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Next-gen tech from Asia: The best PCs, tablets, chips and more from Computex

Fresh from Taipei, Computex shows you what's going to be on store shelves this holiday and back-to-school season. Here's a sneak peek at the biggest things coming.

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ARM developing processors to make wearables 'invisible'

ARM is developing new processors as it looks to make wearables smaller and more power efficient

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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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Qualcomm reveals 64-bit Snapdragon 810 and 808

Qualcomm's fastest Snapdragon 810 chip supports 4K video, LPDDR4 memory, and will be in mobile devices in the first half of next year

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Tablet Sales Skyrocketing as the PC Approaches Extinction

According to a report released by Gartner Research, tablet and mobile phone sales will eclipse 2.6 billion units by 2017, rising nearly 30 percent from 1.85 billion units in 2012.

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Newton is the first MIPS-based mini-computer for wearables

The Newton development kit is the first with a MIPS CPU. Android Wear is on the roadmap, too.

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AMD's Kaveri chips bring computing, graphics closer in function and name

AMD announces that its "Kaveri" CPUs with integrated graphics are now available for pre-order. But AMD execs also say computing and graphics are blurring into one another.

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iPhone graphics chip designer adds more oomph to GPUs

Imagination says its new line of PowerVR CPUs are 50 percent faster than their predecessors.

on pcworld.com

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Microsoft quietly upgrades the Surface Pro 2's processor

We can rebuild it. We have the technology.

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Voice Ads Coming to Your Mobile Devices

A company called Nuance Mobile is adding a whole new dimension to the mobile advertising market. Its new “Nuance Voice” service allows users to converse with the advertisements on their mobile devices.