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Borderlands 2 ''girlfriend mode'' stirs controversy
— 1:01 PM on August 13, 2012

Borderlands 2 lead designer John Hemingway appears to have stepped in it. In an interview with Eurogamer, he revealed that the game's fifth...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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EA expects 40% of revenue from digital sales
— 11:24 AM on August 13, 2012

Valve is a privately held company, so it's under no obligation to share financial details with the public. As a result, we don't have...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Internet

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TR BBQ IX: probably the best yet
— 10:38 AM on August 13, 2012

The ninth annual edition of the TR BBQ is in the books, and it may just go down as the best one yet. We converged...

Type: News story Tags: The Tech Report

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ARM, GlobalFoundries join forces on 20 nm and FinFET devices
— 9:38 AM on August 13, 2012

Last month, ARM announced a partnership with TSMC involving sub-20-nm chips with FinFET, or non-planar, transistors. That results of that partnership are expected in...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Mobile computing Personal tech

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Google to rank down alleged copyright infringers
— 6:00 AM on August 13, 2012

Has Google caved to pressure from copyright holders? Without explanation last Friday, the company announced that its search algorithm will soon start ranking down...

Type: News story Tags: Internet

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Monday Shortbread
— 12:00 AM on August 13, 2012

The Starting Five TechCrunch: VP pick, Paul Ryan, has (mostly) been a friend to technology TorrentFreak: µTorrent becomes ad-supported to rake in...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Sunday Shortbread
— 12:15 AM on August 12, 2012

Eight is Enough AllThingsD: Apple offered to license its patents to Samsung for $30 per smartphone, $40 per tablet Attendly: Linux founder Linus Torvalds...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Saturday Shortbread
— 1:12 PM on August 11, 2012

Eight is Enough Toronto Star: Canadian hacker dupes Walmart to win Def Con prize Businessweek: Paul Otellini on Intel and the PC's...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Deal of the week: Storage and memory coupons
— 5:27 PM on August 10, 2012

This week's deal post is all about getting the most gigs for your buck, whether you're looking at memory, solid-state drives, or good old-fashioned mechanical...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Memory

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Next-gen Samsung SoC has USB 3.0, WQXGA display support
— 1:33 PM on August 10, 2012

Looks like next-generation Samsung smartphones and tablets will boast PC-class storage interfaces. Samsung's...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Storage Mobile computing

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Eye candy abounds in Crysis 3 trailer
— 10:52 AM on August 10, 2012

This morning's dose of graphics eye candy is brought to you by Crytek. The developer has released a CryEngine3 Tech Trailer that shows...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Metro is now 'Modern UI style'
— 9:58 AM on August 10, 2012

Talk about an unfortunate name change. Last week, we learned that Microsoft was in the process of deprecating its Metro brand, possibly because of...

Type: News story Tags: Software Windows

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Release roundup: GPU-toting nettops and cheap gamer keyboards
— 6:00 AM on August 10, 2012

Every week, we gather press releases that slipped through the net of our daily coverage, and we post them in the release roundup. Here's this...

Type: News story Tags: Cases Systems Input devices

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Friday Shortbread
— 3:44 AM on August 10, 2012

Eight is Enough Ars Technica: As Mac Pro stagnates, PC workstations muscle ahead Fudzilla: AMD's Vishera ES FX-series CPU benchmarked and Haswell comes...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Nvidia posts modest revenue growth
— 4:49 PM on August 9, 2012

The results for Nvidia's latest fiscal quarter are in. It looks like the company enjoyed modest revenue growth compared to last year, though its...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Mobile computing Personal tech

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Thursday Shortbread
— 1:58 PM on August 9, 2012

Eight is Enough Reuters: Judge in Google-Oracle case seeks names of paid reporters, bloggers Bay News 9: Ex-Intel worker gets 3 years...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Disney's REVEL tech brings texture to touch
— 1:16 PM on August 9, 2012

Touch interfaces are becoming increasingly prevalent, but they crucially lack tactile feedback. Haptic feedback can help by using mechanical force, usually in the form...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices

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Sleeping Dogs gets PC-specific goodies
— 12:07 PM on August 9, 2012

Add Sleeping Dogs to the list of upcoming titles with PC-specific features. The game's open world will be more detailed on the PC thanks...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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