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Bargain basement: [insert best deals here]
— 11:30 AM on April 19, 2019

Greetings, fellow deal seekers! Bruno's got the day off, so, while the code-monkey's away, the gerbils will play. A couple of us have picked a couple...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Personal tech

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Report: Wired reveals the first details about the next PlayStation
— 1:30 PM on April 16, 2019

The folks over at Wired have been blessed with an exclusive look at the next-generation PlayStation, courtesy of an interview with Mark Cerny,...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Game consoles

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Friday night topic: Preserving our gaming heritage
— 4:19 PM on April 12, 2019

This afternoon as I try to avoid getting real work done, I'm listening to Digital Eclipse producer Frank Cifaldi's talk from GDC entitled It's Still Emulation:...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Gaming

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Bargain basement: a Ryzen 7 2700X and a mobo for $320 and much more
— 10:47 AM on April 12, 2019

A fair day, good gerbils. While I'd like to think that I have a decent enough moral compass, I've been considering the infliction of bodily...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards Power Storage Displays Memory

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Nintendo will add VR modes to Zelda and Mario on Switch
— 1:57 PM on April 5, 2019

Nintendo's first attempt at virtual reality back in 1995, the Virtual Boy, was not very well received. The House of Mario is trying to...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Game consoles

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Bargain basement: a Corsair Void Pro RGB wireless headset for $70 and more
— 12:09 PM on April 5, 2019

Greetings, folks. My latest tussles with my spine over its inability to stay straight has led me to a hunt down the chair aisle. I'm...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Multimedia Storage Memory Mobile computing

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Intel reveals a whole arsenal of enterprise hardware at its Data-Centric Innovation Day
— 2:33 PM on April 2, 2019

In case you haven't heard, Intel hosted an event for the press today that it called "Data-Centric Innovation Day." The primary purpose of the...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Servers

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Valve's cooking up its own VR headset for May
— 1:46 PM on April 1, 2019

Back when Valve announced SteamVR four years ago, instead of making its own headset, the company gave its blessing to HTC's Vive. Now, it seems Valve...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Apple Arcade is a non-streaming game subscription for iOS and macOS
— 9:51 AM on March 26, 2019

Play over a hundred ad-free games downloaded and installed directly to your device in exchange for a monthly fee. Is it Microsoft's Xbox Game Pass?...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Gaming Mac

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Noctua's original CPU cooler is reborn as the NH-U12A
— 11:20 AM on March 20, 2019

When people talk about Noctua coolers, which one comes to mind? You probably think about the little L9, the huge C14, or even...

Type: News story Tags: Cooling

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Nvidia unveils $99 Jetson Nano single-board computer
— 9:46 AM on March 19, 2019

As I noted yesterday, the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco just kicked off. However, yesterday was also the first day of Nvidia's...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Miscellaneous

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Halo series hits Steam as DirectX 12 comes to Windows 7
— 8:45 AM on March 14, 2019

Microsoft, what are you even doing? Two interesting-but-probably-unrelated bits of PC gaming news came out of the Redmond complex early this week. The most exciting...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Windows

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Bargain basement: a Ryzen 7 2700 for $230 and a ton of cheap system components
— 1:05 PM on March 12, 2019

Greetings, my good gerbils. My quest for weight loss has been going well—184 lbs and dropping (at 5' 11" with wide shoulders). I've never been...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Multimedia Power Memory Input devices

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Asus updates the ZenBook 14 for 2019
— 12:15 PM on March 12, 2019

If you're of the mind that 13.3" is too tiny and 15.6" is a bit bulky, then perhaps you'll take a liking to the just-right...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Mobile computing

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Nvidia purchases Mellanox for $6.9B
— 11:15 AM on March 11, 2019

Well, Mellanox did finally get bought, but I bet that's not the buyer you were banking on being in that headline. Yes indeed, the jolly...

Type: News story Tags: Servers

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Lock and load for Devil May Cry 5 with Radeon Software 19.3.1
— 12:30 PM on March 8, 2019

Okay, gerbils. I promise, this is the last time I'll gush about Devil May Cry 5. It unlocked last night at 11:00pm CST, and...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Software

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Bargain basement: an Intel 660p 1-TB NVMe SSD for $105, and much more
— 12:00 PM on March 8, 2019

Season's greetings, good gerbils. I had a rather nasty RSI-induced event recently. My upper back has been pretty tightened up, and things came to a...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Storage Systems Mobile computing

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Poll: What's your household's average daily kWh usage?
— 9:20 AM on March 7, 2019

A couple months ago, I teased an upcoming story about my brand new solar panel adventure. I'm happy to report that the system has now...

Poll Question: • What's your household's average daily kWh usage

Type: News story Tags: Power

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