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Seagate 750GB Momentus XT Solid State Hybrid Drive Review

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On the PCSTATS test bench today is a unique 2nd Gen. Solid State Hybrid Drive (SSHD) from Seagate called the Momentus XT. This hybrid drive doesn't run on Hydrogen, but rather combines 8GB of SSD-grade SLC NAND flash with a… Go To Full Article

Ainol launches the NOVO7, the world's first Android 4.0 tablet, for $100 plus shippin

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Just as we were geeking out to the Jaguar 7's Ice Cream Sandwich demo and anxiously awaiting the Transformer Prime, Ingenic and MIPS completely took us by surprise by announcing the Ainol-branded NOVO7, the very first commercially available tablet with… Go To Full Article

Why Ivy Bridge Is Still Quad-Core

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A couple days ago, we published our Ivy Bridge Desktop Lineup Overview in which we mentioned that Ivy Bridge will remain a quad-core solution. There are dozens of forum posts with people asking why there's no hex-core Ivy Bridge, so… Go To Full Article

Batman: Arkham City Gameplay Performance and IQ Review

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The Caped Crusader has returned to crack more skulls on the streets of Arkham City. Rocksteady has enhanced the venerable UE3 engine with DirectX 11 and PhysX support, but can this aging graphics engine really handle such large, richly detailed… Go To Full Article

Thermaltake Overseer RX-I @ techPowerUp

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The Thermaltake Overseer RX-I is positioned just below the Chaser chassis. It costs slightly less, is slightly smaller, but still has a very similar feature set. We take a close look if there is more to it than meets the… Go To Full Article

...And jailbreaking for all

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The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has asked the U.S. Copyright Office to officially grant an exemption to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) for jailbreaking tablets and video game consoles.

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DRM-free gaming distributor GOG.com trades convenience for safety

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Companies that handle the personal information of their customers are always going to be attractive targets for hackers, and consumers are becoming fed up with e-mails warning that their data may be in the hands of strangers due to security… Go To Full Article

Why Microsoft should, and shouldn't, support legacy Windows desktop on ARM

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Ever since Microsoft first announced that Windows 8 would be compatible with certain ARM system-on-chip processors, questions about what this would mean for existing Windows applications have been abundant. ARM's strength is in low-power applications, and the decision to support… Go To Full Article

Intel Ivy Bridge Line-up Leaked?

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According to the folks at CPU World, the chart below shows processor specs and model numbers for Intel's upcoming Ivy Bridge CPUs. Go To Full Article

Should Homeland Security Control the Electrical Grid?

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You know, I think I'm going to go with my gut on this one and say "HELL NO!" The electrical grid is commonly cited as a potential security issue for the U.S. And in a wide-ranging study on the matter,… Go To Full Article

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