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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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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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Poll: How powerful is your PSU?
— 3:02 PM on July 7, 2010

The range of PSU wattages available today is truly staggering. At Newegg alone, the scale starts at 145W and goes all the way up...

Poll Question: • What's the wattage rating of your primary desktop's PSU?

Type: News story Tags: Power

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New 11.6-inch ultraportable offers Radeon graphics, dual-core Athlon Neo
— 11:52 AM on July 7, 2010

AMD was never keen on netbooks, but the company's mobile CPUs are becoming increasingly common in budget ultraportable notebooks. HP's 11.6" Pavilion dm1z...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Single-core Athlon II Neo gets some love from Gateway
— 9:28 AM on July 7, 2010

You know that $550, AMD-powered Acer ultraportable we talked about last month? Acer subsidiary Gateway has now announced a similar-looking laptop that boasts...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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BFG Tech low on power, dropping PSU lineup?
— 3:31 PM on July 6, 2010

Citing a lack of profitability, BFG Tech surprisingly exited the graphics card market back in May. At the time, company chairman John Slevin...

Type: News story Tags: Power

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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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Asetek prototype brings liquid cooling to all-in-one PCs
— 11:16 AM on July 2, 2010

In theory, I like the idea of all-in-one PCs like Apple's iMac. By packing everything behind the screen, you end up with a system...

Type: News story Tags: Cooling Systems

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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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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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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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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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Report: Llano will introduce a new desktop socket
— 9:33 AM on June 30, 2010

The days of Socket AM3 reigning supreme in the AMD world could come to an end next year. Fudzilla reports that Llano, AMD's upcoming 32-nm...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards

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11.6'' Acer ultraportable sports Turion II Neo CPU
— 9:22 AM on June 29, 2010

Now, that's not something you see every day: a genuine dual-core ultraportable with a 11.6" form factor and AMD components. That's what Acer's new $550...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Best Buy would rather not show you that laptop, thanks
— 4:02 PM on June 28, 2010

The Toshiba Portégé R700, with which I'm rather taken, was due to make its way into Best Buy stores today, and I had hotly...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Mobile computing

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DigiTimes suggests Asus will outsource some production to ECS
— 2:59 PM on June 28, 2010

DigiTimes' nebulous "industry sources" have told the site that Asus intends to outsource some motherboard and graphics card production to ECS. Asus already...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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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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