ARCHIVE

Filter by content types:

News stories Blog posts Feature articles Polls Image galleries

Filter by tags:

Cases Chipsets Cooling Copyright CPUs Displays Folding Game consoles Gaming Graphics Input devices Internet Linux-Unix Mac Memory Miscellaneous Mobile computing Motherboards Multimedia Networking Operating systems Personal tech Podcast Power Servers Shortbread Software Storage Systems The Tech Report Windows Workstations
Deal of the week: Refurb tablets and hard drives
— 11:35 AM on June 14, 2012

With big announcements from Computex, E3, AFDS, and WWDC in the rear-view mirror, things are a little slow on the news front today. Time for...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Mobile computing Personal tech

49
Western Digital gets into the networking business
— 7:00 AM on June 14, 2012

When Western Digital told me it was entering an entirely new product category, I didn't know what to expect. SSDs wouldn't be different enough, and...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Networking

33
AMD, ARM team up to push Heterogeneous Systems Architecture
— 2:27 PM on June 12, 2012

AFDS — A few months ago, we gave you the low-down on AMD's Heterogeneous Systems Architecture, or HSA for short: a development target platform...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Mobile computing

31
Report: Windows RT to cost device makers $85-90
— 9:51 AM on June 12, 2012

Windows RT tablets could be an expensive proposition when they arrive this fall. VR-Zone spoke to multiple tablet vendors at the Computex trade show last...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Operating systems

62
Apple shows iOS 6, preps Mountain Lion for July
— 2:41 PM on June 11, 2012

This morning's WWDC conference wasn't all about new MacBooks. Apple also unveiled iOS 6, the next version of its mobile operating system for iDevices, and...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Operating systems Mac

30
Apple unwraps 15'' MacBook Pro with Retina display
— 1:13 PM on June 11, 2012

Folks were expecting Apple to unveil a Retina-imbued MacBook today, and for the most part, the company didn't disappoint. At the Worldwide Developers Conference in...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Mac

77
Etc.
— 10:19 AM on June 11, 2012

Morning, folks. I told you last week was going to be busy between Computex and E3, and that turned out to be very true....

Type: News story Tags: Networking The Tech Report

32
Apple patent covers wedge-shaped laptops
— 4:03 PM on June 7, 2012

PC makers have been shamelessly ripping off Apple for years, and ultrabooks are the latest and starkest example. Could Apple throw its weight around...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Mac

126
MSI's Win8 tablet hides slide-out keyboard
— 10:56 AM on June 7, 2012

Computex — Windows 8 tablets are everywhere at the Computex trade show in Taipei, Taiwan, this week. We've had our hands on a few...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

28
Lucid Dynamix increases gaming fluidity on notebook IGPs
— 11:30 AM on June 6, 2012

Computex — Lucid has done all kinds of interesting things in systems with multiple graphics processors. Now, it's targeting notebooks equipped only with Intel integrated...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Mobile computing Gaming

24
First AMD Brazos 2.0 APUs break cover
— 11:25 AM on June 6, 2012

While everyone was busy swooning over the latest ultrabooks at Computex in Taiwan yesterday, AMD took the wraps off its new 2012 E-Series APU platform....

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

25
Nvidia tops GeForce 600M series with Kepler-based GPU
— 6:00 AM on June 6, 2012

Since March, the fastest members of the GeForce GTX 600M series have been older, 40-nm GPUs based on Nvidia's Fermi architecture. No longer. Nvidia

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Mobile computing

76
New Broadcom SoCs promise cheaper 802.11ac routers
— 4:41 PM on June 5, 2012

Last week, we talked about two of the very first routers to feature 5G Wi-Fi connectivity (also known as 802.11ac). The devices promise transfer...

Type: News story Tags: Networking

49
Etc.
— 10:55 AM on June 4, 2012

Well, this should be quite the week. Geoff and Adam are in Taiwan covering Computex, while much of the gaming press is attending E3. Together,...

Type: News story Tags: Networking Personal tech

87
Asus' Windows 8 tablets follow familiar Transformer theme
— 5:54 AM on June 4, 2012

Computex—The dual-screen Taichi wasn't the only notebook/tablet hybrid Asus showed off at its pre-Computex press conference in Taipei, Taiwan this afternoon. We caught...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

21
Asus unveils dual-screen notebook/tablet hybrid
— 5:53 AM on June 4, 2012

Computex—We're rarely surprised at trade shows these days, but Asus CEO Johnny Shih saved something special for the end of his press conference today. ...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

34
Gigabyte's X11 notebook weighs less than a kilogram
— 11:15 AM on May 31, 2012

As promised last week, Gigabyte has taken the wraps of what it claims is the world's lightest notebook. Say hello to the X11,...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

23
Samsung, Google unwrap new Chrome OS laptop, nettop
— 5:17 PM on May 29, 2012

Next-generation Chromebooks are here. Earlier today, Google and Samsung announced the new-and-improved Series 5 Chromebook, which features a revamped version of Chrome OS...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

24