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It's official: the Windows 8.1 Update is coming April 8
— 11:37 AM on April 3, 2014

Microsoft has announced some big things at this week's Build conference, from the impending return of the Start menu to pricing changes for...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Thursday Shortbread
— 12:00 AM on April 3, 2014

Eight is Enough Betanews: Windows 8.1 Update will be available on April 8—here's what's new C|Net: Microsoft hopes iPad users won't exploit...

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Microsoft announces revived Start menu, universal apps
— 4:43 PM on April 2, 2014

Windows 8.1 got us part of the way there by restoring the Start button, and now, Microsoft is going all the way. As PC World...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Reversible USB 3.1 Type C connector pictured
— 9:13 AM on April 2, 2014

Back in December, we learned that the USB 3.0 Promoter Group was developing a new, orientation-independent type of USB connector. Earlier today, the guys...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Input devices

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Tuesday Night Shortbread
— 6:14 PM on April 1, 2014

7 Up hp agrees to pay $57 million to settle shareholder lawsuit Reuters: Apple again seeks decisive U.S. court ruling against Samsung Seattle...

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Strange new Rosewill keyboard is feline-friendly
— 1:54 PM on April 1, 2014

And here comes Rosewill with a new addition to its mechanical keyboard lineup. Perhaps this is the strangest one so far. Rosewill's new entry,...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices

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Deal of the week: low-profile RAM, discounted storage, and one ugly keyboard
— 10:57 AM on March 28, 2014

Another week, another deals post, another batch of cheap SSDs. Let's start with the other stuff, shall we? Kingston's HyperX Blu...

Type: News story Tags: Cases Storage Memory Input devices

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Friday Shortbread
— 10:43 AM on March 28, 2014

7 Up DigiTimes: Global semiconductor industry to remain strong in 2Q-3Q14, says TSMC chairman Reuters: BlackBerry shares climb as it posts smaller-than-expected loss Gizmodo:...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Thursday Night Shortbread
— 8:28 PM on March 27, 2014

Eight is Enough Reuters: Intel takes 'significant' stake in Big Data startup Cloudera and Facebook to use satellites, drones to spread the...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Wednesday Shortbread
— 3:00 PM on March 26, 2014

7 Up Reuters: Microsoft, Dell seal Android, Chrome royalty pact Google general counsel to Arrington allegation: We don't snoop on Gmail to find...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Tuesday Shortbread
— 3:06 PM on March 25, 2014

Eight is Enough Reuters: Cisco joins cloud computing race with $1 billion plan and Microsoft's CEO may come out swinging TechCrunch: Leap Motion...

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Brushed aluminum, USB 3.0 hub combine in Das Keyboard 4
— 8:00 AM on March 25, 2014

Metadot's Das Keyboard has been around for what seems like forever. The last update was back in 2009, according to Wikipedia, and the mechanical...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices

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EVGA doubles down on GeForce GTX 780 memory, teases 6GB version
— 12:20 PM on March 24, 2014

Nvidia's GeForce GTX 780 normally comes with 3GB of video memory. However, EVGA is prepping a version of the card with double the onboard...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Memory

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Weekend Shortbread
— 1:15 PM on March 22, 2014

Eight is Enough Reuters: Michelle Obama tells Chinese students Internet freedom is a universal right Neowin: Microsoft Store now offers $100 off new...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Friday Shortbread
— 12:00 AM on March 21, 2014

Eight is Enough Richard Ledgett: The NSA responds to Edward Snowden's TED talk Intel declares quarterly cash dividend Ars Technica: Bitcoin software

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Thursday Shortbread
— 12:00 AM on March 20, 2014

The Starting Five avast! blog: Another data breach crisis looms as Microsoft's D-Day for XP forces security scramble Seattle P-I: Ex-Microsoft employee charged with...

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Crytek demos CryEngine for Linux at GDC
— 10:52 PM on March 19, 2014

GDC 2014 — If you've been following the news lately, it'll come as no surprise that Crytek is working on a Linux port of its...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Linux-Unix

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Wednesday Shortbread
— 10:34 AM on March 19, 2014

Eight is Enough Seeking Alpha on Intel - skeptics beware, analysts see upside eWeek: Pwn2Own 2014 claims IE, Chrome, Safari, and more Firefox...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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