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Sumitomo Electric's Thunderbolt Cable

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Since the launch of Thunderbolt the only cable supplier has been Apple. Given that no current Thunderbolt devices come with a Thunderbolt cable (save Apple's own Thunderbolt Display which comes with one for video input), anyone who wanted to use… Go To Full Article

Verbatim USB 3.0 Universal Card Reader @ TestFreaks

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Let's take a break from the CES stuff for a review. Up for review today I've got another product from Verbatim and it's another card reader but this one is USB 3.0. I have to wonder about this as memory… Go To Full Article

Seagate Momentus XT 750GB SATA III Hybrid Disk Drive Review

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By doubling the available onboard SLC NAND Flash memory and by adding 50% more storage space capacity compared to the 1st generation the 2nd generation Momentus XT by Seagate is now a powerful mix between a 750GB 2.5” 7200RPM hard… Go To Full Article

ECS X79R-AX (Black Extreme) Review

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Over the past 12 months I have covered a number of ECS boards, from the Sandy Bridge and Fusion range, including one with a Hydra chip. Looking back on those, there was a distinct running theme – a willingness to… Go To Full Article

Apple Wireless Keyboard meets PC @ ocaholic

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If you should have a sense for aesthetically designed hardware, then I guess you might like Apple products. Within the past ten years, the company did an awesom job releasing very good looking hardware. And best of all, it doesn't… Go To Full Article

VIA Labs mixes up USB 3.0 and fibre optics for extended range

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One of the drawbacks of USB, no matter the version is the limited range of 5m, not an issue for most home users, but known to be a big problem when it comes to a lot of vertical markets. With… Go To Full Article

AMD's 4K and BF3/Video Conferencing Eyefinity Demos at CES

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One of the underlying themes of CES this year was the transition to 4K displays. AMD had a 4K (4096 x 2160) demo at its booth driven by a Radeon HD 7970. Most 4K displays require multiple inputs, which was… Go To Full Article

Asus announces unusual looking 450Mbps Ethernet to Wi-Fi bridge

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You've most likely already read our preview of Asus' just launched RT-N66U router, at least if you're the least bit interested in wireless networking or are planning on getting a new router. Until 802.11ac devices start appearing later this year,… Go To Full Article

Apple Store Egged After New iPhone Delayed

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Who knew that Apple + Delay = Eggs? Wait, what kind of weirdo brings eggs to a product launch? Good thing they had riot police on hand. Hundreds of customers including migrant workers hired by scalpers in teams of 20… Go To Full Article

Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3 AMD Socket AM3+ Motherboard Review

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Today we have tested the new Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3 motherboard with an AMD Phenom II CPU and an AMD Bulldozer processor. The AM3+ board is based on the AMD 990FX chipset with SB950 southbridge and offers a total of six… Go To Full Article

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