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Microsoft releases completed Internet Explorer 8
— 12:31 PM on March 19, 2009

After over a year of beta testing, Internet Explorer 8 has finally gone gold. The complete, production-ready release of the new browser is available...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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NYT: IBM is in talks to acquire Sun
— 1:12 PM on March 18, 2009

Things are shaking up in the server world. Two days after the launch of Cisco's first servers, the New York Times reports that IBM...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Software

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PlayStation 3 developers get free PhysX SDK
— 12:44 PM on March 18, 2009

Nvidia may be promoting PhysX as a way to sell more GeForces, but the company hasn't forgotten about the physics application programming interface's other uses....

Type: News story Tags: Game consoles

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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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What's in a browser?
— 4:10 PM on March 16, 2009

With word that the final version of Internet Explorer 8 may be coming in the next few days, enthusiasts are once again...

Type: Blog post Tags: Internet Software

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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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New Stream SDK adds better CrossFire, Visual Studio 2008 support
— 12:51 PM on March 13, 2009

OpenCL may turn out to be the next best thing, but for now, AMD is still working hard on bettering its existing ATI Stream SDK—the...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Software

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IE8 may launch on March 19, outrun other browsers
— 1:25 PM on March 12, 2009

The completed version of Microsoft's next major web browser could come out on March 19, according to Neowin. The site points to a report...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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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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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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Wolfram preps natural-language ''computational knowledge engine''
— 5:18 PM on March 9, 2009

Many have tried and failed to outdo Google in the web search market. With the Wolfram|Alpha "computational knowledge engine," Wolfram Research won't be going head-to-head...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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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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