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MS Says All Sidekick Data Recovered, But Damage Done

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T-Mobile is taking a huge financial hit in the fallout over the Sidekick data loss. But Microsoft, which bears at least part of the responsibility for the mistake, is paying the price with its reputation. As reported earlier this week,… Go To Full Article

Intel Sues AMD For Not Keeping Documents

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Intel Corp. this week said that it had filed sanction motion against Advanced Micro Devices in the pending antitrust legal conflict between the two companies. Intel accuses AMD of inability to keep documents that are crucial in the antitrust case. Go To Full Article

Intel To Release 32nm Core i5 On January 3rd

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Intel is set to release the first 32nm desktop CPUs on 3rd January 2010. Releasing first are the Clarkdale CPUs - part of the Westmere, or 32nm Nehalem die shrinks. A total of four models are expected, Core i5 650,… Go To Full Article

Miniature CPU Coolers: Four Models Reviewed

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Looks like cooling solutions business is so profitable that they won’t stop developing new or pseudo-new coolers until someone introduces a revolutionary new approach that will change the way PC components are cooled. Now we are witnessing an endless flow… Go To Full Article

Expect 22.8% performance boost from next week's Firefox 3.6 beta

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Betanews tested the latest available development and stable builds of all five brands of Web browser, on all three modern Windows platforms -- XP SP3, Vista SP2, and Windows 7 RTM. Once again, we threw the kitchen sink at them:… Go To Full Article

Coding Wizzard releases GPU-Z v0.3.6 adding HD 5900 Support

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* Added Infotips, they can be turned off in the system menu * Added preliminary support for ATI Radeon HD 5900 (Hemlock), HD 5600 (Cedar), HD 5300 (Redwood) * Added full support for HD 5850, HD 5770,… Go To Full Article

Atom graphics is called GMA 3150

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Intel is using a two+ years old, lame graphics core for its new Atom parts. The new Atom chipset is stepping up from ultra weak and old G945GC to a “better” G31 generation one. The graphics inside… Go To Full Article

SanDisk's 43nm X4 NAND flash chips give 25% capacity increase "for free"

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From the looks of it, 2010 is looking very promising for storage devices that rely on NAND Flash devices [read: almost all of them] - after five years of development, SanDisk announced that the company begun production shipments of flash… Go To Full Article

Entry Level P55 Motherboards Burn-Out When Overclocked

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Because three of the failures occurred at or below 1.40V, we have no knowledge of what to recommend as a “maximum safe” voltage for overclocking these three motherboard models. In the future, we’ll allow motherboard manufacturers to specify any lower… Go To Full Article

Massman burns through LGA-1156 Socket, Anandtech Writes About It

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Normally we do not worry too much about mishaps during extreme overclocking testing as they are typically caused by factors outside of the supplier’s control. The overriding concern is that we have damaged every motherboard in our possession for the… Go To Full Article

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