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First IE9 beta to come in September
— 9:33 AM on July 30, 2010

Those Internet Explorer 9 platform previews are all well and good, but they're hardly usable for day-to-day browsing—you know, what with the missing user...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Launch roundup: New storage devices, wireless docks, and more
— 4:53 PM on July 29, 2010

We have news from Dell, Source R&D, Super Talent, Toshiba, and NZXT this week. Behold! New enhancements to Dell Precision portfolio...

Type: News story Tags: Cases Storage Systems Input devices

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Acer looks to be nipping at HP's heels in notebooks
— 10:09 AM on July 28, 2010

Earlier this month, IDC and Gartner gave us a glimpse at last quarter's shipment numbers for the entire PC industry. DigiTimes has now posted...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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Intel announces silicon photonics breakthrough
— 2:54 PM on July 27, 2010

The future of I/O connectivity is bright—literally. Intel has developed what it says is the "world's first silicon-based optical data connection with integrated lasers using...

Type: News story Tags: Networking

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Apple outs new Macs, Cinema Display, and Magic Trackpad
— 11:24 AM on July 27, 2010

Early this morning, Apple's online store went offline for maintenance. It returned with a bounty of new products, including updated iMacs and Mac Pros,...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Input devices

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Dell pays SEC fine, neither confirms nor denies Intel payoffs
— 10:25 AM on July 26, 2010

Looks like last month's rumors were true. As the Wall Street Journal reports, Dell was indeed able to pay a fine to the...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Systems

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Slim new Acer displays sport LED backlights
— 9:16 AM on July 26, 2010

After having slowly taken over notebooks, LED backlights are coming for your desktops. Acer has announced a trio of displays, the S1 series, which...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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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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Microsoft researchers rethink password requirements
— 2:45 PM on July 20, 2010

Picking a solid password and remembering it can be a challenge for anyone—even alleged Russian spies, as it turns out. According to Technology Review,...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Asus 1080p 3D monitor coming soon at $499
— 2:39 PM on July 19, 2010

After some foreshadowing by Nvidia last month, Asus has officially introduced a 3D monitor with a 1080p resolution and bundled Nvidia 3D Vision goggles....

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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IDC says Dell is back ahead of Acer, Gartner disagrees
— 10:55 AM on July 16, 2010

After several quarters of playing third wheel in the global PC industry, Dell is back in the saddle—at least by IDC's count. The market research...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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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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Poll: Do you have a home-theater PC?
— 12:03 PM on July 14, 2010

With the exception of my desktop, the next most often-used PC in my home sits in the living room. I've had one in there for...

Poll Question: • Do you have a home-theater PC?

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Systems

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Atheros, Wilocity collaborate on 60GHz wireless PCIe
— 11:18 AM on July 14, 2010

Exciting things are afoot in wireless networking. Based on the work of the WiGig Alliance (which we've already told you all about), Atheros...

Type: News story Tags: Networking

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Zotac's Zbox HD-ID11 barebones nettop
— 11:25 AM on July 13, 2010

Zotac's Zbox HD-ID11 brings a dual-core Atom, Ion GPU, 802.11n Wi-Fi, and XBMC support to a barebones nettop. Is it the ultimate bargain HTPC?

Type: Feature article Tags: Motherboards Cases Systems

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Friday night topic: Your home empire, err, network
— 5:44 PM on July 9, 2010

There was a day not long ago when a home network was a small, simple affair involving one to three PCs and perhaps a router....

Type: News story Tags: Networking

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Cloud-based gaming service has predictably high latency
— 4:06 PM on July 9, 2010

It's mid-afternoon on a Friday, so my head's a little in the clouds. But then so is everything else these days. Cloud-based storage...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Internet

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The Pirate Bay hacked, user information exposed
— 3:33 PM on July 8, 2010

Popular BitTorrent tracker The Pirate Bay has been hax0red. A group of Argentinians with l33t skillz reportedly gained access to the site's administrative...

Type: News story Tags: Internet

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