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— 10:09 AM on November 10, 2011

Howdy, all. You may have noticed that it's seemed a little quiet around here this week. That's because we're all working like mad behind the...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia The Tech Report

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Poll: What's the best premium upgrade?
— 12:29 PM on November 3, 2011

When upgrading their PCs, most enthusiasts seem to focus on swapping in faster CPUs and graphics cards. The CPU has the biggest impact on...

Poll Question: • Best premium upgrade:

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Cooling Displays Input devices

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Creative announces quad-core Core3D audio processor
— 11:15 AM on September 2, 2011

The pace of progress in the PC audio market can probably be best described as glacial. Brace yourself, though, because another chunk just fell...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia

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Poll: The third dimension
— 5:23 PM on July 27, 2011

I went to see the new Harry Potter movie the other day, and predictably, the most convenient screening available at 9 PM on a Saturday...

Poll Question: • When it comes to stereoscopic 3D, I prefer:

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Gaming

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Microsoft adds RAW preview support to Windows 7
— 5:19 PM on July 26, 2011

Fellow photographers, rejoice! After a quick codec pack download, those of you running Windows 7 or Vista should be able to preview RAW files straight...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia

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Release roundup: Fresh PSUs, gaming headphones, and a dock
— 3:37 PM on July 22, 2011

No doubt owing to the ongoing summer lull, the pickings are slim this week as far as new product introductions go. Still, our inbox has...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Power Storage

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Bigfoot Killer Wireless-N cards land in Alienware laptops
— 11:59 AM on July 11, 2011

We don't hear Bigfoot's name all that often these days, but the company is still out there scoring juicy design wins with PC vendors. This...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Networking

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Deal of the week: $1/GB solid-state storage and more
— 2:11 PM on July 8, 2011

We've got a cornucopia of deals for you this week, starting with an eye-popping bargain on a 64GB solid-state drive. Kingston's SSDNow V100 64GB currently...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Multimedia Storage Memory

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Amazon Cloud Drive gets sort-of-unlimited music storage
— 6:00 AM on July 7, 2011

Clearly, Amazon isn't taking the impending arrival of iCloud lying down. The company has announced three improvements that make Cloud Drive and Cloud Player...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Internet

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Google adds thousands of movies to YouTube
— 9:43 AM on May 10, 2011

Watch out, Netflix! Google has gone and updated its YouTube Movies service with thousands of new titles from major studios, including plenty of...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Internet

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Psyko Audio Labs reveals new surround-sound headsets
— 2:00 PM on April 7, 2011

About a year ago, we got our first taste of Psyko Audio's unique 5.1-channel PC gaming headset. Rather than using signal processing to...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia

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Microsoft focuses Zune efforts on software
— 2:36 PM on March 15, 2011

Microsoft recently told news agencies it has "nothing to announce about another Zune device," giving rise to the belief it won't produce another handheld...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Personal tech

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Wi-Fi proven to interfere with airline display units
— 11:27 AM on March 10, 2011

Do you roll your eyes when asked to turn off your laptop during takeoff and landing on an airplane? Maybe you shouldn't. Flightglobal...

Type: News story Tags: Networking Personal tech

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Release roundup: Wi-Fi, USB 3.0, and LGA1366 gear
— 1:46 PM on March 4, 2011

This week's release roundup is a doozy, with noteworthy announcements from Bigfoot Networks, Corsair, Gigabyte, Kingston, and Transcend. We've got an upgrade to Corsair's Obsidian...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Storage Memory Networking

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24-bit audio may be coming to iTunes, other music services
— 1:02 PM on March 3, 2011

Everyone's all about high-definition video these days. Standard-def content? Pfft. Call me when you've got a resolution of at least 720p. ...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Internet

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Deal of the week: Solid-state storage, budget audio, and Corsair cooling
— 4:04 PM on February 25, 2011

Hot on the heels of early previews of OCZ's next-gen Vertex 3 solid-state drive, Newegg has slashed the price of the existing Vertex 2. ...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Cooling Storage Gaming

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Radio breakthrough could double Wi-Fi performance
— 11:05 AM on February 16, 2011

Scientists at Stanford University have made a breakthrough that could double the speed of Wi-Fi and other wireless networks. This boost comes courtesy of...

Type: News story Tags: Networking

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Surround sound virtualized by new Antec stereo speakers
— 11:01 AM on February 11, 2011

Better known for its enclosures and power supplies, Antec is getting into the audio business. Yesterday, the company formally introduced its first set of...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia

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