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The death of the album

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Online copyright infringement may well play a role in the declining revenues of the recorded music industry over the last few years, but other, stronger forces are at work. Chief among them: the shift to digital singles, the death of… Go To Full Article

HP's webOS "Hurricane" Tablet Coming by Year's End

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It was just a few weeks ago that a report suggested that HP was ditching its Slate tablet due to power issues with Intel's Atom processor and a Windows 7 operating system which isn't exactly a master at touch operations.… Go To Full Article

Android Smartphones Outpaced Apple's iPhone in Q1 2010

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According to NPD, Android-based devices accounted for 28 percent of the smartphone market while smartphones running Apple's iPhone OS garnered just 21 percent of the market. Both, however, were well behind RIM which still commands 36 percent of the market. Go To Full Article

Borders Launches Kobo eReader at $149.99

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The eReader market really didn’t take off until Amazon rolled out its Kindle eReader. The device captured the attention of gadget and book fans around the world and spawned a glut of new eReaders. One of the… Go To Full Article

Intel’s New 32nm Ultra-low Voltage CPUs Due in June

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In order to help the shipment of ultra-thin laptop reach and even surpass the 14.5 million shipped units estimate for this year, Intel is going to extend its ULV (ultra-low voltage) offerings next month with a few cheaper models. The… Go To Full Article

Inno3D Releases GTX 470 Hawk Graphics Card

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Inno3D released the non-reference design GeForce GTX 470 Hawk graphics card. The card is characterized by the large iChill heatsink which uses a large aluminum fin array that's cooled by three fans. Despite its proportions, the company claims the cooler's… Go To Full Article

Intel Stuffing More Than 8 Cores Into Westmere-EX

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Intel's octacore server chip, the Xeon 7500 Nehalem-EX, is built on the 45nm process. For the next big evolution of the Xeon line, Intel hopes to be pushing even more cores when it takes it flagship to the 32nm Westmere-EX… Go To Full Article

Gigabyte HD5870 Super Overclock

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With the Dual inclined fans and all copper heatpipes the Gigabyte HD5870 Super Overclock is far from your normal HD5870 and it's one of the best designs we've seen for cooling and overclocking on Air. No whiny fan, no need… Go To Full Article

How to Flash (Update) Your Motherboard’s System BIOS

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Recently Bob did an article on finding out the model of your motherboard. Since you usually find out the version of your board’s BIOS at the same time, I thought that an article on updating, or flashing, your BIOS would… Go To Full Article

Sapphire Radeon HD 5550 Ultimate

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This past February, AMD quietly launched the Radeon HD 5550 alongside the much more touted HD 5570. At about $10 less than that card, the HD 5550 is an unusual breed. To help put all of the pieces together, Sapphire… Go To Full Article

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