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Net Applications: Win7 usage share now exceeds XP's
— 5:38 PM on September 4, 2012

For the first time in many years, Windows XP may no longer be the most widely used version of Windows. At least, that's what the...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Intel adds cheaper, dual-core desktop Ivy CPUs
— 11:52 AM on September 4, 2012

Shopping for an Ivy Bridge processor on a budget has just gotten a little bit easier. Intel quietly updated its price list over the...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Acer, Asus to pull out of netbook market
— 9:18 AM on September 4, 2012

The death knell may be sounding for netbooks. According to a recent story by DigiTimes, two heavyweights of the netbook world, Acer and Asus, both...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Valve job posting teases hardware plans
— 6:00 AM on September 4, 2012

Is it me, or is Valve growing more and more eager to break...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Gaming Game consoles

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Friday night topic: Pet edition!
— 5:44 PM on August 31, 2012

Yeah, that's right, we're shamelessly going to post a FNT asking you to link to pictures of your pets. Feel free to tell us...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Virtu MVP goes mobile, arrives on Origin laptops
— 9:30 AM on August 31, 2012

Lucid's Virtu MVP graphics virtualization software is already supported by a substantial number of desktop motherboards. Now, the software is becoming available on notebooks—and, according...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Mobile computing

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Bloomberg: 7.85'' iPad coming in October, new Kindle Fire next week
— 9:26 AM on August 31, 2012

The rumor mill never ceases to grind out stories about upcoming tablets, phones, and other gadgets. Sometimes, though, it's nice to see a mainstream news...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Asetek gets liquid cooling patents, sues CoolIT
— 2:56 PM on August 30, 2012

Patent infringement lawsuits aren't just for smartphones. Water-cooler maker Asetek is suing rival firm CoolIT Systems according to this report over at VR-Zone. Turns...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Cooling

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HP unveils hybrid 11.6'' Windows 8 tablet
— 9:18 AM on August 30, 2012

We learned a couple of months back that HP has no plans for ARM-powered Windows RT tablets—at least not yet. The firm still intends...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Samsung Series 5 and Series 7 Slates break cover
— 6:00 AM on August 30, 2012

Remember the Windows 8 hybrid Samsung teased earlier this week? The system was formally unveiled at the IFA show in Berlin, Germany, and it...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Wireless device recharging is coming to laptops, says Intel
— 12:12 PM on August 29, 2012

Modern notebooks are loaded with wireless technologies. The 802.11 alphabet soup covers Wi-Fi networking, while various flavors of Bluetooth provide peripheral connectivity. NFC chips are...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Unreal Engine 3 ported to Windows RT
— 10:48 AM on August 29, 2012

ARM-based Windows tablets are a couple of months off, and their gaming potential just got a nice boost from Epic. Unreal Engine 3, the basis...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Gaming

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Asus unveils new Zenbooks both big and small
— 10:24 AM on August 29, 2012

Asus has let loose a flurry of press releases at the IFA consumer electronics show in Berlin, Germany. A lot of attention seems to be...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Samsung widget offers pseudo Start menu in Windows 8
— 12:47 PM on August 28, 2012

We don't always like it when system vendors layer their own user interface elements on top of the operating system. The supposed enhancements are often...

Type: News story Tags: Software Operating systems

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FAA forms group to examine in-flight electronics usage
— 12:10 PM on August 28, 2012

Earlier this year, we learned that the Federal Aviation Administration was taking a fresh look at whether passengers should be able to use electronics...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Leaked Valleyview slides detail next-gen Atom SoC
— 10:32 AM on August 28, 2012

Some possible details have leaked out regarding next-generation Atom processors. The information comes from an official-looking presentation deck published by EXPreview. Most of the...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Chipsets

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Best Buy lists $300 Lenovo tablet with Tegra 3 SoC
— 12:17 PM on August 27, 2012

According to research firm ABI, tablet sales are expected to exceed 100 million units this year. The market is growing rapidly, and falling prices...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Samsung teases Windows 8 hybrid
— 10:25 AM on August 27, 2012

Add Samsung to the list of PC vendors with a Windows 8 hybrid in the works. Although the system won't be unveiled formally until the...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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