Advanced Micro Devices hopes to regain share in the PC processor market with its upcoming chips based on the Jaguar core, which will bring console-like gaming and wireless displays to laptops with Windows 8 and its successor, Windows Blue.
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Windows 8.1 laptops with AMD’s new chips to support wireless display
A smart necklace for young diary keepers works with an iPad app and hides entries with the push of a button. [Read more]
The digital newsstand’s new pricing scheme offers one advantage over traditional subscriptions, but the math may not work in your favor. [Read more]
Windows 8 faces an uphill battle to become a standard corporate operating system because many businesses are in the midst of or have recently completed the move from Windows XP to Windows 7 and don’t have the stomach for another transition anytime soon.
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Forrester: Windows 8 faces uphill battle as corporate desktop
Oracle has changed the numbering of its Java security updates, prompting one expert to say, “As if Java updates weren’t confusing already.”
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Oracle renumbers Java patch updates, confuses users even more
People watch more than 4 billion videos per day on Google’s video service, the company says at its Google I/O show. That’s why it wants better video compression.
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YouTube by the numbers at Google I/O
Attention mobile graphics fiends: AMD says its claiming the crown for the “world’s fastest notebook graphics card” with its newly unveiled Radeon HD 8970M.
AMD launches the Radeon 8790M, its new(ish) notebook graphics flagship
Crave’s Eric Mack fires up his thinking cap to imagine the four announcements at Google I/O that could make all his geeky dreams come true. [Read more]
Last week, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer was interviewed at the Wired Business Conference on a range of topics, but the question on everyone’s mind (including interviewer Steven Levy) was her impossibly unpopular edict against telecommuting.
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Why Yahoo’s telecommuting ban is still bad for business
If you’re looking for serious computing power, this refurbished HP Envy has you covered. [Read more]