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Deal of the week: Pre-Christmas bonanza
— 6:09 PM on December 17, 2010

Don't tell anyone, but I'm getting the feeling that online retailers are trying to woo late Christmas shoppers. At least, the ongoing pre-Christmas sales at...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Storage

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LA Noire developers reveal facial animation secrets
— 6:00 AM on December 17, 2010

If one thing about last months L.A. Noire trailer caught my eye, it was the shockingly true-to-life facial animations. A new video released by...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Hot Pursuit channels classic Need for Speed formula
— 1:41 PM on December 16, 2010

My relationship with the Need for Speed franchise has been a rocky one. In the mid-90s, I was introduced to the series by the...

Type: Blog post Tags: Gaming

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Several Zacate motherboards coming in January
— 12:38 PM on December 16, 2010

In the market for a motherboard based on AMD's new Fusion APUs? According to The Inquirer, you should have plenty of choices come...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Motherboards

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Quad cores will come first for Sandy Bridge laptops
— 6:00 AM on December 16, 2010

If you've been paying attention over the past year or so, you might remember that Intel released quad-core Nehalem-derived mobile CPUs before their dual-core...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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Name your own price for DRM-free indie game bundle
— 11:59 AM on December 15, 2010

Have you lamented the DRM that encrusts all too many new PC games? Are you sick of paying out the nose for the latest...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Catching up from deep within the Hole
— 12:15 PM on December 13, 2010

So what'd I miss? Yes, it's been over three months since I last stained your collective retinas with dubious opinions and even more dubious word choices....

Type: Blog post Tags: Mac

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Mass Effect, Elder Scrolls sequels revealed
— 9:45 AM on December 13, 2010

Ronald already caught these in the 'bread, but hey, it's not often two high-profile role-playing games are announced at pretty much the same time. In...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Deal of the week: Discounted CPUs and storage
— 6:10 PM on December 10, 2010

The arrival of new AMD CPUs earlier this week has caused prices to fall on the old models, providing us with attractive fodder for...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Storage

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Real World Tech dissects OpenCL
— 11:39 AM on December 10, 2010

By now, you're surely heard of OpenCL, the cross-platform API designed to allow software developers to tap the processing horsepower of GPUs for computational tasks....

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Software

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Report: Apple's love affair with Nvidia may soon end
— 10:17 AM on December 10, 2010

After years of integrating Nvidia graphics in almost all of its notebooks, Apple may be about to move on. CNet News quotes anonymous sources as...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Mac

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Apple readying Mac App Store for January, reports suggest
— 6:00 AM on December 9, 2010

We already know Mac users will soon be able to enjoy an Apple-approved app purchasing experience, thanks to the imminent arrival of the Mac App...

Type: News story Tags: Software Mac

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Intel, AMD to phase out VGA by 2015
— 12:17 PM on December 8, 2010

Death to VGA! No, not Spike's painfully lame Video Game Awards (although those could also use the axe) but the analog video connector that's...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Chipsets Displays

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OnLive bringing games, Windows apps to tablets and smartphones
— 11:19 AM on December 8, 2010

The OnLive cloud gaming service is coming to tablets. As GamesBeat reports, an iPad app has already been released, and a beta version...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Internet Personal tech

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Larrabee-derived MICs to adopt longer development cycle
— 11:17 AM on December 7, 2010

Remember Intel's Larrabee discrete graphics processor? It's been shelved, at least for graphics cards, but the architecture will live on in a new class...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

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Phenom II X6 1100T and friends debut
— 10:17 AM on December 7, 2010

Although we published a review of the GeForce GTX 570 this morning, the majority of the activity in Damage Labs this past week has...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Team Fortress 2 goes back into beta
— 11:03 AM on December 3, 2010

More than three years after its official release, Team Fortress 2 is going back into beta. You'll still be able to play the...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Micron integrates ECC controller into next-gen flash memory
— 6:00 AM on December 3, 2010

Moving the production of NAND flash memory to finer fabrication processes is sure to drive down the price of SSDs. The more memory chips...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Memory

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