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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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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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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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Could Windows 8's new UI be a sign of things to come?
— 1:44 PM on June 3, 2011

If what Microsoft showed earlier this week is any indication, Windows 8 looks set to abandon age-old user interface paradigms and serve up a full-screen,...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows Mac

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Microsoft demos Windows 8's new interface
— 12:33 AM on June 2, 2011

Late yesterday, Microsoft lifted the veil off Windows 8, previewing a new user interface designed to bridge the gap between conventional PCs and touch-enabled...

Type: News story Tags: Software Operating systems Windows

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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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Etc.
— 1:10 PM on May 25, 2011

Greetings from Damage Labs, where I sit in my storm-hardened bunker while no less than five active tornado warnings cover my area, as the sirens...

Type: News story Tags: Software Operating systems

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Ballmer lets slip Windows 8 release schedule, backtracks
— 10:51 AM on May 24, 2011

Something strange happened at the Microsoft Developer Forum in Tokyo, Japan yesterday. According to the official transcript on Microsoft's website, CEO Steve Ballmer said...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Microsoft: Intel's Windows-on-ARM talk 'factually inaccurate'
— 12:39 AM on May 19, 2011

Is anyone really surprised? As Business Insider reports, Microsoft has publicly addressed Intel's claims about the ARM version of Windows 8, and in short,...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Operating systems Windows

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Intel says ARM Windows 8 won't run x86 apps
— 9:36 AM on May 18, 2011

If you were hoping for some sort of Rosetta-like emulation layer to enable Windows 8 to run x86 applications when installed on an ARM system,...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Operating systems Windows

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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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