Firefox to Get Boost from Multithreading

@ 2009/05/10 read/post comments(1)
As well as allowing the software to take advantage of multicore microprocessors to boost responsiveness, the enhancement would also improve browser stability, the company said in a news blog on the subject. Go To Full Article

TSMCs 40nm is actually 45nm

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Got that? Up until a few weeks ago, Altera thought it was working on a 45nm process. Until someone at TSMC decided that they were better off calling it a 40nm process. It's no big surprise, because the people talking… Go To Full Article

Roomba in Action, Long-Exposure Shot

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Now here’s something interesting, I set up a photo camera in my room, turned out all the lights and took a long-exposure shot of my roomba doing it’s thing for about 30 minutes. The result is a picture that shows… Go To Full Article

DFI LanParty JR X58-T3H6 MicroATX LGA1366 Mainboard Review

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DFI LanParty mainboards have long been very popular among computer enthusiasts. The distinguishing feature of this mainboard family is extensive BIOS functionality that allows reaching excellent results during CPU overclocking if used wisely. Besides, we immediately picture fluorescent colors of… Go To Full Article

Botnet master hits the kill switch, takes down 100,000 PCs

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Botnets aren't just dangerous because they can steal massive amounts of personal data and launch denial-of-service attacks—they can also self-destruct, leaving the owners of affected machines in the dust. The controllers of one such botnet recently hit the kill switch… Go To Full Article

Windows Genuine name is about as popular as cancer and the Boston Strangler

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Microsoft has changed its anti-piracy systems on Windows 7 to make its slightly less annoying. Redmond is still using the policy of requiring a user to electronically verify their copy of the software and will periodically validate that a copy… Go To Full Article

AVC Extra-Sensory Perception (ESP) Integrating Super-Cooler Review

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Although some you may not be familiar with the Chinese Asia Vital Components Co., Ltd. (AVC), it is one of the leaders in the world market. Founded back in 1991 with 65 million dollars authorized capital stock, AVC has now… Go To Full Article

Engineering Windows 7: Support and Q&A for Solid-State Drives

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There’s a lot of excitement around the potential for the widespread adoption of solid-state drives (SSD) for primary storage, particularly on laptops and also among many folks in the server world. As with any new technology, as it is introduced… Go To Full Article

Samsung to boost SSD performance 30 times with PRAM

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Phase Change RAM, or PRAM, also known as "perfect RAM" since its first appearance in 2005, and later unveiling in 2006, is more or less a hybrid of flash memory and DRAM. PRAM sports performance on the level of DRAM… Go To Full Article

Nvidia posts second consecutive quarterly loss

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The recession isn't doing Nvidia any favors. The firm has announced another quarterly loss: $201.3 million on revenue of $664.2 million for its first fiscal quarter, which ended on April 26. Nvidia tinges the announcement with a… Go To Full Article

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