Encyclopaedia Britannica Kills Paper Product, Looks To Online Editions

March 14, 2012

After 244 years of publishing what many worldwide viewed as the definitive encyclopedia of the world, Encyclopaedia Britannica has announced it will cease publishing a paper series. To put that in perspective, this is a research initiative that predates lolcats, door knobs, germ theory and at least some of leftovers moldering in your fridge….

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16 HTC Phones Getting Android 4.0 ICS

March 14, 2012

Samsung isn’t the only company rolling out Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich updates to its phones. HTC announced that 16 of its handsets with get the ICS treatment, although details on exactly when that will happen are spare. We do know that HTC is in the “early stages” of pushing the update to HTC Sensation […]

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Sony Announces Xperia sola with Floating Touch Capability

March 14, 2012

There’s a new Xperia phone coming from Sony, the Xperia sola, and it comes packing some interesting features. Most notably, the Xperia sola features “floating touch”, which allows users to navigate the Web browser by hovering a digit about the screen as opposed to actually touching it, creating a sort of cursor-like experience….

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Hot Deals of the Day: HP ENVY, Alienware X51, Sandisk SSD, and More

March 14, 2012

Happy hump day, folks! As we head into mid-week, our friends at LogicBuy are at the ready with an awesome assortment of HOT deals for you all. On the agenda today, we have HP’s slick ENVY notebook, Alienware’s miniscule X51 SFF gaming PC, a Sandisk SSD, a beefy 2TB Seagate external hard drive, and 10.1” […]

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Maingear SHIFT Super Stock X79 System Review

March 14, 2012

One of Merriam-Webster’s definitions for the word obscene is “so excessive as to be offensive.” By that definition, Maingear sent us an obscenely spec’d SHIFT Super Stock X79 system packed to the hilt with so much decadent hardware that even the one percenters would feel guilty owning it, right up until the moment they pushed […]

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Portable USB Monitor From AOC is Only $99

March 14, 2012

For a limited time, AOC is selling its portable 16-inch USB monitor for $99 at retailers nationwide. This is a neat accessory that ports the dual-display experience you’ve grown accustomed to on your desktop (you do use multiple displays, right?) over to your notebook. All you need is a free USB port, an extra Benjamin, […]

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Math Nerds and Computer Geeks Celebrate Pi Day Today

March 14, 2012

Today is March 14, the fourteenth day of the third month (3.14) otherwise known as Pi day, a once a year occasion in which you can put aside your disdain for math (or embrace your love of math, as it were) and celebrate with fellow geeks by stuffing your face full of pie. It might […]

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MSI Unwraps New Intel 7 Series Motherboard Line

March 14, 2012

Computer companies are all about their buzz words, including MSI, which today announced a whole host of motherboards based on Intel’s Z77/H77/B75 Series chipsets with support for new generation 22nm processors. All of the new boards are equipped with MSI’s Military Class III components and proprietary technologies like OC Genie II and ClickBIOS…

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Intel Chomping at the Bit to Serve Chips to Tablets

March 14, 2012

Intel dominates on the desktop, but in mobile spaces like tablets and smartphones, ARM flexes the most muscle, at least in terms of market share penetration. It’s no secret Intel wants to make a big push into mobile, a point the chip maker’s new Chief Operating Officer, Brian Krzanich, made abundantly clear in recent comments. […]

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Zotac First to Announce New GeForce GTX 560 SE Graphics Card

March 14, 2012

Zotac has rolled out the green carpet for NVIDIA’s new GeForce GTX 560 SE graphics card, and as far as we’re aware of, is the first company to officially do so. The GeForce GTX 560 SE is the newest member of NVIDIA’s GeForce 560 Series, which now includes six GPUs. It’s built around the same […]

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