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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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Poll: Are you going to buy an iPad 2?
— 1:38 PM on March 2, 2011

The iPad 2 is upon us and, well, I'm a little underwhelmed. While the dual-core CPU and faster graphics hardware sound enticing, the...

Poll Question: • Gonna buy an iPad 2?

Type: News story Tags: Personal tech

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Thinner, faster iPad 2 to arrive on March 11 at $499
— 1:37 PM on March 2, 2011

Feign surprise if you like; today's iPad 2 announcement was spoiled quite a while ago. Still, now that it's official, we know the faster,...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Mac Personal tech

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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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Nvidia's Project Denver and the fate of x86 explored
— 1:14 PM on February 25, 2011

Ars Technica's Jon Stokes has penned a thought-provoking piece that looks at Nvidia's Project Denver and what it means for ARM, Intel, and the...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Mobile computing Personal tech

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Report: MSI preps Brazos-based tablet
— 9:35 AM on February 24, 2011

We've already heard whispers about an Acer tablet sporting one of AMD's new Fusion APUs. Now, DigiTimes reports that MSI is cooking up...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Report: Apple to announce iPad 2 on March 2
— 6:00 AM on February 23, 2011

Mark your calendars, folks. All Things Digital blogger Kara Swisher says she's learned from "multiple sources" that Apple will unveil its second-gen iPad one week...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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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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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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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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WSJ: iPad 2 production is underway
— 5:08 PM on February 9, 2011

You know rumors about an unannounced Apple product have reached critical mass when the Wall Street Journal chimes in. With the HP TouchPad now...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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HP announces its first webOS slate, the TouchPad
— 3:26 PM on February 9, 2011

Attendees got more than they expected at HP's press conference today. Not only did the company unleash its long-awaited webOS slate; it also gave...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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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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Android 3.0-powered Motorola Xoom slate to cost $800
— 5:12 PM on February 8, 2011

Here's an iPad lookalike that might not draw many shoppers away from the Apple device. A Best Buy ad spotted by Engadget reveals that Motorola's...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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OnLive gets $40 million from smartphone maker HTC
— 11:22 AM on February 8, 2011

The OnLive cloud gaming service is getting an injection of cash courtesy of smartphone maker HTC. This story over at Engadget pegs the investment...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Gaming Personal tech

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