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The CD Turns 30 Today

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The CD turns 30 today. The first compact disc player and commercially available CD were launched on October 1st, 1982. On October 1 1982, Joel's sixth studio album, 52nd Street, was the first commercially released CD album…which means CDs are… Go To Full Article

Corsair Neutron GTX 240GB

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The crew at ocaholic have the Corsair Neutron GTX 240GB on the test bench today. You can see our evaluation here for comparison purposes. Corsair is the first gaming and enthusiast brand to cooperate with the Japanese SSD controller manufacturer… Go To Full Article

IBM Completes Acquisition of Texas Memory Systems

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IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced it has completed its acquisition of Texas Memory Systems (TMS), a privately held company based in Houston, Texas. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. IBM announced on August 16, 2012, that it had… Go To Full Article

ViewSonic Announces New VX70Smh-LED Series Monitors

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ViewSonic Corp., a leading global provider of visual solution products, today announced its brand new VX70Smh-LED Series, with several size options including the 27" VX2770Smh-LED, 23" VX2370Smh-LED and 22" VX2270Smh-LED. The VX70Smh-LED Series features a professional grade… Go To Full Article

AMD and Oracle to Explore Heterogeneous Computing for Java

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During the JavaOne 2012 Strategy Keynote, AMD announced its participation in OpenJDK Project "Sumatra" in collaboration with Oracle and other members of the OpenJDK community to help bring heterogeneous computing capabilities to Java for server and cloud environments. Go To Full Article

Samsung SSD 840 250GB review: affordable and fast?

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It is difficult to position the new 840 series. It's not an entry-level product in terms of price, if you're looking for something affordable you're still better off with the Samsung 830. The 840 also isn't a high-end SSD, models… Go To Full Article

Corsair Neutron GTX 240 Gigabyte @ ocaholic

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Corsair is the first gaming and enthusiast brand to cooperate with the japanese SSD controller manufacturer Link A Media Device (LAMD). LAMD is well known in the enterprise business but not in the gaming and enthusiast markt. With the Neutron… Go To Full Article

CyanogenMod resurrects OTA updates for latest CM10 nightly builds

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CyanogenMod ROMs give Android users the latest Ice Cream Sandwich or Jelly Bean treats to their otherwise-neglected smartphones, and it's mostly open-source except for one piece: the boarded-off ROM Manager. To remedy that, the modding organization is bringing its OTA… Go To Full Article

Verizon iPhone 5 update fixes mobile data use on WiFi bug

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Verizon customers received an unexpected bonus when they opted for the latest iPhone, but in an unfortunate case of carrier Karma, the necessary sacrifice was their mobile data. An update has been issued to fix a Verizon-specific bug which, "under… Go To Full Article

Seasonic G Series 550 W @ techPowerUp

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In this review we will utilize our shiny new Chroma loaders and the Seasonic G-550 will have the honor to be the first PSU tested on them. The G-550 offers Gold efficiency, a semi-modular design, long warranty and promises very… Go To Full Article

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