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Likely IE9 screenshot shows sleek new user interface
— 6:00 AM on August 26, 2010

We got our first glimpses of the Firefox 4 interface months before the first beta even came out, but Internet Explorer 9 has remained comparatively...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Yahoo flips the switch, transitions to Bing search
— 9:25 AM on August 25, 2010

Just like that, the universe of web search engines has collapsed into itself a little more. Yahoo announced on its official Search Blog yesterday...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Updated: Gmail gets phone calling functionality
— 6:00 AM on August 25, 2010

If there's any truth to the latest story over at CNet News, you might be able to make phone calls directly from Gmail before too...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Firefox 4.0 beta 4 brings Direct2D acceleration
— 5:19 PM on August 24, 2010

A new beta release of Firefox 4.0 has hit the web, and this one is a biggie. Alongside browser sync and a cool new...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Apple patent hints at touch-screen desktop
— 9:13 AM on August 24, 2010

Is some convergence underway between the iPad and Apple's iMac desktop computers? A patent filing spotted by AppleInsider certainly suggest so. The filing, which...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Input devices

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Release roundup: An Ion box, fresh enclosures, a clicky keyboard, and more
— 5:27 PM on August 19, 2010

Our sack of press announcements is bursting at the seams this week with news from Adata, BitFenix, Lian Li, Razer, and Shuttle: ...

Type: News story Tags: Cases Storage Systems Input devices

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With McAfee purchase, Intel could become #1 bloatware vendor
— 12:46 PM on August 19, 2010

The news of Intel's $7.68 billion acquisition of McAfee was a bit of a surprise to many of us, and the vague justifications both...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Systems Operating systems Windows

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Verizon successfully tests near-1Gbps FiOS
— 6:00 AM on August 17, 2010

Want SpeedTest results that'll make your friends green with envy? Good news: you can hold off on that move to Japan or South Korea. Verizon...

Type: News story Tags: Internet

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Release roundup: Cases, cooling, SDKs, and more
— 5:13 PM on August 12, 2010

This week in our release roundup, we have news from AMD, Antec, iBuypower, and Lian Li. AMD releases ATI Stream SDK...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Cases Cooling Systems

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Chrome 6 beta has cleaned-up UI, Autofill
— 5:05 PM on August 11, 2010

Google is still pursuing its aggressive release schedule for Chrome, cranking out major new versions faster than you can say, "Hey, shouldn't this be a...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Google, Verizon collaborate on net neutrailty proposal
— 4:31 PM on August 9, 2010

Engadget has the goods on a net neutrality legal framework proposed by Google and Verizon. Google's Public Policy Blog lays out...

Type: News story Tags: Internet

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Free Wi-Fi coming to New York livery cabs
— 10:55 AM on August 9, 2010

Wouldn't it be nice to have free Wi-Fi throughout major cities like New York? Such is the dream of LimoRes Car & Limo, which...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Networking

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HP CEO resigns suddenly amid harassment allegations
— 9:45 AM on August 9, 2010

Ronald caught this in the Shortbread over the weekend, but the sudden resignation of HP CEO Mark Hurd on Friday deserves some additional attention. ...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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New 30'' Dell monitor spotted in the wild
— 11:01 AM on August 5, 2010

Dell appears set to add a new 30" monitor to its stable. Pictures of a boxed "U3011" appeared earlier this week, and TFT Central...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Google gives up on Wave
— 6:00 AM on August 5, 2010

Ever tried Google Wave? Part Gmail spinoff, part online collaboration tool, the utility seemed to have potential—at least once you figured out how to use...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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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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