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Friday night topic: Our happy eccentricities
— 5:22 PM on November 19, 2010

I've learned a few things about myself over time. I realize they mean that I'm a little different than most folks, but I can live...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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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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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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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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Deal of the week: A bargain smorgasbord
— 3:30 PM on November 5, 2010

Black Friday isn't due for another three weeks, but deals of all kinds are already becoming plentiful. Newegg, in particular, seems to be running a...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Storage Miscellaneous Personal tech

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Poll: What's tops on your Christmas list?
— 11:58 AM on November 4, 2010

Every holiday season brings a fresh batch of new hardware, and this one will be no exception. Sandy Bridge is due early in the...

Poll Question: • All I want for Christmas is...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Friday night topic: Halloween costumes
— 5:02 PM on October 29, 2010

Halloween is just a few days away, and I'm horribly behind on getting a costume together. This happens every year, it seems. Usually,...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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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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Analysts: Apple could buy EA, Facebook, or Netflix
— 2:24 PM on October 26, 2010

Apple is flush with cash. With a reported $51 billion in the bank, not to mention ever-growing profits and a market valuation second only...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Mac

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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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