October 2005 Playboy Issue Features Video Game Sirens

We have been told by Chirs Morris that eight female game characters will once again rerate themselves as AO (Adults Only) for October’s issue of Playboy. So which lucky video vixens will be baring all? Guess you will just have to buy an issue to be 100% certain. Jacqui, a cheerleader from “Midway’s Blitz: The …more

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Judge Allows Kai-Fu Lee to work for Google

A state judge has finally cleared the way Tuesday for a former Microsoft Corp. executive to perform most of the tasks rival Google Inc. had hired him to do. This means that Kai-Fu Lee can recruit and staff workers at Google’s new center in China. King County Superior Court Judge Steven Gonzalez’s decision supersedes a …more

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Executive Carousel Continues at Activision

For the second time in four months Activision has lured away a manager from P&G and has hired them into an executive office. This week Thomas Tippl was hired in as the new chief financial officer. Last week, the president of its publishing division, Kathy Vrabeck, resigned. In July Richard Steele was moved from being …more

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ATI Showcases X850XT’s Running on Windows Vista PC’s

ATI Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ:ATYT) today announced it is the principal graphics provider for Microsoft’s sold-out Professional Developer’s Conference (PDC) in Los Angeles. As a Gold Level Conference Sponsor, ATI provided over 300 ATI Radeon X850 XT graphics cards to be featured in PCs showcasing Microsoft’s highly anticipated Windows Vista? Operating System (OS) at the event. …more

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Nintendo’s Game Boy Micro Sells Better Than Expected

Nintendo’s Game Boy Micro Sells Better Than Expected

Nintendo Co.’s new game console Game Boy Micro arrived on store shelves in Tokyo this morning. The new mobile phone-sized game console, available in Japan in five colors, attracted better-than-expected orders on its debut on Tuesday, though less than Game Boy Advance SP did on its opening day. Expect the Game Boy Micro to be …more

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Walton Chaintech Not Leaving Motherboard Market

Chaintech Computer Co., today announced that it has ?no plans to abandon the motherboard market.? The comments are in response to published news stories, which incorrectly reported that the company would phase out its motherboard business. Chaintech announced that Walton Advanced Engineering, Inc. has acquired a 25-percent stake in Chaintech and the company will be …more

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Intel 975X chipset to support Nvidia?s SLI and ATI?s CrossFire

Intel?s forthcoming high-end 975X chipset, which is expected to be launched in the first quarter of next year, will support both Nvidia?s SLI and ATI Technologies? ?CrossFire? dual-graphics technology, according to sources at Taiwan motherboard makers. Now all Intel has to do it make them, which might not be so easy with their Fab’s running …more

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Server Down All Afternoon & Evening

At 3:15pm on 9-12-2005 many of our readers noticed that Legit Reviews went down. The crash was directly related to the Los Angeles power grid problems. According to CNN News worker error killed the power to half of L.A. Our web servers just happen to be located in the city of L.A. They are backed …more

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Windows Vista will fuel the migration to Linux OS’s

According to a recent report from Windows IT Pro, Windows Vista is due to ship on Dec. 7, 2006. Although this is good news for Windows lovers the corporate world is not looking forward to the price tag on the Windows XP replacement OS. The cost of migrating from Windows XP to Windows Vista will …more

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Intel buys entry-level chipsets from ATI

Silicon Integrated Systems (SiS) and ATI Technologies may be jumping with joy on news that Intel is geting out of the entry level chipset market and is going to start buying chipsets from ATI for next quarter. ATI (ATYT) is currently trading up $0.03 at $13.50 and Intel (INTC) is down $0.26 trading at $24.99 …more

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eBay to buy Skype in $2.6bn deal

Online auction site eBay has finally agreed to buy internet phone (VOIP) firm Skype in a deal worth $2.6bn (1.4bn). Not a bad deal considering Skype offers free VOIP calls to other Skype users. eBay said it would pay half the amount in cash and the other half in stocks to create “an unparalleled e-commerce …more

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Samsung Unviels New Flash Memory Chip

Samsung Unviels New Flash Memory Chip

Samsung Electronics Co. on Monday unveiled a new flash memory chip it says will double storage capacity on portable music players and other mobile devices. The new 50-nanometer NAND Flash memory chip has a capacity of 16 to 32-gigabytes! Samsung said that by combining 16 such devices on a memory card with a density of …more

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Microsoft Cancels September Patch Day Update

After announcing plans to release a single security bulletin, Microsoft now says a “quality issue” has forced the cancellation of the patch rollout. I’m not sure about you, but it is sad that Microsoft knows of a critical flaw and can’t get a patch out to consumers in due time. Microsoft Corp. late Friday cancelled …more

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Abit to repay NT$4.2 billion loan by year-end

Rumor has it that ABIT is trying to sell off all their property and euro convertible bonds to pay off some loans. Abit will look for a new board of directors to take control of the company if its syndicated loan is successfully paid off by the end of this year. If the loan is …more

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