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The Atlantic digs into Google Maps' Ground Truth
— 12:50 PM on October 8, 2012

Google Maps has gotten a lot of praise lately, in part because the Apple Maps app that replaced it in iOS 6 has been somewhat...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Software

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WSJ: Apple orders 10 million iPad Minis for this quarter
— 9:33 AM on October 8, 2012

The Wall Street Journal has been doing a fair bit of Apple rumor-mongering lately. Last week, it reported that production of an unannounced, 7.85"...

Type: News story Tags: Personal tech

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Firefox to nag users about plug-in updates
— 6:00 AM on October 8, 2012

Not keeping your browser plug-ins up to date can be dangerous. Security holes...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Deal of the week: solid-state storage at 59 cents/GB
— 5:26 PM on October 5, 2012

Our own Geoff Gasior wrote a pretty interesting story about declining solid-state storage prices yesterday. One of the highlights was a graph that ranked...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Gaming

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Intel intros Atom platform for NAS devices
— 11:20 AM on October 5, 2012

Network-attached storage devices seem to be getting more and more popular these days, not only in the home, but also in small businesses that may...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Storage Networking

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Mozilla releases preview of Firefox for Windows 8
— 5:42 PM on October 4, 2012

The Windows 8 version of Firefox sure has come a long way since that early demo we saw in April. Now, Mozilla has...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Acer unveils pricey 11.6'' Win8 tablet
— 9:48 AM on October 4, 2012

Earlier this morning, Acer took the wraps off the Iconia W700, an Intel-powered Windows 8 tablet with a whopper of a price tag: $799.99...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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AMD teams with Oracle on Java acceleration, Qualcomm on HSA
— 1:30 PM on October 3, 2012

AMD has teamed up with Oracle to work on Project Sumatra, a bid by the OpenJDK community to explore how Java can be accelerated by...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Software

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TDK tech could bring 10TB hard drives in 2014
— 11:15 AM on October 3, 2012

A little more than six months after Seagate demoed a hard drive platter with an areal density of one terabit per square inch, TDK...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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WSJ: iPad Mini production is now underway
— 9:52 AM on October 3, 2012

There was a time when, to learn about unannounced products hitting production, we had to rely on the Far Eastern press—on stories written in shaky...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Microsoft phone rumors heat up
— 6:00 AM on October 3, 2012

Apple has the iPhone. Google has the Galaxy Nexus. Now, rumor has it...

Type: News story Tags: Personal tech

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HDD shipments rebound, exceed pre-flood levels
— 12:50 PM on October 2, 2012

A little less than a year ago, devastating flooding in Thailand decimated the hard drive industry. Entire factory floors were submerged under several feet of...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Apple's Cook apologizes for Maps, recommends alternatives
— 9:35 AM on September 28, 2012

Oh, what a difference a week makes. Last Thursday, Apple issued a largely unapologetic statement about the sorry state of its new iOS Maps...

Type: News story Tags: Personal tech

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Rumor: $99 Nexus 7 successor due by year's end
— 6:00 AM on September 28, 2012

The price war between bite-sized tablets may be about to heat up. Amazon has already brought its vanilla Kindle Fire tablet from $199 down to...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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WD's new RE drives come in 4TB capacities, SAS and SATA flavors
— 7:00 AM on September 27, 2012

For quite some time now, 4TB hard drives have been conspicuously absent from Western Digital's lineup. That changes today with the introduction of a...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers

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Hitachi archival storage tech uses quartz glass
— 11:11 AM on September 26, 2012

The more data we have, the more of it we want to preserve—and the longer we want it to endure. Hitachi may have created...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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New Chrome release allows mouse-controlled FPSes
— 9:43 AM on September 26, 2012

Chrome 22 came out yesterday. Along with minor cosmetic changes and bug fixes, the latest Google browser update adds something that ought to please PC...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Software

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NYT: Google Maps headed to iOS by end of year
— 6:00 AM on September 26, 2012

We don't need to remind you of the many issues plaguing Apple's new Maps app for iOS. Help is on the way, according to...

Type: News story Tags: Personal tech

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