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Friday night topic: What now for power?
— 5:30 PM on March 25, 2011

The crisis in Japan has raised new doubts about nuclear power. At the same time, it seems our current alternative forms of energy, beyond...

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AT&T to buy out T-Mobile USA
— 6:00 AM on March 21, 2011

This is another one of those "AMD buys ATI" moments. Except this time, the buyer is AT&T and the buy-ee is none other than Deutsche...

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Friday night topic: Disasters
— 9:31 PM on March 11, 2011

The news from Japan has us thinking somber thoughts this evening.  Have you ever been present during a disaster, natural or otherwise, or there right...

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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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Friday night topic: Commodity or worth the fuss?
— 6:19 PM on March 4, 2011

We've been hearing an awful lot in the past few years about the personal computer becoming a commodity. CPUs like Intel's Atom and AMD's,...

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AMD doesn't sound enthused about Thunderbolt
— 6:00 AM on March 1, 2011

Much ink has been spilled about those Intel Thunderbolt ports on Apple's new MacBook Pros, but according to a story by X-bit labs, AMD

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Input devices

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Friday night topic: Public-sector unions?
— 4:39 PM on February 25, 2011

As you may know, the Friday night topic is our weekly off-topic discussion about whatever seems interesting. In years past, we used to have...

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Photos suggests Light Peak will debut in new MacBook Pros
— 6:00 AM on February 24, 2011

Apple has a long history of trailblazing in the I/O world, and it looks set to uphold that tradition by adopting Intel's Light Peak interconnect...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Input devices Mobile computing Mac

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Friday night topic: Your snack concoctions
— 5:49 PM on February 18, 2011

I'm a pretty typical guy, I think, in that I don't exactly like to cook elaborate meals (not that there's anything wrong with that), but...

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Anonymous employee tells of life in the Apple Store
— 11:53 AM on February 18, 2011

Many of us have made the pilgrimage. We know the gray walls, the large wooden tables, the sterile lighting, and the blue-shirted employees. What's it...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Mac

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Bug-free Sandy Bridge laptops could launch this month
— 9:39 AM on February 18, 2011

On Monday last week, Intel announced that shipments of bug-free, B3-stepping 6-series chipsets for Sandy Bridge processors would begin in the middle of the...

Type: News story Tags: Chipsets Mobile computing

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Breaking the broken
— 12:41 PM on February 16, 2011

Last week, Apple updated its iBooks app for all iOS devices. The world, even the book nerd world, did not break out into flash mobs...

Type: Blog post Tags: Mac Personal tech Copyright

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MSI offers advance replacement for Sandy Bridge boards
— 1:12 PM on February 15, 2011

As frustrating as Intel's Sandy Bridge chipset snafu might be, major motherboard makers are at least taking care of their users. MSI has let us...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Chipsets

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Report: Asus and Gigabyte to get B3 6-series chipsets next week
— 10:49 AM on February 14, 2011

Finally, some good news for motherboard makers. DigiTimes' sources say that Intel has agreed to pay all expenses related to the production and...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Chipsets

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Friday night topic: On the arbitrariness of sports
— 5:49 PM on February 11, 2011

I was watching an NFL playoff game a few weeks ago when the camera cut to Troy Aikman providing some commentary. He was gesturing...

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Asus provides details on Sandy Bridge bug response
— 5:37 PM on February 8, 2011

Following in the footsteps of MSI, Asus has expanded its official response to the snafu involving Intel 6-series chipsets for Sandy Bridge processors, offering...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Chipsets

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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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Etc.
— 9:19 AM on February 7, 2011

As you may know, our frenetic Mac blogger, Jason Fox, spends his days working in advertising.  Each year after the Superbowl, he writes up his...

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