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Restrictions on Windows 8 in-place upgrades detailed
— 6:00 AM on June 29, 2012

Windows 8's retail release is fast approaching. Unless the new Metro user interface gives you a rash, you might be thinking of upgrading—and an in-place...

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Google's $199 tablet is official; you can pre-order one now
— 1:57 PM on June 27, 2012

Everyone was expecting Google to unveil a new tablet at its I/O developer conference this morning, and the company didn't disappoint. It pulled back the...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Tablets will outsell PCs next year, says Microsoft
— 9:39 AM on June 27, 2012

If you were still wondering why Windows 8 puts its Metro interface front and center so dramatically, well, here's why. The guys at PC Pro...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Windows Personal tech

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Apple said to be hogging metal chassis supply
— 5:12 PM on June 26, 2012

Metal enclosures are in high demand these days, and it's no secret why. PC laptops are shedding their flimsy plastic shells and replacing them with...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Mac

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Second-gen Kindle Fire reportedly launching July 31
— 9:43 AM on June 26, 2012

Yesterday, details leaked out about an upcoming 7" tablet from Google—one that's supposed to come out later this week toting a $199 price tag,...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Specs leak out for $199 Google tablet
— 9:39 AM on June 25, 2012

For months now, the rumor mill has been predicting the arrival of a 7-inch tablet from Google—an affordable device to rival the Kindle Fire, only...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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HDTV maker Vizio has intriguing ultrabooks
— 12:21 PM on June 22, 2012

I didn't think much of the news that Vizio was getting into the PC business. The company is best known for its HDTVs, which...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Mobile computing

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Leaked slides tease Haswell-EP details
— 11:21 AM on June 22, 2012

Although server-grade CPUs based on Intel's Ivy Bridge silicon have yet to arrive, rumors are already swirling about what's in the cards for Intel's next,...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Chipsets Servers Workstations

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High-DPI Acer tablet now available for $449.99
— 10:46 AM on June 22, 2012

Android tablets with high-DPI displays are finally breaking cover. As The Verge reports, Acer's Iconia Tab A700 is now available from Acer's own...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Release roundup: Cooler Master, Eurocom, Sharkoon, and Super Talent
— 4:31 PM on June 21, 2012

In the wake of Computex, big launches are usually followed by smaller ones—and, in some cases, availability of products we saw at the show. This...

Type: News story Tags: Cases Storage Input devices Mobile computing Workstations

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Rumor: Microsoft Surface tablets to cost $599, $799
— 6:00 AM on June 21, 2012

On Tuesday, Microsoft stated that its Surface tablet for Windows RT will be priced in line with "comparable" ARM tablets. It also said the...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Acer's new M5 ultrabooks start at $680
— 12:02 PM on June 20, 2012

Another day, another Ivy ultrabook announcement. This time, it's Acer, which has released details on the Aspire Timeline Ultra M5 notebook configurations that...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Microsoft's ARM-powered Surface has Tegra inside
— 6:00 AM on June 20, 2012

We already know the x86 version of Microsoft's Surface tablet will pack an Intel Ivy Bridge processor. What about the ARM model? Microsoft stayed mum...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Trinity-toting HP Envy Sleekbook now available
— 5:17 PM on June 19, 2012

Now you can get a not-quite-an-ultrabook from HP, too. The company has started taking orders for the Envy Sleekbook 6, a thin-and-light machine with...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Intel Atom CPU anchors ultra-dense HP server
— 1:08 PM on June 19, 2012

A standard 4U rackmount enclosure measures 7" tall, 19" wide, and up to 24" deep. How many servers do you think you could cram...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Servers

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7-inch Google tablet expected to launch next week
— 9:43 AM on June 19, 2012

This is shaping up to be a momentous month for tablets. In the wake of Microsoft's Surface tablet announcement, DigiTimes reports that Google

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Microsoft unveils ARM-, Intel-powered tablets
— 8:49 PM on June 18, 2012

At a highly publicized media event in Los Angeles this afternoon, Microsoft took the wraps off not one, but two Windows 8 tablets. One...

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Purportedly leaked Xbox 720 specs give us a headache
— 11:15 AM on June 18, 2012

The folks at PC Mag claim to have a leaked 56-page document that lays out in some detail Microsoft's plans for its next-gen game...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Game consoles

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