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— 10:33 AM on July 3, 2015

Hey, folks. Today is a holiday in the U.S., so we won't be posting news according to the usual schedule. Some of us might be...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Star Wars: Battlefront alpha gameplay videos leak
— 12:56 PM on July 2, 2015

Star Wars: Battlefront's multiplayer alpha is underway. Because nobody can keep a secret, gameplay videos have already leaked online, courtesy of All Games Beta. The...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Software

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Renée James steps down as Intel president
— 10:51 AM on July 2, 2015

The executive suite at Intel is getting a major shake-up today. President Renée James is leaving the company to pursue an external CEO role, according...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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NoScript vulnerability allows malicious scripts to run unchecked
— 9:19 AM on July 2, 2015

Security researcher Linus Särud has uncovered a security vulnerability in the popular NoScript browser extension that could allow an attacker to run arbitrary...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Software

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Windows 8.1 overtakes XP in market share, Win7 still on top
— 7:50 AM on July 2, 2015

Windows 8.1 has finally passed Windows XP to become the second-most-used desktop operating system. According to Netmarketshare, Microsoft's current OS led its retired older sibling at...

Type: News story Tags: Software Operating systems

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GlobalFoundries completes IBM microelectronics acquisition
— 10:58 AM on July 1, 2015

GlobalFoundries has completed its acquisition of IBM's microelectronics division. The deal, which was announced late last year, transfers control of IBM's foundries in East...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Half-Life 2: Episode Two and more new games arrive on Shield
— 11:00 AM on June 30, 2015

Want to relive the defense of White Forest or smack down some Hunters from the comfort of your couch? If you own a Shield...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Gaming Software

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Acer unleashes a 34" curved FreeSync monitor
— 9:11 AM on June 30, 2015

Hold on to your hats. Acer just unleashed the XR341CK, a 34" 3440x1440 IPS monitor with FreeSync onboard. If this display looks a tad...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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AMD posts Fury X top plate schematics, customization guide
— 6:00 AM on June 30, 2015

AMD wasn't kidding when it told us that Radeon R9 Fury X owners would be able to customize their cards' dimpled, rubberized top plates by...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Miscellaneous

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F1 2015 revs up with new teaser trailer
— 4:50 PM on June 29, 2015

The Formula One season is in full swing, and Codemasters is right there with it. The studio has released a new teaser trailer for

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Software

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Microsoft adds $1,299 Core i7 version to Surface Pro 3 lineup
— 10:24 AM on June 29, 2015

Microsoft has quietly added a new member to its Surface Pro 3 family, packing an Intel Core i7 CPU, a 128GB SSD, and 8GB...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Mobile computing

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Nvidia's 353.38 hotfix driver fixes Chrome crashes, G-Sync lag
— 10:14 AM on June 29, 2015

If you're a Google Chrome user with an Nvidia graphics card who's experiencing browser crashes or other stability issues, the green team may have a...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Software

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Samsung and LG show off battery technology improvements
— 9:21 AM on June 29, 2015

Nary a day goes by without news about new battery technologies, it seems, and today is no exception. Samsung and LG have both announced new...

Type: News story Tags: Power Miscellaneous Mobile computing Personal tech

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Arkham Knight gets first patch, improvement plans
— 6:00 AM on June 29, 2015

After sales of Batman: Arkham Knight were unceremoniously halted last week, it would appear that the game's development team is hard at work ironing out...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Software

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Samsung will patch its software to restore Windows Update settings
— 5:03 PM on June 26, 2015

Owners of Samsung PCs who use the company's own software update utility will soon be able to breathe easier. After the revelation that Samsung's software...

Type: News story Tags: Software Operating systems Windows

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OnePlus will launch its new phone in virtual reality
— 4:55 PM on June 26, 2015

So this is novel. OnePlus, the phone company that brought us the cheap-but-powerful One phone, is launching a new model, the OnePlus 2....

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Deals of the week: a GTX 970M gaming laptop, premium Z97, and more
— 10:25 AM on June 26, 2015

Happy Friday, gerbils. It's time to sift through the mountain of deals and discounts from this week to find the very best. Here's what we...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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ThinkPad loyalists will enjoy this retro Lenovo concept
— 11:21 PM on June 25, 2015

Lenovo (née IBM) ThinkPads have a design history stretching back over 20 years. Despite some recent tweaks and tucks to these PCs' keyboards and...

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