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3D movies and the value of entertainment
— 10:30 PM on July 8, 2010

To take full advantage of this past long weekend, I unlatched myself from my computer and went to see a movie with my girlfriend. We...

Type: Blog post Tags: Multimedia Gaming

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How many CPU cores do you need for games?
— 11:25 AM on July 8, 2010

These days, it's virtually impossible to buy a desktop CPU with fewer than two cores. Dual-core CPUs have become the norm, and quad-core systems...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Gaming

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NASA invites gamers to Moonbase Alpha
— 6:00 AM on July 8, 2010

The way things are going, NASA sending a man back to the Moon doesn't look too likely, at least in the near term. The...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Thursday Shortbread
— 2:36 AM on July 8, 2010

Eight is Enough DigiTimes reports HDD prices dropping since end of June Guru3D, Hardware Heaven, Legit Reviews, OC3D, PC Perspective,...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Report: Don't hold your breath for Intel chipsets with USB 3.0 in 2011
— 4:47 PM on July 7, 2010

Last October, we learned via an unofficial report that Intel wouldn't add native USB 3.0 support to its chipsets until 2011. According to the...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Chipsets

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National Macaroni Day Shortbread
— 12:44 AM on July 7, 2010

The Magnificent Seven InfoWorld has 10 reasons why the PC is here to stay TweakTown: Has ATX run its course? Firefox 4 Beta 1:...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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PhysX hobbled on the CPU by x87 code
— 12:21 AM on July 7, 2010

Nvidia has long promoted its PhysX game physics middleware as an example of a computing problem that benefits greatly from GPU acceleration, and a number...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Gaming

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Take Your Webmaster to Lunch Day Shortbread
— 3:27 PM on July 6, 2010

Eight is Enough Fudzilla reports Apple facing EU antitrust probe C|Net reports PCs beat Apple in summer price wars TC Magazine reports Bluetooth 4.0...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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National Apple Turnover Day Shortbread
— 5:35 PM on July 5, 2010

The Magnificent Seven InfoWorld reports Intel defends iCore performance vs. parallel processing Prince: "The Internet's completely over" TUAW: Is AT&T capping iPhone upload speeds?...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Fourth of July Shortbread
— 12:00 AM on July 4, 2010

The Pick 6 Antenna expert: Apple is right, iPhone signal woes overblown BGR: Apple is wrong, that...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Air Conditioning Appreciation Day Shortbread
— 4:31 PM on July 3, 2010

Eight is Enough Apple: iPhone 4 reception problem is a software issue, fix coming in 'a few weeks' TUAW shares rumor: Apple has a

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Steam sale targets Borderlands, Crysis, and Half-Life 2
— 4:45 PM on July 2, 2010

Yes, we already told you about the Steam sale last week, and we posted a reminder with some new Steam bargains in yesterday's deal...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Jobs Friday Shortbread
— 7:40 AM on July 2, 2010

Eight is Enough Ars Technica on the PC: Simply less interesting than it was in 1998 - 2003 TC Magazine reports Seagate and LSI develop...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Deal of the week: It's raining coupons, halellujah!
— 1:08 PM on July 1, 2010

Newegg has kicked off Fourth of July celebrations a little early this year, e-mailing us a cornucopia of coupon codes that can shrink prices...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Multimedia Cases Storage Input devices Gaming Networking

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Second Half of the Year Day / Canada Day Shortbread
— 10:52 AM on July 1, 2010

Eight is Enough DigiTimes reports Intel to launch new CPUs in 3Q10 and AMD may see tight chip supply from TSMC in 2H10 Fudzilla reports...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Pixel Qi display works outdoors, is available for netbooks
— 10:44 AM on July 1, 2010

By far the biggest problem I have with the current crop of laptops and ultraportable notebooks is that their screens become all but useless when...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Mobile computing

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Cheap MSI Fuzion motherboards officially launched
— 6:00 AM on July 1, 2010

You know those two affordable MSI motherboards with Lucid Hydra GPU load balancers we saw at Computex? Well, MSI has now formally launched...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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PC the most popular gaming platform in the UK
— 12:03 PM on June 30, 2010

If I had a nickel for every time a forum fanboy or industry analyst foretold the death of PC gaming at the hands of consoles,...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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