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Sony is recommending that customers think twice before upgrading to ICS due to its harsh impact on hardware.

Intel is betting on the Metro interface in Windows 8 to help drive the production of laptops with touch screens.
Leaked specs show that AMD will release a new dual-GPU monster graphics card -- complete with a monster price tag.

Barnes & Noble's Nook app joins the growing number of Retina display-ready updates announced in past few weeks.
In an apparent softening of its previous take on the device, Consumer Reports is giving the latest iPad its seal of approval.
The Samsung Galaxy Note is either a large phone or a small tablet, but whatever you want to call it I think it is fantastic for the data centric consumer.
It is exciting to be heavily involved with mobile technology and I enjoy all platforms. Lately, I have been excited about Android, which is funny considering two other ZDNet writers are quite...
Turn your iPad or Android tablet into a wireless second monitor for any laptop for just ten bucks.
Latest Reviews

2012 Mitsubishi i-Miev
The 2012 Mitsubishi i-Miev will fit specific driving situations well, such as a 20-mile suburban commute, but above the base trim level its price comes too close to that of the more capable Nissan Leaf.

2012 Infiniti IPL G Coupe
Infiniti's first foray into the waters of high-performance variants with the 2012 IPL G Coupe is more of a tentative toe than a full-blown cannonball.
HTC One X - black (unlocked)
If you've been dreaming of a wonderfully powerful Android 4.0 smartphone boasting everything but the kitchen sink and don't live in the U.S., the globally available HTC One X could have your name on it.
Samsung NX200 (with 18-55mm lens , black)
The Samsung NX200's photo quality stands out from the crowd, but its performance and features -- while good -- don't merit its relatively high price.
WD My Passport Portable (2TB, USB 3.0, March 2012)
The WD My Passport Portable makes an excellent portable drive for both desktop and laptop computers, at home or while on the road.

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