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Jason has written professionally about technology and video games for almost 20 years. His goal in life is to figure out how complicated technology works and explain it in a way anyone can understand.

AMD CEO Dirk Meyer Resigns

Thomas Seifert, Senior VP and CFO, to replace Meyer as interim CEO.

The CES Laptop Rush: Scores of New Models But Few New Designs

New chips from Intel and AMD are popping up in CES notebooks, but the eye candy factor for these laptops lags behind.

Samsung Introduces New Series 9 Thin and Light Laptop

Samsung takes a shot at the Macbook Air with its premium ultraportable laptop.

Acer Announces Laptops With New CPUs from Intel and AMD

The new Aspire 5750, 5750G, and 7750G quad-core notebooks are aimed at enthusiasts and gamers, while the Apsire 5253 targets the budget-conscious.

Asus Unveils Three Tablets and a Slate

Android-based tablets feature keyboard options, and a Windows 7 slate offers both pen a touch input.

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AMD Finally Ships Fusion Processors

Low-power E-Series and C-Series chips combine CPU and GPU to power thin and light laptops and netbooks.

Holiday Tech Wish Lists On PCWorld Podcast #101

What do PCWorld editors want for Christmas? Listen in to find out. (It's not too late to buy us gifts!)

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Windows 7 Tablets are a Terrible Idea

If Microsoft intends to put some version of Windows 7 on a tablet, they just don’t get it.

AMD Radeon HD 6900 Series: Right Performance, Right Features, Right Price

AMD’s latest graphics cards don’t take the speed crown, but they do offer a terrific combination of performance, price, features, and power efficiency.

Wikileaks and Top Tech Stories of 2010 on PCWorld Podcast #100

PCWorld editors discuss great moments in Wikileaks history and the future of the service on the 100th episode of our podcast.

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Every Conversation I Have About Buying a Laptop Goes Like This…

If the discussions about laptops I have with friends and coworkers are any indication, the “right laptop” simply doesn’t exist yet.

Facebook Updates, Near-Field Communications, and 25 Years of Windows on PCWorld Podcast #99

Facebook adds new messaging features and cuts a deal with MySpace, Android to get Near-field Communications (NFC), and we look back on 25 years of Windows.

RockMelt Goes Beta, Black Friday Starts Early on PCWorld Podcast #98

The new RockMelt browser promises a more social Web, and Black Friday Bargains now start in October.

nVidia GeForce GTX 580: The Fastest GPU Money Can Buy

nVidia’s much-lauded Fermi architecture finally comes into its own.

Gaming on Windows Phone 7: A Strong Start, Room for Improvement

Gaming is off to a strong start on Microsoft’s new phone platform with Xbox Live integration and strong relationships with major publishers, but it has a long way to go.

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