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Microsoft concept video peers into the future
— 11:44 AM on October 27, 2011

Microsoft's Office Division has released an intriguing concept video outlining the company's vision for the future of productivity. Office Division president Kurt...

Type: News story Tags: Software Operating systems

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Some thoughts on Rage
— 10:54 AM on October 27, 2011

Well, I finished Rage last night. I have to say that I enjoyed it quite a bit, mostly because, at heart, it's a very...

Type: Blog post Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Etc.
— 11:37 AM on October 26, 2011

So, Battlefield 3 is pretty amazing, no? I'd say it pretty much ends any shot Rage had at holding the title of "best-looking PC...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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AMD funds effort to bring Android apps to Windows
— 6:00 AM on October 26, 2011

Looks like AMD would like us PC users to enjoy some Android goodness. At least, the company's latest investment strongly suggests so. AMD says it...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Operating systems

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Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim requirements revealed
— 3:53 PM on October 25, 2011

On the heels of Batman: Arkham City developers Rocksteady Studios, Bethesda has revealed the minimum and recommend PC requirements for its next game. Shacknews...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Battlefield rendering architect talks PC graphics
— 12:10 PM on October 25, 2011

Battlefield 3 is out today, and although I haven't had a chance to load it up just yet, everything I've seen about the game suggests...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Newell talks Steam sales, pricing experiments
— 2:41 PM on October 24, 2011

GeekWire has published an interesting interview with Valve co-founder Gabe Newell. The discussion centers on Steam, and specifically, the experiments Valve has conducted...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Deal of the week: Graphics, games, and solid-state storage
— 5:19 PM on October 21, 2011

We've got a nice mix of game and hardware deals for you all this week, starting with a juicy discount on OCZ's 60GB Agility 3...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Storage Gaming

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Arkham City PC requirements come to light
— 3:57 PM on October 21, 2011

PC gamers will have to wait almost four more weeks to get our hands on Batman: Arkham City. For some, that will be a...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Battlefield 3 trailer reveals more single-player elements
— 12:05 PM on October 21, 2011

In case you haven't heard, Battlefield 3 gets released on the PC and consoles next week. Most folks are probably looking forward to digging...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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OpenELEC puts Linux in the living room
— 11:26 AM on October 21, 2011

XBMC is by far my favorite media-center software. Recommending XBMC is easy, too, because it runs on Windows, OS X, and Linux. In...

Type: News story Tags: Software Operating systems

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Release roundup: USB 3.0 drives, power supplies, and a 3D display
— 5:22 PM on October 20, 2011

The pickings are a little slimmer than usual this week, but a handful of product release announcements still lined our inbox today. Here they are: ...

Type: News story Tags: Power Storage Displays

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Windows 8 streamlines searches
— 12:11 PM on October 20, 2011

Although many PC enthusiasts cringe at the touch-friendly Metro user interface that will be a big part of Windows 8, it's clear that Microsoft hasn't...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems

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Valve's sticking with Source for now
— 6:00 AM on October 19, 2011

id Software premiered its id Tech 5 engine in Rage earlier this month, and Epic's Tim Sweeney is hard at work on Unreal Engine...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Batman: Arkham City gets rave reviews, November 15 PC release
— 10:52 AM on October 18, 2011

Batman: Arkham Asylum was a surprise hit, setting expectations high for its sequel, Arkham City. The console crowd gets to play the new game...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Win8 Task Manager simplifies process killing
— 11:04 AM on October 17, 2011

Microsoft's seems intent on simplifying the user interface with Windows 8, and the Task Manager hasn't escaped its attention. The Building Windows 8 blog...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems

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Next Rage patch to improve texture detail
— 9:28 AM on October 17, 2011

Most of the initial kinks are now ironed out, and the megatexture tech truly makes for some stunning views... but parts of Rage's game...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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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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