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Wednesday Shortbread
— 12:27 AM on August 1, 2012

Eight is Enough Computerworld India: Researcher demonstrates promising ways to attack Windows 8 Ars Technica: GNU founder Stallman calls DRM'd Steam for Linux...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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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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SSDs with next-gen NAND approach
— 11:28 AM on July 31, 2012

At the Computex trade show in Taipei, Taiwan earlier this year, the folks at SandForce told us to expect drives based on next-generation NAND in...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Budget Crucial v4 SSD targets 3Gbps SATA upgrades
— 10:44 AM on July 31, 2012

Adding a solid-state drive is often the best way to boost the performance of an aging system, especially if it's a laptop. Now, Crucial has...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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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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Tuesday Shortbread
— 5:50 AM on July 31, 2012

7 Up AllThingsD: Want Gigabit Internet? You don't have to move to Kansas City. DigiTimes: Intel executive hosts pre-show conference detailing ultrabook symposium...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Reports suggest imminent GeForce GTX 660 Ti launch
— 5:16 PM on July 30, 2012

Four months on from the release of the GTX 680, Nvidia still has a big, gaping hole in its GeForce 600 series. Older, 500-series models...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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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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Microsoft intros touch-friendly Win8 mice
— 11:22 AM on July 30, 2012

Need another hint that desktop users weren't a priority for Windows 8? Check out the Wedge Touch mouse Microsoft designed to accompany the OS....

Type: News story Tags: Input devices

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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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Windows 8 ''not awesome'' for Blizzard
— 6:00 AM on July 30, 2012

Another high-profile games industry executive has given Windows 8 the big ol' thumbs down. Commenting on Gabe Newell's recent interview with VentureBeat, Blizzard's Rob Pardo...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Monday Shortbread
— 12:00 AM on July 30, 2012

Eight is Enough VR-Zone: U.S. government argues it can keep MegaUpload assets frozen indefinitely X-bit labs: ASRock pre-announces AMP memory by AMD 9to5Mac:...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Sunday Shortbread
— 12:00 AM on July 29, 2012

Eight is Enough AllThingsD: Apple's "Samsung Didn't Copy Us" ad campaign postponed ZDNet: Is Valve's Linux gamble over Windows 8 a shot...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Saturday Shortbread
— 12:00 AM on July 28, 2012

Eight is Enough The NY Times: Apple officials said to consider stake in Twitter Ars Technica: Does Windows 8 succeed as a...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Friday night topic: Olympics time!
— 6:25 PM on July 27, 2012

The summer games in London are upon us. I think that means tonight the U.S. will get a re-broadcast of the opening ceremony from...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Deal of the week: a 7850 for $200, a 128GB SSD for $85, and more
— 5:35 PM on July 27, 2012

We've got a trifecta of hardware deals for you all this week, starting with a nice discount on OCZ's new 128GB Agility 4 solid-state drive. Newegg...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Storage Memory Gaming

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BF3: Aftermath to offer urban combat on four new maps
— 12:36 PM on July 27, 2012

Battlefield 3's Armored Kill DLC isn't due out until September, but already, EA has released details on the Aftermath expansion that's to follow. ...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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