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  • Opinion: EA Snubbing Steam for Battlefield 3 Launch?

    You say hello, EA says goodbye, or maybe just "take that, Valve." The Battlefield 3 publisher put up a list of digital distributors set to sell its modern-military first-person shooter at launch this October, and guess who wasn't included.

  • Opinion: Google+: 5 Big Developments

    Google+ is not even two weeks old yet and is already becoming a social networking favorite among early adopters.

  • How-Tos: Paste file paths in Open, Save dialogs

    Sometimes, you discover the coolest Mac OS X tricks by accident. That happened recently to Hints reader philostein. And philostein's accident is our gain.

  • News: Criterion Explains Lack of Crash Mode in Burnout Paradise

    Developer Criterion reveals that it was "always their intention" to make downloadable title Burnout Crash rather than include Crash mode in Paradise.

  • Opinion: Leaked Details: Dell Latitude ST Windows 7 Tablet

    Dell could be the first to release a tablet ready for Windows 8, but leaked details suggest that Dell will launch the tablet in October equipped with Windows 7. The Dell Latitude ST (the more likely official name of the device codenamed 'Peju') faces a challenging array of tablet competitors, but it caters to a different audience.

  • News: Google+ hit with spam bug

    The Google+ social networking site malfunctioned this weekend, spamming its users with repeated notifications via e-mail.

  • News: CERN pushes storage limits as it probes secrets of universe

    When particles collide in the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN the millions of sensors recording what happens generate around 1 petabyte of data per second.

  • News: Canadian Development Draining Britain's Brain

    UK trade association TIGA claims that the more attractive prospects offered by Canadian development studios are poaching top talent from the UK.

  • News: DLC and PSN Release On the Way for Section 8: Prejudice

    TimeGate Studios has announced that a map pack, a new game mode and a PSN version of Section 8: Prejudice are all on the way.

  • News: Passionate Players Petition to Save the Galaxy

    The impending closure of SOE's Star Wars Galaxies has inspired a number of dedicated community members to strike back like the Empire, only without the blowing up of any planets.

  • Opinion: Apple iPad, Day 10: iPad 2 Just Keeps Going and Going

    The vast majority of the time I sit at my desk with my laptop connected to a full-sized keyboard, wireless mouse, 23-inch monitor, and plugged in to the wall. But, I have a notebook for a reason, and every once in a while I go mobile. For today's installment of 30 Days With the iPad, I am going to take a look at how the iPad compares to my notebook in terms of battery life.

  • How-Tos: Go Back to School in the Cloud

    Heading off to school doesn't have to mean leaving your old life behind. With the right mix of Web-based apps, you can take your entire digital life with you--and keep it handy on practically any device you carry.

  • News: What Your IT Pro Knows About You

    For many small companies, the IT staff is a single person or even a consultant brought in to handle the business's computing upkeep. Either way, the question of what your IT person knows about the inner workings of the company is well worth asking--because the IT person may know far more about your company, employees, and personal information than you ever thought possible.

  • News: Your Old Smartphone's Data Can Come Back to Haunt You

    Your old cell phone data can reemerge from the past to haunt you. Whether it's because sellers are lazy or naive, cast-off phones still contain troves of information about their former users. And as phones get smarter, they're ever more likely to hold bank account passwords, personal email, or private photographs that anyone with the right kind of motivation could exploit.

  • How-Tos: Save Money on Back-to-School Desktops

    If you're looking to buy a desktop for the new school year, and you're a student, a parent of a student, a teacher, or (in some cases) an alumnus, you don't have to pay full price. Plenty of computer manufacturers offer student discounts and education pricing--here are just a few.

  • News: Must-Have Downloads for School

    Heading off to school? We've rounded up must-have downloads to take along. Included are security tools to keep your PC private and malware-free. You'll also need an office suite for all those papers and spreadsheets, and maybe a writing helper to organize your thoughts. You can decorate your desktop with a pick-me-up wallpaper, or give your Windows 7 system a complete sci-fi makeover. Better yet, you can donate your PC's idle time to make the world a better place. Like you, your computer has important work to do.

  • How-Tos: How to Set Up Your Network for PCs and Macs

    With Windows 7, you can easily share files and printers across a network via the HomeGroups feature. Here's how to set up your network to share files and printers with Macs.

  • How-Tos: How to Stay Safe on Campus: 5 Easy Tips

    You're starting school this fall. You've got your classes. You've got your books. You may even have a new laptop. But how can you keep your PC and gadgetry safe and secure while you're at school?

  • Opinion: Should Facebook Add a Music Service?

    A software engineer on Thursday uncovered references to a music download service called "Vibes" in Facebook's new video chat desktop software.

  • News: WikiLeaks chief to fight extradition in UK appeals court

    WikiLeaks' founder Julian Assange will head to London's High Court on Tuesday to try to reverse an extradition order that would send him to Sweden for questioning about sexual assault allegations.



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