Monthly Archives: July 2011

Switched On: Desktop divergence

Each week Ross Rubin contributes Switched On, a column about consumer technology. Last week’s Switched On discussed how Lion’s feature set could be perceived differently by new users or those coming from an iPad versus those who have used Macs … Read the rest of this entry

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This week’s best free PC games

There’s some fairly substantial free gaming goodness to discuss this week. Most notable is Dead Cyborg, a fully-fledged 3D adventure game with an oppressive atmosphere to rival the darkest professional releases. Elsewhere, you can manage a sweatshop, shout the word … Read the rest of this entry

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Judge shoots down Personal Audio’s second Apple infringement case

Talk about swift justice. It’s been less than a week since we reported on Personal Audio’s second infringement suit against Apple, and an East Texas judge has already put an end to the litigation. In a statement regarding the company’s … Read the rest of this entry

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GamePro News: 3DS Price Drop

A notable drop in price for Nintendo?s multi-dimensional gaming handheld highlights this week?s GamePro news. GamePro.com Daily Video Update

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Razer pulls out a Switchblade

You may have noticed these new fangled tablet things that appear to be quite popular in some circles. Mouse and keyboard makers Razer has been experimenting with the miniature charms of these ultraportables for some time now, first unveiling its … Read the rest of this entry

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Insert Coin: YouTurn accelerometer-based turn signal system for cyclists

In Insert Coin, we look at an exciting new tech project that requires funding before it can hit production. If you’d like to pitch a project, please send us a tip with “Insert Coin” as the subject line. Many of … Read the rest of this entry

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Saturday Crapshoot: Zork: Grand Inquisitor

Every week, Richard Cobbett rolls the dice to bring you an obscure slice of gaming history, from lost gems to weapons grade atrocities. This week, prepare to enter a world of adventure where life is cheap, only cheaters prosper, and … Read the rest of this entry

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Google wants to speed up your site, while resisting the urge to sell you stuff

Google has plenty of things going for it, but patience has never really been high on the list — not surprising, really, for a company that employs scooters to get around the halls of its offices. The search giant has … Read the rest of this entry

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Video Preview: Need for Speed: The Run

We race through the desert in Need for Speed: The Run and talk to the producer about their updated graphics using the Frosbite 2 engine used in Battlefield 3. GamePro.com Daily Video Update

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Trade in Your Physical Games at GameStop, Get Digital PC Games on Impulse

It was inevitable that GameStop would eventually sell digital PC games from its retail stores after it took over Impulse earlier this year. The retailer today announced it will begin doing just that, starting with Deus Ex: Human Revolution. It … Read the rest of this entry

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