From Surface success and Fire failure, to the death of Nokia, OnePlus pre-orders, new Windows devices and the end of free Xbox Music, we take a look back at highlights from this week's top tech news.
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Nokia Lumia is no more. Long live Microsoft Lumia! (It's official now.)
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Intel's HDMI stick that packs a CPU, RAM, wireless connectivity options and costs just over $100, has gone on sale on a Chinese retailer's website and can be shipped to most parts of the world.
Apple today unveiled a updated hardware for their Mac mini range. The new Mac mini's come with Intel Core i5 processors, up to 8GB of memory, Thunderbolt 2 and start from at $499
This is the fourth installment in a five part series, where we look at the history of the microprocessor and personal computing, from the invention of the transistor to modern day chips.
Microsoft's top of the line tablet, the Surface Pro 3, is using a chip that is now over a year old but with Broadwell chips right around the corner will the company include the new chips soon?
This is the third installment in a five part series, where we look at the history of the microprocessor and personal computing, from the transistor to modern day chips on our connected devices.
The Asrock Q2900-ITX ships with a Pentium J2900 on a Mini-ITX board for $104, pricing it straight against AMD's Kabini Athlon 5350 and aimed at people looking to build a fanless HTPC.
This is the second installment in a five part series, where we look at the history of the microprocessor and personal computing, from the transistor to modern day chips powering our connected devices.
Intel has released new drivers for the Surface Pro 3s with Intel HD 4400/5000 graphics chipsets that will boost performance up to 30% in some scenarios which is a dramatic improvement.
Intel used their presence at PAX Prime in Seattle, WA to reveal their new Haswell Extreme Edition CPU as well as two new unlocked Haswell CPUs. These chips are fast.
As Moore's law predicted, micro-processing grows ever smaller with Intel's one cent sized 3G modem that will likely soon invade all sorts of wearables and other random objects.
Microsoft has launched a custom minimized version of Windows 8.1, designed for "a new class of small devices", making the preview OS available to all developers with an Intel Galileo board.
Intel is apparently accelerating the launch date for their next gen Haswell-E CPUs and X99 chipset, with manufacturers also rumored to be ready to roll out a number of new motherboards to choose from.
To mark the 20th anniversary of its Pentium brand, Intel has released a special fully unlocked Haswell dual-core Pentium G3258 for $72 -- just what the overclocking community has been waiting for.
Today marked the closure of Sony's sale of its VAIO computer business as it became an independent business in its own right, launching two new Windows laptops - the Pro and Fit - at the same time.
Asus has recently announced the new G550JK, the newest member of the Republic of Gamers product line. The laptop was used in the “highest elevation LAN party” world record attempt.
Codenamed Devil's Canyon, Intel says overclockers can rejoice over the newest revision of its 4th-gen Core CPU. Improvements include a boost in operating speeds up to 4.4GHz with Turbo Boost...
Employees of major Silicon Valley companies have agreed upon a settlement of $325M in their class-action lawsuit, but judget Lucy Koh believes they should get more and may not approve it.
CyberPower PC has announced their new "Syber" Steam-centric gaming PC that will compete with Valve's recently delayed "Steam Machine." It will start at $599.99, and offer a higher end model.
Intel has released a statement today that revised the company's projected earnings for this quarter from $13 to $13.7 billion and it's a result of increased demand for PCs in the business sector.
The second highest court in the European Union has found Intel guilty of conspiring with PC makers against competing chipmaker AMD, and has been ordered to pay a fine of $1.4 billion.
Intel has shown off a new desktop dock design which will work in harmony with their newly announced Core M Processors and give off a 30% performance boost in the process thanks to additional airflow.
Microsoft and Intel have teamed up to help create a $100 Windows 8.1 tablet that is built by a Chinese company. While the specs are quite low, the price makes this device compete directly with Android
Intel has announced a new partnership with Samsung at Computex. The two companies are aiming to halve the price of 4K UHD monitors and make them affordable to a larger audience.
Thin and light, it's what we all want from a device, even at the expense of performance. Intel, however, is looking to break that trend with the new Core M processors and a tablet reference design.
