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Carmack on Doom, Rage, EA and More

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You're making a push on the consoles now. Is part of that because of the threat of piracy on the PC or is it more about getting the games to as many people as possible? JOHN CARMACK: Well, it's… Go To Full Article

The Terminator’s bionic eye becomes reality

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The human eye is capable of focusing an image on a curved surface at the back of the eye. Usual cameras were never able to do so because of electronic materials that wouldn’t tolerate being curved. Rogers… Go To Full Article

Intel Q9650, Q9400, E8600, and E7300 for sale next week

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Intel says it plans to roll out a bevy of midrange processors, all built on its new 45-nanometer manufacturing process, on Monday. Game computer vendors, among others, are expected to follow suit with new machines. Intel Core 2 Quad… Go To Full Article

OCZ NIA available at Amazon.com for $147

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OCZ’s Neural Impulse Actuator (nia) marks a new era in gaming. Rather than being a substitute for a mouse, the nia is a pioneering new peripheral to be used in conjunction with your mouse for a more immersive gaming experience. Go To Full Article

ATI HD4850 Crossfire vs Geforce GTX 280

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It is the extremely high resolutions of 2048x1536 and 2560x1600 pixels that are the most interesting but ATI has nothing exciting to offer here at the moment. In many tests the Radeon HD 4850 CrossFire tandem lacks graphics memory. Although… Go To Full Article

Galaxy none-reference 9800 GTX does Tri-Way SLI

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3-way SLI has been long limited to NVIDIA’s reference cards. Manufacturers seldom work on it. But now Galaxy works out 9800GTX with 3-way SLI support and 3DMark Vantage score is out. With three 9800GTX, the system scores P16594 in 3DMark… Go To Full Article

Intel DX48BT2 Motherboard Review

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While the board was amenable to overclocking, the overclocking I was able to achieve on the CPU side was minimal at best. Using an E6300 Intel processor and an Asetek water cooling unit, I was able to get the CPU… Go To Full Article

Net Shoppers Bullied Into "Verified By Visa" Program

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According to The Register, several banks are forcing users to opt-in to the Verified by Visa optional service by locking their cards if and when they encounter a Verified by Visa participating site and fail to opt-in. Register reader Steve… Go To Full Article

Market of Graphics Adapters Flat as Intel Grabs Highest Market Share in Years

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Second quarters are not particularly good for graphics adapters, in the last seven years – with the exception of 2005 and 2007 – the market declined further from seasonally weak first quarter by 2.5% - 10.75%, according to data by… Go To Full Article

ASUS Eee Box available Stateside for $350

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There are cheaper computers out there, and even smaller computers out there, but the ASUS Eee Box seems to strike a similar chord to that of its laptop counterpart -- solid minimalism, just a dash of design sense, and a… Go To Full Article

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