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Goodbye, Mr. Jobs
— 9:44 PM on October 5, 2011

About an hour ago, as of this writing, Apple posted this simple statement on their website: Apple has lost a visionary and creative genius, and...

Type: Blog post Tags: Miscellaneous Mobile computing Mac Personal tech

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Steve Jobs dies
— 7:12 PM on October 5, 2011

Apple founder and former CEO Steve Jobs has died. A tribute page on the Apple website delivers the news, along with a brief note:

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Systems Miscellaneous Internet Software Mac

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Nvidia suggests settings for higher-res Rage textures
— 5:15 PM on October 5, 2011

The PC version of id Software's Rage is making headlines lately, but perhaps not for the right reasons. Earlier today, Nvidia put up a...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Llano Mini-ITX mobo face off: Asus F1A75-I Deluxe vs. Zotac A75-ITX WiFi
— 1:38 PM on October 5, 2011

The tight integration of AMD's Llano platform is perfectly suited to Mini-ITX motherboards. We test two of 'em from Asus and Zotac to see...

Type: Feature article Tags: Motherboards

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Poll: How should PC games deliver higher-quality art assets?
— 12:27 PM on October 5, 2011

A disturbing trend seems to be taking hold in the gaming industry: delays to the PC versions of cross-platform releases that otherwise come out on...

Poll Question: • Would you rather PC games be:

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Report: 2560x1440 display coming to ultrabooks
— 10:51 AM on October 5, 2011

We've long complained about the lack of high-density displays in modern laptops. Just about everything from 11.6" ultraportables to 15" desktop replacements seems to be...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Mobile computing

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TigerDirect lists Bulldozer, 990FX bundle a little early
— 10:07 AM on October 5, 2011

No, AMD still hasn't pulled the trigger on the desktop version of Bulldozer—at least, no announcement has hit the wires quite yet. Tiger Direct must...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards

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Epic ports Unreal Engine 3... to Flash
— 9:30 AM on October 5, 2011

Unreal Engine 3 has definitely shown up in some unexpected places—most notably Apple's iOS devices, in the form of Infinity Blade (and the upcoming Infinity...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Internet Software

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Free Portal 2 DLC beefs up co-op mode
— 6:00 AM on October 5, 2011

Frustrated with bugs in Rage? This might help you pass the time until Bethesda, Nvidia, and AMD iron out all the kinks. Valve has released...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Wednesday Shortbread
— 3:59 AM on October 5, 2011

Eight is Enough Bloomberg: hp to decide on spinning off PC unit this month, CEO says CPU World: AMD Opteron 4200 lineup...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Radeon users get Rage graphics driver—for real this time
— 5:14 PM on October 4, 2011

Yeah, so, turns out the Rage driver AMD released yesterday wasn't all it was cracked up to be. The driver somehow made it online with...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Tim Cook unveils the iPhone 4S—no iPhone 5 in sight
— 2:19 PM on October 4, 2011

So much for all of those mockups and silicon case designs hinting at a teardrop-shaped iPhone 5 with a four-inch screen. Apple CEO Tim Cook...

Type: News story Tags: Personal tech

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Official datasheet fills in 32-nm Atom details
— 12:02 PM on October 4, 2011

Last week, the desktop variants of Intel's new Cedarview Atom processor popped up online. Now, we have details on versions of those CPUs...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

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Asus confirms Transformer 2 will cost $499
— 10:55 AM on October 4, 2011

Asus' Eee Pad Transformer is rather unique in the world of tablets, not only because it docks into a keyboard with a built-in battery and...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Rage PC has some rough edges
— 10:02 AM on October 4, 2011

After four years in development, with pre-release drivers officially supporting the game, you'd expect Rage to be relatively free of bugs and kinks. Well, sadly,...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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UPDATED: AMD rolls out Rage graphics driver update
— 6:00 AM on October 4, 2011

id Software's hotly anticipated shooter Rage is out today. If you pre-loaded it on Steam, you might have snuck in a little bit of playtime...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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Tuesday Shortbread
— 12:00 AM on October 4, 2011

Eight is Enough Wired: AT&T begins sending throttling warnings to top data hogs From Doom to Rage: 20 years of id development VR-Zone:...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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IHS iSuppli: Kindle Fire is worth $191.65 in parts
— 4:34 PM on October 3, 2011

Surely, at $199, the upcoming Kindle Fire can't be much of a cash cow for Amazon. Or can it? IHS iSuppli has put together an...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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