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Microsoft plugs 'critical' Remote Desktop holes
— 5:36 PM on March 13, 2012

Today is patch Tuesday, and if you have Remote Desktop enabled in Windows, you might want to let Automatic Updates do its thing and reboot...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Dual-socket Sandy Bridge-EP workstation board hits Newegg
— 11:06 AM on March 13, 2012

EVGA isn't the only one with an enthusiast-friendly, dual-socket workstation board designed for Intel's new Sandy Bridge-EP Xeons. Asus has officially lifted the...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Chipsets

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Chrome, too, is coming to Metro
— 9:50 AM on March 13, 2012

Yesterday, we told you all about the upcoming version of Firefox for Windows 8's Metro environment. Well, we told you as much as Mozilla's...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Firefox coming to Metro in Windows 8
— 4:56 PM on March 12, 2012

Good news, Firefox users. If you plan to use Windows 8 on a touch-enabled system, you won't be stuck with Internet Explorer. Firefox Platform Engineer...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Windows 8-powered Nokia tablet said to be in the works
— 9:38 AM on March 12, 2012

Microsoft and Nokia are like two peas in a pod lately—and have been so ever since they formally partnered up in February 2011. It's...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Windows Personal tech

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Epic Citadel now available in a web browser near you
— 6:00 AM on March 12, 2012

We've known it was coming since last October, but witnessing it first-hand is something else. I'm talking, of course, about the Flash version of...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Internet Software

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Deal of the week: Graphics cards, SSDs, and a mechanical keyboard
— 1:00 PM on March 9, 2012

We've put together another collection of deals for this week's post, but before moving onto the usual suspects, here's something a little different—a cheap mechanical...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Storage Input devices

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Valve won't offer Steam console anytime soon
— 6:00 AM on March 9, 2012

Well, so much for that rumor. Valve marketing director Doug Lombardi has confirmed that the company is not on the verge of...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Game consoles Software

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Release roundup: Virtu on AMD, SSD cache drives, and more
— 5:33 PM on March 8, 2012

This week in the roundup, we bring news from ASRock, Cooler Master, Corsair, and MSI: ASRock introduces motherboard supporting Lucid Virtu...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Motherboards Cases Power Storage

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MSI shows Z77 mobo with Thunderbolt built in
— 3:30 PM on March 8, 2012

When we caught up with MSI at the Consumer Electronics Show in January, the company showed us its upcoming Z77A-GD80 motherboard. We were told...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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WD starts shipping new 2.5'', 10k-RPM enterprise drives
— 10:10 AM on March 8, 2012

Western Digital has started shipping a new version of its 2.5" S25 enterprise drive. The third-generation design boasts a 6Gbps SAS interface, a...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers

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Chrome ''first to fall'' in hacking competition
— 6:00 AM on March 8, 2012

Google loves to brag about how secure its Chrome browser is, and the results of last year's Pwn2Own hacking competition only gave the company...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Hard drive prices in slow, slight decline
— 10:46 AM on March 7, 2012

The cost of mechanical drives shot up sharply in late October, after record-setting floods in Thailand took out numerous factories. Prices have since fallen...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Stardock offers substitute Start menu for Windows 8
— 4:56 PM on March 6, 2012

That didn't take long. Barely a week after the Windows 8 Consumer Preview's release, someone has whipped up a substitute for the decommissioned Start...

Type: News story Tags: Software Windows

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Roccat app turns smartphone into PC gaming accessory
— 3:26 PM on March 6, 2012

Want to use your smartphone to monitor and control your PC while gaming? There's an app for that—multiple ones, actually. Roccat's new

Type: News story Tags: Input devices Software Personal tech

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Deal of the week: Storage bonanza
— 1:27 PM on March 2, 2012

Despite the relatively high price of mechanical drives, the storage space is still teeming with sweet deals. Most of the discounts are hitting solid-state drives,...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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The Windows 8 Consumer Preview is now available
— 9:50 AM on February 29, 2012

Right on schedule, Microsoft made the Windows 8 Consumer Preview available earlier this morning. You can head to the official portal for more information....

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Toshiba becomes third player in WD's acquisition of Hitachi storage
— 7:00 AM on February 29, 2012

As part of its bid to acquire Hitachi's hard drive business, Western Digital has agreed to transfer an "asset package" to rival HDD maker...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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