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Micron shrinks C400 SSD to mSATA size
— 11:11 AM on April 10, 2012

A new generation of ultrabooks is coming, and Micron has rolled out a fresh mini SSD to greet them. The company's RealSSD C400,...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Mobile computing

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Friday night topic: A strange new cultural avenue
— 4:53 PM on April 6, 2012

Although I've been here watching and helping document it the whole time, I am still vaguely amazed that we have gotten to the point where...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Internet

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Deal of the week: Newegg cracks for Easter
— 4:52 PM on April 6, 2012

We'll keep it simple this week: go here to visit Newegg's weekend DIY PC sale page, which offers promo codes for discounts of 10-15%...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Motherboards Power Storage Software

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Yahoo to lay off 2,000 employees
— 9:42 AM on April 4, 2012

After giving CEO Carol Bartz the boot (via phone call) last year, Yahoo is now gearing up to let go another 2,000 employees. The...

Type: News story Tags: Internet

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Mozilla shows Firefox-on-Metro progress
— 12:20 PM on April 3, 2012

Last month, we told you all about Mozilla's plans for a Metro version of Firefox. Now, Mozilla's Brian Bondy has updated his blog...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Internet Explorer is gaining share again
— 11:56 AM on April 2, 2012

After many months of slow decline at the hands of Firefox and Chrome, Internet Explorer might be starting to gain popularity again. The latest...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Intel 330 solid-state drives listed early
— 9:38 AM on April 2, 2012

A new line of mainstream solid-state drives might be on the way from Intel. The chipmaker hasn't made any announcements quite yet, but as Engadget...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Friday night topic: the online privacy apocalypse is upon us
— 5:19 PM on March 30, 2012

I have to admit, I generally start to roll my eyes and tune out whenever a certain brand of Linux-loving, introverted geek starts lecturing about...

Type: News story Tags: Internet

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Deal of the week: Sub-$100 SSDs and more
— 5:17 PM on March 30, 2012

We've got a handful of hardware deals and couple of game sales for you all this week. Let's start with the hardware, because that's where...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Power Storage Gaming

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Google Drive rumored to offer 5GB of free storage in April
— 12:51 PM on March 30, 2012

Google has long been rumored to be working on a Dropbox-like cloud storage solution. Last month, the Wall Street Journal said the so-called Google...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Internet

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Windows blocks IMs with links to The Pirate Bay
— 9:34 AM on March 27, 2012

I suppose this counts as a new kind of copy protection. Or is it malware protection? According to The Register, Microsoft has confirmed that it...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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IHS: Intel's semiconductor revenue share on the rise
— 9:29 AM on March 26, 2012

With all of those iPads and ARM-powered handsets flooding the market, you might think Intel's slice of global semiconductor sales is on a downward trend....

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Storage Miscellaneous

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Deal of the week: Cheap GeForces ahoy
— 4:58 PM on March 23, 2012

Nvidia must be making room for upcoming derivatives of its GeForce GTX 680, because there are some unusually juicy deals on the company's previous-gen...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Storage Gaming

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Rumor: Two new Intel SSDs due in May
— 10:50 AM on March 23, 2012

Intel released its 520 Series SSD last month, but it's just the first in a collection of new solid-state drives due out from the...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Release roundup: Platinum PSUs, Mini-ITX cases, and more
— 5:04 PM on March 22, 2012

The big news this week was, of course, the release of Nvidia's GeForce GTX 680—and the myriad versions of it from various card makers. But...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Cases Power Storage

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Arctic, fiber optic cables to link Japan and the UK
— 11:24 AM on March 21, 2012

This summer, work will begin on a trio of undersea cables linking Japan to the United Kingdom. Two of those lines will make their...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Networking

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WD crams 2TB into 2.5-inch USB drive
— 12:53 PM on March 20, 2012

Raise your hand if you have a portable hard drive. I thought so. There was a time when flash-based thumb drives were capacious...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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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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