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A review of Samsung's $249 Chromebook
— 8:58 PM on December 6, 2012

The new Samsung Chromebook is an interesting animal: it costs $249, has an ARM Cortex-A15-based processor, and runs Chrome OS, which is unlike any operating...

Type: Feature article Tags: Mobile computing

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Thursday Shortbread
— 5:38 PM on December 6, 2012

7 Up Bloomberg: AMD cuts chip orders from GlobalFoundries amid PC slump DigiTimes: Qualcomm, Sharp, Foxconn will become a new triangle chain in...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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IHS: Qualcomm the number-three semiconductor supplier in 2012
— 1:55 PM on December 6, 2012

IHS iSuppli has put together a preliminary list of the top 20 semiconductor suppliers for 2012. Intel is still at the top, despite the fact...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Mobile computing Personal tech

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Specs leak for 13W, 10W Ivy Bridge CPUs
— 9:36 AM on December 6, 2012

Remember that rumor about Intel rolling out some lower-wattage Ivy Bridge CPUs ahead of the Haswell launch? Well, the folks at VR-Zone Chinese

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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Lenovo: Industry 'underestimated' demand for touch PCs
— 6:00 AM on December 6, 2012

The day after the Windows 8 launch, I went to the local electronics store and tried a couple of touch-screen Windows 8 laptops. I wasn't...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Wednesday Shortbread
— 11:24 PM on December 5, 2012

The Fierce Five Bloomberg: Intel CEO Otellini sees successor coming from inside and Apple drops on Nokia China deal, Google tablets C|Net: MS...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Jelly Bean-equipped Toshiba 10-inch tablet to cost $350
— 12:53 PM on December 5, 2012

In the market for an inexpensive Android 4.1 Jelly Bean tablet? Good news: Toshiba is set to release a new Excite 10 SE tablet tomorrow....

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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HP EliteBook Revolve has convertible design, Win7 option
— 11:31 AM on December 5, 2012

Windows 8 convertibles are all the rage these days, and HP has a new one designed specifically for the business crowd. The EliteBook Revolve's screen...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Tuesday Shortbread
— 8:22 PM on December 4, 2012

The Fantastic Four Bloomberg: McAfee founder arrives in Guatemala after fleeing Belize Nvidia 310.70 drivers TNW: Windows 8 blows past OS X's...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Monday Shortbread
— 4:17 PM on December 3, 2012

7 Up CPU World: AMD server CPU roadmap for 2013 and 2014 and new mobile Celeron processor to launch in Q1 2013 IHS:...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Steam's Big Picture mode out of beta
— 1:55 PM on December 3, 2012

It's official: Steam's Big Picture mode is finally ready for prime time. The couch-friendly user interface for Valve's game and content distribution service was revealed...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Software

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Sunday Shortbread
— 8:42 AM on December 2, 2012

The Starting Five Ars Technica: How 4 Microsoft engineers proved that the "darknet" would defeat DRM Wired: Don't blame us for Windows 8′s slow...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Saturday Shortbread
— 6:54 AM on December 1, 2012

Eight is Enough X-bit labs: Quad-core microprocessors to dominate notebooks in 2016 and hp starts to sell cheap-looking Envy-branded PCs, creator of...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Friday night topic: Slimy software companies
— 5:47 PM on November 30, 2012

I'll admit it. I actually bought a piece of software from Corel today. I decided to upgrade to Paint Shop Pro X5 from...

Type: News story Tags: Software

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Friday Shortbread
— 7:25 AM on November 30, 2012

7 Up The Verge: Windows Blue is Microsoft's future low-cost OS with yearly updates X-bit labs: AMD expects x86 to remain important...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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iTunes 11 is out for Windows, sucks way less
— 6:00 AM on November 30, 2012

I generally don't mind using most Apple software. Heck, I quite like some of it. There is one glaring exception, though: iTunes for Windows. I...

Type: News story Tags: Software

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A tale of tablet flashing
— 11:14 PM on November 29, 2012

About a year and a half ago, I picked up Asus' original Eee Pad Transformer tablet. This precursor to the growing crop of Win8 convertibles...

Type: Blog post Tags: Mobile computing Operating systems

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Thursday Shortbread
— 5:52 PM on November 29, 2012

The Starting Five X-bit labs: AMD to show the first Temash-based product prototypes in CES time frame and Toshiba reveals new-generation hard...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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