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Windows Vista no more secure than XP

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The strength of Windows Vista's security model is easily the biggest question facing the nascent operating system. While sales will be strong simply on account of the way OEMs have adopted Vista on their midrange and high-end offerings, the place… Go To Full Article

Facial recognition slipped into Google image search

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Google upped its stalker factor this week by adding face recognition abilities to its image search. While currently unofficial and unannounced, users can now search for images that only contain faces by appending a query string onto the end of… Go To Full Article

PQI Unveils World’s Largest Solid State Drive at 256GB

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PQI’s 256GB SSD Turbo+ features transfer rates of up to 60MB/s, a figure that cannot be achieved on current hard disk drives. In addition, the new product has better reliability, power consumption and sizes. The price of the device is… Go To Full Article

Antec P190 Case

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At Channel Expo I had the privilege of being stabbed with a case panel by their rep showing me their new P190 case. Building on the success of the P180 range, this case now has 2 140mm fans, 2 120mm… Go To Full Article

Arctic Cooling Arctic Fan 9

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It is hard to review a product such as a fan. Generally, if you plug it in, and it works, then the fan deserves a recommendation. On the contrary, today I will be reviewing the Arctic Cooling Arctic Fan 9,… Go To Full Article

HighSpeed PC Large Original Tech Station

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Targeted at the frequent hardware swapper, today we'll be looking at the E-ATX version of Highspeed PC's Original Tech Station Computer Case. The Tech Station allows hardware changes to be made to a system safely and efficiently. The Tech Station… Go To Full Article

Chinese chip market continues to soar

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SEMICONDUCTOR SHIPMENTS in China are expected to grow 20 per cent in this year to amount to $51.7 billion revenue, up from $43 billion this year. Market research firm Isuppli said there's some worries that over Chinese… Go To Full Article

Never trust those geeks from the IT department

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According to insecurity firm Cyber-Ark's research, a third of IT professionals enjoy snooping around their firm's IT systems, reading personal emails and trawling through salary details and suchlike. Go To Full Article

DRAM makers refuse to cut prices

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A report by DRAMeXchange says that with prices already below the manufacturing costs, major DRAM makers are unwilling to cut their prices further.<br><br> Although DRAM makers still have problems in clearing out their excess inventory, urgent market… Go To Full Article

The Secrets of Firefox about:config

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While Firefox is very customizable, many of its settings aren't in the Options. Each setting is named and stored as a string, integer, or Boolean in a file called prefs.js and accessed via about:config from the nav bar. Computerworld provides… Go To Full Article

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