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Poll: How much did you spend on your best PC speakers or headset?
— 3:17 PM on November 17, 2010

We'll have a new sound card review very shortly, and writing it got me thinking about how much folks spend on the speakers or headset...

Poll Question: • How much did you spend on your best PC speakers or headset?

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia

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New capacitive touch screen supports stylus, non-conductive input
— 11:19 AM on November 17, 2010

Years ago, resistive touch screens dominated the landscape. They were the only game in town for tablet PCs and PDAs, and the stylus was...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Mobile computing Personal tech

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Signs point to GlobalFoundries making AMD's 28-nm APUs
— 10:08 AM on November 17, 2010

After publishing yesterday's story about TSMC possibly manufacturing AMD's 28-nm APUs Krishna and Wichita, an interesting e-mail appeared in our inbox. The e-mail was...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

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Itanium lives! New microarchitecture coming
— 9:35 AM on November 17, 2010

Believe it or not, it looks the ill-received Intel-HP love child, Itanium, won't continue to wither on the vine—and it won't be getting killed off,...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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IE9 alleged to be cheating in JavaScript benchmark
— 9:32 AM on November 17, 2010

We've all heard of graphics card makers optimizing their drivers for various benchmarks—some of you might recall the Quack story as one of the...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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GIS Day Shortbread
— 8:01 AM on November 17, 2010

Eight is Enough Ballmer and Gates: Here's why we're not breaking up Microsoft Windows 8 to showcase 'desktop as a service?' DailyTech: Columbia...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Hard drive prices said to be on the way up
— 6:00 AM on November 17, 2010

At this point, it's no secret that solid-state drive prices are slowly inching down. But could perennially cheap mechanical hard drives actually be getting more...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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BlackBerry PlayBook demoed on video
— 6:19 PM on November 16, 2010

Worried a day might pass without some tablet coverage? Well, relax—Engadget got a one-on-one demo of the upcoming BlackBerry PlayBook from RIM co-CEO Jim...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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'GeForce GTX 570' could arrive in December
— 4:00 PM on November 16, 2010

Nvidia may not be done for the year just yet. According to a story at VR-Zone, which quotes an anonymous source, Nvidia's partners are...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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Report: TSMC will manufacture 28-nm Zacate successor
— 3:29 PM on November 16, 2010

Despite GlobalFoundries expanding into bulk silicon manufacturing, TSMC may not stop getting love from AMD anytime soon. According to a story by CENS Taiwan Economic...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

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Intel to cross the Sandy Bridge on January 5
— 1:13 PM on November 16, 2010

Still haven't found a reason to go to Vegas? Well, if you're interested in Intel's next-generation processors, then you'll want to be in Sin City...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Nvidia quietly releases GeForce GTX 460 SE into the wild
— 9:20 AM on November 16, 2010

Nvidia has added a new graphics card to its mid-range lineup: the GeForce GTX 460 SE. This card is positioned as an alternative—and perhaps an...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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National Fast Food Day Shortbread
— 2:53 AM on November 16, 2010

Eight is Enough C|Net: Intel Sandy Bridge chip coming January 5 X-bit labs: Researchers discover secret...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Intel collaborates with Hitachi on Ultrastar SSD400S solid-state disk
— 2:01 AM on November 16, 2010

Intel and Hitachi have collaborated on a new line of enterprise-class solid-state disks. Today marks the introduction of the Ultrastar SSD400S family, which will be...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers Workstations

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Is HP's Slate 500 a hot seller or a rare beast?
— 3:30 PM on November 15, 2010

There's a bit of a "he said, she said" story shaping up around the recently released HP Slate 500. Visiting the Slate 500's...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Imminent Gran Turismo launch makes PC driving games that much more depressing
— 2:10 PM on November 15, 2010

After one pay-to-play demo, numerous delays, and years of waiting, Gran Turismo 5 finally has a release date for the PlayStation 3. You'll be...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Game consoles

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Etc.
— 1:22 PM on November 15, 2010

Wow. Although we've had lots of coverage of new CPU architectures this year, I just realized this morning that we haven't had a proper,...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics The Tech Report

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AMD joins the MeeGo project
— 12:44 PM on November 15, 2010

At the MeeGo conference 2010 in Dublin, Ireland earlier today, AMD announced its plan to join the MeeGo project. MeeGo, as you might...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing Operating systems

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