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MP3 co-creator seeks smarter MP3 players

@ 2010/01/12 read/post comments(0)
Karlheinz Brandenburg, co-creator of the MP3, is now looking to help make “dumb” players use cloud-based technology to enhance the features offered to consumers. Brandenburg is now a professor at Ilmenau University of Technology, and hopes Perfect… Go To Full Article

Is an Apple Tablet on the Way? Orange Exec Says ‘Oui’

@ 2010/01/12 read/post comments(0)
Perhaps caught off guard, an executive of international carrier Orange said in a French TV interview that an Apple tablet will debut soon. In the video above, Stéphane Richard, who is set to be Orange’s CEO, responds… Go To Full Article

"Fermi expected in March", No guarantees

@ 2010/01/11 read/post comments(0)
Nvidia’s CEO has said publicly that Fermi is in production and he already told investors that this chip should ship in Q1. Nvidia’s Fiscal Q1 starts in late January and ends in late April, so there is still some time… Go To Full Article

HIS rolling out the custom-cooled Radeon HD 5770 Fan

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Known as the HD 5770 Fan, HIS' latest creation is a Radeon HD 5770 that has a blue PCB and stock clocks - 850 MHz for the GPU, 4800 MHz for the 1GB of GDDR5 VRAM, but comes equipped with… Go To Full Article

Intel details SSD plans for 2010

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After a year that saw the X25 series make Intel the market leader in retail and e-tail, the chip giant is planning to lower prices with an eye towards moving greater SSD volumes in the mainstream market. A new generation… Go To Full Article

Cooler Master To Unveil V6 and V6 GT CPU Coolers

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First looks at the Cooler Master V6 GT indicate that it’s of a decent size (not oversized), has 6 copper heatpipes, aluminum fins, a nickel plated copper base and equipped with a fan capable of speeds of up to 2200… Go To Full Article

ATI Radeon HD 5670 Spotted for €79

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According to a few early listings, AMD's no thrills Redwood GPU will ship on January 21 with prices starting at €79. We're expecting even lower prices once it starts shipping, but don't expect a bargain. AMD has the lead and… Go To Full Article

Zalman VF3000 VGA Cooling System Smiles for the Camera

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Zalman has prepared a new cooling solution for the latest graphics cards from both ATI and NVIDIA vendors. Pictured above, the red version is named as VF3000A, supporting Radeon HD 5850 and HD 5870, while the black version, dubbed as… Go To Full Article

VESA Introduces DisplayPort v1.2

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Doubles Performance of Existing Standard, Multi-Monitor Support over single connector, optional Bi-Directional Data Transport supporting USB 2.0 and Ethernet, Support for the Mini DisplayPort Connector and Backwards Compatibility with the Current DisplayPort Standard Go To Full Article

Gran Turismo 5 in 3D makes an unconvincing demo

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After putting on the glasses and playing a good session, it's unclear if the 3D effect adds anything of real worth to the experience. The game looks great, and it plays just as well as you could imagine—this is Gran… Go To Full Article

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