Samsung moves to lower flash memory prices

Oooh!  Lower prices on memory cards.  Bring it on Samsung!  Now, if they can only use this same 70 nanometer technology to create their new NAND flash hard drive maybe that would place it within the average consumer’s price range. Samsung Electronics has started producing its first NAND flash memory chips on an advanced process, a …more

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ATI?s MultiVPU solution, don?t get caught in the crossfire?

After you read this review by Hardware Analysis, make sure you return to visit Legit Reviews Forum and join the discussion on the ATI Crossfire for more opinions; and don’t forget to share your own insights as well. We?ll have to give it to ATI for keeping our gaze fixed upon their new product for so …more

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Survey: U.S. residents addicted to e-mail

OK then, I may have two or more e-mail accounts, but I have never checked for messages in the bathroom, church, or while driving; so I’m definitely not addicted to e-mail.  What about you? U.S. residents are so hooked on e-mail that some check for messages in the bathroom, in church and while driving, a new survey …more

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Internet radio is gaining, but problems remain

Coming soon to a cellphone, MP3 player, or other device near you!  Despite the many obstacles,  Internet Radio is on the rise and may well soon become a part of your daily entertainment menu. “Once Internet radio’s available everywhere and you’ll have ‘Internet walkmen’, it will be a watershed moment,” said Bryan Miller, general manager for …more

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Portability on the move in the new PC era

I’m all for portability, so I’m quite happy that its time is right here and right now.  It’s great to read about all the new devices being introduced and showcased at next week’s Computex show.  Remember to check back here at Legit Reviews often for all the news on emerging trends in the tech world.  The new …more

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Intel Pentium D Chipset Offers Power Boost for Consumer PCs

Power, Power, and More Power!  Intel’s new dual-core processor, the Pentium D, delivers a boost and a boon to consumers looking for more power to smoothly handle multiple computing tasks. Delivering its first dual-core processor intended for mainstream, consumer and small-business PCs, chip giant Intel (Nasdaq: INTC) launched the Pentium D and 945 chipset this week, touting better …more

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Microsoft urges Windows users to dump Netscape 8

Microsoft Corp. is urging Windows users to uninstall the new Netscape 8 Web browser from their computers, saying it damages Microsoft’s own Internet Explorer browser. Microsoft’s announcement on Friday came after a Microsoft technician’s blog posting a day earlier that said Netscape’s updated technology interfered with Internet Explorer’s ability to display some Web pages. St. …more

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Nintendo?s Subtle Revolution

Nintendo?s Subtle Revolution

Nintendo, the quiet “Revolution!”  Compared to the loud buzz surrounding the Xbox 360 and PS3 that’s certainly apropos, but this Revolution comes in a sleek package and an enticing “All-Access Gaming” concept offer. “Our next console proves small in size but big on ideas,” says Reggie Fils-Aime, Nintendo of America’s executive vice president of sales & …more

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Yahoo Sends PhotoMail

Are you an avid digital photographer who likes sharing photos with everyone, anywhere?  Well Yahoo’s new PhotoMail service (currently in testing) may have you saying “cheese” quite a bit. PhotoMail works by placing small thumbnail pictures in messages and storing the actual large photo files on a server of the Yahoo Photo online album service, says Andy …more

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Microsoft Releases Anti-Phishing Tools

MSN has set loose it’s newest security tools to help Internet and e-mail users fight against malware and protect themselves from malicious emails. “MSN Postmaster and Smart Data Network Services represent a move by Microsoft toward broader, more-comprehensive and transparent information-sharing with ISPs and e-mail senders to help protect e-mail and ensure that it continues to be …more

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RIAA Sues More Internet2 File Swappers

The latest round of lawsuits follows the RIAA’s initial assault on Internet2 users last month. 405 college students were sued at 18 universities for using an application called “i2hub” to swap music and movies. “As long as students continue to corrupt this specialized academic network for the flagrant theft of music, we will continue to …more

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Strong notebook sales push PC market above 200 million units

More and more people want freedom from the chains of their traditional desk top PCs, so with the proliferation of wireless and the availability of more powerful notebooks, it’s not surprising that sales of mobiles are skyrocketing. “Mobile PCs are continuing to attract more new users as mobile prices fall and wireless becomes more pervasive,” said George …more

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Worms Dupe Yahoo, AOL IM Users

Beware Star Wars Siths who come phishing!  Never click on links, unless you know where they link to. A pair of attacks against the top two instant messaging networks played off current events, particularly ‘Star Wars,’ and sent security firms scurrying Wednesday to alert users of the danger. Hackers took advantage of the recent wave of ‘Star …more

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AMD Releases ‘Pacifica’ Specification For AMD64 Technology

AMD has made the specs to it’s virtualization technology, Pacifica, available to developers. This move could very well accelerate the development of 64bit architecture and programs.  ?Hardware virtualization in the x86 platform opens the way for a new class of innovation, making the platform more flexible, more manageable, and more secure,? said Martin Reynolds, Gartner Fellow, …more

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