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Counter-Strike: Global Offensive pre-orders get early beta access
— 9:39 AM on August 8, 2012

Valve is making it hard to resist buying the new Counter-Strike game. It's not just that Global Offensive is already on sale for $13.49, 10%...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Day Z breaks a million players, will have standalone version
— 11:30 AM on August 7, 2012

The modding community has long been one of the best things about PC gaming. Although things have died down a little in recent years,...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Rise of the Triad reboot previewed
— 6:00 AM on August 7, 2012

As we learned last week, an Unreal Engine 3-powered Rise of the Triad reboot is in the works. Interceptor Entertainment is developing the game,...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Galaxy Note 10.1 adds stylus to 10-inch tablet
— 11:51 AM on August 6, 2012

Samsung's Galaxy Note is a curious device. It's too large to be a smartphone, too small to be a tablet, and there's an old-school...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices Mobile computing Personal tech

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Carmack keynote touches on Doom 4, VR displays
— 10:49 AM on August 6, 2012

When id Software programmer John Carmack speaks, people listen. In fact, folks line up for the chance to hear the guy live. Carmack's...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Gaming

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Valve files hint at Source 2 engine, Episode 3
— 9:31 AM on August 6, 2012

Last month, Valve released its Source Filmmaker application, allowing fans of Team Fortress 2 to create their own animated cut-scenes. Already, the Source Filmmaker...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Internal e-mail: Jobs was 'very receptive' to 7'' iPad
— 6:00 AM on August 6, 2012

In public, Steve Jobs dumped all over the idea of a 7" iPad. AppleInsider quoted him two years ago as saying, "The reason we...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Acer falters as tablet surge continues
— 11:32 AM on August 3, 2012

Apple pretty much created the market for consumer tablets with the original iPad, and it's by far the most dominant player in the space. ...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Skyrim's Dawnguard DLC now available on Steam
— 6:00 AM on August 3, 2012

Ready to lose several more weekends to dungeon exploration and looting? Good, because the first expansion—sorry, DLC—for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is now out...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Updated: Twitter account promises return of Rise of the Triad
— 12:14 PM on August 2, 2012

Remember Rise of the Triad? Ok, most of you probably don't. The first-person shooter came out way back in 1995 and used a...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Valve: Left 4 Dead 2 already runs faster on Linux
— 9:48 AM on August 2, 2012

Porting games to a new operating system can be tricky. When the Mac version of Portal came out two years ago, folks remarked that...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Oculus Rift VR headset seeks Kickstarter funding
— 11:25 AM on August 1, 2012

Want to help fund the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset? There's a Kickstarter for that. The folks behind the gaming-focused VR googles have taken to...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Gaming

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EA announces Battlefield 4 release window
— 9:36 AM on August 1, 2012

We're still a ways from a proper release date announcement, but at least we now know something we didn't. As VideoGamer.com reports, EA revealed...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Microsoft revamps webmail with Outlook.com
— 4:52 PM on July 31, 2012

Goodbye Hotmail, hello Outlook.com. Microsoft has launched a preview of its new web-based e-mail service, and it looks... surprisingly not-awful. Microsoft has streamlined the...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Samsung prepping 11.8'' tablet with 2560x1600 panel
— 9:40 AM on July 31, 2012

The unending legal war between Samsung and Apple does have some upsides. We've gotten glimpses of iPad and iPhone prototypes that would have...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Microsoft confirms October 26 Surface launch
— 6:00 AM on July 31, 2012

Mark your calendars, folks. I suppose this should come as no surprise, but...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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GameStop exploring resale options for downloadable games
— 12:18 PM on July 30, 2012

Earlier this month, the Court of Justice of the European Union ruled that software downloads can be resold. Perhaps in response to that...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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UPDATED: Ubisoft DRM allegedly installs backdoor
— 10:06 AM on July 30, 2012

Isn't it great when game publishers push overly invasive DRM? Not only does...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Software

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