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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

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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

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LCD manufacturers' dead pixel policies explained
— 7:02 PM on November 18, 2010

When looking for a new flat-panel monitor, one of the most important things to consider is the dead-pixel policy held by each company. These policies...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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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

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New capacitive touch screen supports stylus, non-conductive input
— 11:19 AM on November 17, 2010

Years ago, resistive touch screens dominated the landscape. They were the only game in town for tablet PCs and PDAs, and the stylus was...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Mobile computing Personal tech

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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

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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

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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

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Here comes wireless DisplayPort: VESA and WiGig team up
— 7:00 AM on November 3, 2010

The WiGig Alliance is certainly keeping busy. Just under six months after releasing their 7Gbps wireless spec and partnering up with the Wi-Fi Alliance,...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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