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Saturday Shortbread
— 6:54 AM on December 1, 2012

Eight is Enough X-bit labs: Quad-core microprocessors to dominate notebooks in 2016 and hp starts to sell cheap-looking Envy-branded PCs, creator of...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Friday night topic: Slimy software companies
— 5:47 PM on November 30, 2012

I'll admit it. I actually bought a piece of software from Corel today. I decided to upgrade to Paint Shop Pro X5 from...

Type: News story Tags: Software

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Deal of the week: a 120GB SSD for $85, cheap games, and more
— 5:29 PM on November 30, 2012

Yes, there are still deals to go around—even as some retailers (and some unfortunate shoppers) are recovering from the stampedes of Black Friday and Cyber...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Memory Gaming

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Release roundup: White paint, rugged storage, and precision mice
— 5:00 PM on November 30, 2012

Things were a little slow last week because of the holiday, but they definitely picked up this week. We covered plenty of releases in our...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Cases Power Storage Input devices

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Gigabyte HD Series mobos add digital video outputs
— 12:29 PM on November 30, 2012

Most modern motherboards come with display outputs for integrated graphics. Unfortunately, the selection of ports is pretty slim at the low end of the spectrum....

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Displays

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New Raspberry Pi board has lower power consumption, price
— 11:19 AM on November 30, 2012

The Raspberry Pi Model B is one of the most appealing mini-PC boards on sale right now. For only $35, you get an ARM-compatible...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Linux-Unix

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New OCZ CEO: ''We've got the train back on the track''
— 9:52 AM on November 30, 2012

OCZ has been going through a rough patch lately. Founder and CEO Ryan Petersen left the company in September, and one month later, OCZ...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Friday Shortbread
— 7:25 AM on November 30, 2012

7 Up The Verge: Windows Blue is Microsoft's future low-cost OS with yearly updates X-bit labs: AMD expects x86 to remain important...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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iTunes 11 is out for Windows, sucks way less
— 6:00 AM on November 30, 2012

I generally don't mind using most Apple software. Heck, I quite like some of it. There is one glaring exception, though: iTunes for Windows. I...

Type: News story Tags: Software

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A tale of tablet flashing
— 11:14 PM on November 29, 2012

About a year and a half ago, I picked up Asus' original Eee Pad Transformer tablet. This precursor to the growing crop of Win8 convertibles...

Type: Blog post Tags: Mobile computing Operating systems

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Thursday Shortbread
— 5:52 PM on November 29, 2012

The Starting Five X-bit labs: AMD to show the first Temash-based product prototypes in CES time frame and Toshiba reveals new-generation hard...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Humble Bundle goes pro, offers THQ games dirt-cheap
— 5:32 PM on November 29, 2012

We've covered Humble Indie Bundles in the past, but they're usually just that—bundles of indie games. This time, the same folks are offering something...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Surface for Windows 8 Pro to cost $899—sans keyboard
— 4:55 PM on November 29, 2012

Remember when Microsoft said the Surface for Windows 8 Pro was going to be priced in the same ballpark as ultrabooks? Yeah, it wasn't...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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DigiTimes says Surface RT orders cut in half
— 12:32 PM on November 29, 2012

With only one month passing since Windows 8's launch, it's really too early to weigh in on whether the OS has been a success. ...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Operating systems

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Report: Sharp seeking investment from Dell, Intel, and Qualcomm
— 11:30 AM on November 29, 2012

Electronics and display maker Sharp is in dire financial straits. Sales and profits have both declined, the company's stock has been downgraded to junk...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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New IE ad pokes fun at the haters
— 9:31 AM on November 29, 2012

Let's face it: Internet Explorer has an image problem. For years, Microsoft's browser was synonymous with sub-par security, poor standards support, and sluggish performance. IE...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Dishonored selling well, will become a franchise
— 6:00 AM on November 29, 2012

I enjoyed Dishonored. I enjoyed it so much I wrote about it last month, but it never quite struck me as a potential best-seller....

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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AMD to sell, lease back Austin campus
— 4:25 PM on November 28, 2012

Officially, AMD is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California. However, the bulk of the company's activities go down at its Austin, Texas and Markham, Ontario campuses. That...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

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