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Corsair's HS1 gaming headset
— 11:54 AM on October 1, 2010

Corsair has ventured into uncharted waters with its HS1 gaming headset. Is the HS1 worth the $100 asking price, and does it handle music...

Type: Feature article Tags: Multimedia

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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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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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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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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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With McAfee purchase, Intel could become #1 bloatware vendor
— 12:46 PM on August 19, 2010

The news of Intel's $7.68 billion acquisition of McAfee was a bit of a surprise to many of us, and the vague justifications both...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Systems Operating systems Windows

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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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Windows 7 x64 was the most popular OS on Steam last month
— 3:40 PM on August 2, 2010

Recent numbers from Microsoft suggest almost half of all Windows 7 users run the 64-bit version. When it comes to gamers, though, the x64...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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The sweet sound of Koss' PortaPro headphones
— 11:47 PM on July 15, 2010

1984 seems so very long ago. That was the year Apple introduced its very first Macintosh computer with an iconic commercial featuring an unnamed...

Type: Blog post Tags: Multimedia

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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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Three quarters of business PCs still run Windows XP
— 9:35 AM on July 14, 2010

A few days ago, Microsoft boldly quoted Gartner data saying three fourths of business PCs may run a 64-bit version of Windows 7 by...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Ballmer: Windows 7 slates are coming
— 6:00 AM on July 13, 2010

Get ready for a slew of slates with Windows 7 on 'em. That's the gist of what Steve Ballmer announced at the Worldwide Partner...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Windows Personal tech

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Adobe: 3D coming to Flash Player
— 10:03 AM on July 12, 2010

As HTML5 video starts to look like an increasingly viable alternative to Flash, Adobe is already thinking ahead—to other perks that can keep Flash in...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Software

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