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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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Microsoft enjoys strong Kinect sales, endorses hacking
— 11:02 AM on November 30, 2010

When Microsoft first revealed its Kinect motion controller, I wondered whether consumers would really want to interface with games by waving their arms in the...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices Game consoles

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Imminent Gran Turismo launch makes PC driving games that much more depressing
— 2:10 PM on November 15, 2010

After one pay-to-play demo, numerous delays, and years of waiting, Gran Turismo 5 finally has a release date for the PlayStation 3. You'll be...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Game consoles

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New Xbox 360 wireless controller hits shelves today
— 6:44 PM on November 10, 2010

Are you tired of being out of shape? Think it might be time to cut way back on your Xbox 360 play, get off that...

Type: News story Tags: Game consoles

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Microsoft posts record-breaking revenue
— 6:00 AM on October 29, 2010

Yes, believe it or not, Microsoft is still raking in truckloads of cash. In other news, the sky is still blue, and grass still grows...

Type: News story Tags: Game consoles Software Windows

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Concept Sony phone has slide-out PSP-style controls
— 3:41 PM on October 27, 2010

You might have seen Sony's recent ad campaign—you know, the one that ridicules smartphone gaming and promotes the PSP as a genuine handheld gaming...

Type: News story Tags: Game consoles Personal tech

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Survey: Linux still gaining traction in the enterprise
— 6:00 AM on October 12, 2010

These days, I don't hear many industry analysts talking about the "year of Linux on the desktop"—that'd be a bit hyperbolic, with Linux distributions commanding...

Type: News story Tags: Linux-Unix

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Ubuntu 10.10 adds paid app store, new netbook goodies
— 9:29 AM on October 11, 2010

The people at Canonical are still sticking tightly to their biannual release schedule for Ubuntu, it looks like. The latest version of the operating system,...

Type: News story Tags: Linux-Unix

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Microsoft's Tsunoda: 'Hardly anyone' plays PC shooters anymore
— 10:20 AM on September 21, 2010

Folks at Microsoft are busy hyping up Kinect for its early November launch, and at least one company executive has gone a little overboard. Kudo...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Game consoles

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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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$7,669 gaming PC has integrated Xbox 360
— 3:59 PM on September 7, 2010

Origin PC announced a new gaming desktop called "The Big O" today. If you're one of countless gamers wishing you could play Halo 3...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Game consoles

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New Xbox controller promises improved directional pad
— 1:47 PM on August 31, 2010

While the PC's keyboard and mouse are an ideal combo for first-person shooters, gamepads are much better for some other genres. Microsoft's Xbox 360...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices Game consoles

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Lenovo developing eBox game console for China
— 10:27 AM on August 27, 2010

Is there room in the game console market for one more? Lenovo hopes so. The PC giant has confirmed to the Wall...

Type: News story Tags: Game consoles

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No Linux version of Steam in the works, says Valve
— 5:10 PM on August 23, 2010

So much for that Linux version of Steam we'd been led to expect by a hidden code snippet. In an interview with GamesIndustry.biz, Valve's...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Linux-Unix

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Keyboard, mouse may have sunk Microsoft's cross-platform gaming plans
— 11:51 AM on July 22, 2010

Wouldn't it be great if PC gamers could engage in multiplayer battles with console users on the same servers? Microsoft thought so... until it...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Game consoles

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New anti-piracy tech built into Nintendo 3DS handheld
— 10:52 AM on July 15, 2010

Nintendo has the lion's share of the portable game console market, and its upcoming 3DS handheld looks poised to extend that dominance into the...

Type: News story Tags: Game consoles

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Dell confirms Chrome OS aspirations
— 4:02 PM on June 22, 2010

We already had some evidence that Dell was planning a Chrome OS netbook, but a recent statement by company executive Amit Midha sure sounds like...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Operating systems Linux-Unix

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PICA200 graphics core at the heart of Nintendo 3DS handheld
— 1:24 PM on June 21, 2010

For a time, it was rumored that Nvidia's next-generation Tegra system-on-chip would find its way into Nintendo's next-generation handheld. However, when the 3DS was...

Type: News story Tags: Game consoles

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