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New computer chips help PCs compete with tablets

Semiconductor companies are whipping up a new generation of chips to bring richer video and better battery life to personal computers and help them hold off threats from tablets and increasingly powerful smart phones.

dateJan 04, 2011 in Hardware
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Sony Unveils 4x Blu-Ray Disc Writer Drive

Sony Electronics today announced its second generation internal Blu-ray Disc (BD) writer drive for the computer aftermarket, which boasts 4X BD-R and 16X DVD+R recording speeds.

dateOct 09, 2007 in Hardware
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Intel's new Ivy Bridge parts form a budget line

(Phys.org)—News from Intel on Ivy Bridge microarchitecture involves the rollout of eight new SKUs (processor unique identifier part numbers) to Celeron and Pentium families as well as a new Core chip. Translation: Intel's ...

dateJan 22, 2013 in Hardware weblog
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