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Sharkoon Intros Internal USB 3.0 Adapter

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Apart from the three USB 3.0 front-panel models that were unveiled last week, Sharkoon announced the market launch of a cute little USB 3.0 Internal Adapter accessory that converts a standard 2-port USB 3.0 front-panel header to two type-A USB… Go To Full Article

Intel Plans to Launch Medfield Platform in Q2, Clover Trail-W platform in Q4, 2012

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According to the latest information received by industry observer DigiTimes, Intel plans to launch the first processor platform for ultra-thin Android tablets based on its x86 architecture, codenamed "Medfield", in Q2 2012. Tablets based on this will be able to… Go To Full Article

Top 10 Most Pirated Movies in 2011

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It's official, people that download pirated movies have absolutely no taste. As 2011 comes to an end, we follow up our most pirated TV-shows chart by taking a look at the most pirated movies of the year. Fast Five comes… Go To Full Article

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

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