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Deal of the week: Storage, cooling, RAM, and IPS displays
— 4:53 PM on November 19, 2010

We've got a smorgasbord of deals for you this week—and, in what will hopefully become a regular feature, some deals for our Canadian friends, as...

Type: News story Tags: Cooling Storage Displays Memory

New version of Adobe Acrobat Reader has X appeal
— 1:41 PM on November 19, 2010

Vulnerabilties in Adobe Acrobat Reader are a common attack point for malware and various exploits. According to the Adobe Acrobat blog, the latest version,...

Type: News story Tags: Software

Release roundup: PSUs, thumb drives, and video editors
— 4:11 PM on November 18, 2010

This week in our look at miscellaneous product launches and announcements, we bring tidings from LaCie, Antec, CyberLink, and Warpia.

Type: News story Tags: Power Storage Input devices Software

IE9 alleged to be cheating in JavaScript benchmark
— 9:32 AM on November 17, 2010

We've all heard of graphics card makers optimizing their drivers for various benchmarks—some of you might recall the Quack story as one of the...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

Mozilla releases Firefox 4 beta 7
— 4:36 PM on November 10, 2010

A new beta version of Firefox 4 hit the web today, and it's packing the new, faster JägerMonkey JavaScript engine. You can download the...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

Latest Google Chrome beta adds integrated PDF viewer
— 12:28 PM on November 8, 2010

Last week, Google released a new beta version of Chrome, version number 8.0.522.28. The big news is that this release has an integrated PDF...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

Microsoft posts record-breaking revenue
— 6:00 AM on October 29, 2010

Yes, believe it or not, Microsoft is still raking in truckloads of cash. In other news, the sky is still blue, and grass still grows...

Type: News story Tags: Game consoles Software Windows

Firefox 4 won't go gold until next year
— 9:27 AM on October 28, 2010

Catching up to the competition is going to take Mozilla a little longer than expected. As CNet News reports, Mozilla has postponed the final...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

Court injunction halts LimeWire downloads
— 11:15 AM on October 27, 2010

The LimeWire peer-to-peer file sharing app first debuted more than a decade ago. BitTorrent wasn't around at the time, but LimeWire used the then-new...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

AMD's SB800-series fan speed controller exposed
— 11:00 AM on October 26, 2010

We've long bemoaned the sorry state of BIOS-level fan speed controls, but AMD's SB800-series south bridge chips have a lot to offer on that...

Type: Feature article Tags: Motherboards Chipsets Cooling

Firefox extension makes session hijacking easy
— 2:03 PM on October 25, 2010

You might want to think twice about logging into your Facebook account or Tweeting the next time you're on a public Wi-Fi hotspot. As

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

Release roundup: Meaty laptops and new software
— 5:54 PM on October 21, 2010

This week in our look at miscellaneous product releases, we have news from Dell, Eurocom, Nvidia, and Opera Software: ...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Internet Software

New, more secure Adobe Reader due within a month
— 9:33 AM on October 18, 2010

Earlier this morning, Adobe announced a new version of its PDF editing software, Acrobat X. A quick look on the Adobe Reader Blog reveals...

Type: News story Tags: Software

Skype 5.0 adds support for video conference calls
— 9:52 AM on October 14, 2010

Major new Skype releases don't come often, but when they do, they tend to bring interesting new functionality along with them. When Skype 4.0 arrived...

Type: News story Tags: Software

A quick look at Corsair's A50 and A70 CPU coolers
— 12:36 AM on October 13, 2010

Corsair has broadened its portfolio with a pair of reasonably priced CPU heatsinks. We take a quick look at what the A50 and A70...

Type: Feature article Tags: Cooling

NYT: Adobe and Microsoft discussed merger
— 9:29 AM on October 8, 2010

Could we eventually see Microsoft Flash and Microsoft Photoshop? Believe it or not, Microsoft acquiring Adobe was among the topics discussed in a meeting...

Type: News story Tags: Software

W3C warns that HTML5 isn't ready yet
— 6:00 AM on October 7, 2010

As the browser wars heat up, the latest buzzword seems to be HTML5. Microsoft has a whole site filled with HTML5 demos, Apple is...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

OnLive now offers cloud gaming with no monthly fee
— 2:02 PM on October 6, 2010

Early reviews of OnLive might not have been all that encouraging, but who can say no to a free-to-try service? Company founder and CEO...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Software