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Samsung unveils new MP3 player to challenge Apple's iPod

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South Korean electronics giant Samsung will unveil its new portable music player on Sunday in a direct challenge to the now iconic iPod, one of the world's best-selling products from US rival Apple. Samsung's new flash…

Unleashing 10-User Conferencing in Skype 2.0 for Windows

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Recently, Skype and Intel have announced a deal that would limit Skype's functionality on all but specific Intel processors. Currently, Skype 2.0 offers 10-way conference calls only on Intel's latest dual-core CPUs, while other chips, including all AMD chips, will…

MacMini Core Duo start up time

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25.8 seconds ! Wow, this is seriously fast start up. I’m yet to run some comparisons in performance between the two but the start up of the Mac Mini is simply amazing. Yes, I know, boot time…

Crossfire Xpress 3200: A Chipset Overview

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Through development the chipset was called RD580, but today ATI launches their new dual x16 Northbridge with the official name of Crossfire Xpress 3200. This contrasts to the earlier Radeon Xpress 200, a name which covered both the single x16…

140mm Fan - Aerocool Dominator Heatsink

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It was bound to happen because it's easier to make a heatsink larger than a more efficient cooler. The Aerocool Dominator is a socket LGA775/Socket 754/939/940 heatsink employing three heatpipes to connect disparate CPU base blocks and cooling fins. The…

Apple launches new Intel Mac Minis, iPod Hi-Fi

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The new Mac Mini will be available, starting immediately, in two models. The low-end model sells for $599 and comes with a 1.5GHz Intel Solo single-core chip, a 60GB hard drive and a combo drive that can play DVDs and…

Microcool NorthPole XE Whisper heatsink/fan

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Italian company called Microcool has released a heatsink called the NorthPole XE Whisper, specifically for the 915 chip based socket 479 boards from AOpen. How are they doing it? Quite simple really. The NorthPole XE is designed as a Northbridge…

Comparison: G5 vs Copperhead

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Logitech and Razer are two names which have become synonymous with cutting edge mice over the past few years and we decided to ask, and answer, the eternal question "Which mouse is better?". Join us as we put both mice…

Logitech Cordless Desktop MX5000 Laser

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All in all, Logitech has added yet another amazing product to their line-up. The Logitech MX5000 Cordless Desktop Laser is sure to be a hit in the Bluetooth input device industry, along with Logitech's own diNovo Media…

Futuremark 3DMark06 Analysis

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The launch of Futuremark's 3DMark06, it's latest 'Gamer's Benchmark', has thrown up all manner of questions and concerns about the benchmark itself, Futuremark as a company, the changes facing consumer 3D graphics in Windows Vista, and just how much weight…

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