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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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Gmail issue empties out 150,000 accounts
— 6:00 AM on February 28, 2011

Having your data in the cloud can be a good way to avoid data loss in the event of a hardware failure. Not having control...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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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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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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Internet Explorer 9 release candidate available for download
— 12:06 PM on February 10, 2011

A press release just hit my inbox proclaiming that an official release candidate for Internet Explorer 9 is now available for download. Microsoft's...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Adobe releases completed Flash 10.2 plug-in
— 9:36 AM on February 9, 2011

Flash has hit another milestone. After a few public betas, the Flash Player 10.2 plug-in is now out in complete, production-ready form. The headline...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Software

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Firefox 4 beta 11 released; Mozilla readies Firefox 7
— 9:19 AM on February 8, 2011

For now, Mozilla is retaining a cautious approach to major new releases—Neowin reports that the organization has put out its 11th beta of Firefox...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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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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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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Microsoft provides H.264 extension for Chrome
— 9:31 AM on February 3, 2011

A little less than a month ago, Google announced that it was going full steam ahead with its WebM video format and dropping H.264...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Chrome breaks 10% usage share, says Net Applications
— 5:05 PM on February 2, 2011

Although Microsoft still dominates the web browser arena, it now has to contend with two rival browsers whose usage shares have climbed into the double...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Report: Google claims Bing is copying its search results
— 11:26 AM on February 1, 2011

Who knew the world of search engines was filled with such suspense and intrigue? Danny Sullivan over at Search Engine Land has published a...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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$5 game rentals come to Direct2Drive
— 10:22 AM on January 27, 2011

Game rentals have come to online distribution service Direct2Drive. As Rock, Paper, Shotgun reports, a $5 rental will get you access to five...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Internet

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BitTorrent lawsuit targets 1337 file sharers
— 9:32 AM on January 27, 2011

Content creators continue to target BitTorrent pirates who distribute their work. Some do so with more of a sense of humor than others. ...

Type: News story Tags: Internet

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Famous film editor makes case against 3D
— 5:04 PM on January 25, 2011

Some consider stereoscopic 3D to be the next frontier in movies and games, much like talking pictures and color movies were in the first part...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Gaming

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Mozilla contemplates faster release pace
— 3:52 PM on January 25, 2011

Are we headed for a world where major new browser versions pop up every couple of months? Will we find ourselves talking about Firefox 23...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Report: AOL gets much of its cash from duped subscribers
— 11:51 AM on January 24, 2011

Now that AOL has struck out on its own, the firm's business model seems to be attracting more attention, not all of it positive....

Type: News story Tags: Internet

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Eric Schmidt steps down as Google CEO
— 6:00 AM on January 21, 2011

Are we witnessing the great CEO exodus of January 2011? First Dirk Meyer gets fired from his post as AMD chief, then Steve Jobs...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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