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Deal of the week: Cheap storage and discounted graphics
— 11:45 AM on March 25, 2011

We've got a little bit of everything in this week's deals post. Let's start with storage, which is a popular category for deep discounts....

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Power Storage Gaming

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Eee Pad Transformer begins shipping
— 11:32 AM on March 25, 2011

The Transformer cometh! Asus says it has kicked off shipments of the Eee Pad Transformer, the Android 3.0 slate that can be turned into...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Release roundup: Case news, Sandy gaming laptops, and more
— 4:15 PM on March 24, 2011

This week on the roundup, we've got a couple of case-related announcements from Corsair and NZXT, plus a new Biostar motherboard and some iBuypower laptops...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Cases Mobile computing

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TR's second hardware survey: the results are in
— 11:20 AM on March 24, 2011

Two weeks after the creation of our second hardware survey, it's time to crack open the ballot box and see what's inside. We've tallied...

Type: News story Tags: Systems The Tech Report

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Duke Forever release pushed back a month
— 9:40 AM on March 24, 2011

It was all too good to be true, wasn't it? A release date set in stone, May 3, for what's probably the world's most...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Report: Sandy Bridge coming to 11.6-inch gaming notebook
— 11:10 AM on March 23, 2011

Alienware's M11x laptop is a curious beast: an 11.6" ultraportable designed specifically with gamers in mind. The current version is a little thicker and...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Brazos-powered Eee PC listed for $289
— 9:32 AM on March 23, 2011

Shopping for a 10" netbook? If so, the choice between Intel's Atom processor and AMD's Brazos platform has gotten a little easier. A pre-order listing...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Toshiba unleashes slim 13-inch Sandy Bridge laptops
— 6:00 AM on March 23, 2011

11.6" ultraportables have their place, and 17" mobile workstations can be great for gaming and serious work, but I'm more partial to 13.3" notebooks—they're manageable...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Duke adds a little more controversy
— 5:59 PM on March 22, 2011

If you've seen the various Duke Nukem Forever trailers and video clips, you've probably figured out that this is hardly a kid's game. The

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Trailer reveals Deus Ex prequel gameplay
— 10:54 AM on March 22, 2011

The original Deus Ex will probably go down as one of the greatest PC games of all time. Unfortunately, its Invisible War sequel wasn't...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Prey 2 to feature new character, gameplay mechanics
— 5:19 PM on March 21, 2011

Last week, we found out that Prey 2 is in development at Human Head Studios. Details are now starting to trickle about exactly what...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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AMD's Huddy: developers want DirectX to 'go away'
— 12:23 PM on March 21, 2011

One week after graphics programmer extraordinaire John Carmack noted that DirectX is much improved and even preferable to OpenGL, AMD developer relations manager Richard...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Eee Pad Transformer to debut in Taiwan this week
— 11:14 AM on March 21, 2011

Asus' first real iPad rival is just days from release—in Asus' home country of Taiwan, at least. Netbooknews quotes an Asus press release in Chinese...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Users complain of Sandy Bridge MacBook Pro freezes
— 9:24 AM on March 21, 2011

Shelling out extra cash for Apple gear often gets you better-built products, but it's no safeguard from ugly kinks. If you've checked Apple's support forums...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Mac

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Portal 2 TV spot hits YouTube
— 2:09 PM on March 18, 2011

Valve is pulling out the big portal guns to tease the sequel to its infectiously fun puzzle-action game. An "upcoming TV spot trailer" for Portal...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Volition brings PC development in-house
— 12:45 PM on March 18, 2011

While some developers farm out work on the PC versions of games they're building primarily for consoles, Volition is bringing its PC efforts in-house. ...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Samsung reveals ultra-thin Series 9 laptops
— 12:09 PM on March 17, 2011

Samsung has revealed a pair of ultra-thin laptops, each with different parentage. These Series 9 systems include the 11.6" NP900X1A, which is priced...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Nazis, dinosaurs collide in Dino D-Day multiplayer shooter
— 10:39 AM on March 17, 2011

Sometimes, I get the feeling that modern games take themselves too seriously. While browsing Shacknews this morning, I noticed one that definitely doesn't:...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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