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Release roundup: Mini PCs, slim SSD, and fast memory
— 6:06 PM on February 7, 2013

You know the drill. We get tipped off about a decent number of product launches every week, and they don't all make it into our...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Systems Memory

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John Carmack champions emulation for Linux games
— 9:38 AM on February 7, 2013

Valve's upcoming Steam box has fueled a lot of chatter about Linux as a gaming platform. John Carmack has an interesting take on the...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Operating systems

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Valve working with J.J. Abrams on big movie, game projects
— 6:00 AM on February 7, 2013

Gabe Newell has been in the news a lot lately, mostly related to Steam and its upcoming console hardware. This time, however, the Valve...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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OCZ bundles Far Cry 3 with Vector SSDs
— 3:00 PM on February 6, 2013

It's game bundle season—again. On the heels of AMD, which kicked off its Never Settle Reloaded promotion this weekend, OCZ has started offering free...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Gaming

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Big retailers sign up to sell Ouya game console
— 10:21 AM on February 6, 2013

Remember that Kickstarted Ouya game console? The $100 device features Nvidia's Tegra 3 processor, Google's Android OS, a custom controller with dual analog...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Game consoles

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L.A. Noire blooper reel highlights superb facial animation
— 6:00 AM on February 6, 2013

Games are resembling movies more and more these days. The graphics are becoming more lifelike, and so are the animation systems governing the characters....

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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HP trash talks Dell over buyback
— 5:01 PM on February 5, 2013

So, you've probably heard about Dell going private in a buyback deal worth $24 billion. Well, Dell's chief nemesis in the PC market, HP,...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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Zotac's Zbox ID42 Plus nettop reviewed
— 1:13 PM on February 5, 2013

This $400 home-theater machine crams a Sandy Bridge processor and a desktop GeForce into a surprisingly small package. We've tinkered with it, both in...

Type: Feature article Tags: Systems

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Dell goes private in $24 billion deal
— 10:16 AM on February 5, 2013

It's official. Dell has announced that it's going private. The

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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New 3DMark released for Windows
— 8:52 AM on February 5, 2013

After a lengthy delay, the next version of 3DMark is finally out for Windows. Folks eager to make their PCs sweat can download...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Newell wants Steam to be a network API
— 10:29 AM on February 4, 2013

Steam had humble beginnings, but over the years, Valve has turned it into the most popular game distribution service around. One could argue that...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Internet

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New AMD bundle includes Crysis 3, BioShock Infinite, Tomb Raider
— 8:07 PM on February 2, 2013

AMD is pretty happy with the results of last year's Never Settle promotion. So happy, in fact, that it's decided to renew the promotion...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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New Catalyst beta further boosts Crysis 3 performance
— 10:47 AM on February 1, 2013

Calling all Radeon users! Well, at least those who signed up for the Crysis 3 multiplayer beta. There's a new beta of AMD's Catalyst...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Final Battlefield 3 DLC adds dirt bikes, capture the flag
— 9:02 AM on February 1, 2013

More than a year has passed since Battlefield 3 was released, and new content is still rolling out. The game's fifth and final End Game...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Rumor: Dell to go private—with Microsoft's help
— 6:00 AM on February 1, 2013

I don't know if you've kept up with the Wall Street chatter lately,...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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Valve's Newell: Biggest threat in the living room is Apple
— 11:56 AM on January 31, 2013

Given its efforts to bring Steam into the living room, you'd think Valve would...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Personal tech

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Nvidia explains how it built Project Shield
— 8:59 AM on January 31, 2013

Nvidia's Project Shield handheld was one of the biggest surprises at CES this year. As it turns out, the device went from idea to live...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Game consoles

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Particle effects swirl in Hawken PhysX demo
— 11:03 AM on January 30, 2013

Nvidia has been pushing its proprietary PhysX technology for what seems like forever. The list of supported games remains relatively thin, with only...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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