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Ubuntu ushers me out of the Windows XP era
— 11:02 PM on July 7, 2011

Well, it finally happened. Windows XP is no longer the primary OS on any of my day-to-day machines. The last holdout was my laptop,...

Type: Blog post Tags: Operating systems

Release roundup: Mouse pads, white cases, and dense memory
— 5:39 PM on July 7, 2011

This week in our roundup of miscellaneous product releases and announcements, we've got news from A-Data, BitFenix, Shuttle, and XFX. A-Data...

Type: News story Tags: Cases Memory Input devices

Gateway laptop crams 14'' display into 13'' chassis
— 2:13 PM on July 7, 2011

Makers of notebook PCs aren't often adventurous—unless aping the latest Apple design counts—but Gateway has gone a little out there with its new ID47 notebook....

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

New Rage trailer promises 'deep and meaningful' story
— 12:12 PM on July 7, 2011

I've played every id game since Commander Keen, so you can probably count me among fans of the studio's work. Heck, I loved Doom...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

EA clarifies, confuses stance on platform exclusives
— 11:54 AM on July 7, 2011

Crysis 2 mysteriously disappeared from Steam a few weeks ago. EA was suspected to be behind the move, but it turns out that...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

A triple-core Llano CPU might be on the way
— 9:42 AM on July 7, 2011

In recent years, AMD has positioned triple-core versions of its Phenom, Phenom II, and Athlon II processors at the bottom of its desktop CPU lineup....

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

Amazon Cloud Drive gets sort-of-unlimited music storage
— 6:00 AM on July 7, 2011

Clearly, Amazon isn't taking the impending arrival of iCloud lying down. The company has announced three improvements that make Cloud Drive and Cloud Player...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Internet

Silverstone's Raven RV03 case
— 12:58 AM on July 7, 2011

This oddball enclosure from Silverstone turns age-old concepts on their head: the motherboard tray is rotated 90 degrees, several drive bays sit directly behind...

Type: Feature article Tags: Cases

Chocolate Day Shortbread
— 12:00 AM on July 7, 2011

Eight is Enough Engadget's Facebook video chat and Skype 5.5 beta hands-on ATi-Forum: Phenom II X4 650T and 960T pictured? (in German) VR-Zone...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

Report: AMD could beat Nvidia to the punch with 28-nm GPUs
— 6:36 PM on July 6, 2011

Charlie Demerjian over at SemiAccurate has written up a rather interesting piece on Kepler, Nvidia's upcoming 28-nm flagship GPU. If we're to believe his...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

Catalyst 11.6b hotfix adds Llano support, fixes bugs
— 3:58 PM on July 6, 2011

AMD may deserve criticism for some things, but a lackadaisical approach to graphics driver releases certainly isn't one of them. Every month for the past...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

TR BBQ 2011 is one month from today
— 2:46 PM on July 6, 2011

Yep, just a month from now, on August 6th, the eighth annual TR BBQ event will kick off on the shores of Lake Michigan. In...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous The Tech Report

Poll: What's the best CPU/GPU hybrid?
— 11:59 AM on July 6, 2011

After years of talk about how CPUs and GPUs are on a collision course, we finally have numerous examples of the two components sharing silicon...

Poll Question: • Best CPU/GPU hybrid:

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

Skyrim gets PC extras; Battlefield 3 won't have mod tools
— 10:55 AM on July 6, 2011

Earlier this year, Bethesda confirmed that the upcoming Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim would come with mod tools. According to an interview with...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

Via to sell S3 Graphics to HTC
— 9:28 AM on July 6, 2011

In the PC market these days, the integration of microprocessors and graphics is the name of the game—it drove AMD to purchase ATI back in...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

ThinkPad X121e serves up a choice of Intel, AMD CPUs
— 6:00 AM on July 6, 2011

Lenovo has another ultraportable ThinkPad in the pipeline, and this one doesn't discriminate. As Lilliputing reports, the ThinkPad X121e—news of which broke in Europe...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

National Fried Chicken Day Shortbread
— 12:00 AM on July 6, 2011

Eight is Enough Win Rumors: Microsoft to release a Windows 8 preview build at WPC 2011 next week? Engadget reports Microsoft and Wistron...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

Desktop A-series APUs land at Newegg
— 4:24 PM on July 5, 2011

The first desktop accelerated processing units from AMD have arrived—and no, this time, benchmarks and pretty pictures aren't the only things on the menu. The...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs