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Auzentech Prepares X-Fi Prelude 7.1 For Retail

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Auzentech is prepared to unleash its X-Fi Prelude 7.1 next week. The company has already shipped the cards to distributors and retailers for a Monday or Tuesday launch, but the shipments need to clear customs before they are available for… Go To Full Article

Sharp Unveils Plans to Market 20mm Thick LCD HDTV

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The world of HDTVs and super models has something in common; everyone wants to be the skinniest. Just when we thought a bit over three inches for an LCD HDTV was svelte, Sharp looks to change our minds with its… Go To Full Article

15 Ways to Reinvent Your PC

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It often feels like the second we walk out of the store with a new PC, it's instantly out of date; there's always a new chipset, new OS, new graphics card that outshines our home computer. But, just because your… Go To Full Article

Blizzard negotiating with researchers for virtual epidemic study

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Around this time two years ago, a strange phenomenon struck the virtual inhabitants of World of Warcraft. A disease designed to be limited to areas accessed by high-level characters managed to make it back to the cities of that virtual… Go To Full Article

Intel Penryn Preview - Part I: Wolfdale Performance

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By the end of this year, AMD will introduce Phenom and Intel will introduce Penryn - its first 45nm desktop CPU. For a while there we wondered how Intel would introduce Penryn into its lineup, but as… Go To Full Article

AMD Admits Technical Problems Delayed Quad-Core Opteron

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Advanced Micro Devices, the world’s second largest maker of x86 microprocessors, has been receiving criticism for the postponement of its new quad-core chips as well as chips based on the new-generation micro-architecture for months. But only now, a little less… Go To Full Article

Ageia Releases Physics Accelerators for Laptops

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Ageia, currently the world’s only provider of dedicated physics processing units (PPUs) for personal computers (PCs), announced on Wednesday at Games Convention conference its first physics accelerator for mobile computers. While Ageia targets the rapidly growing segment of high-performance laptops… Go To Full Article

Intel Shows Off New Extreme Processor for Laptops - Core 2 Extreme X7900

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In a bid to offer the world’s fastest central processing unit for mobile computers, Intel Corp. demonstrated at Games Convention conference its new “extreme” chip that cranks up performance of laptops and allows notebook manufacturers to overclock it even further,… Go To Full Article

Industry Experts Claim Lithium-Ion Batteries Have Fundamental Flaw

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Lithium-ion batteries are used almost everywhere nowadays, but the recent recalls of them by top makers like Matsushita/Panasonic, Sony Corp. and Sanyo Corp. indicate that something is wrong with their manufacturing, industry experts believe. The battery specialists claim that fabrication… Go To Full Article

Biostar's TP35D2-A7 and TP35D3-A7 Deluxe motherboards

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Enthusiasts crave bargains—perhaps even more than we lust after performance—and Biostar's new P35-based motherboards are very affordable indeed. The TP35D2-A7 can be had for less than $90, for example, and the TP35D3-A7 Deluxe rings in at only $160. But there's… Go To Full Article

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