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Xi3 Piston Console retail presence coming to Utah mall

Xi3 Piston Console retail presence coming to Utah mall

Xi3 Corporation is the company behind the cool and interesting little Xi3 Piston console. The Piston is actually a small gaming computer more that it is a game console like the Xbox or PlayStation. Xi3 Corporation has announced that it will be launching its first retail presence in a Utah mall just in time for the holiday shopping season.

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HP ProDesk 400 series desktop PCs support Intel or AMD hardware

HP ProDesk 400 series desktop PCs support Intel or AMD hardware

HP has introduced a new range of desktop computers aimed at business users. The range of machines is the HP ProDesk 400 series. HP designed the computers to appeal to businesses shopping for new machines on budget.

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Gateway One ZX4270 AIO features a 19.5-inch HD screen and AMD Vision A4 5000 CPU

Gateway One ZX4270 AIO features a 19.5-inch HD screen and AMD Vision A4 5000 CPU

Gateway has announced its latest all-in-one computer that will be on the market just in time for holiday shopping. The all-in-one is called the Gateway One ZX4270 and it's specifically designed to be an affordable computer. The machine features a 19.5-inch HD+ display with a non-glare coating and LED backlighting.

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Dell Precision M4800 and M6800 mobile workstations with Quad HD+ IGZO promises higher resolution than MacBook Pro Retina

Dell Precision M4800 and M6800 mobile workstations with Quad HD+ IGZO promises higher resolution than MacBook Pro Retina

Dell makes computers for all sorts of needs and all sorts of users. In the professional world, design pros have need for powerful mobile workstations to be able to work on the go. Dell has unveiled a pair of high-end mobile workstations called the Precision M4800 and M6800.

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Intel Atom Z2580 AnTuTu benchmark falls 20% following revision

Intel Atom Z2580 AnTuTu benchmark falls 20% following revision

Earlier this month, the AnTuTu benchmarking tool raised a bit of a firestorm when it showed Intel's Atom Z2580 out performing offerings from Qualcomm, NVIDIA, and Samsung. This led to BDTI, a consulting firm, showing that not all instructions were being executed by the Intel processor, causing a false boost in results. As such, AnTuTu has issued a revised version of the benchmarking tool, and Intel has fallen 20-percent as a result.

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Samsung ATIV One 5 Style official: Largest ATIV yet

Samsung ATIV One 5 Style official: Largest ATIV yet

We've already seen a number of new Samsung ATIV devices being unveiled today, but the company just dumped an all-in-one on us, and they're calling it the ATIV One 5 Style. It's a desktop computer with the internal components built inside the display unit (as most all-in-ones are), but the One 5 Style sports a really thin profile.

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Sony unveils VAIO Duo 13 hybrid laptop with slider keyboard

Sony unveils VAIO Duo 13 hybrid laptop with slider keyboard

Sony has unveiled a couple new laptops this evening, among them being a new slider hybrid called the VAIO Duo 13. This laptop uses Sony's Surf Slider design to switch from a slate into a laptop with a slider keyboard complete with a trackpad. Thus far Sony has only said the hybrid will be available sometime in the middle of this month, rolling out worldwide for a yet-unspecified price.

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American-made Mac will be part of an existing product line says Cook

American-made Mac will be part of an existing product line says Cook

Most technology companies build their products overseas, particularly in China. Apple for instance uses Foxconn to produce the bulk of its popular products such as the iPhone and the iPad. However, more and more components for some Apple products are being produced in the United States.

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Inhon Tablet has fold-activated CPU boost

Inhon Tablet has fold-activated CPU boost

Inhon first attracted attention with its amazingly thin Blade 13 laptop, a 13-inch laptop that weighs in at less than 2-pounds and is only 0.39-inches thin. According to the folks at Engadget, following very closely on the laptop's heels is the Inhon Tablet, which has an optional keyboard that immediately makes one think of the Surface. The tablet will be launched in Taiwan at an unspecified date.

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HP chairman Raymond Lane steps down

HP chairman Raymond Lane steps down

Hewlett-Packard's chairman, Raymond Lane, has decided to step down from his position in order to "reduce any distraction from HP's ongoing turnaround". He, however, will continue to stay with the company and serve as a director. He made his decision based on a recent vote at the annual shareholders meeting held on March 20th. While he was re-elected for his position, he only received 59% of the shareholders' votes.

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Stuxnet virus existed 2 years prior to attacks

Stuxnet virus existed 2 years prior to attacks

Researchers from Symantec have uncovered more information about Stuxnet, the virus that was used to damage Iran’s main nuclear enrichment facilities back in 2007. The Stuxnet virus was speculated to be created solely to damage the nuclear plants in Iran. In an 18-page report by Symantec, it turns out that the existence of Stuxnet dates back to 2005. The virus was called Stuxnet 0.5 at the time, but there isn't any word yet on whether or not this version of the virus was used to do any damage.

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The CtW investment group seeks to remove two HP co-directors

The CtW investment group seeks to remove two HP co-directors

Michael Pryce-Jones, senior governance policy analyst for the CtW Investment Group, stated that he will be campaigning against HP directors G. Kennedy Thompson and John Hammergren at HP’s annual shareholder meeting on March 20th. Pryce-Jones states that both Thompson and Hammergren should be held responsible for “HP’s missteps” including the fall out from its acquisition of the UK software company, Autonomy. Pryce-Jones does not want to campaign against HP’s board chairman, Raymond Lane, because he feels that unseating Lane would result in destabilization in HP’s future.

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