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Intel Says Haswell Will Extend Laptop Battery Life by 50 Percent

Intel has just made one very, very big claim: it reckons that its new Haswell chip will boost the battery life of laptops by a staggering 50 …

Batteries

Lenovo G580 review: Simple laptop for basic use - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The <b>Lenovo G580</b> provides good processing performance for the money; it boots quickly; it has a full keyboard with number pad and an optical drive; and its speakers and Webcam perform well.<p><b>The Bad</b> The G580 is thick and heavy. Battery life is less than 4 hours. Navigating Windows 8 with the …

Computer Hardware

Intel: The PC Market Isn’t a Train Wreck. No, Really.

Last night, chipmaker Intel sought to make the case that the market for personal computers isn’t quite the train wreck it appears to be.<p>The venue was …

Intel to customize chips for big data applications

Intel, increasingly customizing server chips for customers, is now tuning chips for workloads in big data.<p>Software is becoming an important building block in chip design, and customization will help applications gather, manage and analyze data a lot quicker, said Ron Kasabian, general manager of …

Big Data

An Insider's Look at the Xbox One Controller

Xbox 360 season passes will transfer to Xbox One

Microsoft has announced the ‘Season Pass Guarantee’, a new initiative designed to smooth the transition from Xbox 360 to Xbox One. Users who purchase …

Xbox One Controller: Hands-on With Call of Duty: Ghosts

Our first impressions of Microsoft's new design with a fast-paced FPS.<p>This week's Call of Duty: Ghosts event wasn't just the first opportunity to see …

Nvidia Shield software update rolls out

After a rocky start, the Nvidia Shield finally landed into the hands of consumers a few weeks ago. Since that time, Nvidia has not only managed to fulfill all pre-orders, but has even sold out already! Due to the strong sales so far, Nvidia says it will now kick production of the device into high …

Nvidia Has No Knowledge of GTA V on PC

Statement made in error.<p><b>UPDATE:</b> In a statement this morning, Nvidia has said that the below statement on its investor call was made in error.<p>"This …