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First look: Firefox 3 alpha 5

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The fifth public alpha build of Firefox 3 has been officially released. The new alpha build, which is codenamed Gran Paradiso, features early components of the revamped Places system, a cohesive storage framework that will unify bookmark and history storage.… Go To Full Article

Dell UltraSharp 3007WFP-HC

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Dell’s newest flat panel monitor raises the bar for productivity and PC gaming. The UltraSharp 3007WFP-HC sports an industry-leading 30-inch widescreen panel, and features a 92% colour gamut W-CCFL (Wide Cold-Cathode Fluorescent Lighting) backlight that delivers the latest in dynamic… Go To Full Article

AMD Lost 650 Million, But ATI Business Unit Hits Its Targets

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AMD lost 650 million but ATI business unit actually hit its targets. That is what some key partners are telling us and they are all warming up to ship bunch of Radeon 2600 and 2400 cards. So AMD is the… Go To Full Article

Parallels Desktop 3.0 Now with Native 3D Acceleration

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Parallels Desktop for Mac is currently the leading consumer level PC virtualization platform for OS X. The company made news when it first launched its Parallels Desktop, allowing users to run Windows XP at near native processing speeds. In some… Go To Full Article

AMD Lasso - Allows for External Crossfire Setup

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Lasso is a codename for AMD external graphics technology and the latest revision is able to support Crossfire on the Radeon HD 2000 series. In the current revision, there are 2 PCIe x16 slots on the Lasso board with a… Go To Full Article

Man Sues Gateway Because He Can't Read EULA

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California resident Dennis Sheehan took Gateway to small claims court after he reportedly received a defective computer and little technical support from the PC manufacturer. Gateway responded with their own lawyer and a 2-inch thick stack of legal docs, and… Go To Full Article

Nvidia's 8400 "coming soon" - It's next-gen, honest

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The 8400 will come in 256MB and 128MB models, priced at about $80 and $50 respectively. Whilst the cards are nominally DX10 compatible, the performance will be well below the standards required to actually run any new games with DX10… Go To Full Article

Ars takes a field trip: the Creation Museum

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Here at Ars Technica we've written about the US creationist movement and its attack on science quite regularly. From attempts to alter the way science is taught in different states across the US, to statements from potential presidents, there's no… Go To Full Article

Seagate Initiates Shipments of 1TB Hard Disk Drive

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The world’s top maker of hard disk drives, Seagate Technology, announced Thursday that it had begun to ship its 1TB (1000GB) hard disk drive (HDD). Although the milestone capacity from Seagate is available months after similar hard disk was released… Go To Full Article

Computex 2007 Day 3 Coverage

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The show is slowing down? Less coverage seeping in through our spam filters: - http://www.futurelooks.com/454-COMPU...ht---NZXT.html ---- * XPCs get new chassis and an OASIS - Go To Full Article

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