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Activision settles with former Infinity Ward heads
— 6:00 AM on June 1, 2012

In March 2010, mere months after the record-breaking release of Infinity Ward's Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, publisher Activision Blizzard summarily fired the...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Friday Shortbread
— 12:00 AM on June 1, 2012

Eight is Enough Ars Technica: Google wins crucial API ruling, Oracle's case decimated AppleInsider: Reliable source says no chance Apple will ax...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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After new beta Catalysts, AMD to slow driver release cycle
— 5:37 PM on May 31, 2012

There's a new set of graphics drivers out for Radeon users. The Catalyst 12.6 Beta Driver is available here, and it adds a handful...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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Windows 8 Release Preview now available
— 3:33 PM on May 31, 2012

Microsoft teased an early June debut for the Windows 8 Release Preview last month, but I guess it decided to pull the trigger early....

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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RotoSub brings active noise cancellation to Noctua fans
— 12:19 PM on May 31, 2012

Noctua builds some very nice cooling gear, including several kinds of low-noise fans. We've spoken with the company at length about all the little...

Type: News story Tags: Cooling

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Gigabyte's X11 notebook weighs less than a kilogram
— 11:15 AM on May 31, 2012

As promised last week, Gigabyte has taken the wraps of what it claims is the world's lightest notebook. Say hello to the X11,...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Why did Bulldozer disappoint? Some possible answers
— 11:12 AM on May 31, 2012

AMD's "Bulldozer" microarchitecture has been something of a disappointment, particularly in the FX desktop processors, where it doesn't consistently outperform AMD's prior-generation Phenom II...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Servers

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Microsoft may kill Start menu hacks for Windows 8
— 9:54 AM on May 31, 2012

In Windows 8, Microsoft is killing the Start menu and replacing it with the Metro Start screen. That move essentially forces users to dance back...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Verizon to raise FiOS speeds, offer 300Mbps service
— 6:00 AM on May 31, 2012

If you're lucky enough to get Verizon's FiOS service where you live, you're in for a treat. Verizon has announced that, starting next month, it...

Type: News story Tags: Internet

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Thursday Shortbread
— 12:00 AM on May 31, 2012

Eight is Enough AnandTech on the Bulldozer aftermath: Delving even deeper Fudzilla: hp ready to roll out first Brazos 2.0 notebooks CPU World:...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Crysis 2 returns to Steam with DLC in tow
— 6:48 PM on May 30, 2012

It's baaack. Close to a year after being dropped from Steam, Crysis 2 has returned to Valve's content delivery service. The Maximum...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Poll: What will happen first?
— 12:39 PM on May 30, 2012

It's time to peer into our crystal balls and predict the future. There are a number of things in the tech industry that should—or at...

Poll Question: • What will happen first?

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Storage Operating systems

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John Carmack working with open-source VR headset
— 11:11 AM on May 30, 2012

During my misspent youth, we used to hang out at an Internet cafe that had a virtual reality headset. The headset was hooked up to...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Gaming

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OCZ debuts Agility 4 solid-state drives
— 9:58 AM on May 30, 2012

In recent years, OCZ seems to have eased the frantic pace of its SSD releases. The company is still churning out new drives on a...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Moody indie game has you play as a two-year-old
— 6:00 AM on May 30, 2012

I'm a sucker for survival horror games, especially moody ones that trade monsters for atmosphere. While perusing Rock, Paper, Shotgun last night, I came...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Wednesday Shortbread
— 12:00 AM on May 30, 2012

Eight is Enough Nomura Securities on semiconductors: Intel Plus Nvidia would be a scary combination The Verge: RIM halts stock trading, will 'likely...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Samsung, Google unwrap new Chrome OS laptop, nettop
— 5:17 PM on May 29, 2012

Next-generation Chromebooks are here. Earlier today, Google and Samsung announced the new-and-improved Series 5 Chromebook, which features a revamped version of Chrome OS...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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5'' LG display has IPS tech and 1080p resolution
— 11:56 AM on May 29, 2012

Forget 720p smartphone displays. LG has developed a 5" screen that serves up 1920x1080 pixels. Do the math, and that's 440 pixels per...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Mobile computing Personal tech

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