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Raspberry Pi now packs 512MB RAM

The Raspberry Pi model B -- a cheap, customizable Linux computer the size of a pack of cigarettes -- now boasts 512MB of RAM, for the same price as before, according to the Raspberry Pi Foundation.

Two new Asus laptops offer an Ubuntu Linux option

These new machines can be purchased with either Windows 8 or Canonical's popular OS.

Sony reaches the Windows 8 finish line first with two quirky tablets

One is an all-in-one desktop that doubles as a gigantic tablet. The other is an 11.6-inch tablet with a nifty slide-out keyboard.

PC sales drop: Blame Windows 8?

Customers waiting for Windows 8, as well as businesses completing the refresh of their inventories, triggered a dip in PC sales that may recover by year-end.

HP, Lenovo battle for top spot in PC market

Hewlett-Packard may be pushed aside by a quick-moving Lenovo as the top PC maker in the world, according to a pair of dueling reports from industry analysts.

Episode 4 of Telltale Games' The Walking Dead lives

Episode 4 of The Walking Dead game is available to play now.

FTC targets scareware scammers

Judge shuts down six scammers and freezes assets after the Federal Trade Commission files suit.

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Digital Storm Aventum review: Impressive build, but misses the target

Digital Storm builds a system that could be a great workstation, but as a gaming system, it's overpriced and underperforms.

'Cotton Candy' Linux PC-on-a-stick ships at last

Priced at $199, this USB-sized device is now available in an early version aimed at developers.

Microsoft Windows 8 Appfest sets app developers record

The event in India was supported by two Gigabits of bandwidth coming into the venue and six power generating stations ensured that power failure was not a problem.