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Thursday Night Shortbread
— 10:37 PM on October 3, 2013

The Starting Five Bloomberg: Twitter makes IPO prospectus public amid surging sales Reuters: Gates, Ballmer seek re-election to Microsoft board Reuters: Apple iPad...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

Seagate's Desktop SSHD 2TB hybrid drive reviewed
— 12:25 PM on October 3, 2013

Seagate's hybrid tech has finally been deployed in a desktop drive. The Desktop SSHD combines an 8GB flash cache with 2TB of mechanical storage....

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage

Radeon R9 290X listings appear at Newegg
— 11:52 AM on October 3, 2013

AMD announced its next-gen top-of-the-line graphics card, the Radeon R9 290X, at its GPU14 event in Hawaii last week. The company also revealed that...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

Intel's Quark SoC spawns Arduino-compatible development board
— 9:17 AM on October 3, 2013

Remember the tiny Quark SoC Intel debuted at IDF? The sub-Atom chip is closer to release than we thought. Intel has

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards Systems

Dell's Venue 11 Pro may be the Win8.1 convertible I've been waiting for
— 6:00 AM on October 3, 2013

Cyril already wrote about Dell's new tablets and notebooks, but he totally glossed over the coolest one. The Venue 11 Pro looks a...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

Dell serves up new tablets, high-PPI laptops
— 5:02 PM on October 2, 2013

Fresh from its successful privatization deal, Dell has announced a whole boatload of new mobile gear. Today's arrivals include laptops with high-PPI displays,...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

ASRock M8 barebones rig marries Mini-ITX mobo with discrete desktop graphics
— 10:15 AM on October 2, 2013

ASRock is best known for motherboards, but the firm also makes small-form-factor systems, including a new barebones gaming rig built with cooperation from BMW DesignworksUSA....

Type: News story Tags: Systems

Rumor: Intel labels ultrabooks 'failure,' may push convertibles, instead
— 9:16 AM on October 2, 2013

Intel was pretty gung-ho about the whole ultrabook thing a couple years back. Fast forward to today, and according to Charlie Demerjian of SemiAccurate, the...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

Revamped software, faster internals fuel WD My Cloud storage device
— 7:00 AM on October 2, 2013

Data storage comes in all sorts of flavors these days, and the external options are getting more and more capable. The latest is WD's...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Internet Networking

Valve files Half-Life 3 trademark in the EU
— 5:17 PM on October 1, 2013

Well, this doesn't quite beat last week's Steam-related announcements, but it's still mildly exciting. As Polygon reports, Valve has filed a trademark application for...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

BitTorrent Chat taps P2P network for secure, NSA-proof messaging
— 10:15 AM on October 1, 2013

With a steady stream of revelations keeping the NSA spying scandal in the news, it's no surprise that privacy and security have become hot topics...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

Latest Catalyst betas bring BF4 support, frame pacing improvements
— 9:20 AM on October 1, 2013

Nvidia released beta BF4 drivers yesterday, and now, it's AMD's turn. The new Catalyst 13.10 Beta2 drivers bring support for the upcoming shooter,...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

Trinity-based Xi3 Piston is ready for SteamOS, coming in November
— 6:00 AM on October 1, 2013

Remember the Xi3 Piston? The small-form-factor PC made waves in January when it was introduced as a system "designed specifically to support both...

Type: News story Tags: Game consoles

Poll: To which release are you most looking forward?
— 5:10 PM on September 30, 2013

Between all our reviews and news, not to mention reader meetups, we've kinda been neglecting our front-page poll. Today, we're freshening things up...

Poll Question: • To which release are you most looking forward?

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Mobile computing Game consoles Operating systems

300-PPI Sharp tablet has Bay Trail inside, waterproofing outside
— 11:55 AM on September 30, 2013

Sharp's IGZO display panels have already worked their way into high-PPI notebook screens and 4K desktop monitors. Now, one has popped up in a...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

Rumor: Nvidia may cut prices, release new cards in November
— 11:01 AM on September 30, 2013

Last week, AMD unveiled a whole lineup of new graphics cards: the R7 and R9 series, which will populate price points from under $89...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

GeForce 331.40 drivers improve ambient occlusion, support BF4 beta
— 10:29 AM on September 30, 2013

Less than two weeks after Nvidia released its last batch of graphics drivers, a new crop is ready to harvest. This latest...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

Windows 8.1 ad puts Start button front and center
— 9:19 AM on September 30, 2013

Microsoft has begun its charm offensive for Windows 8.1. The company has put out a 30-second ad that shows off the upcoming OS upgrade's features...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows