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Tough Sell on Home Servers

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In a soon-to-be-published research report, Gownder figures that home servers (not just those running Microsoft's home server product) will reach 4.5 million households by 2012. That's up from just 190,000 such servers last year. Go To Full Article

Vista SP1 Guides for IT Professionals Released

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Microsoft released several detailed documents explaining just about everything you ever wanted to know about Vista SP1. Highlights include a Deployment Guide, list of included hotfixes, and a 17-page list of 'Notable Changes'. In reviewing the Notable Changes document, it… Go To Full Article

Intel unveils 16 next-generation processors, including first notebook chips built on

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Intel Corporation unveiled 16 products today, including the company's first 45 nanometer (nm) processors for Intel® Centrino® Processor Technology based laptops. All of these new chips include the company's new transistor formula and 45nm manufacturing process that… Go To Full Article

CES Scales Up While Companies Push Back

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The Consumer Electronics Show is being pushed in ever-more-glamorous directions as organizers attempt to top themselves every year. Much like the final years of the E3 event, this week's showcase will feature loud music and brightly-lit stages. At the same… Go To Full Article

There's No Such Thing as 'Wireless HDMI'

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CE Pro magazine interviewed Steve Venuti and Les Chard of HDMI Licensing, LLC to get a preview of all things HDMI at CES. The duo addressed some of the more controversial issues surrounding HDMI, including 'Wireless HDMI' (There's no such… Go To Full Article

Enable the (Hidden) Administrator Account on Windows Vista

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Many people familiar with prior versions of Windows are curious what happened to the built-in Administrator account that was always created by default. Does this account still exist, and how can you access it? The account is… Go To Full Article

CES 2008: NVIDIA Hybrid SLI

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We’ll start things off with a shocker then: NVIDIA is going to putting integrated GPUs on all of their motherboards. Yes, you’re reading that right, soon every NVIDIA motherboard will ship with an integrated GPU, from the highest end enthusiast… Go To Full Article

GeForce 8800M GTX Benchmarks

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The performance of the 8800M GTX is clearly ahead of any other single GPU. In several titles, the single 8800M even flirts with the performance offered by 7950 GTX SLI (represented by the Alienware m9750), sometimes surpassing it by a… Go To Full Article

Intel Mobile Penryn Benchmarked: Battery Live Improves

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We’ve been through this before. Every year we get an update to Centrino, and every year the outcome is pretty much the same: equal or better performance, coupled with longer battery life. It’s Moore’s Law in action, transistors switch faster,… Go To Full Article

Gigabyte GA-P35-DS3L (rev. 1.0) Mainboard Review

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Our today’s review will be devoted to an inexpensive Gigabyte GA-P35-DS3L mainboard based on Intel P35 Express chipset that sells at a little over $100 these days. We were very pleased with Gigabyte GA-P35-DS3L mainboard: smart PCB design, pretty rich… Go To Full Article

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