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Australia gives up on internet censorship plans

@ 2012/11/12 read/post comments(0)
The Australian government has decided that its plans to censor the internet are really not worth a fettered dingo's kidneys. For years the country has debated building an internet rabbit proof fence, which is the Aussie equivalent… Go To Full Article

Cray releases new supercomputer

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Cray announced a XC30 supercomputer capable of high-performance computing (HPC) workloads of more than 100 petaflops which is pretty floppy considering it relies on Intel Xeon processors and Aries interconnect chipset technology. Originally dubbed "Cascade," the system… Go To Full Article

The Apple iPhone is no longer the top smartphone

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Proof that Apple is losing its self declared thermonuclear war against Samsung came to day in the form of the news that it no longer makes the world's best selling smartphone. Beancounters at Strategy Analytics finds that… Go To Full Article

Intel and HP release new Itanium technology

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Chipmaker Intel, and maker of expensive printer ink, HP have released new server technology based on Itanium processors. According to Oracle, Itanium is supposed to be dead and it unsuccessfully went to court to get out of… Go To Full Article

Crucial shows off new Ballistix Sports VLP modules, lowest profile on the market

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According to Crucial, these modules have the lowest profile currently available in the market. Hardware.Info UK was able to sneak a peek through the picture displayed. As you can see the modules are rated as DDR3-1600, using 9-9-9-24 timings and… Go To Full Article

Sparkle Calibre X680 Captain Review

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Sparkle announced their X680/X670 graphics cards in September and today we have the flagship Calibre X680 Captain in for review. This card utilises a 2oz Copper PCB and CoolPro Cooling system, with Triple Silent PWN fans. The cooler has been… Go To Full Article

NETGEAR R6300 Gigabit Wi-Fi Router @ Benchmark Reviews

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Next generation wireless routers are now firmly in the marketplace, and Benchmark Reviews has had the opportunity to take a closer look at one of NETGEAR 's current flagship routers, which is the NETGEAR R6300 Gigabit Wi-Fi Router. Having Broadcom's… Go To Full Article

It's finally there: the shrimp!

@ 2012/11/11 read/post comments(0)
This is where the shrimp comes in. It’s a very, very minimal Arduino-compatible circuit meant to control all the pins on an ATMega328. The components only cost about £1.40 ($2.25 USD) when bought in volume, making it perfect for teaching… Go To Full Article

Zalman Intros ZM700-SV Mainstream PSU

@ 2012/11/09 read/post comments(0)
Zalman introduced the ZM700-SV, a 700-Watt (continuous) PSU for performance gaming PC builds. It boasts of 80 Plus Silver efficiency rating, single +12V rail design, dual-forward switching, interleaved active PFC, and Japanese-made components. Compliant with the latest PSU standards, including… Go To Full Article

VMultra bundles USB hub, DVD drive, SD slot and 500GB HDD

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While Velocity Micro announced the VMultra earlier this year at CES, it's only now ready for primetime. The VMultra combines a USB hub, an SD card slot, a DVD±RW drive and 500GB of storage into a surprisingly slim package that… Go To Full Article

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