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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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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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Bigfoot and VisionTek team for GPU/NIC hybrid
— 7:00 AM on December 1, 2010

At Computex earlier this year, Bigfoot Networks and graphics card maker TUL displayed a prototype expansion card that combined a Radeon HD 5000-series GPU...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Networking

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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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Maximum PC compares seven 802.11n routers
— 1:04 PM on October 28, 2010

Raise your hand if you have a wireless router at home. Yeah, I thought so. As a follow-up to a comparison of

Type: News story Tags: Networking

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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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Windows XP bug behind Free Public Wi-Fi that isn't
— 2:51 PM on October 11, 2010

Free Wi-Fi is getting harder and harder to find these days. Well, real free Wi-Fi, anyway. As many of you have no doubt...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Networking

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Yes, I still buy CDs
— 12:07 AM on October 8, 2010

This week's poll tackles the subject of music and, more specifically, where you buy it. That got me thinking about my own history,...

Type: Blog post Tags: Multimedia Miscellaneous

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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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