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Archived Since:August 9, 2009

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AMD releases Catalyst drivers for Windows 8 Release Preview

These drivers feature support for the Radeon and FirePro line of graphics chips, as well as support for the A-, C- and E-series APU CPU/GPU packages.

Do these blueprints show the iPhone 5?

The blueprints, if genuine, show an iPhone design featuring a 4-inch screen with an aspect ratio close to that of 16:9 when held horizontally.

iPhone 5 could feature a "Retina display killer" screen

“Retina display killer” displays with pixel density is far in excess of the 326ppi panel used on the current iPhone 4S would give Apple the wriggle room it would need to increase the size of the iPhone’s screen while maintaining the same aspect ratio of 3:2 and keeping the screen compatible with current apps.

Why a Facebook phone doesn't stand a chance

Perhaps Facebook is using the specter of developing its own handset as leverage against Apple to get its service integrated into iOS?

Analyst: Apple to debut TV set in December

“We believe Apple could ultimately capture 10 percent of the market within 1-3 years after launch”.

Analyst: Apple should sell the 'world's first non-TV TV'

The problem with TV isn’t the screen we watch it on, it’s what’s on the screen.

A threat to the iPad comes from an unlikely source: Nvidia

Nvidia’s new platform based around the Tegra 3 that could see quad-core Android tablets retailing for $199.

Best gaming graphic cards

A number of graphics cards at various price points that feature both AMD and NVIDIA GPUs.

Windows 8 includes enhanced multi-monitor support

14 percent of desktop PCs and 5 percent of notebooks run with multiple monitors.

The case against the 'iPad mini': Fragmentation and cannibalization

What’s wrong with a mini iPad? To understand why it doesn’t make sense, we need to step back and take a look at the bigger picture.

Can Apple make a "Retina" display MacBook a reality?

Bringing a Retina display MacBook to market would involve balancing three factors.

Reuters: iPhone 5 to have 4-inch screen

An increase in screen size from the current 3.5-inch to 4-inch would mean an overall increase in viewing area of roughly 30 percent.

WSJ: iPhone 5 getting 4-inch+ screen

According to sources, multiple display manufacturers are working on the new, larger screen.

Microsoft to charge customers $99 to remove OEM 'crapware'

So, the OEMs make money from installing crapware onto PCs, and now Microsoft is making money removing it. Makes you realize why more and more people are buying Apple hardware.

NVIDIA pushes GPU technologies to the cloud

NVIDIA leverages the Kepler architecture to take GPU computing into the cloud.

How to boost your MacBook Pro performance

How to make your shiny aluminum workhorse even faster.

AMD's 'Trinity' challenge to Intel's Ivy Bridge: Will it convince OEMs?

Lower power consumption means less heat generated and longer battery life for mobile devices. Both of these are important to OEMs wanting to build thin and light devices.

AMD unveils 'Trinity' A-Series APUs

Better GPU performance could be AMD’s ace up its sleeve, especially as OEMs are making increased use of high-resolution displays on systems such as ultrathin devices.

Why Thunderbolt will never make it mainstream

As great as the Thunderbolt interface is, almost every usage scenario for the interface is niche.

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