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Windows 8 Release Preview Out Later Today: Redacted Blog Post

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A blogger with Microsoft's Driver Developer Blog, none other than Chuck Chan, Corporate Vice President of the Windows Development team, jumped the gun in revealing the availability of Windows 8 Release Preview. The now-redacted blog post was screen-grabbed by Neowin.net,… Go To Full Article

Sapphire HD 7770 Vapor-X 1 GB @ techPowerUp

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Sapphire's HD 7770 Vapor-X uses the company's exclusive cooling solution paired with a large overclock out of the box. As result the card is whisper quiet in both idle and load, yet temperatures are comfortably low too. The card also… Go To Full Article

Amazon To Collect Sales Tax In NJ

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Starting next year, Amazon will begin collecting sales tax in NJ. The company will also build two distribution centers in the state as well. Online retail giant Amazon.com plans to build two huge distribution centers in New Jersey, creating what… Go To Full Article

Soft-Body Physics in CryEngine3

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This video showing off soft-body physics in CryEngine3 is kinda neat. The team behind the open source "Rigs of Rods" is responsible for this (not Crytek). Go To Full Article

Turtle Beach partners with MLG, will unveil tournament-focused Ear Force Seven Series

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If you're familiar with Major League Gaming tournaments, you're likely aware that Astro Gaming's Mixamp Pro has been the staple device for providing multi-platform surround sound and team chat to the headset-wearing pros. Things are set to change this fall,… Go To Full Article

VIA ARTiGO A1200 lets you roll your own miniscule, fanless PC

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Most ultra-compact, fanless PCs are intended for the embedded market -- that is, not for the proletariat to tinker with directly. VIA's no stranger to serving that crowd, but it's making a point of addressing home users who want this… Go To Full Article

Apple cracks down on iPhone 5 leaks

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Apple CEO Tim "not Steve" Cook has ordered a crackdown on security after the iPhone 5 spec was leaked to the great unwashed before it could be spun properly. The iPhone 5 needs a whole lot of… Go To Full Article

ASUS P8Z77-V Deluxe and Pro

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The gang at PureOC have posted a double header review featuring the ASUS P8Z77-V Deluxe and Pro motherboards today. On a related note, we recently published a review of the ASUS P8Z77-V here. ASUS takes things to the next level… Go To Full Article

MIT's 'Big Data' to Be Newest Intel Science and Technology Center

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Intel Corporation announced today that the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has won a national search to become the newest Intel Science and Technology Center (ISTC) for Big Data and will be hosted by MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence… Go To Full Article

Microsoft Joins White House in New Effort to Combat Botnets

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Every day criminals exploit innocent, unsuspecting people by secretly overtaking their computers to carry out crimes. Networks of bad actors have assembled an efficient, resilient infrastructure of computing power called botnets to enable Internet-based organized crimes ranging from the distribution… Go To Full Article

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