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Deal of the week: Windows 8, displays, storage, and games
— 5:52 PM on January 18, 2013

Bad news: Microsoft has announced that its Windows 8 upgrade promotion will end on February 1. From then on, prices for Windows 8 and...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Displays Gaming Windows

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On the marginalization of consumer laptops
— 12:33 AM on January 18, 2013

You probably saw that Gartner report earlier this week about the sluggishness of PC shipments last quarter. Shipments were so sluggish, according to Gartner,...

Type: Blog post Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Asus contemplating Windows-powered PadFone
— 11:24 AM on January 17, 2013

Asus is looking to become a major player in the smartphone market, and it's reportedly in talks with Microsoft to make Windows-based handsets. The...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Asus unveils $149 Android tablet
— 6:00 AM on January 17, 2013

...And the budget tablet price war rages on. The latest onslaught comes from Asus, which has rolled out a 7-inch Android tablet with a shockingly low...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Adata serves mobile storage in multiple flavors
— 5:35 PM on January 11, 2013

The mobile market is growing, and so is the number of PC component makers looking to stake out new territory. Adata is dipping into...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Mobile computing Personal tech

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Deal of the week: Monitors, PSUs, games, and more
— 5:19 PM on January 11, 2013

We have plenty of news from CES to keep us occupied this week, but we wouldn't want to skip our weekly deal post—especially considering some...

Type: News story Tags: Power Displays Gaming Windows

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Nvidia's Project Shield handheld caught on video
— 1:23 PM on January 10, 2013

One of the great things about CES is that, if you know where to look, you can see freshly announced products and prototypes in action....

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Personal tech

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New details, early benchmark data revealed for 15W Kabini APU
— 11:31 AM on January 10, 2013

Earlier this week at CES, AMD unveiled its 2013 mobile and desktop processor roadmap. One of the processors up the company's sleeve is Kabini,...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing Personal tech

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Sliding MSI tablet coming this month at $1299
— 2:56 PM on January 8, 2013

Remember that MSI tablet with the slide-out keyboard we saw at Computex? The device made an encore performance at CES this week—only now, it's...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Atom SoCs heading to cheaper smartphones, faster tablets
— 6:06 PM on January 7, 2013

Intel talked about more than ultrabooks at its CES press conference today. The firm also unveiled a new wrinkle in its smartphone strategy: a...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing Personal tech

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Nvidia shows new Tegra chip, cloud gaming, handheld console
— 4:59 PM on January 7, 2013

During Nvidia's pre-CES press conference last night, company CEO Jen-Hsun Huang took to the stage and unveiled a trifecta of new products. The most notable...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Mobile computing Personal tech Servers

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New Lenovo Win8 tablets have dueling convertible designs
— 1:02 PM on January 7, 2013

The Consumer Electronics Show will no doubt be filled with Windows 8 convertibles. So far, one of the most promising appears to be Lenovo's...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Ubuntu for smartphones looks promising
— 11:40 AM on January 3, 2013

Is there room for another smartphone OS? Canonical seems to think so. The company behind Ubuntu is bringing its Linux distribution to...

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

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Win8 share reached 1.72% in December
— 6:00 AM on January 2, 2013

December usage share numbers are in, and according to Net Applications, Windows...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Nvidia's TegraZone app lends WinRT gamers a hand
— 3:28 PM on December 27, 2012

Got a WinRT tablet? Jealous of your iPad-toting friends and their cornucopia of games? Well, serves you right for being an early adopter. Help is...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Gaming Personal tech

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Acer said to be prepping a $99 Android tablet
— 11:33 AM on December 24, 2012

Another interesting story at the Wall Street Journal this morning: according to a "person with direct knowledge of the project," Acer is cooking up...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Rumor: iPad 5 due in March of next year
— 6:00 AM on December 24, 2012

Bought a new iPad for Christmas? Enjoy it while you can, because it might be obsolete in about three months. That's according to Chinese site...

Type: News story Tags: Personal tech

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How do you prefer to read books?
— 1:40 PM on December 21, 2012

It's way past time for a new poll, and I have an honest question about how folks like to consume books. Have you made...

Poll Question: • How do you prefer to read books?

Type: News story Tags: Personal tech

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