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GlobalFoundries tapes out 20-nm ARM test chip
— 5:07 PM on December 14, 2011

When it's not busy cranking AMD processor silicon out of its fabs, GlobalFoundries is getting busy with its other customers and partners—and that includes ARM....

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Personal tech

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AMD CEO plays down hard-drive shortage concerns
— 3:35 PM on December 14, 2011

The recent shortages in the hard-drive market have led Intel to revise its guidance, and analysts expect AMD and Nvidia to follow suit...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

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Alan Wake dribbles onto Steam in 2012
— 11:50 AM on December 14, 2011

Some 20 months after releasing Alan Wake on the Xbox 360, developer Remedy Entertainment has confirmed the game is heading to the PC. While...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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More Mountain Dew on tap in DiRT Showdown
— 12:05 PM on December 13, 2011

I had a lot of fun with DiRT 3, the latest chapter in the franchise that took over from Colin McRae Rally a few...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Etc.
— 11:42 AM on December 13, 2011

Howdy, all. I've spent the last little while doing a lot of different things—testing, lots of spreadsheet work, traveling to a press event, some photography and...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Hard-drive shortages may hurt AMD, Nvidia, too
— 9:29 AM on December 13, 2011

Yesterday, Intel revised its guidance for the ongoing quarter, saying revenue would be below expectations because of the hard-drive shortages plaguing the industry. What...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

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S.T.A.L.K.E.R. developer's future hangs in the balance
— 6:00 AM on December 13, 2011

Well, so much for S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2. The game was originally scheduled for a 2012 release, but according to Eurogamer, it may have been canned—and...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Windows 8 app store to allow open-source software
— 2:46 PM on December 12, 2011

Apple's walled garden approach to software distribution looks set to become the norm rather than the exception, but it may not mean the marginalization of...

Type: News story Tags: Software Operating systems Windows

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Modern Warfare 3 made $1 billion in 16 days
— 11:32 AM on December 12, 2011

Although Modern Warfare 3 has yet to register more than a blip in our poll on the best PC game of 2011, the market...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Intel: Hard-drive shortages will affect our revenue
— 9:21 AM on December 12, 2011

Even Intel, a company often unshaken by unfavorable market conditions, is being hit hard by the current hard-drive shortages. The chipmaker announced today that its...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Storage

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Friday night topic: Your maddest gaming skillz
— 5:34 PM on December 9, 2011

I've done some pretty cool things while playing video games, from rocket-jump acrobatics in old-school Quake deathmatches to twitch headshots at the end of Counter-Strike...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Deal of the week: Memory, games, and SSDs
— 5:33 PM on December 9, 2011

It's not too late to do your Christmas shopping, and the deals are still flowing. This week, Amazon has a couple of nice Corsair memory...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Memory Gaming

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Borderlands sequel promises more diversity
— 12:05 PM on December 9, 2011

Although I had a lot of fun with the original Borderlands, the endless grinding eventually turned me off the game. Collecting loot and leveling...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Poll: What's the best PC game of 2011?
— 1:20 PM on December 8, 2011

This holiday season has been a busy one on the PC gaming front. Looking back, so has the year as a whole. We've...

Poll Question: • Best PC game of 2011?

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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OnLive game streaming comes to smartphones, tablets
— 10:27 AM on December 8, 2011

OnLive's cloud gaming service has finally come to tablets and smartphones. Released first for the PC and then on a separate, TV-friendly console, OnLive...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Gaming Internet

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Serious Sam 3 pits pirates against invincible enemy
— 12:16 PM on December 7, 2011

In the world of big-name PC games, DRM is largely unavoidable. Most copy protection schemes are annoying, some are tolerable, and others just make...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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DirectX 11 patch released for Batman: Arkham City
— 9:37 AM on December 7, 2011

Aside from its frustrating onion-like layers of copy protection, Batman: Arkham City had one other little problem when it hit PCs last month: broken...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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TR's Christmas 2011 system guide
— 8:06 PM on December 6, 2011

With our latest system guide, we've attempted to weather the surge in hard-drive prices while taking advantage of some of the latest hardware releases....

Type: Feature article Tags: Systems Workstations

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