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Apple's iPod and Microsoft's Zune face off
— 12:00 AM on April 24, 2007

LAUNCHED BACK IN 2001, Apple's iPod has arguably become the most iconic electronic device...

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Vista upgrade thoughts
— 9:56 AM on February 28, 2007

I finally made the jump to Windows Vista earlier this month. To be honest, I couldn't wait to get away from Windows XP. As accustomed...

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Abit's iDome DS500 and SW510 speakers
— 12:00 AM on February 23, 2007

WHEN ABIT WAS ACQUIRED last year, the new owners pruned the company's product line...

Type: Feature article Tags: Multimedia

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Oxygen HD sound cards from Auzentech and Sondigo
— 12:00 AM on February 2, 2007

CREATIVE HAS ALL BUT OWNED the market for PC audio cards since it introduced...

Type: Feature article Tags: Multimedia

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Windows Vista's new spin on licensing
— 12:21 AM on January 30, 2007

WE'VE HEARD ALL MANNER of tinfoil hattery about Windows Vista's schemes for copy protection,...

Type: Feature article Tags: Windows

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DVD-Audio disappoints on the PC
— 10:36 PM on January 29, 2007

I spent most of last night conducting a round of extensive listening tests for an upcoming article, and after far too much fiddling, I've come...

Type: Blog post Tags: Multimedia

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Vista testing begins... cautiously
— 2:14 PM on January 26, 2007

At long last, we have the final version of Windows Vista in house and have begun doing some testing with it. I've been following...

Type: Blog post Tags: Windows

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Exploring EAX with onboard audio
— 12:00 AM on November 3, 2006

ANALOG DEVICES RECENTLY published a document challenging reviewers not only to benchmark...

Type: Feature article Tags: Multimedia

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Microsoft versus Europe: Facts and fiction
— 6:35 PM on September 21, 2006

There's been a lot of trash-talking and a fair amount of misinformation about the European Commission's antitrust case against Microsoft lately. Some people go so...

Type: Blog post Tags: Windows

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Creative's Sound Blaster X-Fi Fatal1ty audio card
— 12:00 AM on March 17, 2006

IT'S RARE THAT a new product completely outclasses its competition, but that's what...

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Creative's Sound Blaster X-Fi audio processor
— 12:00 AM on October 11, 2005

FOR A WHILE THERE, the PC audio market was pretty boring. Creative had...

Type: Feature article Tags: Multimedia

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Microsoft WinHEC 2005
— 12:00 AM on April 29, 2005

Type: Feature article Tags: Windows

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Counter-Strike: Source audio performance explored
— 12:00 AM on August 25, 2004

OVER THE PAST WEEK we've seen a deluge of Counter-Strike: Source performance articles....

Type: Feature article Tags: Multimedia

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Philips' Ultimate Edge sound card
— 12:00 AM on July 12, 2004

IN WHAT SEEMS LIKE no time at all, VIA's Envy24 audio controller has...

Type: Feature article Tags: Multimedia

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Mad Dog Multimedia's Entertainer 7.1 sound card
— 12:00 AM on February 10, 2004

Mad Dog Multimedia's Entertainer 7.1 is one of the first discrete sound cards to...

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An interview with VIA's Keith Kowal
— 12:00 AM on April 8, 2003

VIA'S ENVY24 family of high-fidelity audio processors is easily the most exciting challenge...

Type: Feature article Tags: Multimedia

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M-Audio's Revolution 7.1 sound card
— 12:00 AM on April 2, 2003

LAST YEAR, Terratec's high-end DMX 6fire 24/96 opened my eyes to how good...

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Exploring the AIW 9700 Pro's VIVO/PVR capabilities
— 12:04 AM on January 21, 2003

FOR YEARS, ATI's All-in-Wonder "do anything" graphics cards have been the Swiss Army...

Type: Feature article Tags: Multimedia

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