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How to build your first PC

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.

By October 24, 2012

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7 myths about quad-core phones (Smartphones Unlocked)

Smartphones with quad-core processors are always faster than dual-core processors, right? Only if you believe the myths.

By April 8, 2012

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Best gaming desktops big and small

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.

By April 5, 2012

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Adobe vows 5 to 10 more years of Flash advances

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.

By February 23, 2012

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Multi-threading reviewed

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.

By June 1, 2009

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Coders choosing Mac OS over Linux environment

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.

By August 9, 2011

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Smartphones Unlocked: Understanding processors

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.

By August 8, 2011

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AMD A8-3850

We recommend the AMD A8-3850 to mainstream desktop PC users in search of capable gaming power and multithreaded application performance.

By June 30, 2011

3.5 stars Editors' rating June 30, 2011
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Google to rebuild Chrome on secure foundation

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.

By May 12, 2011

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iPad 2 killer feature: The 2X factor

The iPad 2 is a worthy upgrade from the groundbreaking original iPad. A couple of crucial hardware upgrades make a big difference.

By April 16, 2011