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Microsoft plugs 'critical' Remote Desktop holes
— 5:36 PM on March 13, 2012

Today is patch Tuesday, and if you have Remote Desktop enabled in Windows, you might want to let Automatic Updates do its thing and reboot...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Dual-socket Sandy Bridge-EP workstation board hits Newegg
— 11:06 AM on March 13, 2012

EVGA isn't the only one with an enthusiast-friendly, dual-socket workstation board designed for Intel's new Sandy Bridge-EP Xeons. Asus has officially lifted the...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Chipsets

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Windows 8-powered Nokia tablet said to be in the works
— 9:38 AM on March 12, 2012

Microsoft and Nokia are like two peas in a pod lately—and have been so ever since they formally partnered up in February 2011. It's...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Windows Personal tech

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Epic Citadel now available in a web browser near you
— 6:00 AM on March 12, 2012

We've known it was coming since last October, but witnessing it first-hand is something else. I'm talking, of course, about the Flash version of...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Internet Software

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Tribes: Ascend parodies Dead Island, sets launch date
— 2:30 PM on March 9, 2012

Oh no you didn't. Hi-Rez Studios has announced the official release date for Tribes: Ascend with a new trailer, amusingly titled Llama Island....

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Mechanized George Washington terrorizes BioShock Infinite
— 11:08 AM on March 9, 2012

True originality is far too lacking in games today. I've lost count of the number of times I've fought my way through World War...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Valve won't offer Steam console anytime soon
— 6:00 AM on March 9, 2012

Well, so much for that rumor. Valve marketing director Doug Lombardi has confirmed that the company is not on the verge of...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Game consoles Software

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Release roundup: Virtu on AMD, SSD cache drives, and more
— 5:33 PM on March 8, 2012

This week in the roundup, we bring news from ASRock, Cooler Master, Corsair, and MSI: ASRock introduces motherboard supporting Lucid Virtu...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Motherboards Cases Power Storage

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MSI shows Z77 mobo with Thunderbolt built in
— 3:30 PM on March 8, 2012

When we caught up with MSI at the Consumer Electronics Show in January, the company showed us its upcoming Z77A-GD80 motherboard. We were told...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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Incoming: Battlefield 3 to get three expansion packs
— 9:43 AM on March 7, 2012

The Battlefield team has done a good job of maintaining radio silence regarding upcoming expansions to BF3. However, at an event last night, details...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Stardock offers substitute Start menu for Windows 8
— 4:56 PM on March 6, 2012

That didn't take long. Barely a week after the Windows 8 Consumer Preview's release, someone has whipped up a substitute for the decommissioned Start...

Type: News story Tags: Software Windows

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Intel unveils the Xeon E5-2600 series
— 11:00 AM on March 6, 2012

Although the Sandy Bridge CPU microarchitecture has been available in laptops and desktops for over a year,...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Servers Workstations

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Prototype controller adds haptic feedback to analog sticks
— 10:50 AM on March 6, 2012

You can have my keyboard and mouse when you pry them from my cold, dead hands, but I can't deny the popularity of game controllers...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices Gaming

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Razer Hydra controller gets Steam integration
— 5:35 PM on March 5, 2012

Interesting. According to an announcement posted earlier today, Valve has implemented support for Razer's Hydra motion-sensing controller right into Steam. Here's the skinny from...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Free-to-play Loadout shooter blends cartoonish action, graphics
— 11:15 AM on March 5, 2012

Free-to-play games are in vogue right now, and Austin-based developer Edge of Reality is working on one that looks like quite a lot of fun....

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Valve said to be developing Steam Box hardware spec
— 11:01 AM on March 5, 2012

Whatever happened to that Steam "big picture" mode we heard about a year ago? The guys at The Verge think they have an...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Gaming

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Assassin's Creed III set in the American Revolution
— 2:34 PM on March 2, 2012

Like blockbuster movies, big-name video games tend to follow similar themes. For a while, it was difficult to find a first-person shooter that wasn't set...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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BioShock Infinite release set for October 16
— 9:37 AM on March 1, 2012

Mark your calendars, folks. Irrational Games has set a release date for the next chapter in the BioShock series, BioShock Infinite. The game is...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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