ASUS Chromebox Makes a Great Home Entertainment Computer

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The new ASUS Chromebox just made its way to online stores, giving ChromeOS lovers a new option for their desktop, living room or board room. You can hook the ASUS Chromebox up to a TV set, or a projector, and enjoy online video or play casual games that fill the Chrome App Store. Giving a […]

Mac Pro Detailed With December Launch, Starting at $3,000

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After showing off the all-new Mac Pro earlier this year, today Apple just confirmed all the details. The latest and greatest Mac Pro, design changes and all will officially be available in the US this December. All jokes aside with the trash can shape, this impressive and powerful productivity machine will start at $2,999. Today […]

Tim Cook Promises Made in USA Mac Product

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After having its reputation tarnished by reports of suicides and poor working conditions at partner Foxconn‘s plants in China, Apple CEO Tim Cook is now promising that an updated Mac product will be made in the U.S. News of Apple’s decision to move at least one Mac product’s manufacturing to the U.S. comes as a […]

Intel Will Power MacBooks for the Foreseeable Future

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Last week we reported on a rumor that Apple would be ditching Intel processors for the competing ARM processors, a move similar to the Apple’s jump from PowerPC processors to Intel in 2006. The rumor was met with some som skepticism, but not completely ruled out as it would have provided Apple with something the company loves […]

Apple Migrating to ARM for Entire Computing Lineup?

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Apple is speculated to be moving its entire computing lineup with its laptops and desktops to the ARM chipset and away from Intel’s architecture. The recent rumor being reported by SemiAccurate would mark Apple’s second transition to a newer chipset in its desktops and laptops, first from PowerPC to Intel, and now if true from […]

Acer to Focus on Mobile with Touch Business Group

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Acer, still trying to develop its mobile strategy as it expects its PC shipments to decline due to the emerging and competitive tablet and mobile market, has formed the Acer Touch Business Group to tackle the challenges of mobility. Acer Touch BG will be headed by Acer corporate president Jim Wong and Simon Hwuang, head […]

Ribbons to Make Windows 8 More Tablet-Ready

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While the debate over how ready Microsoft will make its next iteration of Windows–Windows 8–tablet-ready is continuing, Microsoft is continuing to experiment with the ribbons user interface that was present on Windows 7 and its Office suite and extend the paradigm into Windows 8. Gone will be the menu-driven toolbars in favor of the ribbon, […]

How Many Computers Have You Owned?

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I’ve owned many computers throughout my life, perhaps more than I’d like to admit.  I sat down the other day in an attempt to create the most complete list of computers that I’ve owned since I delved into the tech world.  It all started with a Mac SE that my father would bring home from […]