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The Skype protocol has been reverse engineered

@ 2011/06/06 read/post comments(0)
Skype has been in the news a lot recently, mainly due to rumors of it being acquired a few months before a planned IPO. We thought Facebook and Google may pounce on the company for as much as $4 billion,… Go To Full Article

Microsoft Has Acquisition Deal With Nvidia

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Microsoft and Nvidia have an agreement in place that spells out terms relating to a possible acquisition of the graphics and mobile processor manufacturer, regulatory documents indicate. The deal gives Microsoft the exclusive right to match any… Go To Full Article

Windows 8: The Legacy-less Windows We've Been Waiting for

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Four years ago, July 2007, Microsoft released the first few tidbits of information about Windows 7. Vista had just been shipped, and it wasn't received well - both by critics and the marketplace. During these days, I argued that for… Go To Full Article

What's Killing Your Wi-Fi?

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We reveal the hidden and unexpected threats to your wireless network and how to banish them Appallingly slow speeds, dropped connections, and routers that are working fine one minute and apparently drop off the face of the… Go To Full Article

Sapphire Ultimate Radeon HD 6670 Review with Passive / Silent Cooler

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Now Sapphire are expanding their 6670 range with the introduction of the (silent) Ultimate Edition and today we have that version of the card on our test bench. We will be running it through a selection of real world tests… Go To Full Article

Gigabyte GTX 580 Super Overclock

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With the GTX 580 cards maturing in the marketplace, board partners have begun to release pre-overclocked versions of NVIDIA's current single GPU flagship. A short time ago we looked at MSI's Lightning and came away impressed. Today, Gigabyte's GTX 580… Go To Full Article

OCZ Vertex 3 Max IOPS Edition SSD

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No so long ago, Benchmark Reviews tested the OCZ Vertex 3 SSD, which delivered the best transfer speeds and operational performance we had seen from any SATA-connected drive. Not to be outdone, the OCZ Vertex 3 Max IOPS Edition solid… Go To Full Article

Sentey Optimus GS-6000 Case Review

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A little while ago Sentey sent us their GS-6400 Arvina case, this was the first time we had reviewed a case from Sentey and the case impressed us. So much so that we awarded it our Editor’s Choice Award! Today… Go To Full Article

AMD Phenom II X4 980 Black Edition Review

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AMD bumps clocks once again, taking the Phenom II X4 to the dizzying 3.7GHz heights, where only Pentium IVs once dared ship. Are four cores, an unlocked multiplier and a price lower than the outgoing model enough to keep interest… Go To Full Article

PowerColor HD6950 PCS+

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Speaking of overclocking, that is another aspect that the PowerColor HD6950 PCS+ was able to shine in, the GPU clock speed. While it was unable to break the 1GHz clock speed, it did come damn close, ending up at 970MHz.… Go To Full Article

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