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Intel SSD Toolbox gets a new look
— 12:10 PM on October 27, 2011

If you have an Intel solid-state drive, you might want to grab the latest version of the company's SSD Toolbox. This helpful little...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Software Servers Workstations

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Microsoft concept video peers into the future
— 11:44 AM on October 27, 2011

Microsoft's Office Division has released an intriguing concept video outlining the company's vision for the future of productivity. Office Division president Kurt...

Type: News story Tags: Software Operating systems

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Etc.
— 11:37 AM on October 26, 2011

So, Battlefield 3 is pretty amazing, no? I'd say it pretty much ends any shot Rage had at holding the title of "best-looking PC...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim requirements revealed
— 3:53 PM on October 25, 2011

On the heels of Batman: Arkham City developers Rocksteady Studios, Bethesda has revealed the minimum and recommend PC requirements for its next game. Shacknews...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Battlefield rendering architect talks PC graphics
— 12:10 PM on October 25, 2011

Battlefield 3 is out today, and although I haven't had a chance to load it up just yet, everything I've seen about the game suggests...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Newell talks Steam sales, pricing experiments
— 2:41 PM on October 24, 2011

GeekWire has published an interesting interview with Valve co-founder Gabe Newell. The discussion centers on Steam, and specifically, the experiments Valve has conducted...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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WHQL-certified 285.62 GeForce drivers primed for BF3
— 10:40 AM on October 24, 2011

Battlefield 3 is almost upon us, and PC gamers everywhere are priming their systems for its release. GeForce owners will want to grab the...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Software

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Deal of the week: Graphics, games, and solid-state storage
— 5:19 PM on October 21, 2011

We've got a nice mix of game and hardware deals for you all this week, starting with a juicy discount on OCZ's 60GB Agility 3...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Storage Gaming

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Arkham City PC requirements come to light
— 3:57 PM on October 21, 2011

PC gamers will have to wait almost four more weeks to get our hands on Batman: Arkham City. For some, that will be a...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Battlefield 3 trailer reveals more single-player elements
— 12:05 PM on October 21, 2011

In case you haven't heard, Battlefield 3 gets released on the PC and consoles next week. Most folks are probably looking forward to digging...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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OpenELEC puts Linux in the living room
— 11:26 AM on October 21, 2011

XBMC is by far my favorite media-center software. Recommending XBMC is easy, too, because it runs on Windows, OS X, and Linux. In...

Type: News story Tags: Software Operating systems

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Microsoft touts record first-quarter results
— 9:51 AM on October 21, 2011

Intel and Apple aren't the only companies to post record financial results. Microsoft, too, has announced the first quarter of its 2012 fiscal year, ended...

Type: News story Tags: Software Windows

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Valve's sticking with Source for now
— 6:00 AM on October 19, 2011

id Software premiered its id Tech 5 engine in Rage earlier this month, and Epic's Tim Sweeney is hard at work on Unreal Engine...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Batman: Arkham City gets rave reviews, November 15 PC release
— 10:52 AM on October 18, 2011

Batman: Arkham Asylum was a surprise hit, setting expectations high for its sequel, Arkham City. The console crowd gets to play the new game...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Next Rage patch to improve texture detail
— 9:28 AM on October 17, 2011

Most of the initial kinks are now ironed out, and the megatexture tech truly makes for some stunning views... but parts of Rage's game...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Deal of the week: A bounty of games and discounted gear
— 5:19 PM on October 14, 2011

Let's start this week's deal post with some gaming goodness. The fall release season is in full swing, and a quick look at Amazon's digital...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Cases Storage Displays Memory Gaming

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EA shows off 10 minutes of Syndicate gameplay
— 11:13 AM on October 14, 2011

In case you haven't heard, there's a Syndicate reboot on the way. The new game will ditch the isometric perspective and tactical elements...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Microsoft closes Skype acquisition
— 9:43 AM on October 14, 2011

As of today, Skype is no longer a separate company. It is now Microsoft's Skype Division, and the company's former CEO, Tony Bates, is...

Type: News story Tags: Software

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