Video game industry capitalizing on writers' strike

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As the Hollywood writers strike drags toward 2008, the video game industry is hoping a lack of fresh episodes in prime-time could motivate more people to pick up video game controllers instead of remotes -- especially with the millions of… Go To Full Article

Digital TVs in More Than 50 Percent of U.S. Homes

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Though there has been concern on Capitol Hill over consumers' readiness for the impending digital TV transition, the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) reports that over 50 percent of American households now own a digital TV. Go To Full Article

Hands-on with the OLPC XO laptop

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The XO laptop I received last week as part of the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) Project's "Give One Get One" (G1G1) promotion is unlike any other laptop I've ever used, both in appearance and functionality. It's smaller, for one… Go To Full Article

Multiplying Multicores to Boost CPU Power

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Multicore architectures, with more CPU cores integrated, just don't provide the performance we expected," semiconductor industry people began pointing out some time ago. Back in 2004, though, when Advanced Micro Devices Inc and Intel Corp, both of the US,… Go To Full Article

Netscape RIP - AOL puts dying browser out of its misery

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AOL on Friday stopped development of the Netscape browser, saying the respected brand that launched the commercial Internet in 1994 had little chance of ever regaining market share against its archrival Microsoft's Internet Explorer. Go To Full Article

Pre-CES: Matsushita to introduce 150-inch plasma television

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Matsushita Electric Industrial Co. has developed a 150-inch plasma display TV panel--the world's largest, according to sources. Matsushita, which is best known for its Panasonic brand, will introduce a prototype model of the television at the Consumer… Go To Full Article

Intel Skulltrail Motherboard Sneak Peek

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A few months ago, at the fall Intel Developer’s Forum, we got some hands-on time with an Intel Skulltrail system and were able to snap a handful pictures and document a few benchmark scores. At the time, Skulltrail was still… Go To Full Article

Bgears 550 Watt Tarantula Review

@ 2007/12/28 read/post comments(0)'s what we need to power the wonderful toys we use on a day to day basis. Without it there is just a blank screen to look at which really is no fun. By the same token, a power supply… Go To Full Article

Jeantech Absolute 1000w Modular PSU Review

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The Jeantech Group, founded in 1989, is a professional manufacturer of high quality stamping moulds and PC chassis including ATX cases, server cases and 19" rack mount cases, etc. With factories in Taiwan and mainland China, Jeantech has been able… Go To Full Article

ECS A770M-A Socket AM2+ Motherboard Review

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The ECS A770M-A is targeted at the budget market segment for under $70.00 plus shipping. However, ECS packs in a fair amount of important features for the price. The board supports the new Phenom processors. It also has 4 DIMM… Go To Full Article

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