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Toshiba shock-resistant hard drive

12/06/2007, Toshiba is releasing a hard drive (MK8050GAC) that has a shock-resistance rating far above your average PC hard disk: 300G. That’s because it is meant to be used outdoors in cars, embedded systems and other demanding applications that can now...

Is the Q540X an Asus Eee killer? No

12/05/2007, According to Digitimes, Hasee, a Chinese computer maker is going to launch the Q540X, a laptop that Hasee thinks can compete with the Asus Eee, because it is more powerful and bigger, for the same price. Q540X Specs 13.3” Display Intel Celeron 540...

Microtek ships ArtixScan M1

12/05/2007, Microtek has started to ship its ArtixScan M1 flatbed and film scanner, while introducing the ArtixScan M1 Pro scanner that comes with a slew of new features. Both scanners feature Microtek’s very own Emulsion Direct Imaging Technology (E.D.I.T.)...

NES turned into a full fledged PC

12/05/2007, The NES is a rather hefty console by today’s standards, but an avid DIY-er has taken it apart and thrown in a full-fledged Windows-powered PC inside. Although the specifications aren’t on the high-end side of things (a 1GHz processor, 256MB...

Google integrates AIM into Gmail

12/05/2007, Google has already integrated AOL’s AIM instant messaging service into its Gmail Web-based email client, giving Gmail users more choices to chat with AIM users via a drop-down menu on the Gmail web page. Guess this is somewhat like how MSN and Yahoo...

Dell XPS M1730 WoW Edition

12/04/2007, Dell has joined forces with Blizzard to release the XPS M1730 World of Warcraft (WoW) Edition gaming notebook. This special notebook will be made available for purchase by those who have pre-registered for early access during the “It Begins”...

Asus Eee PC hacked with 16GB and Bluetooth

12/04/2007, A “Jonhx” user at forum.eeeuser.com did a mod on his EEE PC to increase the storage to 16GB and add Bluetooth connectivity. He used the internal USB ports, a Microsoft Bluetooth Adapter and a Corsair Voyager 16GB USB drive ($150) for this mod....

WoW Laptop by Dell for $4,450

12/04/2007, Dell is coming up with a super-high-end laptop with the WoW (world of warcraft) theme. Customers can choose the “Horde” or “Alliance” camp. Now it is not only good looking (if you are a WoW fan, that said), it also have enough...

Kojinsha K600/K800 Series UMPC

12/03/2007, Kojinsha paraded its swivel-type K600/K800 Series UMPC in Korea, bringing a 7″ glare type LCD with 1024 x 600 resolution as well as a QWERTY keyboard to the fore. Other features include I/O-IEEE 802.11b/g, Bluetooth connectivity, a touchscreen...

GDDR5 memory from Samsung

12/03/2007, Samsung has successfully developed the GDDR5 (Graphics Double Data Rate Series 5) memory, touting it to be the world’s fastest. To get an idea on just how fast it is, it is capable of transferring data up to four times faster than memories used...

VRX Mach 4 driving simulator

12/03/2007, If you’re serious about racing games and yet cannot afford one of those high powered beasts, why not settle for something lesser like the VRX Mach 4 driving simulator? It won’t cheap considering the hardware you get, but is still more...

BMW networked iDrive car

12/03/2007, BMW is currently putting some of its cars through a test that involves an IP solution that uses standard Ethernet to connect car components to the central computer. This test could see costs lowered in the future thanks to the physical component cost as...

Sony PS3 used to crack passwords

11/30/2007, Security researcher Nick Breese has taken his PS3 and believes that the console’s powerful chip is very suitable to write password craking applications. Using, the PS3 Cell processor, Nick can crack a PDF, zip or Word password in a few hours...

NVousPC notebook looks rad

11/29/2007, This notebook from NVousPC known as the Britto PC looks absolutely out of this world, featuring illustrations of pop painter Romero Britto’s work known as “Mia’s Jungle” all over its surface. There is only one model available...