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Microsoft releases completed Internet Explorer 8
— 12:31 PM on March 19, 2009

After over a year of beta testing, Internet Explorer 8 has finally gone gold. The complete, production-ready release of the new browser is available...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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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...

Type: Blog post Tags: Multimedia

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NYT: IBM is in talks to acquire Sun
— 1:12 PM on March 18, 2009

Things are shaking up in the server world. Two days after the launch of Cisco's first servers, the New York Times reports that IBM...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Software

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PlayStation 3 developers get free PhysX SDK
— 12:44 PM on March 18, 2009

Nvidia may be promoting PhysX as a way to sell more GeForces, but the company hasn't forgotten about the physics application programming interface's other uses....

Type: News story Tags: Game consoles

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What's in a browser?
— 4:10 PM on March 16, 2009

With word that the final version of Internet Explorer 8 may be coming in the next few days, enthusiasts are once again...

Type: Blog post Tags: Internet Software

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New Stream SDK adds better CrossFire, Visual Studio 2008 support
— 12:51 PM on March 13, 2009

OpenCL may turn out to be the next best thing, but for now, AMD is still working hard on bettering its existing ATI Stream SDK—the...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Software

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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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IE8 may launch on March 19, outrun other browsers
— 1:25 PM on March 12, 2009

The completed version of Microsoft's next major web browser could come out on March 19, according to Neowin. The site points to a report...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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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...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia

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Wolfram preps natural-language ''computational knowledge engine''
— 5:18 PM on March 9, 2009

Many have tried and failed to outdo Google in the web search market. With the Wolfram|Alpha "computational knowledge engine," Wolfram Research won't be going head-to-head...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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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...

Type: Blog post Tags: Multimedia Mac

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Windows 7 may let users uninstall Internet Explorer
— 9:36 AM on March 5, 2009

Don't like Internet Explorer? Well, it looks like Windows 7 will actually let you remove it—and not just close off access to it like in...

Type: News story Tags: Software Windows

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Safari 4 brings Chrome-like native interface, Cover Flow
— 10:05 AM on February 24, 2009

If you install the latest version of Apple's Safari for Windows, you might think you've downloaded a new Google Chrome beta by mistake. Apple has...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Firefox 3.2 to integrate natural-language commands
— 11:46 AM on February 10, 2009

Remember Ubiquity, that experimental Firefox extension that lets users input natural-language commands like "map this" and "share-on-facebook?" In an interview with Firefox architect Mike...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Chrome could support Firefox-like extensions by late May
— 10:35 AM on February 6, 2009

Google's web browser may get Firefox-style extensions in just three months, according to a sharp-eyed Silicon Valley blogger. Chrome Product Manager Brian Rakowski already...

Type: News story Tags: Software

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Skype 4.0 brings new interface, better quality
— 6:00 AM on February 4, 2009

A new major release of Skype's popular voice-over-IP application has hit the web—for Windows users, at least. Skype 4.0 is purportedly the "most distinctive...

Type: News story Tags: Software

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Firefox, Safari, Chrome up, IE down in share rankings
— 12:29 PM on February 2, 2009

Internet Explorer is on a steady downward trend, while Firefox, Safari, and Chrome are conquering a growing number of users, according to the latest...

Type: News story Tags: Software

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