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Gran Turismo Academy winner on podium at Le Mans
— 11:07 AM on June 14, 2011

Remember The Last Starfighter? The 80s sci-fi movie told the story of a boy recruited by an alien race for his mad gaming skillz....

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Watch a few ads, play games for free
— 10:22 AM on June 14, 2011

Game vendor GamersGate, which currently hawks downloadable versions of PC titles, is getting into the freebie business. A countdown timer on the company's...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Acer Aspire Ethos notebooks have removable touchpads
— 6:00 AM on June 14, 2011

The more I use my notebook, the more enamored I become with the multitouch gestures built into its touchpad. There's something natural about gliding...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices Mobile computing

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The 10 commandments of PC games
— 11:05 PM on June 13, 2011

Picture this for a second: you just unpacked the latest PlayBox 720-X blockbuster game, Gran Gears of Duty Fantasy XVIII. It's a game so juicy...

Type: Blog post Tags: Gaming

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Logitech supplants MX518 with G400 gaming mouse
— 11:40 AM on June 13, 2011

Multitouch gestures may be all the rage, but the mouse is still king, at least for desktops. Over the years, few rodents have been...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices

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Toshiba unveils $430 Tegra 2-powered tablet
— 9:23 AM on June 13, 2011

Well, it's nice to see at least one other tablet maker isn't shooting for absolute price parity with the iPad. Toshiba has introduced its...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Deal of the week: Dirt-cheap tablets and storage
— 3:52 PM on June 10, 2011

You might recall that the 32GB, $500 version of Asus' Eee Pad Transformer came back in stock at Newegg and other retailers last week....

Type: News story Tags: Storage Mobile computing Personal tech

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Rage release pushed back three weeks
— 2:24 PM on June 10, 2011

You know what they say about good things and those who wait. Well, you can now put your patience to good use with Rage. id...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Release roundup: Enclosures, cooling, and gaming mice
— 4:27 PM on June 9, 2011

Computex effectively gave us a five-day release roundup, so we skipped the usual feature last week in favor of more in-depth coverage of various product...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Cases Cooling Input devices

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Apple's 2010 chip purchases outstripped rivals
— 1:03 PM on June 9, 2011

No doubt about it, Apple has undergone a spectacular transformation from underdog to industry top dog. Not only is it the second highest-valued company...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Mobile computing Personal tech

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HP TouchPad will arrive on July 1 with iPad-like pricing
— 9:23 AM on June 9, 2011

If the current crop of alternatives to the iPad doesn't enthrall you, just wait three more weeks or so. HP has announced that its long-awaited...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Wii U gameplay reel included Xbox 360, PS3 footage
— 1:06 PM on June 8, 2011

After watching Nintendo's official Wii U gameplay footage yesterday, I surmised that the console's graphical horsepower was probably no better than that of the...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Game consoles

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id's Carmack talks engine tech in lengthy interview
— 11:39 AM on June 8, 2011

While John Carmack's influence in the industry has arguably decreased over recent years, hearing him ramble on about game technology is as interesting and thought-provoking...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Could we see a Microsoft-branded tablet next year?
— 9:26 AM on June 8, 2011

In the wake of last week's Windows 8 demos, it's pretty clear Microsoft's new operating system will power a whole host of new tablet...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Windows Personal tech

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Battlefield 3 multiplayer previewed
— 6:01 AM on June 8, 2011

Yesterday, we got to enjoy some fresh video clips of DICE's Battlefield 3. Now, Ben Kuchera over at Ars Technica has gotten some hands-on...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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PhysX 3.0 adds support for multi-core CPUs
— 11:02 AM on June 7, 2011

As E3 shows us the fruits of game developers' latest labors, Nvidia has served up a little something especially for those developers: a new version...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Software

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E3 yields Battlefield 3, Skyrim, Far Cry 3 footage
— 6:00 AM on June 7, 2011

As the flow of news from Computex dies down, we're being treated to a refill of novelty and excitement thanks to E3. The show has...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Steve Jobs dazzles developers with new OSes, iCloud
— 3:33 PM on June 6, 2011

Wow. I've been enjoying Apple keynotes for the better part of the last decade (hey, Steve Jobs is quite the showman), and today's Worldwide Developers...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Mac Personal tech

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