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Thursday, 04 August 2011 22:37

Gigabyte and HWBot kicks off the A75 OC Challenge

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Now that the AMD Llano CPU with its Fusion architecture is out and we have seen some of what it can do you knew it would only be a matter of time before the call to overclock this new CPU…
Thursday, 04 August 2011 21:10

All our wireless beloing to them...

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Remember how we told you about that some of the world’s most sensitive infrastructure hardware could be vulnerable by simply searching for them on Google? Well now we hear that even your car can be compromised with the right gear,…
There are times when companies just forget about the impact to consumers. Most times these little oversights are caught and removed before the products or services are dropped on the unsuspecting consumers. Still there are times when these things get…
Wednesday, 03 August 2011 21:41

Hello Pot, My name’s Kettle

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In what has to be humorous to those of us that called this last year (yes I was one of them) it has now come out that HTML5 is more full of holes than your average sieve. According to a…
Not all that long ago (about a year to be exact) I engaged in a little online debate with someone about LTE Vs WiMax. At the time I was told that LTE was better and that WiMax would be a…
Wednesday, 03 August 2011 12:34

Wii Fit Balance Board finds new and fun use

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Ok I thought this was pretty cool. While cruising around I stumbled across this hack for the Balance Board that comes with the Nintendo Wii Fit game. It seems some people with a lot more time on their hands than…
Tuesday, 02 August 2011 22:37

Mobile phones, the new Windows XP

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Not that long after Windows XP hit the market a very handy little flaw was found (one of many) that would be the start of a great love/hate relationship with this OS. Even today with Windows XP holding a only…
Tuesday, 02 August 2011 22:10

Everyone is a hacker it seems

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While the corporate world and our governments talk about the dangers of hacker and the evil they represent we find that it is also a favored tool of companies and even new agencies! It was not all that long ago…
Tuesday, 02 August 2011 21:42

You really can find everything on Google

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As the BlackHat conference kicks off in Vegas we hear rumors that some of the global Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) hardware is vulnerable over the internet. Although this is really nothing new what is new is that you…
Saturday, 30 July 2011 21:51

AMD's Octo-Core Bulldozer could go for $300

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With AMD’s 8-Core Bulldozer getting ready to hit the streets we now find that we may have a potential price for this new CPU from AMD. According to a contest being held by AMD for fans in the US and…
Wednesday, 27 July 2011 21:08

Console games are getting shorter and shorter?

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If anyone has ever really thought that console gaming is better than the PC then here is one to put a nice monkey wrench into that thought machine. As we see the installers for PC games getting larger and extending…
It looks like the days of free internet TV are coming to a close as the big media companies work to push people back to the tether of cable or other pay services. This should not come as a shock…
Tuesday, 26 July 2011 21:03

Kingston's Wi-Drive launches in the US

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Kingston’s Wi-Drive hits the retail and e-tail stores in the US today. With the low price of $130 this new device for the iPod, iPhone, and iPad (probably a contractual item) will be followed by one for the Android later…
Saturday, 23 July 2011 19:48

Apple Macbook batteries vulnerable to hack

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Anyone remember Charlie Miller? He is the guy that has hacked more than his share of Apple products (and won a few PWN2Own contests). Well Charlie is back; this time he has found a hole in Macbook Batteries that can…
Not all that long ago AT&T announced that it had plans to merge (buy) wireless company T-Mobile. This was not terribly shocking news as T-Mobile is one of the only competitors in the market that is using the same GSM…
So today most of the big companies had their quarterly earnings calls. We heard from Intel, Microsoft, Apple, and many others.  Most had both good news and bad some of this was surprising, some not so surprising. Despite assurances that…
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