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  • Online News December 19, 2012

    Online News December 19, 2012

    [Techreport.com] Game publisher THQ ‘evaluating’ Linux Clearly, Valve is pretty gung-ho (http://techreport.com/news/24037/valve-linux-big-picture-to-power-turnkey-living-room-pcs) about Linux as a gaming platform. It’s too early to tell if other developers and publishers are on board yet, but at least one of them is considering it. THQ President Jason… [Techreport.com] Tuesday Shortbread *_7 Up_* 1. Dell exec: I urged Microsoft […]

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  • Online News December 18, 2012

    Online News December 18, 2012

    [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Power Line Communication Systems Market Worth $7 Billion by 2018 According to a new market research report “Power Line Communication (PLC) Systems Market (By Technologies-Narrowband & Broadband, Products-Transmission and Distribution, Applications-Smart Grid, Home Networking, Long Haul and M2M, Voltage Network-High, Medium and Low, Verticals-Industrial,… [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Toshiba to Launch a New CompactFlash Memory […]

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  • Online News December 18, 2012

    Online News December 18, 2012

    [Anandtech.com] HP EliteBook 8570w Notebook Review: The Other Side of the Coin We recently reviewed Dell’s top of the line Precision M6700 (http://www.anandtech.com/show/6512/dell-precision-m6700-notebook-review-the-enterprise-split) mobile workstation and found that the overall design left something to be desired compared to HP’s high end EliteBooks, but that the price was… [Techreport.com] How to build a PC: The Tech […]

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  • Online News December 17, 2012

    Online News December 17, 2012

    [Techreport.com] Analyst: Intel should open up fabs to Apple The idea of Intel manufacturing Apple’s proprietary A-series chips isn’t new—the rumor mill broached (http://techreport.com/news/20874/report-intel-might-open-up-its-fabs-to-apple) the subject a year a and half ago. According to a Credit Suisse analyst quoted by Forbes… [Bit-tech.net] Noctua NH-L12 review Image: http://images.bit-tech.net/content_images/2012/12/noctua-nh-l12-review/featured_double.jpg (http://www.bit-tech.net/hardware/cooling/2012/12/17/noctua-nh-l12-review/1)Noctua’s low profile cooler costs over £40. Will […]

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  • Online News December 17, 2012

    Online News December 17, 2012

    [Techreport.com] The TR Podcast 125: The Radeon vs. GeForce brouhaha comes home for Christmas Image: http://techreport.com/r.x/2012q4/podcast1216.jpg (http://techreport.com/archive.x?tags=Podcast) Date: December 16, 2012 Time: 1:22:45 Hosted by Jordan Drake … [Techpowerup.com] (PR) MSI Launches Limited Edition GT70 Dragon Gaming Notebook, Slider S20 Awarded The 2012 IT Month was from 1st to 9th December, 2012. MSI Notebook Taiwan […]

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  • Online News December 16, 2012

    Online News December 16, 2012

    [Techreport.com] Deal of the week: Graphics cards, SSDs, cases, and more Been putting off your Christmas shopping until the last minute? You’re in for a treat, then, because both Newegg and Amazon have some particularly good deals on offer today. Let’s start with Amazon, which lets you nab OCZ’s 128GB Agility 4 solid-state drive for […]

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  • Online News December 15, 2012

    Online News December 15, 2012

    [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Samsung Electronics Acquires SSD Caching Software Maker NVELO Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., a world leader in advanced semiconductor solutions, announced today that it acquired privately held NVELO, Inc., a Santa Clara, Calif.-based pioneer of storage software. By intelligently managing and optimizing the use of SSDs in the storage subsystem, SSD caching has… [Techpowerup.com] […]

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  • Online News December 14, 2012

    Online News December 14, 2012

    [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Major Semiconductor Investment to Continue at Samsung’s Austin Facility Samsung Austin Semiconductor LLC today announced that a $4 billion investment at its Austin, Texas, site is on schedule for production of state-of-the-art mobile application processors within the second half of 2013. The remodeled fabrication line will produce state-of-the-art mobile application… [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Icy […]

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  • Online News December 14, 2012

    Online News December 14, 2012

    [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Kingston Digital Ships 128 GB Wi-Drive for More Sharing and Storage Kingston Digital Europe Ltd, an affiliate of Kingston Technology Company Inc., the independent world leader in memory products, today announced a new 128 GB capacity addition for the Wi-Drive product line. The 128 GB Wi-Drive allows even more sharing on Wi-Fi enabled […]

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  • Online News December 13, 2012

