Up Close and Personal with NVIDIA’s Quad-SLI

The guys from Anandtech have some pics and details of NVidia’s Quad-SLI from CES. Yesterday we reported on Dell’s Inspiron XPS 600 Renegade system that will be shipping with the world’s first NVIDIA Quad-SLI setup. Unfortunately the system we showed you pictures of did not actually have the Quad-SLI cards installed, but today at NVIDIA’s …more

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NVIDIA Showcases First-Ever Quad SLI PC With Dell at CES 2006

Nvidia have confirmed that Dell will be offering Quad SLI. That’s 4 GeForce 7800GTX GPU’s in a single pc. Owners of the new Dell 3007WFP 30″ monitor will have be able to play at their native resolution without worries! “Crank up their image quality with 32x antialiasing and 16x anisotropic filtering” CONSUMER ELECTRONICS SHOW (CES)?LAS …more

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Rumor Mill: Google to enter TV Advertising?

Another day, another Google rumor… This time, Slashdot found a blog that indicates Google will be entering the Television Advertising market. It sounds like the blogger knows some facts, then is drawing his own conclusion. Very interesting none-the-less as we all know that Google could do anything with the way their stock prices are… This …more

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Windows Patch Released

Microsoft have released a Patch for windows 1 week early, Due to the severity and due to “strong customer sentiment that the release should be made available as soon as possible.” LR as always encourages our readers to keep safe, If you haven’t already installed it, you can get it here. Important Information for Thursday …more

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CNET CES 2006 Coverage

CNET has a page setup full of articles from its CES 2006 coverage. Great place to check to see what stories they post throughout the day. So far, their coverage includes Bill Gate’s Keynote as well as stories on HD DVD and Blu-Ray. LAS VEGAS–After months of touting Vista’s geekier side, Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates …more

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Lego updates their programmable robotics

Wired has posted a sneak-preview article from its February 2006 issue about how Lego used 4 of their Lego Mindstorm’s biggest fans to revamp their programmable robotic product. For us hardware junkies, the original Mindstorm set used an 8-bit processor. The new Mindstorm NXT’s use a 32-bit processor to function as the ‘brain’ of the …more

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AMD Launches the Turion 64 Mobile Processor ML-44

AMD today announced a new addition to its highly acclaimed AMD Turion(tm) 64 mobile technology processor family with the introduction of AMD Turion 64 mobile technology ML-44. The newest addition to this popular mobile processor family is available now in the HP Pavilion dv8000 Media Center Notebook PC. AMD Turion 64 mobile technology is designed …more

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Seagate Launches First-Ever 160GB Perpendicular Hard Drive

The Seagate 160GB Portable Hard Drive is the industry’s first portable drive built with perpendicular recording, an innovative technology that Seagate has employed to deliver the market’s highest capacity in a 2.5-inch form factor. The new portable hard drive provides 30% more capacity than comparably sized drives. At the 2006 Consumer Electronics Show, Seagate Technology …more

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Intel Unveils New Brand Identity

Intel Corporation formally unveiled a new brand identity today that represents a significant milestone in the company?s history and further signifies the company?s evolution to a market-driving platform solutions company. We have a picture of all of the new logos in the forums so go ahead and take a look and tell us what you …more

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Broadcom announces HD decoder chip supporting both Blu-ray and HD DVD

Broadcom have developed a new Video decoder chip, which works with both Blu-ray and HD DVD formats. The chip, called BCM7411D HD A/V decoder chip, is also backward compatibile with current DVD’s using the now outdated MPEG-2 format. Broadcom today announced what it claims to be the industry?s first high definition (HD) audio/video decoder chip …more

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AMD announces ‘AMD Live!’

AMD has announced its trump to Intel’s Viiv platform. It even rhymes with ‘Viiv’! AMD Live! is geared toward enhancing the digital entertainment experience of its consumers with the flexibility of PC technology in desktops and laptops. AMD Live! systems should be available sometime in mid-2006! ‘Live!’ or ‘Viiv’… which one makes more sense? SUNNYVALE, …more

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Rumor Mill: Google to Announce Google PC at CES?

Tech Dirt has an interesting little rumor about Google. Seems the LA Times thinks that Google will announce a PC they will sell through Wal-Mart. This would be a huge announcement, but there is a lot of hype anytime the press finds out Google will be making an announcement. I guess we’ll find out through …more

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Should QWERTY become obsolete?

Looks like a new and improved keyboard design will be unveiled at CES this year. I’m one who is always interested in trying new things, so I can’t wait for CES coverage to startup full-force so we can see all the new gizmos of consumer electronics! One of a long line of entrepreneurs and scientists …more

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First batch of VIIV PCs not to support DMA

It is rumored that Intel?s upcoming VIIV 1.0 disables digital media adaptor (DMA) functionality, the first batch of VIIV PCs are recognized to be more like high-end entertainment PCs, the sources commented. By June, when the chip giant introduces the DMA-supporting 1.5 version, PC makers are looking to roll out a more complete digital home …more

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