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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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SATA-IO announces USM standard for external storage
— 2:19 PM on January 5, 2011

CES — The Serial ATA International Organization, otherwise known as SATA-IO, has announced a new specification for external storage devices. Dubbed USM, or Universal...

Type: News story Tags: 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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SSD shrinkage leads to Intel 310 Series
— 6:00 AM on December 29, 2010

Intel has added a fresh line of solid-state drives to its growing portfolio of storage products. This isn't the long-awaited successor to the X25-M...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Mobile computing

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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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Deal of the week: Pre-Christmas bonanza
— 6:09 PM on December 17, 2010

Don't tell anyone, but I'm getting the feeling that online retailers are trying to woo late Christmas shoppers. At least, the ongoing pre-Christmas sales at...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Storage

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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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Hitachi unveils a trio of 3TB hard drives
— 11:04 AM on December 15, 2010

It's official: Hitachi has joined the 3TB party. Fittingly, the hard drive maker has a trio of products with 3TB storage capacities. ...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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SSD upgrade speeds console load times
— 10:52 AM on December 14, 2010

Gaming sites are buzzing this morning over this post in the Beyond3D forums, which explores the improvement in load times one can experience...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Game consoles

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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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Seagate brings terabyte capacity to 2.5'' enterprise storage
— 7:00 AM on December 13, 2010

2.5" hard drives are most commonly associated with notebooks. However, they've also become a staple of server installations looking to cram as much storage...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers Workstations

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