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Deal of the week: Ever-cheaper SSDs and other bargains
— 5:13 PM on June 22, 2012

You probably got the memo by now: SSD prices are going down, down, down, and the deals are getting hotter. We have evidence in the...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Storage Gaming

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HDTV maker Vizio has intriguing ultrabooks
— 12:21 PM on June 22, 2012

I didn't think much of the news that Vizio was getting into the PC business. The company is best known for its HDTVs, which...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Mobile computing

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Leaked slides tease Haswell-EP details
— 11:21 AM on June 22, 2012

Although server-grade CPUs based on Intel's Ivy Bridge silicon have yet to arrive, rumors are already swirling about what's in the cards for Intel's next,...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Chipsets Servers Workstations

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High-DPI Acer tablet now available for $449.99
— 10:46 AM on June 22, 2012

Android tablets with high-DPI displays are finally breaking cover. As The Verge reports, Acer's Iconia Tab A700 is now available from Acer's own...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Dishonored dev: for us, the PC is 'a religion'
— 6:00 AM on June 22, 2012

I hadn't heard about Arkane Studios' Dishonored until our own Geoff Gasior wrote about those teaser trailers, but now, I'm waiting impatiently for...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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At last, Microsoft may have copied Apple properly
— 2:52 AM on June 22, 2012

Okay, I apologize for the shameful, troll-bait headline. I realize it's easy to misinterpret, so let me qualify with a statement: Microsoft didn't get where it...

Type: Blog post Tags: Miscellaneous Windows

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AMD's Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition
— 1:41 AM on June 22, 2012

AMD has added higher clock speeds and a PowerTune "boost" feature to the Radeon HD 7970 in a bid to reclaim the single-GPU performance crown....

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics

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Friday Shortbread
— 1:31 AM on June 22, 2012

Eight is Enough The Verge: Vizio reboots the PC: A quiet American success story takes on sleeping giants Mac Rumors: Retina MacBook Pro...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Release roundup: Cooler Master, Eurocom, Sharkoon, and Super Talent
— 4:31 PM on June 21, 2012

In the wake of Computex, big launches are usually followed by smaller ones—and, in some cases, availability of products we saw at the show. This...

Type: News story Tags: Cases Storage Input devices Mobile computing Workstations

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Thursday Shortbread
— 4:03 PM on June 21, 2012

7 Up VR-Zone: Nvidia slips out PCIe Gen 3.0 patch for GeForce Kepler on X79 systems X-bit labs: AMD to provide mail-in...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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SSD prices in steady, substantial decline
— 12:52 PM on June 21, 2012

SSD prices have fallen dramatically over the past year. We take a closer look at the current generation to track the decline.

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage

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Next-gen 3DMark trailer shows snazzy DX11 effects
— 9:55 AM on June 21, 2012

While Epic polishes up Unreal Engine 4, and Square Enix works on... whatever next-gen project it's working on, Futuremark is hard at work...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Rumor: Microsoft Surface tablets to cost $599, $799
— 6:00 AM on June 21, 2012

On Tuesday, Microsoft stated that its Surface tablet for Windows RT will be priced in line with "comparable" ARM tablets. It also said the...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Microsoft previews Windows Phone 8
— 2:46 PM on June 20, 2012

On the heels of its Surface tablet announcement, Microsoft has previewed another major product due out later this year: Windows Phone 8. The guys at...

Type: News story Tags: Personal tech

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Acer's new M5 ultrabooks start at $680
— 12:02 PM on June 20, 2012

Another day, another Ivy ultrabook announcement. This time, it's Acer, which has released details on the Aspire Timeline Ultra M5 notebook configurations that...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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SK Hynix to acquire SSD controller maker LAMD
— 10:57 AM on June 20, 2012

The storage market is no stranger to acquisitions. In the last year or so, Seagate bought Samsung's HDD business, Western Digital picked up Hitachi's...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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The obligatory Surface blog post
— 10:26 AM on June 20, 2012

Greetings, hippies. To be honest, I was going to simply ignore Microsoft's unveiling of the Surface tablet. I mean, tablets. As much fun as it's...

Type: Blog post Tags: Mac

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Firefox premieres new UI look in nightly build
— 9:38 AM on June 20, 2012

When it comes to modern browser design, it seems, all roads lead to Chrome. Mozilla developer Jared Wein has posted an early build of...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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