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Windows 8 to scale with high-DPI tablets
— 5:56 PM on March 22, 2012

High-DPI displays seem to be the wave of the future, especially on tablets—just look at the iPad 3 and the upcoming Transformer Infinity Series....

Type: News story Tags: Displays Windows Personal tech

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Firefox to gain H.264 video support
— 9:29 AM on March 20, 2012

Right now, Firefox is in a bit of an odd place when it comes to HTML5 video: it supports Ogg Theora and Google's WebM codecs,...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Deal of the week: Games, monitors, and a cheap GTX 570
— 5:06 PM on March 16, 2012

Let's begin this week's deal 'o the week with some juicy gaming bargains, as we often do. Amazon is running a pretty tantalizing sale...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Displays Gaming

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Firefox 13 will introduce silent updates
— 6:00 AM on March 15, 2012

Last year, in an apparent display of one-upmanship, Mozilla decided to speed up Firefox's release cycle dramatically. The result? We went from Firefox 4 to...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Firefox 11 arrives with snazzy 3D dev tools
— 9:27 AM on March 14, 2012

A new version of Firefox has arrived, and users have two major new features to look forward to: add-on sync, which lets you synchronize...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Chrome, too, is coming to Metro
— 9:50 AM on March 13, 2012

Yesterday, we told you all about the upcoming version of Firefox for Windows 8's Metro environment. Well, we told you as much as Mozilla's...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Firefox coming to Metro in Windows 8
— 4:56 PM on March 12, 2012

Good news, Firefox users. If you plan to use Windows 8 on a touch-enabled system, you won't be stuck with Internet Explorer. Firefox Platform Engineer...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Report: Next-gen Asus ultrabooks to have 1080p IPS displays
— 10:46 AM on March 12, 2012

As one might expect, Asus is prepping Ivy Bridge updates for its UX-series ultraportables. In addition to featuring Intel's latest CPU, The Verge

Type: News story Tags: Displays Mobile computing

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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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Microsoft takes a closer look at touchscreen latency
— 9:53 AM on March 9, 2012

There's something very natural about the touchscreen interfaces on modern tablets. Seeing a user interface react fluidly under one's fingertip is remarkably satisfying, and...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Input devices

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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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Six screens, one desk
— 6:32 PM on March 8, 2012

When I sit down at my desk in the Benchmarking Sweatshop, it feels like maybe I could tap into the Matrix. I've slowly added...

Type: Blog post Tags: Miscellaneous Displays

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Chrome ''first to fall'' in hacking competition
— 6:00 AM on March 8, 2012

Google loves to brag about how secure its Chrome browser is, and the results of last year's Pwn2Own hacking competition only gave the company...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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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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Roccat app turns smartphone into PC gaming accessory
— 3:26 PM on March 6, 2012

Want to use your smartphone to monitor and control your PC while gaming? There's an app for that—multiple ones, actually. Roccat's new

Type: News story Tags: Input devices Software Personal tech

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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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VLC media player 2.0.0 released
— 11:02 AM on February 21, 2012

VLC media player is arguably the best video playback software around. If you're a fan, good news: version 2.0.0 has been released in...

Type: News story Tags: Software

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Deal of the week: SSDs, PSUs, and motherboards
— 1:00 PM on February 10, 2012

Valentine's Day approaches. As you lavish your significant other with flowers, chocolates, and hand-written coupons for various, ahem, favors, be sure not to forget...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Power Storage Displays

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