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Apple Mac Pro 2013

Apple’s Newest Mac Pro Costs Less than DIY PC Build… Thanks to AMD

by Rob Williams on December 27, 2013 in Staff Editorials

Word’s out that Apple’s latest Mac Pro costs less than an equal-configured do-it-yourself PC, but as we’ve discovered, this is one of those cases where there’s more than meets the eye. Has Apple finally loosened up on its famed “Apple Tax”? Not so. Instead, the attractive pricing of the latest Mac Pro owes its thanks to none other than AMD.

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Building an HTPC: Planning, Part Picking & Building

by Ryan Perry on November 8, 2013 in Staff Editorials

Today, most of us are always on the hunt for tools that can make our lives easier. Enter the HTPC. We have the Internet, movies and photos on our phones – why not on our TVs? Come along on a voyage of technological discovery that is fraught with peril, as we cover the good and potentially bad of building one of these handy systems.

Microsoft Surface 2

(Getting Out from) Under the Surface

by Brett Thomas on September 27, 2013 in Editorials, Staff Editorials

Microsoft has been making a lot of weird moves lately, but the strangest of all has been its release (and now re-release) of the Surface tablet. With Steve Ballmer now out of lives, we take a look at his strange vision of Microsoft’s future – and how it has affected the company.

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Where’s the Challenge: Have MMOs Become Too Easy?

by Rob Williams on July 5, 2013 in Gaming, Staff Editorials

When World of Warcraft launched in 2004, the world of MMO gaming immediately felt its impact. Competing titles didn’t stand much chance, and some were even canceled before release – all because they didn’t follow the standard that Blizzard inadvertently created. Is this a problem? For those who appreciate a rewarding experience, it can be.

PS4 versus Xbox One

…And the Winner of Next-Gen is: PlayStation 4 (Unless Microsoft Fixes Things)

by Rob Williams on June 12, 2013 in Gaming, Staff Editorials

With both Microsoft and Sony having laid everything out on the table at E3, there’s no better time than the present to peruse it all and see which one comes out ahead. Well – as the title of this article suggests, one of these companies has some work to do if it wants to win the next round of the console war.

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Title Author Date Categories
Apple’s Newest Mac Pro Costs Less than DIY PC Build… Thanks to AMD Rob Williams December 27, 2013 Staff Editorials
Building an HTPC: Planning, Part Picking & Building Ryan Perry November 8, 2013 Staff Editorials
(Getting Out from) Under the Surface Brett Thomas September 27, 2013 Editorials, Staff Editorials
Where’s the Challenge: Have MMOs Become Too Easy? Rob Williams July 5, 2013 Gaming, Staff Editorials
…And the Winner of Next-Gen is: PlayStation 4 (Unless Microsoft Fixes Things) Rob Williams June 12, 2013 Gaming, Staff Editorials
Plugging into the Puzzle Brett Thomas May 10, 2013 Editorials, Staff Editorials
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The Vicious Cycle of Gaming DRM Brett Thomas April 23, 2010 Staff Editorials
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