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Deal of the week: SSDs, mice, games, and more
— 5:57 PM on January 4, 2013

Post-holiday sales are still popping up around the web, and as it happens, Newegg has one running today and through the weekend. Among the...

Type: News story Tags: Power Storage Memory Input devices Gaming

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SATA Express standard enters ratification phase
— 12:29 PM on January 4, 2013

We've clocked the latest 2.5" SSDs at nearly 550MB/s in sequential transfer rate tests. That speed isn't far off the peak theoretical transfer...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers Workstations

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PC Perspective offers a peek at capture-based frame latency measurement
— 12:24 PM on January 4, 2013

Back before I published my first "Inside the second" article, as I was still mulling over the issues in my head, I attended a...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Leaked roadmap teases Intel 530 Series SSDs
— 11:04 AM on January 4, 2013

Intel's 335 Series is pretty sweet. The SandForce-powered solid-state drive uses the latest 20-nm NAND and is only a step behind the very...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Surface for Windows 8 Pro may arrive on the 29th
— 9:52 AM on January 4, 2013

In late November, Microsoft revealed some fresh details about the Intel-powered version of its Surface tablet: more detailed specs, pricing, and so forth. The...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Lower-power Ivy chips coming to 'select' systems
— 6:00 AM on January 4, 2013

Remember those rumors about lower-wattage Ivy Bridge processors possibly showing up before the Haswell launch? Well, they're not rumors anymore. We now have confirmation—or...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Friday Shortbread
— 12:00 AM on January 4, 2013

The Pick 6 Google Official Blog: The FTC closes its antitrust review of Google Mashable: Twitter now valued at $11 billion, analyst...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Sony patent describes RFID-infused DRM
— 1:03 PM on January 3, 2013

DRM schemes were introduced to curb piracy, and they're increasingly being deployed as weapons against used-game sales. While most have been cracked or otherwise bypassed,...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Game consoles

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Ubuntu for smartphones looks promising
— 11:40 AM on January 3, 2013

Is there room for another smartphone OS? Canonical seems to think so. The company behind Ubuntu is bringing its Linux distribution to...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Operating systems Personal tech

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Leap motion control tech coming to high-end Asus PCs
— 9:42 AM on January 3, 2013

Ooh, interesting. Mere days ahead of CES, Asus has announced that it's going to add motion control technology to some of its upcoming PCs....

Type: News story Tags: Systems Input devices

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Samsung unveils 24'' touch monitor for Win8
— 6:00 AM on January 3, 2013

We've seen plenty of tablets, laptops, and all-in-one desktops with touch screens ripe for Windows 8, but surprisingly few standalone desktop monitors. However, Samsung seems...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Thursday Shortbread
— 4:52 AM on January 3, 2013

Reservations for Six AMD names Devinder Kumar Chief Financial Officer X-bit labs: AMD to officially roll out Kabini and Temash low-power APUs this...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Driver software to be tweaked to reduce Radeon frame latencies in series of updates
— 2:56 PM on January 2, 2013

To our surprise, we recently found that the GeForce GTX 660 Ti generally outperforms the Radeon HD 7950 in our latency-focused tests in many...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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PC Gamer previews 2013's upcoming titles
— 12:30 PM on January 2, 2013

2012 was a pretty good year for PC gamers. Sure, we had to share a lot of titles with consoles, but we also got...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Marvell invests in SSD maker Memoright
— 11:05 AM on January 2, 2013

Marvell is an important player in the SSD business. While its name doesn't appear on any drives, its controller technology resides inside popular SSDs...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Wednesday Shortbread
— 10:13 AM on January 2, 2013

Eight is Enough Inside Intel's TV service at GigaOM: No CES announcement, but plenty of juicy details Fudzilla: Intel spends fortune on perceptual...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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$249 Chromebook is Amazon's top-selling laptop
— 9:57 AM on January 2, 2013

We reviewed Samsung's latest Chromebook about a month ago. It's an interesting machine for sure, and at $249 for the Wi-Fi-only model, it's undoubtedly...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Win8 share reached 1.72% in December
— 6:00 AM on January 2, 2013

December usage share numbers are in, and according to Net Applications, Windows...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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