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Friday night topic: Video game graphics, then and now
— 4:00 PM on March 8, 2013

I know in my bones that graphics technology has advanced by leaps and bounds over time and that video game visuals have improved to take...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Redmond firm developing Windows 8 Pro smartphone
— 6:00 AM on February 27, 2013

Likely thanks to Intel's new Clover Trail+ Atom processor, you may soon be able to buy a smartphone running the full-fat version of Windows...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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HP announces 7-inch, $169 Android tablet
— 9:03 AM on February 25, 2013

Everyone was expecting HP to unveil an Android tablet. Well, here it is. This isn't the Tegra 4-powered contraption we were told about, though....

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Intel expands mSATA line with 525 Series SSD
— 10:30 AM on January 28, 2013

Although Intel has a deep lineup of solid-state drives, its selection of mSATA models has been rather limited. Until today, all the firm had...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Mobile computing

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Sliding MSI tablet coming this month at $1299
— 2:56 PM on January 8, 2013

Remember that MSI tablet with the slide-out keyboard we saw at Computex? The device made an encore performance at CES this week—only now, it's...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Etc.
— 10:44 AM on December 24, 2012

Howdy, folks. As Christmas approaches, we'll be scaling back our publishing schedule somewhat. We will be attempting to post some news today, but...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming The Tech Report

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Rage's Scorchers DLC is up for grabs
— 6:00 AM on December 19, 2012

Bethesda and id Software have delivered on their promise. This weekend, the two companies teased a Rage expansion (or DLC, if you're one of...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Futuremark shows new 3DMark eye candy, delays release
— 4:54 PM on December 10, 2012

On the heels of last week's dazzling Fire Strike trailer, Futuremark has released a few screenshots of another test from the next version...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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New Acer ultrabooks sport 1080p IPS panels, high prices
— 9:44 AM on October 2, 2012

On the heels of IHS's doom-and-gloom report on the ultrabook market, Acer has unveiled a new series of ultrabooks geared toward Windows 8....

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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HP unveils hybrid 11.6'' Windows 8 tablet
— 9:18 AM on August 30, 2012

We learned a couple of months back that HP has no plans for ARM-powered Windows RT tablets—at least not yet. The firm still intends...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Epic's Minecraft-inspired Fortnite a PC exclusive
— 9:27 AM on July 13, 2012

PC exclusives are rare in the gaming industry, but Epic is cooking up one based on the next-generation Unreal Engine 4. In recent years,...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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New screenshots show survival MMOFPS Survivarium
— 4:33 PM on July 9, 2012

I'm still disappointed that S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 was cancelled, but I'm intrigued by the next project from its developers: Survivarium, a free-to-play, massively multiplayer first-person shooter...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Google's $199 tablet is official; you can pre-order one now
— 1:57 PM on June 27, 2012

Everyone was expecting Google to unveil a new tablet at its I/O developer conference this morning, and the company didn't disappoint. It pulled back the...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Trinity-toting HP Envy Sleekbook now available
— 5:17 PM on June 19, 2012

Now you can get a not-quite-an-ultrabook from HP, too. The company has started taking orders for the Envy Sleekbook 6, a thin-and-light machine with...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Microsoft unveils ARM-, Intel-powered tablets
— 8:49 PM on June 18, 2012

At a highly publicized media event in Los Angeles this afternoon, Microsoft took the wraps off not one, but two Windows 8 tablets. One...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Square Enix shows impressive DirectX 11 tech demo
— 5:37 PM on June 6, 2012

Is this how games would look if they weren't targeted at ancient console hardware? If so, wow. Final Fantasy series developer Square Enix has posted some...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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First Crysis 3 screenshots show overgrown New York
— 9:30 AM on April 16, 2012

EA made good on its promise to spill the beans about Crysis 3 today. It and Crytek have officially announced the game, posting...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Dell's 13-inch ultrabook goes up for sale
— 6:00 AM on February 28, 2012

The first Dell consumer ultrabook is here, and it can be yours—if you're willing to part with $999, that is. Dell has started taking...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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