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Gigabyte doubles down on Thunderbolt ports
— 6:00 AM on July 6, 2012

A single Thunderbolt port has an obscene amount of bandwidth: 10Gbps in each direction per channel, with two channels per port. The interconnect standard...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Displays

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Have lousy motherboard fan control? Install SpeedFan
— 11:56 AM on July 3, 2012

As TR's resident fan-control nerd, I've spent far too much time critiquing how motherboards go about adjusting fan speeds in response to system temperatures. ...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Cooling Software

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Only 11% of Android devices run Ice Cream Sandwich
— 11:06 AM on July 3, 2012

Android 4.0, otherwise known as Ice Cream Sandwich, was released last fall. More than eight months later, it's migrated to just 11% of Android...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Operating systems Personal tech

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Rumor mill predicts 7.85'' iPad, thinner iPad 3
— 9:41 AM on July 3, 2012

The new iPad is barely four months old, but that doesn't seem to bother the rumor mill. Earlier this morning, we came across not one,...

Type: News story Tags: Personal tech

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HP isn't planning a Windows RT tablet
— 6:00 AM on July 2, 2012

So that might be why Microsoft was so eager to release its own ARM-powered tablet. According to Bloomberg, HP has gone on the record to...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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No Flash plug-in coming to Android 4.1—ever
— 3:47 PM on June 29, 2012

What's that sound? It's the death knell ringing for Flash on Android. Adobe announced yesterday that its Flash plug-in doesn't support—and will never support—the...

Type: News story Tags: Software Personal tech

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Google's pricey Nexus Q media streamer made in the USA
— 11:58 AM on June 29, 2012

$200 tablets and $1,500 glasses weren't the only devices Google revealed during its I/O conference this week. It also debuted the Nexus Q,...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Personal tech

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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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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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Microsoft: We won't release our own Win8 phone
— 6:00 AM on June 26, 2012

Soon after the Surface launch announcement, we heard whispers that Microsoft was cooking up a phone of its own design, as well. The rumor...

Type: News story Tags: Personal tech

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Google makes Maps API cheaper for developers
— 10:39 AM on June 25, 2012

Apple is set to drop Google Maps from its iDevices. Perhaps in response, the search giant has made its Maps API cheaper and easier...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software 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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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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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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Microsoft previews Windows Phone 8
— 2:46 PM on June 20, 2012

On the heels of its Surface tablet announcement, Microsoft has previewed another major product due out later this year: Windows Phone 8. The guys at...

Type: News story Tags: Personal tech

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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...

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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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