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90GB, 180GB drives make their way into Corsair Force lineup
— 9:58 AM on December 2, 2010

Corsair's Force line of solid-state drives just keeps growing. After this Spring's expansion, another two drives featuring 90GB and 180GB capacities have been...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Flash Player 10.2 beta improves hardware acceleration
— 9:34 AM on December 1, 2010

Are we nearing the end of the road for sluggish Flash video playback on low-end systems? Adobe has released a beta version of the...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Internet Software

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Microsoft enjoys strong Kinect sales, endorses hacking
— 11:02 AM on November 30, 2010

When Microsoft first revealed its Kinect motion controller, I wondered whether consumers would really want to interface with games by waving their arms in the...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices Game consoles

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Microsoft patent promises tactile feedback for touch screens
— 2:17 PM on November 29, 2010

Touch screens are everywhere, and they're only going to become more prevalent as smart phones and tablets continue to grow in popularity. However, for...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Personal tech

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Second-gen iPad may feature better display, video calling
— 9:18 AM on November 29, 2010

Having already predicted the arrival of a second-gen iPad early next year, the rumor mill is now going into detail about the upcoming slate's...

Type: News story Tags: Mac Personal tech

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Deal of the week: Canadian edition
— 9:12 PM on November 25, 2010

Just because folks up here celebrate Thanksgiving a few weeks early doesn't mean they can't reap the spoils of Black Friday like their American friends....

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Cases Storage Memory Input devices

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Deal of the week: Black Friday cometh
— 5:48 PM on November 24, 2010

Yes, yes, it's only Wednesday. Be that as it may, Newegg has kicked off its Black Friday sale, and there's already a myriad of...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Storage Input devices

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Microsoft drops Drive Extender from next version of Home Server OS
— 12:30 PM on November 24, 2010

As someone who has long had a file server tucked away in a closet, I've always been intrigued by Microsoft's Windows Home Server operating system....

Type: News story Tags: Storage Operating systems

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Internet braces for new Netflix unlimited-streaming plan
— 1:48 PM on November 22, 2010

According to network equipment and software vendor Sandvine, Netflix accounts for 20% of all downstream traffic in the US during peak hours. As...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Internet

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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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Synaptics gets touchy with its new ClickPad
— 11:44 AM on November 19, 2010

One of the most frustrating aspects of using a laptop is having to deal with a wonky touchpad. Well, help might be on the...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices Mobile computing

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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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3TB Hitachi drive surfaces in Japan
— 4:18 PM on November 17, 2010

It looks like another company has entered the 3TB hard drive arena. According to this post over at Akiba PC Hotline!, a 3TB Hitachi...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Poll: How much did you spend on your best PC speakers or headset?
— 3:17 PM on November 17, 2010

We'll have a new sound card review very shortly, and writing it got me thinking about how much folks spend on the speakers or headset...

Poll Question: • How much did you spend on your best PC speakers or headset?

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia

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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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Hard drive prices said to be on the way up
— 6:00 AM on November 17, 2010

At this point, it's no secret that solid-state drive prices are slowly inching down. But could perennially cheap mechanical hard drives actually be getting more...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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