How-to: Build a multi-talented HTPC for (roughly) $1,000

By Sharif Sakr posted May 31st 2012 2:00PM More Info Our $1,000 HTPC build from 2009 The one from 2006 Something completely different This is an auspicious year for building an HTPC or indeed any type of sub-$1,000 rig. Intel’s new Ivy Bridge processors are about to exert a nice downward pressure on last year’s finest, despite the fact that Sandy Bridge still holds up well for many people’s needs — and much the...

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Microsoft adds photo sharing to SkyDrive

Microsoft has made several tweaks to its online cloud storage service, SkyDrive, one of which now allows users to access the Photo application in Windows 8 and fetch images stored on any PC with SkyDrive installed. Updates for SkyDrive for Windows will be rolled out automatically in the Windows 8 Release Preview, which is expected to be available as early as today. The new photo-sharing feature allows users to view images in the...

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Final Cut Pro X In Action

Final Cut in Action: Read Article Final Cut in Action: Read Article Final Cut in Action: Read Article Home Mac Final Cut Pro X In Action Considering a Mac Find out how Wi-Fi Base Stations Servers Mac OS X Safari Mac App Store Developer Markets Education Shop the Apple Online Store (1-800-MY-APPLE), visit an Apple Retail Store, or find a reseller. Copyright © 2012 Apple Inc. All rights reserved. More: Final Cut Pro X In Action Find and...

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PSA: Verizon Galaxy Nexus’ Android 4.0.4 update is rolling out now

By Jon Fingas posted May 31st 2012 2:24PM Verizon said it was pushing out the Android 4.0.4 upgrade for its edition of the Galaxy Nexus, and it meant business: we’ve received tips and reports that some owners have been getting the update over the air within the past day. The long-overdue update upgrades the calendar and sorts out problems with email as well as the 4G device itself. It will likely take a few weeks before every...

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Microsoft outs Windows Server 2012 release candidate ahead of big Windows 8 reveal

By Sarah Silbert posted May 31st 2012 2:34PM Today marks the much-anticipated debut of Microsoft’s Windows 8 Release Preview, and just ahead of that unveiling Redmond has posted the server edition of the new OS. Now available for download, the Windows Server 2012 Release Candidate includes a made-over Server Manager and replaces the Start Menu with the Metro UI. Moreover, Microsoft has reportedly removed legacy code that would...

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