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Dell introduces its first Chromebook
— 9:14 AM on December 11, 2013

Looks like all that negative advertising by Microsoft didn't sway Dell. Earlier this morning, the PC maker introduced its first Chromebook, an 11.6"...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Race the Sun is on Steam, and you should play it
— 6:00 AM on December 11, 2013

I've been waiting for an excuse to write about Race the Sun. Now that the indie arcade title has made its way to...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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An update on Radeon R9 290X variance
— 12:01 PM on December 10, 2013

We're still tracking the issue of Radeon R9 290X performance variance after our investigation into the matter last week and AMD's subsequent statement....

Type: Blog post Tags: Graphics

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Ubisoft's Snowdrop engine makes The Division look incredible
— 10:44 AM on December 10, 2013

Tom Clancy may have passed, but his legacy lives on in video games. The Division is the next title to bear the author's name, and...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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No Man's Sky has procedurally generated planets, looks amazing
— 9:20 AM on December 10, 2013

After seeing clips of Star Citizen, I didn't expect to be impressed by another indie space game so soon. And, as it turns out,...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Samsung brings 840 EVO to mSATA, drops new firmware for 2.5'' version
— 6:00 AM on December 10, 2013

Bite-sized mSATA SSDs are perfect for notebooks and small-form-factor systems like Intel's NUC. Their storage capacities used to be somewhat limited, but not...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Next Windows release could be more desktop-friendly
— 5:05 PM on December 9, 2013

Rumors about the next major Windows release are starting to crop up. Earlier today, Paul Thurrott of the eponymous Supersite for Windows posted a...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Asus teases custom Radeon R9 290X with DirectCU II cooler
— 12:47 PM on December 9, 2013

The Radeon R9 290X is a beast—and a toasty one at that. Cards based on AMD's reference design appear to be thermally limited, especially...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Cooling

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Report: NSA put agents in World of Warcraft, Second Life
— 11:05 AM on December 9, 2013

The whole NSA spying scandal just took an unexpected turn. According to...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Internet

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Bay Trail could power $99 Android tablets
— 9:18 AM on December 9, 2013

Intel is hungry for a larger slice of the Android tablet market. At least, that's the vibe I'm getting from a DigiTimes story posted...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing Personal tech

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Rumor: Google cooking up Nexus TV box
— 6:00 AM on December 9, 2013

Google's Nexus product family may expand beyond phones and tablets next year. According to...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Personal tech

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Friday night topic: Awkward moments
— 9:36 PM on December 6, 2013

What is one of your most embarrassing or awkward moments? Discuss.

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Friday Shortbread
— 4:54 PM on December 6, 2013

7 Up Reuters: Supreme Court to decide on patent protections for software Fixing the Nexus 5: With a new version of Android, Google...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Deal of the week: IPS displays and 7'' tablets
— 12:39 PM on December 6, 2013

One would expect slim pickings in the wake of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, but there are still some nice deals to be found out...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Mobile computing Personal tech

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Dell's Venue 8 Pro will be $99 at select Microsoft Stores on Monday
— 9:15 AM on December 6, 2013

Microsoft wants you to buy a Windows tablet. Microsoft really wants you to buy a Windows tablet. The company is so gung-ho about the whole...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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HP offers Leap Motion-infused keyboard with desktop, all-in-one PCs
— 6:00 AM on December 6, 2013

I think HP is serious about Leap Motion controller integration. Fresh from building the controller into its Envy17 laptop, the PC maker has...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices

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Brawling my way through Batman: Arkham Origins
— 12:33 AM on December 6, 2013

I keep hearing that winter is coming, but in Gotham, it's already here. Snowflakes swirl as I glide through the dim moonlight and onto...

Type: Blog post Tags: Gaming

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Heavyweight rematch: Gigabyte X79-UP4 vs. MSI X79A-GD45 Plus
— 12:25 AM on December 6, 2013

Ivy Bridge-E is here, and X79 motherboards are ready for it. We look at a couple of offerings from Gigabyte and MSI to...

Type: Feature article Tags: Motherboards

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