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[16 Feb 2012 | No Comment | ]

Following the launch of Radeon HD 7700 from AMD, XFX has no less than five graphics cards: a single Radeon HD 7750 and four HD 7770. While some are overclocked, they all share the distinction of having been modified by the manufacturer.
For its unique Radeon HD 7750, the manufacturer has decided to keep the origins of frequencies, 800 MHz core and 2250 MHz for 1GB of GDDR5. The cooling system for its part has two fans and a large radiator that occupies almost the entire width of the PCB.
Of the …

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[12 Feb 2012 | One Comment | ]

Google has set up a device for the purpose is nothing less than to record every move of users with their consent. Called Screenwise Panel, the device comes in two forms, a module to be installed in their web browser Google Chrome and your visited sites recorded the way you interact with these sites.
And since nothing is free, Google will pay volunteer users a $5 discount code at Amazon for registration and then $5 per quarter for one year for an annual total of $25!
And if you feel the urge …

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[8 Feb 2012 | No Comment | ]

AMD has added two Athlon II exploating with socket FM1: the Athlon II X4 638 and X4 641. Both models are four CPU cores with respective frequencies of 2.7 GHz and 2.8 GHz.
The Sunnyvale firm therefore continues to make chips without integrated graphics, or at least without it being functional. The technical characteristics (number of cores, frequency, cache, TDP, etc..) for these two new CPUs are reminiscent of the A4-3420 and A6-3670K launched last December. AMD should certainly sell well APU which the graphics would not pass all its tests.
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[7 Feb 2012 | 3 Comments | ]
Why the World is Against SOPA/PIPA

Image courtesy: lorelle.
Imagine a world san free knowledge. For over a decade, we have spent millions of hours building the largest encyclopedia in human history. Right now, the U.S. Congress is considering a legislation that could fatally damage free and open internet. For 24 hours, to raise awareness, even the Wikipedia observed a black out.
Of course, one needs no further explanation of what the message was about. And if that did not sound serious enough for you, lightning must have struck in the form of a tweet by Wikipedia …

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[6 Feb 2012 | 2 Comments | ]

The renewal of the Windows team at Microsoft Phone continues. In December, the division director Andy Lees announced his departure. Now we learn that another manager, Brandon Watson leaves Microsoft. He himself announced his resignation, explaining that a substantial opportunity at Amazon had been presented.
Brandon Watson was well known at Microsoft. Responsible for developing the mobile operating system, he was chief engineer. He was also known third-party developers as it regularly published technical notes on opportunities. He had also liaised with the developers of Chevron, the first tool release of …

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[3 Feb 2012 | 2 Comments | ]

In a presentation dedicated to its partners, Microsoft has revealed more details about the next generation of Windows Phone.
The next edition of Microsoft’s mobile system, named Apollo, will enable manufacturers to increase the physical characteristics of smartphones. In addition to support for multiple screen sizes, these devices may be multi-core. The objective is to rank better in competition. Moreover the Windows Phone will support the NFC wireless links whose virtual wallet can be personalized by the telephone.

With regard to mobile applications, Microsoft has explained that the code of these will …

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[3 Feb 2012 | One Comment | ]

Apple’s recent education event in New York City drew speculation far and wide for the implications it may have for the company and the digital textbook industry as a whole. Would we see the release of a new iPad or iPad program? Would Apple roll out a large-scale textbook initiative? How would consumers and investors react to the company‚Äôs first major event in the post-Steve Jobs era? As with any other Apple news, the New York event was shrouded by rumor.
As it turns out, many of the predictions ended up …