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Friday night topic: Halloween costumes
— 5:02 PM on October 29, 2010

Halloween is just a few days away, and I'm horribly behind on getting a costume together. This happens every year, it seems. Usually,...

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Analysts: Apple could buy EA, Facebook, or Netflix
— 2:24 PM on October 26, 2010

Apple is flush with cash. With a reported $51 billion in the bank, not to mention ever-growing profits and a market valuation second only...

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Yes, I still buy CDs
— 12:07 AM on October 8, 2010

This week's poll tackles the subject of music and, more specifically, where you buy it. That got me thinking about my own history,...

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Etc.
— 11:22 AM on October 7, 2010

As a reviewer, I work with a lot of different press contacts at various companies. Having a good contact in a key position can be...

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Consumer satisfaction with PCs on the rise
— 11:47 AM on September 21, 2010

According to the American Customer Satisfaction Index, consumers are happier with their computers than ever before. The latest numbers from the group...

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Blu-ray copy protection busted wide open
— 11:03 AM on September 17, 2010

In the world of copy-protection schemes, if you build it, they will crack it. Eventually. This time around, it's Blu-ray's turn to be...

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Malware could have contributed to plane crash
— 2:50 PM on August 24, 2010

Malware can hijack your browser settings, slow your entire system, and delete the vast collection of Justin Bieber ringtones that took you months to collect. All...

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Friday night topic: Guns!
— 5:30 PM on August 20, 2010

Last week's discussion of random interests led one commenter to observe that PC enthusiasts seem to share certain interests outside of the tech realm,...

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Etc.
— 1:19 PM on August 17, 2010

Have an interesting system on the test bench here in Damage Labs. Memory count at boot time takes a while,...

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Friday night topic: Random interests
— 5:26 PM on August 13, 2010

TR is my job, but tinkering with computers is also my hobby. I spend a lotta hours, all told, on tech-related things. I'm...

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Do technology products need to last beyond obsolescence?
— 4:00 PM on August 11, 2010

Tested is running an interesting article on the longevity—or lack thereof—of modern technology products. They don't build 'em like they used to, or...

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Friday night topic: The great supplement scam?
— 5:00 PM on August 6, 2010

This topic comes from TR comments regular Meadows, who writes: I can't seem to recall, but has "dietary supplements" ever been a topic? Just thought of...

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Saturday science subject: Healthy stress
— 12:28 PM on July 24, 2010

Nobody likes being stressed out, but could small amounts of stress actually be good for us? As Nature reports, new research suggests mice placed in...

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Friday night topic: Your best day ever
— 5:49 PM on July 23, 2010

A few weeks ago, our Friday night topic tackled your worst day ever. Depressing, huh? This week, we're taking a look at...

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Friday night topic: The rise of mixed martial arts
— 4:00 PM on July 16, 2010

The popularity of mixed martial arts has mushroomed over the past few years thanks in large part to the success of the UFC. MMA,...

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Alleged Russian spies suffered from dreadful IT support
— 1:16 PM on July 6, 2010

By now, you've probably heard about those 11 alleged Russian spies who were attempting to gather intelligence and penetrate "policy making circles" in the...

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Etc.
— 9:32 AM on July 6, 2010

I hope you had a good weekend. Here are some events witnessed during the course of the Fourth this year...

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Friday night topic: Your worst day ever
— 4:45 PM on July 2, 2010

I've been brutally unproductive today for various reasons, and it feels like everything is crashing down around me. As I sit and type, I...

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