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William Lowe, the 'father of the IBM PC,' dies at 72

After his proposal for a quick market entry via Atari was rejected, Lowe was given one year to design and produce a personal computer that would be market-ready.

By October 28, 2013

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Pokki's Windows 8 Start menu app gets more features

The Start menu replacement has been given a facelift with a new layout and several new options.

By January 17, 2013

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Otellini's legacy at Intel: Plentiful profits, mobile misfires

When Intel's CEO since 2005 retires next year, the company will still face a problem it's barely begun to solve: finding a foothold in the mobile market.

By November 19, 2012

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Tetris or treat! Playable pumpkin Tetris haunts Halloween

Forget candy. The coolest treat for Halloween this year is a playable pumpkin Tetris rigged with 128 LED lights.

By October 30, 2012

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Squrl for iPad acts like a DVR for Web video

Discover, collect, and watch content from Netflix, Hulu, ESPN, YouTube, Vimeo, and more through one app or in your Web browser.

By June 20, 2011

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A revolution at the Computer History Museum

Prior to opening a new exhibit on the emergence of the PC, the Silicon Valley museum gives journalists a preview that included meeting pioneers of the computing revolution.

By January 13, 2011

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Microsoft Windows to grab tablets by the ARM

Rumours are flying that Microsoft will be releasing a version of Windows that can run on ARM-based chips like the ones inside many mobile phones and tablets.

By December 22, 2010

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Hummingbird vs Snapdragon: Rumble in the processor jungle

Hummingbird and Snapdragon are the innocuous nicknames of two powerful beasts -- the processors that power the hottest new smart phones. But what's the difference, and which is better?

By December 10, 2010

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Man proposes via fake iPhone ad--watch and weep

Minnesotan creates a cinema commercial that purports to be an iPhone ad, but is really a proposal to his girlfriend. He is, however, a poor singer, so AutoTune is a must.

By October 5, 2010