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New Steam beta lets you install games to other drives
— 5:34 PM on September 11, 2012

Steam's great—I'd go so far as to say it's one of the best things about PC gaming. It's not so great for gamers with solid-state...

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Report: Secret watermarks embedded in WoW screenshots
— 12:00 PM on September 11, 2012

Sleuths in the Ownedcore forums have uncovered what appears to be a secret watermarking scheme built into World of Warcraft's screenshot function. Screenshots captured...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Seagate, WD tease next-gen hybrid drives
— 10:42 AM on September 11, 2012

Looks like Intel's next-generation Haswell platform will have some special sauce for hybrid...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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iPhone 5 expected to boost U.S. GDP growth
— 9:45 AM on September 11, 2012

Just how big is the iPhone? Bigger than you might think. Big enough that, according to a J.P. Morgan Chase research note quoted by...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Personal tech

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Tuesday Shortbread
— 12:00 AM on September 11, 2012

Eight is Enough Intel's Otellini: 'I don't think there is a tablet- or phone-centric world' - PCWorld Reuters: Intel seeks software experts...

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Couch-friendly Big Picture UI comes to Steam
— 11:54 AM on September 10, 2012

We first heard about Steam's Big Picture mode last February. At the time, Valve promised a couch-friendly user interface for its popular game...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Software

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Advertising opt-out, wall charger add $35 to Kindle Fire prices
— 11:00 AM on September 10, 2012

Amazon launched a handful of new Kindle Fire tablets last week. They're pretty affordable, with a 9" model available for as little as...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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NYT: Valve working on augmented-reality glasses
— 6:00 AM on September 10, 2012

It's no secret that Valve is quietly working on some kind of hardware project—the company's latest job posting was quite direct about it. But...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Personal tech

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Monday Shortbread
— 12:00 AM on September 10, 2012

7 Up The NY Times: Valve a video game maker with few rules Neowin shares rumor: Microsoft has split Windows group into...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Sunday Shortbread
— 12:00 AM on September 9, 2012

7 Up Fudzilla: Nvidia GTX 660 reviews delayed to September 13th iSuppli: As Wintel dominance wanes, the Microsoft / Intel alliance frays Tech2:...

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Saturday Shortbread
— 9:24 AM on September 8, 2012

The Pick 6 Barron's: Merrill cuts estimates, pounds table on 'Haswell,' process lead StreetInsider: Cantor Fitzgerald downgrades Nvidia Reuters: Apple cuts memory...

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Deal of the week: A 128GB SSD for $55, and other bargains
— 5:17 PM on September 7, 2012

The cost per gigabyte of solid-state storage has been shrinking for a while now, but we're still amazed at some of the deals that pop...

Type: News story Tags: Cases Storage Displays Mobile computing Gaming

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Diaspora offers Battlestar Galactica space combat for free
— 12:38 PM on September 7, 2012

Like many old-school PC gamers, I spent a fair amount of my youth playing space combat sims like Wing Commander. Years later, a good...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Jobs Report Friday Shortbread
— 8:26 AM on September 7, 2012

The Fierce Five Reuters: Intel cuts sales outlook on weak PC demand and Intel to showcase new chips as investors eye stagnant...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Thursday Shortbread
— 5:44 PM on September 6, 2012

Eight is Enough The Raw Story: Hackers allegedly holding Romney tax returns for ransom DigiTimes: Intel to promote Haswell platform at IDF...

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Amazon launches whole fleet of new Kindles
— 3:29 PM on September 6, 2012

We were expecting new Kindle hardware at Amazon's keynote event today, and that's precisely what we got. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos took the stage to...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Nokia details Lumia 820 and 920 handsets for Windows Phone 8
— 2:08 PM on September 6, 2012

Microsoft hasn't made much of a dent in the smartphone market, but perhaps its upcoming Windows Phone 8 operating system will change that. The...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Revamped Steam Community opens its doors
— 11:23 AM on September 5, 2012

Valve's Steam distribution system continues to evolve into more of a social gaming platform. After an apparently short beta period entailing some 440,000 testers,...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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