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Hacker gets XBMC running on his PS3

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Sony's disabling of Linux on the PS3 has made many people very angry, some more so than others, but for an enthusiast named madshaun1984 it was something of a call to arms. He didn't file a lawsuit or whine about… Go To Full Article

Dell briefly showcases long-awaited Streak tablet

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Michael Dell briefly showcased his long-awaited Streak tablet at the Citrix Synergy conference. The 5-inch device features a 800X480 touch display, along with a customized version of Google’s Android OS. Michael Dell whips out… Go To Full Article

Intel Core i7-975 EE and Core i5-750 in Contemporary Games

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When it comes to performance in contemporary games, it is almost always about graphics accelerators. Today we are going to address this matter in a bit unusual manner and will try to find out if today’s gaming fans are in… Go To Full Article

JPR: Nvidia back on track, shipped 400,000 Fermi cards

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Jon Peddie, head of Jon Peddie Research, estimates that Nvidia have shipped over 400,000 Fermi based Geforce and Tesla cards to date, corroborating Jen-Hsun Huang's recent announcement that Nvidia had shipped "a few hundred thousand" GPUs. By disabling 1 SM… Go To Full Article

iPad Supreme Edition: worth its weight in smug

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It's that time again, the time when excess ruins a perfectly functional device. You can thank Stuart and Katherine Hughes for creating this 22ct "solid gold" iPad Supreme Edition slathered in 53 gems. A cookie for the first person to… Go To Full Article

Intel Dual-core Atom N550 to be clocked at 1.5GHz

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We have already told you that Intel plans to release a dual Atom for netbooks and now we have a few more details. The brand name that should surface in Q3 2010 is Atom N550 and the 500 series branding… Go To Full Article

Hacking Automotive Systems

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In a paper set to be presented at a security conference in Oakland, California, next week, the researchers say that by connecting to a standard diagnostic computer port included in late-model cars, they were able to do some nasty things,… Go To Full Article

NVIDIA Reports Financial Results for First Quarter Fiscal 2011

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NVIDIA reported revenue of $1.0 billion for the first quarter of fiscal 2011 ended May 2, 2010, up 2 percent from the prior quarter and up 51 percent from $664.2 million in the same period a year earlier. On a… Go To Full Article

Dual GF100 Fermi to be replaced with dual GF104 card

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It looks like that upcoming mainstream miracle chip simply codenamed GF104 is going to find its place in Nvidia’s dual-chip card. The card that some roadmaps new as D12U-50 is internally canceled due to its too high TDP. The Chinese… Go To Full Article

German Court Says Secure Your Wi-Fi or Get Fined

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If you live in Germany, then you'd better put a password on your wireless router now. A German court ruled that those with internet connections hooked up to a wireless access point must put a password to… Go To Full Article

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