Embrace Your Geekness Day Shortbread

— 5:52 AM on July 13, 2011

Eight is Enough

  1. GameSpot: Windows 8 to play Xbox 360 games?
  2. Hardware 2.0: Windows 8 will run on all Windows 7 PCs (and Vista PCs, too)
  3. Police: Internet providers must keep user logs - C|Net
  4. Microsoft shoots down Windows Phone 7 tablet hopes, says tablets are PCs
  5. Fudzilla reports overclockable tablets coming soon
  6. TechFlash reports EA buying PopCap Games for up to $1.3 billion
  7. Kotaku: Is Sony quietly removing a PS3 feature?
  8. DailyTech: Action-combat game "EPOCH" announced for iOS, packs Unreal Engine

Embrace Your Geekness Day

  1. Expreview reports June sales fall 28% on year with $1.1 billion
  2. Fudzilla reports Cisco to cut up to 10,000 jobs
  3. TechCrunch: Dropbox raising massive round at a $5B-plus valuation
  4. AppleInsider: Samsung argues some of Apple's legal team should be disqualified
    and HTC says Apple would rather sue than compete 'fairly in the market'
    and Apple's chief patent lawyer to leave company
  5. The Engadget interview: hp's Stephen DeWitt
  6. Rage3D interviews AMD's Eric Demers
  7. Ars Technica reports feds defend Internet domain seizure in piracy crackdown
    and study finds 12.5% of companies violating own do-not-track policies
    and metered billing: it's a lack of competition, not congestion
  8. Study: Google+ population explodes to 10 million - C|Net
  9. DailyTech reports new Netflix plans / pricing announced
Hardware news

  1. X-bit labs: Samsung produces first 20nm ARM-based test chip and
    GlobalFoundries' new manufacturing facilities ready for equipment installation
  2. Ars Technica: Backlit keyboard expected to make triumphant return to MacBook Air
  3. Fudzilla reports ThinkPad Edge gets Brazos treatment
  4. TC Magazine: Samsung's AMD Llano-powered Series 3 laptops get listed
  5. News in a Box: Commodore 64's revival
  6. TC Magazine: Panasonic reveals the rugged, Sandy Bridge-powered Toughbook CF-H2 tablet
  7. VR-Zone: MSI set to launch more affordable Z68A-G45 motherboard shortly
    and Sony launches USB 3.0 hard drive, with home entertainment in mind
    and Sony improves notebook Li-Ion battery technology
  8. TC Magazine reports RunCore readies three SandForce-powered mSATA SSDs
  9. 9 to 5 Mac: Apple TV to gain Bluetooth keyboard support in iOS 5; opens the door to apps?
  10. X-bit labs: Approximately 3.5 million Blu-ray 3D Discs sold in first 12 months of U.S. availability
  11. Engadget: Klipsch Mode noise-canceling headphones tweet highs, woof lows
  12. Expreview: Scythe declares compatibility to AMD sockets FM1 and AM3+
  13. Dealzon's deals: $434 off 17.3” Toshiba P770-BT4G22 i7-2630M / GeForce GT 540M,
    $50 off 17.3” Toshiba Qosmio X775-Q7270, $300 coupon for hp dm4x i5-2410M /
    8GB RAM / Radeon 6470M, and $80 off 120GB OCZ Solid 3 2.5" SSD

  1. DailyTech: Can Microsoft and Apple kill Google's Android with
    and survey: 35% of U.S. adults own smartphones
  2. RIP: Palm 1992-2011 - Betanews
  3. C|Net: Microsoft sees smartphone prices cut in half by 2012
  4. Ars Technica: AT&T reveals first two 4G LTE devices, but neither are phones
  5. Expreview reports Toshiba Thrive tablet available on sale in U.S.
  6. TC Magazine: ViewSonic ViewBook 730 tablet goes on sale in the U.S.
  7. PreCentral: hp announces AT&T TouchPad 4G with 1.5GHz processor (thanks dpaus)
  8. PreCentral's hands-on with the AT&T TouchPad 4G [video]
  9. Engadget's hp TouchPad 4G for AT&T hands-on (video)
  10. VR-Zone: Samsung leaks upcoming Nexus smartphone with Ice Cream Sandwich
  11. Fudzilla reports Kal El Tegra 3 to get to phones
    and four BlackBerry models are coming
  12. Engadget: AT&T launches Sony Ericsson Xperia Play with Gingerbread, blue color option
  13. C|Net reports Gingerbread now available for Droid Incredible 2
  14. Win Rumors: Microsoft reveals new Samsung Windows Phone Mango device [video]
  15. SuperSite for Windows looks back at Windows Mobile
  16. Engadget's HTC Status hands-on (video)

  1. MSRC: A guide to exploit mitigations and the July 2011 security bulletin release
  2. Microsoft shows off early peek at Windows Server 8
  3. TechRadar reports Microsoft urges people to abandon XP
  4. Intel releases Graphics Performance Analyzers 4.1
  5. The H: VirtualBox 4.1 Beta 2 gains PCI passthrough support
  6. Winamp 5 Full 5.62 build 3173

  1. Fudzilla reports Cold Stream DLC for L4D2 to get early release
    and Microsoft admits losing its way with Halo
    and Burnout Crash to support Kinect
  2. Shacknews has Deus Ex: Human Revolution 'Conspiracy' trailer
    and Uncharted 3 won't feature dedicated servers and
    Modern Warfare 3 gives glitchers a week to break the game
    and Mortal Kombat Rain DLC coming July 19
  3. Volume vs. price: One indie dev describes Steam sales at Ars Technica
  4. Ars Technica: Some StarCraft 2 regions to be linked, play stays mostly segregated
  5. Meet the Medic: Behind the scenes - TF2 Blog
  6. Steam client update released
  7. Shacknews posts Uncharted 3 multiplayer beta preview

  1. X-bit labs review MSI Z68A-GD80 (B3)
  2. [H]ard|OCP's Gigabyte 990FX-UD7 motherboard review
  3. MissingRemote's Intel DH61AG media series
    mini-ITX motherboard and Core i5-2390T review
  4. X-bit labs review SSDs with SATA-600 interface
  5. HotHardware's SATA III SSDs roundup: OCZ, Corsair, Patriot & Crucial
  6. Phoronix posts Nvidia GeForce GT 520 Linux review
  7. Hardware Heaven reviews Cooler Master HAF 932 Advanced case
  8. VR-Zone's be quiet! Dark Rock Pro C1 CPU cooler review
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