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AMD's new laptop chips inspired by mobile devices, gaming consoles

As demand for PC processors plummets, Advanced Micro Devices has borrowed technologies from mobile devices and gaming consoles as a way to perk up sales for its latest A-series laptop processors that were introduced on Tuesday.

AMD announces availability of its Elite A-Series APUs for notebook PCs

AMD today announced the availability of its AMD Elite A-Series Accelerated Processing Units (APUs), codenamed “Richland.”

Why Moore's Law, not mobility, is killing the PC

Forget tablets and economic woes. "Good enough" computer performance might be the real reason for lackluster PC sales. And it might also be the catalyst for an ambitious new era of computing.

AMD plans to sell an APU based on modified PlayStation 4 hardware

Lending more credence to the idea that the PlayStation 4 is a computer in console's clothing, AMD's marketing head has announced plans to release a stripped-down APU based on the hardware in Sony's machine.

AMD takes on Intel's Ultrabooks with a new keyboard docking technology

Advanced Micro Devices hopes to take on Intel's ultrabooks with a new keyboard docking technology that modifies the level of performance of thin-and-light hybrid devices when used in tablet or laptop modes.

AMD to release new Radeon HD 8000 graphics cards in 2013

AMD plans to stick with the Radeon HD 7000 series for the first half of the year, but will roll out the Radeon HD 8000 cards based on a new architecture by the end of the year.

AMD promises to squash confusion and quickly clarify 2013 Radeon plans

We're not sure when AMD's Radeon HD 8000 series will launch, but the company says new products are definitely coming in 2013.

The ultimate guide to tweaking your GPU's most arcane settings

Understand the weirdest, most complex options of your graphics control panel, and start tweaking your display like a pro.

AMD revenue falls as financial struggles continue

Advanced Micro Devices' financial struggles continued in the fourth quarter, with revenue sinking 32 percent due to slow chip sales and charges tied to restructuring and inventory adjustments.

10 best Black Friday desktop deals

10 best Black Friday 2012 desktop deals