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Friday night topic: Disasters
— 9:31 PM on March 11, 2011

The news from Japan has us thinking somber thoughts this evening.  Have you ever been present during a disaster, natural or otherwise, or there right...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Deal of the week: Sandy Bridge is back
— 5:21 PM on March 11, 2011

Intel's Sandy Bridge processors were great deals when they came out in January, and they're still great deals today—it's just that accompanying motherboards have been...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards

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Winners selected in MSI GeForce GTX 560 Ti screenshot contest
— 1:37 PM on March 11, 2011

We've chosen the winners for our in-game screenshot contest. There were a lot of great entries; some made us laugh, while others had...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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30-inch NEC monitor boasts built-in KVM functionality
— 1:26 PM on March 11, 2011

LCD monitors have topped out in the 27-30" range for several years, forcing manufacturers to differentiate high-end offerings with extra features and better picture quality...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Input devices

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Tribes: Ascend promises jetpack-infused goodness
— 11:21 AM on March 11, 2011

When was the last time you went skiing... with a jetpack? If you've been at all, chances are it was a while ago in...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Dual GeForce GTX 460s appear on EVGA graphics card
— 10:49 AM on March 11, 2011

Remember that dual-GPU graphics card we caught lurking in EVGA's suite during the Consumer Electronics Show a few months back? At the time,...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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BitFenix Survivor hits U.S. e-tail listings
— 10:07 AM on March 11, 2011

It's taken them a little while, but BitFenix products are finally trickling into North American e-tail listings. That means folks in the States and Canada...

Type: News story Tags: Cases

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IHS iSuppli: iPad helped Dell's market share last quarter
— 6:00 AM on March 11, 2011

Here's some interesting analysis from the folks at IHS iSuppli. After compiling PC shipment numbers for the fourth quarter of last year, they've observed that...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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Johnny Appleseed Day Shortbread
— 2:57 AM on March 11, 2011

Eight is Enough DigiTimes: hp reportedly considers selling PC business, upstream players say no Dell: ARM servers could face software issues -...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Release roundup: SSDs, memory, and Sandy Bridge boards
— 5:05 PM on March 10, 2011

This week's release roundup isn't as intense as the last one, but our inbox has still accumulated a few announcements. Let's kick things off with...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Storage Memory

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EA president claims renewed focus on PC games
— 12:06 PM on March 10, 2011

In an interview with Gamasutra, EA president Frank Gibeau reveals that the company has a renewed focus on developing for the PC. A...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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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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Chrome survives first day of hacking contest; Safari and IE8 don't
— 9:47 AM on March 10, 2011

Yesterday afternoon, the Pwn2Own hacking contest kicked off at the CanSecWest 2011 conference in Vancouver, British Columbia. According to ComputerWorld, Apple's freshly released Safari...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Mozilla rolls out Firefox 4 release candidate
— 6:00 AM on March 10, 2011

Firefox 4 has taken another step on its long road to a final, production-ready release. This time, the folks at Mozilla have ditched the beta...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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The International Day of Awesomeness Shortbread
— 2:55 AM on March 10, 2011

7 Up JPR reports add-in board market worth $4.4 billion in Q4 2010 - $17 billion for 2010 X-bit labs: Nvidia sees increasing...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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The TR Hardware Survey 2: Survey harder
— 4:59 PM on March 9, 2011

Just over two years have passed since we carried out our very first hardware survey, in which we asked our readers to answer 15...

Poll Questions: • Processor • Number of CPU cores • Stock CPU clock speed • CPU socket type • Graphics processor • How much did your graphics card cost at the time of purchase? • Chipset • Motherboard brand • Memory size • Primary internal hard drive type: • Total internal hard drive storage capacity • Primary optical drive type • Sound card • Speaker config • Number of displays • Main display type • Main display size • Main display aspect ratio • Main display resolution • Do you have a stereoscopic 3D display and glasses? • Primary operating system • What mobile computers do you have?

Type: News story Tags: The Tech Report

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Poll: Which tech company is the most evil?
— 12:06 PM on March 9, 2011

Microsoft is generally assumed to be evil, Google likes to say that it's not, and Apple is too cool to care one way or another....

Poll Question: • Who's the most evil?

Type: News story Tags: Software Operating systems

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26 tubes of thermal goop scrutinized
— 11:20 AM on March 9, 2011

Most enthusiasts put a lot of thought and consideration into the heatsink strapped to their system's CPU and GPU. The market is flooded with...

Type: News story Tags: Cooling

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