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Matrox Announces HDMI Version of the DS1 Thunderbolt Docking Station

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Matrox today introduced the Matrox DS1 series of Thunderbolt docking stations that brings all the productivity benefits of a desktop computer to MacBook Pro and MacBook Air users. From a single Thunderbolt connection, users can add multiple peripherals including either… Go To Full Article

Gigabyte Announces Q2440 14-inch Notebook

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With the latest powerful 3rd generation Intel Core processor the 14-inch Q2440 is an excellent mainstream notebook built for multitasking delivering blazingly quick performance. It is convenient for everyday computing to satisfy all your needs for study, work and play.… Go To Full Article

AMD Trinity desktop chips due next week

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Being the industry underdog means you're always in need of a punchy pitch. Fortunately, AMD's latest briefing to journalists in London yesterday contained exactly that: for something like the cost of an Intel Core i3 you'll be able to pick… Go To Full Article

Scientists develop method to synthesize the sound of clothing for animations (video)

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Developments in CGI and animatronics might be getting alarmingly realistic, but the audio that goes with it often still relies on manual recordings. A pair of associate professors and a graduate student from Cornell University, however, have developed a method… Go To Full Article

Qualcomm reveals quad-core Snapdragon S4 Play processors

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Don't think Qualcomm is limiting its quad-core processors to superstar phones. The Snapdragon S4 Play line is growing to include the MSM8225Q and MSM8625Q, parallels to the existing two Play chips that bring four cores to entry-level devices. Besides the… Go To Full Article

MediaTek plans for quad-core chips in budget smartphones by early 2013

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As much as MediaTek is known for powering budget smartphones, the company is keen to make a fast track into the big leagues. Or bigger, at any rate. General manager Xie Qingjiang explains to China Times that MediaTek should have… Go To Full Article

AMD Annouunces Second-Generation A-Series Desktop APUs

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AMD announced the second-generation A-Series desktop APU lineup, based on the "Trinity" silicon. The silicon combines four x86-64 cores spread across two "Piledriver" micro-architecture modules, with a Radeon HD 7000 series graphics core with 384 VLIW4 stream processors, an integrated… Go To Full Article

GStreamer 1.0 released

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"So this news is a couple of days old now, but I wanted to write a blog entry about the exciting release of GStreamer 1.0. When we released GStreamer 0.10 about 7 years ago we did not expect or plan… Go To Full Article

IBM's Mira supercomputer tasked with simulating an entire universe in a fortnight

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A universe that only exists in the mind of a supercomputer sounds a little far fetched, but one is going to come to live at the Argonne National Laboratory in October. A team of cosmologists is using IBM's Blue Gene/Q… Go To Full Article

Apple's A6 CPU actually clocked at around 1.3GHz, per new Geekbench report

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As the initial wave of iPhone 5 reviews hit, it looked as if Apple's dual-core A6 processor was sporting a clock speed of around 1GHz. We saw reports (and confirmed with our own handset) ranging between 1.00 and 1.02GHz, but… Go To Full Article

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