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MSI MPower board provides Go2BIOS firmware shortcut
— 2:25 PM on August 22, 2012

PCs boot pretty quickly these days, and getting into their firmware interfaces has become somewhat more difficult as a result. With a sufficiently fast system,...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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Archos intros 10-inch tablet hybrid
— 1:06 PM on August 22, 2012

Keyboards and screen covers seem to be the most popular tablet accessories these days, but they're typically sold separately. Archos' new 101 XS tablet includes...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Ubisoft CEO claims PC piracy rate 93-95%
— 11:19 AM on August 22, 2012

Ubisoft has become somewhat infamous for obnoxious DRM. An increasing number of its...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Nvidia details OEM version of GeForce GTX 660
— 10:03 AM on August 22, 2012

Nvidia released the GeForce GTX 660 Ti less than one week ago. Now, the company's website has added specifications for an "OEM" derivative of...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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Wednesday Shortbread
— 7:11 AM on August 22, 2012

Eight is Enough Businessweek: Dell forecast misses estimates as PC sales continue slump Reuters: Best Buy suspends profit outlook, share buybacks Intel and...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Samsung to invest $4 billion in Austin fab
— 6:00 AM on August 22, 2012

AMD founder Jerry Sanders is famous for saying that "only real men have...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing Personal tech

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CPU World details Haswell package configurations
— 3:54 PM on August 21, 2012

Intel's next-generation Haswell processor isn't due until next year, but CPU World says it has the goods on the various chip configurations we can expect....

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Cooling shroud spotted on ECS motherboard concept
— 12:00 PM on August 21, 2012

The old saying goes that good artists copy, and great artists steal. I'm not sure whether the shroud on ECS' X79R-AX Stealth concept motherboard qualifies as...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Cooling

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Crackers getting stronger, passwords still weak
— 11:08 AM on August 21, 2012

Every few months, it seems like another major website gets hacked. User accounts are often compromised, releasing millions of passwords into the darker corners of...

Type: News story Tags: Internet

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Win8 to include personal license for DIY system builders
— 9:50 AM on August 21, 2012

Microsoft has added a new user license for Windows 8. Dubbed the Personal Use License for System Builders, this license is designed for folks who...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems

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Tuesday Shortbread
— 9:31 AM on August 21, 2012

Eight is Enough eWeek: AMD blog site hacked—user names, encrypted passwords stolen Fudzilla: hp hires Nokia executive to get back into tablets CPU...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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IEEE taking input on next-gen Ethernet standard
— 6:00 AM on August 21, 2012

The Ethernet standard currently tops out at a staggering 100 Gbps, which requires...

Type: News story Tags: Networking Servers Workstations

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It's on: AMD trims Radeon prices yet again
— 7:36 PM on August 20, 2012

We noted in our GeForce GTX 660 Ti review that Nvidia had the advantage in terms of overall gaming performance per dollar. That...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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Right to resell downloaded music challenged in US court
— 2:46 PM on August 20, 2012

An EU court has already ruled that downloaded games and software can...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Gaming Internet

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CS: Global Offensive trailer sets stage for imminent release
— 10:50 AM on August 20, 2012

As I type this, over 67,000 people are playing Counter-Strike on Steam. That's more than the number of Modern Warfare 3 multiplayer and Skyrim combined....

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Borderlands 2 goes gold
— 10:11 AM on August 20, 2012

It's official. Gearbox CEO and President Randy Pitchford has confirmed on Twitter that Borderlands 2 has gone gold. The game won't actually be released...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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New discoveries improve battery recharging
— 9:15 AM on August 20, 2012

Researchers have made a couple of new discoveries that could have an impact on how batteries are charged. The first comes from a team at...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Hands-on with Synaptics' next-generation mobile input devices
— 8:00 AM on August 20, 2012

Synaptics' next-gen mobile input devices include a pressure-sensitive touchpad, a lower-latency touchscreen, and an ultra-thin keyboard with secret switch technology. We go hands-on to...

Type: Feature article Tags: Input devices

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