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Internet braces for new Netflix unlimited-streaming plan
— 1:48 PM on November 22, 2010

According to network equipment and software vendor Sandvine, Netflix accounts for 20% of all downstream traffic in the US during peak hours. As...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Internet

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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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Tegra 2 tablets will outperform the iPad, says Nvidia's Huang
— 3:15 PM on November 12, 2010

Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang has never been afraid to speak his mind, and this article over at CNet News contains some interesting tablet-related comments...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Mobile computing Personal tech

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Deal of the week: A bargain smorgasbord
— 3:30 PM on November 5, 2010

Black Friday isn't due for another three weeks, but deals of all kinds are already becoming plentiful. Newegg, in particular, seems to be running a...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Storage Miscellaneous Personal tech

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Release roundup: USB 3.0 and tiny speakers
— 6:00 AM on November 5, 2010

In this week's look at miscellaneous press releases and product launches, we have some USB 3.0 news from Super Talent and LaCie, plus word about...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Storage

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WD TV Live Hub melds media player with networked hard drive
— 7:00 AM on October 26, 2010

Many are surprised to learn that Western Digital's TV HD media player doesn't incorporate a hard drive. Neither do any of the subsequent...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia

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Roundup: Google TV, the 600T cometh, and a pricey mouse pad
— 3:39 PM on October 7, 2010

The flow of news hasn't been overwhelming this week, but we've still dug up a few interesting announcements that didn't make it into our main...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Cases Input devices

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Release roundup: A gaming laptop and a gaming headset
— 5:34 PM on September 23, 2010

We're not seeing too many e-mails about new product launches in our inbox this week. Luckily, Toshiba and Thermaltake have made up for it with...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Mobile computing

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Expect a new Tegra system-on-chip every year
— 10:46 AM on September 22, 2010

At Nvidia's GPU Technology Conference yesterday, company CEO Jen-Hsun Huang revealed an aggressive development schedule for next-generation Tegra system-on-chips. Tegra 3 is "almost done,"...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Personal tech

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Winners chosen in Xonar giveaway
— 12:58 PM on September 17, 2010

After much deliberation, we've selected three winners for our Xonar giveaway. Entrants were asked to describe their PC audio setup, and there's...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia The Tech Report

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New embedded Atom accelerates H.264 encoding
— 5:10 PM on September 14, 2010

Sandy Bridge isn't the only Intel chip with special sauce to speed up video encoding. Intel has announced the Atom CE4200, a.k.a. Groveland, a new...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Multimedia

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Only a few days left to enter our Xonar giveaway
— 2:30 PM on September 10, 2010

There's still time to enter our Xonar giveaway. To celebrate three years of Xonar sound cards, many of which have won awards here...

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Win one of three Asus Xonar sound cards
— 3:35 PM on September 2, 2010

Asus is celebrating a birthday. The company's line of Xonar sound cards turns three this year, and to commemorate the occasion, Asus is

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia

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Amazon now sells TV episodes for 99 cents each
— 9:35 AM on September 2, 2010

We wrote yesterday about the new Apple TV, which lets users rent TV episodes for 99 cents a pop. That might sound like a...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia

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New Apple TV heads for the cloud
— 4:03 PM on September 1, 2010

As has become tradition, Apple guru Steve Jobs had one more thing to announce at today's iPod event. This time, it was a new...

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Apple brings buttons back to Shuffle, revamps Nano
— 3:05 PM on September 1, 2010

Forgive today's deluge of Apple posts, but the company introduced quite a lot of interesting new products in the span of a couple of hours....

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Personal tech

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Launch roundup: Slim Core i5 laptops, 80 Plus Gold PSUs, and more
— 4:24 PM on August 5, 2010

There's no lack of meat in our stew of product announcements this week. We've got news from Eurocom, MSI, and NZXT:

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Power Mobile computing

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Poll: Do you have a home-theater PC?
— 12:03 PM on July 14, 2010

With the exception of my desktop, the next most often-used PC in my home sits in the living room. I've had one in there for...

Poll Question: • Do you have a home-theater PC?

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