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NVIDIA announces GeForce GTX 770 for under $400, says it's faster than last year's GTX 680

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It probably won't come as a huge surprise, given the GTX 780's appearance last week, but today's launch of the GTX 770 nevertheless brings us a very interesting product. The card is claimed to be about five percent faster than last year's much more expensive flagship, the GTX 680,...
NVIDIA announces GeForce GTX 770 for under $400, says it's faster than last year's GTX 680
Nintendo details the engineering that went into the Wii U

Google Wants Your Lamp to Tell You How Much Power It's Using

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Google PowerMeter is part of a series of efforts by various large and small companies, including Green Goose and Microsoft, to launch better and smarter home energy monitoring services. Today, Google took the next step in its efforts to make PowerMeter a ubiquitous service by launching an API for PowerMeter...
Google Wants Your Lamp to Tell You How Much Power It's Using

Samsung may be single display supplier for new iPad

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Samsung is currently the only display supplier for the third-generation iPad, claims Vinita Jakhanwal, a senior manager with research firm IHS iSuppli. Two other companies in the running, Sharp and LG Display, allegedly failed to meet Apple's quality requirements. "The display specifications on the new iPad are very demanding in...
Samsung may be single display supplier for new iPad
Gift Guide: Ten One Design Pogo Connect iPad Stylus
Apple releases update for MacBook Air and MacBook Pro to fix CPU power consumption and USB errors
AMD’s 1-gigahertz Cape Verde graphics chips will bring extreme performance to mid-range computers

Apple says its processor plans are 'ambitious', puts Mansfield in charge Technologies group

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Buried in today’s massive announcement about executive changes is the fact that formerly retired SVP Bob Mansfield is not only staying on, he is being put in charge of a new group called Technologies. And that group will include Apple’s semiconductor teams, who are in charge of its processors like...
Apple says its processor plans are 'ambitious', puts Mansfield in charge Technologies group
Audience's super-smart audio chips promise far better sound quality for cell phones
IBM deploys hot-water cooled supercomputer

It's time to move on from power testing most desktop PCs

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Wonder what happened to our desktop power consumption test? All will come clear....
It's time to move on from power testing most desktop PCs

Dell: Build Your Own Cloud

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In growing technology markets, the rate of innovation increases as the technologies become more accessible. That's what is most significant about the announcement from Dell today that it is now offering servers, loaded and ready to go. The servers are designed with the power and optimized for customers that wish...
Dell: Build Your Own Cloud

Inside Google's new location APIs for Android

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Setting: Large ballroom in Moscone. Large enough that two sets of projected screens are on, one up front, and one pair amidset. Crowded, one or two open seats per long row. Two bright-shirted Google employees in blue. We start on time. Today during the I/O developer conference, Googlers Waleed Kadous and...
Inside Google's new location APIs for Android
Atom vs. Cortex-A15 vs. Krait vs. Tegra 3: Which mobile CPU is the most power efficient?

Sharp rolls out high-res IGZO LCDs destined for tablets, laptops and monitors

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Well, a week (or two) is a long time in the technology industry, and despite that joint venture with Sony heading south, it's not all bad news for Sharp. According to a press release from the panel maker, it has begun production of the world's first screens based on...
Sharp rolls out high-res IGZO LCDs destined for tablets, laptops and monitors

Broadcom unveils the world's smallest LTE-Advanced modem for smartphone and tablets

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Chip maker Broadcom has revealed the industry’s smallest LTE-Advanced modem built for smartphones and tablets today. The chip has been designed for top-tier devices and 4G connectivity, combining a full cellular baseband with a world-band radio that is 35 percent smaller than its competitors. Broadcom says the new modem, called the BCM21982,...
Broadcom unveils the world's smallest LTE-Advanced modem for smartphone and tablets

Study: iOS device charging costs shockingly low

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A new study has revealed exact figures on how much money users spend charging their iPads and iPhones. According to the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), charging a current-generation iPad every other day from completely drained costs the user $1.36 per year. The study's intention is to evaluate the United...
Study: iOS device charging costs shockingly low
AMD E-Series Brazos 2.0 coming soon to power $599 ultra-thin laptops

Meet Cyclos, a startup that cuts chip power consumption

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When building chips, designers usually have to trade energy efficiency for performance. In general, the higher the performance, the greater the battery suck. But as smarter, more graphically intensive mobile devices land in the arms of consumers, and more data centers are requiring 100 MW or more to deliver web...
Meet Cyclos, a startup that cuts chip power consumption

NEC aims economical 19-inch LCD screen at small businesses

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NEC has lined up a new monitor for the budget inclined. The AS192WM is a 19-inch AccuSync LED backlit display that offers a 33-percent reduction in power consumption, partly due to removing the Cold Cathode Fluorescent Lamp backlighting that its predecessor used. The Energy Star 6.0 compliance, EPEAT Silver rating,...
NEC aims economical 19-inch LCD screen at small businesses

When toasters fly: what will it take for "smart" appliances to take off?

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You’re driving home after a long day at work. You call up your refrigerator and ask it what it suggests for dinner. It says you have just enough ingredients for one of your favorite comfort foods (a medium-rare burger with Swiss cheese, a kaiser roll and ketchup). You tell it to start defrosting the...
When toasters fly: what will it take for "smart" appliances to take off?
Ad-supported apps leave smartphones in high-power states, drain batteries

Sony Shows Power Outlets That Can Control Electricity by User, Device, or Source

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Sony is developing electric wall sockets and plugs that can control power consumption by appliance, user or original power source....
Sony Shows Power Outlets That Can Control Electricity by User, Device, or Source
HTC Car StereoClip Bluetooth music adapter now available through Sprint
Iomega's new Xeon-packing NAS does more than store data

Intel Hits Ultra-Low Power Point For Server Chips

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Intel has seemed a little ambivalent about growth prospects for an emerging class of computers dubbed micro servers. If they do take off, though, Intel plans to have just the chips for them. The company, at gathering in Beijing, unveiled plans for a calculating engine for such machines based on...
Intel Hits Ultra-Low Power Point For Server Chips

PlayStation Vita car adapter and portable charger get release date and price for Japan

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While we haven't found the PlayStation Vita's battery life to be terrible, it's certainly a far cry from the days when you could expect your Game Boy to keep on going well into the double digits. However, last year Sony announced plans to mitigate the issue with an accessory,...
PlayStation Vita car adapter and portable charger get release date and price for Japan
Voice calls over 4G LTE networks are battery killers

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AMD expected to unveil ARM-based server on Monday

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AMD has called a press conference in San Francisco on Monday where it's likely to announce plans for a SeaMicro server based on an upcoming 64-bit processor design from ARM. AMD CEO Rory Read is expected at the event, and an ARM spokesman confirmed Thursday that ARM CEO Warren...
AMD expected to unveil ARM-based server on Monday
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