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Jointech's $99 JL7100 rips Eee PC in spectacular fashion

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The Kira 100 was a decent Eee PC knockoff, but at just north of $475, there was literally no purpose in picking it over the genuine product. The Jointech JL7100, however, really makes ASUS' darling look mighty unnecessary. Okay, so… Go To Full Article

DisplayPort and HDMI to Share the Markets

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Even though both DisplayPort and High Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) were developed with different priorities in mind, their co-existence on the market inevitably means competition between the two standards for display and audio interconnection. Market research firm iSuppli believes that… Go To Full Article

Core 2 Duo E8600 Review

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It turned out that the new CPU has a pretty impressive frequency reserve. Up to 3.9GHz our processor remained absolutely stable. It means that there must be primarily marketing rather than technological reasons for Intel to set 3.33GHz as the… Go To Full Article

MSI Shipped 10% More Motherboards 2Q08

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Micro-Star International (MSI) shipped 4.7-4.9 million motherboards in second quarter 2008, a slight increase compared to the first quarter due largely to performance in emerging markets. The company also shipped 2.4-2.5 million graphics cards, according to a Chinese-language Apply Daily… Go To Full Article

Intel Entry Level 45nm Quad Core Q8200 to launch end of August

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We are talking about a CPU with FSB 1333 and 4MB of cache memory and according to Intel’s plan this CPU should be selling at wholesale price of $224. This price is actually only valid if you buy thousand(s) of… Go To Full Article

DirectX 11 will be released before Windows 7

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DirectX 11 will support both Vista and Windows 7 and therefore can and will be launched before new Windows. This happens simply because graphics guys and the gaming industry want to get things to the next level and some elements… Go To Full Article

Sparkle will launch 15 different Geforce 9500 GT Models

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This time there will be slightly bigger differences between the cards, as there’s both DDR2 and GDDR3 models in the line-up and there are several differently clocked models. So, let’s start with the model names which are, SF-PX95GT512U2-HP,… Go To Full Article

Ten Dell models have defective Nvidia GPUs

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So, in the end, we have the largest PC makers in the world giving a very muted mea culpa, very muted indeed. Nvidia is telling different analysts different stories and not publicly disclosing either what they are saying to the… Go To Full Article

Howto install and run Ubuntu on the Eee PC

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The Eee lacks an optical drive, so I had to use the SD slot in order to perform the installation. This is the trickiest part of process, but it is significantly simplified by UNetbootin, a user-friendly tool for putting ISO… Go To Full Article

RC Duck Decoys

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After driving my friend's R/C boat on a duck pond one day, I was inspired to build an R/C duck. I ended up buying a pair of duck decoys at the local flea market for $10. These are intended to… Go To Full Article

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