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Goodbye Microsoft Word - Hello Google Writely

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"For the last five months, I've been part of a Silicon Valley startup called Upstartle, which makes Writely, a collaborative word processor that runs in a web browser. Well, as of Monday, I'm happy to say that I, and the…

PlayStation 3 preorders come and go in minutes

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Those hoping to get their hands on a PlayStation 3 at launch time had today circled on their calendars. More precisely, this morning. GameStop and EB Games started taking preorders for the very limited number of consoles they will have… Go To Full Article

Copper wire as fast as fiber? Boosting DSL Speed beyond 100Mbps

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The group hopes that the answer will be found in the use of Dynamic Spectrum Management (DSM) to boost DSL speeds. "The main obstacle for the advancement of DSL technology is the interference ("crosstalk") generated from different DSL lines that…

AMD Opteron 10/30/2006 Price Cuts

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DailyTech has received information on AMD’s upcoming October 30th, 2006 price drops. The price drops affect AMD’s server and workstation Opteron products for Socket 940, 939, AM2 and 1207 platforms. AMD Opteron 800 series models 870, 875, 880 and 885…

NEC Ships Blu-ray / HD-DVD Hybrid Chip

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With no foreseeable happy ending to the HD-DVD/Blu-ray format war, NEC has done us all a favor today by shipping a chip that is compatible with both formats. According to Reuters, "the chips go on sale for…

Second Round for Nvidia Quad SLI: Technology Matured?

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You may remember that our early tests of a quad-GPU configuration using Nvidia’s quad SLI technology exposed a number of deficiencies of that idea. We’re going to give quad SLI a second try today to see if it has matured…

Abit AB9-Pro Core 2 P965 Motherboard

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The SATA performance is outstanding, and it performs almost identically - sometimes a hair better, sometimes a hair worse - as our Asus P5B Deluxe WiFi, which was our reigning P965 champion. The AB9 Pro tied it, which is an…

Enermax Phoenix Enclosure

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When I fired up the computer for testing, I kept the 250mm fan off for about 10 minutes. When that time had passed, I powered up the side fan and placed my hand by the exhaust ports on the rear…

Zalman CNPS9500 LED CPU Cooler

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This is when I saw where the reputation for the hot Prescott cores came from, I had problems keeping this chip from setting off alarms. I thought it might not be set properly so I removed it, cleaned it and…

Ultra X-Finity 500W PSU

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The Ultra X-FinityT 500 Watt PSU w/ Active PFC appears to be exactly what one would look for in a power supply of this energy rating. First, it is in an attractive enclosure of black brushed aluminum, with well fitting…

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