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DUH! News of the day: People Happiest During The Weekend

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But research out today looks at the psychology behind that mood boost. Men and women alike feel better — emotionally and physically — from Friday evening through Sunday afternoon, regardless of their age, education, salary, marital status or how many… Go To Full Article

Thermaltake Litepower 450W Power Supply Review

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Thermaltake today brings us its lowest power hardware enthusiast PSU ever. Known for Gold Editor's Choice award winners in the 1200 watt range, we get to see what Thermaltake brings to the table on the low end and if it… Go To Full Article

AMD executives admitted its chips were inferior

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According to the PDF, which has several pieces of the testimony blanked out, or "redacted", Richard Henri, executive VP at AMD, said that looked through objective eyes, "you would never buy AMD". He added: "I certainly would never buy AMD… Go To Full Article

What Microsoft has in store for Windows 7 Service Pack 1

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It's a rule of thumb: Like measuring twice before cutting or looking both ways before crossing the street, you should never deploy a version of Windows until the first service pack has been released. That way you can be sure… Go To Full Article

AMD's low end "Cedar" reference design board pictured

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AMD's entry-level graphics processor in its DirectX 11 compliant generation, the Radeon HD 5000 series is codenamed "Cedar". This GPU is expected to be half as powerful as the "Redwood" GPU, with an expected 200 stream processors, 64-bit GDDR5/GDDR3 memory… Go To Full Article

A Guide to XP mode in Windows 7

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Windows 7 includes XP Mode. XP Mode is a virtualisation of XP - what you get is a copy of Virtual PC, so you can run it as a completely separate OS. XP lives all nice and safe on your… Go To Full Article

China Hacks Google Servers, Google decides to remove content filter on Google.cn

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We launched Google.cn in January 2006 in the belief that the benefits of increased access to information for people in China and a more open Internet outweighed our discomfort in agreeing to censor some results. At the time we made… Go To Full Article

After EVGA CPU-Z Version, Now EVGA GPU Stress Test and OC Tool

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Not much is known about the utility at this point other than the fact that it will be designed and developed to run on Nvidia Geforce desktop cards. We aren’t sure about ATI compatibility at this point, but it could… Go To Full Article

Genetically-modified corn causes damage to liver, kidneys, and other organs

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A study published in December 2009 in the International Journal of Biological Sciences found that three varieties of Monsanto genetically-modified corn caused damage to the liver, kidneys, and other organs of rats. One of the corn varieties was designed to… Go To Full Article

Kingston SSD, smaller, cheaper, faster: 30Gb with 50Mb/s write speed

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What about performance? The 30GB SSDNow V Series can purportedly reach top sequential speeds of 180MB/s when reading and 50MB/s when writing, and Kingston has implemented TRIM support, so transfer rates shouldn't drop too much over time. Those numbers are… Go To Full Article

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