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Where's the sweet spot for headphones?
— 12:26 AM on March 19, 2009

The headphone market is littered with an incredible range of options, from the throwaway garbage bundled with cheap MP3 players to audiophile earmuffs that would...

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Saturday science subject: Charging your laptop in seconds
— 3:35 PM on March 14, 2009

A new battery technology breakthrough could change the way we use handheld devices and perhaps even electric cars. According to Scientific American, MIT scientists

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My first PC... R.I.P.
— 4:53 PM on March 13, 2009

I just couldn't resist.  I suppose I wasn't being honest when I said "I don't have the...

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Western Digital's WD TV HD Media Player
— 11:00 PM on March 12, 2009

Could Western Digital's new digital media player be the ideal companion for the company's external hard drives? And does it belong in your entertainment...

Type: Feature article Tags: Multimedia

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Latest iPod shuffle the quintessential Apple product
— 4:57 PM on March 12, 2009

Perhaps more than any other Apple product, the iPod shuffle is the perfect example of the Steve Jobs Reality Distortion Field in action. When...

Type: Blog post Tags: Multimedia Personal tech

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New iPod shuffle still has no display, now lacks buttons
— 1:10 PM on March 11, 2009

Attention, trendy joggers and celebrities everywhere: the third-generation iPod shuffle is out. Apple has...

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Spring cleaning
— 1:06 PM on March 10, 2009

My home office is a pit.  It has been for some time.  I have a valid justification for its piggy state, but why waste your...

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Saturday science subject: Look on the bright side of life
— 1:05 PM on March 7, 2009

Could seeing your life in an optimistic light actually help prolong it? That's a question raised by a new study, which links optimism to lower...

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Thermaltake website leaves me dazed and confused
— 4:17 PM on March 6, 2009

The marketing of enthusiast-class PC hardware tends to be all over the map, from extreme branding that targets overcaffeinated gamers to stodgy corporate attempts at...

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All U.S. Circuit City stores closing on March 8
— 9:49 AM on March 6, 2009

By now, you probably know Circuit City went bankrupt, failed to find a buyer, and eventually decided to just call it quits and shutter...

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Stickin' it to the sat man
— 10:57 AM on March 5, 2009

Generally speaking, Americans believe that more is better—except for, of course, leprosy and Celine...

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A trip down memory lane
— 9:24 AM on March 5, 2009

There are few things that I dread more than moving. Transporting a household from one location to another is miserable enough, but throw the...

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Saturday science subject: Footprints
— 2:01 PM on February 28, 2009

Reconstructed homo erectus. Source: Wikimedia...

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Design hard
— 3:56 PM on February 26, 2009

Every so often one of our sponsors runs a campaign that's unique or fun enough that I'm reminded how these guys are a part of...

Type: Blog post Tags: Miscellaneous The Tech Report

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Saturday science subject: Going to Europa
— 2:33 PM on February 21, 2009

Probes from NASA and ESA may head to Europa in a little while. According to the New Scientist, the two space agencies have picked...

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What the heck is Egg Saver Shipping?
— 11:25 PM on February 19, 2009

I'm a big fan of Newegg. As one of the biggest online retailers for PC components and accessories, it's received my business for six years...

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Saturday science subject: Mapping the cold virus genome
— 5:35 PM on February 14, 2009

A team of researchers has published the genome sequences of the 100 most common cold viruses. As Nature reports, the work could help develop...

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Saturday science subject: Why did it have to be snakes?
— 4:49 PM on February 7, 2009

Ever see an anaconda? Now imagine being stared down by something over twice as long and 30 times as heavy. That about sums up the...

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