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Diamond's VStream wireless HDMI adapter

@ 2011/07/13 read/post comments(0)
Not all of us care to set up and carefully tweak a home-theater PC. Not all of us even bother to acquire set-top devices—PVRs, consoles, or otherwise—that can grab the latest video content from the Internet. For the lazy or… Go To Full Article

Colossus Brings Internal HDMI Recording to PC

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On Monday, Hauppauge Digital announced the release of its new internal HD video recorder for the PC, the Colossus. According to the company, the PCI Express x1 card features both component (YcrCb) and HDMI inputs for real-time H.264 compressed recordings.… Go To Full Article

Damn Small Linux: Still Damn Fun

@ 2011/07/12 read/post comments(0)
I've described how to refurbish mature computers in several articles. The emphasis has been on machines in the four to ten year old range -- Pentium IV's, D's, M's, III's and Celerons. But what if you have a really old… Go To Full Article

Mac OS X Lion Golden Master Seeded to Developers

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Apple has seeded the golden master version of OS X Lion to developers ahead of its public release sometime this month (July). The golden master download is available from Apple’s Mac Developer website. The build number is 11A511. In addition,… Go To Full Article

Sandia-designed CPU cooler lacks fan, rotates heatsink instead

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CPU coolers aren't rocket science, but the Sandia National Laboratories has produced one anyway. As one might expect, it's rather special. The patent-pending "Air Bearing Heat Exchanger" promises to substantially reduce the amount of energy required to cool microprocessors while… Go To Full Article

Intel Ceases X25-E Enterprise SSDs,Making Way For 710 Series

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Lately Intel has just informed their customers of discontinuing the X25-E enterprise SSDs from 11th,July,making way for the 710 series. According to Intel,though there is great demand with X25-E SSDs,50nm SLC NAND flash in which are in… Go To Full Article

Microsoft's Steve Ballmer says '400 million Windows 7 licenses sold'

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So much for not keeping pace, huh? We heard back in June of last year that Microsoft had blown through 150 million Windows 7 licenses, and just a few months later, it had surpassed 240 million. At this year's Worldwide… Go To Full Article

Asus P8P67 Deluxe LGA1155 Mainboard Review

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This is the top-of-the-line solution in Asus’ Intel P67 Express based family. Only this one model features the full set of functions: deluxe accessories bundle, enhanced processor voltage regulator, integrated Bluetooth module, eSATA and Power eSATA ports, USB 3.0 on… Go To Full Article

OCZ to Double Capacities as SSD Revenues Grow by 418% Year-over-Year

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OCZ Technology Group, a leading supplier of solid-state drives (SSDs), said this week that during its Q1 FY2012 (ended on May 31, 2011) its revenues increased by 115% year-over-year, whereas sales of SSDs soared by whopping 418% as enterprises are… Go To Full Article

Solid State Drives Roundup with SATA-600 Interface

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This year we welcomed the next generation of solid state drives, which major distinguishing feature was SATA 6 Gbps interface support. No wonder, since the old 3 Gbps interface limited the potential of the new SSDs. But which SSD to… Go To Full Article

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