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Firefox to gain H.264 video support
— 9:29 AM on March 20, 2012

Right now, Firefox is in a bit of an odd place when it comes to HTML5 video: it supports Ogg Theora and Google's WebM codecs,...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Report: Few Win8 ARM tablets will be available at launch
— 6:00 AM on March 20, 2012

Unnamed tipsters have fed some juicy details to Bloomberg about Microsoft's Windows 8 release plans. Now, the site claims to know not just when...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Windows

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Tuesday Shortbread
— 12:00 AM on March 20, 2012

Eight is Enough Bloomberg: Microsoft said to finish Windows 8 in summer with October debut VR-Zone on Intel's Direct I/O in Xeon...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Three million new iPads sold already
— 5:06 PM on March 19, 2012

That newfangled iPad seems to be selling pretty well, despite the mildly confusing branding. Apple revealed earlier today that it's sold no fewer than

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Seagate hits terabit areal density milestone
— 12:09 PM on March 19, 2012

Right now, the platters in Seagate's Barracuda 3TB hard drive pack 620 gigabits into every square inch of surface area. That areal density is...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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FAA revisiting airplane electronics restrictions
— 11:04 AM on March 19, 2012

Airline travel can be frustrating. In addition to the long security lines, painfully cramped seats, and lousy food, there's the annoyance of having to...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Apple announces plans for $98b cash stockpile
— 9:51 AM on March 19, 2012

Headlines about Apple's latest announcement are hard to miss this morning—and understandably so. It's not everyday the world's highest-valued company announces plans for a cash...

Type: News story Tags: Mac Personal tech

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Gearbox writes love letter to PC gamers
— 6:00 AM on March 19, 2012

We PC gamers are so often neglected, it's nice to get even a small reminder that game developers and publishers are thinking about us. Gearbox...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Monday Shortbread
— 12:00 AM on March 19, 2012

Eight is Enough TorrentFreak: Can you be sued for simply watching an illegal video stream? C|Net rants about Hollywood's UltraViolet VR-Zone reports new...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Sunday Shortbread
— 12:00 AM on March 18, 2012

The Pick 6 RIAA chief: ISPs to start policing copyright by July 1 - C|Net WSJ has the new iPad exposed Ignore the...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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St. Patrick's Day Shortbread
— 12:00 AM on March 17, 2012

Eight is Enough Intel continues to dominate, but AMD manages to slightly gain CPU market share in 2011 - IDC EETimes reports GlobalFoundries expects...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Friday night topic: Good reads
— 5:40 PM on March 16, 2012

With the rise of e-readers and tablets, I've found myself trading time formerly spent watching TV for time spent reading books. Much of that...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Deal of the week: Games, monitors, and a cheap GTX 570
— 5:06 PM on March 16, 2012

Let's begin this week's deal 'o the week with some juicy gaming bargains, as we often do. Amazon is running a pretty tantalizing sale...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Displays Gaming

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Beta opens for free-to-play, browser-based Command & Conquer game
— 12:47 PM on March 16, 2012

In my formative years as a PC gamer, many hours were spent immersed in the world of Command & Conquer. We'd often play C&C to...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Leaked roadmap outlines Intel's desktop CPU plans
— 11:30 AM on March 16, 2012

A new roadmap has leaked onto the web detailing Intel's desktop processor plans for the coming year. German site Computer Base has posted the...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Next-gen MacBooks reportedly in production
— 9:35 AM on March 16, 2012

Despite that Ivy Bridge delay Intel vaguely confirmed last month, Apple's next-gen MacBooks may already in production, according to supply-chain sources quoted by...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Mac

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WD intros Thunderbolt-enabled storage system
— 6:01 AM on March 16, 2012

Got one of them fancy Macs with Thunderbolt ports? Then you might be interested to learn about Western Digital's new, Thunderbolt-infused "storage system," the...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Friday Shortbread
— 12:00 AM on March 16, 2012

Eight is Enough AllThingsD: CEO Thompson tells Yahoos "real change is coming" Cisco deal for Israel's NDS: It's all about video anywhere...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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