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Zotac's Zbox HD-ID11 barebones nettop
— 11:25 AM on July 13, 2010

Zotac's Zbox HD-ID11 brings a dual-core Atom, Ion GPU, 802.11n Wi-Fi, and XBMC support to a barebones nettop. Is it the ultimate bargain HTPC?

Type: Feature article Tags: Motherboards Cases Systems

From start to finish in Rez HD
— 8:32 AM on June 18, 2010

This year's E3 expo has played host to all sorts of new gaming hotness. We've learned that the Need for Speed franchise will return...

Type: Blog post Tags: Gaming

Darwinia: a great game for notebooks
— 12:00 AM on May 14, 2010

I love budget ultraportables—especially my Aspire 1810TZ. For my needs, the Aspire's Consumer Ultra Low-Voltage processor is snappy enough to make the thin-and-light...

Type: Blog post Tags: Gaming

Mac Steam client arrives, Portal offered for free
— 4:54 PM on May 12, 2010

Who ever said Macs can't play games? Valve released the Mac OS X version of its Steam client earlier this afternoon, allowing users of...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Mac

First official Crysis 2 screenshots released
— 3:14 PM on March 4, 2010

So, we know Crysis 2 is in development, and we know it will be set not on a tropical island, but in good, old...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

Zotac reveals Zbox nettop with next-gen Ion
— 8:01 AM on March 2, 2010

Now that Nvidia has officially pulled the curtain off its new Ion, we can tell you about more of the systems based on the...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

Valve premieres revamped Steam application
— 11:07 AM on February 24, 2010

After many years of slow, gradual evolution, the Steam user interface has gotten a complete revamp. Valve kicked off a public beta of the...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

Metro 2033 to have DirectX 11 eye candy
— 4:19 PM on February 17, 2010

We've already written a little bit about Metro 2033, a post-apocalyptic shooter from little-known Ukrainian studio 4A Games. As it turns out, the game...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

Gearbox teases biggest Borderlands expansion yet
— 3:09 PM on January 29, 2010

After The Zombie Island of Dr. Ned and Mad Moxxi's Underdome Riot, Gearbox Software is now putting the finishing touches on its third...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

Left 4 Dead 2: reheating zombies Cajun style
— 6:58 PM on December 11, 2009

I'll make no apologies: I was a fan of the original Left 4 Dead. By the time my interest waned and my friends and I...

Type: Blog post Tags: Gaming

ASRock offers Ion nettops with, without Blu-ray
— 5:06 PM on December 9, 2009

What if you could get a diminutive nettop with a dual-core Atom, Nvidia graphics, and a built-in Blu-ray player? Well, now you can. Sort of....

Type: News story Tags: Systems

If Michael Bay made a video game—thoughts on Modern Warfare 2
— 11:13 AM on November 25, 2009

Since Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 apparently broke records with the biggest-ever entertainment launch two weeks ago, odds are you've already played it....

Type: Blog post Tags: Gaming

S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Pripyat benchmark appears
— 11:00 AM on November 19, 2009

Finally, a DirectX 11 benchmark based on an actual game. Shacknews writes that GSC Game World has released a freely downloadable benchmarking tool based...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

Asus hops on the Atom home server bandwagon
— 2:36 PM on November 18, 2009

Following in the footsteps of HP and Acer, Asus has announced a...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

Dell Zino HD reaches the U.S., starts at $229
— 11:05 AM on November 12, 2009

Well, that didn't take long. Two days after its first appearance in Europe, Dell's Zino HD has made it across the Atlantic and

Type: News story Tags: Systems

Dell Zino HD 'nettop' is cheap, has AMD guts
— 10:44 AM on November 10, 2009

Eat your hearts out, nettops. There's a new kid in town, and it's got a little more power under the hood than your typical Atom...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

Shooting my way through Borderlands
— 12:58 PM on November 6, 2009

"Okay, just one more mission..." That phrase usually preceded me going to bed far too late through most of last week. Yes, I was bitten...

Type: Blog post Tags: Gaming

Apple refreshes iMac, MacBook, Mac mini systems
— 2:10 PM on October 20, 2009

On the heels of its record-breaking financial results, Apple has revamped its consumer Mac line with new, larger-screened iMacs, a polycarbonate unibody MacBook, and...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Mac