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Deal of the week: Discounted memory, cheap graphics, and more
— 5:18 PM on November 1, 2013

It's finally happened. I've succumbed to the scourge of bulleted lists. They kinda make sense for our weekly deals post, where there's little potential...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Cases Memory Software

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Eizo gaming monitor combines VA panel, 240Hz refresh rate
— 11:33 AM on November 1, 2013

In August, Eizo announced the FDF2405W, a 23.5" 1080p screen that delivers a 240Hz refresh rate on a VA panel with 10-bit color reproduction—a...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Gaming

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Massive patent lawsuit targets Google and its Android partners
— 9:33 AM on November 1, 2013

The smartphone scene just got a lot more litigious. Google and seven of its Android partners, including heavyweights like Samsung, LG, HTC, and Asus, have...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Operating systems

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Google's Nexus 5 smartphone arrives with Android 4.4 KitKat
— 2:34 PM on October 31, 2013

Google has officially unveiled its latest Nexus handset. The Nexus 5 combines updated hardware with a new version of Android, and it's already...

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

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It's official: FAA to allow personal electronics during takeoff, landing
— 11:10 AM on October 31, 2013

This was all leaked weeks ago, but it's now official. The U.S.'s Federal Aviation Administration has eased restrictions on the use of electronics...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Samsung dominates smartphone shipments in Q3
— 11:09 AM on October 30, 2013

The smartphone market continues to grow. Research firm IDC has released shipment figures for the third quarter of 2013, and they show year-over-year...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Lenovo intros 'multimode' Yoga Tablet with 18-hour battery
— 9:24 AM on October 30, 2013

Now, this is interesting: a tablet design that isn't just a slightly different take on the iPad. Lenovo has announced the Yoga Tablet, which...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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ARM announces faster, more power-efficient Mali-T7x0 GPUs
— 2:43 PM on October 29, 2013

ARM is perhaps best known for its Cortex A-series processor cores, which it licenses to system-on-a-chip makers, but the firm also has a strong presence...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Personal tech

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Motorola's Project Ara promises modular smartphones
— 11:03 AM on October 29, 2013

Motorola's Moto Maker program brings a hint of customization to smartphones by allowing buyers to choose the color of the front, back, and accent pieces...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Apple posts record iPhone sales, disappoints Wall Street
— 9:26 AM on October 29, 2013

Apple's quarterly financials are out. These latest numbers correspond to the fourth quarter of Apple's 2013 fiscal year, which ended on September 28, and they...

Type: News story Tags: Mac Personal tech

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UPDATED: Nvidia Shield update brings Console Mode, Gamepad Mapper
— 8:00 AM on October 28, 2013

Shield users, rejoice! Nvidia has announced its October software update for the handheld game console thingamajig. The update brings "official" support for GameStream, the Shield's killer...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Game consoles Personal tech

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Etc.
— 4:33 PM on October 27, 2013

Happy Sunday! I'm packing to head to ARM TechCon this week and looking forward to learning some new things. The folks at...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Personal tech The Tech Report

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$2,200 in prizes up for grabs in TR's Dear Diary contest
— 3:01 PM on October 25, 2013

Our summer o' giveaways is over, but that doesn't mean we're out of gear to give out. In fact, we've amassed our biggest bounty this...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous The Tech Report

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Deal of the week: Cheap convertibles and discounted components
— 1:43 PM on October 25, 2013

We had hoped to fill this week's deal post with links to AMD's Radeon R9 290X graphics card, but it's out of stock...

Type: News story Tags: Cases Cooling Storage Memory Mobile computing

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The first-gen Surface Pro is now $699
— 1:24 PM on October 24, 2013

Barely two months ago, Microsoft made its $100 price cut to the first-gen Surface Pro permanent. Now, as CNet News reports, the tablet...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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12.1'' mobile screen boasts 4K resolution
— 10:43 AM on October 23, 2013

We've seen televisions and PC monitors with 4K resolutions. Now, a compact mobile display has joined the club. Japan Display has developed...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Apple unveils 1-lb iPad Air, Retina-infused iPad mini
— 2:22 PM on October 22, 2013

After tackling Mac updates during today's keynote, Apple moved on to the pièce de résistance: new iPad goodness. Two new iPads are coming next month. The...

Type: News story Tags: Mac Personal tech

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WSJ: Microsoft working on Google Glass rival
— 9:18 AM on October 22, 2013

Worried that wearing one of those Google Glass contraptions will make you look uncool? Well, worry no more; Microsoft has a similar device in the...

Type: News story Tags: Personal tech

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