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IHS iSuppli: Hard drive prices won't return to normal till 2014
— 6:00 AM on June 7, 2012

Global supply of mechanical hard drives will recover from last year's Thai flooding in the third quarter, but prices aren't expected to return to their...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Thursday Shortbread
— 12:00 AM on June 7, 2012

Eight is Enough AppleInsider: New part numbers reveal Apple to refresh most of Mac lineup at WWDC SemiAccurate: AMD delays desktop Trinity...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Square Enix shows impressive DirectX 11 tech demo
— 5:37 PM on June 6, 2012

Is this how games would look if they weren't targeted at ancient console hardware? If so, wow. Final Fantasy series developer Square Enix has posted some...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Lucid Dynamix increases gaming fluidity on notebook IGPs
— 11:30 AM on June 6, 2012

Computex — Lucid has done all kinds of interesting things in systems with multiple graphics processors. Now, it's targeting notebooks equipped only with Intel integrated...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Mobile computing Gaming

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First AMD Brazos 2.0 APUs break cover
— 11:25 AM on June 6, 2012

While everyone was busy swooning over the latest ultrabooks at Computex in Taiwan yesterday, AMD took the wraps off its new 2012 E-Series APU platform....

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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Gigabyte puts server chipset on Sandy Bridge-E motherboard
— 10:45 AM on June 6, 2012

Computex — Despite its breathtaking bandwidth, Intel's X79 platform was somewhat of a disappointment when it launched. The chipset lacked the extra SAS and SATA...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Chipsets

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Nvidia tops GeForce 600M series with Kepler-based GPU
— 6:00 AM on June 6, 2012

Since March, the fastest members of the GeForce GTX 600M series have been older, 40-nm GPUs based on Nvidia's Fermi architecture. No longer. Nvidia

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Mobile computing

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Wednesday Shortbread
— 12:00 AM on June 6, 2012

Eight is Enough Pre to postmortem: The inside story of the death of Palm and webOS - The Verge Google Official Blog:...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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New Broadcom SoCs promise cheaper 802.11ac routers
— 4:41 PM on June 5, 2012

Last week, we talked about two of the very first routers to feature 5G Wi-Fi connectivity (also known as 802.11ac). The devices promise transfer...

Type: News story Tags: Networking

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ASRock doubles down on Thunderbolt ports, cables
— 10:51 AM on June 5, 2012

Computex — While touring ASRock's booth at the Computex trade show in Taipei, Taiwan this afternoon, we caught a glimpse of a rather interesting Thunderbolt...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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Corsair Neutron SSDs employ new controller
— 9:58 AM on June 5, 2012

Computex — There's a truly staggering number of solid-state drives on the market these days. However, the number of unique controller, NAND, and firmware...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Watch Dogs has hacking, gunplay in an open-world Chicago
— 9:52 AM on June 5, 2012

The folks at Ubisoft Montreal are working on a new game, and it's not yet another Assassin's Creed sequel. Rather, Watch Dogs is based on fresh IP and...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Tuesday Shortbread
— 12:47 AM on June 5, 2012

Three's Company The Register: June 6 is World IPv6 launch day Fudzilla: AMD lists Brazos 2.0 parts online VR-Zone: Intel Haswell-EP brings...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Nvidia intros cheap, Kepler-based GeForce GT 640
— 10:38 PM on June 4, 2012

We're still waiting for Kepler derivatives to populate the $200-300 sweet spot, but Nvidia has just tackled the lower rungs of the market with a...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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Windows 8's antivirus will play nice with third-party tools
— 5:31 PM on June 4, 2012

For three years now, Microsoft has offered its own, free antivirus software—Security Essentials—as an alternative to third-party tools. The company is going one step further...

Type: News story Tags: Software Windows

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Counter-Strike: Global Offensive due August 21
— 3:42 PM on June 4, 2012

With all the hot new triple-A titles being displayed at E3, it's easy to forget about Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. Valve gave all of us a...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Etc.
— 10:55 AM on June 4, 2012

Well, this should be quite the week. Geoff and Adam are in Taiwan covering Computex, while much of the gaming press is attending E3. Together,...

Type: News story Tags: Networking Personal tech

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AMD adds a handful of faster Opterons
— 10:18 AM on June 4, 2012

The Opteron processor family has just gotten a little bigger: AMD has added five new models, all of which offer slightly higher clock speeds and...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Servers

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