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Win one of six Metro 2033 copies or an MSI Big Bang mobo
— 2:00 PM on August 26, 2010

Hot on the heels of our last two giveaways, in which we distributed a motherlode of game licenses and some shiny hardware, we're...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Gaming The Tech Report

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Zotac's Zbox HD-ND22 barebones mini PC
— 12:16 PM on August 26, 2010

Atom-based nettops easily get bogged down, but Zotac's latest Zbox pairs a capable CULV Celeron with an Ion chipset. Let's see what this budget...

Type: Feature article Tags: Motherboards Cases Systems

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THQ unapologetic for locking used-game buyers out of multiplayer
— 12:13 PM on August 26, 2010

A battle is brewing over used-game sales. THQ has begun gating multiplayer access to some new games with one-time codes that effectively lock out...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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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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Iomega to offer USB 3.0 for the price of 2.0
— 11:55 AM on August 24, 2010

Are your principles—and perhaps some online gambling debts—preventing you from coughing up the price premium for a USB 3.0 external hard drive? Well, your steadfast...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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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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No Linux version of Steam in the works, says Valve
— 5:10 PM on August 23, 2010

So much for that Linux version of Steam we'd been led to expect by a hidden code snippet. In an interview with GamesIndustry.biz, Valve's...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Linux-Unix

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New Samsung SSDs have TRIM support, 30-nano flash
— 2:41 PM on August 23, 2010

Ronald caught this in the 'bread, but the story deserves some additional attention. TechConnect has spotted a new batch of solid-state disks...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Video clip teases Portal 2 co-op
— 6:00 AM on August 23, 2010

Not content to give us fresh puzzles, more chill-inducing GLaDOS dialogue, and a new character voiced by a British comedian, Valve has built a...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Deal of the week: Blu-ray bonanza
— 3:34 PM on August 20, 2010

For a good, long while after the Blu-ray format debuted, recording discs was an expensive endeavor, with retailers charging several hundred bucks for burners and...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Torchlight II trailer teases co-op multiplayer
— 1:40 PM on August 20, 2010

Torchlight seemingly came out of nowhere to become one of the most talked-about PC games of the last year. The $20 dungeon crawler is...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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A tribute to my under-appreciated home file servers
— 11:37 PM on August 19, 2010

I spend an almost embarrassing amount of time in front of my desktop PC. It's my workhorse, and the system that I endeavor to...

Type: Blog post Tags: Storage Systems Servers

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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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Intel to buy McAfee for $7.68 billion
— 10:37 AM on August 19, 2010

I must say I had to do a double-take on this one. Earlier today, Intel announced it has entered a "definitive agreement" to purchase...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Software

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