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Sony announces massive 84" 4K flat panel TV set to ship this year

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Sony announced on Wednesday that it has developed an 84" 4K resolution TV that will ship later this year. The unfortunately named XBR-84X900 features a "quad full high definition" (QFHD) resolution of 3840x2160 pixels, and comes complete with a detachable 10-driver "virtual 5.1 surround sound" speaker system designed to offer...
Sony announces massive 84" 4K flat panel TV set to ship this year

AMD's Trinity combo processors aimed at do-it-yourself PC builders and gamers

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Advanced Micro Devices’ new family of combination graphics-microprocessor chips is available today for do-it-yourself PC builders and gamers. As we noted earlier, the chips, code-named Trinity, are accelerated processing units (APUs) that combine graphics and computing functions on a single chip. Now the second-largest maker of PC processors is announcing prices...
AMD's Trinity combo processors aimed at do-it-yourself PC builders and gamers
Google Chrome blamed for new MacBook Air crashes
LG launches A540 laptop series in Korea with IPS, 3D, or glasses-free 3D screens

A Simple Way To Make Apple Events Exciting Again (AAPL)

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After Apple's iPad event, there were predictable howls that the new iPad wasn't mind-blowing enough.  This followed the iPhone 4S event where people felt disappointed. If that's how you feel, we have a simple solution to cure that line of thinking. We don't actually want you to take this...
A Simple Way To Make Apple Events Exciting Again (AAPL)
AMD’s 1-gigahertz Cape Verde graphics chips will bring extreme performance to mid-range computers
HP Envy Spectre XT review

Nvidia teams with Intellectual Ventures to acquire patents

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Graphics chip maker Nvidia has teamed up with Nathan Myhrvold’s Intellectual Ventures to acquire a set of patents developed and owned by IPWireless. The deal shows that the patent wars are a grim reality and big companies have to arm themselves with intellectual property in order to ward off...
Nvidia teams with Intellectual Ventures to acquire patents
Possible new MacBook Pro specs label surfaces: 2560 x 1600 display, USB 3.0 ports, thin as Air

Blogger Victorious over Apple in Small Claims Case on NVIDIA GPU Failures

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Back in January, blogger Seattle Rex announced that he would be suing Apple over issues related to his 2008 MacBook Pro that appears to have suffered from an NVIDIA graphics card failure. According to Rex, the graphics chip on his top-of-the-line 17-inch MacBook Pro began to flake out late last...
Blogger Victorious over Apple in Small Claims Case on NVIDIA GPU Failures

Here's How To Figure Out Which New MacBook You Should Buy (AAPL)

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Apple unveiled a new fleet of MacBook laptops today, updating the MacBook Air, MacBook Pro and unveiling a brand new MacBook Pro with a Retina display. So, which one should you buy? It comes down to what's most important to you. We'll do our best to walk you through the...
Here's How To Figure Out Which New MacBook You Should Buy (AAPL)

10 questions to ask before buying iPad

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By Joe Wilcox, Betanews On Friday night, I bought an iPad nearly three months after giving 12 reasons why I wouldn't. An unexpected reason came up: My wife's MacBook Pro died. I reckoned she could temporarily use the tablet (which cost way less than any new Mac laptop) and give...
10 questions to ask before buying iPad

Higher-end Samsung Galaxy Nexus coming soon?

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The Samsung Galaxy Nexus is a high-end device as it is, that’s for sure. Still, even when it was announced a few months ago, it wasn’t the absolute top of the line smartphone. For those of you disappointed that, for example, its dual-core CPU is only clocked at 1.2 GHz,...
Higher-end Samsung Galaxy Nexus coming soon?

