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Chromebook craze won't abate this year

Chromebooks could however face competition from low-cost Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 devices


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Organs may someday be printed inside people

While great strides have been made in printing organ tissue outside of the body, one scientist believes bioprinting the tissue inside the body will be a more effective method.

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How 3D printers made a motorcycle, skis and snowboard

3D printer maker Stratasys and auto/aerospace parts maker TE Connectivity have been busy on separate projects to demonstrate the possibilities for large 3D-printed parts to be used in commercial applications, and the companies showed...

Lenovo's profit hit by acquisitions of Motorola, IBM server business

The Chinese PC vendor is pulling more revenue from smartphones, tablets and servers

Intel, Altera resume merger talks

Weeks after the merger talks collapsed, Intel and Altera are talking merger again after Altera got a kick in the rear from some major shareholders. The New York Post, citing a source with "direct knowledge of the talks," says that...

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Hot stuff: The coolest drones

From unmanned aircraft swarms to space systems, drones are hot.

Fierce smartphone rivalry driving faster chip development, ARM CEO says

New mobile chips are now being developing at a yearly pace to line up with smartphone announcements

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How astronauts 3D printed a wrench they needed in space

NASA and partner Made In Space are working to build a more sophisticated 3D printing center on the International Space Station that will allow astronauts to create tools and experimental equipment as they're needed.

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Patent trolls may be preparing to target 3D printing

With the number of 3D printing patents rising quickly, it's ripe for the next onslaught of litigation.

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David Letterman’s top 5 tech innovations

As the fabled late night talk show host prepares to retire, a look back on a handful of unique technology firsts that he and his shows gave the world over the last 30 years.

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MSI vehemently denies Lenovo buyout rumor

MSI both denied the rumor and hinted at legal action toward any rumor-mongerers. Meanwhile, Lenovo stays mum.

UNICEF, ARM bet on wearables to help the underprivileged

Their 'Wearables for Good Challenge' is aimed at developing wearables that can help improve the health of mothers and children

Fove brings eye movement tracking to virtual reality headsets

The technology will allow people to control virtual reality environments without using game controllers

Dell aims new printers at the cloud

Dell announces new multifunction printers, adding to its expanding lineup of cloud-computing hardware

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Review: Formlabs Form 1+ 3D printer offers mind-blowing precision (video)

The Formlabs Form 1+ is an incredibly accurate 3D printer, capable of reproducing mind-blowing intricate models. It's also a costly and slow machine.

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AMD sheds light on High Bandwidth Memory in new Radeons, pokes Nvidia

AMD's next-gen 3D GPU memory is cooler, faster and ahead of anything Nvidia has, the company claims.

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How to upgrade graphics in a laptop

We do the deed, run the benchmarks and crunch the numbers. Believe it or not, it's worth it in some cases--and not that hard.

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Upgrading graphics in a Eurocom laptop

You may not know this, but you can indeed upgrade graphics in laptop. This week Gordon does it and runs the math to find out if it even makes sense.

Intel to unwrap 'next-generation' Thunderbolt in two weeks

Intel could put to rest doubts about Thunderbolt's future after Apple did not include the technology in the 12-inch MacBook

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