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Hands On With Western Digital's New 5mm Hybrid Hard Drive

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Remember the 5mm hybrid HDD announcement from yesterday? I just spent some time with the drive itself at the IDF Tech Showcase. The 5mm drive will be OEM-only at this point as a result of its… Go To Full Article

American Airlines becomes first FAA-friendly carrier to use iPads through whole fligh

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You don't have to wait for an FAA rethink to use your iPad on an airliner below 10,000 feet -- if you're part of an American Airlines crew, that is. As of this month, the air carrier is the first… Go To Full Article

Ivy Bridge Gets 4K Display Support in October

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This October Intel will be providing a driver update for Ivy Bridge that will enable 4K x 2K resolution support as well as hardware accelerated 4K video decode. You'll need to use two DP outputs to drive a 4K panel… Go To Full Article

Acer Iconia W510 and W700 Hands On at IDF

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Intel had Acer W510 (Clover Trail/Atom based) and a W700 (Ivy Bridge based) Windows 8 tablets in its private press demo room at IDF. Both devices are featured in the video below. There have been some changes to what we… Go To Full Article

Acer Aspire S7 Ultrabook Hands On at IDF 2012

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Intel worked very closely with Acer on its upcoming lineup of Windows 8 tablets and Ultrabooks. As a result, Acer is featured front and center in many of Intel's Windows 8 mobile demos. First up is the… Go To Full Article

Spotted at IDF: NEC's lightweight LaVie Z Ultrabook

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Remember NEC's LaVie Z Ultrabook we first heard about at Computex? It's a super light (875g / 1.93 lbs) and thin (15mm / 0.59-inch) magnesium alloy system running Windows 7 that's only available in Japan and we just spotted it… Go To Full Article

Sony VG900 leaks, packs full-frame sensor into a NEX camcorder

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Sony must have a fixation on stuffing full-frame sensors into small spaces this year. A fresh photo and details slipping out to Sony Alpha Rumors show what's billed as the VG900, the first NEX-branded camcorder with a sensor larger than… Go To Full Article

Zuckerberg: betting on HTML 5 for Facebook mobile app was a mistake

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Remember the days before Facebook's iOS app ditched HTML 5 and sped things up with some native code? It turns out that there's some regret in Menlo Park about relying on the web markup language. Betting on HTML 5 for… Go To Full Article

IDF 2012: Haswell GT3 Running Skyrim

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Although material on Haswell has been fairly light thus far, we have gotten a few gems. During this morning's keynote Dadi Perlmutter showed off Haswell GT3 (the highest end GPU config) running Unigen, and in the video below we have… Go To Full Article

ASUS ROG Maximus V GENE Micro-ATX Motherboard Review

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ASUS' Republic of Gamers (ROG) Z77 series of boards comes in three flavors: the Extreme designed for maximum expansion, performance as well as the most extreme overclocking, the Formula best suited for an all round premium gaming experience, Formula-SupremeFX which… Go To Full Article

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