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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

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Chrome being optimized for high-density displays
— 10:15 AM on June 14, 2012

The new MacBook Pro's Retina display is pretty nifty. Few applications are designed to really take advantage of all the extra pixels, but Google is...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Software

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Crytek to concentrate on free-to-play titles
— 6:00 AM on June 11, 2012

We all know Crysis 3 is due out next spring. What you might not know is that, apparently, the game may be Crytek's last...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Deal of the week: High-capacity SSD bargains
— 5:27 PM on June 8, 2012

Solid-state drives have recently slipped under the $1/gigabyte threshold, and that's good news for bargain hunters—especially those in the market for high-capacity drives that can...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Gaming

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First Unreal Engine 4 videos now available
— 4:06 PM on June 8, 2012

Last month, we saw the first screenshots of Epic's first Unreal Engine 4 demo. Sadly, the full demo was kept from public eyes, so...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Metro-flavored Chrome coming to Windows 8
— 9:40 AM on June 8, 2012

Folks using the Windows 8 Release Preview will soon have another browser to try out: Chrome, the "dev channel" release of which is about...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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PC gaming was everywhere at E3 2012
— 6:00 AM on June 8, 2012

While we were busy covering Computex over in Taiwan earlier this week, a whole other trade show was going on in Los Angeles: E3 2012....

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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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

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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

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Square Enix shows impressive DirectX 11 tech demo
— 5:37 PM on June 6, 2012

Is this how games would look if they weren't targeted at ancient console hardware? If so, wow. Final Fantasy series developer Square Enix has posted some...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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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

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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

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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

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Watch Dogs has hacking, gunplay in an open-world Chicago
— 9:52 AM on June 5, 2012

The folks at Ubisoft Montreal are working on a new game, and it's not yet another Assassin's Creed sequel. Rather, Watch Dogs is based on fresh IP and...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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