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Microwave Experiments Cause Sponge Disasters

@ 2007/01/25 read/post comments(0)
"Reports about a study that found microwave ovens can be used to sterilize kitchen sponges sent people hurrying to test the idea this week — with sometimes disastrous results. A team at the University of Florida found that two minutes… Go To Full Article

Massive Power Supply Roundup - 46 Units tested

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Planet3DNow! uses a Chroma 8000 PSU load tester to compare no less than 46 Power Supply units, ranging from 350W to 1100W. In depth report and interview with several companies and feature comparison tables. If you want to know which… Go To Full Article

ASUS Announces New Vista Edition Motherboards

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ASUS today announced the launch of four new motherboards that take advantage new features found within Microsoft’s upcoming Windows Vista operating system. New features such as ScreenDuo, TPM and ASUS Accelerated Propeller are available on the new ASUS M2N32-SLI Premium… Go To Full Article

NVIDIA "G8x" Design Kit Analysis

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One of the bigger surprises of the G8x family is the support for more than 4 GPUs, at least in the design. It seems pointless to put a low or mid range GPU into SLI mode when a high-end card… Go To Full Article

Athlon 64 X2 6000+ 3Ghz 90nm CPU still on track for release

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Remember the Athlon 64 X2 6000+ processor that was supposed to be unveiled late last year? Yep, it's still going to happen. Earlier this week AMD added the Athlon 64 6000+ SKU to its distributor roadmap along… Go To Full Article

Google May Extend Advertising Into Video Games

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Google, the current force in online advertising, could now be looking to expand its reach into the video game space. According to the Wall Street Journal, Google is in talks to acquire Adscape Media, a company whose technology allows for… Go To Full Article

VIA Announces VN896 Chipset

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VIA Technologies today announced its latest VN896 chipset tweaked for low-power devices such as notebooks and UMPCs. The new VN896 features VIA C7-M and Intel Core architecture processor support with a DirectX 9.0 compatible integrated graphics core. Go To Full Article

PS3 European Launch Set For March 23

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Sony's PlayStation 3 will be made available to a larger audience starting on March 23 of this year. While PS3 fans in Japan and the United States have been had access to the console since mid-November 2006, consumers in Europe,… Go To Full Article

Microsoft announces extended support for XP

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Today, as Microsoft prepares for the consumer release of Windows Vista, the Redmond-based software company quietly announced that they are adding additional support for Windows XP Home Edition and Windows XP Media Center Edition (MCE). With this announcement, XP and… Go To Full Article

Dolby Surround Sound On The Move

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"Alpine and Land Rover have managed to squeeze no less than 14 speakers into the interior of the new Freelander 2, which is quite a feat in itself. More impressive though is the actual results of the Dolby Go To Full Article

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