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Windows 8's antivirus will play nice with third-party tools
— 5:31 PM on June 4, 2012

For three years now, Microsoft has offered its own, free antivirus software—Security Essentials—as an alternative to third-party tools. The company is going one step further...

Type: News story Tags: Software Windows

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Etc.
— 10:55 AM on June 4, 2012

Well, this should be quite the week. Geoff and Adam are in Taiwan covering Computex, while much of the gaming press is attending E3. Together,...

Type: News story Tags: Networking Personal tech

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AMD adds a handful of faster Opterons
— 10:18 AM on June 4, 2012

The Opteron processor family has just gotten a little bigger: AMD has added five new models, all of which offer slightly higher clock speeds and...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Servers

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Why did Bulldozer disappoint? Some possible answers
— 11:12 AM on May 31, 2012

AMD's "Bulldozer" microarchitecture has been something of a disappointment, particularly in the FX desktop processors, where it doesn't consistently outperform AMD's prior-generation Phenom II...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Servers

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Intel's ultrabook-bound Core i5-3427U processor
— 11:01 PM on May 30, 2012

The 17W, dual-core version of Ivy Bridge for ultrabooks is finally here. We've compared it to the last generation in our new benchmark suite,...

Type: Feature article Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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Poll: What will happen first?
— 12:39 PM on May 30, 2012

It's time to peer into our crystal balls and predict the future. There are a number of things in the tech industry that should—or at...

Poll Question: • What will happen first?

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Storage Operating systems

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Rumor: Much of HP Enyo team to leave for Google
— 9:51 AM on May 25, 2012

Last December, after months of uncertainty, HP announced its plans for the ill-fated webOS: the mobile operating system would be surrendered to the open-source...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Software Personal tech

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Next-gen Brazos APUs sneak online
— 10:42 AM on May 24, 2012

While putting together the latest system guide, we lamented the lack of a replacement for HP's excellent dm1z ultraportable. The 11.6" system is...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Mobile computing

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Socket FM2 Trinity motherboard pictured
— 6:00 AM on May 22, 2012

Last week, we gave you the lowdown on AMD's new Trinity APUs and their top mobile incarnation: the A10-4600M. Trinity has turned out to...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards

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Video mockup shows Metro version of Firefox
— 1:46 PM on May 17, 2012

I apparently missed this last week, but it's worth a look if you haven't seen it. Ever wonder what Firefox will look like in Windows...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Aaron Sorkin confirmed as Steve Jobs movie writer
— 9:55 AM on May 16, 2012

The upcoming film dramatization of Steve Jobs' life and career might not suck after all. According to SlashFilm, Aaron Sorkin has been confirmed as...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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AMD's A10-4600M 'Trinity' APU reviewed
— 1:55 AM on May 16, 2012

AMD has pulled the curtains back on Trinity, its next-generation APU, which features new Piledriver CPU cores and Northern Islands-derived integrated graphics. Join us...

Type: Feature article Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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Chrome 19 arrives with tab syncing
— 4:57 PM on May 15, 2012

Google has started quietly rolling out the latest Chrome update, and there's a new feature that ought to please folks who juggle multiple PCs...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Netgear releases one 802.11ac router, announces another
— 2:37 PM on May 15, 2012

The next upgrade to the Wi-Fi standard is nigh, and Netgear is getting its ducks in a row. Earlier this afternoon, the company released one...

Type: News story Tags: Networking

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Intel uncorks a plethora of new Xeons
— 6:01 AM on May 15, 2012

Wow, so, Intel's Xeon product line has just gotten substantially larger. The chipmaker has added a whopping 28 new processors to the series, but...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Servers

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Yahoo CEO steps down after resume scandal
— 6:01 AM on May 14, 2012

Yahoo has lost yet another CEO—its third in three years. As Reuters reports, Scott Thompson stepped down as Yahoo's chief executive yesterday, apparently due...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Mozilla, Google bemoan Windows RT browser lockdown
— 9:46 AM on May 10, 2012

The ARM version of Windows 8 (a.k.a. Windows RT) is meant to feature both the Metro and Desktop environments, and in Microsoft's words, it's

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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It's official: Microsoft to kill its Windows Live brand
— 6:00 AM on May 4, 2012

The rumor mill predicted it some time ago, and now, Microsoft has made it official: Windows 8 will herald the death of the Windows...

Type: News story Tags: Software Operating systems Windows

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