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Dell claims that the fourth-generation Core processors improve the device’s speed by 1.6 times and battery life by 2.5 hours. The addition of NFC means that users will be able to transfer files... by touching their device to other NFC-compatible products.

All of this means that the new XPS 12, which succeeds the original model launched last year, will start from $1,199.

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Gartner and IDC both released their quarterly reports on the PC market today, and the results aren't pretty if you're a computer vendor.

Gartner claims that worldwide PC shipments... dropped to just 76 million units in Q2, which was not only a 10.9% year-on-year decrease from last year but which was also the fifth consecutive quarter of declining PC shipments, the longest in histor...

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Coming soon to a tablet near you? Belgium-based SoftKinetic is building what it calls the world’s smallest 3D camera that recognizes gestures.

The camera uses time-of-flight technology,... where it maps a room in three dimensions by sending out signals into the space and measures how long it takes them to bounce back.

SoftKinetic showed the tiny camera in an ultrabook computer at...

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The event is to take place at the Earls Court exhibition center in London on June 20 and will be live streamed on Samsung's YouTube channel from 6pm BST/1pm ET/10am PT.

Location and time... aside though and very few details have been released. The promotional poster shows the words “Galaxy” and “Ativ”, which represent Samsung’s Android and Windows 8 devices...

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Revealing the results from its latest report, the research group predicts that worldwide PC, tablet and mobile phone shipments will rise 9% to a staggering 2.4 billion units in 2013 before reaching... 2.9 billion units in 2017.

Gartner puts this increase down in part to increasing demand for lower-priced tablets, and claims that their growing capabilities are making desktop PCs redundant in...

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The Windows 8 model had been scheduled to launch later this month, only for Lenovo to confirm via its Facebook page that the device is now more likely to debut in the spring.

“Unfortunately... we received word that it will be delayed till March or April. More details will be announced soon,” said a company spokesperson, in response to a question on the tablet's availability.

FCC filings...

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"The next version of our operating system, Windows 8, will be generally available on October 26, 2012. At that time, we will begin selling the Surface, a series of Microsoft-designed and manufactured... hardware devices," said Microsoft in its annual report, which was recently filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

Microsoft announced its Surface tablets at an event in Hollywoo...

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The New Jersey university is promising to hand out Windows 8-powered Samsung Series 7 Slates to all new science and honor degree juniors as soon as the new OS arrives in the Fall, while new students... on other courses will each get a free Series 5 Ultrabook.

These deployments are all part of Seton’s Mobile Computing initiative, a plan which will also see the university give out Nokia L...

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“We are tracking more than 20 Windows 8 designs based on our low-power and low-cost Cover Trail Atom SoC (system on chip), in addition to a number of Core-based tablets”, said Otellini,... who was speaking during an investor call earlier on in the week. Tech blog Know Your Mobile was the first to report the news.

Otellini also championed the Intel-backed Ultrabook form fact...

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Toshiba did not announce the names or specifications of the aforementioned products, but did reveal that the reference OLED tablet will be water proof and will feature wireless charging capabilities.... The announcement also detailed that Toshiba would unveil 13.3-inch Ultrabook and a 55-inch QFHD resolution (3840×2160) glasses-free 3D TV.

Toshiba unveiled the Thrive tablet at last year&#...