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Microsoft: Windows 8 won't require a hardware upgrade
— 6:00 AM on July 13, 2011

The arrival of Windows Vista caused quite a fuss a few years backā€”not just because the operating system lacked polish, but also because it required...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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'Only' 999 more days left for XP security updates
— 11:07 AM on July 12, 2011

Yesterday marked an interesting milestone for Windows XP. In 1,000 days (or 999 as of today), Microsoft will stop providing security updates for...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems

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Sandia-designed CPU cooler lacks fan, rotates heatsink instead
— 12:52 PM on July 8, 2011

CPU coolers aren't rocket science, but the Sandia National Laboratories has produced one anyway. As one might expect, it's rather special. The...

Type: News story Tags: Cooling

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Release roundup: Storage, cooling, and gaming laptops
— 4:48 PM on June 30, 2011

For this edition of the release roundup, we came across news from Corsair, Enermax, Eurocom, and Gelid while rifling through announcements that slipped through the...

Type: News story Tags: Cooling Storage Mobile computing

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HP confirms talks to license WebOS
— 9:33 AM on June 30, 2011

That certainly didn't take long. Barely a month after publicly entertaining the notion of licensing its webOS mobile operating system to other firms, HP...

Type: News story Tags: Software Operating systems Personal tech

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Huge fanless CPU cooler dissipates 100W
— 10:55 AM on June 24, 2011

One of the coolest-looking things we saw at CES was a passive CPU cooler not-so-inconspicuously tucked into a Raven enclosure at the Silverstone booth. ...

Type: News story Tags: Cooling

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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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Noctua builds a better 120-mm fan
— 10:56 AM on June 4, 2011

Computex — Unlike some cooler makers, Noctua isn't dabbling in PSUs, gaming headsets, or iPad accessories. That says a lot about the company's focus,...

Type: News story Tags: Cooling

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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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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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New coolers from NZXT, Spire spin up
— 12:38 PM on June 2, 2011

Amid all of the tablets and bleeding-edge motherboards, this week's Computex show has brought us a pair of new premium CPU coolers: NZXT's Havik 140...

Type: News story Tags: 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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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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Release roundup: Mobos, software, and fan controllers
— 4:17 PM on May 12, 2011

After a brief hiatus, our weekly release roundup is back, this time with news from Biostar, FinalWire, Gigabyte, and NZXT. Let's see what those companies...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Cooling Storage

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