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Microsoft polishes up Windows 8 ahead of launch
— 5:31 PM on October 9, 2012

It's T minus 17 days until Windows 8's general release, and Microsoft is putting some final finishing touches on the release-to-manufacturing build of the operating...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Pocketable Thunderbolt drive promises 750MB/s transfer rates
— 12:19 PM on October 9, 2012

Most of the Thunderbolt-equipped storage devices on the market employ arrays of mechanical hard drives. Not Promise's Pegasus J2, which is being billed...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Cherry MX brown switches line Logitech's new G710+ keyboard
— 11:04 AM on October 9, 2012

Logitech has rolled out a new addition to its gaming keyboard lineup. The G710+ combines Cherry MX brown key switches with special damping...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices

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Win8-toting Iconia W510 tablet costs $499.99
— 10:05 AM on October 9, 2012

Many of the Intel-powered Windows 8 tablets that have been announced so far are priced well above the iPad—like Acer's own Iconia W700, which...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Review: Nvidia's GeForce GTX 650 Ti graphics card
— 8:00 AM on October 9, 2012

Nvidia's new GeForce GTX 650 Ti fills the last great gap in the 600-series lineup, offering Kepler goodness between $149 and 179 or so....

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics

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AMD aims Z-60 APU at Win8 tablets, hybrids
— 11:01 PM on October 8, 2012

Windows 8 is coming, and it's bringing a wave of tablets and hybrid...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Mobile computing

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The Atlantic digs into Google Maps' Ground Truth
— 12:50 PM on October 8, 2012

Google Maps has gotten a lot of praise lately, in part because the Apple Maps app that replaced it in iOS 6 has been somewhat...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Software

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Razer to build Project Fiona PC gaming tablet
— 11:06 AM on October 8, 2012

Razer has unveiled portable gaming concept systems at the last couple of Consumer Electronics Shows. Two years ago, it was a netbook-like device...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Gaming

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WSJ: Apple orders 10 million iPad Minis for this quarter
— 9:33 AM on October 8, 2012

The Wall Street Journal has been doing a fair bit of Apple rumor-mongering lately. Last week, it reported that production of an unannounced, 7.85"...

Type: News story Tags: Personal tech

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Firefox to nag users about plug-in updates
— 6:00 AM on October 8, 2012

Not keeping your browser plug-ins up to date can be dangerous. Security holes...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Columbus Day Shortbread
— 12:00 AM on October 8, 2012

Eight is Enough Oops: Microsoft sends takedown request to BBC, Wikipedia, and the U.S. government - Neowin The Atlantic: How Google builds it...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Sunday Shortbread
— 9:32 AM on October 7, 2012

The Fierce Five Ars Technica on the ghost of Jobs: Apple's challenge to decide "what would Steve do?" The Powerbase: hp hiring...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Saturday Shortbread
— 11:37 AM on October 6, 2012

Eight is Enough Bloomberg: Foxconn workers on iPhone lines strike, labor group says SlashGear: Apple will require approval for third-party Lightning accessories ZDNet:...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Friday Shortbread
— 6:40 PM on October 5, 2012

Eight is Enough Intel's Haswell architecture analyzed at AnandTech: Building a new PC and a new Intel Fudzilla: Intel Z87 Haswell chipset...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Friday night topic: Where do you see PC enthusiasts in 5 years?
— 6:00 PM on October 5, 2012

Had an interesting conversation with some fellow editors of PC hardware sites recently that revolved around the question: will we still be doing this in...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Deal of the week: solid-state storage at 59 cents/GB
— 5:26 PM on October 5, 2012

Our own Geoff Gasior wrote a pretty interesting story about declining solid-state storage prices yesterday. One of the highlights was a graph that ranked...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Gaming

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Choose your own Dishonored adventure
— 12:30 PM on October 5, 2012

We have, perhaps, posted too many Dishonored trailers in the past few months. This should be the last one, if only because the game...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Intel intros Atom platform for NAS devices
— 11:20 AM on October 5, 2012

Network-attached storage devices seem to be getting more and more popular these days, not only in the home, but also in small businesses that may...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Storage Networking

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