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Leaked Intel roadmap shows the end of socketed CPUs - the end of upgradable PCs?

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Intel's latest leaked roadmap shows the company moving away from traditional desktop sockets and towards an embedded-only future. Will upgradeable CPUs go the way of the Dodo?...
Leaked Intel roadmap shows the end of socketed CPUs - the end of upgradable PCs?

Dell's Latitude 10 tablet and dock, OptiPlex 9010 AIO, Latitude 6430u laptop arrive to tempt business pros

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Windows 8 is coming folks, and so is an onslaught of new machines featuring Microsoft's something-for-everyone OS. Dell already showed us some of its fresh consumer Win8 hardware back at IFA 2012, and now it's the enterprise's turn to shine. First up is the Latitude 10 tablet, which packs...
Dell's Latitude 10 tablet and dock, OptiPlex 9010 AIO, Latitude 6430u laptop arrive to tempt business pros

Western Digital enters the router market, higher-end models include built-in hard drives

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Western Digital is no stranger to media streaming, but until now its specialty has been moving content off a set-top box and onto your television. Now, though, the company is getting into the wireless game as well: it just announced its first networking products, including four dual-band routers and...
Western Digital enters the router market, higher-end models include built-in hard drives

RT @shauntrennery: Awesomeness! Socket.IO: sockets for the rest of us. http://www.rosepad.com/socket-io-sockets-for-the-rest-of-us/

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RT @shauntrennery: Awesomeness! Socket.IO: sockets for the rest of us. http://www.rosepad.com/socket-io-sockets-for-the-rest-of-us/

AMD reveals Opteron 3300 and 4300 processors for the penny-pinching enterprise

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As a followup to its flagship Opteron 6300 launch last month, AMD has just released several more Piledriver-based processors meant for the server room. One eight-core and two quad-core models are part of the Opteron 3300 series, while the Opteron 4300 series gets six new CPUs: one quad-core, three...
AMD reveals Opteron 3300 and 4300 processors for the penny-pinching enterprise

Zotac ZBOX Nano XS AD11 Plus mini PC launches with E-450 APU, gets reviewed

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Zotac and its XBOXes -- just when you think your next dorm room PC couldn't get any smaller... it does. The latest in the stable is the long-winded Nano XS AD11 Plus, a hysterically titled small form factor PC equipped with a dual-core 1.6GHz AMD E-450 APU, Radeon HD...
Zotac ZBOX Nano XS AD11 Plus mini PC launches with E-450 APU, gets reviewed

AMD unveils Opteron 6300, hopes to put servers in a Piledriver

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AMD's advantage these days most often rests in datacenters that thrive on the chip designer's love of many-core processors, so it was almost surprising that the company brought its Piledriver architecture to the mainstream before turning to the server room. It's closing that gap now that the Opteron 6300...
AMD unveils Opteron 6300, hopes to put servers in a Piledriver

Portable Wi-Fi hotspots and the Windows XP 'no certificate' problem

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Rhys wants a 'travel router' to for hotel rooms, while Paul has run into problems logging on to hotel Wi-Fi networksI'm looking for a portable router that can be used in hotel rooms and houses where there is wired broadband but no Wi-Fi. I would also like to be able...
Portable Wi-Fi hotspots and the Windows XP 'no certificate' problem

Intel enters mini-computer fray with Core i5-powered NUC

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The mini-computer game has so far been dominated by upstarts such as FXI and Raspberry Pi, but a big name is getting ready to join the party, too. Intel first demoed its NUC (Next Unit of Computing) at PAX East in April, but details are just hitting the web...
Intel enters mini-computer fray with Core i5-powered NUC

Google Officially Deadpools Gears For Safari. Puts It On Death Watch For Firefox And IE.

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While digging through the Chromium forums back in November looking for clues about the then-unreleased Chrome for Mac beta, we stumbled on an interesting bit of information: Google was moving away from supporting Gears going forward. While this move was obvious for some given Google’s heavy investment in HTML5, Google...
Google Officially Deadpools Gears For Safari. Puts It On Death Watch For Firefox And IE.

What is HTML5?

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Earlier this weekend, Christopher Blizzard wrote about how there's not one easy answer as to what HTML5 actually is. While I don't agree with placing all of the blame on Google, I certainly agree that there needs to be a simple answer as to what, "support HTML5!" means. Not just...
What is HTML5?

HP ships 27-inch Z1 all-in-one workstation, touts 'power without the tower'

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We'll hand it to HP -- "power without the tower" is pretty fab. And so is that drop-dead gorgeous 27-inch IPS panel dominating the front of its Z1 workstation. Designed to handle stresses normally thrown exclusively at floor-sitting wind tunnels, the Z1 offers up Intel Xeon server-class CPUs, NVIDIA...
HP ships 27-inch Z1 all-in-one workstation, touts 'power without the tower'
Guffaws and awkward laughter: game devs react to Indie Game: The Movie

Hello HTML5

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Posted by Ian Fette, Gears TeamIf you've wondered why there haven't been many Gears releases or posts on the Gears blog lately, it's because we've shifted our effort towards bringing all of the Gears capabilities into web standards like HTML5. We're not there yet, but we are getting closer. In...
Hello HTML5

