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Chromium code suggests Google Now coming to the PC
— 10:34 AM on March 12, 2013

Google Now is one of the best features of recent versions of Android. This customizable information aggregator fills itself with useful information on everything...

Type: News story Tags: Software

Office 2013 retail licenses can now be transferred
— 9:07 AM on March 12, 2013

Quite a few Office users were miffed last month, when Microsoft clarified its licensing terms for the new productivity suite. For some odd...

Type: News story Tags: Software

AMD intros 35W Richland mobile APUs
— 7:00 AM on March 12, 2013

Richland is here. The successor to AMD's Trinity APU has been shipping to PC makers since January, and today, we can tell you more...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Mobile computing

Report: New Ivy-based Pentiums on the way
— 4:34 PM on March 11, 2013

The PC market wouldn't be the same without the endless multiplication of sub-$100 processors. Every few months, it seems, AMD and Intel take turns pelting...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

Monday Shortbread
— 1:13 PM on March 11, 2013

7 Up Reuters: Icahn says Dell agrees to confidential look at books AppleInsider shares rumor: Apple manufacturing 2TB SSDs bound for upcoming Mac...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

Tomb Raider update addresses Nvidia issues
— 12:32 PM on March 11, 2013

Last week, Nvidia publicly apologized for the problems some GeForce users encountered in the new Tomb Raider. We're still awaiting an updated driver from...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

Nvidia PhysX SDK adds PlayStation 4 support
— 12:11 PM on March 11, 2013

We already know Sony's upcoming PlayStation 4 console will feature a custom AMD processor that combines Jaguar CPU cores with Radeon graphics. It...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Game consoles

Google's Talking Shoe wants to motivate you
— 9:55 AM on March 11, 2013

Wearable computers are apparently the future. We have smartphones in our pockets nearly all of the time, so we're not far off already. ...

Type: News story Tags: Personal tech

Xi3 taking pre-orders for 'grapefruit-sized' gaming PC
— 9:03 AM on March 11, 2013

A couple of months ago, Xi3 unveiled a "grapefruit-sized" small-form-factor PC allegedly designed to run Steam and Steam's Big Picture mode. Well, now, Xi3...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

SimCity buyers to get free game as compensation
— 6:00 AM on March 11, 2013

It's no secret that the launch of the new SimCity didn't go...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

MSI's Z77IA-E53 Mini-ITX motherboard reviewed
— 8:20 PM on March 10, 2013

MSI's Z77-based Mini-ITX board has a unique mix of features, including VGA connectivity, an open Mini PCIe/mSATA slot, and smartphone-based tweaking software. We...

Type: Feature article Tags: Motherboards

Sunday Shortbread
— 10:02 AM on March 10, 2013

7 Up C|Net: Four months in, Windows 8 needs help Mark Shuttleworth: Not convinced by rolling releases The Powerbase: Linux Mint "not...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

Saturday Shortbread
— 1:45 PM on March 9, 2013

The Pick 6 Reuters: Carl Icahn demands Dell pay $16 billion dividend to avert fight X-bit labs: Intel seeks additional professionals for...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

Friday night topic: Video game graphics, then and now
— 4:00 PM on March 8, 2013

I know in my bones that graphics technology has advanced by leaps and bounds over time and that video game visuals have improved to take...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

Deal of the week: High-capacity SSDs, IPS displays, and more
— 3:46 PM on March 8, 2013

Remember when Samsung's 840 Series 500GB SSD dipped to $280 last week? Well, good news: it's on sale again. Until midnight Pacific Time tonight, entering...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Displays Mobile computing Windows

New Asus all-in-one PC is also a tablet
— 11:52 AM on March 8, 2013

We're all familiar with convertible tablets—plug your slate into a keyboard dock, turn it into a bizarro laptop. Simple, straightforward, sensible. Well, that wasn't enough...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Mobile computing

Friday Shortbread
— 11:14 AM on March 8, 2013

7 Up Google's Transparency Report TNW: Twitter's API keys and secrets for its official apps surface PCMag: More lawmakers promise bills to...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

Rumor: Ivy Bridge-E pushed to Q4
— 10:23 AM on March 8, 2013

Just about 14 months have passed since Intel launched its Sandy Bridge-E processors for high-end desktops. Their Ivy Bridge-E replacements are due out...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Chipsets