Windows “7”

Microsoft has already started working on Vista successor, codenamed “7” and confirmed that 7 will be in development for the next 3 years. Some hope that 7 will be a more decent version compared to Vista, or as some like to call it: “Me II”. Personally, I like Vista very much, it’s stable, it looks […]

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11.1″ VAIO TZ Sub-notebook

On July 18th, Sony officially announced the VAIO TZ for the U.S. market and it doesn’t disappoint. The notebook features an 11.1″ LED-backlit display (1366×768), weighs just 2.65 pounds and is less than an inch thick. Battery life is listed at up to 7.5 hours. “Sony is known for miniaturization and being an innovator in […]

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Microsoft Windows Home Server

Microsoft’s Windows Home Service has been released to manufacturing (RTM). The announcement came roughly one month after Microsoft delivered a Release Candidate version of the software to testers. Over 100,000 people tested the “coolest version of Windows ever” according to Windows Home Server General Manager Charlie Kindel. Windows Home Server can be used on any […]

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Intel Core 2 Extreme X7800 Announced

Intel introduced 2 days ago the first mobile “Extreme” branded processor, the X7800, clocked at 2.6 GHz. What’s more, Intel has removed over-clocking restrictions, allowing OEM manufacturers or enthusiasts to squeeze additional power out of the chip if so desired. Apple currently uses Intel’s Core 2 Duo chips at speeds up to 2.4 GHz (the […]

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64GB Flash Hard Drive

Samsung Electronics is now mass-producing the industry’s first 1.8-inch solid state drives (SSD) at a whopping 64 gigabytes, making the high-density flash-memory-based drives suitable for widespread ultra-portable laptop use. “Flash-based memory drives represent the future of the laptop market” says Rob Enderle, principal analyst for the Enderle Group, told TechNewsWorld. “They pull less power and […]

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IBM’s 4.7GHz CPU

IBM recently unveiled a new dual-core processor that can hit 4.7GHz without sucking up so much power. The new processor, dubbed the Power6, was described as being fast enough to “download the entire iTunes catalog” in a single minute. The CPU, however, will be used mainly for high-end servers. Source: Gizmodo

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AMD Phenom

Until now it’s been called Barcelona or Agena, but AMD have finally announced the official name of their latest processor: Phenom. AMD hasn’t updated us on other details for Phenom; either AMD is doing its best to hide a rough ramp of Phenom or it’s sitting on a very powerful weapon to combat Intel with, […]

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nVIDIA human head demo

The clip below shows a real-time rendering of actor Doug Jones’s head, rendered on the new nVIDIA GeForce 8800 Ultra graphics card. The GeForce 8800 Ultra costs between 500$ and 600$ and is currently the most powerful graphics card in the world. Well… we all know how much this is going to last. Anyway, watch […]

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Hitachi 1TB HDD

Hitachi has finally made a 1TB HDD. It’s called Hitachi Deskstar 7K1000 and it costs 399$. According to the How Much Information study, 1TB is enough to hold the same amount of information as 50,000 trees turned into paper. If you ask me, that’s more than any home-user could possibly ask for. We still need […]

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DirectX 10 games on previous versions of Windows

Is this possible? According to Microsoft, you’d have to run Vista in order to play DX10 games. Cody Brocious, who is, in his own words, a “19 year old software reverse-engineer” in San Diego, California says that we might be able to enjoy DirectX 10 games without having to upgrade to Microsoft’s latest OS, Windows […]

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