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IHS: Qualcomm the number-three semiconductor supplier in 2012
— 1:55 PM on December 6, 2012

IHS iSuppli has put together a preliminary list of the top 20 semiconductor suppliers for 2012. Intel is still at the top, despite the fact...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Mobile computing Personal tech

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Jelly Bean-equipped Toshiba 10-inch tablet to cost $350
— 12:53 PM on December 5, 2012

In the market for an inexpensive Android 4.1 Jelly Bean tablet? Good news: Toshiba is set to release a new Excite 10 SE tablet tomorrow....

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Win8 adoption low among web surfers, Steam gamers
— 1:04 PM on December 4, 2012

Microsoft says it's sold 40 million licenses for Windows 8. However, the new OS made up only 1.3% of web traffic in November according...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Operating systems

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New 3DMark scene has fire, brimstone, particles
— 6:00 AM on December 4, 2012

The folks at Futuremark say they're "deep into final testing" of the next 3DMark, and they've posted a fresh trailer to get us all hyped...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Here's what kind of PC you'll need for Crysis 3
— 5:19 PM on December 3, 2012

The Crysis series has always been notorious for its steep hardware requirements. Crytek posted minimum, recommended, and "hi-performance" PC specs for Crysis 3 on the...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Steam's Big Picture mode out of beta
— 1:55 PM on December 3, 2012

It's official: Steam's Big Picture mode is finally ready for prime time. The couch-friendly user interface for Valve's game and content distribution service was revealed...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Software

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Deal of the week: a 120GB SSD for $85, cheap games, and more
— 5:29 PM on November 30, 2012

Yes, there are still deals to go around—even as some retailers (and some unfortunate shoppers) are recovering from the stampedes of Black Friday and Cyber...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Memory Gaming

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Release roundup: White paint, rugged storage, and precision mice
— 5:00 PM on November 30, 2012

Things were a little slow last week because of the holiday, but they definitely picked up this week. We covered plenty of releases in our...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Cases Power Storage Input devices

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Humble Bundle goes pro, offers THQ games dirt-cheap
— 5:32 PM on November 29, 2012

We've covered Humble Indie Bundles in the past, but they're usually just that—bundles of indie games. This time, the same folks are offering something...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Surface for Windows 8 Pro to cost $899—sans keyboard
— 4:55 PM on November 29, 2012

Remember when Microsoft said the Surface for Windows 8 Pro was going to be priced in the same ballpark as ultrabooks? Yeah, it wasn't...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Dishonored selling well, will become a franchise
— 6:00 AM on November 29, 2012

I enjoyed Dishonored. I enjoyed it so much I wrote about it last month, but it never quite struck me as a potential best-seller....

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Corsair's Carbide Series 200R vs. Antec's Three Hundred Two
— 11:02 AM on November 28, 2012

We've compared the successor to Antec's famous Three Hundred enclosure to a new, similarly priced entrant, the Carbide Series 200R—Corsair's cheapest enclosure ever. The...

Type: Feature article Tags: Cases

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Latest GeForce drivers crank up Far Cry 3 performance
— 9:30 AM on November 28, 2012

Far Cry 3 is due out tomorrow in Europe and next Tuesday here in North America, and Nvidia has churned out a fresh driver update...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Ubisoft shows off Far Cry 3 map editor
— 6:00 AM on November 27, 2012

You know, Far Cry 3 is starting to look awfully tempting. Over the past few days, we've seen glowing reviews from sites like Shacknews...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Thermaltake SD101 case courts low-power Mini-ITX systems
— 12:47 PM on November 26, 2012

Thermaltake has unveiled a new SD101 enclosure designed for Mini-ITX systems. Despite its compact 10.4" x 4.7" x 10.3" dimensions, the case doesn't...

Type: News story Tags: Cases

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Deal of the week: Black Friday 2012 edition
— 11:12 AM on November 23, 2012

Black Friday is here, and the deals are plentiful. If you're sitting at home recovering from last night's meal instead of mercilessly stampeding brick-and-mortar stores...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Gaming

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Why CS:GO is the best multiplayer shooter out there
— 9:18 AM on November 23, 2012

I picked up Counter-Strike: Global Offensive last week. I don't know why it took me so long—the game came out in August, after all, and...

Type: Blog post Tags: Gaming

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Portal 2 update adds split-screen multiplayer
— 12:06 PM on November 21, 2012

Valve seems intent on making PC gaming a better fit for the living room. Steam's Big Picture mode is part of that effort, and...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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