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Was A U.S. Water Utility Hacked Last Week?

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You have to ask yourself why any computer that controls mission critical stuff (utilities, nuclear power plants, government secrets, etc.) can be accessed via the internet? It appears that hackers breached the network of a company that makes SCADA (supervisory… Go To Full Article

Toshiba Portege Z835 review

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Toshiba should know a thing or two about skinny, featherweight laptops. Back in 2007, the company unveiled the Portege R500, a 2.4-pound laptop measuring what was then an anorexic 0.77 inches (19.6mm) thick. Much to everyone's disbelief, it managed to… Go To Full Article

NVIDIA's Jen-Hsun Huang: quad-core, Tegra 3 tablets will drop to $299 in a 'couple qu

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It's inevitable: the "latest and greatest" in tech (whatever that happens to be at the moment) always comes down in price as it makes way for something thinner, faster... better. Still, it's interesting to imagine that happening when a product… Go To Full Article

Overclockers.com - How-To: 8 GHz on Bulldozer

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Hopefully this will be helpful for anyone out there with Bulldozer and Liquid Nitrogen, and for everyone else I hope it uncovers the secrets of how its done. It worked for me to the tune of 8.06GHz and currently 17th… Go To Full Article

Intel Making TRIM on RAID Possible?

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The TRIM command feature has become an industry standard for internal garbage collection on SSDs. Unlike with magnetic storage devices such as hard drives, in NAND flash storage devices, new data can't simply be overwritten on existing deleted data (like… Go To Full Article

Video: Girl Doing A Batman Arkham City Fight Scene

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Being a fan of the new Batman Arkham City game, I thought this video was pretty neat. Someone send this girl a Catwoman or Batgirl outfit. I can't wait for the PC version of this game to come out next… Go To Full Article

Several Entry-thru-mid Radeon HD 7000 GPUs Mere Rebrands

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Want a new graphics card this shopping season? Is news of Radeon HD 7000 series arriving late this year or early next year holding you back from purchasing current-generation? Don't let it, go grab that graphics card you had your… Go To Full Article

A quick look at Gunnar's glasses for computer junkies

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Quick poll: everyone who regularly squints at a computer monitor or television at least eight hours a day, raise your hand. Do I hear nine hours? Ten? Twelve? Depressingly, you'll still find my hand waving timidly in the air.… Go To Full Article

Verbatim Wireless Mini Slimboard Review - XSReviews

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Verbatim are a company well known for their optical media but they also make a range of other PC related goodies, from hard drives and speakers to computer mice and even printer toner and in this case the rather nice… Go To Full Article

Max Payne 3: Creating a Cutting Edge Action-Shooter

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Rockstar has put together a new series of videos for Max Payne 3 called the "Design and Technology Video Series" that gives you a look at the movement, animation, targeting system and enemy AI. Go To Full Article

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