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Via CPU pops up in cheaper Zbox Nano nettop
— 11:40 AM on October 6, 2011

Zotac's Zbox Nano AD10 nettop won an Editor's Choice award back in August. Take one look at the thing, and it's easy to...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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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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Llano Mini-ITX mobo face off: Asus F1A75-I Deluxe vs. Zotac A75-ITX WiFi
— 1:38 PM on October 5, 2011

The tight integration of AMD's Llano platform is perfectly suited to Mini-ITX motherboards. We test two of 'em from Asus and Zotac to see...

Type: Feature article Tags: Motherboards

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TigerDirect lists Bulldozer, 990FX bundle a little early
— 10:07 AM on October 5, 2011

No, AMD still hasn't pulled the trigger on the desktop version of Bulldozer—at least, no announcement has hit the wires quite yet. Tiger Direct must...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards

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Epic ports Unreal Engine 3... to Flash
— 9:30 AM on October 5, 2011

Unreal Engine 3 has definitely shown up in some unexpected places—most notably Apple's iOS devices, in the form of Infinity Blade (and the upcoming Infinity...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Internet Software

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Chrome may soon pass Firefox in popularity
— 9:33 AM on September 30, 2011

Firefox was the go-to alternative to Internet Explorer for many years. Then, in September 2008, Google released Chrome. The Google browser has been slowly growing...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Are sound cards still relevant?
— 10:58 PM on September 29, 2011

Recently, I supplemented my desktop's arsenal of hardware with a stand-alone Asus Xonar DX sound card. This upgrade was something of a shot in...

Type: Blog post Tags: Multimedia

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Release roundup: Cases, power, cooling, and all-in-one PCs
— 5:19 PM on September 29, 2011

This week's release roundup is a doozy. We've got news from Asus, Be quiet!, Cooler Master, NZXT, and Thermaltake. Asus unveils...

Type: News story Tags: Cases Power Cooling Systems

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Firefox 7 released, scores well in performance tests
— 10:46 AM on September 27, 2011

Firefox 7 is out, and the release has prompted the folks at Lifehacker to run some performance tests on the current crop of...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Windows 8 will store settings in the cloud via Windows Live
— 4:43 PM on September 26, 2011

If you jump back and forth between multiple PCs on a regular basis, you probably know how annoying it is to keep track of various...

Type: News story Tags: Software Windows

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New HP CEO vows to maintain course
— 6:00 AM on September 26, 2011

If you thought the dramatic ousting of Leo Apotheker would shift HP into reverse, think again. In her first interview as HP CEO, Meg...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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Release roundup: Gaming cases, tiny mobos, and more
— 9:33 AM on September 23, 2011

This week in our look at miscellaneous product releases, we bring tidings from Enermax, LaCie, Lian Li, Thermaltake, and Zotac: Enermax...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Cases Storage

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3D-enabled Flash Player 11 coming next month
— 5:08 PM on September 21, 2011

Unfazed by the cold shoulder Microsoft seems to be giving it, Adobe has announced a new version of its Flash Player designed to...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Lucid's 'smarter vsync' could revolutionize game performance
— 2:50 PM on September 21, 2011

Lucid's new 'HyperFormance' tech may have an unfortunate name, but it still has the potential to change the way we think about GPU performance by...

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics Software

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Metro styling injected into Windows 8 boot process
— 11:02 AM on September 21, 2011

Microsoft has updated its Building Windows 8 blog again, and this time, it's talking about changes to the boot process. With Windows 8...

Type: News story Tags: Software Operating systems

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Have you heard?
— 12:21 PM on September 19, 2011

Type: Blog post Tags: Systems Personal tech

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UEFI comes to Gigabyte X79 mobos
— 9:04 PM on September 15, 2011

IDF — For more than nine months, Gigabyte has had the unflattering distinction of being the only big-name motherboard maker to eschew the UEFI. ...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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Revamped MSI UEFI looks promising
— 5:08 PM on September 15, 2011

IDF — MSI's first UEFI effort was a bit of a disaster. The user interface was sluggish and unresponsive, the mouse support was plagued...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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