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HP confirms: looking to ditch PC division, nix WebOS devices
— 2:53 PM on August 18, 2011

Well, that story went from rumor to confirmed in record time. Not long after Bloomberg reported it, HP has officially confirmed that...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Mobile computing

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Bloomberg: HP set to spin off PC division
— 1:50 PM on August 18, 2011

Bloomberg is reporting that HP intends to spin off its PC division. This, according to "people with direct knowledge of the matter," comes...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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Next-gen Atom netbook platform delayed 'til November
— 10:25 AM on August 18, 2011

Getting excited about the prospect of watching a Blu-Ray disc on a 10" screen at 1024x600 resolution? Well, why shouldn't you be? That's...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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DRM debacle plagues From Dust PC release
— 9:53 AM on August 18, 2011

I've heard a lot of good things about From Dust, which has been billed as the spiritual successor to Populus. The Xbox Live Arcade...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Build your own Crysis with free Crytek SDK
— 6:00 AM on August 18, 2011

Think you can do a better job of arranging high-polygon concrete barriers than the folks at Crytek? Good news. The developer

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Guild Wars 2 trailer loaded with in-game footage
— 1:23 PM on August 17, 2011

Although I've never really been into MMOs, I've always liked the fact that Guild Wars didn't require a monthly subscription. Shell out for the...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Ubisoft relaxes Driver DRM
— 10:36 AM on August 17, 2011

DRM doesn't get much worse than "always on" implementations that require an Internet connection to experience a game's single-player component. That's the kind of...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Ultrabook CPUs still too expensive, say notebook makers
— 6:00 AM on August 17, 2011

Despite Intel reportedly outlining Ultrabook bill-of-materials costs in the $475-650 range for 21-mm-thick systems and $493-710 for thinner 18-mm ones, notebook makers are still...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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Battlefield 3 trailer showcases stunning multiplayer combat
— 3:48 PM on August 16, 2011

Battlefield 3 has been in the news quite a bit recently, but for all the wrong reasons. We've spent so much time talking about...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Leaked slides detail 28-nm AMD 'Deccan' APU
— 11:54 AM on August 16, 2011

Although most of the PC hardware industry seems to be on vacation right now, the rumor mill keeps churning away. Turkish site Donanim Haber...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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Hard Reset videos offer peeks at gameplay, story
— 10:30 AM on August 16, 2011

PC exclusives are hard to come by, so we've been paying particular attention to Hard Reset, a sci-fi shooter being developed by some of the...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Researchers integrating solar cells into LCD filters
— 9:46 AM on August 16, 2011

LCD displays are notorious power wasters and a huge source of battery drain in mobile devices. What if they could collect energy instead of...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Mobile computing

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Gearbox teases Borderlands 2
— 9:16 AM on August 16, 2011

Yeah, it isn't much, but the Borderlands fan in me is vibrating with anticipation after watching this quick teaser trailer for Borderlands 2.

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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EA offers free game with Origin pre-orders for Battlefield 3
— 6:00 AM on August 16, 2011

EA is intent on luring gamers to its new Origin distribution service. Exclusives are one way to draw folks in, but that's not going...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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More details emerge on Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
— 3:46 PM on August 15, 2011

Valve's Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is due out early next year, but the company hasn't said much about what the actual game will entail. Worry...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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New Rage trailer explores the game's sound and art
— 9:50 AM on August 12, 2011

Sick of Rage trailers yet? The game's early October release date is fast approaching, so the deluge of previews should be over soon. ...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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$330 Acer tablet released in the U.S.
— 9:38 AM on August 12, 2011

The tablet price war is in full swing. Earlier today, Acer announced the release of its 7" Iconia Tab A100 tablet in the United...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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UPDATED: Valve announces Counter-Strike sequel
— 6:00 AM on August 12, 2011

Before the Modern Warfare and Bad Company series ran realistic team-based combat into the ground, there was Counter-Strike. Valve's once-staggeringly popular multiplayer shooter hasn't made...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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