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Inside the second: A new look at game benchmarking
— 6:08 PM on September 8, 2011

We set out to introduce some new game benchmarking methods, and those new tools promptly helped us uncover an intriguing problem: multi-GPU micro-stuttering.

Type: Feature article Tags: CPUs Graphics Gaming

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Report: MS and Samsung to show Win8 tablet next week
— 2:19 PM on September 8, 2011

Judging by the latest from the rumor mill, Windows 8 won't be out for another year or so. If this story by AFP is...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Intel: Next-gen ultrabooks will work like convertible tablets
— 9:39 AM on September 8, 2011

I don't know if you've looked around lately, but Windows-based tablet PCs are firmly tucked away inside a small niche, and most folks tend to...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Yahoo board ousts Carol Bartz as CEO
— 6:00 AM on September 7, 2011

In January 2009, Yahoo announced that Carol Bartz would replace co-founder Jerry Yang as CEO. Bartz boldly vowed to make sure Yahoo got some...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Internet

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Blogger spills the beans on Amazon's Android tablet
— 1:50 PM on September 6, 2011

Unless you've been living under a rock for the past few months, you've probably heard that Amazon is not-so-quietly cooking up an Android tablet to...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Lenovo preps $199, Android 2.3-powered tablet
— 3:38 PM on September 1, 2011

The tablet price war is still raging. The TouchPad might have won the latest battle with a spectacular kamikaze attack, but HP won't keep peddling...

Type: News story Tags: Personal tech

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Amazon could be prepping 7-, 10-inch Android tablets
— 6:00 AM on September 1, 2011

Aren't conflicting rumors fun? There's always a nugget of truth in there somewhere, but the search for it is like an Easter egg hunt. This...

Type: News story Tags: Personal tech

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GlobalFoundries lays out roadmap for 28 nm—and beyond
— 2:57 PM on August 31, 2011

Santa Clara — At the GlobalFoundries Technology Conference yesterday, GlobalFoundries executives spoke at length about the company's roadmap and prospects. There was much rejoicing about...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Personal tech

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HP readies TouchPad encore
— 8:45 AM on August 31, 2011

Miss out on your chance to buy an HP TouchPad? There's hope. The popularity of deeply discounted TouchPads has apparently inspired HP to...

Type: News story Tags: Personal tech

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GloFo, Samsung partner up on high-perf 28-nm process
— 1:20 PM on August 30, 2011

Santa Clara — At the GlobalFoundries Technology Conference here in Silicon Valley, GlobalFoundries revealed that it has broadened its partnership with Samsung on 28-nm...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing Personal tech

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The Pirate Bay founders start file hosting service
— 9:54 AM on August 30, 2011

The folks behind infamous torrent site The Pirate Bay have a new venture, and it's reportedly legit. TorrentFreak has the skinny on BayFiles,...

Type: News story Tags: Internet

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Leaked slide teases improved Cedar Trail graphics performance
— 6:00 AM on August 29, 2011

The rumor mill suggests that Intel's next-generation Atom platform, code-namded Cedar Trail, won't make its formal debut until November. Will it be worth the...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Mobile computing

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Details about 28-nm mobile AMD GPUs leak out
— 6:00 AM on August 26, 2011

Earlier this week, the guys at SemiAccurate served up a leaked list of 28-nm mobile Nvidia graphics chips scheduled for next year. Showing it...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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Release roundup: Outlaws, sentries, and clicky keyboards
— 5:16 PM on August 25, 2011

Although the summer lull is still in full force, our inbox has collected a decent number of announcements from various hardware makers this week. Today,...

Type: News story Tags: Cases Cooling Memory Input devices

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Slashdot editor-in-chief CmdrTaco resigns
— 11:34 AM on August 25, 2011

First Steve, now Rob. Slashdot co-founder and news-for-nerds visionary Rob "CmdrTaco" Malda has announced his resignation from the site. Malda doesn't say...

Type: News story Tags: Internet

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Updated: AMD picks a CEO: former Lenovo COO Rory Read
— 9:34 AM on August 25, 2011

Over seven months after the departure of Dirk Meyer, AMD has finally found someone to fill his shoes. Say hello to Rory Read, age...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

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Steve Jobs steps down as Apple's CEO
— 6:32 PM on August 24, 2011

Yep, you read that right. As of this afternoon, Steve Jobs is no longer Apple's Chief Executive Officer. Jobs submitted his resignation to the...

Type: News story Tags: Mac Personal tech

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Leaked roadmap forecasts 28-nm Fermi shrinks for 2012
— 9:20 AM on August 24, 2011

We already know that Kepler, Nvidia's next-gen 28-nm GPU, isn't scheduled to enter production until next year. Well, the folks at SemiAccurate have...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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