Nvidia’s earnings drop 55 percent with PC slowdown, but beats expectations

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Nvidia said that its net income fell 48 percent for the first fiscal quarter ended April 29. But the graphics chip maker beat expectations and the company’s stock is rising. Revenues for the quarter were $924.9 million, down 4 percent from a year ago. Net income was $60.4 million, or...
Nvidia’s earnings drop 55 percent with PC slowdown, but beats expectations
Nvidia Finally Gets Faces Right - Until They Open Their Mouths

New MacBook Pro models are out now

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Filed under: Macbook ProAfter an early morning bit of store downtime, Apple has released new MacBook Pro models this morning, as rumored/longed for/expected lo these many weeks. The 15" and 17" models now use the i5 and i7 Intel dual-core processors (at 2.53GHz or 2.66Ghz, respectively -- gigahertz numbers no...
New MacBook Pro models are out now
Apple announces the A5X: a system-on-chip with quad-core graphics

So is Intel's Larrabee multicore graphics chip on or off? http://lgno.me/ad3cPD

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So is Intel's Larrabee multicore graphics chip on or off? http://lgno.me/ad3cPD

Google Chrome Causing Freezing and Crashing on New Mac Notebooks

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Over the past several days, Gizmodo has been highlighting freezing and crashing issues on several of its staff's new MacBook Air models, linking the problems to Google Chrome. Switching to Apple's Safari browser eliminated all of the issues, and thus the site recommended that owners of the new machines avoid...
Google Chrome Causing Freezing and Crashing on New Mac Notebooks

A DIY Raspberry Pi Hack Lets You Build The Smallest Gaming Cabinet In The World

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A hacker called [Sprite_tm] AKA Jeroen Domburg built his own teeny, tiny Raspberry Pi-based MAME cabinet using some laser-cut plexiglass, some custom controls, and a eeny, weenie 2.4-inch TFT display. The best part? The cabinet even has a small OLED marquee at the top that shows the current game...
A DIY Raspberry Pi Hack Lets You Build The Smallest Gaming Cabinet In The World

Chip designer Arm jumps nearly 5% after better than expected results ahead of latest Apple launch

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UK business positive about outlook with record order book as it enters fourth quarterAhead of Apple's expected launch of its iPad mini, one of its key suppliers has jumped sharply following better than expected results.Cambridge-based Arm has added 28p to 622.5p after a 22% rise in third quarter profits to...
Chip designer Arm jumps nearly 5% after better than expected results ahead of latest Apple launch

Nvidia responds to Torvalds' diatribe, digit

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In the wake of anti-Nvidia histrionics by the father of Linux last week, the graphics chip supplier offered a rebuttal. [Read more]...
Nvidia responds to Torvalds' diatribe, digit

Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro (APQ8064) MDP benchmarks blow away the competition

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As mentioned earlier, we've just gotten our hands on Qualcomm's latest development platform to see how its first quad core chipset fares. And boy, that APQ8064 really doesn't disappoint, but it should be no surprise -- we've already seen how the top dual core S4 chipsets already beat their...
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro (APQ8064) MDP benchmarks blow away the competition
Nvidia launches $999 graphics card with the world’s fastest gaming performance

Nvidia Open to Acquisitions

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Graphics chip maker Nvidia Corp., which is developing its own portable gaming device, is looking at acquisition targets, Chief Executive Jen-Hsun Huang said....
Nvidia Open to Acquisitions
NASA's scientists drive Mars rover Curiosity as if playing a 3D game
Clevo's 11-inch gaming laptop gives Alienware's M11x a run for its money
Get in line early: New iPad goes on sale at 8 a.m. Friday

Epic Games' Unreal Engine 3 now working on Linux through Google Chrome, more or less

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A Holy Grail of Linux gaming has been an Unreal Engine 3 port. Getting one for the OS would unlock a world of games that has been the province of, well, just about any other mainstream platform. Thanks to Google preserving Flash on Linux through Chrome, that dream is...
Epic Games' Unreal Engine 3 now working on Linux through Google Chrome, more or less
13" MacBook Pro teardown: easy SSD, trackpad access, no room for RAM
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