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Verzo Kinzo unboxing and impressions (video)

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Yes, the Verzo Kinzo is real! That Americano-Czech Android smartphone with mid-range specs that went on sale in November with a ludicrous $459 price tag only to be hastily relaunched earlier this month for a slightly more digestible $359 is… Go To Full Article

Mid-Range X79 Boards' VRM Tested, Equally Stable, Equally Flawed

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On Wednesday, Taiwanese tech community site XFastest ran a public event where it tested five similarly-priced mid-range socket LGA2011 motherboards for CPU VRM performance and stability. This comes at a particularly-important time for Gigabyte, when it's faced with CPU VRM… Go To Full Article

LG Display workers go on strike

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Shop stewards at an LG Display factory in eastern China have blown their whistles and shouted "everyone out." In what is part of a general trend of Chinese workers getting miffed at their treatment by foreign-owned factory… Go To Full Article

World's first hacker identified

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New Scientist has named what it considers the world's first hacker who managed to find a security hole in Marconi's wireless telegraph and used it to show the inventor up. Apparently a stage magician, Nevil Maskelyn, wrecked… Go To Full Article

Galaxy Intros Laser GT Series SSDs

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Galaxy, better known for its NVIDIA GeForce graphics cards in the western world, sells more than that in its home country China, where it unveiled its Laser GT series consumer SSDs. Built in the common 2.5-inch SATA form-factor these drives… Go To Full Article

Intel DZ77RE First and Only to Feature Thunderbolt from Intel's 7-series Board Stable

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This week, we got two important bits of news, firstly, that Intel's third-generation Core processor family (codenamed "Ivy Bridge"), is scheduled for launch on April 8, 2012; and secondly, that Intel will use that occasion to launch its new 7-series… Go To Full Article

Japanese Vending Machines Double Up as Free WiFi Hotspots

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You have got to love the ingenuity behind this latest marketing idea from Japan, by a company named Asahi Soft-drinks. They've designed a new drink vending machine, which comes with a low-power (small coverage area) WiFi hotspot that's completely free… Go To Full Article

HP Starts Selling the Compaq LE2002xm 20-inch Monitor

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Just as 2011 draws to a close, HP has decided to add another Compaq-branded, business-oriented monitor to its product offering, the 20-inch LE2002xm. This new widescreen features a slim design, an LED backlight, a native resolution of 1600 x 900… Go To Full Article

Elpida Starts Shipments of 4 Gbit Wide-IO LPDDR3 Memory Chips

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Elpida Memory, Inc., the world's third largest Dynamic Random Access Memory manufacturer, today announced that it has begun sample shipments of 4-gigabit Wide IO Mobile RAM and 4-gigabit DDR3 Mobile RAM (LPDDR3). Wide IO Mobile RAM is… Go To Full Article

New USB 3.0 Webcam Controller Makes Quality 1080p Streaming Possible

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Genesys Logic announced its newest application processor, the GL3620. This chip is designed to be the prime-mover of tomorrow's high-definition 1080p web-cameras, which will strike mainstream price-points. This chip takes advantage of the USB 3.0 interface, particularly its isochronous transfer… Go To Full Article

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