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Firefox 5.0 slips out ahead of official release
— 6:00 AM on June 20, 2011

I guess all that talk about Firefox moving to a quicker release schedule wasn't just talk. Over the weekend, a number of folks noticed that...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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HP wireless mouse uses Wi-Fi to connect
— 10:45 AM on June 17, 2011

HP has started selling a notebook mouse with an interesting take on wireless connectivity. Rather than using Bluetooth or RF to link up...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices

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Microsoft releases beta Kinect SDK for Windows
— 6:00 AM on June 17, 2011

Enterprising PC users have been doing very cool things with the Kinect motion controller that Microsoft sells for its Xbox 360 console. Redmond...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices

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Release roundup: Input devices, a case, and a system utility
— 2:21 PM on June 16, 2011

This week's roundup has an assortment of goodies, including a couple of input devices, one case, and a new version of the AIDA64 system utility....

Type: News story Tags: Cases Input devices Software

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Details leak out on Intel 700-series SSDs
— 6:00 AM on June 16, 2011

Intel has already released new 510 and 320 Series solid-state drives, but it's not finished yet. German site ComputerBase has the...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers Workstations

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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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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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Codemasters, Epic fall victim to hax0rs
— 10:46 AM on June 13, 2011

Sony and its PlayStation Network have been hacked multiple times in the last little while, but they haven't been the only victims. As Rock,...

Type: News story Tags: Internet

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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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IE7, Firefox 3.5 to be dumped by Google Apps this summer
— 6:01 AM on June 3, 2011

Google must have found it pretty liberating to give IE6 the "it's not you, it's me" talk last year, because three other browsers are...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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RevoDrive Hybrid combines SSD, HDD on a single PCIe card
— 4:23 AM on May 31, 2011

Computex — With OCZ now out of the memory business, we weren't surprised to see the company's Computex showcase dominated by solid-state drives. However,...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers Workstations

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Release roundup: Power, memory, cases, and mice
— 4:52 PM on May 26, 2011

This week, Corsair, Cooler Master, Enermax, and NZXT are featured in our look at miscellaneous release announcements that didn't make it into our regular news...

Type: News story Tags: Cases Power Memory Input devices

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Millions of eyes cross as YouTube adds 3D Vision support
— 10:49 AM on May 26, 2011

If you have an Nvidia 3D Vision-capable setup and would like to see such classics as "Charlie bit me" or the double-rainbow dude in...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Displays Internet

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Netflix unseats BitTorrent as Internet traffic king
— 10:27 AM on May 18, 2011

Move over, BitTorrent. According to a report on global Internet traffic (PDF) from Sandvine, Netflix has replaced the P2P network as the single...

Type: News story Tags: Internet

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Report: Sony laptop to have hybrid Thunderbolt, USB 3.0 connector
— 6:00 AM on May 18, 2011

Here comes a twist to the USB 3.0 vs. Thunderbolt fight for dominance. According to Engadget, Sony has jumped on the Thunderbolt bandwagon, but...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Input devices Mobile computing

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HP opts for USB 3.0 over Thunderbolt in desktops
— 9:58 AM on May 17, 2011

Well, that's interesting. Last month, whispers from the rumor mill suggested that PC makers see Intel's Thunderbolt interface as a replacement for USB 3.0,...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Input devices

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LimeWire agrees to pay RIAA $105 million
— 2:30 PM on May 13, 2011

Cha-ching! LimeWire has settled with the music industry and agreed to cough up $105 million for its role in promoting piracy. As...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Report: Facebook hired PR firm to smear Google
— 9:24 AM on May 12, 2011

You know the tagline—you don't get to 500 million friends without making a few enemies. Mark Zuckerberg might have made a mighty foe indeed out...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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