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OpenELEC puts Linux in the living room
— 11:26 AM on October 21, 2011

XBMC is by far my favorite media-center software. Recommending XBMC is easy, too, because it runs on Windows, OS X, and Linux. In...

Type: News story Tags: Software Operating systems

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Getting acquainted with Arduino
— 10:54 AM on October 21, 2011

I tend to think of myself as a well-rounded geek. Excluding the keyboard-cowboy day job, my attention is divided between hardware tinkering and...

Type: Blog post Tags: Miscellaneous

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Microsoft touts record first-quarter results
— 9:51 AM on October 21, 2011

Intel and Apple aren't the only companies to post record financial results. Microsoft, too, has announced the first quarter of its 2012 fiscal year, ended...

Type: News story Tags: Software Windows

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Jobs to Apple: Follow your own voice
— 6:00 AM on October 21, 2011

Considering the impact Steve Jobs has had on Apple, you'd think the folks there would have poured his essence into some sort of supercomputer to...

Type: News story Tags: Mac Personal tech

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Friday Shortbread
— 5:37 AM on October 21, 2011

The Pick 6 Engadget reports Microsoft has record Q1, rakes in $17.37 billion in revenue (updated: Skype plans revealed) WDD: HDD industry will be...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Release roundup: USB 3.0 drives, power supplies, and a 3D display
— 5:22 PM on October 20, 2011

The pickings are a little slimmer than usual this week, but a handful of product release announcements still lined our inbox today. Here they are: ...

Type: News story Tags: Power Storage Displays

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Windows 8 streamlines searches
— 12:11 PM on October 20, 2011

Although many PC enthusiasts cringe at the touch-friendly Metro user interface that will be a big part of Windows 8, it's clear that Microsoft hasn't...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems

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Indilinx Everest controller sets up shop in OCZ Octane SSDs
— 10:52 AM on October 20, 2011

OCZ has finally revealed more details about solid-state drives based on the Indilinx Everest controller it revealed this summer. The controller is an...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Battle of the Radeon HD 6950s
— 10:25 AM on October 20, 2011

We've gathered three souped-up Radeon HD 6950 graphics cards from Gigabyte, MSI, and XFX. Which one delivers the most bang for your buck?

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics

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Otellini: 22-nm Ivy Bridge production began last quarter
— 9:34 AM on October 20, 2011

While AMD's first 32-nm processors were starting to hit retail shelves last quarter—and AMD apparently had to contend with yield issues at GlobalFoundries—Intel was busy...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Next-gen Eee Pad Transformer launching November 9
— 6:00 AM on October 20, 2011

Following up on yesterday's teaser video, Asus Chairman Johnny Shih took to the stage at All Things D's AsiaD event in Hong Kong and...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Thursday Shortbread
— 12:23 AM on October 20, 2011

Eight is Enough WSJ reports Microsoft, others work on Yahoo! bid Intel: hp must keep its PC business unit - X-bit labs Wired...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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SSD scaling outside the sweet spot
— 10:32 PM on October 19, 2011

Fresh from rounding up a collection of the latest 120-128GB solid-state drives, we've turned our attention to a pack of 240-300GB models to see...

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage

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AMD releases third round of Catalyst 11.10 Preview drivers
— 3:59 PM on October 19, 2011

Third time's the charm, right? AMD has released a third Catalyst 11.10 "Preview" driver, combining the unified Rage and Battlefield 3 support of the

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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OCZ firmware update battles SandForce BSOD bug
— 12:54 PM on October 19, 2011

When we concluded our recent SSD round-up, we ended up recommending a handful of SandForce-based drives based on their pack-leading performance and strong value...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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AMD brings in Mark Papermaster as CTO
— 11:31 AM on October 19, 2011

These past few years have been quite eventful for Mark Papermaster. In 2008, he left IBM after a 26-year stretch to head the iPod...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

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Tactile Cherry MX switches bring clickety-clack to Cooler Master keyboard
— 10:46 AM on October 19, 2011

Cooler Master is the latest PC component maker to dive into the world of mechanical keyboards. The new QuickFire Rapid is targeted at...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices

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Asus teases next Eee Pad Transformer
— 9:34 AM on October 19, 2011

We've had no shortage of rumors about Asus' second-gen Eee Pad Transformer. Now, Asus has posted a video on its Facebook wall that teases...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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