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Blu-ray copy protection busted wide open
— 11:03 AM on September 17, 2010

In the world of copy-protection schemes, if you build it, they will crack it. Eventually. This time around, it's Blu-ray's turn to be...

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New embedded Atom accelerates H.264 encoding
— 5:10 PM on September 14, 2010

Sandy Bridge isn't the only Intel chip with special sauce to speed up video encoding. Intel has announced the Atom CE4200, a.k.a. Groveland, a new...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Multimedia

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Only a few days left to enter our Xonar giveaway
— 2:30 PM on September 10, 2010

There's still time to enter our Xonar giveaway. To celebrate three years of Xonar sound cards, many of which have won awards here...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia

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Win one of three Asus Xonar sound cards
— 3:35 PM on September 2, 2010

Asus is celebrating a birthday. The company's line of Xonar sound cards turns three this year, and to commemorate the occasion, Asus is

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia

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Amazon now sells TV episodes for 99 cents each
— 9:35 AM on September 2, 2010

We wrote yesterday about the new Apple TV, which lets users rent TV episodes for 99 cents a pop. That might sound like a...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia

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New Apple TV heads for the cloud
— 4:03 PM on September 1, 2010

As has become tradition, Apple guru Steve Jobs had one more thing to announce at today's iPod event. This time, it was a new...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Personal tech

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Apple brings buttons back to Shuffle, revamps Nano
— 3:05 PM on September 1, 2010

Forgive today's deluge of Apple posts, but the company introduced quite a lot of interesting new products in the span of a couple of hours....

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Personal tech

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Malware could have contributed to plane crash
— 2:50 PM on August 24, 2010

Malware can hijack your browser settings, slow your entire system, and delete the vast collection of Justin Bieber ringtones that took you months to collect. All...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Friday night topic: Guns!
— 5:30 PM on August 20, 2010

Last week's discussion of random interests led one commenter to observe that PC enthusiasts seem to share certain interests outside of the tech realm,...

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Etc.
— 1:19 PM on August 17, 2010

Have an interesting system on the test bench here in Damage Labs. Memory count at boot time takes a while,...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Miscellaneous

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Friday night topic: Random interests
— 5:26 PM on August 13, 2010

TR is my job, but tinkering with computers is also my hobby. I spend a lotta hours, all told, on tech-related things. I'm...

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Do technology products need to last beyond obsolescence?
— 4:00 PM on August 11, 2010

Tested is running an interesting article on the longevity—or lack thereof—of modern technology products. They don't build 'em like they used to, or...

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Friday night topic: The great supplement scam?
— 5:00 PM on August 6, 2010

This topic comes from TR comments regular Meadows, who writes: I can't seem to recall, but has "dietary supplements" ever been a topic? Just thought of...

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Launch roundup: Slim Core i5 laptops, 80 Plus Gold PSUs, and more
— 4:24 PM on August 5, 2010

There's no lack of meat in our stew of product announcements this week. We've got news from Eurocom, MSI, and NZXT:

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Power Mobile computing

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Saturday science subject: Healthy stress
— 12:28 PM on July 24, 2010

Nobody likes being stressed out, but could small amounts of stress actually be good for us? As Nature reports, new research suggests mice placed in...

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Friday night topic: Your best day ever
— 5:49 PM on July 23, 2010

A few weeks ago, our Friday night topic tackled your worst day ever. Depressing, huh? This week, we're taking a look at...

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Friday night topic: The rise of mixed martial arts
— 4:00 PM on July 16, 2010

The popularity of mixed martial arts has mushroomed over the past few years thanks in large part to the success of the UFC. MMA,...

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Poll: Do you have a home-theater PC?
— 12:03 PM on July 14, 2010

With the exception of my desktop, the next most often-used PC in my home sits in the living room. I've had one in there for...

Poll Question: • Do you have a home-theater PC?

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Systems

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