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Getting acquainted with Arduino
— 10:54 AM on October 21, 2011

I tend to think of myself as a well-rounded geek. Excluding the keyboard-cowboy day job, my attention is divided between hardware tinkering and...

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Deal of the week: A bounty of games and discounted gear
— 5:19 PM on October 14, 2011

Let's start this week's deal post with some gaming goodness. The fall release season is in full swing, and a quick look at Amazon's digital...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Cases Storage Displays Memory Gaming

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Release roundup: Cooling, mice, and high-density memory
— 6:00 AM on October 14, 2011

We've got a trio of announcements from Cooler Master, Corsair, and Scythe for you in this week's release roundup. CM Storm...

Type: News story Tags: Cooling Memory Input devices

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Windows 8 will use less memory than Win7
— 2:31 PM on October 10, 2011

Memory is cheap these days. Case in point: Newegg is currently selling an 8GB kit of Corsair's Vengeance DDR3-1600 DIMMs for less than...

Type: News story Tags: Memory Software Operating systems

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Memristor-based flash replacement due in 2013
— 12:27 PM on October 7, 2011

Memristors are pretty neat. By adjusting the direction of current flow through them, these electrical components can be made to change their resistance. ...

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Goodbye, Mr. Jobs
— 9:44 PM on October 5, 2011

About an hour ago, as of this writing, Apple posted this simple statement on their website: Apple has lost a visionary and creative genius, and...

Type: Blog post Tags: Miscellaneous Mobile computing Mac Personal tech

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Steve Jobs dies
— 7:12 PM on October 5, 2011

Apple founder and former CEO Steve Jobs has died. A tribute page on the Apple website delivers the news, along with a brief note:

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Systems Miscellaneous Internet Software Mac

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With friends like these...
— 1:42 PM on October 3, 2011

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Friday night topic: Education versus career
— 8:35 PM on September 30, 2011

So here is, I think, an interesting question. What did you do for your education, and what do you now do (if you're finished...

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Deal of the week: 8GB of fast RAM for $48, new games under $40
— 4:48 PM on September 30, 2011

You've probably gotten the memo about RAM becoming dirt-cheap in recent months, but reminders like this one are always nice to see. Right now, Amazon...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Memory Gaming

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Friday night topic: faster-than-light neutrinos
— 5:48 PM on September 23, 2011

Unless you've been living under a rock this week, odds are you've heard about that experiment at CERN—you know, the one where researchers detected particles...

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Deal of the week: Cheap SSDs and a couple of game deals
— 5:04 PM on September 23, 2011

We've got some solid-state drive, memory, and PC game deals for you all this week, starting with a sale on Crucial products at Amazon....

Type: News story Tags: Storage Memory Gaming

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New Samsung fab churns out 2x-nm memory
— 11:44 AM on September 23, 2011

If only real men have fabs, then Samsung is looking particularly masculine today. The company has kicked off production at Line-16, a new...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Memory

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It's official: Apotheker is out, Whitman is in at HP
— 3:56 PM on September 22, 2011

Over the span of about a day, we've gone from rumors about a possible CEO change at HP to an official announcement, which names...

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Whitman may take over as HP's CEO today
— 12:31 PM on September 22, 2011

HP's rumored change in leadership could happen sooner than we thought. According to "multiple sources" quoted by AllThingsD, HP will announce the replacement of...

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HP CEO Apotheker may soon get the axe
— 6:00 AM on September 22, 2011

After just 11 months at HP's helm, Leo Apotheker might be about to get the axe. At least, that's what the Wall Street Journal

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WSJ: Smaller daily deal sites dropping like flies
— 10:57 AM on September 20, 2011

Ever wonder why some corners of the web are practically littered with Groupon ads? The Wall Street Journal has put together an exposé on...

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Usable electric cable crafted from carbon nanotubes
— 11:15 AM on September 19, 2011

Carbon nanotubes are pretty cool. The microscopic, cylindrical structures are physically strong and highly conductive, making them a potentially attractive alternative to copper wiring....

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