USB 3.0 adoption will be slow - No Intel backing yet

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A couple of days back we wrote about a new Gigabyte motherboard with SATA 6Gb/s and USB 3.0. You might look at it as a sign of things to come, as other vendors are quietly developing boards along similar lines. Go To Full Article

Acer's Z5610 AIO gets quad core CPUs, SSD

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The entry level SKU packs a dual-core Pentium, we've also come across a couple of beefier models, powered by Intel quads. The top range version is powered by an Intel Q9400 processor, has 8GB of memory, Radeon HD 4350 graphics,… Go To Full Article

Burger King selling a Windows 7 Whopper in Japan

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Confirming our belief that Japan is at once among the coolest and craziest places on this planet we all call home is Burger King's exclusive Windows 7 Whopper. Seven stacked beef patties extend your usual Whopper to over five inches… Go To Full Article

Acer introduces Aspire 3D laptop

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Acer has introduced an Aspire notebook with 3D viewing capabilities. The 5738DG features a 15.6-inch CineCrystal HD display coated with a special 3D film that clings to the panel pixel by pixel. "Users slip on a pair of included… Go To Full Article

Windows 7 launches in London hospital

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Apparently, the upgrade process is feasible from a Vista based PC but it didn't sound that easy. Of course, externally backing-up all your data and wiping the hard disk is something which most IT hacks can achieve. However, it did… Go To Full Article

BluRay Coming To XBOX 360 ?

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In the first segment of our exclusive Steve Ballmer interview series, the Microsoft CEO and I talk about Natal, the blurring of console generations, and the surprising assertion that "you'll be able to get" Blu-ray add-on drives for Xbox 360. Go To Full Article

Components returns rates explored

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The one gap in our advice on purchasing of material is information on reliability. Sure, manufacturer reputation helps, but as reliability varies enormously from one model to another, even well-known manufacturers aren’t immune from sending out doubtful products. Go To Full Article

Windows 7 engineers: how feedback shaped the final release

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Last night, we had the pleasure of talking with three members of the Windows 7 product development and planning team: Bernardo Caldas, Group Product Planner; Steve Scallen, UX Research Manager; and Cameron Turner, Group Program Manager for Telemetry. We had… Go To Full Article

Windows 7 is here

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Windows 7 is now for sale around the world. Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is officially kicking off the Windows 7 launch at an event in New York City. Microsoft's partners will be unveiling new hardware and OEMs are now no… Go To Full Article

Seagate Quietly Initiates Shipments of Its First Solid-State Drives

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Seagate Technology, the world’s largest maker of hard disk drives (HDDs), has quietly started ro ship its first solid-state drives (SSDs). Even though the firm has not released any details about its new product line, it claimed that its initial… Go To Full Article

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