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Deal of the week: Graphics, RAM, PSUs, and games
— 4:18 PM on August 17, 2012

Let's kick off this deal post with Nvidia's new GeForce GTX 660 Ti, which we reviewed yesterday and featured in our latest system...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Power Memory Gaming

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UPDATED: Entire OnLive staff laid off
— 2:58 PM on August 17, 2012

Could the days of cloud gaming service OnLive be numbered? It's too early to know for sure, but according to a report by Mashable...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Internet Software

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David Kanter dissects 64-bit ARMv8 architecture
— 2:29 PM on August 17, 2012

ARM's practice of licensing its low-power CPU cores to practically anyone who wants to build a chip has been wildly successful in the past five...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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WinRT tablets will start at $300-400, Lenovo suggests
— 9:55 AM on August 17, 2012

It's doubtful Microsoft's Surface for Windows RT tablet will launch at $199, as the rumor mill has suggested. However, Lenovo now suggests Windows RT...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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CS:GO to get zero-day zombie mod
— 6:00 AM on August 17, 2012

Sick of zombies yet? No? Well, fear not, because game developers everywhere—both professionals and amateurs—are still working their hardest to run the whole thing into...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Friday Shortbread
— 4:10 AM on August 17, 2012

Eight is Enough C|Net: Judge says Apple's 'smoking crack' with giant witness list Valve's Gabe Newell doesn't mince words about Windows 8...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Creative revamps Sound Blaster audio lineup
— 11:29 AM on August 16, 2012

Creative is rolling out a new family of sound cards at the Gamescom convention this week. The Sound Blaster Z-Series appears to use the...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia

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Intel brings TRIM support to SSD RAID arrays
— 10:42 AM on August 16, 2012

TRIM is the best thing to happen to SSDs since the price of flash memory started falling. Now part of the Serial ATA specification,...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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New MPEG standard purportedly twice as efficient as H.264
— 10:04 AM on August 16, 2012

Over the past few years, H.264 video compression has permeated just about every corner of the tech world—YouTube, Blu-ray, cable and satellite HDTV, cell phones,...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia

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Thursday Shortbread
— 7:37 AM on August 16, 2012

Eight is Enough Nvidia unveils new weapon of choice for gamers—the Nvidia GeForce GTX 660 Ti GPU WSJ: Apple's new front in

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Catalyst 12.8 drivers have unified Vista, Win7, Win8 support
— 6:00 AM on August 16, 2012

There's now a fresh set of Catalyst graphics drivers to go with that evaluation copy of Windows 8 RTM. Radeon users can grab the...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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You can now download Windows 8 RTM as a 90-day trial
— 4:47 PM on August 15, 2012

Windows 8 is here! Well, sort of. The full, release-to-manufacturing version of Microsoft's new operating system isn't scheduled to hit stores until October 26. However, Microsoft...

Type: News story Tags: Windows

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Watch the Routine and Remember Me Gamescom trailers
— 12:47 PM on August 15, 2012

Numerous game trailers have been released to coincide with the ongoing Gamescom show in Germany. Some have been more impressive than others, and a...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Mad Catz keyboard has modular layout, integrated touchscreen
— 11:29 AM on August 15, 2012

There's a new high-end gaming keyboard in town, and it's different to say the least. At the Gamescom expo in Cologne, Germany, Mad Catz...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices

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Rumor: Windows RT Surface could cost $199
— 9:55 AM on August 15, 2012

Interesting. When it unveiled its Surface tablet in June, Microsoft said the Windows RT version of the device would be priced competitively with "comparable"...

Type: News story Tags: Windows Personal tech

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A Mac version of Origin is on the way
— 6:00 AM on August 15, 2012

As determined as ever to boldly go where Valve has gone before, EA...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Mac

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Wednesday Shortbread
— 12:00 AM on August 15, 2012

Eight is Enough Yahoo! Finance: Berkshire Hathaway liquidates stake in Intel over quarter Bloomberg: MKM Partner's Daniel Berenbaum reiterates sell rating on...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Mann vs. Machine co-op mode comes to Team Fortress 2
— 1:42 PM on August 14, 2012

Team Fortress 2 is the game that keeps giving. Valve's class-based multiplayer hit has received a steady stream of updates since being released nearly...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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