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Deal of the week: A 3TB hard drive, a free game, some RAM, and tablets
— 5:04 PM on March 15, 2013

We're going to keep this week's deal post short and sweet, thanks to the magic of HTML lists—and because writing lists in prose is, like,...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Memory Mobile computing Gaming Personal tech

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Sony: Developers wanted the PS4 to be PC-like
— 3:32 PM on March 15, 2013

The last major console to feature an x86 processor was the original Xbox, which came out all the way back in 2001. Since then, RISC...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Game consoles

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Samsung intros Galaxy S4 ''life companion''
— 9:20 AM on March 15, 2013

Samsung revealed its next-generation Galaxy S4 smartphone yesterday. Ars Technica has the goods on the new Android flagship, which seems to be more...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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8.9'' Kindle Fire HD tablet gets a price cut
— 6:00 AM on March 15, 2013

Amazon has fired the latest shot in the ongoing tablet price war. This...

Type: News story Tags: Personal tech

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Release roundup: Cases, coolers, memory, and an overclocking event
— 5:28 PM on March 14, 2013

This week in our roundup of miscellaneous announcements, we have news of fresh products from Corsair and Thermaltake. We also have the skinny on an...

Type: News story Tags: Cases Cooling Miscellaneous Memory

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Nvidia ''didn't want'' the PlayStation 4
— 3:05 PM on March 14, 2013

AMD has scored a big design win with the PlayStation 4. When the console comes out later this year, it will pack an AMD-designed...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Game consoles

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Mini tablets fueling Android market share gains
— 6:00 AM on March 14, 2013

Although Steve Jobs derided 7" tablets in public, he was apparently more enthusiastic about the idea behind closed doors. Jobs believed there would...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Nvidia PhysX SDK adds PlayStation 4 support
— 12:11 PM on March 11, 2013

We already know Sony's upcoming PlayStation 4 console will feature a custom AMD processor that combines Jaguar CPU cores with Radeon graphics. It...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Game consoles

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Google's Talking Shoe wants to motivate you
— 9:55 AM on March 11, 2013

Wearable computers are apparently the future. We have smartphones in our pockets nearly all of the time, so we're not far off already. ...

Type: News story Tags: Personal tech

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Deal of the week: High-capacity SSDs, IPS displays, and more
— 3:46 PM on March 8, 2013

Remember when Samsung's 840 Series 500GB SSD dipped to $280 last week? Well, good news: it's on sale again. Until midnight Pacific Time tonight, entering...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Displays Mobile computing Windows

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Mobile PCI Express spec coming for smartphones, tablets
— 9:07 AM on March 8, 2013

There's a new PCI Express standard on the way, and it's tailored specifically for mobile devices like smartphones, tablets, and ultra-thin laptops. Dubbed Mobile PCI...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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WSJ: Microsoft cuts Win8 OEM pricing for tablets
— 3:33 PM on March 6, 2013

It's no secret that Windows 8 PCs, especially tablets, aren't flying off store shelves. I expect the problem is two-fold: one, the hardware isn't quite...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Operating systems Windows

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Kickstarter funding sought for Gigabyte-built hackintosh board
— 11:09 AM on March 6, 2013

Over the last few years, all sorts of interesting projects have elicited funding via Kickstarter. This is the first time I've seen a PC...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Operating systems

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Newell: Steam Box prototypes coming in 3-4 months
— 9:07 AM on March 6, 2013

This is a pretty exciting year for gamers. Sony has unveiled the PlayStation 4, Microsoft is about to do the same with the next...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Game consoles

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2% of Steam survey participants now using Linux
— 6:00 AM on March 5, 2013

Steam's hardware survey provides an interesting snapshot of the PC industry—or at least the portion of it that plays games using Valve's distribution service. ...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Operating systems

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PC memory prices are still rising
— 9:05 AM on March 4, 2013

A little over a month ago, we learned that contract prices for PC memory modules were on the rise. Well, the tide hasn't turned,...

Type: News story Tags: Memory

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Deal of the week: BioShock Infinite, discounted RAM, and cheap SSDs
— 5:40 PM on March 1, 2013

Crysis 3 just came out last week, but there are more big releases on the horizon—not least of all Irrational Games' BioShock Infinite, which...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Memory Gaming

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Three Android tablets added to Lenovo's stable
— 11:13 AM on February 27, 2013

At the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this week, Lenovo introduced three new Android-based tablets due out in the second quarter of the year. ...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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