Blu-ray Comes To America on May 23rd

Blu-ray Disc will go on sale in the US in 23 May, according to Sony’s home video division, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, MGM Home Entertainment and Samsung. The South Korean giant will ship its BD-P1000 hardware on that date, ready to play the eight films the two content companies will release on the same day. …more

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ASUS To Reorganize Into 15 Business Units

I knew that Austek Computer (ASUS) was a large company, but they are going to reorganize and now have 15 business units on March 1st. Each business unit will have their own marketing and sales team! Looks like things are getting even bigger over at ASUS! Taiwan-based motherboard maker Austek recently announced plans to reorganize …more

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On March 10th ABIT Will Figure Out A New Company Name

We have been working with ABIT since day 1 here at Legit Reviews and it will be weird not seeing their name in the community, but the memories will not be forgotten. With the ABIT/USI merger going ahead at full speed it seems likely that on March 10 ABIT will have a new name! At …more

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Microsoft to offer 6 versions of Windows Vista

Microsoft Corp. plans six core offerings of its upcoming Windows Vista operating system, targeting how people use computers instead of PC hardware specifications, the company said on Monday. That should make benchmarking interesting, but rumor has it that Windows Vista Home Premium will be the version most of us use. The world’s largest software maker …more

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Geforce 7900 GT has 7800 GTX 256 performance for $299

Fudo at The Inq. says the upcoming nVidia GeForce 7900GT will perform better than the current nVidia GeForce 7800GTX and do so fo just $299. If this rumor turns out to be true it will be music to the ears of all those holding out for the next generation cards. Nvidia will price those cards …more

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World Population To Hit 6.5 Billion Today

Do you think the United States has a high population density? If you do think again because today the planet will host 6.5 billion people for the first time ever. All the deaths from medical issues and guns that kill it seems that humans are having sex now more than ever. Git-R-Done! On Saturday, Feb. …more

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3DLabs going mobile

Creative Technology, the parent company of 3DLabs has announced that the company is withdrawing from the workstation graphics market and will be focusing more on mobile graphics. It should be no small wonder though, what with nVidia and ATi having such a commanding presence in the graphics market with their substantially cheaper Quadro and FireGL …more

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Inquirer Bunny or Voodoo Bunny?

Dejavu. More claims of Dell going AMD, but this time, from Voodoo PC’s Rahul Sood. Charlie Demerjian at The Inquirer would beg to differ, and there is now a friendly wager going on. The loser will don a bunny suit for IDF this fall, so it should make for a interesting event when it rolls …more

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AMD’s Next-gen Socket F Revealed

Although at this time, details are scarce, we have found a site that has posted up some images of AMD’s next-generation Opteron socket, called Socket F. This socket has 1207 pins and will support future quad-core Opteron processors. AMD’s Socket F will be a LGA-type socket with 1207 pins, and is an entirely new design …more

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Microsoft vows to fight South Korean antitrust decision

Microsoft Corp. vowed Friday to appeal a decision by South Korea’s antitrust regulators concluding the U.S. company had abused its market dominance and ordering it to offer alternative versions of Windows. The fine against Microsoft is only $33.6 million, but I guess that is still a large chunk of change to hand over. Earlier Friday, …more

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Judge delays decision on BlackBerry cutoff

A U.S. judge on Friday stopped short of ordering an immediate shutdown of millions of BlackBerry portable e-mail devices, but reminded manufacturer Research In Motion Ltd. it had already been found to have infringed the patents of NTP Inc. Wrapping up nearly four hours of arguments, Spencer said there was no escaping that RIM had …more

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Lenovo Moves Past China And Enters The World Market

China’s Lenovo Group Ltd. introduced the first computers under its own brand name outside China on Thursday (Feb. 23) as part of a worldwide launch. It will be interesting to see how they do. Ever since they took over the IBM PC Business they have seemed to really take off thanks to the success of …more

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High Noon Showdown Comes Today For BlackBerry

BlackBerry maker Research in Motion and patent holding firm NTP face off today, when a hearing begins on whether to shut down the popular wireless e-mail device in the U.S. At the hearing in a district court in Richmond, Va., Judge James Spencer could grant NTP’s request to shut down Waterloo, Ontario-based RIM’s BlackBerry operations …more

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Intel Downgraded By Friedman Billings Ramsey

Intel (INTC) was slapped with a downgrade this morning by Friedman Billings Ramsey, which also slashed its price target on the chip giant. Shares of Intel were edging down 7 cents to $20.22 in early morning trading. FBR cut its rating on Intel to market perform from outperform and lowered its price target on the …more

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