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15-inch MacBook Pro refresh leak: 16 GB RAM, same price

15-inch MacBook Pro refresh leak: 16 GB RAM, same price

A refresh of Apple's 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro models might be on its way, boasting of beefier specs at almost no extra cost. The Cupertino-based company will also be expanding that line with a total of four models to choose from. That is, if this leaked photo from the company's store in Chongqing, China is to be given credence.

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Acer Chromebook C720 boosts Chrome OS with Intel Core i3

Acer Chromebook C720 boosts Chrome OS with Intel Core i3

Acer is trying to be a trailblazer in the Chromebook market by launching the Chromebook C720. While Chromebooks don't usually inspire awe and wonder, this one just might. This Acer Chromebook boasts of being the first to come with a 4th generation, meaning Haswell, Intel Core i3 CPU, bringing speed and performance to this usually underpowered device line.

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Open Interconnect Consortium formed to push IoT forward

Open Interconnect Consortium formed to push IoT forward

The so-called Internet of Things (IoT) is really becoming a thing now that a consortium has been formed around it. The Open Interconnect Consortium is spearheaded by a literal few of the players in that nascent smart industry, like Samsung and Intel, but perhaps more interesting are the names that are not on the founders list.

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Intel billion euro fine upheld by EU General Court

Intel billion euro fine upheld by EU General Court

It has been just a bit over 5 years but, like that proverbial elephant, the European Union doesn't forget, even if Intel wished it did. The region's General Court has just confirmed the European Commission's 2009 verdict that could see the chip maker pay as much as €1.06 billion, which, with today's exchange rates, stand at $1.44 billion.

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Intel WiGig Docking Station in 2015 as cable cut gets serious

Intel WiGig Docking Station in 2015 as cable cut gets serious

Intel's wireless ambitions don't just end at high-speed cable free charging for your ultrabook, with the company also planning to finally launch a WiGig docking system in 2015. WiGig will be an integral part of Intel's Maple Peak wireless system, and will show up alongside certain notebooks and tablets running the Broadwell chips inside Intel's stunning tablet reference design.

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Intel and A4WP aim for wireless computers in 2016

Intel and A4WP aim for wireless computers in 2016

This week Intel has made clear their intentions to create a wireless PC universe in the year 2016. With their post-Broadwell Intel Core processors, the company will aim for wireless charging in all things. This week the company makes plain their plan to bring systems like magnetic resonance charging to the public.

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Toshiba Encore 7 Windows 8.1 tab takes on Android low-end

Toshiba Encore 7 Windows 8.1 tab takes on Android low-end

Toshiba is bringing the Windows 8.1 battle to Android, with a new 7-inch tablet - the Toshiba Encore 7 - developed with Microsoft and Intel to try to show that you don't necessarily need ARM for an affordable slate. Unveiled at the first time at Computex this week, the collaboration runs Intel's 1.33GHz Atom quadcore, and has 16GB of onboard storage.

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HP Elite 700 series: desktops and laptops for SMBs

HP Elite 700 series: desktops and laptops for SMBs

In addition to the new Pro x2 612 for business users, HP has introduced an expansion to its Elite product lineup, the Elite 700 series. This particular device series is targeted at small and medium businesses, and includes both laptops and desktops that promise a mixture of affordability and performance.

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Intel outs stunning fanless Broadwell tablet design for 2014 2-in-1s

Intel outs stunning fanless Broadwell tablet design for 2014 2-in-1s

Intel has revealed its new Core M 14nm Broadwell processor range and a stunningly slim 2-in-1 reference design to show it off, a super-skinny 7.2mm thick tablet. The prototype has a 12.5-inch touchscreen but still manages to be fanless, paving the way for Windows 8 powered tablets that can compete with ultrabooks for performance and app flexibility, but at the same time with iPads for weight and bulk.

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ASUS Transformer Book V and T300 Chi redefine hybrid line

ASUS Transformer Book V and T300 Chi redefine hybrid line

At Computex 2014, ASUS let out a flood of new devices, some of them intriguing, some of them amusing. Included in this lineup is the next batch of Transformer Book hybrids, the five-mode Transformer Book V and the ultra thin Transformer Book T300 Chi.

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Samsung Z is the world’s first Tizen smartphone

Samsung Z is the world’s first Tizen smartphone

The day that is almost three years in the making has finally arrived and Samsung has unveiled the first ever consumer Tizen smartphone, the Samsung Z. Sporting rather decent specs for a completely new breed of smartphones, the Samsung Z will most likely determine the future of the relatively new and untested Tizen platform.

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HP Split x2 brings detachable PC to USA

HP Split x2 brings detachable PC to USA

The device also known as the HP Pavilion x2 has arrived in the United States as the HP Split x2. This device works with a rather strange body, able to attach or detach from a keyboard for notebook or tablet functionality. Inside you’ll find Intel Bay Trail/ Haswell CPU action and it runs Windows 8.

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