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European Union signs its own death warrant

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You would think that while it is faced with all these calls for referendums on its future the European Union would be keeping its head down. Instead it seems that Brussels is signing its own death warrant… Go To Full Article

Ice Cream Sandwich vulnerable to fridges

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German insecurity experts have ways of making your Android phone talk. Apparently if you torture an android phone by freezing it for an hour you can get around the encryption system that protects the data. Go To Full Article

Fractal Design Define XL R2 Review @ Vortez

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The new XL R2 is not that dissimilar to XL but in true Fractal Design fashion, little tweaks have been made here and there to build on the success of a firm favourite. Minimalism continues to feature highly with this… Go To Full Article

Google kills off VP8 patent pool

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The way is clear for Google's plans to make VP8 the most used web-video standard. MPEG LA, which is partly owned by Apple and Microsoft, has ended its efforts to form a VP8 patent pool and give… Go To Full Article

Collusion's crowdfunded iPen is "unusable"

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The IT industry is reeling down under after a crowdfunded iPen gadget turned out to be garbage. It was supposed to be the first gadget to perfect handwriting and drawing on the iPad and to be an… Go To Full Article

Angry Birds is now free for iOS

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From its release back in 2009, Rovio's Angry Birds has been a force of nature in the casual gaming marketplace, being one of the all-time best sellers in just about every platform it was released for. Go To Full Article

Biostar Hi-Fi A85W Motherboard Review

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Today we are going to take a look at the Biostar Hi-Fi A85W motherboard which features the same A85X chipset as the Gigabyte F2A85XM-D3H that we reviewed recently. Consequently, it features AMD’s FM2 socket which supports the latest ‘Trinity’ APUs. Go To Full Article

NVIDIA Readies Second GK110-based SKU

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Following the launch of its consumer-oriented GeForce GTX Titan, NVIDIA is planning its second graphics card based on the 28 nm GK110 silicon, this one for professionals, and featuring in the Quadro family. Likely bearing the model name Quadro K6000,… Go To Full Article

Tomb Raider PC Technical Review @ Rage3D.com

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Crystal Dynamics and the tech-savvy Nixxes are behind Lara's newest adventure, simply titled Tomb Raider. Read our review for details on the various PC features, visual effects, performance, and more. Go To Full Article

ECS A970M-A Deluxe Motherboard Review @ OCC

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Overclocking with the ECS A970M-A is a simple affair. I would mention that without a few features of it's more expensive 990FX chipset boards, overclocking did require more voltage than it otherwise might. The impressive overclock of 4789MHz did also… Go To Full Article

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