ARCHIVE

Filter by content types:

News stories Blog posts Feature articles Polls Image galleries

Filter by tags:

Cases Chipsets Cooling Copyright CPUs Displays Folding Game consoles Gaming Graphics Input devices Internet Linux-Unix Mac Memory Miscellaneous Mobile computing Motherboards Multimedia Networking Operating systems Personal tech Podcast Power Servers Shortbread Software Storage Systems The Tech Report Windows Workstations
$149 Asus MeMO Pad tablet now available stateside
— 9:07 AM on April 8, 2013

In January, Asus announced an Android tablet with a puny $149 price tag. The device was slated to come out first in "emerging markets,"...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

29
Epic's Rein calls PS4 a 'really perfect gaming PC'
— 11:11 AM on April 4, 2013

I think game developers are happy with Sony's choice of hardware for the PlayStation 4. At least, Epic Games' Mark Rein seems to be. In...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Game consoles

185
WinRT systems getting deep price cuts
— 9:12 AM on April 3, 2013

Windows RT tablets are getting cheaper. That may be good news for bargain hunters, but it's bad news for Microsoft. So says PC World, which...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Windows Personal tech

44
Microsoft lowers resolution requirement for Win8 slates
— 9:18 AM on April 1, 2013

There's been some speculation that Microsoft plans to enter the fast-growing world of 7- and 8-inch tablets. This evidence suggests the company may do so...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Windows Personal tech

25
Amazing new apple product is dual-core, wireless, dead simple to use
— 2:19 PM on March 29, 2013

Another hype-laden apple product launch is upon us. Here's the scene: I have to admit, now I...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

85
Dispatches from the Nexus
— 5:16 PM on March 28, 2013

This past summer, the power button my Palm Pre started misbehaving. At last, I had an excuse to replace the aging handset with something...

Type: Blog post Tags: Mobile computing Operating systems Personal tech

39
Release roundup: Tiny PCs, slim SSDs, quiet cases, and low-profile graphics
— 5:01 PM on March 28, 2013

The biggest hardware launches of the past week or so were undoubtedly AMD's Radeon HD 7790 and Nvidia's GeForce GTX 650 Ti Boost....

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Cases Storage Systems

20
Two more Dell offers on the table
— 11:15 AM on March 25, 2013

Dell may not go private after all. In February, the PC maker agreed to terms on a deal that would see investment firm...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

18
Nvidia's Huang not thrilled with Windows RT
— 9:06 AM on March 20, 2013

Jen-Hsun Huang, Nvidia's CEO, had a busy day at yesterday's GPU Technology Conference. We saw him announce next-gen GPUs, futue Tegra chips, and...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows Personal tech

67
Samsung confirms plans for 'watch product'
— 6:00 AM on March 20, 2013

Last month, the rumor mill claimed Apple is working on a "watch-like...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

52
Deal of the week: A 3TB hard drive, a free game, some RAM, and tablets
— 5:04 PM on March 15, 2013

We're going to keep this week's deal post short and sweet, thanks to the magic of HTML lists—and because writing lists in prose is, like,...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Memory Mobile computing Gaming Personal tech

10
Samsung intros Galaxy S4 ''life companion''
— 9:20 AM on March 15, 2013

Samsung revealed its next-generation Galaxy S4 smartphone yesterday. Ars Technica has the goods on the new Android flagship, which seems to be more...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

126
8.9'' Kindle Fire HD tablet gets a price cut
— 6:00 AM on March 15, 2013

Amazon has fired the latest shot in the ongoing tablet price war. This...

Type: News story Tags: Personal tech

19
Mini tablets fueling Android market share gains
— 6:00 AM on March 14, 2013

Although Steve Jobs derided 7" tablets in public, he was apparently more enthusiastic about the idea behind closed doors. Jobs believed there would...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

32
The problem with Windows convertible tablets
— 10:56 PM on March 13, 2013

I've been spending a fair bit of time with Windows convertible tablets lately. I reviewed the Samsung ATIV Smart PC Pro 700T last week,...

Type: Blog post Tags: Mobile computing Windows Personal tech

109
The DIY PC as fire starter: is this a thing now?
— 12:20 PM on March 13, 2013

It's quite possible flames have burst out of other PC components in Damage Labs over the years. I've smelled the acrid smoke from a...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Power Systems

103
Dell shows 18'' convertible all-in-one PC
— 9:08 AM on March 13, 2013

Wow. I guess Asus isn't the only one to think there's a market for jumbo-sized convertible all-in-ones. On the heels of the Transformer AiO's

Type: News story Tags: Systems

40
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

18