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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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Motherboard makers say desktop Trinity delayed
— 1:50 PM on June 11, 2012

Computex — As you may be aware, AMD launched its long-awaited Trinity APU last month. Only mobile variants are available to start, and the...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards Chipsets

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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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MSI MPower motherboards extend warranty to overclockers
— 3:46 AM on June 10, 2012

Computex — Enthusiast-oriented Z77 and X79 motherboards could be found all over the Computex exhibition hall. Two of them belonged to MSI's new MPower...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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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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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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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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Gigabyte puts server chipset on Sandy Bridge-E motherboard
— 10:45 AM on June 6, 2012

Computex — Despite its breathtaking bandwidth, Intel's X79 platform was somewhat of a disappointment when it launched. The chipset lacked the extra SAS and SATA...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Chipsets

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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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ASRock doubles down on Thunderbolt ports, cables
— 10:51 AM on June 5, 2012

Computex — While touring ASRock's booth at the Computex trade show in Taipei, Taiwan this afternoon, we caught a glimpse of a rather interesting Thunderbolt...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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Windows 8's antivirus will play nice with third-party tools
— 5:31 PM on June 4, 2012

For three years now, Microsoft has offered its own, free antivirus software—Security Essentials—as an alternative to third-party tools. The company is going one step further...

Type: News story Tags: Software Windows

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A quick look at Thunderbolt on the PC
— 3:10 PM on June 4, 2012

Thunderbolt has finally arrived on the PC. Motherboards with Thunderbolt ports are selling online and Ivy Bridge notebooks are primed to feature the technology....

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage Displays Mobile computing

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