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Hitachi cuts out making chips

@ 2012/12/10 read/post comments(0)
The Japanese company which sounds like a sneeze, Hitachi, has decided that it is not worth making chips any more. The company announced that it would cease production of chips used in information and telecoms hardware by… Go To Full Article

Apple and Intel fight holy war over fired TI engineers

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There is an unholy war going on in the holy land over who has the right to headhunt a bunch of out-of-work Texas Instruments engineers. Apple and Intel both want the engineers to stop collecting their dole… Go To Full Article

Cisco attempts to shift its goalposts

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John T Chambers has made his last orders and read his last rites as Cisco's chairman and chief executive. The 63 year old, who is due to retire within the coming months, claimed the company will now… Go To Full Article

BitFenix Ghost Chassis Review

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The BitFenix Ghost is a mid-range chassis, designed with gamers in mind. Bitfenix claim that not all gamers are willing to deal with excessive fan noise so they have attempted to design a chassis with minimal noise characteristics. Go To Full Article

SilverStone Heligon SST-HE02 Passive CPU Cooler Review

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SilverStone tries its hand at a very large passive cooler with a 95W TDP and with fans you can go up to 150W. Let's see what the SST-HE02 can do. Go To Full Article

iPad 4 vs iPad 3: spot the differences

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That Apple no longer makes the iPad that was introduced in March and replaced it with the iPad 4 Retina has everything to do with the Lightning connector. It now has the same connector as the iPhone and iPod, which… Go To Full Article

[M] Hitachi Touro Desk Pro 4TB USB 3.0 External HDD Review

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The refreshed Touro Desk Pro from Hitachi comes with a new high capacity 4TB drive, which succeeds to deliver better transfer speeds than the previous, 3TB model. The temperatures of the drives are close to the ones we have seen… Go To Full Article

Windows 8: A ‘Christmas gift for someone you hate’

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Suppose that you are an expert user of Windows NT/XP/Vista/7, an expert user of an iPad, and an expert user of an Android phone…. you will have no idea how to use Windows 8. “The only device that I… Go To Full Article

Intel reaffirms socketed CPU support for the “forseeable future”

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The rumor mill kicked into high gear last week when several sites, corroborated by evidence from unnamed PC OEMs, claimed some of Intel's future desktop CPUs would forgo processor sockets in favor of being soldered directly to motherboards. This move… Go To Full Article

Scythe Apsalus Liquid CPU Cooler Detailed

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Scythe released the Apsalus entry-level liquid CPU Cooler (model: APSALUS3-120). Based on an Asetek platform, the pre-assembled (maintenance-free), closed-loop cooler uses an exposed copper base with pump assembly, joined the the 1U 120 mm radiator that packs the reservoir, which… Go To Full Article

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