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Microsoft details Windows on ARM in new blog post
— 4:10 PM on February 9, 2012

Windows head honcho Steven Sinofsky has posted a whopper of a blog post about Windows on ARM. The 8,600-word piece starts off with a...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows Personal tech

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Haswell to offer new extensions for transactional synchronization
— 1:07 PM on February 9, 2012

Ivy Bridge isn't yet out the door, but Intel is already talking about more enhancements coming in Haswell. The next-generation chip will bring a...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Windows 8 Consumer Preview due February 29
— 2:59 PM on February 8, 2012

Three weeks to go until you can get your hands on the Windows 8 Consumer Preview. As CNet News reports, Microsoft has revealed the...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Report: Media Center to have limited role in Windows 8
— 1:23 PM on February 8, 2012

Microsoft has outlined a number of the big changes coming in Windows 8, including the addition of a touch-friendly Metro UI. Metro's big fonts...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems

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Etc.
— 12:29 PM on February 8, 2012

Howdy, all. I was out traveling all of last week, first visiting Intel up in Oregon and then down to Santa Clara for AMD's...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics The Tech Report

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AMD adds a couple of IGP-less Llano chips
— 9:37 AM on February 8, 2012

Little-known fact: AMD sells a handful of Socket FM1 processors based on its Llano design but without integrated graphics. Those chips are branded as Athlon II...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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AMD loses another top executive
— 4:59 PM on February 7, 2012

These are volatile times at AMD. The chipmaker has lost yet another top executive: Emilio Ghilardi, former Senior VP and Chief Sales Officer, whose...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

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Leaked Windows 8 shots show missing Start orb
— 9:39 AM on February 6, 2012

Microsoft seems to be erasing all traces of the Start menu we all know and love, at least in Windows 8's default configuration. Last year's...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Faster quad-, six-core AMD FX chips coming
— 2:34 PM on February 3, 2012

We've spent a lot of time covering AMD's eight-core FX-series processors, but there's a whole line of FX chips out there, including more affordable quad-...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Windows Phone 8, Windows 8 to have shared kernel
— 6:00 AM on February 3, 2012

We know that Windows 8 is taking a page out of Windows Phone 7's playbook by implementing the same Metro user interface. According to the...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows Personal tech

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AMD to go 'ambidextrous,' grow another ARM?
— 1:31 PM on February 2, 2012

Here at AMD's Financial Analyst Day, a procession of top AMD executives—from new CEO Rory Read to new CTO Mark Papermaster and new Sr. VP...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Molybdenite pegged as potential silicon replacement
— 10:13 AM on January 31, 2012

Move over, graphene. Another new material is making waves as a potential replacement for silicon: molybdenite. Swiss researchers have created the first integrated...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Microsoft outlines Explorer tweaks in Win8 beta
— 5:34 PM on January 30, 2012

The upcoming Windows 8 public beta will no doubt offer a myriad of improvements over last year's developer preview. Microsoft has outlined a handful of...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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GPU dropped in new Sandy bridge CPUs
— 10:31 AM on January 30, 2012

Remember those IGP-less Core i5 CPUs we mentioned last month? They've now appeared on Intel's official price list (PDF). The chips...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

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IBM researchers create 9-nm nanotube transistors
— 11:48 AM on January 27, 2012

Carbon nanotubes are pretty awesome. In addition to possessing attractive mechanical properties, they're also pretty good at carrying electrons. Researchers have already figured...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

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AMD posts net loss for the holiday quarter
— 9:44 AM on January 25, 2012

Compared to Apple's whopper of a news release, AMD's quarterly results announcement is a bit of a downer. After the bell yesterday, the chipmaker

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

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Win8 mobile broadband improvements explained
— 9:48 AM on January 24, 2012

With its Metro interface, Windows 8 will have more than a few things in common with Windows Phone 7. Judging by the latest update...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Operating systems Windows

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Intel sets $54 billion revenue record
— 3:58 PM on January 19, 2012

Despite all the doom and gloom about the PC industry being destroyed by tablets, Intel had a record year. The company raked in $54...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Chipsets

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