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If R2D2 got crushed in the trash compactor, it would look like this Zotac mini PC

Is it us, or does the ZOTAC ZBOX ID45 look something like a miniature, PC-ified R2D2? Whether it does or doesn't, read on to learn more about ZOTAC's latest small form factor PC here.

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Intel’s ‘Haswell’ chip retail prices revealed along with potential June 2 launch date

A Chinese portal posted an unconfirmed list of prices for the next-gen Haswell chips from Intel, and hinted that the new chip could be made official on June 2 – just ahead of Computex 2013.

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Intel unveils cheaper models of its Ivy Bridge processors

Whether you're building your own computer or just looking to replace your existing processor, you've got several inexpensive new options from Intel.

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Intel plans to increase efficiency on Ivy Bridge chip

Rumor has it that Intel is working on a way to cut the amount of power consumption on its Ivy Bridge chips, making them perfect for iPads and other tablets.

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Can Intel reinvent itself when CEO Paul Otellini leaves?

Intel CEO Paul Otellini is retiring in May. Could a change in leadership ironically help the chipmaking giant keep up with mainstream computing?

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Apple updates Mac mini and Mac mini with OS X Server

In addition to a slew of other hardware announcements, including two new iPads, a new iMac, and a new MacBook Pro, Apple also threw in an update to its Mac mini lineup at today's keynote event.

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Are Ultrabooks an epic failure?

Intel has been banking on ultrabooks to re-ignite PC sales, but guess what? PC sales remain flat, and Ultrabook sales are far below expectations. Will Windows 8 turn things around -- or just make things worse?

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Acer Aspire V5 series slims down without shooting prices up

At $450 and up, Acer's Aspire V5 notebooks are cheaper than the latest breed of Ultrabooks, but still ultraslim and fairly stylish.

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Hands on with Intel Ivy Bridge: What performance can you expect?

We’ve gotten our hands on the latest Intel Ivy Bridge hardware and put it through its paces. Here’s what’s in store.

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Getting ready to cross Ivy Bridge: The layman’s guide to Intel’s latest processors

Intel's latest "Ivy Bridge" processors are coming soon for desktops and laptops. What do you need to know to make a smart buying decision?

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Intel’s Ivy Bridge CPUs won’t land until June

An Intel executive has acknowledged that next-generation "Ivy Bridge" processors are running 8-10 weeks late, and likely won't land until June.

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Do Ultrabooks stand a chance, or are they destined for failure?

Intel thinks 40 percent of consumer laptops will be Ultrabooks by the end of 2012. What is an Ultrabook, and why would consumers embrace it so fervently?

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Intel’s 2013 Haswell chip bestows all day battery life to Ultrabooks

Intel unveils a trio of chips that aim to reduce energy consumption, including the 2013 Haswell microprocessor that will allow laptops to run all-day

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Intel promises thin, light, powerful Ultrabooks

Intel has plans for a new class of thin and light notebook computers aimed at consumers and priced under $1,000.

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Intel sticks to Moore’s Law with 3D transistors

Intel has a viable way to make 3D tri-gate transistors, meaning processors will continue to offer more performance in smaller packages, using less power.

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