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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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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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High-DPI iPad 3 displays said to be in short supply
— 9:49 AM on March 2, 2012

Apple products are almost always hard to come by soon after their launch. People queue up at stores, place pre-orders, and sometimes wait days or...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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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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Rumor: 7.85'' iPad to hit production later than expected
— 6:00 AM on March 1, 2012

As we count down the days to next week's iPad 3 launch event, the rumor mill is already grinding on about the next shiny Apple...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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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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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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Apple sets iPad 3 launch for March 7
— 6:00 AM on February 29, 2012

Putting an end to months of tireless speculation, Apple announced the launch date for its next iPad yesterday. And, from what we can tell, the...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Thermaltake's Meka G1 and G-Unit keyboards
— 10:21 PM on February 28, 2012

Cherry MX switches and extra perks dominate Thermaltake's mechanical keyboards. We take a closer look at the Meka G1 and G-Unit to see...

Type: Feature article Tags: Input devices

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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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$200 USB stick offers ARM CPU, HDMI output
— 11:58 AM on February 28, 2012

People always seem to be surprised that an operating system can run entirely from a USB thumb drive. Imagine what they'll think of FXI Technologies'...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Dell's 13-inch ultrabook goes up for sale
— 6:00 AM on February 28, 2012

The first Dell consumer ultrabook is here, and it can be yours—if you're willing to part with $999, that is. Dell has started taking...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Asus shows new tablets, PadFone
— 11:28 AM on February 27, 2012

The Mobile World Congress is on in Barcelona, Spain right now, and Asus is using the event to show off some new additions to its...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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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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A look at TR's new GPU test rigs
— 12:22 PM on February 24, 2012

As I mentioned on the podcast this week, I have been working to re-fit Damage Labs with new hardware all around....

Type: Blog post Tags: Graphics Systems The Tech Report

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Tribes: Ascend enters open beta
— 11:01 AM on February 24, 2012

I logged a lot of hours playing the original Starsiege: Tribes. It offered fantastic multiplayer gameplay on what was at the time a pretty...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Max Payne 3 PC to have 'gloriously increased' detail
— 6:00 AM on February 24, 2012

Something amazing may be about to happen: a PC release will have enhanced graphics but won't be delayed til six months after the console version...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Release roundup: High-end gear and a neat SATA dock
— 6:04 PM on February 23, 2012

This week in the roundup, we bring tidings of fresh product launches from ASRock, PowerColor, Thermaltake, and Spire: ASRock and Fatal1ty...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Motherboards Cooling Storage

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