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Launch roundup: Two cases, 18 mouse buttons, and 1080p through USB
— 3:25 PM on July 8, 2010

This week, we've collected launch announcements from Atlona, Enermax, Thermaltake, WarMouse. Let's start with the enthusiast gear: ...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Cases Input devices

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First Firefox 4 beta arrives with tabs on top
— 6:00 AM on July 7, 2010

Between Chrome, Opera, and this latest pre-release version of Firefox, web browsers are starting to look more alike than ever. Mozilla put up the...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Signs point to Microsoft introducing multi-touch mouse
— 3:42 PM on July 2, 2010

According to this post over at istartedsomething, Microsoft may introduce a multi-touch mouse as early as tomorrow. A number of European retailers have...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices

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Launch roundup: multitouch gaming, killer DIMMs, and more
— 10:12 AM on July 2, 2010

Another week, another roundup of product launches. This time, we have news from Corsair, iBuypower, and NZXT. MAGIC ships with...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Memory Input devices

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Internet Explorer sees renewed usage share growth
— 9:36 AM on July 2, 2010

Eventually, Microsoft's renewed efforts to curb Internet Explorer's decline in popularity ought pay off. In fact, they may already be. IE marketing chief Ryan Gavin...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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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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Poll: Does your primary portable have an optical drive?
— 1:48 PM on June 30, 2010

This week's poll comes to us courtesy of TR reader Ben, who wonders just how many folks have an optical drive in their primary portable...

Poll Question: • Does your primary portable have an optical drive?

Type: News story Tags: Storage Mobile computing

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World's first 3TB hard drive arrives... in USB 2.0 enclosure
— 10:38 AM on June 29, 2010

Roughly 16 months have passed since the market got its first taste of two-terabyte hard drives. So much for Kryder's Law, which predicted...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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The latest USB oddity: foot switches
— 10:47 AM on June 28, 2010

The market is littered with all sorts of bizarre USB peripherals. Thumb drives are available in a multitude of shapes and sizes. ...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices

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Deal of the week: 160GB X25-M for $400, and the mother of all Steam sales
— 4:14 PM on June 25, 2010

Since the tagline under our logo says "PC Hardware Explored," kicking off this deal post with a hardware deal seems prudent. And we've come across...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Gaming

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Revo PCIe SSD gets a lot cheaper, tested against competing solutions
— 2:05 PM on June 25, 2010

The folks at PC Perspective have gotten their hands on one of OCZ's new PCIe-based Revo solid-state drives, putting it to the test against...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Once you go BlacX, you've gotta get USB 3.0
— 10:50 AM on June 25, 2010

I'm a big fan of Thermaltake's original BlacX hard drive docking station. It's a simple device, really, but one that's been invaluable around...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Launch roundup: Cooler Master, Crucial, Shuttle, Western Digital
— 5:58 PM on June 24, 2010

Welcome to the second iteration of our weekly launch roundup feature. This time, we bring you news of a Cooler Master heatsink, a Crucial SSD,...

Type: News story Tags: Cooling Storage Systems

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Latest IE 9 Platform Preview plays H.264 video via HTML5
— 5:06 PM on June 23, 2010

If you had any remaining doubts about Microsoft's intent to support HTML5 video, prepare to cast those aside. The company has released a third...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Kinect's motion control tech coming to the PC
— 11:33 AM on June 23, 2010

The Xbox 360's new Kinect motion controller has all sorts of potential. Unfortunately, it also has some limitations, at least for now. Microsoft...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices

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HyperHDD: One more addition to the hybrid storage landscape
— 12:10 PM on June 22, 2010

I missed this last week, but SemiAccurate pointed me to an intriguing article over at Bit-Tech that details Marvell's plans to allow users...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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GPU-accelerated video decoding comes to VLC media player
— 10:48 AM on June 22, 2010

Windows Media Player may have a foothold with the masses, but PC enthusiasts seem to prefer the VLC media player. Available for Windows, OS...

Type: News story Tags: Software

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Chrome 6 will have PDF viewing built in
— 9:11 AM on June 21, 2010

Not content to build Flash into Chrome, Google now intends to make Adobe Reader an unnecessary download, as well. The company says the latest developer...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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