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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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Deal of the week: Graphics cards, SSDs, and a mechanical keyboard
— 1:00 PM on March 9, 2012

We've put together another collection of deals for this week's post, but before moving onto the usual suspects, here's something a little different—a cheap mechanical...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Storage Input devices

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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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WD starts shipping new 2.5'', 10k-RPM enterprise drives
— 10:10 AM on March 8, 2012

Western Digital has started shipping a new version of its 2.5" S25 enterprise drive. The third-generation design boasts a 6Gbps SAS interface, a...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers

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Hard drive prices in slow, slight decline
— 10:46 AM on March 7, 2012

The cost of mechanical drives shot up sharply in late October, after record-setting floods in Thailand took out numerous factories. Prices have since fallen...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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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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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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Deal of the week: Storage bonanza
— 1:27 PM on March 2, 2012

Despite the relatively high price of mechanical drives, the storage space is still teeming with sweet deals. Most of the discounts are hitting solid-state drives,...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Microsoft seeding Windows 8 developers with Tegra 3 PCs
— 11:48 AM on February 29, 2012

Nvidia is serious about getting its ARM-based processors inside Windows 8 systems. The company is working with Microsoft to supply developers and device makers...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Systems Operating systems

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The Windows 8 Consumer Preview is now available
— 9:50 AM on February 29, 2012

Right on schedule, Microsoft made the Windows 8 Consumer Preview available earlier this morning. You can head to the official portal for more information....

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Toshiba becomes third player in WD's acquisition of Hitachi storage
— 7:00 AM on February 29, 2012

As part of its bid to acquire Hitachi's hard drive business, Western Digital has agreed to transfer an "asset package" to rival HDD maker...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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A-Data serves up extra capacity for SandForce SSDs
— 4:06 PM on February 28, 2012

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Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Deal of the week: Games, games, games
— 5:39 PM on February 24, 2012

Solid hardware deals seem scarcer than usual this week, but there are plenty of game download deals to make up for that—especially at Amazon. Let's see......

Type: News story Tags: Storage Gaming

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Zune, Windows Live brands said to be on the chopping block
— 4:42 PM on February 24, 2012

Microsoft is cleaning house, it sounds like. We found out this morning that the company might cut down on the number of OS editions with...

Type: News story Tags: Software Windows

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Linsanity spreads to motherboard market
— 12:23 PM on February 24, 2012

Well, I suppose it was bound to happen eventually. ASRock has become the first company in the PC industry to hop on the Linsanity...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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