Nvidia To Be Unaffected By Possible Sony PS3 Delay

Sales of Nvidia graphics chips should not be affected by a possible delay in the launch of Sony?s PlayStation 3 game console since the company is only licensing graphics technology to Sony instead of producing silicon. Shares of nVidia (NVDA) are down $1.16 this second and trading at $45.30 per share. Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Hwang, …more

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More security problems bite Apple

It seems there is another security “flaw” in Apple’s OSX operating system according to the BBC. The new security bug can be exploited via a malicious website. Initially it was thought that the flaw only affected .zip files, but now it may affect any type of file. Earlier this week Apple reported there was three …more

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Hynix to start pilot run at 8-inch China fab in March

Hynix and ST Microelectronics will be openning a new FAB in China according to Digitimes. They are looking to start their pilot run in March, with a view to increasing their monthly production to 30,000 wafers by the end of the year. China is qucikly becoming a key player in the IC business, but Taiwanese …more

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Bye bye master cards, you will not be missed.

No, not the credit card, ATi’s master cards. Quoting internal ATi memos and roadmaps, the guys at AT have found that the next generation 80nm RV570 and RV560 GPUs will have CrossFire capability built-in. The cards will very likely require a bridging connector, an implementation very similar to nVidia’s SLi. These memos also reveal to …more

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BFG 7900GTX 512 to launch on March 9th?

Seems that the folks at the INQ have found out when BFGs 7900GTX solution is going to be launched. Whether it will be available or not on that day, there will be the new standard high price tag, but with a little light at the end of the tunnel… We know that 7900 GTX 512 …more

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Chicago planning for citywide Wi-Fi

Chicago is launching an effort to offer wireless broadband, city officials said Friday, jumping on the Wi-Fi bandwagon as similar initiatives proceed in Philadelphia, San Francisco and smaller cities. I wish St. Louis would do something like this in their ”new” downtown area! Chicago has hundreds of Wi-Fi hotspots in places like coffee shops, bookstores …more

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IBM Uses Deep-Ultraviolet Optical Lithography To Increase Circuit Counts

Researchers at IBM have discovered a way of getting more out of the current method used to make computer chips also known as deep-ultraviolet optical lithography. The methods used by the scientists at IBM’s Almaden Research Center in San Jose, California, uses a method called deep-ultraviolet optical lithography. This is essentially the method used to …more

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Intel to Slash Yonah Notebook CPU Prices in May

Today’s Chinese-language Commercial Times reported that Intel would decrease prices for its Yonah CPUs 17%-32% by the end of May. Now we just need DIY whitebook notebooks to arrive on the market so we can use these processors! Prices for Intel’s T2600 CPUs are expected to drop to US$423 in May, down from US$632 in …more

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nVidia bids 7800 adieu

nVidia partners have confirmed that they have just ordered their last batches of nVidia’s G70 chip and are moving on to the newer G71. The G70 7800 line of products have been incredibly successful and popular and I know many of us will be sad to see it go, but as they say: In with …more

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Fire up your floppies! The X1800GTO is coming to town!

In recent years, unlocking of disabled shaders via special software or BIOS modding of graphics cards has become quite common among tech communities. With more recent cards such as the X800GTO^2 and 6800GS AGP being able to achieve significant performance boosts over their stock settings. The lower end parts which usually did not completely meet …more

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7900GTX numbers revealed

While not quite 700mhz, nVidia’s 7900GTX which will be clocked at 650mhz will be a considerable adversary to ATi’s X1900XT. While it’s speculated that the 7900GTX will not be able to beat the X1900XT in raw power, nVidia seems to be leaning towards a more high-end value oriented launch by pricing the 7900GTX at only …more

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Are you letting the government Google through your files?

Google Desktop 3, the latest iteration of Google’s all-in-one search and utility suite offers a new feature that may compromise your sensitive data. While Google has tried to include warnings in their privacy policy as to what happens to data once loaded up to Google’s servers, and how it’s handled, one can’t help but feel …more

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Turion Inside

So you’ve finally had it with your loud obnoxious beige monster and just want some peace and quiet. Pentium Ms have been around for quite some time and you’ve heard wonderful things and read raving reviews. The problem? Socket479 motherboards are rarer than hens teeth, limiting you to a list you can count off on …more

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Saturday Reviews from Around the Web

Saturday Reviews from Around the Web

Gamepyre posted their review on the Evga 6800GS CO/SE Superclocked Edition. Find this and other reviews by visiting the Legit Forums!

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