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MSI To Ship EX300

12/03/2008, MSI has just announced its new EX300 entertainment notebook that will come with the following :- Intel Core 2 Duo Mobile Processor P7350 Intel PM45 + ICH9-M Express Chipset ATI Mobility Radeon HD3450 graphic card DDR3 256MB VRAM 4GB RAM 250GB hard drive...

gOS Hands-On Video

12/03/2008, We’ve seen gOS in beta a while back, now that it has been launched in fanfare and is getting tons of press, let’s see it in action. The video below shows gOS running live on a Gigabyte netbook. No matter what hype we put in there, it...

Fujitsu-Siemens Amilo GraphicBooster External Laptop GPU Released

12/03/2008, The Fujitsu-Siemens external GPU was demonstrated back in November but is now making its way to selected retailers (we don’t know which, yet). The idea is simple and GPU makers had this working in the labs for years: put an discrete GPU in an...

NVIDIA Could Enter the Netbook Market Today if They Wanted To

12/03/2008, NVIDIA’s CFO Marv Burkett was recently quoted at a technology conference saying about Nettops: “We’re not saying we’re not interested; it’s a matter of how the market will evolve”. That got many people wondering what...

USB Card Shaver Is Discreet

12/02/2008, No idea which man would want to hide the fact that he carries a shaver, but if you’re one who places space in your luggage as a premium, then the USB Card Shaver would fit into your agenda very nicely. This device has a diameter of just 1cm, and is...

Cooliris Hits Version 1.9

12/02/2008, Cooliris has reached version 1.9, and you can expect a fair bit of major feature changes this time round. For instance, Favorites will allow you to access content that is relevant and important to you via a single click on your own personal 3D wall, while...

Onkyo Introduces HDC-1L Nettop Audio PC

12/02/2008, Onyko has just released its HDC-1L nettop audio PC that will sit nicely in most living rooms without looking out of place. This system was not built specifically to run word processing or crunch numbers on a spreadsheet, but it was made to handle digital...

Intel And Lenovo Team Up For Anti-Theft Technology

12/02/2008, Computer manufacturer Lenovo has joined forces with Intel and security-software publisher Absolute Software to develop a program that will see future selected Lenovo laptops come equipped with anti-theft technology. We aren’t talking about sending a...

Dell Has an Avalanche of Custom Skins for the Studio Line

12/02/2008, Yesterday, we published the first sneak peek of Dell’s custom designs for its Studio line of laptops. Today, you can go to the official website and browse them for yourself. There are 58 base designs that you can browse either by artist or by colors...

New MSI Netbooks Offer Upgraded Specifications

12/01/2008, Just when we thought netbooks aren’t going to progress in terms of hardware specifications, along comes MSI with news that they will be unveiling a couple more netbooks sometime in January next year – known as the U110 and U115. Guess those...

The Impact of Having Less Cores in Real World Games: Minimal

11/30/2008, The editor of Tweaktown just sent me an interesting link to a test that they performed so seek out what happens to gaming performance when using less cores on a new Intel Core i7 CPU. While I can’t vouch for their methodology, I found their findings...

Microsoft’s WARP Provides a Fast Software Version of DirectX 10

11/28/2008, A recent update in the Microsoft developer network (MSDN) mentions WARP10, a new feature that stands for Windows Advanced Rasterization Platform. It also sounds like a trekky reference to a theoretical maximum speed… Anyway, WARP is a software...

Thomson’s Firecoder Blu: LOL

11/27/2008, Thomson is releasing Firecoder Blu (link in Japanese), a “graphics card” dedicated to video-decoding and encoding(MPEG2, MPEG4, AVCHD, H.264). For one the term “graphics card” is misused: it doesn’t connect to a display and...