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Relevance of Blu-ray up in the air

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Following the recent revelation by Toshiba that it will no longer make any HD DVD products, the death knell of its next-generation, high-definition DVD standard has been sounded – and rival Blu-ray's victory assured. However, after years of a standards… Go To Full Article

Intel planning large drops in old Centrino shipments

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In order to promote a smooth platform transition, Intel plans to start dropping shipment ratios of Napa Refresh and Santa Rosa notebook platforms in the second quarter of 2008 to let the upcoming Centrino 2 (Montevina) platform become its major… Go To Full Article

Fujitsu announces 500 GB notebook hard drive

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Terabyte notebooks could be hitting the market at the end of the second quarter of this year as Fujitsu is preparing to roll out the first 500 GB 2.5” mainstream hard drives. The company’s MHZ2 BT drives… Go To Full Article

The Dell De-emphasis

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Dell has decided to de emphasize AMD. Both AMD and Dell have tried to spin this into a nonevent, but that's putting lipstick on a pig. This is bad news, period. You don't do this when you're doing well with… Go To Full Article

Toshiba Paid Off To Drop HD-DVD?

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Was Toshiba paid-off to concede the HD battle? There are some signs that may point to this as a direct result of the ended format war. Reuters has reported that Sony has agreed to sell its Cell and RSX fabrication… Go To Full Article

Asustek Computer Reportedly Orders Unprecedented Amount of Low-Cost AMD Chips

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Certain market sources claim that Asustek acquired as much as one million of AMD Sempron microprocessors, whereas more conservative sources estimate that it is more likely that Asustek ordered more than half a million, but less than a million of… Go To Full Article

Nvidia Intros Technology to Boost Quality of High-Definition Movies

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Nvidia Corp., a leading designer of graphics adapters, announced that starting from the latest release of its ForceWare driver its graphics cards would improve the quality of high-definition videos. It is uncertain whether the improvements will actually make movies look… Go To Full Article

Leadtek WinFast DTV Dongle Gold, Tops for Free DVB-T TV on the Road!

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Leadtek WinFast® DTV Dongle Gold – Tops for Free DVB-T TV on the Road! Taipei, Taiwan, February 25th, 2008: Leadtek Research Inc., the total multimedia communication solutions provider raises the curtain on its brand new portable digital… Go To Full Article

Pair of ATI 2900 XT cards grabs top spot in 3DMark06

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It seems the older ATI cards have something left in them after all, a heavy benchmarking sessions with a Quad Core Intel CPU at 5.8Ghz (cooled by LN2) and two 2900 XT cards (also cooled by LN2, of course) running…

Gigabyte GA-EX38-DS4

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Currently, the high-end motherboards are fairly similar her in terms of performance and features. Unlike old motherboards where they differ from each other in terms of overclockability, amount of ports, bundles, and features. Current motherboards seem to be performing so… Go To Full Article

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