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PC Magazine has singled out the new MacBook Pro 13 inch Retina display laptop as its Editors' Choice for a high-end ultraportable laptop. The review states that "if you absolutely must have a display with greater than HD resolution and you need to take that show on the road, you want this laptop....

October 26th 2012 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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It's been almost two months since we got our hands on the Media Center TV Pack (aka Fiji) and although CEDIA has come and gone, we haven't really seen much fanfare from Microsoft touting the new update for Media Center -- we haven't even seen as much as a change log or feature list. The good news i...

October 1st 2008 at 5:03pm 0 Comments
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PC Magazine has given the iPod Touch a 5/5 score and their Editor's Choice award. High praise even from a definitely non-Apple source. Tom Gideon calls it "a thing of beauty," and says it's the best iPod ever. Well, no duh.He does say a major drawback is that the WiFi store doesn't contain movies, b...

September 13th 2007 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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There are switchers, and then there are Switchers. Robyn Peterson, executive product director/executive producer at Ziff Davis, is a capital-S-Switcher; when the guy who's responsible for PCMag.com jumps the tracks to a Mac, there's a serious movement afoot.Peterson has his rationale for the switch...

December 26th 2006 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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In the third part of their Picture Quality Shoot-Out series, PC Magazine, along with DisplayMate Technologies' Dr. Raymond Soneira, put Nintendo and Sony's handhelds under the magnifying glass to try and discern which had the superior picture quality. Given that most folks are happy with whatever ch...

October 26th 2006 at 3:15pm 0 Comments
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PC Magazine got a "display expert" from DisplayMate Technology to evaluate the screen performance of the DS Lite and the PSP. To a casual observer, both have stunning displays. But how do they fare when they're analyzed by the same methods used on high-end HDTVs? The report is incredibly thorough, s...

October 25th 2006 at 4:04pm 0 Comments
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PC Magazine today announced a new bi-weekly editorial column called OpenApple, penned by none other than the infamous ThinkSecret staff.Wait...really? OK. Cool, I think.According to PC Mag, OpenApple is "designed to help our readers bridge the shrinking gap between the Apple Macintosh and Windows PC...

August 31st 2006 at 6:15pm 0 Comments
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PC Magazine has posted a review of Alienware's high spec Area-51 m5550 laptop, which is loaded up with a top-end 2.33GHz T7600 Core 2 Duo processor, a 1280 by 768 pixel 15.4-inch display, 2GB of RAM, a 100GB hard drive, 802.11a/b/g, and a GeForce Go 7600 with 256MB of VRAM. This configuration will s...

August 31st 2006 at 1:36am 0 Comments
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MPEG-4, everyone's favorite format that could potentially give you high definition video in small enough sizes to fit on a regular DVD, is officially embroiled in controversy. According to PC Magazine, AT&T claims to hold several patents to key underlying technology of MPEG-4. Right now they are...

February 10th 2006 at 9:41am 0 Comments