Yahoo bolsters e-mail storage to 1GB

“Yahoo on Tuesday said it plans to once again boost its free e-mail storage limit–this time to 1GB, the same amount offered by archrival Google. Beginning in late April, Yahoo will upgrade free users to the new storage limit of 1GB, up from its current 250MB. The company said it will take about two weeks …more

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PCI Express represents 15 per cent of add-in cards

“ PCI EXPRESS ADOPTION is taking its time. It is having a hard time to establish itself as the primary choice for consumers and gamers. Regardless of all reviews and the noise that reviewers and the industry are making, AGP is still by far much more popular than PCIe. “ The Inquirer

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Mid-Week Reviews

Today’s Interesting Read: The Future of SLI @ [H] Brent Justice has spent some time recently with some SLI cards and takes a look at how the have progressed over the past months.¬† I’m glad to see that the¬†Forceware drivers now support 70 games in SLI mode! “NVIDIA has made some very important strides in …more

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ABIT Cancels VT8 Motherboard & Use of VIA PT800 Pro Chipset

It is official; the ABIT VT8 motherboard will not make it to the retail market. Yesterday we confirmed the news through our contacts at ABIT?s head quarters in Taiwan. We first saw a pre-production board back in January, while meeting with VIA in Mexico. In the two months since our meeting with VIA little was …more

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Slow season for DRAM

A slow DRAM season means cheap prices for consumers as companies try to push out existing stock and cut their losses on the DRAM they already purchased. “A combination of the slow season for DRAM and weak demand from China, Europe and US has led prices to follow a downward trend. On top of weak …more

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InterActiveCorp buys Ask Jeeves for $1.85 billion

Looks like Ask Jeeves is being sold for a mere $1.85 billion dollar deal.  Only time will tell it InterActiveCorp will be able to make it the next Google or Yahoo search engine. “InterActiveCorp announced Monday that it has agreed to a $1.85 billion buyout of Ask Jeeves, a search engine that has long been …more

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Next hot trend for Cell Phones — Reading Books

Your cell phone can do it all right?  It Syncs with your PC, can bluetooth movies to your friends, and has an office manager that does everything but turn on the coffee maker. Are you currently reading a novel on it?  If not you are missing out on the latest cell phone trend of book …more

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ASUS Enters Flash Memory Market

With Flash memory expected to grow at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 160-170% over the next 3-5 years it is no suprise that ASUS is entering the flash memory market. ASUS used to sell DRAM before the 2001 memory bubble burst, so maybe Asustek can do better than their first dab in memory. …more

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Abit and Epox confirm Nforce 3/4 problem

“EPOX AND ABIT confirmed our previous news where we reported that Nforce 3 and 4 have some problems with Athlon revision E CPUs. These companies also confirmed that it can be fixed at the BIOS level so it won’t be such a great deal. “ The Inquirer

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Happy St. Patty’s Day!!

Hope everyone is having a fun and safe St. Patrick’s Day! And for those party goers, don’t drink and drive… and look out for those who are not as responsible as the LR readers! And I hope everyone wore some green today, or got punched…. err, I mean pinched! Seriously though, Happy St. Patrick’s Day …more

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Windows XP May Gain Longhorn Features

“Windows XP may be updated to support a new file system technology that Microsoft is working on for the next version of Windows. Called WinFS, the technology promises to make it easier for users to find data stored on their computer. WinFS was originally slated to ship as part of the next Windows release, code-named …more

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Bioterror CSIs Target Germs

“Back in 1346, it didn’t take a CSI unit to uncover the culprits behind one of history’s first cases of bioterrorism. Nobody could miss the plague-ridden corpses and heads catapulted over the walls of the ancient city of Kaffa, under siege by the Tartar army. Nor could Kaffa residents ignore the subsequent epidemic, which led …more

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The Blind Fragging the Blind

An awesome story..people like this are so inspiring. “Michael Feir is an avid gamer. He spent so much time playing games in college he created his own online gaming magazine. But Feir doesn’t play the best-selling games and has never seen World of Warcraft — he’s blind. It doesn’t matter. A growing library of computer …more

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Japanese Giants Launch Web Over Powerline System

“Three Japanese consumer electronics giants have created a new technology to transport Internet and media signals around the home via the electricity network, Panasonic said on Thursday. Sony (6758.T), Mitsubishi (6503.T) and Matsushita-owned (6752.T) Panasonic have set up the SECA powerline alliance.   They have developed a system to transfer 170 Megabits per second of …more

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