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Deal of the week: A 60GB SSD for $55 and a PSU for $24
— 5:54 PM on May 11, 2012

We've got a couple of pretty juicy deals for you all this week. The first is OCZ's Agility 3 60GB solid-state drive, which is on...

Type: News story Tags: Power Storage

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Mozilla, Google bemoan Windows RT browser lockdown
— 9:46 AM on May 10, 2012

The ARM version of Windows 8 (a.k.a. Windows RT) is meant to feature both the Metro and Desktop environments, and in Microsoft's words, it's

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Apple reportedly patches FileVault password bug
— 4:31 PM on May 9, 2012

So, apparently, that OS X password-revealing bug we wrote about on Tuesday has been squashed. Apple released a new update to OS X...

Type: News story Tags: Mac

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$799 MacBook Air may debut later this year
— 1:48 PM on May 7, 2012

Apple might introduce a dramatically cheaper MacBook Air soon, if we're to believe the latest whispers from the Far East. DigiTimes quotes "sources from...

Type: News story Tags: Mac

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OS X bug uncovers user passwords
— 6:01 AM on May 7, 2012

This isn't shaping up to be a great year for Mac security. On the heels of last month's Flashback trojan pandemic, reports indicate that...

Type: News story Tags: Mac

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It's official: Microsoft to kill its Windows Live brand
— 6:00 AM on May 4, 2012

The rumor mill predicted it some time ago, and now, Microsoft has made it official: Windows 8 will herald the death of the Windows...

Type: News story Tags: Software Operating systems Windows

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Mozilla to unify Firefox visuals across PCs, phones, tablets
— 5:01 PM on May 2, 2012

More user-interface changes are coming to Firefox—and this time, Mozilla isn't just freshening up the desktop version of its browser. In a presentation at the...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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New Steam beta offers remote library management
— 10:48 AM on May 2, 2012

Valve has made a habit out of deeply discounting games on Steam. There's a new deal every day and often a multitude of games...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Software

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Internet Explorer unpopular but maybe not that bad
— 12:53 PM on May 1, 2012

Internet Explorer seems to have been largely shunned by PC enthusiasts. Google Analytics tells me that only 18% of our traffic for the last month...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Firefox 3.6 to get auto-updated to Firefox 12
— 6:00 AM on April 30, 2012

Still using Firefox 3.6? That might not last for much longer. ComputerWorld reports that Mozilla will roll out Firefox 12 as an automatic update...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Release roundup: Cases, memory, and power
— 6:05 PM on April 26, 2012

This week in our rundown of miscellaneous release announcements, we're looking at new gear from Cooler Master, G.Skill, and Rosewill: Cooler...

Type: News story Tags: Cases Power Memory

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Thermaltake covers high-end CPU cooler with 10-year warranty
— 12:09 PM on April 25, 2012

A decade is an eternity in the PC industry. Ten years ago, the Pentium 4 was trading blows with the Athlon XP, hard drives...

Type: News story Tags: Cooling

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Apple posts preposterous revenue, profit growth
— 6:00 AM on April 25, 2012

We've gotten used to record-breaking Apple results these past few years, but the company's latest financials really take the cake. Apple managed to practically...

Type: News story Tags: Mac Personal tech

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Google Drive becomes official
— 4:15 PM on April 24, 2012

I guess the rumors were right—this time. Google has officially taken the wraps off its Drive service, which promises 5GB of free cloud storage...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Adobe CS6 supports OpenCL acceleration
— 12:23 PM on April 24, 2012

Applications that support OpenCL are still relatively rare. The API is designed to allow software to tap graphics horsepower for general-purpose computing tasks. ...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Software

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Deal of the week: SSDs, RAM, and other three-letter acronyms
— 5:01 PM on April 13, 2012

This week's deal post is all about three-letter acronyms and initialisms. Let's start with SSDs: Newegg is running one of its Shell Shocker promotions on...

Type: News story Tags: Power Storage Memory Gaming

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Intel recommends standardization for ultrabook batteries
— 2:19 PM on April 13, 2012

At the Intel Developer Forum in Beijing, China, Intel is advocating a standardized battery design for ultrabooks. Although the firm concedes that high-end ultrabook...

Type: News story Tags: Power Mobile computing

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Latest Chrome beta gets tab sync
— 6:00 AM on April 11, 2012

Chrome has been getting more and more synchronization features over time, and now, Google is adding the icing on the cake: tab synchronization across multiple...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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