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MIO Alpha watch goes on sale for $199

@ 2012/12/04 read/post comments(0)
As popular as heart rate monitors can be for runners looking to improve their health, they're often definitions of compromise that require bulky gear or direct finger contact to reliably find the heartbeat. MIO's newly available Alpha watch may be… Go To Full Article

Some New iMacs Marked as Being 'Assembled in USA'

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Is Apple really bringing limited assembly of its iMacs back to the United States? If you believe reports from Fortune, inspections of new iMacs reveal units displaying the "Assembled in USA" stamp are being found on the machines. If this… Go To Full Article

AMD Pushes Radeon HD 8000 "Sea Islands" Launch to 2Q-2013

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According to industry sources, AMD pushed launch of its next-generation Radeon HD 8000 "Sea Islands" family of GPUs to the second quarter of 2013 (April-June). The delay comes in the wake of the company going through reorganization within its ranks,… Go To Full Article

Star Wars Battlefront III was 99% done upon cancellation

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Co-founder of Free Radical, the developer behind the canceled Star Wars Battlefront III, revealed recently that the game was 99% finished when funding was cut. Go To Full Article

Francis Maude to warn MPs on hacking threat

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The Daily Telegraph has branded disgruntled hackers attacking big brands as "terrorists", as Cabinet Office minister Francis Maude gets ready to brief MPs on a new cyber security initiative that hopes to combat attacks that cost the UK "billions".… Go To Full Article

Macronix plans to heat up flash memory to keep it from burning out

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Despite the looming threat of being replaced by phase-change memory, contemporary memory modules aren't quite ready to be shown the door -- engineers at Macronix have found a way to revive spent NAND flash cells. Most flash modules fail after… Go To Full Article

[M] Silicon Power Diamond Series D03 USB 3.0 Portable HDD Review

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The speedy D03 USB 3.0 drives from the Diamond Series come from Silicon Power and can be found with different capacities, sport a catchy design and have an internal solid aluminum structure. The outside is scratch resistant and thanks to… Go To Full Article

Macronix fixes Flash memory flaw

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Researchers working for Macronix have emerged from their smoke-filled labs with a solution for a weakness in flash memory fadeout. There is a problem with flash memory in that it wears out after being programmed and erased… Go To Full Article

Mouse Computer Announces LM-Series Mini PCs

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Japanese PC maker Mouse Computer announced the LuvMachines Mini (Lm) series VESA-mount compatible nettops. It includes three models, the Lm-mini40B (base), Lm-mini40S (SSD-equipped), and Lm-mini40X (hybrid HDD-equipped, top). The three are based on a common design, which measures 5.2 x… Go To Full Article

Gigabyte Announces its First Consumer NAS

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Following ASUS' venture into the consumer NAS segment as ASUStor, Gigabyte responded with its own. The company launched its Home NAS family with the GR-EZI04H, a 4-bay consumer NAS based on the Intel Atom platform. Pictured below, it uses a… Go To Full Article

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