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UPDATE: New Catalyst betas boost 7000-series performance
— 1:09 PM on October 22, 2012

Later this week, AMD is going to release a fresh batch of beta Catalyst drivers. These new drivers will feature a gaggle of optimizations for...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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TSMC's 16-nm FinFET process coming next year
— 11:17 AM on October 22, 2012

TSMC is partnered with some of the biggest names in the computing business, including AMD, Apple, Nvidia, and Qualcomm. Those firms come up with...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Mobile computing

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AMD doubles down on GPU game bundles
— 9:46 AM on October 22, 2012

Over the past few weeks, we've heard AMD make quite a lot of noise about its Never Settle game bundle, whereby certain Radeons are available...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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iPhone 5 complaints explored
— 9:17 AM on October 22, 2012

In case you haven't seen it yet, don't miss SNL's take on the pundits' beefs with the iPhone 5:  

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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New Samsung Chromebook costs $249, has ARM inside
— 6:00 AM on October 19, 2012

The Samsung Chromebook 550 Chromebook that came out in May is a nice little machine, but at $449.99, it isn't exactly cheap. Google and...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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AMD posts Q3 loss, announces 15% layoffs
— 5:04 PM on October 18, 2012

AMD's third-quarter financial results are in, and they've arrived with a side order of pink slips. The firm recorded a net loss of $157 million...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

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Apple ordered to run UK ads saying Samsung didn't copy
— 9:39 AM on October 18, 2012

In the U.S., Apple won its patent lawsuit against Samsung. In the UK, things turned out rather differently. As BBC News reports, a judge...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Casio G'zOne smartphone is ruggedized against the elements
— 12:20 PM on October 17, 2012

Modern smartphones are pretty sweet. They've grown up from their glorified PDA roots to become compelling computing devices that can be taken anywhere. ...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Microsoft's Surface RT tablet starts at $499
— 11:31 AM on October 16, 2012

Last month, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer said the sweet spot for tablets was around $300-700. Looks like the Surface for Windows RT will...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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11.6-inch Asus laptop runs Ubuntu, costs $314
— 4:36 PM on October 15, 2012

Here I was, thinking netbooks—especially Linux-powered ones—had long since been relegated to the history books. Maybe that was a little hasty of me. As

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Rumor: Amazon in talks to buy TI's OMAP division
— 11:02 AM on October 15, 2012

Less than a month ago, Texas Instruments revealed a change of focus for its processor division, which makes the OMAP chips used in a range...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing Personal tech

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Rumor: Mini iPad, 13'' Retina MacBook to launch on October 23
— 9:32 AM on October 15, 2012

Apple will unleash bite-sized versions of two of its products next week, if we're to believe the folks at 9to5Mac. Quoting "a consistently reliable source...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Mac Personal tech

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Multiple sources say AMD plans more layoffs
— 5:23 PM on October 12, 2012

A couple of weeks ago, we caught wind of a rumor suggesting AMD was preparing to cut its work force to less than 10,000...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

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Deal of the week: Cheap SSDs, gaming bundles, and more
— 5:03 PM on October 12, 2012

OCZ seems to be suffering the effects of its overly aggressive SSD pricing strategy, but for now, the getting's good—so long as you're a...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Storage Gaming Operating systems Windows

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Win8-powered Asus hybrid, notebook available for pre-order
— 2:17 PM on October 12, 2012

Microsoft must have lifted some sort of Windows 8 pre-order embargo today. In addition to being able to reserve a copy of the...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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AMD: Revenue, margin to shrink more than expected
— 9:32 AM on October 12, 2012

Alas, poor AMD. We already knew PC shipment forecasts for the third quarter weren't looking too good. Now, AMD has announced that its third-quarter...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

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ARM links SoC components with terabit interconnect
— 11:49 AM on October 11, 2012

ARM has its eyes set on the high-performance computing market. To help with that mission, it's developed a new interconnect to link multiple cores...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Servers

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Acer adds new, touch-enabled ultrabooks for Win8
— 9:49 AM on October 11, 2012

A couple of days ago, we learned about Acer's Windows 8-toting Iconia W510 tablet. Now, the PC maker has unveiled a pair of...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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