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Acer's first Atom N2600 netbook goes on sale

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Although Intel's new mobile Atom processors were announced at the very end of last year, retail availability of netbooks based on the new processors was meant to start by mid-January, but it's taken Acer until now to get its first… Go To Full Article

New York Attorney General Agrees to Terminate Antitrust Lawsuit Against Intel

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Intel Corporation and the New York Attorney General have agreed to terminate the lawsuit alleging violation of U.S. and state antitrust laws that was filed by the New York Attorney General in November 2009. The agreement, which… Go To Full Article

FBI Background Report on Steve Jobs

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Yikes! I'm glad the FBI hasn't done a background report like this on me. This thing is supposed to be a federal background check but it reads like a 191 page high school "he-said / she-said" drama. At least now… Go To Full Article

AMD Intros Catalyst Application Profiles 12.1 CAP 2

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AMD released its latest Catalyst Application Profile update for AMD Catalyst, version 12.1 CAP 2, as it's called, adds application-specific CrossfireX optimizations to the driver, which lets the driver effectively use two or more AMD Radeon GPUs working in tandem… Go To Full Article

Microsoft details Windows for ARM at length

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We've been getting some mixed signals about Windows 8 for ARM-based devices as of late, but Microsoft's Steven Sinofsky has now returned with another of his exhaustive Building Windows 8 blog posts and cleared up some of the confusion. The… Go To Full Article

Turtle Beach Number One Third Party Console Gaming Accessory Brand for 2011

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Turtle Beach, pioneers of the game audio category, announced today that based on year-ending NPD data for 2011, Turtle Beach was the number one gaming headsets/headphones company with 50% of the market for the year and the number one third… Go To Full Article

Ultimate 3D Apple iPad is on the cards

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A patent applied for by Cupertino company Apple suggests the geniuses might be working on a version of the iPad that is in glorious 3D, without specs. Apple is expected to introduce the iPad 3 in spring,… Go To Full Article

Hybrid drives are best of both worlds

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We’ve got a few gems for you today, starting off with Tom’s Hardware and the Seagate’s Momentus XT 750 GB hybrid drive, now in its second generation. It seems hybrid drives manage to combine the best of both worlds –… Go To Full Article

Microsoft To Release Nine Patches Next Week

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February's Patch Tuesday is closing in fast and, according to Microsoft, it's going to see the arrival of no less than nine updates - four rated 'Critical' and nine 'Important', that will crush 21 vulnerabilities. The incoming… Go To Full Article

Acer's Atom N2600-powered Aspire One D270 Netbook Goes On Sale

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The wait for Cedar Trail is pretty much over, at least from Acer's perspective as the company has begun shipping its first netbook based on the platform, the Aspire One D270. The model on sale is equipped with a 1.6… Go To Full Article

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