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Apple has all the tech pieces in place to build a MacBook tablet

What do you get if you take Apple's new MacBook, pry out the keyboard and duct tape the display to the body? An OS X-powered MacBook tablet, that's what.

AMD hiring CPU engineer to improve GPU drivers

Chipmaker AMD is looking to hire a CPU performance engineer to help optimize the company's graphics drivers with an eye to improve CPU gaming performance.

LaCie unveils USB-C external drive for the new MacBook

LaCie, the premium brand of Seagate Technology, announced the addition of USB-C technology to its Porsche Design Mobile Drive, making it the perfect match for Apple's new MacBook.

Western Digital debuts "world's most power-efficient" high-capacity 3.5-inch HDD for datacenters

Western Digital has introduced new datacenter hard drives that deliver the lowest power consumption of any high-capacity 3.5-inch hard drive available today.

Developer gets Android Wear to work with the iPhone

An Android developer has come up with a way to get Android Wear smartwatches to work with an iPhone - with no jailbreaking required.

Samsung Galaxy S6/S6 Edge: Removing the non-removable battery

Turns out Samsung's new Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge do have removable batteries after all... well sort of, if you're happy to deal with adhesive, a handful of tiny screws, removing the circuit board, and voiding the warranty.

Gallery: AMD's new high-performance, energy-efficient 'Carrizo' APU

AMD's next-generation A-Series Accelerated Processing Unit (APU) for laptops and low-power desktops, codenamed "Carrizo", will simultaneously ramp up energy efficiency and boost performance.

Mac OS X is the most vulnerable OS, claims security firm; Debate ensues

UPDATED: According to a report by security firm GFI, Apple's Mac OS X is the most vulnerable operating system, with the iOS platform coming in second. A debate over reporting nuances and merits of the report quickly followed.

ARM looks to benchmarking to improve performance

British semiconductor and software design company ARM is turning to benchmarking to make its chips faster and more efficient.

Apple's new MacBook puts a $79 price tag on USB ports

Adding USB ports to Apple's new, sleek, single-port MacBook won't come cheap.

Lenovo promises to stop bundling crapware on PCs

Following on from the Superfish debacle the company found itself embroiled in earlier this month, PC maker Lenovo is promising to bring to an end to the practice of pre-loading crapware onto systems.

Tech specs: Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge

Samsung has finally unveiled its long-awaited and much-rumored flagship smartphone. Well, two smartphones to be accurate. Joining the standard Galaxy S6 is the Galaxy S6 Edge that features a dual-curve display.

How Samsung broke the Galaxy S6 in order to compete with the iPhone

The Galaxy S6 might be a more modern handset, and it might look more like the iPhone, but it's debatable as to whether it's a better design than the Galaxy S5.

Lollipop running on 3 percent of Android devices

Android 5.0 Lollipop is now running on three percent of all devices accessing the Google Play store, with a further 41 percent running KitKat.

Galaxy S6 vs Galaxy S6 Edge: What's the difference?

Samsung has decided to split its flagship smartphone into two models - the standard Galaxy S6, and the Galaxy S6 Edge. But what is it exactly that separates these two devices?

Windows 10: Will your PC run it?

Let's go behind the specs and find out everything you need to know about getting Windows 10 running on a PC, but were too afraid (or confused) to ask.

Samsung's Galaxy S6 likely to start at $699

Thinking of picking up a new Samsung Galaxy S6 smartphone once it's out? Better start saving those pennies because it's going to cost you more than an iPhone.

Add a removable battery to the Galaxy S6/S6 Edge with a Mophie Juice Pack

Do you like the look of Samsung's new Galaxy S6 or S6 Edge but hate the fact that it doesn't have a removable battery? Here's how you can add an external removable battery to the device, which also protects it from drops.

Google Nexus Q: $299 streaming media player

Google calls the Nexus Q “the first social streaming media player,” but at $299 — plus another $399 for the speakers and an insane $49 for a pair of cables — I doubt it will take off.

Google Nexus 7 tablet specs revealed

Leaked Google’s Nexus 7 specs show a 7-inch Tegra 3 powered Android 4.1 “Jelly Bean” tablet.

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