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Intel Touts Anti-Theft Technology for Mobile Computers

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Hundreds of thousands mobile devices are stolen every year around the world and efforts of authorities, network operators and other interested parties to tackle the issue has little effect. However, Intel Corp. and a number of its partners believe that… Go To Full Article

Fastest AGP Card Benchmarked - Radeon HD3850

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It's obvious that this card is better than the previous AGP king, the X1950 Pro. The question is, does its superior performance justify the higher price? The Powercolor HD 3850 512MB PCS AGP retails at around €150, while the X1950… Go To Full Article

96.6 percent of CPU market is below $200

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We wrote that AMD is now focusing more on the sub-€200 / $200 market here and there is a good explanation why. Obviously, the key reason is that AMD's K10 cannot really compete with Penryn at 3.0+ frequencies; but it… Go To Full Article

Noctua NH-U12P Processor Cooler

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The Noctua NH-U12P is a solid cooler that performs with the very best out there. Combine this with a strong fan that can be classified as “silent,” and you have a complete package. For anyone in the market for a… Go To Full Article

Firefox 3 Beta 5 Released

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Firefox 3 Beta 5 includes more than 750 changes from the previous beta, improving stability and web compatibility, providing platform and user interface enhancements, and resulting in the fastest Firefox ever. Many of these improvements were based on community feedback… Go To Full Article

Daniel_K, Who Fixed Creative's Broken Vista Drivers, Speaks Out

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Daniel_K, the Creative Labs fan who fixed the company's broken Vista sound card drivers only to be threatened by the corporate brass, just e-mailed with his side of the story. "My name is Daniel Kawakami and I'm… Go To Full Article

New 20" iMac Screens Show 98% Fewer Colors

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Trintech writes points us to an AppleInsider article about another class-action lawsuit directed against Apple Inc. This one claims that the displays on new 20" iMacs are only capable of 6-bit-per-pixel color, 98% fewer colors than Apple advertises. Rather than… Go To Full Article

Microsoft to give XP stay of execution—for budget laptops

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What do you do if your flagship operating system isn't designed to run well on a popular new class of hardware? It's a problem currently faced by Microsoft. Budget laptops like the Asus Eee PC with minimal amounts of RAM,… Go To Full Article

Intel's "Nehalem" Flirts With 3.2 GHz at IDF 2008

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With the launch and excitement of Intel's Silverthorne-based Atom processors behind it, Intel is turning its sights to the more salient and profitable next generation architecture for desktop, server, and mobile processors. Intel used the Spring IDF 2008 as a… Go To Full Article

Intel SSD Prototypes go Through In-house Testing

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It seems as though we can't go a week without learning about the latest travails in solid-state disk (SSD) technology. Just last week, Super Talent stepped into the fray with what it called the world's thinnest 2.5" 256GB SSD.… Go To Full Article

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