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Phone guitar

@ 2010/05/16 read/post comments(0)
What can you do when no one's got a phone to jam with you? Why, you can be a geeky one-man band, of course! Web developer Steffest (just one name, like Sting or Madonna) managed to do just that by… Go To Full Article

New hard drive write method packs in one terabit per inch

@ 2010/05/15 read/post comments(0)
Hard disk systems have recently encounted a storage density ceiling. Most methods in use today have a limit of a few hundred gigabytes per square inch thanks to perpendicular recording. To try to keep storage density rising, scientists have looked… Go To Full Article

AA rechargeable battery shootout: Energizer, PowerGenix and Sanyo Eneloop

@ 2010/05/15 read/post comments(0)
If there's one thing that has become abundantly clear to us these past few months, it's that there's really no excuse to not invest in at least one set of rechargeable batteries if you find yourself chewing through more than… Go To Full Article

Hacker gets XBMC running on his PS3

@ 2010/05/15 read/post comments(0)
Sony's disabling of Linux on the PS3 has made many people very angry, some more so than others, but for an enthusiast named madshaun1984 it was something of a call to arms. He didn't file a lawsuit or whine about… Go To Full Article

Dell briefly showcases long-awaited Streak tablet

@ 2010/05/15 read/post comments(0)
Michael Dell briefly showcased his long-awaited Streak tablet at the Citrix Synergy conference. The 5-inch device features a 800X480 touch display, along with a customized version of Google’s Android OS. Michael Dell whips out… Go To Full Article

Intel Core i7-975 EE and Core i5-750 in Contemporary Games

@ 2010/05/15 read/post comments(0)
When it comes to performance in contemporary games, it is almost always about graphics accelerators. Today we are going to address this matter in a bit unusual manner and will try to find out if today’s gaming fans are in… Go To Full Article

JPR: Nvidia back on track, shipped 400,000 Fermi cards

@ 2010/05/15 read/post comments(0)
Jon Peddie, head of Jon Peddie Research, estimates that Nvidia have shipped over 400,000 Fermi based Geforce and Tesla cards to date, corroborating Jen-Hsun Huang's recent announcement that Nvidia had shipped "a few hundred thousand" GPUs. By disabling 1 SM… Go To Full Article

iPad Supreme Edition: worth its weight in smug

@ 2010/05/14 read/post comments(0)
It's that time again, the time when excess ruins a perfectly functional device. You can thank Stuart and Katherine Hughes for creating this 22ct "solid gold" iPad Supreme Edition slathered in 53 gems. A cookie for the first person to… Go To Full Article

Intel Dual-core Atom N550 to be clocked at 1.5GHz

@ 2010/05/14 read/post comments(0)
We have already told you that Intel plans to release a dual Atom for netbooks and now we have a few more details. The brand name that should surface in Q3 2010 is Atom N550 and the 500 series branding… Go To Full Article

Hacking Automotive Systems

@ 2010/05/14 read/post comments(0)
In a paper set to be presented at a security conference in Oakland, California, next week, the researchers say that by connecting to a standard diagnostic computer port included in late-model cars, they were able to do some nasty things,… Go To Full Article

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