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First Windows 7 Zero-Day Exploit Released

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Windows 7 is arguably much more secure than its predecessor, Windows Vista, with more robust memory protections against attacks and with the wide availability of Microsoft's free antivirus suite, Microsoft Security Essentials. Many possibly exploitable vulnerabilities were found and removed… Go To Full Article

Artist Makes Classic Sneaker Based On "Pentium" Theme

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This sculpture is part of a shoes series I'm currently working where I revisit some of my favorite classic sneakers silhouettes. With this piece I again tried to create a complete piece with both box and shoe notice some of… Go To Full Article

Taiwanese DRAM Companies Have No Intentions to Merge

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The dynamic random access memory (DRAM) of Taiwan – Taiwan Memory Company – rescues to be dead on arrival as Elpida Memory captures production capacities from Taiwanese DRAM companies, while the government of Taiwan refuses to provide additional subsidies.… Go To Full Article

Corsair H50 Liquid-Cooling System Review

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This spring we tested a compact liquid-cooling system from CoolIt called Domino, which was priced at only $79. Well, this seemed like a great idea to quite a few makers and today we would like to introduce to you another… Go To Full Article

Intel Plans Core i7 and Core i5 CPUs for Notebooks in 2010

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Intel plans to launch three 32nm dual-core Arrandale CPUs (Calpella platform), the Core i7-640UM (1.2GHz), Core i7-620UM (1.06GHz) and Core i5-520UM (1.06GHz) with price in thousand-unit tray quantities of US$305, US$278 and US$241, respectively, in the first half of 2010… Go To Full Article

A Mona Lisa Created from Motherboard Bits

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An unexpected tribute to Leonardo da Vinci’s incomparable work of art lies in the lobby of PC maker Asus’ headquarters in Taiwan. It’s a Mona Lisa collage created from old motherboards and computer chips. It’s no patch on the real… Go To Full Article

How to flash BIOS of your Radeon 5870 To Unlock Higher Overclocking Options

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I received my spanking new XFX 5870 from Newegg.com. I really don't have vendor preference and as these cards are in high demand you have to take what you can get. The only issue with the stock XFX card and… Go To Full Article

Windows 7 now has 4% of the PC market

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Last week, we told you that early Windows 7 retail sales had eclipsed early Vista sales by a staggering 234%. Do usage share numbers reflect that popularity? Yes, according to new Net Applications figures gathered by the folks at eWeek. Go To Full Article

YouTube to get 1080p videos next week

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YouTube currently lets folks choose between 360p, 480p, and 720p resolutions, distinguishing the latter two with the letters "HQ" and "HD," respectively, in the player interface. Google doesn't say how it will present the new resolution, but it does note… Go To Full Article

Radeon HD 5970 starts being listed

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rom what's available it seems that the Hemlock card, which has two GPUs, 3200 Stream Processors, a 2x256-bit memory interface and 2GB of GDDR5 VRAM, has a recommended price tag of 499 in Europe, a bit more than twice that… Go To Full Article

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