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Windows 8's Metro browser won't support plug-ins—or Flash
— 4:06 AM on September 15, 2011

There's been talk of replacing Flash with HTML5 across many corners of the industry, but Microsoft might have taken the boldest step yet. On the...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software Windows

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Windows 8 to have a kinder, gentler BSOD screen
— 12:57 PM on September 14, 2011

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Xbox Live will make a cameo in Windows 8
— 6:00 AM on September 14, 2011

It looks like Games for Windows Live and Xbox Live are on a collision course. On his blog yesterday afternoon, Xbox Live Programming Director Larry...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Software Windows

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Nvidia announces Windows 8 Developer Program
— 2:42 PM on September 13, 2011

ARM seems to have taken a back seat at Microsoft's Build conference, since both the first Windows 8 tablet and the Developer Preview build are...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Software Windows

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Developers receive Windows 8 tablets; Windows 8 DP build coming
— 1:39 PM on September 13, 2011

As the Intel Developer Forum chugs along in San Francisco, Microsoft is hosting the Build developer conference in Anaheim, a few hundred miles south. The...

Type: News story Tags: Software Operating systems Windows

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USPTO declares key Rambus patents invalid
— 11:39 AM on September 13, 2011

Rambus has had a good run filing lawsuits against just about anyone and everyone associated with the memory business. Now, the company's capacity for legal...

Type: News story Tags: Memory

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Report: First Windows 8 tablet might be Intel-powered
— 6:00 AM on September 12, 2011

So, that Windows 8 tablet Microsoft and Samsung are expected to demo at the Build conference this week? Word has it the tablet—or one...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Windows Personal tech

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Deal of the week: Thumb drives, memory, and more
— 5:38 PM on September 9, 2011

The summer's over, the back-to-school rush is pretty much through, but the deals are still coming. Most notably, we see that Newegg is running a...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Memory

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Windows 8 to cut boot times dramatically
— 9:40 AM on September 9, 2011

Judging by our latest poll, nearly half of TR readers still shut down their PC when it's not in use. Those folks will no...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Yahoo board ousts Carol Bartz as CEO
— 6:00 AM on September 7, 2011

In January 2009, Yahoo announced that Carol Bartz would replace co-founder Jerry Yang as CEO. Bartz boldly vowed to make sure Yahoo got some...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Internet

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Deal of the week: 8GB of RAM for $35 and other bargains
— 5:53 PM on September 2, 2011

A lot of us are no doubt packing up (or unwinding) in preparation for the Labor Day weekend right now, but there's always time to...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Memory

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Release roundup: An IPS panel, roomy tower case, and more
— 4:50 PM on September 2, 2011

This week in our roundup of miscellaneous release announcements: high-capacity solid-state drives from Corsair, a full-tower case from Lian-Li, and a 24" professional display from...

Type: News story Tags: Cases Storage Displays Input devices

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Thermaltake adds more features to Meka mechanical keyboard
— 9:50 AM on August 31, 2011

Thermaltake has expanded its line of mechanical-switch keyboards with a new model that piles on extra features for gamers. Like the rest of...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices

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The Pirate Bay founders start file hosting service
— 9:54 AM on August 30, 2011

The folks behind infamous torrent site The Pirate Bay have a new venture, and it's reportedly legit. TorrentFreak has the skinny on BayFiles,...

Type: News story Tags: Internet

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Deal of the week: Deus Ex: HR for $35, plus dirt-cheap SSDs and RAM
— 4:52 PM on August 26, 2011

I sang the praises of Eidos Montreal's Deus Ex: Human Revolution this morning, and as luck would have it, the game came up in...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Memory Gaming

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Release roundup: Outlaws, sentries, and clicky keyboards
— 5:16 PM on August 25, 2011

Although the summer lull is still in full force, our inbox has collected a decent number of announcements from various hardware makers this week. Today,...

Type: News story Tags: Cases Cooling Memory Input devices

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Slashdot editor-in-chief CmdrTaco resigns
— 11:34 AM on August 25, 2011

First Steve, now Rob. Slashdot co-founder and news-for-nerds visionary Rob "CmdrTaco" Malda has announced his resignation from the site. Malda doesn't say...

Type: News story Tags: Internet

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WSJ reflects on Apple after Jobs, looks back at his influence
— 10:40 AM on August 25, 2011

The news of Steve Jobs' resignation from Apple's CEO spot late yesterday was a possibility we've seen coming for years, given Jobs' apparent ongoing...

Type: News story Tags: Mac

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