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Western Digital My Passport Pro unveiled with Thunderbolt

Western Digital My Passport Pro unveiled with Thunderbolt

Western Digital has introduced its newest offering, the My Passport Pro drive. Says the maker, this is the first portable dual-drive option powered by Intel's Thunderbolt. The drive launched today in both 2TB and 4TB capacities through Apple and various retailers.

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Intel acquires wearables company BASIS Science

Intel acquires wearables company BASIS Science

Last month, word surfaced from sources that Basis Science, maker of wearables, was looking to sell itself to a big-name company, with Google, Apple, Samsung and others having been tipped. Intel, as it turns out, was the company to take it over, with it having announced the acquisition on its website today.

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ABI Research tips tablet shipments to hit 200M in 2014

ABI Research tips tablet shipments to hit 200M in 2014

The tablet market around the world is booming right now with significant growth in the industry. The growth of tablet shipments and smartphones has come at the expense of the PC industry, which is seeing a significant downturn. New research looking at the tablet market from ABI Research has been published.

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Intel Broadwell chips to land in PCs in second half of 2014

Intel Broadwell chips to land in PCs in second half of 2014

Intel has been one of the top makers of CPUs for computers and other devices for years. The current generations of CPUs for PCs that sit at the top of the Intel heap are the Haswell parts that have been around for a while. Those CPUs are set to be replaced in the second half of 2014 with new and faster chips.

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Apple is Silicon Valley’s most valuable brand

Apple is Silicon Valley’s most valuable brand

Apple has the most expensive brand not just in the whole world but especially in its hometown of Silicon Valley. While that fact is probably already well-known, it is always good to have those backed up by numbers, or at least estimates in this case.

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Android Wear hardware partners include Motorola, HTC, LG, Samsung, and ASUS

Android Wear hardware partners include Motorola, HTC, LG, Samsung, and ASUS

Android Wear aims to bring a Google revolution to wearables, and among them a variety of hardware partners are already lined up: Samsung, HTC, LG, ASUS, Motorola, and more. Among those, LG and Motorola have both already announced their upcoming entrants into the Android Wear market with two smartwatches: an LG G Watch and Moto 360 smartwatch.

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Intel 800Gbps cables aim at data centers and supercomputers

Intel 800Gbps cables aim at data centers and supercomputers

The speed that computers and data networks operate at is always on the increase. It’s easy to think only of improvements in computer hardware and networking as being needed to usher in the fast networks of tomorrow. There are a myriad of other things that are required to usher in faster networks that many overlook.

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Zotac Zbox E-Series mini-PCs arrive with Haswell

Zotac Zbox E-Series mini-PCs arrive with Haswell

Zotac has announced a new line up in its Zbox mini-PCs, the E-Series. With the E-Series comes Intel Haswell processors up to a 3.2GHz i7 -- the various hardware options are spread across different models. In some configurations, the system could serve as a casual gaming machine.

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Google tipped as delaying ASUS TD300 hybrid launch

Google tipped as delaying ASUS TD300 hybrid launch

ASUS introduced its Transformer Book Duet TD300 during CES 2014 this year, revealing a hybrid laptop/tablet device that offers both full Windows and Android experiences, allowing users to toggle between the two systems. According to sources that have surfaced, Google has potentially delayed the launch of this device due to an unfavorable view of its dual-system functionality.

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Asus Transformer Pad TF303 and TF103 rumors surface

Asus Transformer Pad TF303 and TF103 rumors surface

We have started to hear some new rumors of Asus products that are coming to market. The rumors suggest that a pair of new Transformer Pad devices are in the works. Those devices include the Transformer Pad TF303 and the TF103.

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Intel gobbles up Basis for around $100M

Intel gobbles up Basis for around $100M

Last month we learned that wearable device maker Basis was shopping around for a major tech firm to purchase it. The companies tipped to be in the running to buy Basis at the time included Apple and Google among others. A deal has now been announced and Intel is the winner.

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Intel SSD 730 Series performance drive arrives March 18

Intel SSD 730 Series performance drive arrives March 18

Intel has announced the pending arrival of its upcoming performance SSD, the Intel SSD 730 Series. With this solid-state drive comes the promise of "powerful performance" that the maker aims at those using workstations and gamers who are particular about their hardware specs. The drive doesn't arrive until next month, but is available for pre-order now.

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