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$129-149 Nexus 7 may show up next quarter
— 10:12 AM on December 20, 2012

Seven-inch tablets are getting cheaper by the day. In September, Amazon introduced a new Kindle Fire tablet with an asking price of just $159....

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Steam for Linux beta now open for all
— 6:00 AM on December 20, 2012

Valve has confirmed that it's working on console-like PCs for the living room. The systems will run Steam on top of Linux, and...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Operating systems Linux-Unix

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Thursday Shortbread
— 12:01 AM on December 20, 2012

The Pick 6 Reuters: Kodak in $525 million patent deal, eyes bankruptcy end Steven Sinofsky tweets his return to HBS InformationWeek: Dell, hp...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Samsung's 840 Pro Series SSD reviewed
— 5:00 PM on December 19, 2012

The Samsung 830 Series has been our favorite SSD for some time. We've been testing its 840 Pro successor to see how the new model...

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage

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Humble Bundle returns to indie roots
— 3:53 PM on December 19, 2012

Just in time for last-minute Christmas shopping, the Humble Bundle folks have rolled another collection of of indie games. Like previous bundles, you can...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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New MRAM tech promises higher densities, lower power
— 11:14 AM on December 19, 2012

Researchers at UCLA's Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science have made a discovery that can dramatically lower the power consumption and increase the...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Memory

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Any recs for good Windows backup software?
— 10:08 AM on December 19, 2012

So... I have, until my recent upgrade to Windows 8, been using Acronis TrueImage 2012 for my system backups. Then Acronis decided that you'd...

Type: News story Tags: Software

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Nokia may serve up WinRT tablet next year
— 9:52 AM on December 19, 2012

For better or for worse, Nokia has become a stalwart champion of Microsoft's Windows Phone software. Now, rumor has it the Finnish phone maker may...

Type: News story Tags: Personal tech

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Rage's Scorchers DLC is up for grabs
— 6:00 AM on December 19, 2012

Bethesda and id Software have delivered on their promise. This weekend, the two companies teased a Rage expansion (or DLC, if you're one of...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Wednesday Shortbread
— 1:39 AM on December 19, 2012

The Pick 6 KC Business Journal: Google helps Time Warner feel the need for speed Instagram tries to clarify new privacy policy...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Corsair brings modular cables to budget CX Series PSUs
— 12:28 PM on December 18, 2012

Corsair has expanded its line of CX Series budget PSUs to include new models with modular cables. Denoted by a trailing M in their...

Type: News story Tags: Power

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Leaked slide unmasks next-gen Tegra SoC
— 11:22 AM on December 18, 2012

About a year has passed since Nvidia revealed its Tegra 3 SoC to the world. Rumor has it the firm will lift the curtain...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Mobile computing Personal tech

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Game publisher THQ 'evaluating' Linux
— 9:44 AM on December 18, 2012

Clearly, Valve is pretty gung-ho about Linux as a gaming platform. It's too early to tell if other developers and publishers are on board...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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WHQL-certified GeForce 310.70 drivers now available
— 6:00 AM on December 18, 2012

Remember those GeForce 310.70 beta drivers we told you about earlier this month? Well, Nvidia has now posted 310.70 WHQL drivers. As far as...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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Tuesday Shortbread
— 2:00 AM on December 18, 2012

7 Up Dell exec: I urged Microsoft not to call its tablet OS Windows RT VR-Zone: Toshiba ships out nearline storage enterprise...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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How to build a PC: The Tech Report guide
— 8:21 PM on December 17, 2012

Building a PC from parts might seem daunting, but it's really not that difficult. We've published an in-depth guide that walks through every...

Type: Feature article Tags: Systems

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AMD introduces Radeon HD 8000M mobile GPUs
— 2:03 PM on December 17, 2012

We were all a little surprised when AMD's Radeon HD 7000M-series mobile GPUs came out last December. Despite their branding, those weren't 28-nm parts...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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Samsung acquires SSD caching software
— 1:42 PM on December 17, 2012

Samsung is one of a select group of SSD vendors that makes not only its own controller silicon, but also its own NAND. Now,...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Software

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