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Cheap GPUs Rendering Strong Passwords Useless

@ 2011/06/06 read/post comments(0)
Take a cheap GPU (like the Radeon HD 5770) and the free GPU-powered password busting tool called 'ighashgpu' and you have yourself a lean, mean password busting machine. How lean and mean? Working against NTLM login passwords, a password of… Go To Full Article

Kogan Beats Samsung and Acer With World's First Chrome OS Laptop

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Australian manufacturer Kogan will ship the world's first notebook featuring Google's open source Chrome OS from June 7. The release date for the 11.6'' Agora Chromium Laptop means that Kogan has pipped Samsung and Acer by just over a week… Go To Full Article

The Skype protocol has been reverse engineered

@ 2011/06/06 read/post comments(0)
Skype has been in the news a lot recently, mainly due to rumors of it being acquired a few months before a planned IPO. We thought Facebook and Google may pounce on the company for as much as $4 billion,… Go To Full Article

Microsoft Has Acquisition Deal With Nvidia

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Microsoft and Nvidia have an agreement in place that spells out terms relating to a possible acquisition of the graphics and mobile processor manufacturer, regulatory documents indicate. The deal gives Microsoft the exclusive right to match any… Go To Full Article

Windows 8: The Legacy-less Windows We've Been Waiting for

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Four years ago, July 2007, Microsoft released the first few tidbits of information about Windows 7. Vista had just been shipped, and it wasn't received well - both by critics and the marketplace. During these days, I argued that for… Go To Full Article

What's Killing Your Wi-Fi?

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We reveal the hidden and unexpected threats to your wireless network and how to banish them Appallingly slow speeds, dropped connections, and routers that are working fine one minute and apparently drop off the face of the… Go To Full Article

Sapphire Ultimate Radeon HD 6670 Review with Passive / Silent Cooler

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Now Sapphire are expanding their 6670 range with the introduction of the (silent) Ultimate Edition and today we have that version of the card on our test bench. We will be running it through a selection of real world tests… Go To Full Article

Gigabyte GTX 580 Super Overclock

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With the GTX 580 cards maturing in the marketplace, board partners have begun to release pre-overclocked versions of NVIDIA's current single GPU flagship. A short time ago we looked at MSI's Lightning and came away impressed. Today, Gigabyte's GTX 580… Go To Full Article

OCZ Vertex 3 Max IOPS Edition SSD

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No so long ago, Benchmark Reviews tested the OCZ Vertex 3 SSD, which delivered the best transfer speeds and operational performance we had seen from any SATA-connected drive. Not to be outdone, the OCZ Vertex 3 Max IOPS Edition solid… Go To Full Article

Sentey Optimus GS-6000 Case Review

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A little while ago Sentey sent us their GS-6400 Arvina case, this was the first time we had reviewed a case from Sentey and the case impressed us. So much so that we awarded it our Editor’s Choice Award! Today… Go To Full Article

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