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TR's Fall 2010 system guide
— 4:31 PM on November 1, 2010

In our latest edition of the system guide, we've upgraded our Econobox and Utility Player builds while adding an uber-cheap, sub-$300 system to the...

Type: Feature article Tags: Systems

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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,...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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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...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Mac

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Zotac outs another nettop with dual-core Atom, Ion
— 9:35 AM on October 21, 2010

Fresh from its co-starring role in the Eee PC 1015PN, Nvidia's next-gen Ion GPU is reprising its role as sidekick in Zotac's Ion nettop...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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IDC U.S. shipment figures put Apple in third place
— 6:00 AM on October 14, 2010

In a bold display, Apple surged past Acer to become the U.S.'s third-biggest computer vendor last quarter... according to IDC's latest shipment figures, that...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Mac

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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,...

Type: Blog post Tags: Multimedia Miscellaneous

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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...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Small-form-factor Zino HD gets quad-core, Blu-ray upgrades
— 10:56 AM on September 24, 2010

For close to a year, Dell's Zino HD has offered a colorful, AMD-based alternative to Apple's Mac Mini. Now there's a fresh version...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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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...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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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...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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ASRock mini PC apes Apple styling, offers up-to-date internals
— 11:42 AM on September 16, 2010

Although ASRock's website says there's 14 days left until the official unveiling of its new Vision 3D mini PC, SemiAccurate has early details on...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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New barebones Zbox has Blu-ray drive, USB 3.0 connectivity
— 11:24 AM on September 8, 2010

We're particularly fond of Zotac's Zbox barebones nettops for their low prices, ease of assembly, and sensible baseline hardware specs. A couple...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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TR's back-to-school 2010 system guide
— 7:25 PM on September 7, 2010

Join us for a new iteration of our system guide, in which our four core builds have simultaneously gotten hardware upgrades and price cuts.

Type: Feature article Tags: Systems

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$7,669 gaming PC has integrated Xbox 360
— 3:59 PM on September 7, 2010

Origin PC announced a new gaming desktop called "The Big O" today. If you're one of countless gamers wishing you could play Halo 3...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Game consoles

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Zotac's Zbox HD-ND22 barebones mini PC
— 12:16 PM on August 26, 2010

Atom-based nettops easily get bogged down, but Zotac's latest Zbox pairs a capable CULV Celeron with an Ion chipset. Let's see what this budget...

Type: Feature article Tags: Motherboards Cases Systems

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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...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Apple patent hints at touch-screen desktop
— 9:13 AM on August 24, 2010

Is some convergence underway between the iPad and Apple's iMac desktop computers? A patent filing spotted by AppleInsider certainly suggest so. The filing, which...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Input devices

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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,...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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