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24-bit audio may be coming to iTunes, other music services
— 1:02 PM on March 3, 2011

Everyone's all about high-definition video these days. Standard-def content? Pfft. Call me when you've got a resolution of at least 720p. ...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Internet

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Asus starts shipping new Sandy Bridge boards, too
— 4:57 PM on March 1, 2011

Lagging just a tad behind Gigabyte and Micro Center, Asus has announced that it, too, has kicked off shipments of bug-free Sandy Bridge motherboards. The...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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Micro Center gives customers Sandy mobo shipment news
— 3:50 PM on March 1, 2011

Just yesterday, Gigabyte announced that it had begun shipping Sandy Bridge motherboards featuring a bug-free, B3-stepping 6-series chipsets. Now, we're told by a TR...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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Gigabyte begins shipments of B3 Sandy Bridge mobos
— 9:24 AM on February 28, 2011

Thunderstorms in the distance are signaling the end of the Sandy Bridge drought. Gigabyte has announced that shipments of its B3-stepping Sandy Bridge motherboards

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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Friday night topic: Public-sector unions?
— 4:39 PM on February 25, 2011

As you may know, the Friday night topic is our weekly off-topic discussion about whatever seems interesting. In years past, we used to have...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Deal of the week: Solid-state storage, budget audio, and Corsair cooling
— 4:04 PM on February 25, 2011

Hot on the heels of early previews of OCZ's next-gen Vertex 3 solid-state drive, Newegg has slashed the price of the existing Vertex 2. ...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Cooling Storage Gaming

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Lucid ships Virtu software to mobo makers
— 4:58 PM on February 22, 2011

You may recall that the folks at Lucid have been cooking up a GPU virtualization program called Virtu for Sandy Bridge motherboards. Virtu has a...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Motherboards

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Friday night topic: Your snack concoctions
— 5:49 PM on February 18, 2011

I'm a pretty typical guy, I think, in that I don't exactly like to cook elaborate meals (not that there's anything wrong with that), but...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Anonymous employee tells of life in the Apple Store
— 11:53 AM on February 18, 2011

Many of us have made the pilgrimage. We know the gray walls, the large wooden tables, the sterile lighting, and the blue-shirted employees. What's it...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Mac

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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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MSI offers advance replacement for Sandy Bridge boards
— 1:12 PM on February 15, 2011

As frustrating as Intel's Sandy Bridge chipset snafu might be, major motherboard makers are at least taking care of their users. MSI has let us...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Chipsets

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Report: Asus and Gigabyte to get B3 6-series chipsets next week
— 10:49 AM on February 14, 2011

Finally, some good news for motherboard makers. DigiTimes' sources say that Intel has agreed to pay all expenses related to the production and...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Chipsets

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Friday night topic: On the arbitrariness of sports
— 5:49 PM on February 11, 2011

I was watching an NFL playoff game a few weeks ago when the camera cut to Troy Aikman providing some commentary. He was gesturing...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Surround sound virtualized by new Antec stereo speakers
— 11:01 AM on February 11, 2011

Better known for its enclosures and power supplies, Antec is getting into the audio business. Yesterday, the company formally introduced its first set of...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia

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We take a closer look at Gigabyte's Mini-ITX Fusion mobo
— 10:48 AM on February 10, 2011

Well, what do we have here? Gigabyte has sent us a preview sample of its upcoming E350N-USB3 motherboard, a slick little Mini-ITX design that features...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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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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Asus provides details on Sandy Bridge bug response
— 5:37 PM on February 8, 2011

Following in the footsteps of MSI, Asus has expanded its official response to the snafu involving Intel 6-series chipsets for Sandy Bridge processors, offering...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Chipsets

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Etc.
— 9:19 AM on February 7, 2011

As you may know, our frenetic Mac blogger, Jason Fox, spends his days working in advertising.  Each year after the Superbowl, he writes up his...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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