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Next wave of wearables slated for the Computex spotlight

Tablet and laptop makers will also use the Taiwan trade show to highlight their latest products

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Intel plans to sell a robot you can customize with a 3D printer

Intel shows off a robot that will be based on its Edison processor and available to buy by the end of the year. Is this another OnCue?

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Newegg Premier is like Amazon Prime for PC geeks

Newegg just launched a cheaper, geekier Amazon Prime alternative with free shipping, free returns, and other goodies.

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Apple gobbled up the most chips in 2013 -- is that bad?

Apple easily outspent every other technology company in buying up chips during 2014, according to a new report. But does that give the edge to Samsung?

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Intel to reduce its workforce by 5 percent this year

The chip giant sees the PC market stabilizing, but forecasts a year of flat sales ahead.

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Five components that will rock your next smartphone

Processors, memory, screens and sensors are all getting an upgrade, giving you a preview of what to expect from 2014's flagship phones.

Intel CEO points toward wearable future with ‘smart earbud’, smartwatch

Intel chief Brian Krzanich launches a wave of wearables at his CES 2014 keynote along with a new version of its Quark embedded processor, code-named Edison.

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Freescale wants to kickstart DIY wearables with new Warp development kit

Freescale's mini-computer called Warp allows DIYers and device makers prototype wearable devices

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Samsung wants to cram 4GB of RAM into your next phone

The company's new low-power chips will pave the way for faster applications and 4K displays on smartphones and tablets.

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Consumers win as chip vendors fight it out over LTE

New chipsets will result in cheaper LTE tablets and smartphones next year.

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Store closure marks the end of an era in Tokyo's Akihabara

Tokyo's world-famous Akihabara district lost one of its signature stores on Saturday, and with it a piece of the area's rich electronics history faded away.

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