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Is Qualcomm considering an AR benchmark as 'the mother of all tests'?

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oday at the Qualcomm mobile benchmarking workshop in San Francisco, Jon Peddie of Jon Peddie Research suggested that using augmented reality (AR) to test the performance of mobile devices could be "the mother of all tests." By stressing all processors… Go To Full Article

Intel porting Jelly Bean to its Atom architecture

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Intel has revealed that it's working on bringing Jelly Bean to its low-power Atom architecture. In an email to PC World, company rep Suzy Greenberg confirmed the project was ongoing, but didn't offer a timeline as to when the latest… Go To Full Article

AMD's Jaguar to Support AVX

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A note posted by an AMD developer suggests that the Kabini processor, a 28 nm mobile chip that will integrate the Jaguar processing core, will support Intel's AVX instruction set, as well bit-manipulation instructions (BMI). Go To Full Article

Signs point to 2014 for PS4

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While almost everyone believes the Xbox 720 will launch next year, the PS3 has at least another year in it. Go To Full Article

MSI G Series Gaming Laptops with NVIDIA GTX 680M Now Available in the US

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MSI Computer Corp, a leading manufacturer of computer hardware products and solutions, challenges gaming standards once again by upgrading the GT70 and GT60 with NVIDIA GeForce® GTX 680M, the fastest mobile GPU to-date. Outfitted with state of… Go To Full Article

Lords demand A-level reform to support tech industry

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Students who do not have strong maths skills are getting in the way of the UK’s competitiveness in tech industries, according to a Lords report. A Lords select committee blasted the lack of maths expertise for students… Go To Full Article

ASUS Sabertooth Z77 @ Ocaholic

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With the Sabertooth Z77, ASUS has its next generation camouflage motherboard in their portfolio. Already in the past the tried to win gamers hearts with the board. But not only gamers were targeted, ASUS was also addressing users who want… Go To Full Article

Corsair Force GS 240 GB @ techPowerUp

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Corsair's new Force GS SSD introduces toggle mode NAND flash, which promises increased performance at similar pricing. In our testing we see excellent real-life performance results from this SandForce based drive. Go To Full Article

Dell Precision M4700, M6700 business laptops suit up (update)

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Dell just put out its new hardcore business laptops onto its storefront. Both the Precision M4700 and M6700 come with Ivy Bridge CPUs and a wealth of build-to-order options including Red Hat Linux -- after all, this is Dell we're… Go To Full Article

Zuckerberg Wins Privacy Patent

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This has to be the "lol wut?" post of the day. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's 2006 patent application governing certain privacy settings has been approved by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office -- six years after first being submitted. The… Go To Full Article

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