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Tomb Raider: Lara Croft's PC-powered hairdo uses per-strand physics system (video)

Tomb Raider: Lara Croft's PC-powered hairdo uses per-strand physics system (video)

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We're not in the habit of writing about hairdos here at Pocket-lint. But there's a lot to be said for Lara Croft's new coif in the latest Tomb Raider game. Powered by AMD's TressFX, it gives higher-spec PC gamers the first in-game depiction of a real-time,... >>

Vizio announces 11-inch 1080p Windows 8 tablet, with AMD chipset

Vizio announces 11-inch 1080p Windows 8 tablet, with AMD chipset

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Vizio has introduced an 11.6-inch Windows 8 tablet at CES 2013, set to ship in the spring. The tablet features a full 1080p display and AMD dual-core 1GHz Z-60 processor, with discrete Radeon HD graphics, making it the first Windows 8 tablet to feature... >>

AMD rolls out Trinity APUs for laptops and desktops

AMD rolls out Trinity APUs for laptops and desktops

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AMD has given its processor line up a significant refresh with the newly launched Trinity APU. The new processors, just like Intel's recently announced Ivy Bridge, do a lot to extend battery life, boost speed and increase graphics capabilities. Without... >>

AMD Windows 8 tablets landing in 2012

AMD Windows 8 tablets landing in 2012

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Rather than waiting for the ARM-based threat from the likes of Nvidia to invade its PC market share, AMD has plans to expand towards mobile devices in the form of Windows 8 tablets. That's the message from new CEO Rory Read who was speaking to analysts... >>

AMD to offer cheap Intel Ultrabook alternative

AMD to offer cheap Intel Ultrabook alternative

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Ultrabooks are set to make a big splash in 2012, the thin but powerful form factor clearly a huge advantage for those who need to remain portable. The one snag is the expense, however it has been suggested that AMD is looking to produce a powerful and... >>

9 companies fighting to stay alive in 2012

9 companies fighting to stay alive in 2012

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We love our gadgets, we all do, but as the competition continues to get tougher and tougher, companies have to make better and better gadgets to stay not just relevant, but in business. Here are nine companies that are going to find 2012 tough. Some will... >>

AMD Fusion explained: do you need it?

AMD Fusion explained: do you need it?

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Any new PC or laptop purchase means being confronted with devices adorned in shiny stickers. Search closely and you will spot a trend; most have a big Intel logo slapped on them. But there are a rebellious few that are adorned with the words AMD.The processor... >>

AMD Fusion chips bring all-day battery life and enhanced graphics

AMD Fusion chips bring all-day battery life and enhanced graphics

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Pocket-lint recently brought you news of the new Intel Sandy Bridge next-gen Core i processors, and now, hot on its tail,  AMD is showcasing its new Fusion APU (Accelerated Processing Units) at CES in Las Vegas. The new class of combined CPU/GPU processor... >>

Intel and AMD form unlikely alliance for MeeGo

Intel and AMD form unlikely alliance for MeeGo

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AMD has been announced as the latest major player for the Linux Foundation's MeeGo open source project, joining Nokia and its chip making nemesis Intel at the table. Speaking at the MeeGo Conference 2010, AMD's corporate vice-president of software development... >>

AMD makes power play with all HD 2010 Vision range

AMD makes power play with all HD 2010 Vision range

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AMD has unleashed its 2010 line up of computer processors on the laptops of the world. Consumers will be able to find the AMD Vision 2010 CPUs on 130 new notebooks which increases Vision's presence in the market threefold. What users get out of opting... >>

ATI announces HD 5670 graphics card

ATI announces HD 5670 graphics card

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AMD has announced the ATI Radeon HD 5670, a mid-to-low range graphics card for the mass market of people who want to pump up their gaming performance a little but don't want to pay through the nose for it. It supports ATI's Eyefinity technology, meaning... >>

Dell Zino HD mini desktop PC launches in the UK

Dell Zino HD mini desktop PC launches in the UK

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Dell has announced a cute'n'colourful small form factor PC, or full-featured nettop, or mini desktop (whichever you'd rather) the Inspiron Zino HD. A Mac Mini rival from the world of Windows, if you will, the Zino HD offers space-saving measurements of... >>

Acer Ferrari One gets US date, AMD XGP box no where to be seen...

Acer Ferrari One gets US date, AMD XGP box no where to be seen...

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Acer's Ferrari One laptop is expected to be hitting the US in January Pocket-lint has learnt, however it is unlikely to ship with the external graphics card designed by AMD that would give it the power of a desktop PC. Already available in the UK, the... >>

Acer announces 7540 and 5542 multimedia notebooks

Acer announces 7540 and 5542 multimedia notebooks

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At the same time as the Ferrari One, Acer announced the slightly less glitzy but certainly more powerful Aspire 7540 and 5542 multimedia laptops. The main difference between the two is that the 7540, as pictured, has a 17.3-inch LED backlit display, whereas... >>

We catch up with the Acer Ferrari One netbook

We catch up with the Acer Ferrari One netbook

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2009 may mean a lot of things to a lot of people but for Acer it's time to remind the world of its partnership with Ferrari by the launch of the annual motor car inspired laptop. This year sees the arrival of the Ferrari One, the first netbook to be handed... >>

Acer Ferrari One netbook races on to the scene

Acer Ferrari One netbook races on to the scene

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Acer has launched a Ferrari branded netbook called the Ferrari One hoping to appeal to racing fans on a budget. Coming in the Ferrari racing red the model will feature a 11.6-inch high-definition 1366x768 pixel resolution, ultra-thin and light form factor,... >>

AMD Vision to simplify computer choice for consumers

AMD Vision to simplify computer choice for consumers

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AMD is "going to change the game" according to the company's corporate vice president and general manager Alberto Bozzo at the launch of the Vision marketing scheme in London this week. The chip manufacturer's research has shown that 66% of the public... >>

BenQ nettop all-in-ones to offer Full HD video playback

BenQ nettop all-in-ones to offer Full HD video playback

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BenQ's new range of all-in-one desktop PCs will soon feature new Broadcom tech, that will see full 1080p video playback possible on a budget set-up. Thanks to Broadcom's recently announced Crystal HD, an HD video decoder solution for netbooks (and now... >>

Packard Bell relaunches ixtreme desktop

Packard Bell relaunches ixtreme desktop

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Packard Bell has announced that it's revamping its "ixtreme" product range, adding better specs and new features. Targeted at families the new design has a "sleek glossy black chassis with matt accents". All the media ports are front mounted, so you don't... >>

AMD talks up DirectX 11, ultrathin notebooks

AMD talks up DirectX 11, ultrathin notebooks

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AMD, which demonstrated its new DirectX 11 graphics chips last month at Computex, has been talking to Pocket-lint about the technology, when its cards will be available to buy, about the notebook market and about battery life on PCs. Microsoft's DirectX... >>

Medion Akoya Mini E1312 announced

Medion Akoya Mini E1312 announced

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Medion has announced the launch of a "next-gen" netbook, the Akoya Mini E1312. Offering a 11.6-inch screen, the new netbook provides a high definition 1366 x 768 pixel resolution, 16:9 display with ATI Radeon TM Xpress, 1250 graphics and an HDMI port.... >>

Packard Bell imedia desktops refreshed

Packard Bell imedia desktops refreshed

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Packard Bell's "imedia" desktops have been "refreshed" with a new design and features, aimed at those looking for a "fully featured and cost effective PC". The range is offered in various configurations and specs, including an Intel Core 2 Quad processor... >>