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How to Block Websites in Windows 8′s Hosts File

@ 2012/08/24 read/post comments(0)
Windows 8 takes a new approach to the hosts file by default – it won’t allow you to block Facebook and other websites by modifying your hosts file. Luckily, there’s a way to bypass this restriction. When… Go To Full Article

Plusnet pushes its UK-fibre-optic broadband to 76Mb/s

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Stereotype-embracing ISP Plusnet has added a new tier of fibre-optic broadband, offering speeds up to 76Mb/s. The revamped Extra Fibre package now offers upload speeds of up to 19.5 Mb/s, with a 250GB monthly usage allowance, matching those offered by… Go To Full Article

Kingston HyperX 3K 240GB SSD Review @ APH Networks

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Using flash ICs with rated 3000 program/erase cycles and a reduced price, how does the Kingston HyperX 3K 240GB step up against the competition? We benchmarked one with surprising results. Go To Full Article

CM Storm Sonuz Gaming Headset Review

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Headsets are an integral part of any gamers arsenal, and the competition has been fierce in 2012. CM Storm have already produced an impressive gaming headset the CM Storm Sirus 5.1. It even seems the company have improved on a… Go To Full Article

Zalman CNPS9900DF CPU Cooler Launched

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Zalman's newest high-end CPU air cooler, the CNPS9900DF, has been on our radar since May. It was launched in select markets earlier this week. The Computer Noise Prevention System (CNPS) model 9900 heatsink has been leading Zalman's product line for… Go To Full Article

HP Reports Third Quarter 2012 Results

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Thermal Solutions specialist GELID Solutions has teamed up with ASRock to offer multi award-winning "GC-Extreme" thermal compound for ASRock's first OC-oriented mainboard "Z77 OC Formula". Exclusively designed by the world's OC legacy performer, Nick Shih, this board aims at the… Go To Full Article

GELID GC-Extreme Included in ASRock OC-oriented Z77 OC Formula Motherboard

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Thermal Solutions specialist GELID Solutions has teamed up with ASRock to offer multi award-winning "GC-Extreme" thermal compound for ASRock's first OC-oriented mainboard "Z77 OC Formula". Exclusively designed by the world's OC legacy performer, Nick Shih, this board aims at the… Go To Full Article

Sony shuts down iconic Liverpool software studio

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Troubled Japanese tech giant Sony has closed its Sony Liverpool software studios. According to Eurogamer, the studios are famous for fantasy game WipEout, The studio was closed after all its projects were cancelled. Michael… Go To Full Article

Microsoft Windows 8 is less user friendly

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While Windows 8 appears to be great touch-friendly tablet software, it is starting to look like it is as user-friendly as a Great White Shark to ordinary PC users. Former Xerox PARC researcher Usability expert Raluca Budiu… Go To Full Article

Sony Xperia P review: brighter than the sun

@ 2012/08/23 read/post comments(0)
The Xperia P is an attractive phone. The sleek front, the transparent edge and the aluminium back side give it a very classy look. The performance is very reasonable, and while the dual-core processor can't be compared to current high-end… Go To Full Article

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