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Xonar DG sound card squeezed into USB thumb drive
— 11:04 AM on January 10, 2011

We're big fans of Asus' Xonar sound cards. Numerous models have passed through our labs over the last few years, and most have won...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia

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Corsair intros new cases, dips into speakers
— 8:27 PM on January 5, 2011

CES — On the eve of the official opening of the Consumer Electronics Show, Corsair previewed a number of products due to arrive in the...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Cases Storage

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PC gamers first to unlock new Battlefield map
— 11:07 AM on December 31, 2010

The Battlefield franchise cut its teeth on the PC, which remains the best platform for first-person shooters. However, recent chapters have also been available...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Shacknews names the best games of 2010
— 1:00 PM on December 28, 2010

With 2011 just a few days away, now's a good time to reflect. Shacknews thought so, too, because it's running a series of

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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EA: In-game advertising 'hasn't really taken off'
— 6:00 AM on December 23, 2010

A few years ago, getting real-world billboards and Coke machines in games was the latest rage. Even Microsoft joined in, acquiring in-game advertising firm Massive...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Steam sale offers Bad Company 2 for $6.79
— 10:04 AM on December 21, 2010

For a couple more hours today, you can pick up Battlefield: Bad Company 2 for just $6.79 on Steam. If you're a little...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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New trailers arrive for Battlefield: Bad Company 2 Vietnam and Crysis 2
— 11:35 AM on December 20, 2010

Creedence Clearwater Revival's Fortunate Son might as well be the official song of the Vietnam war. Fittingly, it's just appeared in a

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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XBMC hits version 10.0
— 10:50 AM on December 20, 2010

Putting together a home-theater PC and don't have a spare Windows license kicking around? Looking for a slick 10-foot UI to run on top...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Operating systems

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Amazon MP3 sales up, Apple still rules market
— 12:41 PM on December 17, 2010

More than a few of you will probably get iTunes gift cards in your stockings this year. And why not? With a whopping...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Internet

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LA Noire developers reveal facial animation secrets
— 6:00 AM on December 17, 2010

If one thing about last months L.A. Noire trailer caught my eye, it was the shockingly true-to-life facial animations. A new video released by...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Name your own price for DRM-free indie game bundle
— 11:59 AM on December 15, 2010

Have you lamented the DRM that encrusts all too many new PC games? Are you sick of paying out the nose for the latest...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Mass Effect, Elder Scrolls sequels revealed
— 9:45 AM on December 13, 2010

Ronald already caught these in the 'bread, but hey, it's not often two high-profile role-playing games are announced at pretty much the same time. In...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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OnLive bringing games, Windows apps to tablets and smartphones
— 11:19 AM on December 8, 2010

The OnLive cloud gaming service is coming to tablets. As GamesBeat reports, an iPad app has already been released, and a beta version...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Internet Personal tech

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Team Fortress 2 goes back into beta
— 11:03 AM on December 3, 2010

More than three years after its official release, Team Fortress 2 is going back into beta. You'll still be able to play the...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Developer of DRM-free Witcher 2 set to go after pirates
— 10:49 AM on November 23, 2010

When the CD Projekt's Witcher 2 role-playing game hits in May of next year, torrent-sniffing companies will be keeping an eye out for folks downloading...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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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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Second Black Ops patch further improves performance
— 9:33 AM on November 22, 2010

A second patch for Treyarch's Call of Duty: Black Ops has arrived through Steam. The update brings additional performance improvements, complementing the first patch...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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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

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