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Apple posts record numbers for the holiday quarter
— 4:57 PM on January 24, 2012

Apparently, there were lots of iPhones in Christmas stockings. Lots of iPads, too... and lots of Macs. Apple's results for the fiscal quarter ending December...

Type: News story Tags: Mac Personal tech

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Gartner: Apple was top semiconductor buyer in 2011
— 4:10 PM on January 24, 2012

Apple has gotten big lately. Really big. So big that, last summer, it briefly became the highest valued company by market capitalization in the...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Mac

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Faster Fourier transform could speed data compression
— 9:59 AM on January 20, 2012

A group of MIT researchers has developed a new algorithm that improves upon the fast Fourier transform. In some situations, the algorithm is claimed...

Type: News story Tags: Software

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Cyborg, Thermaltake offer new adjustable mice
— 9:08 AM on January 20, 2012

I'm a huge fan of Cyborg Gaming's Rat 7 adjustable mouse. One has been my primary desktop rodent for a year and a...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices

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Intel sets $54 billion revenue record
— 3:58 PM on January 19, 2012

Despite all the doom and gloom about the PC industry being destroyed by tablets, Intel had a record year. The company raked in $54...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Chipsets

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MacBook users may be eligible for class-action settlement
— 6:00 AM on January 19, 2012

Class-action lawsuits hit the tech industry on a regular basis, and the latest one is related to Apple's MagSafe power adapters. According to this...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Mac

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Lucid reaches for the clouds with GPU virtualization
— 3:45 PM on January 16, 2012

By now, you're likely familiar with the basic technology behind Lucid's various products. Whether it's the original Hydra GPU load balancer or the

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Software

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Razer brings Switchblade UI to standalone keyboard
— 3:15 PM on January 16, 2012

Razer was keen to show off its Blade gaming laptop at the Consumer Electronics Show this year, but the system is a little largeā€”and...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices

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AMD fights thunder with lightning
— 6:00 AM on January 16, 2012

Thunderbolt is about to get some competition. At CES last week, AMD showed us a little something it's been working on: a competing high-speed interface...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Displays Mobile computing

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Cooler Master expands clicky keyboard lineup
— 6:59 PM on January 13, 2012

Mechanical keyboards are all the rage these days, and Cooler Master is eager to get in on the action. The company had a number...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices

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Thermaltake brings rubber domes back in style
— 12:58 AM on January 11, 2012

Mechanical keyboards have seen something of a renaissance in recent years—especially in hardcore gaming circles, where keyboards based on Cherry's MX black key switches are...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices

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Chrome 17 to check downloads for malware, preload pages
— 6:00 AM on January 6, 2012

In light of Google's frantic browser release cycle, fresh versions of Chrome aren't always terribly noteworthy. According to the latest update on the Google...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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IE6's demise celebrated... by Microsoft
— 5:34 PM on January 4, 2012

Of all people, Microsoft is cheering Internet Explorer 6's long-awaited decline into irrelevance. In a post on the Windows Blog yesterday, the company revealed...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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AMD sued over allegedly defective chipsets
— 3:00 PM on January 4, 2012

Looks like AMD has yet another problem to contend with: a lawsuit from the world's biggest contract manufacturer of notebooks. Bloomberg reports that Quanta Computer...

Type: News story Tags: Chipsets Mobile computing

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Facebook releases Messenger app for Windows
— 6:00 AM on December 30, 2011

If you're running Windows 7 and trust Mark Zuckerberg to keep your social life cataloged, unwelcome messages from relatives and distant acquaintances can now be...

Type: News story Tags: Software

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XBMC 11.0 now out in beta
— 10:40 AM on December 28, 2011

XBMC has come a long way since its humble beginnings as a media player for hacked Xbox consoles. The software is now available in a...

Type: News story Tags: Software

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Thunderbolt expected to strike more frequently next year
— 11:26 AM on December 27, 2011

Intel's wicked-fast Thunderbolt interconnect has thus far been limited to Macs, but DigiTimes claims that will change next year. The site expects Sony...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Input devices

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Release roundup: Fresh memory and gaming peripherals
— 5:03 PM on December 15, 2011

Yeah, so, at this point, I think most hardware firms are saving their big launches for CES. That's become apparent in the dearth of new...

Type: News story Tags: Memory Input devices

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