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Lenovo ThinkPad X230

There may not be a better full-fledged business ultraportable than the ThinkPad X230, but more efficient, less expensive, and thinner ultrabooks are the real future of this category.

May 30, 2012

3.5 stars Editors' rating May 30, 2012
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Double-speed next-gen version cements PCIe computing power

PCI Express has lasted more than a decade, and faster speeds should extend its longevity as a key enabler of computing power. Also coming: adaptations for the mobile market.

By June 5, 2014

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Patent licensing terms still murky for next-gen video

Plenty of patents are involved in HEVC, the leading technology contender for compressing 4K video. Several big names still haven't signed up for an effort to ease licensing.

By January 17, 2014

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Game sales up as next-gen console war kicks into gear

The gaming industry generated $791.1 million in revenue in the US in October, according to market researcher NPD, a 5 percent increase over the same period in 2012.

By November 15, 2013

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VLC steps into next-gen video wars with VP9, HEVC support

With VLC 2.1.1, VideoLAN continues to sidestep the software patent licensing minefield of video compression. Meanwhile, open-source allies put muscle behind the new Daala codec.

By November 15, 2013

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Anki Drive

The advanced, AI-driven Anki Drive bridges the gap between digital racing games and physical slot cars with a laser tag twist; we just wish there was more than one course to race around.

October 16, 2013

4 stars Editors' rating October 16, 2013

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Next-gen Nexus 10 could come from Asus not Samsung

New details point to Asus as the next Nexus 10 maker.

By September 19, 2013

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Why next-gen consoles won't run games at 4K

Just because some say they can, doesn't mean they should. Based on the latest graphics hardware no one should expect great 4K gaming in this next generation of consoles.

By July 5, 2013

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Why next-gen consoles won't run games at 4K

Looking forward to native 4K gaming on one of the new breed of consoles? Don't hold your breath for a great experience.

By July 2, 2013

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Intel's next-gen quad-core processors tested

Fourth-gen Core i-series "Haswell" CPUs promise big leaps in performance and battery life.

By June 1, 2013