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Alleged Russian spies suffered from dreadful IT support
— 1:16 PM on July 6, 2010

By now, you've probably heard about those 11 alleged Russian spies who were attempting to gather intelligence and penetrate "policy making circles" in the...

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Etc.
— 9:32 AM on July 6, 2010

I hope you had a good weekend. Here are some events witnessed during the course of the Fourth this year...

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Friday night topic: Your worst day ever
— 4:45 PM on July 2, 2010

I've been brutally unproductive today for various reasons, and it feels like everything is crashing down around me. As I sit and type, I...

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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...

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Etc.
— 9:20 AM on July 2, 2010

Our preparations are nearly complete...

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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?

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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...

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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...

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Friday night topic: Blowing stuff up
— 5:01 PM on June 25, 2010

The Fourth of July weekend is almost upon us, and that means it's time to begin considering your fireworks purchases, if you are, like me,...

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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...

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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...

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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,...

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Apple requires location tracking for iTunes purchases
— 4:01 PM on June 23, 2010

Apple has published a controversial new privacy policy that reserves the right to collect precise location data from every iPad, iPhone, and Mac. ...

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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...

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Saturday science subject: Our friends the parasites
— 2:55 PM on June 19, 2010

Human beings in the civilized world have spent incalculable resources improving sanitation, getting rid of disease, and curbing infant mortality, especially in the past century...

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Friday night topic: The worst summer movie season?
— 5:49 PM on June 18, 2010

Man, this year's crop of summer movies seems to be... awful. I'm not excited about much of anything beyond Toy Story 3, and the only...

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