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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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Release roundup: Cases, SSDs, and a new cooler
— 12:35 PM on August 18, 2011

Although this week has been short on major launches, our inbox did catch wind of a few smaller releases from Cooler Master, Corsair, and Lian...

Type: News story Tags: Cases Cooling Storage

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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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Intel 320 Series SSD update squashes big, juicy bug
— 4:38 PM on August 17, 2011

Well, that was quick. Just a few days after announcing that a firmware update for its 320 Series SSDs was in final validation...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Catalyst 11.8 drivers adopt stronger position against aliasing
— 3:37 PM on August 17, 2011

AMD has uncorked yet another monthly driver update for its Radeon GPUs. This one, Catalyst 11.8, promises some tweaks to the Control Center interface,...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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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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Updated - 320 Series firmware fix due within two weeks
— 9:44 AM on August 17, 2011

We dropped Intel's 320 Series SSD from the current iteration of our current system guide because of a nasty firmware bug that can...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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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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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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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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Release roundup: Motherboards, mice, and more
— 3:55 PM on August 12, 2011

This week in the realm of miscellaneous hardware releases, we've got news from BitFenix, Gigabyte, Silicon Power, and SteelSeries.

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Cases Storage Input devices

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Deal of the week: SSDs, PSUs, and an LCD with a VA panel
— 2:25 PM on August 12, 2011

We have an interesting mix of deals for you this week, starting with something you might expect: an SSD. 120GB versions of Intel's

Type: News story Tags: Power Storage Displays

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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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