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Web Browser Grand Prix VI: Firefox 6, Chrome 13, Mac OS X Lion

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Version 13 once again earns Google Chrome the Web Browser Grand Prix championship. Chrome's sheer number of wins nearly discounts its weaknesses. With only one weakness and the highest number of non-winning strong scores, Mozilla Firefox is… Go To Full Article

$35 PC runs Quake 3, size of a match box

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Here’s something to liven up your weekend: a video of the Raspberry Pi running Quake 3. We’re still working on ironing a few kinks out (specifically, there seems to be a library issue which means our framerate, while good, isn’t… Go To Full Article

Corsair Hydro Series H100 Liquid-Cooling System Review

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We have already tested many compact liquid-cooling systems available in the mainstream market. According to our most modest estimates, there are over 15 reviews of systems like that available on our site alone. However, there hasn’t been a single system… Go To Full Article

Thermaltake Element G, AeroCool XPredator and CoolerMaster HAF 922

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There is currently a very wide selection of midrange system cases for building rather advanced computers. Quite a number of such products that claim to have an optimal price/functionality ratio have already been tested in our labs but there are… Go To Full Article

Crucial M4 New 0009 Firmware Update Steps up Speeds by 20%

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A new firmware update by Crucial for its M4 series SATA 6 Gb/s SSDs was released last weekend, marked 0009. The new firmware, applicable to Crucial M4 SSD models CT064M4SSD2 (64 GB), CT0128M4SSD2 (128 GB), CT0256M4SSD2 (256 GB), and CT0512M4SSD2… Go To Full Article

First Intel Cedar Trail benchmarks

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We're not sure how much life there's left in the netbook market, but considering that Intel is looking to offer some very affordable next gen Atom processors, its upcoming Cedar Trail processors might just be what the netbook market space… Go To Full Article

Details about 28-nm mobile AMD GPUs leak out

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Apparently, AMD won't have its new mobile parts out for very long before Nvidia. Word is that AMD expects samples of the slower variants in early September, with shipments due in December. Higher-end parts will sample and a ship a… Go To Full Article

ITK's Handroid: a softer, gentler robotic hand

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Most robotic hands are built with a series of individual motors in each joint, making them heavy, expensive and prone to gripping everything with the subtlety of a vice. Japan's ITK thinks it's solved those problems with Handroid -- designed… Go To Full Article

Rosewill Releases RK-9000 Series - Cherry MX Switch Mechanical Keyboards

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Rosewill the leading hardware solution provider bringing the best choice in value, will be showcasing its latest technologies to the gaming community at PAX Prime, Penny Arcade Expo 2011. Meanwhile Rosewill will launch and display brand new RK-9000 Series Mechanical… Go To Full Article

How AMD's Fusion A8-3850 APU Changes Personal Computing

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With the introduction of the A-series APU also known by it's codename Llano, AMD brought their Fusion technology to mainstream notebooks and desktops. In this review we will take a closer look at the desktop version of Llano. First we… Go To Full Article

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