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Where's the sweet spot for headphones?
— 12:26 AM on March 19, 2009

The headphone market is littered with an incredible range of options, from the throwaway garbage bundled with cheap MP3 players to audiophile earmuffs that would...

Type: Blog post Tags: Multimedia

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New iPod shuffle freezes author's brain with joke overload
— 4:33 PM on March 17, 2009

Seriously. I still have to use a third-party, system-level-altering application to restore OS 9 window shade functionality to OS X (oddly enough, it's called

Type: Blog post Tags: Mac

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Windows 7 RC1 may arrive in late May
— 4:46 PM on March 16, 2009

Almost a month ago, we quoted a Neowin report that said the first Windows 7 release candidate could arrive as early as April 10....

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Samsung: Solid-state, mechanical storage will reach price parity
— 10:58 AM on March 16, 2009

Will solid-state drives ever become as cheap as mechanical hard drives or will hard drives always have a pricing advantage? Samsung, the world's biggest flash...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Western Digital's WD TV HD Media Player
— 11:00 PM on March 12, 2009

Could Western Digital's new digital media player be the ideal companion for the company's external hard drives? And does it belong in your entertainment...

Type: Feature article Tags: Multimedia

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Latest iPod shuffle the quintessential Apple product
— 4:57 PM on March 12, 2009

Perhaps more than any other Apple product, the iPod shuffle is the perfect example of the Steve Jobs Reality Distortion Field in action. When...

Type: Blog post Tags: Multimedia Personal tech

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New Fusion-io SSDs can hit 1.4GB/s write speeds
— 6:00 AM on March 12, 2009

While Intel has made headlines with its X25-E Serial ATA solid-state drives, Fusion-io has been tackling the enterprise solid-state storage concept in an altogether different...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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New iPod shuffle still has no display, now lacks buttons
— 1:10 PM on March 11, 2009

Attention, trendy joggers and celebrities everywhere: the third-generation iPod shuffle is out. Apple has...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia

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The weird world of Faces in iPhoto '09
— 11:56 AM on March 11, 2009

Government sanctions notwithstanding, I've managed to reproduce. Twice, actually. A boy and a girl who are fraternal twins. (And, yes, I feel I must add...

Type: Blog post Tags: Mac

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A-Data launches speedy 300 Plus SSDs
— 6:00 AM on March 11, 2009

Not content to just announce a 500GB solid-state drive this month, A-Data has...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Microsoft hopes to cash in on netbook users
— 9:52 AM on March 10, 2009

As you might recall, we learned last month that the cheapest Windows 7 flavor available worldwide will only support running three applications concurrently. According...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Samsung unleashes 1.5TB low-power hard drive
— 6:00 AM on March 10, 2009

After over six months of being the only company shipping a 1.5TB desktop...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Taiwanese paper predicts Mac netbook
— 11:01 AM on March 9, 2009

Apple seemed to show almost callous indifference to the economic climate last week, introducing refreshed Mac mini and iMac desktops with starting prices as...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Mac

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AMD and Seagate demo 6Gbps Serial ATA
— 7:00 AM on March 9, 2009

Today AMD and Seagate are teaming up to demonstrate the next-generation Serial ATA specification. Dubbed SATA 6Gbps, the new spec will offer twice the...

Type: News story Tags: Chipsets Storage

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A-Data unleashes half-terabyte SSD
— 12:06 PM on March 5, 2009

Consumer solid-state drives are quickly climbing in capacity. A-Data has announced a new...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Stickin' it to the sat man
— 10:57 AM on March 5, 2009

Generally speaking, Americans believe that more is better—except for, of course, leprosy and Celine...

Type: Blog post Tags: Multimedia Mac

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Windows 7 may let users uninstall Internet Explorer
— 9:36 AM on March 5, 2009

Don't like Internet Explorer? Well, it looks like Windows 7 will actually let you remove it—and not just close off access to it like in...

Type: News story Tags: Software Windows

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Mac Pro, iMac, Mac mini get hardware upgrades
— 9:57 AM on March 3, 2009

Without much fanfare or grandiose keynotes, Apple has refreshed its entire desktop lineup—from the Mac mini to the Mac Pro—with new, faster hardware. Pricing hasn't...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Mac

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