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Piston

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Preorders start for $1,000 Piston console

The gaming machine, a Steam Box built around Valve's digital game distribution platform, can now be preordered from manufacturer Xi3.

By Mar. 12, 2013

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Xi3 announces Valve investment for Piston gaming PC

After an investment from Valve Software, modular PC maker Xi3 looks to have a long-rumored Steam Box under development.

By Jan. 7, 2013

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Steam gets first console, the Xi3 Piston, but only in the US

The Xi3 Piston is the first games console for streaming service Steam to go on sale, although not to UK gamers just yet.

By Mar. 12, 2013

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Oily Bits: The Combustion Process

It's almost impossible to hear the phrase "Suck, squeeze, bang, blow" and not smile.

By Oct. 30, 2013

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Oily Bits: The Basic Design of an Engine

This month, our mechanic takes us through the basics of an engine.

By Oct. 20, 2013

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Inside the Eiffel Tower's 'secret' bunker

Road Trip 2011: Most people only go up the Eiffel Tower. But those in the know can arrange a visit to the military bunker located just adjacent and below the tower's south pillar. CNET got a look.

By Jun. 26, 2011

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Valve's Steam Machine prototype to ship early to 300 lucky players

In the second of three announcements, the game developer and digital distributor is inviting 300 Steam users to beta-test a prototype this year.

By Sep. 25, 2013

Editors' Take

2015 Ford Mustang

For the 50th anniversary of the iconic Mustang, Ford isn't exactly reinventing the wheel, but the company's latest pony car looks to be the best yet.

By Dec. 4, 2013

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Valve fires up SteamOS, its bid for living room PC gaming

In a highly anticipated announcement, the creator of the Half Life series and Steam gaming portal details its strategy for dominating the living room with a Linux-based OS designed for televisions.

By Sep. 23, 2013

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Oily Bits: Engine layouts and types

You've probably heard a particularly interesting or powerful-sounding car pass by. Regardless of manufacturer, one of the key factors that help generate that particular noise is the number of cylinders in the car's engine.

By Dec. 1, 2013