    Online News December 13, 2012

    [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Drobo Launches the Drobo 5N Storage System Drobo, maker of award-winning data storage products for businesses and professionals, today announced the Drobo 5N, the latest in their new lineup of ultra-modern, high-performance storage systems. The Drobo 5N, a sophisticated, network-attached storage (NAS) device, extends Drobo’s traditional… [Techpowerup.com] Ratoc Intros MR08 Line of Dual-SDXC […]

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  • Online News December 13, 2012

    Online News December 13, 2012

    [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Micron Extends Portfolio of Phase Change Memory for Mobile Devices Micron Technology, Inc., one of the world’s leading providers of advanced semiconductor solutions, today announced the addition of a new product to its Phase Change Memory (PCM) portfolio. With high-volume shipments of its 45-nanometer (nm), 1-gigabit (Gb) PCM-based multichip package (MCP) solution… [Techpowerup.com] […]

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  • Online News December 12, 2012

    Online News December 12, 2012

    [Techpowerup.com] MSI Readies Celeron 847-based C847MS-E33 Micro-ATX Motherboard MSI is working on a new micro-ATX motherboard with Celeron 847 BGA processor hard-wired onto it, the C847MS-E33. The Celero 847 is a dual-core processor based on the 32 nm “Sandy Bridge” architecture, clocked at 1.10 GHz, featuring 2 MB of L2 cache, and a dual-channel DDR3 […]

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  • Online News December 12, 2012

    Online News December 12, 2012

    [Techpowerup.com] MSI Readies Celeron 847-based C847MS-E33 Micro-ATX Motherboard MSI is working on a new micro-ATX motherboard with Celeron 847 BGA processor hard-wired onto it, the C847MS-E33. The Celero 847 is a dual-core processor based on the 32 nm “Sandy Bridge” architecture, clocked at 1.10 GHz, featuring 2 MB of L2 cache, and a dual-channel DDR3 […]

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  • Online News December 11, 2012

    Online News December 11, 2012

    [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Intel Delivers the World’s First 6-Watt Server-Class Processor Intel Corporation introduced the Intel Atom processor S1200 product family today, delivering the world’s first low-power, 64-bit server-class system-on-chip (SoC) for high-density microservers, as well as a new class of energy-efficient storage and networking systems. The energy-sipping,… [Legitreviews.com] WD Red 3TB NAS Hard Drive Review […]

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  • Online News December 11, 2012

    Online News December 11, 2012

    [Anandtech.com] MSI FM2-A85XA-G65 Review: Know Your Platform The A85X chipset and FM2 socket is supposedly here to stay for Trinity plus one more generation.  As a result, AMD needs to make sure that the platform is right so that the new processors can slot straight in (whenever that may be).  While they may have missed […]

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  • Online News December 10, 2012

    Online News December 10, 2012

    [Techreport.com] Monday Shortbread *_The Pick 6_* 1. Droid-Life: USPTO declares (http://www.droid-life.com/2012/12/07/uspto-declares-apples-multitouch-steve-jobs-patent-invalid-the-crowd-goes-wild/) Apple’s multitouch “Steve Jobs” patent invalid 2. Neowin: CompUSA and Circuit City to die… [Techpowerup.com] Tesoro Shrike H2L Gaming Mouse Launched Tesoro, of the Durandal mechanical keyboard fame, launched the Shrike H2L gaming mouse. Built in the right-oriented large form-factor oriented for palm grip, […]

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  • Online News December 9, 2012

    Online News December 9, 2012

    [Overclock3D.net] ASUS PB278Q 2560×1440 Monitor Review Fancy taking the plunge to something beyond HD? We look at the ASUS PB278Q, and also the performance hit you’ll take with 2560×1440 pixels. More… (http://www.overclock3d.net/reviews/gpu_displays/asus_pb278q_2560x1440_monitor_review/1) [VR-Zone.com] Spike TV’s VGA 10 awards show aftermath vr-zone.com – Image: http://resources.vr-zone.net/uploads/18282/VGA_10.jpg Did you miss Spike’s VGA 10th anniversary awards show? Jump in […]

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  • Online News December 8, 2012

    Online News December 8, 2012

    [Bjorn3d.com] ASUS GeForce GTX 660 DirectCU II Categories: Hardware (http://www.bjorn3d.com/category/reviews-articles/hardware/), NVIDIA (http://www.bjorn3d.com/category/reviews-articles/hardware/video-cardsgraphics-cards/nvidia-video-cardsgraphics-cards/), Reviews & Articles (http://www.bjorn3d.com/category/reviews-articles/), Video… [Techreport.com] TR’s 2012 Christmas gift guide Winter is coming, and you know what that means. White Walkers! Also, Christmas—or the non-denominational holiday season, depending on your affinity for political correctness. Whatever. It’s gift-giving time for most of us, […]

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