Microsoft's Surface team recently conducted an AMA on Reddit regarding the Surface Pro 3 and one of the answers has hinted towards the inclusion of a Thunderbolt port in place of an AC connector.
Intel has teamed up with Chinese semiconductor SoC maker Rockchip to work together on Intel's SoFIA line of SoCs that intend to penetrate the entry-level mobile device market.
A French Apple rumors site is reporting that Apple is now actively developing ARM-based desktop and laptop Macs using knowledge gained from the production of the chips used in iOS devices.
The exact Intel Core processor versions and specs for all five models of Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 tablet have now been revealed, along with more information about the tablet's multi-monitor support.
Intel CEO Brian Krzanich stated in a new interview its delayed Broadwell processors will be inside new PCs in time for the 2014 holiday shopping season but will likely miss the back-to-school period.
Intel is pushing its vision of a future filled with wearables by giving out money for great new ideas. The top 10 contestants in its Make it Wearable challenge will receive funding for their projects
Today's Haswell release isn't a tick or a tock, it's simply a refresh. But while we don't expect much more than slight speed bumps, the company has also released new 9-series chipsets.
Intel has launched two new chipsets for desktop and notebook PCs, along with faster versions of their Haswell processors, but there's no new info on its next generation Broadwell chips
With the Surface Mini all but confirmed for Microsoft's upcoming event, attention has now shifted to some other things Microsoft will announce alongside a smaller Surface: possibly, a new Surface Pro.
Microsoft has joined with Intel, Samsung, Acer and many other tech companies in celebrating the 2014 edition of World Password day, dedicated to educating people to create better passwords.
LG has announced that its all-in-one Chromebase PC, the first such product with Google's ChromeOS, will launch May 26 via several retailers in the U.S for the price of $349.99.
AMD brings upgradeability to the budget market with its new AM1 platform. We check out a bunch of their new APUs and compare them with competing chips from Intel to find the best budget pick for you.
Google, Apple, Intel and Adobe have agreed to settle a lawsuit that claimed the four companies were conspiring to hold down salaries with a $324 million payment.
Microsoft is among the members of a new group called the Core Infrastructure Initiative which has been formed by the Linux Foundation to make sure OpenSSL issues such as Heartbleed don't happen again.
A new report claims to have information about what Intel has planned for Thunderbolt 3, the next version of its data and video port hardware technology, with claims of up to 40Gbps transfer speeds.
Intel announced plans to release its first 8-core, 16 thread processor in its Core i7 family later this year as an Extreme Edition product, along with even more plans for new desktop PC chips.
Intel has reportedly won an auction to acquire wearable devices making company, Basis, for an amount upwards of $100 million to strengthen itself in the newly emerging wearables market.
Intel has abandoned plans to offer solid state drives that could be overclocked by their owners in favor of a new SSD line, the 730 series, that the company claims pushes performance to the limit.
Intel has officially announced plans to sell off its Intel Media unit, which had planned to release a Internet-based live TV set-top box and service, to Verizon. Terms were not disclosed.
Plans to launch a Tizen-based smartphone from Samsung have been shelved by Japanese carrier, NTT DoCoMo, rendering a major blow to Samsung's plans to take the operating system to the mainstream.
Intel has announced that its current workforce of 107,000 employees will be reduced by about five percent by the end of 2014 as the company tries to deal with lower PC shipments.
Intel announced that its upcoming RealSense 3D camera, which will be integrated in a number of notebooks, will also add features for video calls made with Microsoft's Skype and Lync software.
At the Consumer Electronics Show 2014 in Las Vegas, Intel has confirmed support for running Windows and Android simultaneously on their processors with many similar devices launching at the show.
Intel has started dropping the McAfee brand name from its consumer security products to be replaced by "Intel Security" over the coming months across all platforms including iOS, Android and Windows.
ASUS has announced the Transformer Book Duet as part of its CES 2014 announcements today, which can run either Windows 8.1 or Android on a tablet or via its keyboard dock.