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3D movies and the value of entertainment
— 10:30 PM on July 8, 2010

To take full advantage of this past long weekend, I unlatched myself from my computer and went to see a movie with my girlfriend. We...

Type: Blog post Tags: Multimedia Gaming

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Ye Olde HTPC gets a long-overdue upgrade
— 8:26 AM on July 2, 2010

I built my first proper home-theater PC so long ago that I don't remember exactly when. Five years ago sounds about right, but it...

Type: Blog post Tags: Systems

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Last-ditch effort actually avoids ditch
— 10:20 AM on July 1, 2010

They said it couldn't be done. And by "they" I mean the spongmonkeys in my brain who, when not singing about the moon...

Type: Blog post Tags: Mac

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Portege R700 sampled briefly
— 10:50 AM on June 30, 2010

Though he might not publicly admit it, I think I could detect some jealousy in Scott's voice when I called to say I was hanging...

Type: Blog post Tags: Systems Miscellaneous Mobile computing

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Unoriginality Engine 3 and the console curse
— 11:22 PM on June 24, 2010

Am I just getting old? It can't be that, unless we've gone back a hundred years and I've already reached half my life expectancy. No,...

Type: Blog post Tags: Gaming

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The name's Fox, Michael J. Fox
— 4:44 PM on June 22, 2010

If memory or Wikipedia entries serve correct, the 1980s were much more totally righteous than the 70s. I was born as Vietnam was winding down...

Type: Blog post Tags: Mac

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From start to finish in Rez HD
— 8:32 AM on June 18, 2010

This year's E3 expo has played host to all sorts of new gaming hotness. We've learned that the Need for Speed franchise will return...

Type: Blog post Tags: Gaming

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An almost iPhone 4-free blog post
— 10:43 PM on June 14, 2010

I promised myself I wouldn't write a blog about the new iPhone (a.k.a. iPhone 4 with iOS 4.0 and ranch on the side), as there...

Type: Blog post Tags: Mac

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Where have all the good touchpads gone?
— 10:18 PM on June 10, 2010

As you might've noticed if you read our front page (or my Twitter feed), I flew to Taiwan last week and attended the Computex...

Type: Blog post Tags: Mobile computing

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Hot for tablet
— 10:11 PM on June 3, 2010

I'll admit it. I'm hot for tablet. Not since Lego started doing Star Wars kits have I been this excited about a new...

Type: Blog post Tags: Mobile computing

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HP's ZR24w: oh sRGB, let's never fight again
— 4:21 PM on May 28, 2010

A couple of years ago, I set out to find a 24" display with a non-TN panel, great image quality, and a reasonable price tag....

Type: Blog post Tags: Displays

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Settling in the Great Green North
— 11:15 PM on May 20, 2010

One of our loyal readers recently asked why I haven't talked more about...

Type: Blog post Tags: Miscellaneous

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The Hack strikes back
— 4:32 PM on May 15, 2010

When we last left the trials and travails of my Hackintosh odyssey (not to be confused with our sweet 2005 Honda Odyssey or your ever-lame...

Type: Blog post Tags: Mac

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Darwinia: a great game for notebooks
— 12:00 AM on May 14, 2010

I love budget ultraportables—especially my Aspire 1810TZ. For my needs, the Aspire's Consumer Ultra Low-Voltage processor is snappy enough to make the thin-and-light...

Type: Blog post Tags: Gaming

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Apple giveth, and Apple breaketh down the door to taketh away
— 9:54 AM on May 3, 2010

So. On the day I posted my last vomiting of ill-regarded words, Gizmodo lights up the technosphere with video, photos, description, drafting illustrations, ¼-scale clay...

Type: Blog post Tags: Mac

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This week (or three) in MacHole
— 10:40 AM on April 19, 2010

I hope you channeled Mel Allen while reading this post's title. If you don't know who Mel Allen is, you're probably a soccer...

Type: Blog post Tags: Mac

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A note on GeForce GTX 480 noise levels
— 11:27 AM on April 15, 2010

Now that GeForce GTX 400-series graphics cards are out in the wild, although in limited numbers, I should say something quickly about the main...

Type: Blog post Tags: Graphics

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Core issues
— 12:07 AM on April 8, 2010

Keeping your cores straight isn't easy these days.  Here's a quick cheat sheet. CUDA core - Not a core Shader multiprocessor - Might be a core

Type: Blog post Tags: CPUs Graphics

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