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Rat 7 gaming mouse gets Albino upgrade
— 11:40 AM on August 11, 2011

White is the new black, not only for PC enclosures, but also for other components and accessories. I'm not sure about this next...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices

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Poll: The third dimension
— 5:23 PM on July 27, 2011

I went to see the new Harry Potter movie the other day, and predictably, the most convenient screening available at 9 PM on a Saturday...

Poll Question: • When it comes to stereoscopic 3D, I prefer:

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Gaming

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Consoles are '40% of the game industry,' says EA CEO
— 12:05 PM on July 27, 2011

Consoles aren't as big as they used to be, at least in the grand scheme of things. EA CEO Jon Riccitiello dropped that bombshell...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Game consoles

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Microsoft adds RAW preview support to Windows 7
— 5:19 PM on July 26, 2011

Fellow photographers, rejoice! After a quick codec pack download, those of you running Windows 7 or Vista should be able to preview RAW files straight...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia

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Razer's BlackWidow and BlackWidow Ultimate keyboards
— 3:10 AM on July 26, 2011

We've tested both of Razer's clicky mechanical gaming keyboards to figure out whether they're worth the money—and hearing loss.

Type: Feature article Tags: Input devices

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Release roundup: Fresh PSUs, gaming headphones, and a dock
— 3:37 PM on July 22, 2011

No doubt owing to the ongoing summer lull, the pickings are slim this week as far as new product introductions go. Still, our inbox has...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Power Storage

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Asus' Xonar U3 USB audio device
— 11:14 PM on July 13, 2011

For just $40, the Xonar U3 squeezes headphone and microphone jacks, an S/PDIF output, EAX emulation, speaker virtualization, and Dolby Digital Live support into...

Type: Feature article Tags: Multimedia

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AMD GPUs could power all three next-gen consoles
— 2:10 PM on July 11, 2011

Even today, AMD enjoys a rather privileged position in the console world, with its graphics processors powering two of the three current-gen consoles—Microsoft's Xbox 360...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Game consoles

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Deal of the week: $1/GB solid-state storage and more
— 2:11 PM on July 8, 2011

We've got a cornucopia of deals for you this week, starting with an eye-popping bargain on a 64GB solid-state drive. Kingston's SSDNow V100 64GB currently...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Multimedia Storage Memory

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Carmack foresees phones outdoing today's consoles
— 9:35 AM on July 8, 2011

id Software technical guru John Carmack has been rather chatty lately, giving long interviews and imparting his wisdom upon eager listeners. This time, he's

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Game consoles Personal tech

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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

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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

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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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Report: Wii U graphics based on Radeon HD 4870
— 9:35 AM on June 15, 2011

Slowly but surely, more details are emerging about Nintendo's upcoming Wii U console. We knew the system had an AMD graphics chip, and...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Game consoles

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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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