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PC-optimized Kinect in the works
— 11:59 AM on November 23, 2011

Microsoft continues to push its Kinect motion controller toward the PC. The SDK is out, promotional videos are pimping the device's programmability,...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices

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Rumors point to Intel as latest WebOS suitor
— 11:05 AM on November 23, 2011

Months after announcing its intent to get rid of WebOS, HP has yet to reveal its plans for the former Palm operating system. Numerous...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Operating systems

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$1,200 touchscreen table to debut at CES
— 1:05 PM on November 21, 2011

Touchscreen technology has already revolutionized smartphones and tablets. Now, it's coming for your table. Microsoft's Surface effort has entered its second generation, and...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Input devices

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SteelSeries wheel targets sim racing crowd
— 11:30 AM on November 21, 2011

Anyone who's really into driving games will tell you that the best way to improve the experience is to ditch the dual analog sticks of...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices Gaming

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Synaptics ClickPad tracks 10-finger gestures for Windows 8
— 12:31 PM on November 8, 2011

Windows 8's finger-friendly Metro interface supports all kinds of multi-touch gestures, but you won't need a tablet to take advantage. At the Microsoft Ecosystem...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices

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Intel: Android 4.0 has x86 optimizations
— 6:00 AM on November 7, 2011

Ice Cream Sandwich devices with Intel inside are on the way. Barely two months after teaming up with Google to tune Android for Atom...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Operating systems Personal tech

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Mac App Store to mandate app sandboxing
— 6:00 AM on November 4, 2011

Apple's walled garden may get even taller walls come next spring. The company has notified developers that they'll soon have to sandbox their apps...

Type: News story Tags: Software Operating systems Mac

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Poll: What's the best premium upgrade?
— 12:29 PM on November 3, 2011

When upgrading their PCs, most enthusiasts seem to focus on swapping in faster CPUs and graphics cards. The CPU has the biggest impact on...

Poll Question: • Best premium upgrade:

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Cooling Displays Input devices

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Win8 performance monitoring tweaked for multi-core systems
— 12:55 PM on October 28, 2011

Microsoft has made much of the fact that Windows 8 is tailored for tablets. The new Metro interface is definitely designed with capacitive touchscreens...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems

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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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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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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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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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Tactile Cherry MX switches bring clickety-clack to Cooler Master keyboard
— 10:46 AM on October 19, 2011

Cooler Master is the latest PC component maker to dive into the world of mechanical keyboards. The new QuickFire Rapid is targeted at...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices

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Microsoft reveals projected, pocketable touch interfaces
— 12:08 PM on October 18, 2011

Microsoft's annual R&D budget is huge—$9.6 billion for 2011, to be exact. Over the years, a chunk of that research money has gone into...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices

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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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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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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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