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Deal of the week: Memory, power, and storage
— 2:14 PM on June 17, 2011

Cheap memory is a staple of our deal posts—and with good reason. More is almost always better, and thanks to factors ranging from oversupply to...

Type: News story Tags: Power Storage Memory

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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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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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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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Silverstone cases cover monsters to midgets
— 11:48 AM on June 3, 2011

Computex — PC enclosures come in a multitude of of sizes these days, and Silverstone seems to have them all covered. The most striking...

Type: News story Tags: Cases Power

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New Thermaltake coolers offer more extremeness
— 3:36 AM on June 3, 2011

Computex — While touring Thermaltake's booth on the Computex show floor, we stumbled upon one of the largest CPU coolers I've ever seen. Behold...

Type: News story Tags: Power Cooling

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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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Ballmer should resign, says hedge fund manager
— 9:48 AM on May 26, 2011

Should Steve Ballmer step down as Microsoft's CEO? While his tenure continues to see Microsoft rake in billions of dollars in profits every quarter,...

Type: News story Tags: Software Windows

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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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Deal of the week: Quiet graphics and other bargains
— 4:50 PM on May 20, 2011

This week's deal post is less about coupons and more about a couple of tasty graphics cards we had a chance to review earlier this...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Power Storage Memory

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