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How hardware startups changed the face of CES

@ 2013/01/16 read/post comments(0)
It was all bad timing, really. Just ahead of CES 2012, Microsoft announced that year's event would be its last, blaming product schedules that just didn't match up with the annual show. There was no question that the tech giant's… Go To Full Article

CES 2013: OWC @ ThinkComputers.org

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OWC, a.k.a. Otherworld Computing, showed off primarily three new products: the Accelsior, the Viper, and the KR. The Accelsior is a storage system using PCI-Express to serve up SSD blades. Configured in RAID 0, the drives were capable of more… Go To Full Article

OCZ Vector 256GB Review @ Vortez

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In the spotlight today is OCZ’s new Vector Series SSD. Available in three sizes; 128GB, 256GB and 512GB – we will be taking a look at the 256GB model which boasts 550MB/s read and 530MB/s write transfer rates. Vector seeks… Go To Full Article

VTX3D HD 7870 Black Edition 2 GB @ techPowerUp

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The VTX3D HD 7870 Black is based on AMD's recent Tahiti LE GPU. It comes with 1536 shaders and very decent clock speeds. As a result the card is 8% faster than HD 7870, almost as fast as HD 7950,… Go To Full Article

Facebook partners with Bing to deliver web results in Graph Search

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Social media giant Facebook just announced that its new Graph Search tool will also incorporate results from the wider web thanks to a partnership with Microsoft and Bing. Obviously, people won't flock to Graph Search if it's capabilities are limited… Go To Full Article

ASRock Z77 OC Formula Review: Living In The Fast Lane

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Enthusiasts and speed freaks are always looking for an edge – a little something that will help push their gear that little bit faster. There is already a market for pre-overclocked GPUs, and now SSDs are coming with internal RAID… Go To Full Article

BlackBerry Z10 shown in first hands-on video

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We've had an early look at the BlackBerry Z10 already -- both from a leak of RIM marketing materials and from footage allegedly showing the handset's components -- but Austrian publication Telekom-Presse can lay claim to the first hands-on video… Go To Full Article

Noctua NH-L9i Low-Profile CPU Cooler Review

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Noctua delivers the ultimate CPU cooling solution for those with serious clearance issues in their compact SFF PC build. Go To Full Article

1 in 3 federal government smartphone users ignore password protection

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One in three US federal government staff who use their personal smartphones for work-related tasks do not have password protection in place, according to a study by Telework Exchange. Go To Full Article

Amazon Fighting $234M Tax Deficiency In Court

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It looks like Amazon doesn't agree with that $234 million tax bill it was slapped with late last year. According to court filings, the company is contesting IRS tax calculations for money transfers between U.S. operations and its European subsidiaries.… Go To Full Article

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