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Intel Announces LessWatts Energy Efficiency Program

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Intel officially launched a new initiative designed to help reduce power consumption by today's servers and personal mobile devices alike. The Less Watts initiative was announced during the recently completed Intel Developer Forum (IDF), though it was swamped by other… Go To Full Article

Microsoft Releases Vista SP1 Beta to Select Testers

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Testers that were selected to test SP1 should now have access to the updates via Microsoft's Connect website. Currently, the release is available in a 5-Language Standalone Package as well as an All-Language Standalone Package (contains 36 languages). Go To Full Article

NVIDIA Releases New WHQL Certified Vista Drivers

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The most notable improvement of the latest ForceWare 163.69 Vista driver is the addition of high-definition video post-processing on NVIDIA mainstream graphics processors. NVIDIA enables HD video post-processing for H.264, VC-1 and MPEG-2 high-definition content on GeForce 8500 and 8600… Go To Full Article

Intel picks up gaming physics engine for forthcoming GPU product

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In late 2008 or early 2009, when Intel launches its forthcoming GPU product (codenamed Larrabee) on its new 45nm process, the company will almost certainly face one major hurdle: DirectX 10. Larrabee is a different sort of beast than the… Go To Full Article

back-to-school laptop shootout

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Our tests featured an HP, a Toshiba, a Sony VAIO, and a Lenovo because all four brands feature Vista Home Premium computers that you can pick up at any local store. Hopefully, by the end of this review I'll have… Go To Full Article

Intel announces, demonstrates USB 3.0

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One of the announcements to come out of the IDF keynote this afternoon was Pat Gelsinger's discussion and demonstration of USB 3.0 technology. Although still in the prototype stage, USB 3.0 is aiming for 10 times the bandwidth of current… Go To Full Article

Hands on with Google Presentations

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Google unveiled the latest component of Google Docs, the long-awaited presentation component of its free, online office application suite. Like the word processing and spreadsheet components of Google Docs, Presentations are stored online and can be worked on collaboratively by… Go To Full Article

Finishing the fight: Ars reviews Halo 3

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After a three-year wait and the birth of a brand new console generation, Halo 3 is set to hit stores on September 25. Halo 3 marks the final part of a long-standing tradition for Microsoft's gaming platform. What started as… Go To Full Article

Americans giving up friends, sex for Web life

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Surfing the net has become an obsession for many Americans with the majority of U.S. adults feeling they cannot go for a week without going online and one in three giving up friends and sex for the Web. Go To Full Article

Crysis Demo delayed - October 26

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The Crysis demo has been officially delayed. Here is the announcement by Cevat Yerli, President and CEO of Crytek.<br> <br> "First, I am sorry for the bad news - the Crysis single player demo will now be available… Go To Full Article

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