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World Hello Day Shortbread
— 2:48 PM on November 21, 2010

Five Alive Ready, set, fall: PC prices coming down as component costs decline ATi-Forum: AMD Phenom II X6 1100T listed (in German) Intel:...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

Name Your PC Day Shortbread
— 5:20 PM on November 20, 2010

Eight is Enough Ars Technica: Dell knew about computer failures, hid info from customers Fudzilla: Nvidia's dual-chip card waits for Antilles SemiAccurate on...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

Friday night topic: Our happy eccentricities
— 5:22 PM on November 19, 2010

I've learned a few things about myself over time. I realize they mean that I'm a little different than most folks, but I can live...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

Deal of the week: Storage, cooling, RAM, and IPS displays
— 4:53 PM on November 19, 2010

We've got a smorgasbord of deals for you this week—and, in what will hopefully become a regular feature, some deals for our Canadian friends, as...

Type: News story Tags: Cooling Storage Displays Memory

New version of Adobe Acrobat Reader has X appeal
— 1:41 PM on November 19, 2010

Vulnerabilties in Adobe Acrobat Reader are a common attack point for malware and various exploits. According to the Adobe Acrobat blog, the latest version,...

Type: News story Tags: Software

Synaptics gets touchy with its new ClickPad
— 11:44 AM on November 19, 2010

One of the most frustrating aspects of using a laptop is having to deal with a wonky touchpad. Well, help might be on the...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices Mobile computing

Portal 2 postponed again: no cake until April
— 10:41 AM on November 19, 2010

Valve should really just stop putting release dates on its products. The much-anticipated sequel to the company's infectious Portal puzzle shooter was at one...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

PCI Express 3.0 base spec gets released
— 9:38 AM on November 19, 2010

Get ready for 16GB/s PCI Express x16 slots! PCI-SIG says it has released the PCI Express 3.0 base specification, allowing members to grab...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

Second-gen iPad coming next quarter, says report
— 6:00 AM on November 19, 2010

A lot of folks, including yours truly, are eagerly awaiting the wave of iPad killers due to arrive early next year. Interestingly, though, it looks...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

Friday Shortbread
— 2:44 AM on November 19, 2010

Eight is Enough TC Magazine: PCI-Express 3.0 specifications are out in the open Graphics first: Nvidia claims that only a successful GPU...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

LCD manufacturers' dead pixel policies explained
— 7:02 PM on November 18, 2010

When looking for a new flat-panel monitor, one of the most important things to consider is the dead-pixel policy held by each company. These policies...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

Release roundup: PSUs, thumb drives, and video editors
— 4:11 PM on November 18, 2010

This week in our look at miscellaneous product launches and announcements, we bring tidings from LaCie, Antec, CyberLink, and Warpia.

Type: News story Tags: Power Storage Input devices Software

Flat-rate monthly subscription coming to OnLive
— 2:18 PM on November 18, 2010

It's pretty clear that OnLive has been keeping busy recently. According to this story at Joystiq, the company has confirmed that it will offer...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

Inspiron Duo convertible tablet dated, detailed, and priced
— 11:04 AM on November 18, 2010

Engadget got some hands on time with Dell's upcoming Inspiron Duo convertible tablet, and the site has more details about the device, its projected...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

id's Rage arrives on the iTunes Store
— 9:32 AM on November 18, 2010

This sets a shocking precedent: a next-generation blockbuster game premiering first on Apple's iOS devices. Okay, so id Software's Rage and Rage HD...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Personal tech

Catalyst 10.11 drivers speed up Battleforge, fix bugs
— 6:00 AM on November 18, 2010

AMD's monthly Catalyst graphics driver update has arrived a little earlier than usual. You can grab it right now from AMD's Game website; changes...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

Great American Smokeout Shortbread
— 1:48 AM on November 18, 2010

Eight is Enough Intel: Sandy Bridge processor is the Pentium of our days ATi-Forum's new exclusive information about AMD's Zambezi, Zacate & more...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

3TB Hitachi drive surfaces in Japan
— 4:18 PM on November 17, 2010

It looks like another company has entered the 3TB hard drive arena. According to this post over at Akiba PC Hotline!, a 3TB Hitachi...

Type: News story Tags: Storage