Dell Boosts Laptop Speeds for Gamers

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Dell’s Alienware brand targets gamers: an audience emphasised by the new Alienware 18 laptop. Overclocked to 4.4GHz (Intel Core i7 Haswell processor), the product runs very quickly. A new thermal solution (copper heatsinks and …

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Intel Treads on ARM’s Toes With HDMI Dongle

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A new HDMI dongle – apparently the first using an Intel chip – is now being sold in China. The ‘Meegopad T01’ is more expensive, but also more powerful, than similar ARM-powered units. Costing …

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MEA PC Market Returns to Growth…

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After seven quarters of year on year declines, the Middle East and Africa PC market returned to growth in Q2, posting an increase in total shipments of 2.2% to 4.5 million units. According to …

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Lenovo Gets Tiny

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Lenovo was a bit frustrated at the show. The company had held a press event on the Thursday, but because of the Intel keynote on Friday, could not announce that new systems used the …

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Toshiba to Restructure PC Unit

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Toshiba has announced a restructuring of its PC business which will see around 900 jobs lost, accounting for more than 20% of its global workforce. Although the PC business reported positive operating income in …

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Elonex Aims for Triumphant CE Return With Apricot Revival

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According to CRN, the extinct British brand, Apricot Computers, will return to the market next year. British manufacturer Elonex has acquired the global rights to Apricot in 2012 and plans to launch a range …

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Samsung to Leave German Notebooks

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Samsung is to withdraw from the German notebook market. According to local media, the decision is only related to the German market; Samsung will stop selling notebooks (and Chromebooks) to focus on more profitable …

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