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The 20 flavours of Windows 7

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Earlier today, Microsoft confirmed that its next operating system, codenamed Windows 7, would in fact be called just that when it hits shelves at some point in the next few years. Good on 'em, I say: a simple, no-nonsense name… Go To Full Article

Convert Windows XP look and feel to Windows 7

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Windows 7 provides lots of new features along with a newly designed interface. It looks very similar to Windows Vista but there are many GUI changes like redesigned taskbar, Explorer, new boot screen and login screen, etc. … Go To Full Article

Intel Atom N280 Underwhelms

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The other major change for the 1000HE is its Intel Atom 1.66GHz N280 processor which strays from the typical 1.6GHz N270 processor we have seen in most netbooks to hit the market in the past few months.The N280 processor has… Go To Full Article

Gigabyte attending Cebit Hall21/D56

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There have been some reports floating around that Gigabyte won't be at Cebit this year, but their sources might not have been that trustworthy , we've received confirmation that Gigabyte will indeed be at Cebit this year, they'll be in…

1 out of 10 PCs sold in Western Europe were Netbooks!

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Western Europeans buying netbooks for Christmas provided some cheer in an otherwise gloomy fourth-quarter PC market. Netbooks accounted for 2.5 million of the 20.1 million PCs shipped in Western Europe during the quarter, according to new figures… Go To Full Article

Microsoft preparing to retire Windows XP

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Microsoft will soon move its Windows XP operating system away from its current mode of "mainstream support" into an era of "extended support." The change will initiate on April 14, and is designed to give Windows XP a fixed five… Go To Full Article

Multi-GPU Scaling tested with Core i7

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It is hard to prefer CrossFireX or SLI on the Core i7 platform when it comes to their efficiency. I must confess I had expected that the GeForce GTX 260 tandem would be superior to the Radeon HD 4870 pair… Go To Full Article

Geforce GTS 250 to Launch At Cebit...

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GeForce GTS 250 carries over the same specs and features of 9800 GTX+, and hence the same GPU, memory, board, PCB, and thermal solution. AIC’s should be confident in purchasing GPU’s, PCB’s, and other materials, since the only change is… Go To Full Article

Thermaltake Spedo

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Since the introduction of the Spedo Advanced chassis by Thermaltake a few months ago, some of us were were wondering if Thermaltake would put together a cheaper variant of that chassis. Now don't get me wrong the original Spedo chassis… Go To Full Article

Western Digital Caviar Green 2 TB Retail Desktop Drive

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Ten percent of all 3.5in hard drives sold today are in capacities of 1TB or greater, claims Mark Geenen, President of Trend Focus. For enthusiasts, that number would grow exponentially and with their low cost, rightly so. A few months… Go To Full Article

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