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WD TV Live Hub melds media player with networked hard drive
— 7:00 AM on October 26, 2010

Many are surprised to learn that Western Digital's TV HD media player doesn't incorporate a hard drive. Neither do any of the subsequent...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia

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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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Roundup: Google TV, the 600T cometh, and a pricey mouse pad
— 3:39 PM on October 7, 2010

The flow of news hasn't been overwhelming this week, but we've still dug up a few interesting announcements that didn't make it into our main...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Cases Input devices

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W3C warns that HTML5 isn't ready yet
— 6:00 AM on October 7, 2010

As the browser wars heat up, the latest buzzword seems to be HTML5. Microsoft has a whole site filled with HTML5 demos, Apple is...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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OnLive now offers cloud gaming with no monthly fee
— 2:02 PM on October 6, 2010

Early reviews of OnLive might not have been all that encouraging, but who can say no to a free-to-try service? Company founder and CEO...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Software

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Details leak out on next-gen Intel SSDs
— 11:07 AM on October 6, 2010

More than 14 months after Intel released the second-generation X25-M solid-state disk, and details are slowly starting to trickle out about its successor. ...

Type: News story Tags: Software

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StatCounter: IE's usage share fell under 50% last month
— 11:43 AM on October 5, 2010

Microsoft may be trumpeting the rapid adoption of its Internet Explorer 9 beta, but according to the latest figures from StatCounter, that didn't stop...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Google goes after JPEG with WebP format
— 6:00 AM on October 1, 2010

Apparently, Google isn't done trying to take over the Internet. After announcing the WebM video format earlier this year, the company has now revealed...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Release roundup: A gaming laptop and a gaming headset
— 5:34 PM on September 23, 2010

We're not seeing too many e-mails about new product launches in our inbox this week. Luckily, Toshiba and Thermaltake have made up for it with...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Mobile computing

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IE Platform Architect defects to Google
— 9:20 AM on September 23, 2010

Here's a bit of browser war gossip for you. Right after Microsoft gloated about seeing two million people download the Internet Explorer 9 beta...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Expect a new Tegra system-on-chip every year
— 10:46 AM on September 22, 2010

At Nvidia's GPU Technology Conference yesterday, company CEO Jen-Hsun Huang revealed an aggressive development schedule for next-generation Tegra system-on-chips. Tegra 3 is "almost done,"...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Personal tech

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Built-in instant search coming to Chrome
— 6:00 AM on September 22, 2010

Unless you've been living under a rock since September 8—or, worse, you use Bing—you'll have noticed that whole "instant search" thing Google is doing...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Ubuntu designer shows user-tracking UI
— 4:46 PM on September 20, 2010

Could your PC serve you better by knowing its position relative to you? Ubuntu interface designer Christian Giordano experimented with the concept last week,...

Type: News story Tags: Software Linux-Unix

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Winners chosen in Xonar giveaway
— 12:58 PM on September 17, 2010

After much deliberation, we've selected three winners for our Xonar giveaway. Entrants were asked to describe their PC audio setup, and there's...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia The Tech Report

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