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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

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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

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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

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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

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Netgear releases one 802.11ac router, announces another
— 2:37 PM on May 15, 2012

The next upgrade to the Wi-Fi standard is nigh, and Netgear is getting its ducks in a row. Earlier this afternoon, the company released one...

Type: News story Tags: Networking

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Arctic, fiber optic cables to link Japan and the UK
— 11:24 AM on March 21, 2012

This summer, work will begin on a trio of undersea cables linking Japan to the United Kingdom. Two of those lines will make their...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Networking

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Ubuntu 11.10 'Oneiric Ocelot' hits the web
— 12:55 PM on October 13, 2011

Sick of the hubbub about iOS 5? Here's a new operating system launch that might be more up your alley. Canonical put up version 11.10...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Linux-Unix

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Intel drops MeeGo, backs new OS project
— 9:28 AM on September 28, 2011

Looks like MeeGo is about to join webOS in the graveyard of mobile operating systems that didn't quite make it. Intel announced this morning...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Linux-Unix

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Bigfoot Killer Wireless-N cards land in Alienware laptops
— 11:59 AM on July 11, 2011

We don't hear Bigfoot's name all that often these days, but the company is still out there scoring juicy design wins with PC vendors. This...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Networking

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Wi-Fi proven to interfere with airline display units
— 11:27 AM on March 10, 2011

Do you roll your eyes when asked to turn off your laptop during takeoff and landing on an airplane? Maybe you shouldn't. Flightglobal...

Type: News story Tags: Networking Personal tech

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Release roundup: Wi-Fi, USB 3.0, and LGA1366 gear
— 1:46 PM on March 4, 2011

This week's release roundup is a doozy, with noteworthy announcements from Bigfoot Networks, Corsair, Gigabyte, Kingston, and Transcend. We've got an upgrade to Corsair's Obsidian...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Storage Memory Networking

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Radio breakthrough could double Wi-Fi performance
— 11:05 AM on February 16, 2011

Scientists at Stanford University have made a breakthrough that could double the speed of Wi-Fi and other wireless networks. This boost comes courtesy of...

Type: News story Tags: Networking

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Bigfoot and VisionTek team for GPU/NIC hybrid
— 7:00 AM on December 1, 2010

At Computex earlier this year, Bigfoot Networks and graphics card maker TUL displayed a prototype expansion card that combined a Radeon HD 5000-series GPU...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Networking

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Maximum PC compares seven 802.11n routers
— 1:04 PM on October 28, 2010

Raise your hand if you have a wireless router at home. Yeah, I thought so. As a follow-up to a comparison of

Type: News story Tags: Networking

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Survey: Linux still gaining traction in the enterprise
— 6:00 AM on October 12, 2010

These days, I don't hear many industry analysts talking about the "year of Linux on the desktop"—that'd be a bit hyperbolic, with Linux distributions commanding...

Type: News story Tags: Linux-Unix

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Windows XP bug behind Free Public Wi-Fi that isn't
— 2:51 PM on October 11, 2010

Free Wi-Fi is getting harder and harder to find these days. Well, real free Wi-Fi, anyway. As many of you have no doubt...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Networking

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Ubuntu 10.10 adds paid app store, new netbook goodies
— 9:29 AM on October 11, 2010

The people at Canonical are still sticking tightly to their biannual release schedule for Ubuntu, it looks like. The latest version of the operating system,...

Type: News story Tags: Linux-Unix

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Ubuntu designer shows user-tracking UI
— 4:46 PM on September 20, 2010

Could your PC serve you better by knowing its position relative to you? Ubuntu interface designer Christian Giordano experimented with the concept last week,...

Type: News story Tags: Software Linux-Unix

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