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$99 NoteSlate looks perfect for students, scribblers
— 10:56 AM on February 7, 2011

Had enough tablet news from the usual suspects? How about something completely different—the NoteSlate. Billed more as an e-paper device than a...

Type: News story Tags: Personal tech

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Ballet Day Shortbread
— 9:43 AM on February 7, 2011

Eight is Enough DSLReports: Primus backs off overages—for now C|Net asks, "How long a wait for PCs, Macs with fixed Intel chip?" AnandTech's...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Some game developers not looking forward to new consoles
— 9:26 AM on February 7, 2011

With the current crop of consoles now about five years old and video game graphical detail having long plateaued, some of us are eagerly waiting...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Etc.
— 9:19 AM on February 7, 2011

As you may know, our frenetic Mac blogger, Jason Fox, spends his days working in advertising.  Each year after the Superbowl, he writes up his...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Gigabyte helps Sandy Bridge early adopters with SATA tool
— 6:00 AM on February 7, 2011

The 6-series Intel chipset bug has left early adopters in a hairy situation. Some of their Serial ATA ports may malfunction, but last we've...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Chipsets

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Super Bowl Sunday / Ronald Reagan Day Shortbread
— 1:27 PM on February 6, 2011

Eight is Enough VR-Zone: Gigabyte releases tool that checks if SATA devices are affected by faulty Intel chipset C|Net reports Intel chip flaw

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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National Weatherman's Day Shortbread
— 2:49 AM on February 5, 2011

Eight is Enough DSLReports: CRTC review of UBB (usage-based billing) will likely be hollow hp: PCs can be returned with faulty Intel...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Friday night topic: Your worst gaming obsessions
— 5:20 PM on February 4, 2011

I confess: I've been playing entirely too much Infinity Blade lately. We're talking an hour...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Deal of the week: Graphics, memory, and much more
— 5:07 PM on February 4, 2011

We've got a nice collection of deals for you folks this week. Hot graphics cards with tantalizing rebates and DDR3 memory with bargain-basement price tags...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Cases Storage Memory

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Report: Steam generated $1 billion in sales in 2010
— 11:42 AM on February 4, 2011

While gorging on today's helping of shortbread, I stumbled upon an interesting story claiming that Valve's Steam content delivery service raked in nearly...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Internet

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Win an invite to Duke Nukem party with 100-word essay
— 11:06 AM on February 4, 2011

Duke Nukem Forever may not be due out until May 3, but the promotional engine behind the game is starting to turn over. ...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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National Wear Red Day Shortbread
— 10:58 AM on February 4, 2011

Eight is Enough Ars Technica reports river of IPv4 addresses officially runs dry Ars Technica: Canada still wants to "discipline the use...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Battlefield 3 coming this fall
— 10:03 AM on February 4, 2011

The next Battlefield game is coming, and it's coming sooner than you might think. EA DICE released a teaser video and a few nuggets...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Chrome 9 brings Google Instant, WebGL support
— 9:28 AM on February 4, 2011

Yes, another major new version of Chrome is already out. If you're a Chrome user, chances are the browser has already updated itself and you...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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MSI posts new return instructions for Sandy Bridge users
— 6:00 AM on February 4, 2011

Yesterday, we pointed to an MSI announcement that said motherboards affected by the now-infamous Intel 6-series chipset bug would be eligible for return...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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iPad 2 might be announced next week
— 5:18 PM on February 3, 2011

We might not have to wait long to find out whether the iPad 2 will, as rumored, feature a higher-resolution display and other improvements. A...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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OCZ adds three 80 Plus Gold-rated PSUs
— 4:25 PM on February 3, 2011

That new line of 80 Plus Gold-certified OCZ power supplies we saw at the Consumer Electronics Show has officially launched. Dubbed the ZX...

Type: News story Tags: Power

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Poll: What's the worst PC hardware bug?
— 11:49 AM on February 3, 2011

Intel's 6-series chipset bug has dominated the headlines this week, and for good reason. The flaw has been traced back to a single transistor...

Poll Question: • Worst PC hardware bug?

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Chipsets Storage

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