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Review: New Intel chips power skinny laptops

(AP) -- Tiny, cheap laptops known as netbooks have been a big success. But not everyone likes their small screens and keyboards, and their processors aren't powerful enough for some common tasks, like playing ...

Jun 11, 2009
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AMD's Phenom II Takes On Intel's Core 2 Processors

(PhysOrg.com) -- AMD has added two new Phenom II desktop chips to their product line. The Phenom II Dragon line desktop processors use AMD's new 45-nanometer technology and consists both of a triple-core (X3) ...

Feb 09, 2009 weblog
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Acer eyes Japan growth with new cheap laptop

(AP) -- Acer Inc. of Taiwan said Friday it plans solid growth in the previously hard-to-crack Japanese market with a new slim, lightweight laptop that boasts an eight-hour battery life and a cheap price.

May 22, 2009
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64GB SSD memory in a quarter sized chip

(PhysOrg.com) -- The world of technology is a lot like Janus. For those of you who slept through the mythology portion of your high school world lit, Janus has two faces, looking in opposite directions, a ...

Mar 30, 2011 weblog
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Intel begins shipping new Atom processors

Intel today announced the availability of the latest mobile Intel Atom processor-based platform, formerly codenamed "Cedar Trail." Designed to provide small, compact, on-the-go computing with great battery life at an affordable ...

Dec 29, 2011
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This hard drive is hardened to disasters

Anyone who has been reading my column or listening to my radio talk show "Computer America" knows I have been preaching the back-up mantra for years. If I ever decide to have a bumper sticker on my car, it will read: "It's ...

Mar 04, 2009
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AMD Releases Two New HD4800 Series 40nm Mobile GPU's

(PhysOrg.com) -- AMD announced today, two new ATI Mobility Radeon HD4800 series mobile GPU's. The HD4830 and HD4860 are both built on ATI's 40nm process technology and both support DDR3, GDDR3 and GDDR5 memory, ...

Mar 03, 2009 weblog
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Indian schools to benefit from new computer chips

An educational initiative between Rice University computer scientists and Indian educators will enable schools in rural India to be some of the first to benefit from Rice's revolutionary, low-energy computer chips.

Mar 10, 2009
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Intel announces third-generation SSD 320 series

Intel announced today its highly anticipated third-generation solid-state drive (SSD) the Intel Solid-State Drive 320 Series (Intel SSD 320 Series). Based on its industry-leading 25-nanometer (nm) NAND flash ...

Mar 29, 2011
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