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Release roundup: CyberLink updates and server gear
— 5:07 PM on February 17, 2011

The pickings are a little slimmer this week, but we still had a couple of interesting announcements sitting in our inbox. The first is from...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Systems Software Servers

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Poll: How do you back up your data?
— 12:54 PM on February 16, 2011

The more data we accumulate in our increasingly digital lives, the more we stand to lose in the event of a catastrophic storage failure. ...

Poll Question: • How do you back up your personal data?

Type: News story Tags: Software Personal tech

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Internet Explorer 9 release candidate available for download
— 12:06 PM on February 10, 2011

A press release just hit my inbox proclaiming that an official release candidate for Internet Explorer 9 is now available for download. Microsoft's...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Adobe releases completed Flash 10.2 plug-in
— 9:36 AM on February 9, 2011

Flash has hit another milestone. After a few public betas, the Flash Player 10.2 plug-in is now out in complete, production-ready form. The headline...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Software

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Firefox 4 beta 11 released; Mozilla readies Firefox 7
— 9:19 AM on February 8, 2011

For now, Mozilla is retaining a cautious approach to major new releases—Neowin reports that the organization has put out its 11th beta of Firefox...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Chrome 9 brings Google Instant, WebGL support
— 9:28 AM on February 4, 2011

Yes, another major new version of Chrome is already out. If you're a Chrome user, chances are the browser has already updated itself and you...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Microsoft provides H.264 extension for Chrome
— 9:31 AM on February 3, 2011

A little less than a month ago, Google announced that it was going full steam ahead with its WebM video format and dropping H.264...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Chrome breaks 10% usage share, says Net Applications
— 5:05 PM on February 2, 2011

Although Microsoft still dominates the web browser arena, it now has to contend with two rival browsers whose usage shares have climbed into the double...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Report: Google claims Bing is copying its search results
— 11:26 AM on February 1, 2011

Who knew the world of search engines was filled with such suspense and intrigue? Danny Sullivan over at Search Engine Land has published a...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Apple shells out $3.9 billion to keep the spice flowing
— 9:36 AM on February 1, 2011

It's good to be the king. Not content with raking in truckloads of cash and being among the world's highest-valued companies, Apple is now throwing...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Mobile computing Personal tech

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Mozilla contemplates faster release pace
— 3:52 PM on January 25, 2011

Are we headed for a world where major new browser versions pop up every couple of months? Will we find ourselves talking about Firefox 23...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Eric Schmidt steps down as Google CEO
— 6:00 AM on January 21, 2011

Are we witnessing the great CEO exodus of January 2011? First Dirk Meyer gets fired from his post as AMD chief, then Steve Jobs...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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New Asus LCD has 24-inch IPS panel, 1920x1200 resolution
— 2:03 PM on January 10, 2011

As LCD monitors with 6-bit TN panels continue to dominate the landscape, displays with IPS panels have become increasingly scarce. That's a shame for...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Pixel Qi plans three new screens for 2011
— 10:44 AM on December 21, 2010

I have a serious crush on Pixel Qi's transflective display. It may only be 10 inches across and offer 1024x600 pixels of display resolution,...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Mobile computing

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Gmail voice calls will remain free in 2011
— 9:24 AM on December 21, 2010

When Google added voice calling to Gmail this summer, it lured in users by announcing that calls to the U.S. and Canada would be...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Real World Tech dissects OpenCL
— 11:39 AM on December 10, 2010

By now, you're surely heard of OpenCL, the cross-platform API designed to allow software developers to tap the processing horsepower of GPUs for computational tasks....

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Software

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Poll: What kind of panel lives inside your LCD monitor?
— 12:56 PM on December 9, 2010

Thanks to the rise of TN panels, LCD monitors have become incredibly cheap. However, some of us are still willing to pay a premium...

Poll Question: • My primary LCD's panel type is:

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Apple readying Mac App Store for January, reports suggest
— 6:00 AM on December 9, 2010

We already know Mac users will soon be able to enjoy an Apple-approved app purchasing experience, thanks to the imminent arrival of the Mac App...

Type: News story Tags: Software Mac

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