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HBO and Fox cut a deal to keep the movies flowing through 2022

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Just in case you only thought Amazon, Netflix and Redbox were working the studio deals, HBO announced today it's worked out an extension of its agreement with 20th Century Fox. Already the "premium network home" of Fox flicks for more… Go To Full Article

Sony unveils in-car receivers with App Remote

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Sony has been big on smartphone integration for car audio lately, having already launched its MirrorLink receivers earlier in the year for the more well-heeled drivers among us. The company is bringing that mobile tie-in down to Earth through a… Go To Full Article

Google Maps notches one million public transit stops worldwide

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It's no secret how useful Google Maps can be when traveling in an unfamiliar locale -- especially in regards to public transportation. The folks in Mountain View have tallied over one million stops for bus, train, subway and tram systems… Go To Full Article

MPEG drafts twice-as-efficient H.265 video standard

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All of that squabbling over H.264 may be rendered moot in the near future. The Motion Picture Experts Group (better known as MPEG) has just let us know that it was quietly drafting a new video standard while everyone was… Go To Full Article

AMD Catalyst 12.8 is Now Available

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The fine folks at AMD have sent word that the new Catalyst 12.8 drivers are now available. Don't forget to swing on by and grab the new Catalyst Application Profiles while you are at it. Here's a list of new… Go To Full Article

Official Jelly Bean for Samsung Galaxy S III spotted in the wild, blends old with new

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Getting Jelly Bean to run on a Galaxy S III has so far required a strictly unofficial build that strips away much of Samsung's handiwork. If you prefer the official software to the point where thoughts of TouchWiz keep you… Go To Full Article

Corsair Accelerator 30GB & 60GB Caching SSD

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Our evaluation of the Corsair Accelerator 30GB & 60GB caching SSD is now online for your viewing pleasure. If you are looking for an easy way to speed up your system, this is definitely a good way to do it.… Go To Full Article

Windows 8 vs. Windows 7 Performance

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Back when Vista first arrived I remember comparing how it performed to XP and being extremely disappointed with the results. Vista was generally rough around the edges and that included drivers, so gaming and productivity applications were more often than… Go To Full Article

Razer Ouroboros gaming mouse hands-on

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You recall the Ouroboros, right? Nope, not the mythical snake yarn, the latest gaming mouse from Razer that inadvertently broke cover over at the FCC. While it's been official for around a month, Germany's annual gaming convention has offered us… Go To Full Article

Raidmax Agusta Gaming Tower Case

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If you like your cases with a "Gundam theme" to them, this review of the Raidmax Agusta ATX case at LanOC should be right up your alley. A while back Raidmax sent over a case they wanted me to take… Go To Full Article

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