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Hard drive reliability study names names
— 8:00 AM on January 21, 2014

In November, online backup provider Backblaze published some interesting statistics on hard drive mortality based on over 25,000 units in active service. It found...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Deal of the week: Cheap memory, discounted storage, and free games
— 12:31 PM on January 17, 2014

Retailers are still recovering from their holiday sales, so the deals landscape is a little barren. However, we've found some nice discounts on a...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Memory Gaming

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Chrome gets noisy tab indicator, new Windows 8 mode
— 9:19 AM on January 15, 2014

Yesterday, Google began the silent, automated rollout of its latest Chrome release—version 32.0. The new update doesn't look all that different from the previous one...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Valve adds VR to Steam's Big Picture mode
— 9:27 AM on January 14, 2014

Today is the day Valve's Steam Dev Days conference begins. As we learned last week, Valve is expected to release a development toolkit for...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Gaming Software

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Deal of the week: Solid-state drives and IPS screens
— 5:14 PM on January 13, 2014

We skipped our regularly scheduled deal o' the week post last Friday, but fear not; we've singled out a few discounts for you guys today.

Type: News story Tags: Storage Displays

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Lucid GameXtend conserves power with just-in-time frame delivery
— 12:00 PM on January 11, 2014

We hadn't heard much from the folks at Lucid for a while, but they were back at CES 2014 with an intriguing new application for...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Mobile computing Software Personal tech

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Corsair's new USB thumb drive has full-size-, Micro-USB ports
— 3:21 PM on January 10, 2014

Wouldn't it be great if all tablets had full-sized USB ports? You could plug in thumb drives and all manner of other devices without adapters...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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19-nm flash, PCI Express connectivity populate Plextor's M6 SSD family
— 9:19 AM on January 9, 2014

Plextor has introduced a new family of M6 solid-state drives at the Consumer Electronics Show this year. The lineup uses Toshiba's latest 19-nm...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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VESA adding USB 3.0, power deliver to DisplayPort spec
— 6:00 AM on January 8, 2014

Power delivery and USB 3.0 connectivity are coming to DisplayPort. The VESA...

Type: News story Tags: Power Storage Displays Mobile computing

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Seagate's 4TB portable hard drive requires only USB power
— 1:34 PM on January 7, 2014

Portable hard drives have quickly become the go-to solution for bulk external storage. They plug into just about any PC and offer plentiful capacity...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Mobile computing

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LaCie Sphère combines high-end silverware, USB storage
— 6:11 PM on January 6, 2014

LaCie builds some of the most exotic external storage solutions around, at least for desktop systems, and it's in fine form at CES this year....

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Deal of the week: Exotic memory, discounted storage, and a gaming mouse
— 11:28 AM on January 3, 2014

Holiday sales are winding down, and the selection of hardware deals is a little thin as a result. We've still managed to find some nice...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Memory Input devices

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Report: Winamp could be saved by Radionomy deal
— 9:15 AM on January 2, 2014

Just before Christmas, we learned that Winamp might get a second wind. Now, TechCruch is reporting that the media player software and associated Shoudcast...

Type: News story Tags: Software

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Hackers demonstrate firmware vulnerability in SD cards
— 10:40 AM on December 30, 2013

A team comprised of Sean "xobs" Cross and Xbox hacker Andrew "bunnie" Huang has demonstrated an exploit that allows SD memory cards to be...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Report: NSA intercepts computer shipments, plants malware
— 6:00 AM on December 30, 2013

German news magazine Der Spiegel has published a couple of articles containing new...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Storage Internet Software

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Deal of the week: Hardware and Steam bargains
— 4:33 PM on December 27, 2013

This week in our bargain-hunting post, we have a mix of hardware deals and some the hottest games from Valve's ongoing Steam Holiday Sale....

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Storage Displays Gaming

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Report: Intel's 9-series chipsets primed for M.2 SSDs
— 10:33 AM on December 24, 2013

M.2 slots are already available on a couple of desktop motherboards. Next year, we could see them on a lot more. An official-looking...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Storage

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Winamp isn't dead yet, could get second wind
— 6:00 AM on December 23, 2013

Remember how Winamp was supposed to shut down on December 20? It's now December 23, and reports of Winamp's death seem to have been...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Software

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