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Deal of the week: Cheap storage for Steam's Summer Sale
— 1:24 PM on July 13, 2012

Valve's Steam Summer Sale is in full swing, giving us a good starting point for this week's deals post. There are a few...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Storage Gaming

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Epic's Minecraft-inspired Fortnite a PC exclusive
— 9:27 AM on July 13, 2012

PC exclusives are rare in the gaming industry, but Epic is cooking up one based on the next-generation Unreal Engine 4. In recent years,...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Latest Borderlands 2 trailer takes cues from The Lion King
— 11:56 AM on July 12, 2012

Dubstep is everywhere lately. Like a bad case of measles or the mumps, it's spread from game trailer to game trailer, even propagating to the...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Rockstar makes multiplayer cheaters face each other
— 12:12 PM on July 11, 2012

Despite attempts to prevent it, cheating is still a problem in multiplayer games. Rockstar has an interesting solution. Instead of booting cheaters off...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Valve's Source Filmmaker now available on Steam
— 11:07 AM on July 11, 2012

Valve has produced some pretty slick promotional videos for its games, most notably Team Fortress 2. Now, anyone can try their hand at making...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Gaming

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Valve to let gamers choose which games end up on Steam
— 9:36 AM on July 10, 2012

Game publishing seems to be getting a lot more democratic lately. This year, several titles have made headlines for receiving generous funding directly from...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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AMD: Second-quarter revenue will fall short of estimates
— 6:00 AM on July 10, 2012

Here's the latest in AMD's ever-growing string of misfortunes. After posting a $590 million loss last quarter, AMD proudly announced that its revenue would...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

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New screenshots show survival MMOFPS Survivarium
— 4:33 PM on July 9, 2012

I'm still disappointed that S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 was cancelled, but I'm intrigued by the next project from its developers: Survivarium, a free-to-play, massively multiplayer first-person shooter...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Microsoft confirms October release for Windows 8
— 1:45 PM on July 9, 2012

Well, it's official: Windows 8 will become commercially available in late October. Microsoft spilled the beans at its Worldwide Partner Conference in Toronto this morning,...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Day Z mod surpasses 420k players in three months
— 6:00 AM on July 9, 2012

Zombies are in these days, and there's no shortage of games featuring lurching hordes of walkers. Right now, none might be as popular as...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Deal of the week: Cheap storage and CPUs, plus an ultraportable
— 11:14 AM on July 6, 2012

SSD prices have plummeted over the past year. No wonder solid-state drives have been regular fixtures in our weekly deals posts. There are plenty...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Storage Mobile computing

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Gigabyte doubles down on Thunderbolt ports
— 6:00 AM on July 6, 2012

A single Thunderbolt port has an obscene amount of bandwidth: 10Gbps in each direction per channel, with two channels per port. The interconnect standard...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Displays

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Quantum Conundrum demo free on Steam
— 10:54 AM on July 5, 2012

If you liked Portal, you might want to check out the Quantum Conundrum demo that's been released on Steam. The game was designed by...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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EU court rules software downloads can be resold
— 6:00 AM on July 5, 2012

Is your Origin folder overstuffed with games you don't play anymore? Did you get carried away during the last Steam sale and end up...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Software

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Only 11% of Android devices run Ice Cream Sandwich
— 11:06 AM on July 3, 2012

Android 4.0, otherwise known as Ice Cream Sandwich, was released last fall. More than eight months later, it's migrated to just 11% of Android...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Operating systems Personal tech

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Microsoft to offer cheap Windows 8 upgrades to everyone
— 6:00 AM on July 3, 2012

You get a cheap Windows 8 upgrade! And you get a cheap Windows 8 upgrade! Everyone gets a cheap Windows 8 upgrade! Yes, it seems, Microsoft...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Sony buys Gaikai cloud gaming service
— 11:00 AM on July 2, 2012

Sony is getting into cloud-based gaming in a big way. The PlayStation maker just announced that it's buying Gaikai for $380 million. According to the...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Internet

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Restrictions on Windows 8 in-place upgrades detailed
— 6:00 AM on June 29, 2012

Windows 8's retail release is fast approaching. Unless the new Metro user interface gives you a rash, you might be thinking of upgrading—and an in-place...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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