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Zune can't party like it's 2009
— 12:48 PM on December 31, 2008

Why are MP3 players so hard to get right? A few months ago, my year-and-a-half-old and largely babied iPod 5.5G gave up the ghost....

Type: Blog post Tags: Multimedia

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Teetering on the Mirror's Edge
— 11:43 AM on December 29, 2008

Mirror's Edge was by far one of my most anticipated games of the bumper crop of holiday titles that have sprouted up over the last...

Type: Blog post Tags: Gaming

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The Left 4 Dead aficionado's strategy guide
— 3:57 PM on December 23, 2008

Steam clocks me in at 25 hours of Left 4 Dead playtime over the past two weeks, and I think that says it all about...

Type: Blog post Tags: Gaming

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On the contrary: Dead Space and Fallout 3
— 6:23 PM on December 22, 2008

Cyril and Geoff both recently posted positive reviews of two of the more popular games of 2008, Dead Space and Fallout 3. Being the contrarian...

Type: Blog post Tags: Gaming

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Dissecting the Steam Hardware Survey
— 9:02 PM on December 18, 2008

As a cross-platform gamer increasingly disenchanted with the PC, I absolutely love Steam and what Valve has done for the platform. Over the last five...

Type: Blog post Tags: Systems Gaming

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Some insight into Dead Space control problems
— 10:58 AM on December 15, 2008

My last post on mouse and control issues in Dead Space brought in lots of advice, including encouragement to try things (like disabling vsync)...

Type: Blog post Tags: Gaming

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l guess 'Dead Space' refers to area around my mouse
— 12:29 PM on December 12, 2008

The mouse controls in Dead Space are absolutely horrible.  At first, I thought it was just me, but apparently not.  In...

Type: Blog post Tags: Gaming

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Gigabyte's M912 nettablet
— 11:04 PM on December 10, 2008

Gigabyte's M912 breaks new ground for netbooks with a high-resolution screen that rotates and folds flat, birthing the first nettablet. Read on to see...

Type: Feature article Tags: Mobile computing

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Asus' N10Jc-A1 netbook
— 5:00 PM on December 8, 2008

Asus has introduced a netbook with a particularly unique feature that sets it apart from the competition: a dedicated GeForce GPU. Does the GeForce shore...

Type: Feature article Tags: Mobile computing

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LAN parties: a recipe for success
— 5:07 PM on December 5, 2008

LAN parties have become the great American nerd pastime, at least among my group of friends. D&D is out and L4D is in. (Sorry, d20...

Type: Blog post Tags: Gaming

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Deep in Dead Space
— 12:28 PM on November 28, 2008

It's rare that I finish a game, whether it's on the PC or my Xbox 360. The last one I completed was Call of...

Type: Blog post Tags: Gaming

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War... War never changes
— 2:39 PM on November 26, 2008

I've been living a double life these past few weeks. No, I haven't been dressing up in drag and...

Type: Blog post Tags: Gaming

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A look at laptops for the season
— 6:00 PM on November 25, 2008

As I'm sure you've noticed from the Christmas lights going up and the endless repetition of "Jingle Bell Rock" and "Santa Baby," the holiday season...

Type: Blog post Tags: Mobile computing

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Swapping keys on the Eee PC
— 5:00 PM on November 13, 2008

Not too long ago, I got in on the netbook revolution and picked up an Eee PC 1000HA. It's a great little system, particularly...

Type: Blog post Tags: Mobile computing

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Asus' G50V gaming notebook
— 10:00 PM on November 10, 2008

Asus' G50V-A1 gaming notebook crams a Core 2 Duo T9400 processor, GeForce 9700M GT graphics, dual hard drives, and a 1680x1050 display into a sturdy...

Type: Feature article Tags: Mobile computing

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Apple's aluminum MacBook
— 10:58 PM on November 9, 2008

Last month, I succumbed to temptation and purchased a $1,299 aluminum MacBook. As a die-hard fan of Lenovo's ThinkPad line of laptops, I didn't make...

Type: Feature article Tags: Mobile computing Mac

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Building the perfect netbook
— 3:13 PM on September 16, 2008

Netbooks have come a long way in a very short period of time. A year...

Type: Blog post Tags: Mobile computing

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TR's back-to-school netbook guide
— 12:27 AM on September 15, 2008

Netbooks are all the rage these days, with Asus' growing Eee PC lineup joined by a teeming mass of entries from Acer, HP, MSI, and...

Type: Feature article Tags: Mobile computing

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