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Futuremark demos new, more taxing mobile 3D benchmark, PCMark for mobile

At Mobile World Congress 2014, Futuremark showed off two brand new benchmarks for mobile devices.

By Feb. 26, 2014

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3DMark for Android gaming ropes in tech giants

Acer, Intel, Qualcomm, and SingTel-Optus have joined a program to benchmark 3D gaming standards on Android devices.

By Aug. 3, 2012

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Angry Birds maker buys game studio

Rovio Entertainment picks up Futuremark Games Studio, a maker of games for the PC, Xbox, and Apple IOS devices.

By Mar. 27, 2012

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3Dmark for Android separates performance champs from chumps

With its latest version of 3DMark, Futuremark attempts to create a benchmark that allows for cross-platform comparisons among all tablets, smartphones, and PCs.

By Apr. 2, 2013

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HP Chromebook 11

A fresh look and comfortable feel make HP’s 11-inch budget Chromebook an appealing bet, especially for households that need a cheap no-frills Web-surfing Google Netbook. If you’re not thinking about productivity, though, you’re better off with a tablet.

By Oct. 10, 2013

3 stars Editor's rating Oct. 10, 2013
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Acer C710-2457 Chromebook

If you want one of the least expensive Web-browsing devices that feels like a laptop but is really a Chromebook, the Acer C7 is fine. But its limitations match its price.

By Aug. 9, 2013

2.5 stars Editor's rating Aug. 9, 2013
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HP Pavilion 14 Chromebook

The HP Pavilion Chromebook 14 advances the argument for Chrome as a low-cost mainstream computing environment, but the laptop's most noteworthy feature is a slightly bigger screen.

By Apr. 9, 2013

3 stars Editor's rating Apr. 9, 2013
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Google Chrome OS

Chrome OS struggles with the delineation between apps and Web sites, even though they are fast growing together. Great for students and casual home use, the day is coming when it'll be competitive, but it's not yet a replacement for a more mature OS.

By Oct. 18, 2012

3 stars Editor's rating Oct. 18, 2012

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Buzz Out Loud 1476: The Oprah Browser (Podcast)

On today's show, Apple responds to the Mac Defender concerns with a support forum and a promised OS X update, Google may announce mobile payments via NFC as early as tomorrow (Thursday), and Facebook might launch a music service with Spotify (but no, not in the U.S. -- yet). Also, TiVo makes tons of money from suing people and Brian Tong bids a teary farewell to Oprah. --Molly

By May. 25, 2011

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Dell XPS 8300 desktop

The Dell XPS 8300 will serve mainstream users as a higher-end do-it-all machine, but gamers and performance enthusiasts will be better off looking elsewhere.

By Apr. 21, 2011

3 stars Editor's rating Apr. 21, 2011

MSRP: $1,614.99