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  • How-Tos: Bugs & Fixes: Turning power off turns trouble on

    Sometimes, you can't win. The very thing you do to prevent potential trouble winds up causing you grief instead. Such was the case for me in today's episode of Bugs & Fixes. It's a story that also features a surprise ending.

  • News: Remains of the Day: The power and the glory

    iOS 6 is battery hungry, a Kickstarter project gets struck by Lightning, and Steve Jobs's yacht isn't entirely paid for. The remainders for Friday, December 21, 2012 are turning all the night time into the day.

  • News: Mac users get an official Ubuntu One client

    Google's Drive file storage and synchronization service may often claim a larger share of media headlines than Canonical's competing Ubuntu One cloud service does, but this week Ubuntu One gained a critical competitive edge.

  • Opinion: Remains of the Day: Places of interest

    It's a globetrotting sort of day: Rumors say Apple is turning on Apple TV tests in China, even as Oregon and New York battle out what may be Apple's first U.S. manufacturing facility. Elsewhere, Apple lays down roots in Texas and we get some quality Time with Tim Cook. The remainders for Wednesday, December 19, 2012 are going places.

  • Buying Advice: Western Digital WD RE 4TB review: first 4TB disk from WD

    After more than six months there are finally some more options among 4 TB disks. With the Western Digital WD RE 4TB, WD has created a high-performance 4TB for servers. If you're looking to fill a server with as much storage capacity as possible, then the Western Digital WD RE 4TB is your hard disk.

  • News: MIT research shows new magnetic state that could aid quantum computing

    Researchers at MIT and other institutions have demonstrated a new type of magnetism, only the third kind ever found, and it may find its way into future communications, computing and data storage technologies.

  • Buying Advice: Corsair Professional AX760i / AX860i PSU review: extremely efficient

    With prices of £158 and £166 respectively, the Corsair AX760i and AX860i are more expensive than the power supplies from our recent round-up, but you do get high-quality PSUs for that price. Their efficiency is outstanding, they're extremely quiet and the voltages are super-stable.

  • News: European Commission wants to create an 'Airbus for chips'

    Europe's top digital commissioner has called for an "Airbus for Chips" to boost the bloc's microelectronics sector.

  • News: Harris Farm gets Hands-on with IBM Flex System

    The new deployment replaces the retailer’s existing IBM systems and will be delivered by mid-January.

  • Opinion: Automatically add files to Dropbox

    Reader Daniel Gilbert seeks to make better use of Dropbox. He writes:

  • News: Chip industry sags before expected 2013 comeback, says Gartner

    While Gartner Inc. now says that global semiconductor revenue has dipped 3% this year, the market is expected rebound in 2013.

  • News: 2013: A promising year ahead

    2012 was a year of change for the channel. Evolving business strategies, keeping up with the demands of new technologies, and running a business with the constraint of a weak economy were just some of the challenges it faced.

  • News: SSD prices continue to plunge

    Solid-state drive pricing has dropped about 30% this year, reaching what researchers call the magic price point of $1-per-gigabyte of capacity, according to information from IHS iSupply and Dynamite Data

  • News: AMD eyes server revival with aggressive new approach

    To break its slump in the server market, Advanced Micro Devices is adopting an aggressive strategy whose goals include the introduction of new ARM and x86 chips by 2014 and continued improvements to its Opteron line in the meantime.

  • News: EMC readies flash storage for data centers with Project X

    In its Project X initiative, EMC is developing flash storage for use throughout data centers and is developing software to tie all of an enterprise's flash equipment together.

  • News: Samsung buys SSD caching vendor Nvelo

    Samsung Electronics has acquired Nvelo, a Silicon Valley vendor of products for caching data on flash-based SSDs (solid-state disks).

  • News: HP Unveils Latest Converged Storage Portfolio

    HP has announced innovations for its Converged Storage portfolio that provide for a single architecture for all sizes of client deployments.

  • News: Linux 3.8 will drop support for Intel 386 chips

    Launched back in 1985, the venerable i386 processor has served countless PC users around the globe long and well, but recently the developers of the Linux kernel decided to drop support for it.

  • News: 10 great PC accessories that cost less than $200

    PCs are incredibly useful tools, but if you want to get the most from your desktop or laptop, you’'ll need to look beyond CPU speeds and storage capacities, and pick the right accessories. Gamers are well serviced here—check out our guide to gaming upgrades if you’re looking to get more from shooters, strategy games, and so on. And if you’re just looking for an inexpensive new monitor or a comfortable keyboard, we’ve got you covered too.

  • Opinion: Remains of the Day: Measure once, cut and paste twice

    Microsoft and Apple are at each other's throats over money, so it must be a day that ends in 'y.' Elsewhere, Apple may be inching closer to a TV as one of its partners looks to lay down some acreage in the U.S. and Cupertino's latest product is at least a thirty footer. The remainders for Wednesday, December 12, 2012 are redundant and repetitive.

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