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Rumor: Windows 8.1 Update 2 coming August 12—sans Start menu
— 11:27 AM on July 21, 2014

The next big update to Windows 8.1 may be just a few weeks away—but don't get too excited. According to WinBeta, evidence posted by Russian...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Google testing experimental new UI for Chrome OS
— 9:04 AM on July 21, 2014

Chrome OS might be in for a visual overhaul. Late last week, Google's François Beaufort posted the first public screenshot of Athena, which he...

Type: News story Tags: Software Operating systems

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Report: Shield tablet coming July 29 for $299
— 6:00 AM on July 21, 2014

Rumors of an Nvidia Shield tablet have been swirling for months, and the device may be imminent. Convincing-looking slides posted by Videocardz indicate that...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices Mobile computing Gaming

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Friday night topic: Do you grow your own?
— 5:00 PM on July 18, 2014

Our garden is filled with edible goodness this time of year. There's forest of lettuce comprised of at least four different varieties, plus kale, tomatoes,...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Dota2 to be broadcast on ESPN
— 12:32 PM on July 18, 2014

The International, Valve's yearly Dota 2 championship, is kind of a big deal. Dota 2 is by far the most popular game on Steam, and...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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EuroGamer explores the shady world of YouTube shilling
— 12:18 PM on July 17, 2014

The amount of gaming-related YouTube content has exploded in recent years. There are loads of official trailers and promotional videos, plus reviews and other footage...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Internet

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Microsoft to cut up to 18,000 jobs in next year
— 9:06 AM on July 17, 2014

In a message to employees, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has announced that the company will axe up to 18,000 jobs over the next year....

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Software Operating systems

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Ok, I'll give away a brand-new Nvidia Shield at TR BBQ XI
— 9:58 AM on July 15, 2014

TR BBQ XI is coming up this weekend in Holland, Michigan, and we've been assembling a wicked collection of prizes to give away to...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Gaming Personal tech

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Rumor: Windows 9 may be coming this fall
— 11:06 AM on July 14, 2014

In light of Windows 8's failure to achieve Microsoft's "Windows everywhere" vision, the company may be eager to get a fresh start. Frequent Windows leaker...

Type: News story Tags: Software Operating systems

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Could Bandai Namco's Tekken 7 see a PC release?
— 8:58 AM on July 14, 2014

This past weekend, Bandai Namco announced Tekken 7, the next release in its long-running fighting game series, at the annual Evo fighting game tournament....

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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IDC: PC shipments declined less than expected in Q2
— 6:00 AM on July 14, 2014

The last couple of years haven't been kind to the PC market as a whole. However, IDC's latest numbers show a smaller-than-expected decline for PC...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Miscellaneous Personal tech

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Here's 16 minutes of Dragon Age: Inquisition gameplay
— 9:06 AM on July 11, 2014

BioWare's Dragon Age: Inquisition is due out October 7. The action-infused RPG is based on the Frostbite engine, and it looks absolutely gorgeous. Check out...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Dev licenses Flight Simulator tech; new title due next year
— 9:09 AM on July 10, 2014

Microsoft's iconic Flight Simulator series is changing hands. Dovetail Games, the developer behind the Train Simulator franchise, has signed a deal to bring the...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Fortnite gameplay video shows base building, monster mauling
— 6:00 AM on July 10, 2014

Remember Fortnite, the co-op sandbox survival game being developed by Epic Games? It looks like a mix of Minecraft, Gears of War, and Sunset...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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HGST's Ultrastar C10K1800 mechanical drive caches data on its platters
— 11:25 AM on July 9, 2014

SSDs dominate the headlines in the storage industry, but every so often, a new mechanical drive catches our eye. Today, it's HGST's Ultrastar C10K1800,...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers

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You can now sign up for the Survivarium beta
— 9:23 AM on July 9, 2014

It's been two years to the day since we first wrote about Survivarium, a post-apocalyptic MMOFPS by the creators of the S.T.A.L.K.E.R. series. Now, the...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Cliff Bleszinski is making an arena shooter for the PC
— 6:00 AM on July 9, 2014

Cliff Bleszinski is one of the gaming industry's most prominent designers—or he was, anyway. After 20 years at Epic Games, where he worked on the...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Here's a first look at Gearbox's next game
— 3:44 PM on July 8, 2014

We're still eagerly awaiting Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel!, which is in development at Gearbox and 2K Australia and primed for a mid-October release. Gearbox is also...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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