Did You Know That Professional Writing Is Dying And Only Taxing The Public To Pay Writers Can Save It

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Another day, another article written on behalf of the disrupted, bemoaning the way things are, romanticizing the way things were and recoiling in horror from the touch of the "masses." This one's a particular treat, though, seeing as it's written by Ewan Morrison, the author whose ACTA "expertise" resulted in...
Did You Know That Professional Writing Is Dying And Only Taxing The Public To Pay Writers Can Save It
Dell Inspiron 14z and Inspiron 13z redux: one ultrabook, one not, coming June 19th (hands-on)
Apple's tight control over its Asian supply chain profiled

Intel denies rumors on Ball Grid Array processor-only future

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Intel has all but completely denied the rumors that it would move towards only producing hardwired processors. The chip producer has said it would continue to make processors that use sockets in the future, though it was not able to talk about "specific long-term product roadmap plans" which could still...
Intel denies rumors on Ball Grid Array processor-only future

GE launches eye-pleasing WattStation Wall EV charger in Europe

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Every EV needs juice, but GE likes to dispense it in style, and it's sticking to that mantra with its new, wall-mounted version of the WattStation. The weather-resistant charging point has been launched in Europe, and is available for your home or business in a buffet of custom colors....
GE launches eye-pleasing WattStation Wall EV charger in Europe

Acer brings five monitors to the US market, ranging in price from $139 to $329

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If that display up there looks familiar, it's because it's already won itself a fancy schmancy iF product design award. But as Prospero would say, 'tis new to thee -- at least if you live on this side of the Atlantic. Acer just announced it's bringing that very S23HL...
Acer brings five monitors to the US market, ranging in price from $139 to $329

Twelephone Is A Telephone That Connects To Your Twitter Feed And Your Customers

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Twelephone is a new service for making calls right from your Twitter account. The service is one of the first to use the new WebRTC standard, which allows for real-time communication in the Chrome browser via JavaScript APIs. The enterprise will serve as Twelephone’s business model. The idea: a customer...
Twelephone Is A Telephone That Connects To Your Twitter Feed And Your Customers

ASUS shows off its first Thunderbolt monitor, along with 3D and multitouch displays (video)

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Take a stroll around ASUS' Computex booth, and you'll see a wall full of new displays -- and we're only half counting the one made for the PadFone. By our count, the company is getting ready to release three new monitors: one with multitouch, one that does passive 3D...
ASUS shows off its first Thunderbolt monitor, along with 3D and multitouch displays (video)

HP intros three Compaq desktops, two displays for the business set

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In addition to all the laptops and printers HP announced today, it also has a few goodies for the cube monkeys out there. The company just outed a trio of three business-grade desktops, along with two monitors. First up, there's the Compaq Elite 8300, which is aimed squarely at...
HP intros three Compaq desktops, two displays for the business set

Toshiba intros 14-inch Satellite U845 Ultrabook, prices start at $699

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Remember that 14-inch ultraportable Toshiba teased at CES? At the time it was something of a novelty, this big-screened thing being marketed an Ultrabook, and the lack of any details only added to the mystery. Well, it's back, and it even has a name. Behold: the Satellite U845. This...
Toshiba intros 14-inch Satellite U845 Ultrabook, prices start at $699
Nokia Lumia 900 Review: This One’s A No-Brainer

Netbook OS Maker Jolicloud Switches From Mozilla Prism To Chrome For Web Apps

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Jolicloud, the French startup founded by well-known European entrepreneur Tariq Krim that produces a custom Linux-based operating system for netbooks, has just announced on its blog that it will be releasing a solid beta version of the OS later this month. In a fairly surprising move, the company also...
Netbook OS Maker Jolicloud Switches From Mozilla Prism To Chrome For Web Apps

Gift Guide: Philips Hue

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Short Version Philips Hue are wireless LED lightbulbs that are controlled via an iOS app — allowing you to change the shade and intensity of light they beam out, turn the bulbs on and off remotely, and set them to come on at scheduled times. Let there be micro-managed light!...
Gift Guide: Philips Hue

HP intros the Pavilion 14 Chromebook, its first Chrome OS device: available now for $330

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Remember last week when HP leaked a 14-inch Chromebook on its own site? That was a big surprise, to say the least -- the company has never put out a Chrome OS system before, and we weren't aware this was even that popular a category. Well, HP just officially...
HP intros the Pavilion 14 Chromebook, its first Chrome OS device: available now for $330

Hisense Pulse Google TV set-top box coming in November for $99

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It was just two days ago that a Google product manager let slip that Google was working with Hisense on a low-cost Google TV box. At the time, we didn't know much -- not even a product name -- but Google did intimate this mystery item would sell for...
Hisense Pulse Google TV set-top box coming in November for $99

Western Digital intros My Passport Studio 2TB portable HDD, twin FireWire 800 ports included

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Just days after WD revealed new 2TB My Passport drives for the USB 3.0-respecting world, along comes an option for those running OS X. Aside from the conventional USB 2.0 socket on the My Passport Studio, the Mac-friendly unit also packs a pair of FireWire 800 sockets. Not surprisingly, it...
Western Digital intros My Passport Studio 2TB portable HDD, twin FireWire 800 ports included
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