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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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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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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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Valve's sticking with Source for now
— 6:00 AM on October 19, 2011

id Software premiered its id Tech 5 engine in Rage earlier this month, and Epic's Tim Sweeney is hard at work on Unreal Engine...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Wednesday Shortbread
— 12:13 AM on October 19, 2011

The Pick 6 PCWorld reports Ballmer feels lucky Microsoft didn't buy Yahoo! in 2008 X-bit labs: AMD wants Fusion APUs to be "

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Apple revenue, iPhone shipments miss Street forecasts
— 5:36 PM on October 18, 2011

On the heels of Intel, Apple posted record breaking quarterly results of its own this afternoon. However, as Reuters reports, Apple shares took...

Type: News story Tags: Mac Personal tech

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Intel posts record third-quarter revenue, earnings
— 4:23 PM on October 18, 2011

The economy might be sputtering, but Intel is doing better than ever, at least judging by the company's third-quarter results announcement. The chipmaker claims...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Microsoft reveals projected, pocketable touch interfaces
— 12:08 PM on October 18, 2011

Microsoft's annual R&D budget is huge—$9.6 billion for 2011, to be exact. Over the years, a chunk of that research money has gone into...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices

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Batman: Arkham City gets rave reviews, November 15 PC release
— 10:52 AM on October 18, 2011

Batman: Arkham Asylum was a surprise hit, setting expectations high for its sequel, Arkham City. The console crowd gets to play the new game...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Video tutorial demystifies liquid nitrogen overclocking
— 9:36 AM on October 18, 2011

Hoping to build a liquid-nitrogen-cooled overclocking rig this weekend? What do you mean, "no"? Okay, well, if you were, you'd probably enjoy Corsair's latest tutorial...

Type: News story Tags: Cooling

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More future ultrabooks could have hybrid storage
— 6:00 AM on October 18, 2011

If you've followed the recent ultrabook releases, you might have noticed that Acer's Aspire S3 features 20GB of solid-state storage and 320GB of mechanical...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Mobile computing

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