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Report: YouTube preparing paid channel subscriptions
— 1:24 PM on May 6, 2013

For years, cable TV subscribers have asked for a-la-carte service that would allow channels to be purchased individually. Cable providers have resisted, but it...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Internet

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Corsair to get $75M cash injection, pursue more buyouts
— 6:03 PM on April 29, 2013

Earlier this morning, Fortune posted a story saying Corsair was about to...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Cases Cooling Input devices

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Bloomberg: Amazon to release set-top box this year
— 6:00 AM on April 25, 2013

Remember when Amazon was just an online bookstore? Today, the e-tail giant...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Personal tech

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Gigabyte teases next-gen Haswell board
— 9:11 AM on April 19, 2013

Next-generation Haswell motherboards are approaching, and Gigabyte has teased a few details about what it has in store for the new platform. The firm has...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Multimedia

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Xonar U7 pipes HD audio over USB
— 9:14 AM on April 18, 2013

Asus' lineup of Xonar audio products has been confined predominantly to PCI and PCI Express sound cards. The firm is slowly expanding its selection of...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia

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Zotac intros wireless streaming, external RAID boxes
— 6:00 AM on March 8, 2013

We're used to seeing Zotac churn out small-form-factor PCs—not to mention graphics cards and tiny motherboards—on a regular basis, but it's rare when the company...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Storage

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Release roundup: SD cards, PSUs, workstation GPUs, and a gaming headset
— 5:34 PM on March 7, 2013

This week in the roundup, we've got fresh fodder from Adata, Enermax, Nvidia, and Thermaltake. Adata launches Premier UHS-I SDHC/SDXC and...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Multimedia Power Storage

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LG buys WebOS, will use it to power smart TVs
— 12:38 PM on February 25, 2013

It seems oddly fitting, doesn't it? The day HP announces its first Android tablet, we learn that the company has sold WebOS to another...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Mobile computing Software

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Which Blu-ray player software for Windows?
— 10:09 AM on February 18, 2013

Hey, all. News will be slow around here today, since it's President's Day. I do have a question for you, though. What do you...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Software

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Intel confirms plans for TV service
— 6:00 AM on February 13, 2013

We've been hearing rumors about an Internet TV service from Intel for... well,...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Personal tech

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WD intros $70 Apple TV, Roku lookalike
— 9:03 AM on February 12, 2013

Western Digital is no stranger to the living room, and we're familiar with the company's past efforts there. The newly announced WD TV...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Personal tech

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Corsair buys up Scottish audio firm
— 6:00 AM on February 12, 2013

Looks like launching its own speakers and headphones was only the beginning. In a low-key announcement yesterday, Corsair revealed that it has acquired...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia

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New Diamond sound card has C-Media inside
— 6:56 PM on January 9, 2013

The PC audio market doesn't get a lot of love, but we'll be treated to a new sound card in March. That's when Diamond...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia

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New USB 3.0 spec to hit 10 Gbps data rate
— 10:30 AM on January 7, 2013

Eat your heart out, Thunderbolt. The USB 3.0 Promoter Group has announced a "supplement" to the USB 3.0 specification that will raise data rates...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Storage Systems Miscellaneous

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Report: Intel plans staggered rollout for TV service
— 12:17 PM on December 31, 2012

Back in March, we learned that Intel is cooking up an Internet-based TV service for the living room. The initial version will debut at...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia

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Researchers demo vector-based video codec
— 1:13 PM on December 13, 2012

Modern video codecs rely on pixels to represent moving pictures. That method works well enough, but there are some inherent problems. Lower-resolution videos can't be...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Software

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Downloaded documentary tells Napster's story
— 10:49 AM on December 10, 2012

Napster forever changed not only the music industry, but also the Internet. The seminal music sharing service was a revelation when it was released in...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Internet

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Release roundup: Gaming headphones and workstation goodies
— 5:37 PM on August 30, 2012

We've got a mix of workstation hardware and enthusiast gear in this week's release roundup. Announcements from Cooler Master, Kingston, and Sapphire have all made...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Multimedia Storage

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