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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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Researchers experiment with nanowires to improve battery efficiency
— 11:05 AM on December 17, 2010

Although this news broke last week, it's particularly interesting in light of yesterday's discussion of the innovations IBM thinks will emerge in the next...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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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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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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Hitachi unveils a trio of 3TB hard drives
— 11:04 AM on December 15, 2010

It's official: Hitachi has joined the 3TB party. Fittingly, the hard drive maker has a trio of products with 3TB storage capacities. ...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Report: PC makers warming to Tegra for tablets
— 10:52 AM on December 14, 2010

Despite looking quite promising on paper, Nvidia's Tegra processors haven't exactly been enjoying widespread adoption in the industry (well, unless you count the Zune HD)....

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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SSD upgrade speeds console load times
— 10:52 AM on December 14, 2010

Gaming sites are buzzing this morning over this post in the Beyond3D forums, which explores the improvement in load times one can experience...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Game consoles

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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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Seagate brings terabyte capacity to 2.5'' enterprise storage
— 7:00 AM on December 13, 2010

2.5" hard drives are most commonly associated with notebooks. However, they've also become a staple of server installations looking to cram as much storage...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers Workstations

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Samsung's 470 Series solid-state drive
— 12:14 AM on December 13, 2010

Samsung's latest 470 Series SSD has a new controller, dual cache chips, and a fresh kind of flash dubbed Toggle DDR NAND. We take it...

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage

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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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Via quizzed on USB 3.0 implementations, Light Peak potential
— 11:47 AM on December 10, 2010

Thanks to USB 3.0, external storage is interesting again. The additional bandwidth offered by the SuperSpeed spec is sorely needed, and even budget external...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Storage

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Google Cr-48 laptop makes up for beta OS with swanky hardware
— 6:00 AM on December 10, 2010

You know that Cr-48 development laptop Google shipped its Chrome OS beta on? We talked a little bit about the machine two days ago,...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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WD's TV Live Hub media box
— 3:17 PM on December 9, 2010

WD's TV Live Hub media player has a terabyte of network-attached storage and works with just about any media file under the sun. We...

Type: Feature article Tags: Multimedia Storage Personal tech

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Intel touts 35 tablet design wins
— 11:56 AM on December 9, 2010

Atom-powered slates are on their way—a lot of them. As CNet News reports, Intel CEO Paul Otellini provided a brief update about the subject...

Type: News story Tags: Personal tech

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Notion Ink prices Adam tablets, starts taking pre-orders
— 11:06 AM on December 9, 2010

The trickle of iPad alternatives coming to market hasn't yet turned into a torrent, but the selection is growing more diverse. Notion Ink's Tegra-powered...

Type: News story Tags: Personal tech

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