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While there are plenty of off-the-shelf solutions that you can buy, you'll get the most reward by getting down and dirty and building your own PC. Here's a rundown of what you'll need to do.
Smartphones with quad-core processors are always faster than dual-core processors, right? Only if you believe the myths.
Whether you want a multithousand-dollar behemoth or a tidy little tower for less than a grand, these recent gaming desktops represent some of the best PCs the category has to offer.
Even as the company redirects efforts to HTML5 and narrows Flash's scope, Adobe is also promising investments in Flash for 5 to 10 years.
Simultaneous multi-threading is a useful performance tool for processor designers, but it doesn't have the same benefit that adding a full core does.
Although Windows remains the most popular environment for software development by far, an Evans Data survey reveals that programmers increasingly favor Apple's operating system over Linux.
There's a lot of talk about dual-core, even quad-core, processors on smartphones, but what does it all really mean? CNET editor Bonnie Cha offers some basics to understanding processors in this month's installment of Smartphones Unlocked.
A Google project called Native Client turns out not just to be for running fast software from the Web securely. Google plans to use it to run the entire browser, too.
The iPad 2 is a worthy upgrade from the groundbreaking original iPad. A couple of crucial hardware upgrades make a big difference.
As with many Unix and Linux systems, you can change the priority of processes in OS X to advance them through the CPU. While this will not make them faster, it can be used to make processes more responsive.