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HP reverses course, will retain its PC division
— 4:14 PM on October 27, 2011

HP is keeping its PC business after all. Some two months after confirming that it was considering whether to spin off or...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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Report: HP cooking up ARM-based servers
— 4:33 PM on October 26, 2011

ARM is a serious threat to Intel in the mobile space—no doubt about that—but it's also starting to nip at Intel's heels in the server...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Servers

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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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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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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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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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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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EA shows off 10 minutes of Syndicate gameplay
— 11:13 AM on October 14, 2011

In case you haven't heard, there's a Syndicate reboot on the way. The new game will ditch the isometric perspective and tactical elements...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Ubuntu 11.10 'Oneiric Ocelot' hits the web
— 12:55 PM on October 13, 2011

Sick of the hubbub about iOS 5? Here's a new operating system launch that might be more up your alley. Canonical put up version 11.10...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Linux-Unix

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Lenovo outshined Dell globally last quarter
— 6:00 AM on October 13, 2011

Wow, what's happening to U.S.-based PC vendors? As HP's PC business lies on the chopping board, Gartner reports that Lenovo outshipped Dell last quarter,...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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Deal of the week, early edition: Battlefield 3 for $41.99
— 11:36 AM on October 12, 2011

No, that's not a typo. I don't know how Amazon pulled this stunt off, but they're letting you pre-order the Limited Edition of Battlefield 3,...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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