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Micron starts sampling 16-nm flash chips for SSDs
— 1:57 PM on July 16, 2013

The flash industry's race to smaller processs geometries has hit another milestone. This time, Micron says it's started sampling the industry's smallest 128Gb (16GB) MLC flash chip....

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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AMD FX-9000 chips now available through system integrators
— 11:24 AM on July 16, 2013

Just over a month ago, AMD announced its FX-9000-series processors, which included the world's first chip with a peak 5GHz clock speed. Today, the...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Systems

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Job posting reveals plans for Linux version of CryEngine
— 10:24 AM on July 16, 2013

Linux can do a lot of things, but can it run Crysis? Not without emulation. However, a job posting on the Crytek website suggests...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Operating systems

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Apple TV service may compensate providers for commercial skipping
— 9:32 AM on July 16, 2013

Apple's much-anticipated TV service may offer a unique take on skipping commercials. Instead of just allowing folks to fast-forward through advertising, the service will reportedly...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Personal tech

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Tuesday Shortbread
— 8:20 AM on July 16, 2013

7 Up WSJ's Q&A: Lenovo still sees promise in PCs Bloomberg: AT&T offers monthly smartphones plan in nod to T-Mobile TorrentFreak: HBO asks...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Acer ditches Thunderbolt, prefers USB 3.0
— 6:00 AM on July 16, 2013

Thunderbolt has lost an important backer. According to CNet, Acer's newest systems...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Mobile computing

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We have a winner in our Diamond graphics card and AMD APU giveaway
— 5:24 PM on July 15, 2013

Our latest giveaway is over! A winner has been selected from the eligible entries in a random draw, and his name is Brandon Wharton. Congratulations,...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

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Etc.
— 3:52 PM on July 15, 2013

One of the strangest things about my job is running a test lab full of the latest hardware. New things are coming in all...

Type: News story Tags: The Tech Report

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ARM-powered Utilite mini-PC costs $99, runs Android, Ubuntu
— 1:26 PM on July 15, 2013

$99 doesn't buy you much in the realm of full-fledged PCs. However, as FanlessTech reports, that happens to be the starting price of the...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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Updated: $800 Samsung ultrathin with AMD inside due on July 28
— 11:36 AM on July 15, 2013

AMD doesn't usually get much love in the ultrathin market, but that may be in the process of changing thanks to the company's new Kabini...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Just Cause devs show Mad Max gameplay trailer
— 9:05 AM on July 15, 2013

If the name Avalanche Studios sounds familiar, it's because these Swedish game developers are behind the outrageously fun Just Cause 2 (as well as the...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Surface RT cut is official; Microsoft Store price drops to $349
— 6:00 AM on July 15, 2013

Staples teased the price cut last week. Now, it's official. Microsoft's Surface...

Type: News story Tags: Personal tech

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Monday Shortbread
— 12:08 AM on July 15, 2013

The Pick 6 Reuters: Icahn sweetens bid for Dell by adding warrants Reuters: Sprint promises a lifetime of unlimited data service Electronista: Retina-equipped...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Friday night topic: The celebrification of food
— 4:04 PM on July 12, 2013

Is it just me, or are people a lot more into food these days? Social networks are filled with pictures of what everyone is...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Deal of the week: A GTX 660 for $170 and a 2TB hard drive for $85
— 4:01 PM on July 12, 2013

Geoff already covered Amazon's and Steam's PC game sales earlier today, so let's get right on to hardware bargains, shall we? Asus' GeForce GTX 660...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Storage

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Release roundup: Overclockable mobos, pre-built HTPCs, and low-end graphics
— 3:41 PM on July 12, 2013

In this edition of our (usually) weekly look at miscellaneous product releases and announcements, we've gathered news from Biostar, CyberPowerPC, and Sapphire. ...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Motherboards Systems

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Steam, Amazon roll out summer game sales
— 10:20 AM on July 12, 2013

A couple of times a year, Valve tempts impulse buyers by massively discounting a whole whack of Steam games. This year's Summer Sale

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Don't miss the free iOS games this week
— 9:15 AM on July 12, 2013

We should have posted about this fact sooner, but there's still time for iOS device owners to grab a bunch of free games and other...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Personal tech

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