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Intel's USB 3.0 controller is faster than AMD's, too
— 4:57 PM on April 10, 2012

Producing our Z77 motherboard round-up took more consecutive 12+ hour days than I'd care to admit. There simply wasn't enough time to squeeze...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Chipsets

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Ivy-powered 15'' MacBook Pro could be on the way
— 3:56 PM on April 10, 2012

For months now, we've been hearing rumors about Apple's next-gen MacBooks. Could the systems finally be on the verge of hitting stores? Yes, says...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Mac

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Zotac reveals Mini-ITX Ivy Bridge boards
— 11:52 AM on April 10, 2012

You didn't think Zotac was going to let Intel's 7-series platform launch pass without announcing a few small-form-factor motherboards, did you? The Mini-ITX...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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Micron shrinks C400 SSD to mSATA size
— 11:11 AM on April 10, 2012

A new generation of ultrabooks is coming, and Micron has rolled out a fresh mini SSD to greet them. The company's RealSSD C400,...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Mobile computing

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New Chrome OS interface takes after Windows 7, iOS
— 10:09 AM on April 10, 2012

It looks like Google is still committed to developing Chrome OS in parallel with Android. Not only that; the latest Chrome OS dev channel...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems

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Facebook buys Instagram for $1 billion
— 6:00 AM on April 10, 2012

We don't usually cover the latest social media happenings here at TR, but this latest development almost beggars belief. Yes, as Reuters reports, Facebook...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Tuesday Shortbread
— 12:00 AM on April 10, 2012

Eight is Enough Bloomberg: Facebook agrees to buy Instagram photo app for $1 billion Ars Technica: Two years left of Windows XP...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Nvidia posts GeForce 301.24 beta drivers
— 4:12 PM on April 9, 2012

GeForce owners, there's a fresh batch of drivers waiting for you—beta ones, version number 301.24. According to Nvidia's Andrew Burnes, these are an "essential...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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John Romero to return to PC gaming with old-school shooter
— 12:27 PM on April 9, 2012

Oh dear. John Romero is making another PC game. You might remember Romero's work at id Software, where he served as a designer for classics...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Knights Corner supercomputer on track for 2013
— 11:32 AM on April 9, 2012

Remember Larrabee? Intel's ill-fated desktop GPU has been reborn as Knights Corner, a high-performance computing chip targeted at servers and supercomputers. It's being...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Servers Workstations

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Microsoft shells out $1.1 billion for AOL patents
— 9:45 AM on April 9, 2012

With fierce patent skirmishes erupting all around the industry, properly arming oneself has never been more important. Of course, you don't need to tell Microsoft...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Epic Games planning PC-only title
— 6:00 AM on April 9, 2012

Looks like we're in for a rare treat: a PC exclusive from a major game studio. And not just any major game studio. Details are...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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The TR Podcast 109: Dude, where's my Apple tax?
— 1:04 AM on April 9, 2012

In this episode of the TR Podcast, we cover everything from solid-state drives to new Radeons, with a sprinkling of reader mail and smartphone earbuds...

Type: Feature article Tags: Podcast

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Monday Shortbread
— 12:00 AM on April 9, 2012

Eight is Enough Bloomberg reports ex-Intel worker pleads guilty to stealing design documents Intel: "Knights Corner" MIC supercomputer chip in great shape...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Z77 motherboards from Asus, Gigabyte, and MSI
— 8:58 PM on April 8, 2012

Intel's Ivy Bridge processor may still be waiting in the wings, but the 7-series motherboards designed for it are already for sale. To provide...

Type: Feature article Tags: Motherboards Chipsets

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Easter Sunday Shortbread
— 12:00 AM on April 8, 2012

Eight is Enough AT&T's Wi-Fi experiment: Watch ads, get access - GigaOM The Verge: First Google tablet now expected in July due...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Saturday Shortbread
— 9:59 PM on April 7, 2012

The Starting Five THQ: Take-Two CEO's perception is 'outdated' - Joystiq AppleInsider: Apple's Ivy Bridge-powered iMacs rumored to debut in June VR-Zone: Intel...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Friday night topic: A strange new cultural avenue
— 4:53 PM on April 6, 2012

Although I've been here watching and helping document it the whole time, I am still vaguely amazed that we have gotten to the point where...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Internet

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