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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:

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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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Deal of the week: 8GB of fast RAM for $48, new games under $40
— 4:48 PM on September 30, 2011

You've probably gotten the memo about RAM becoming dirt-cheap in recent months, but reminders like this one are always nice to see. Right now, Amazon...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Memory Gaming

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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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Windows 8 will store settings in the cloud via Windows Live
— 4:43 PM on September 26, 2011

If you jump back and forth between multiple PCs on a regular basis, you probably know how annoying it is to keep track of various...

Type: News story Tags: Software Windows

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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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Deal of the week: Cheap SSDs and a couple of game deals
— 5:04 PM on September 23, 2011

We've got some solid-state drive, memory, and PC game deals for you all this week, starting with a sale on Crucial products at Amazon....

Type: News story Tags: Storage Memory Gaming

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New Samsung fab churns out 2x-nm memory
— 11:44 AM on September 23, 2011

If only real men have fabs, then Samsung is looking particularly masculine today. The company has kicked off production at Line-16, a new...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Memory

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Release roundup: Gaming cases, tiny mobos, and more
— 9:33 AM on September 23, 2011

This week in our look at miscellaneous product releases, we bring tidings from Enermax, LaCie, Lian Li, Thermaltake, and Zotac: Enermax...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Cases Storage

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OCZ's Synapse brings SSD caching to multiple platforms
— 10:45 AM on September 22, 2011

The Smart Response SSD caching technology Intel debuted with its Z68 Express chipset is very slick indeed. To go along with it, Intel...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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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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Metro styling injected into Windows 8 boot process
— 11:02 AM on September 21, 2011

Microsoft has updated its Building Windows 8 blog again, and this time, it's talking about changes to the boot process. With Windows 8...

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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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Intel confirms 25-nm NAND for Cherryville, Hawley Creek SSDs
— 5:33 PM on September 15, 2011

IDF — With Intel's 320 Series solid-state drives already using 25-nm NAND, and the freshly announced 710 Series sporting high-endurance versions of those chips,...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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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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High-endurance MLC flash powers Intel 710 Series SSD
— 5:33 PM on September 14, 2011

Intel has officially lifted the curtain on the latest addition to its growing family of SSDs. The new 710 Series SSD is squarely aimed...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers Workstations

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