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PlayStation 4 gutted and explained
— 9:57 AM on November 11, 2013

The folks over at Wired have posted a video of a PS4 engineering director unboxing and disassembling Sony's new console while explaining what each...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Game consoles

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Acer CEO resigns following huge quarterly loss
— 9:12 AM on November 5, 2013

It's no secret that Acer hasn't been doing so well lately. The latest figures from Gartner and IDC show Acer's international PC shipments declined...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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New Steam Machine details revealed
— 2:02 PM on November 4, 2013

Ooh. This is interesting. The guys at The Verge were invited to...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Gaming Game consoles

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TR's fall 2013 system guide
— 4:53 PM on November 1, 2013

We've updated our four staple builds to account for all of the latest hardware releases, including the arrival of new graphics cards from AMD...

Type: Feature article Tags: Systems

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Haswell-powered Gigabyte Brix barebones now available
— 6:00 AM on November 1, 2013

Remember those next-gen Gigabyte Brix small-form-factor barebone PCs we told you about last month? Well, they're now available. Newegg has three models listed: the GB-BXi3-4010...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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Apple updates MacBook Pro Retina lineup, releases OS X Mavericks for free
— 1:49 PM on October 22, 2013

I was expecting today's Apple keynote to be all about new iPads, but the company starting things off with some Mac-related announcements. The first of those...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Mac

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Third-quarter PC shipments down, but not so bad in the U.S.
— 1:45 PM on October 10, 2013

It's that time again. Gartner and IDC have both published preliminary PC market data for the third quarter of the year. The two...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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Maingear taking pre-orders for Radeon R9 290X-powered PCs
— 4:54 PM on October 9, 2013

The Radeon R9 290X is now available pre-order—inside Maingear's latest PCs, that is. The system builder has introduced two machines, the Shift and...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Systems

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Origin PC drops AMD GPUs, citing stability, overheating issues, other problems
— 6:00 AM on October 7, 2013

Well, this is interesting. According to Polygon, Origin PC is going to...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Systems

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Valve reveals specs for Steam machine prototypes
— 3:28 PM on October 4, 2013

When Valve announced its Steam machine project last week, the company was mum on the subject of specifications. Today, the firm has broken its...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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$99, ARM-powered Utilite PC now available to order
— 6:00 AM on October 4, 2013

Back in July, we told you all about Compulab's Utilite, a $99...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Linux-Unix Personal tech

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Intel's Quark SoC spawns Arduino-compatible development board
— 9:17 AM on October 3, 2013

Remember the tiny Quark SoC Intel debuted at IDF? The sub-Atom chip is closer to release than we thought. Intel has

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards Systems

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ASRock M8 barebones rig marries Mini-ITX mobo with discrete desktop graphics
— 10:15 AM on October 2, 2013

ASRock is best known for motherboards, but the firm also makes small-form-factor systems, including a new barebones gaming rig built with cooperation from BMW DesignworksUSA....

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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That's not a Steam console; it's a Steam PC
— 11:12 PM on September 26, 2013

Slowly but surely, Valve's plans for Steam in the living room are coming into focus. On Monday, we learned about SteamOS, a Linux-based...

Type: Blog post Tags: Systems Gaming Operating systems

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Valve announces Steam hardware plans, seeks beta testers
— 12:45 PM on September 25, 2013

The Steam Box cometh! On Monday, Valve announced SteamOS, a Linux-based operating system with support for local game streaming. Today, the company made another...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Gaming

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Apple's iMacs get Haswell, graphics upgrades
— 9:43 AM on September 24, 2013

Haswell processors are turning up in new notebooks left and right, and now, they've appeared inside Apple's latest iMacs. Apple announced the updated all-in-ones...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Mac

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Valve teases 10AM PT announcement
— 6:00 AM on September 23, 2013

Last Monday, Valve's Gabe Newell hinted that more details about his company's Steam Box project would be announced this week. Since then, a mysterious...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Gaming Game consoles

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NEC shoehorns 368 Avoton cores and 1472GB of RAM into one box
— 3:01 PM on September 17, 2013

Our visit to the Kingston booth at IDF was particularly interesting for more than one reason. With the launch of Intel's Avoton SoC for...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Systems Servers

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