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The Auction That Could Free the Internet

The FCC's 700 MHz auction could open up internet access to everyone, or it could cement the broadband and cable companies' stranglehold.

Quoting Run DMC, Sprint tells customers, “You talk too much, you never shut up” and promptly sends them packing

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Dude, you don't have to get a Dell

Dell isn't the only company offering good machines for Linux. Here are five other choices that you may not know about.

Hotfix Your Way to "Fiji"? Maybe

"Fiji" (Windows Vista SP1) rumors are flying, but you don't need to wait for it to get Windows Vista fixes now.

Bye-Bye Mr. ATI!

Dave Orton, Former ATI CEO and current AMD Executive VP, announces his resignation, and just in time for Intel's price cuts.

'Cause Breaking Stuff is Hard to Do

Yet another accident with yet another motherboard forces Maximum PC's resident cooling expert to rethink his benchmarking process.

Sony @ E3

What's Sony doing with the Playstation? Read Will's liveblog of the Sony press conference to find out

Maximum PC @ E3

From beautiful Santa Monica California, Will's your man on the street at E3 2007. Microsoft was last night, today's Nintendo, Sony, and a whole lotta meetings

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Open Up to Open Formats

Why you should (but may find it difficult to) use open formats for all your files.

NSA Wiretapping News

ACLU's case against NSA warrantless wiretapping gets overturned for lack of standing. What is standing? Erin Simon is glad you asked.