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Some People Just Never Learn

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German scientists recently showed what many of us suspected but could not prove — some people just don't learn. The German researchers have found a genetic factor that affects our ability to learn from our errors. The scientists demonstrated that… Go To Full Article

Drive-By Pharming In the Wild

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Symantec reported Tuesday that the first case of drive-by pharming, in which a hacker changes the DNS settings on a customer's broadband router or wireless access point and directs the link to a fraudulent Web site, has been observed in… Go To Full Article

Engineers Explain 45nm Delays, Errata

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More than a few people noticed Intel's roadmap originally slated 45nm Penryn desktop quad-core processors for January, only to have the company change the hard launch date to a not-so-firm "Q1 2008." So what happened? In a series of interviews,… Go To Full Article

GeForce 9600GT Benchmarked Out in the Wild

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PC Online was able to measure the performance of the 9600GT and the results confirmed NVIDIA's claims of a 100% performance increase over the 8600 series for the most part. The 9600GT reached an overall score of 10813 while the… Go To Full Article

AMD Reportedly On Track with Next-Generation Graphics Chips

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ATI, graphics product group of Advanced Micro Devices, reportedly aims to release its next-generation code-named R700-series graphics processing units (GPUs) in mid-2008. The news comes as a surprise, as earlier it was revealed that the ATI R700-series chips are only… Go To Full Article

AMD Fan Kit: Phenom 9600 Black Edition CPU + DFI LANParty UT 790FX-M2R Mainboard

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Although quad-core Phenom processors cannot boast super high performance, AMD still has a bunch of fans sticking by. Our today’s article is written specifically for these guys. We are going to discuss one of today’s overclocker platforms and Phenom fine… Go To Full Article

Foxconn Set to Produce Keyboards with Screens Inside Keys

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Foxconn Electronics, the world’s largest contract manufacturer of electronics devices, and United Keys, an engineering firm, announced a strategic partnership to produce a keyboard with keys that feature embedded screens. The keyboard will rival not only leading-edge devices from Logitech… Go To Full Article

Shooting yourself in the foot: Time Warner's usage caps

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Last week, we learned from a leaked memo that Time Warner Cable is preparing to roll out usage-based broadband service tiers to new customers in Beaumont, TX. The company has since confirmed its plans, with monthly bandwidth caps set at… Go To Full Article

Windows 7 in 2009? Be careful what you wish for

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Take it as a sign that Windows Vista failed to capture the imagination of Windows users, or take it as a sign that sensationalism sells. Either way, the rumor mill is heating up with claims that the successor to Windows… Go To Full Article

Start Your Computer More Quickly by Delaying the Startup of a Service in Vista

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If you are the type of person that restarts your computer all the time, you are probably really worried about speeding up your bootup time. Unless you get paid to watch the Windows boot screen. I wonder how well that… Go To Full Article

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