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Gamestop exec says Battlefield 3 isn't coming to Steam
— 9:32 AM on July 19, 2011

We're still lacking a formal announcement from either EA or Valve, but the evidence does seem to be piling up. Develop says an "unnamed...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Report: 23% of notebooks to be ARM-based in 2015
— 6:00 AM on July 19, 2011

Fresh from whipping up forecasts about quad- and hexa-core mobile processors, IHS iSuppli has published another, rather interesting round of numbers. This time,...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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National Daiquiri Day Shortbread
— 1:58 AM on July 19, 2011

7 Up AppleInsider: Apple set to release Lion, new MacBook Airs as soon as Wednesday Life without adapters: Ars Technica on how more...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Zotac's Z68-ITX WiFi Mini-ITX motherboard
— 12:03 AM on July 19, 2011

What has a Z68 chipset, a full-sized PCI Express x16 slot, integrated Wi-Fi, eight-phase CPU power, four USB 3.0 ports, and a footprint small enough...

Type: Feature article Tags: Motherboards

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SATA 3.1 spec brings swap standard, improved TRIM
— 4:55 PM on July 18, 2011

The Serial ATA International Organization—a.k.a. SATA-IO, the body that oversees the development of the SATA standard—has been busy. Earlier today, the group announced that its...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Hotmail to require better passwords
— 1:59 PM on July 18, 2011

People can't be trusted—especially when it comes to PC security. Regardless of how many times they've been warned against such actions, some folks continue...

Type: News story Tags: Internet

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New Steam update promises more efficient downloads
— 11:01 AM on July 18, 2011

Our favorite content delivery system just got a major upgrade. Valve has released a client update that, coupled with tweaked server software...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Software

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Mandela Day Shortbread
— 10:01 AM on July 18, 2011

Eight is Enough Apple earnings: A rare growth opportunity - Seeking Alpha VR-Zone reports GScreen's dual-screen laptop finally available Donanim Haber has Intel...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Intel adds $107, Sandy Bridge-based mobile Celeron
— 9:28 AM on July 18, 2011

Four weeks after its last batch of low-end, low-power Sandy Bridge chips, Intel has released another mobile CPU that's even cheaper and more stripped-down:...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Report: Apple, TSMC working on A6 chip manufacturing
— 6:00 AM on July 18, 2011

While Apple is busy capturing market share with computers and handhelds, the firm is also busy working on the successor to its home-brewed A5 system-on-a-chip....

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Personal tech

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What PC makers think is happening at retail
— 11:57 PM on July 17, 2011

Type: Blog post Tags: Mobile computing

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Llano in overtime: 1866MHz RAM & IGP-only power
— 11:51 PM on July 17, 2011

Will 1866MHz memory make a big difference to the performance of the AMD A8-3850 APU? How does power consumption look without a discrete GPU...

Type: Feature article Tags: CPUs Graphics

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National Ice Cream Day Shortbread
— 8:57 AM on July 17, 2011

Eight is Enough Akiba PC Hotline: AMD A8-3850 Llano overclocked to 4.9GHz (in Japanese) Mac Rumors: Apple's upcoming hardware refresh to include Thunderbolt LED...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Saturday Shortbread
— 11:11 AM on July 16, 2011

Eight is Enough Financial Post: Shaw clarifies position on Netflix rival, eases net neutrality concerns Reuters: Apple wins initial ITC ruling on...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Friday night topic: How the Internet changed your life
— 5:28 PM on July 15, 2011

In the mid-90s, I was in grad school, on the path to a second degree in the study of religion, when the burgeoning commercial Internet...

Type: News story Tags: Internet

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Deal of the week: 8GB of RAM for $53 shipped, and more
— 5:13 PM on July 15, 2011

So, it looks like memory prices are still on a steep downward trend. How much so? Our July 1 deal post featured an 8GB...

Type: News story Tags: Memory

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Intel acknowledges complaints about 320 Series bug
— 3:06 PM on July 15, 2011

As much as the folks at Intel like to talk up the reliability of their solid-state drives, firmware bugs still crop up every once in...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Report: Asus raises tablet shipment targets
— 10:46 AM on July 15, 2011

Although it has a long way to go to match the success of Apple's iPad, Asus' Eee Pad Transformer is apparently doing quite well....

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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