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Amazon MP3 sales up, Apple still rules market
— 12:41 PM on December 17, 2010

More than a few of you will probably get iTunes gift cards in your stockings this year. And why not? With a whopping...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Internet

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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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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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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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Zacate-equipped Gigabyte Mini-ITX mobo pictured
— 9:45 AM on December 8, 2010

AMD isn't going to release its Zacate accelerated processing unit for a little while still, but that hasn't stopped a photo of a Zacate-based Gigabyte...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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ASRock overclocks mouse port for Fatal1ty-branded Sandy Bridge mobo
— 11:33 AM on December 2, 2010

Professional gaming is big business. There is perhaps no better example of this than Jonathan "Fatal1ty" Wendel, who once sparred with our own Scott...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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Zotac whips up tiny AMD mobos with SATA6, USB3
— 8:00 AM on December 2, 2010

Over the past few years, Zotac has made a name for itself as a purveyor of Mini-ITX motherboards with surprisingly potent components and expansion capabilities....

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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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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PCI Express 3.0 base spec gets released
— 9:38 AM on November 19, 2010

Get ready for 16GB/s PCI Express x16 slots! PCI-SIG says it has released the PCI Express 3.0 base specification, allowing members to grab...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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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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Nvidia and Intel to settle chipset licensing lawsuit?
— 7:11 PM on November 12, 2010

No one is suggesting that Intel and Nvidia are going to be BFFs anytime soon, but a posting today over at SemiAccurate indicates there's...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards

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Tegra 2 tablets will outperform the iPad, says Nvidia's Huang
— 3:15 PM on November 12, 2010

Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang has never been afraid to speak his mind, and this article over at CNet News contains some interesting tablet-related comments...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Mobile computing Personal tech

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Release roundup: Zboxes, mice, and KVM extenders
— 6:00 AM on November 12, 2010

We've got a little bit of everything this week, with fresh launch announcements from Zotac, Thermaltake, and Matrox: ...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Input devices

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Tiny, upgradable system has three-story mobo
— 4:19 PM on November 11, 2010

Xi3 has announced an interesting machine for those who value a small form-factor and the ability to upgrade, but don't need a ton of computing...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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Gigabyte struts its Sandy Bridge mobos
— 6:00 AM on November 8, 2010

Apparently, Intel has some more of those CPU doohickeys coming out early next year, and motherboard makers are eagerly teasing their matching products. We already...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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Deal of the week: A bargain smorgasbord
— 3:30 PM on November 5, 2010

Black Friday isn't due for another three weeks, but deals of all kinds are already becoming plentiful. Newegg, in particular, seems to be running a...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Storage Miscellaneous Personal tech

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Release roundup: USB 3.0 and tiny speakers
— 6:00 AM on November 5, 2010

In this week's look at miscellaneous press releases and product launches, we have some USB 3.0 news from Super Talent and LaCie, plus word about...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Storage

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Swedes get sneak peek at Asus mobo with UEFI
— 3:43 PM on November 3, 2010

For all the strides PCs make toward greater speed and sophistication, hitting that delete key after startup always feels like stepping back in time. The...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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