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Thunderbolt onboard two new Asus Z77 boards
— 11:28 AM on May 21, 2012

Adding Thunderbolt support to a desktop PC isn't as easy as dropping in an expansion card. Current Thunderbolt chipsets need to see a motherboard's...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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Release roundup: New coolers and old motherboards
— 5:18 PM on May 17, 2012

With the Computex trade show barely three weeks away, the flow of new releases from Far Eastern hardware makers is starting to slow. Still, a...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Cooling

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Video mockup shows Metro version of Firefox
— 1:46 PM on May 17, 2012

I apparently missed this last week, but it's worth a look if you haven't seen it. Ever wonder what Firefox will look like in Windows...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Chrome 19 arrives with tab syncing
— 4:57 PM on May 15, 2012

Google has started quietly rolling out the latest Chrome update, and there's a new feature that ought to please folks who juggle multiple PCs...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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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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DVD playback dropped from core Windows 8 features
— 9:37 AM on May 4, 2012

If you want to watch a DVD movie on Windows 8, you're going to need to spring for the Media Center upgrade. In a...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Operating systems

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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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Streaming video services may soon require cable TV subscriptions
— 11:31 AM on May 1, 2012

Thanks to streaming (and a little help from BitTorrent,) folks are increasingly ditching their cable TV service to watch videos online. The cable companies...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Internet

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Microsoft, Barnes & Noble partner up
— 4:32 PM on April 30, 2012

In a few short months, or maybe a little longer, Windows 8 will arrive aboard a whole fleet of new PCs and tablets. Will there...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Personal tech

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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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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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Zotac SuperClock ATX board spotted
— 11:15 AM on April 17, 2012

When touring Zotac's production facility last year, we learned that the Mini-ITX motherboard maker would be returning to the ATX market with enthusiast-class products....

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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Release roundup: a 7-series mobo and more
— 5:29 PM on April 12, 2012

This week in our look at miscellaneous product launches and announcements, we've got news from Biostar, iBuypower, and StarTech. Biostar launches...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Storage Systems

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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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