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A diamond planet twice the size of Earth? Hello ladies!

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The rocky planet, called '55 Cancri e', orbits a sun-like star in the constellation of Cancer and is moving so fast that a year there lasts a mere 18 hours. Go To Full Article

Sony intros 17-inch VAIO E17 multimedia laptop

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If you cried when Sony discontinued its performance-heavy VAIO F Series, it looks like the company's marketing team heard your complaints: Sony just announced the VAIO E17, the closet thing it's had to a proper multimedia machine since discontinuing the… Go To Full Article

Sony VAIO Tap 20 battery-powered all-in-one arriving this month for $880 and up

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Sure, you were expecting PC makers to announce loads of Windows 8 hybrids, but a battery-powered all-in-one? Probably not. Nonetheless, that's exactly what Sony unveiled last month at IFA when it showed off the VAIO Tap 20. Designed with families… Go To Full Article

Sony's VAIO Duo 11 Windows 8 slider goes on sale this month, starts at $1,100

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At least in the beginning, most of the made-for-Windows-8 devices you're going to see will have a very similar form factor -- namely, a tablet that slots into a detachable keyboard dock. Sony, though, is taking a different tack: the… Go To Full Article

Sony announces 14-inch VAIO T14 Ultrabook

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In case you haven't noticed, Sony just announced pricing for all sorts of touch-friendly Windows 8 products -- namely, the VAIO Duo 11, Tap 20 and the E14P multimedia laptop. But not everything in the company's lineup needs to have… Go To Full Article

240GB SanDisk Extreme Sold State Drive Review

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The focus of this review is a laptop cooling pad from Glacialtech called the Igloo Pad Series R15. Like most notebook cooling stands, the device consists of an elevated, slightly angled platform with a large vented top surface and embedded… Go To Full Article

Zalman CNPS9900DF Heatsink Review

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Zalman's CNPS9900DF heatsink is a twin tower cooler that stands 154mm tall and is built around three 6mm diameter composite wick copper heatpipes. For a look inside a composite wick heatpipe, check this out. The CNPS9900DF comes with two fans,… Go To Full Article

PC Specialist Vanquish 670XM Gaming System Review

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Today we are looking at the latest gaming system from PC Specialist, the Vanquish 670XM. This PC features an overclocked Intel Core i5 3570K, 8GB of Kingston Hyper X memory, a 120GB Kingston SSD with 1TB HDD and a 2GB… Go To Full Article

Apple's packaging - 'Aqua' degradable

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Apple may have revoked its green certification some time ago after asking EPEAT (Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool) to remove all of its products from the green registry, however, they have a new form of packing technology that is biodegradable… Go To Full Article

Matias Quiet Pro review: a mechanical keyboard with less clickety-clack

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Keyboards aren't always high on the list of considerations for folks buying a new computer or looking to upgrade an old one. Some may be more likely to splurge on a high-end monitor, or cram in as much RAM as… Go To Full Article

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