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Facebook buys Instagram for $1 billion
— 6:00 AM on April 10, 2012

We don't usually cover the latest social media happenings here at TR, but this latest development almost beggars belief. Yes, as Reuters reports, Facebook...

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Microsoft shells out $1.1 billion for AOL patents
— 9:45 AM on April 9, 2012

With fierce patent skirmishes erupting all around the industry, properly arming oneself has never been more important. Of course, you don't need to tell Microsoft...

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Why do mobile displays get all the love?
— 9:52 AM on April 6, 2012

With few exceptions, it seems, the gadgets hogging the media limelight today tend to be of the fingerprint-collecting variety. Tablets, phones, tablet-phones, e-readers, and anything...

Type: Blog post Tags: Displays

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Google shows HUD glasses concept
— 2:31 PM on April 4, 2012

There's been a lot of talk about Google covertly developing heads-up-display glasses. Apparently, the speculation had a nugget of truth behind it. A small...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Input devices

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Steve Jobs movie to star Ashton Kutcher as Jobs
— 6:00 AM on April 2, 2012

Love him or hate him, there's no question that Steve Jobs had an extraordinary career, an extraordinary life, and an untimely death that was met...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Mac

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LG kicks off mass production of bendable e-paper display
— 11:31 AM on March 30, 2012

Flexible displays have been promised for quite some time, and it looks like you'll be able to buy one this spring. LG has begun...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Poll: Where do you most want a high-DPI display?
— 12:17 PM on March 28, 2012

High-DPI screens are all the rage these days. Apple deserves credit for starting the trend with the Retina display on the iPhone 4, and...

Poll Question: • I most want a high-DPI display on my:

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Displays

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IHS: Intel's semiconductor revenue share on the rise
— 9:29 AM on March 26, 2012

With all of those iPads and ARM-powered handsets flooding the market, you might think Intel's slice of global semiconductor sales is on a downward trend....

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Storage Miscellaneous

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More evidence points to upcoming high-DPI MacBooks
— 6:00 AM on March 23, 2012

Apple isn't done cramming obscene amounts of pixels into its displays. Now that the new iPad is out, the company is rumored to have high-DPI...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Mac

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Windows 8 to scale with high-DPI tablets
— 5:56 PM on March 22, 2012

High-DPI displays seem to be the wave of the future, especially on tablets—just look at the iPad 3 and the upcoming Transformer Infinity Series....

Type: News story Tags: Displays Windows Personal tech

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It's official: HP to combine PC, printer divisions
— 9:53 AM on March 21, 2012

Score another one for the rumor mill. HP has pretty much confirmed the early morning rumors, announcing an "organizational realignment" that will see...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Systems Miscellaneous

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Rumor: HP to merge PC and printer divisions
— 6:00 AM on March 21, 2012

Just seven months ago ago, HP was making preparations to get rid of its PC business. That move was eventually canceled, and now,...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Systems Miscellaneous

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Friday night topic: Good reads
— 5:40 PM on March 16, 2012

With the rise of e-readers and tablets, I've found myself trading time formerly spent watching TV for time spent reading books. Much of that...

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Deal of the week: Games, monitors, and a cheap GTX 570
— 5:06 PM on March 16, 2012

Let's begin this week's deal 'o the week with some juicy gaming bargains, as we often do. Amazon is running a pretty tantalizing sale...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Displays Gaming

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Startup to offer DIY brain overclocking kit
— 11:58 AM on March 12, 2012

Thinking a little slowly this Monday? Why not overclock your brain? MIT's Technology Review blog has the goods on GoFlow, a startup...

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Report: Next-gen Asus ultrabooks to have 1080p IPS displays
— 10:46 AM on March 12, 2012

As one might expect, Asus is prepping Ivy Bridge updates for its UX-series ultraportables. In addition to featuring Intel's latest CPU, The Verge

Type: News story Tags: Displays Mobile computing

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Microsoft takes a closer look at touchscreen latency
— 9:53 AM on March 9, 2012

There's something very natural about the touchscreen interfaces on modern tablets. Seeing a user interface react fluidly under one's fingertip is remarkably satisfying, and...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Input devices

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Six screens, one desk
— 6:32 PM on March 8, 2012

When I sit down at my desk in the Benchmarking Sweatshop, it feels like maybe I could tap into the Matrix. I've slowly added...

Type: Blog post Tags: Miscellaneous Displays

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