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Reliability Monitor is the Best Windows Troubleshooting Tool You Aren’t Using

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When it comes to hidden gems in Windows, nothing beats the Reliability monitor tool, hidden behind a link inside of another tool that you don’t use either. Why Microsoft doesn’t shine more light on this really useful troubleshooting tool, we’ll… Go To Full Article

Codlo turns your rice cooker into a sous-vide slow cooking system

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Even avid cooks might have a tough time swallowing the price of a quality sous-vide cooker, but a new Kickstarter hopeful dubbed Codlo could drastically lower the bar to entry by turning one of your existing kitchen appliancew into one.… Go To Full Article

Edward Snowden issues statement on Wikileaks

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NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden blasted the Obama administration and claimed he had more information to release, even though it is starting to appear his relations with countries who initially backed him are being increasingly strained. Snowden is… Go To Full Article

CERN considers cloud-based number crunching

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The European Organisation for Nuclear Research (CERN) is partnering with Rackspace to do some epic number crunching on the cloud. CERN and Rackspace are building a hybrid cloud built atop OpenStack, an open-source Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) platform.… Go To Full Article

Sprint forced to defend $300 million New York State tax fraud case

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Sprint's bid to dismiss a $300 million tax suit filed by New York's attorney general has been denied by the state's supreme court, according to Bloomberg. The judge in the case decided the claims "satisfactorily allege that Sprint knowingly submitted… Go To Full Article

Windows 8.1 and VS2013 bring GPU computing updates to Direct3D and C++ AMP

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Windows 8.1 is bringing a new incremental update to the driver model to WDDM 1.3, which will enable incremental new GPU computing functionality. One of the important pieces is the ability to "map default buffer" (which I will call as… Go To Full Article

Ubisoft Hacked, Your Data Compromised

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Ubisoft today announced via email and public posting that some of their users' information had been compromised and how to take steps to secure themselves. Go To Full Article

Opera 15 Chromium-based browser officially launched for PC and Mac

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While the non-final build of Opera's new browser for PC and Mac was simply called Next, today it's chosen the more formal title of Opera 15 for its official release. There aren't any features of note that we hadn't seen… Go To Full Article

SanDisk Extreme II SSD 240GB Review

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There is a review of the SanDisk Extreme II SSD 240GB posted at TechSpot today for those of you interested. For comparison purposes, you can see our evaluation here. The new SanDisk Extreme II features an in-house developed firmware which… Go To Full Article

Microsoft Announces Surface Commercial Expansion

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Microsoft Corp. today announced the initial phase of its business-channel expansion plans for the Surface family of PCs, along with AppsForSurface — a new Surface application-development program for independent software vendors (ISVs). As part of its measured and phased approach… Go To Full Article

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