ARCHIVE

Filter by content types:

News stories Blog posts Feature articles Polls Image galleries

Filter by tags:

Cases Chipsets Cooling Copyright CPUs Displays Folding Game consoles Gaming Graphics Input devices Internet Linux-Unix Mac Memory Miscellaneous Mobile computing Motherboards Multimedia Networking Operating systems Personal tech Podcast Power Servers Shortbread Software Storage Systems The Tech Report Windows Workstations
IHS iSuppli: 43% of laptops to be ultrabooks in 2015
— 9:37 AM on November 8, 2011

There may be whispers in Taiwan about disappointing ultrabook sales, but IHS iSuppli expects the ultrabook category is poised for greatness. At least,...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

20
Battlefield 3's Back to Karkand expansion shown on video
— 9:49 AM on November 7, 2011

Battlefield 3 might not have the greatest single-player campaign out there, but its multiplayer mode is definitely engrossing—despite the few bugs that made it...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

23
Deal of the week: Games, memory, and solid-state storage
— 5:44 PM on November 4, 2011

As hard drive prices continue to ramp up, solid-state drives are about as cheap as they've ever been. The price war among vendors of...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Memory Gaming

12
Release roundup: Multi-display madness and LGA2011 brackets
— 5:36 PM on November 3, 2011

Beside what we've featured in our regular coverage, this week hasn't been particularly eventful. A few announcements from Shuttle, Silicon Power, and Thermaltake still slipped...

Type: News story Tags: Cooling Storage Systems

21
Rockstar shows Grand Theft Auto V trailer
— 4:25 PM on November 2, 2011

Looks like we're set for a return to San Andreas. Rockstar released the first Grand Theft Auto V trailer earlier today, revealing the setting for...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

32
HP confirms ARM server plans
— 6:00 AM on November 2, 2011

That talk about HP quietly working with a Texas startup on ARM-powered servers wasn't just idle speculation. HP confirmed those efforts yesterday, announcing...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Servers

24
Video teases four-player Syndicate co-op
— 4:19 PM on November 1, 2011

When EA spilled the beans about its upcoming Syndicate reboot in September, the company mentioned that the game would include a four-player co-op campaign....

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

11
Carmack readies Doom 3 source code release
— 2:16 PM on November 1, 2011

id Software may not have quite the degree of independence that it once did, at least since being acquired by ZeniMax, but the developer...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

26
MechWarrior Online will be free to play, PC exclusive
— 11:10 AM on November 1, 2011

There's a new MechWarrior game in the works, and it'll be exclusive to the PC. Dubbed MechWarrior Online, the new title will focus...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

38
Battlefield 3 simulator built by The Gadget Show
— 12:51 PM on October 31, 2011

Think you've been playing Battlefield 3 on a pretty nice system? Odds are it's got nothing on the rig assembled by the folks at...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

17
Deal of the week: Solid-state drives, memory, and games
— 5:29 PM on October 28, 2011

Now's not a great time to buy a mechanical hard drive, due to the unfortunate flooding in Thailand. Prices for memory and solid-state drives are...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Memory Gaming

12
Valve revamping Portal 2 authoring tools
— 10:37 AM on October 28, 2011

Valve released a set of Portal 2 map building tools earlier this year. The software is identical to what was used to create...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

5
HP reverses course, will retain its PC division
— 4:14 PM on October 27, 2011

HP is keeping its PC business after all. Some two months after confirming that it was considering whether to spin off or...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

46
Report: HP cooking up ARM-based servers
— 4:33 PM on October 26, 2011

ARM is a serious threat to Intel in the mobile space—no doubt about that—but it's also starting to nip at Intel's heels in the server...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Servers

16
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

38
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

85
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

60
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

60