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Origin PC Upgrades Desktops Systems with Intel 9 Series Z97 Motherboards

Boutique builder jumps on Intel’s Z97 platformIf you’re anxious to make the leap to Intel’s 9 Series platform, boutique system builder Origin PC is more than happy to oblige. In fact, Origin PC is the

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LG Chromebase all-in-one Chrome PC available on May 26 for $349 | ZDNet

Chrome’s encroachment on the desktop continues when HP releases its Chromebox in June.

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Best Gaming CPUs For The Money: May 2014 – Best Gaming CPUs For The Money, May Updates

This month’s column includes price adjustments, along with AMD’s AM1 platform and its corresponding APUs. From Intel, we mourn the loss of one of our price/performance favorites, the Core i5-3350P. In its place, we’re recommending the Core i5-4570.

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Asus Builds a Pair of Chromebooks Powered by Intel’s Bay Trail-M

Next generation Chromebook models boast all-day battery lifeWith Intel throwing its weight behind Google’s Chromebook platform, get ready for a barrage of announcements based on its Bay Trail-M and 4t

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Unmasked: The world’s first clear look at Amazon’s smartphone

Amazon is still more than a month away from unveiling its first own-brand smartphone, but there isn’t much mystery that remains. BGR gave the world its first look at the unannounced handset in mid-…

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These Sunglasses Will Text You When You Leave Them Behind

We’ve already seen some innovative uses of iBeacon — for example, Major League Baseball uses it within its stadiums, while Apple uses iBeacon in its retail stores to alert customers about discounts on nearby items. But iBeacon is just getting started, and Gizmodo alerts us to one of the more interesting implementations of iBeacon from a company called Tzukuri. Tzukuri put a tiny (3 millimeter) iBeacon chip […]

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Sony develops tech for 185TB tapes: 3,700 times more storage than a Blu-ray disc | ExtremeTech

There was a time, in computing’s not-so-distant past, where magnetic tape was the best way to back up large amounts of data. In the mid-90s, tape could store tens or hundreds of gigabytes, while hard drive capacities were still mostly measured in megabytes. That would soon change, of course, with the advent of writable optical […]

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A plane has been in space for 500 days, and no one knows why – Techly

The X-37B is a kind of robotic space plane, built by the US. It’s been in Earth’s orbit for more than 500 days. And its real purpose is a complete mystery.

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It Sounds Like Microsoft Is Going To Announce A Mini Version Of The Surface Tablet

It will hold a Surface event on May 20.

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Lenovo outs two more Chromebooks, one has a folding, Yoga-like screen

When Lenovo gets into something, it really gets into it. Exhibit A: the company’s recent Chrome OS kick: it just announced two more Chromebooks, after

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This Might Be The Best Reason Ever To Feel Good About Buying A Chromebook

On Tuesday, Intel announced that the new crop of Google Chromebooks arriving this summer will be built with something called “conflict-free” chips.

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