New Year slowed the flow of news from hardware makers to a slow drip, we've gotten...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Cases Power Systems

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Shipments of certain Sandy Bridge systems resume
— 5:20 PM on February 7, 2011

Sandy Bridge chipsets are shipping out again. While you're unlikely to see bug-free motherboards in stores for another few weeks (or months), Intel says it...

Type: News story Tags: Chipsets Systems

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Apple shells out $3.9 billion to keep the spice flowing
— 9:36 AM on February 1, 2011

It's good to be the king. Not content with raking in truckloads of cash and being among the world's highest-valued companies, Apple is now throwing...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Mobile computing Personal tech

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$2,899 hand-built PC has unique chassis
— 4:53 PM on January 24, 2011

Announcements about garish, LED-covered "enthusiast" cases make it into my inbox on a weekly basis. Genuinely tasteful and visually appealing cases, on the other hand,...

Type: News story Tags: Cases Systems

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Report: Lenovo, NEC may combine PC businesses
— 3:37 PM on January 21, 2011

Further consolidation could be in store for the PC industry—and no, this time, it won't be Acer gobbling up another, smaller rival. Reuters reports that...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Mobile computing

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New Asus LCD has 24-inch IPS panel, 1920x1200 resolution
— 2:03 PM on January 10, 2011

As LCD monitors with 6-bit TN panels continue to dominate the landscape, displays with IPS panels have become increasingly scarce. That's a shame for...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Pixel Qi plans three new screens for 2011
— 10:44 AM on December 21, 2010

I have a serious crush on Pixel Qi's transflective display. It may only be 10 inches across and offer 1024x600 pixels of display resolution,...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Mobile computing

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Poll: What kind of panel lives inside your LCD monitor?
— 12:56 PM on December 9, 2010

Thanks to the rise of TN panels, LCD monitors have become incredibly cheap. However, some of us are still willing to pay a premium...

Poll Question: • My primary LCD's panel type is:

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Intel, AMD to phase out VGA by 2015
— 12:17 PM on December 8, 2010

Death to VGA! No, not Spike's painfully lame Video Game Awards (although those could also use the axe) but the analog video connector that's...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Chipsets Displays

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Quantum dots offer OLED alternative for large-scale displays
— 11:52 AM on December 7, 2010

Although OLED displays can now be found in smartphones and extremely expensive televisions, the technology has struggled to ramp up to larger panel sizes. ...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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