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Yamaha ready to enter Blu-ray player market

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After patiently waiting for the war between Blu-ray and HD DVD to end before entering the market, Yamaha is finally ready to make a move with its BD-S2900 Blu-ray player. Although nothing has been confirmed, the BD-S2900… Go To Full Article

A Good Reason To Go Full-Time SSL For Gmail

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A tool that automatically steals IDs of non-encrypted sessions and breaks into Google Mail accounts has been presented at the Defcon hackers' conference in Las Vegas. Last week, Google introduced a new feature in Gmail that allows users to permanently… Go To Full Article

Lifelike animation heralds new era for computer games

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Extraordinarily lifelike characters are to begin appearing in films and computer games thanks to a new type of animation technology. Emily - the woman in the above animation - was produced using a new modelling technology that enables the most… Go To Full Article

New Speedfan Download Released

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SpeedFan is a freeware program that monitors fan speeds, temperatures and voltages in computers with hardware monitor chips. SpeedFan can even access S.M.A.R.T. info for those hard disks that support this feature and show hard disk temperatures too, if supported.… Go To Full Article

SyncToy v2.0: Free tool from Microsoft to keep data in sync

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SyncToy 2.0 for Windows is available as a free download from the Microsoft Download Center. The easy to use, customizable application helps you copy, move, rename, and delete files between folders and computers. There are files from… Go To Full Article

Windows 7 Server will be called 2008 R2

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Microsoft said on Monday that the server version of Windows 7 will not be a major release and will bear the name Windows Server 2008 R2. The move is surprising, given that in the past, Microsoft has used R2 monikers… Go To Full Article

NEC Promises to speed up Wireless USB

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NEC today announced that it has begun sample shipments of its new device wire adapter (DWA) LSI chip to enable wireless communication between a Wireless USB host system (such as a PC) and USB 2.0 peripherals. What makes this chip… Go To Full Article

Physx gets integrated into leading engine

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The next release of Emergent's Gamebryo, is scheduled for this Autumn and thus will ship with the Nvidia Physx engine directly integrated into the platform. Gamebryo has been optimised for development on the Playstation 3, Xbox 360,… Go To Full Article

Larrabee: Intel's Ideological Chip

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If you're going to get Larrabee, you need to understand that it is an ideological chip. What do I mean by "ideological" when it comes to a graphics chip? The question for Intel is, "How can we… Go To Full Article

Ivy Bridge and Haswell - The More Cores, Not The Merrier?

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Intel announces 22nm processors, but it seems like their answer to "too much" is more. We have a few more Intel code names to toss into the pile. Their 22nm processors are supposed to be called Ivy Bridge and Haswell.… Go To Full Article

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