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Jury finds Samsung violated Apple patents
— 6:55 PM on August 24, 2012

The jury in Apple's patent infringement case against Samsung has found that Samsung violated a great many of the patents Apple sought to enforce, and...

Poll Question: • Your reaction to the Apple-Samsung verdict?

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Personal tech

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Is the subscription MMO model dead?
— 2:07 PM on August 24, 2012

Is there any future for MMOs that charge a monthly fee? Unless they're called World of Warcraft, maybe not. This article at Kotaku takes...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Deal of the week: Discounted Radeons, SSDs, and a mechanical keyboard
— 12:38 PM on August 24, 2012

Earlier this week, AMD trimmed mid-range Radeon prices, providing plenty of fooder for this week's deals post. For the most part, the discounts...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Storage Input devices

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Terabyte Toshiba hybrid drive has 8GB of NAND cache
— 11:01 AM on August 24, 2012

Seagate has been selling hybrid hard drives that combine flash memory with traditional mechanical platters for several years. We've reviewed a couple of...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Dual Tahiti GPUs team up on PowerColor Devil 13
— 9:55 AM on August 24, 2012

Although AMD has yet to answer Nvidia's GeForce GTX 690 with a comparable dual-GPU Radeon, that hasn't stopped PowerColor from coming up with one of...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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Gigabyte reveals two Mini-ITX Ivy Bridge boards
— 6:00 AM on August 24, 2012

Add Gigabyte to the list of motherboard makers with Mini-ITX boards primed for Ivy Bridge. The company has posted pictures of two new...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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Friday Shortbread
— 4:31 AM on August 24, 2012

Eight is Enough DigiTimes: Chip demand for PCs slows, say IC designers The Official Microsoft Blog: Microsoft unveils a new look (thanks...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Sleeping Dogs demo available on Steam
— 1:03 PM on August 23, 2012

Sleeping Dogs was released last week, and it seems to be pretty popular with critics and gamers. The PC version has a MetaCritic score...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Release roundup: Windowed cases, 1200W power, and an OC-friendly mobo
— 11:31 AM on August 23, 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: Motherboards Cases Power

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Stereoscopic 3D not a priority for EA games
— 10:00 AM on August 23, 2012

We took our first look at stereoscopic 3D on the PC back in 2009. At the time, we weren't sold on the technology. We...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Zotac updates Zbox Nano with Brazos 2.0
— 6:00 AM on August 23, 2012

We loved the Zotac Zbox Nano AD10 when we reviewed it last year. Into a chassis small enough to fit in the palm of...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Chipsets Systems

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Thursday Shortbread
— 12:00 AM on August 23, 2012

Eight is Enough Business Insider: hp earnings in line, lowers guidance slightly (thanks dpaus) Ars Technica: In closing arguments, Apple lawyer tells Samsung: "

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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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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