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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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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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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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Chrome may soon pass Firefox in popularity
— 9:33 AM on September 30, 2011

Firefox was the go-to alternative to Internet Explorer for many years. Then, in September 2008, Google released Chrome. The Google browser has been slowly growing...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Release roundup: Cases, power, cooling, and all-in-one PCs
— 5:19 PM on September 29, 2011

This week's release roundup is a doozy. We've got news from Asus, Be quiet!, Cooler Master, NZXT, and Thermaltake. Asus unveils...

Type: News story Tags: Cases Power Cooling Systems

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Firefox 7 released, scores well in performance tests
— 10:46 AM on September 27, 2011

Firefox 7 is out, and the release has prompted the folks at Lifehacker to run some performance tests on the current crop of...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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New HP CEO vows to maintain course
— 6:00 AM on September 26, 2011

If you thought the dramatic ousting of Leo Apotheker would shift HP into reverse, think again. In her first interview as HP CEO, Meg...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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3D-enabled Flash Player 11 coming next month
— 5:08 PM on September 21, 2011

Unfazed by the cold shoulder Microsoft seems to be giving it, Adobe has announced a new version of its Flash Player designed to...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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USB dongle eases Internet file transfers
— 10:58 AM on September 20, 2011

PC enthusiasts never seem to have a problem sending files back and forth over the Internet. There are plenty of different methods to use,...

Type: News story Tags: Internet

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Foldit gamers solve HIV protein puzzle
— 12:34 PM on September 19, 2011

TR readers may be familiar with protein-folding projects like Folding@home, which harness the computational power of dormant PCs (or dedicated Frankenbot farms) to perform scientific...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Internet

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Release roundup: SSDs, IPS displays, and efficient power
— 4:29 PM on September 16, 2011

This week in our look at recent product release announcements, we bring tidings from the folks at Adata, Enermax, HP, Kingston, OCZ, and Raidmax: ...

Type: News story Tags: Cases Power Storage Displays

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Windows 8's Metro browser won't support plug-ins—or Flash
— 4:06 AM on September 15, 2011

There's been talk of replacing Flash with HTML5 across many corners of the industry, but Microsoft might have taken the boldest step yet. On the...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software Windows

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Ultra-slim Ultrabooks strut down the catwalk
— 1:38 PM on September 14, 2011

IDF — Mooly Eden laid out the basic parameters for the new wave of laptops that Intel has been pushing during his IDF keynote...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Systems Mobile computing

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Yahoo board ousts Carol Bartz as CEO
— 6:00 AM on September 7, 2011

In January 2009, Yahoo announced that Carol Bartz would replace co-founder Jerry Yang as CEO. Bartz boldly vowed to make sure Yahoo got some...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Internet

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Release roundup: An IPS panel, roomy tower case, and more
— 4:50 PM on September 2, 2011

This week in our roundup of miscellaneous release announcements: high-capacity solid-state drives from Corsair, a full-tower case from Lian-Li, and a 24" professional display from...

Type: News story Tags: Cases Storage Displays Input devices

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The Pirate Bay founders start file hosting service
— 9:54 AM on August 30, 2011

The folks behind infamous torrent site The Pirate Bay have a new venture, and it's reportedly legit. TorrentFreak has the skinny on BayFiles,...

Type: News story Tags: Internet

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Slashdot editor-in-chief CmdrTaco resigns
— 11:34 AM on August 25, 2011

First Steve, now Rob. Slashdot co-founder and news-for-nerds visionary Rob "CmdrTaco" Malda has announced his resignation from the site. Malda doesn't say...

Type: News story Tags: Internet

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Acer teases cheap ultrabook, downplays tablets
— 6:00 AM on August 25, 2011

Looks like Acer has been getting chatty—and in the wake of its first quarterly loss in a decade, who could blame it? DigiTimes

Type: News story Tags: Systems Mobile computing

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