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AMD's Shanghai Chips Revealed [CPUs]

AMD's Shanghai Chips Revealed [CPUs]

The rat race continues: Shanghai will be 45nm, have up to 12 cores, include the long awaited Hypertransport 3.0 for socket-to-socket and southbridge communication, and can emulate quad channel memory. For more: [DailyTech]

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NASA's 2009 Cryosphere Video Is Really Cool, Literally

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PjAXoETeVIc[/youtube] Check Out the Video in the post Above. Did you know that there is something called "cryosphere" on this little blue gem called Earth? I didn't. And I didn't know that seeing it animated from thousands of satellite high definition photog

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The Entangled Light Emitting Diode

The Entangled Light Emitting Diode

I don't know when optical quantum computers are going to arrive, but I sure hope they look like this crazy Toshiba visualization of an Entangled Light Emitting Diode. This new LED type could finally make practical quantum computers possible.According to Mark Stevenson—from Toshiba Research Euro

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Mighty Mouse Has One Less Gene, Lives 20% Longer

Mighty Mouse Has One Less Gene, Lives 20% Longer

Researchers have created a mightier mouse: By deleting a single gene from a mouse's genetic makeup, they've enabled it to suffer fewer age related ailments and live 20% longer. On humans, that'd be about 16 bonus years. So what exactly did those crazy scientists do? They bred mice with the "gene t

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Microsoft Announces InstaLoad, Batteries That Work Any Way You Insert Them

Microsoft Announces InstaLoad, Batteries That Work Any Way You Insert Them

Microsoft just introduced InstaLoad, a new battery technology that allows batteries to be placed in any direction without regard to positive or negative polarity. Meaning you can put a battery in however you want and it'll just work. It's genius. InstaLoad uses a new, patented contact design

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Dell's Inspiron Duo Is a 10 Netbook/Tablet Transformer

Dell's Inspiron Duo Is a 10 Netbook/Tablet Transformer

What, pray tell, is this? It's Dell's new Inspiron Duo, a 10" tablet that opens up and twirls its screen to transform itself into a netbook. Craziest of all? They're saying it'll be available before the end of the year. Dell showed off the crazy little guy, which runs Windows 7 Premium and packs

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Zune HD Is Real, Has Multitouch Web Browsing, OLED Screen and HD Video

Zune HD Is Real, Has Multitouch Web Browsing, OLED Screen and HD Video

Microsoft officially announced the Zune HD today, confirming the earlier rumors and fleshing out the hardware side a bit. It's clearly going to go head-to-head with the iPod touch, featuring multitouch and a web browser, but will its high-end media features be enough to dethrone the touch? The flas

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Samsung BD-P3600/P4600: Super-Slim, Wall-Friendly Blu-ray Decks

Samsung BD-P3600/P4600: Super-Slim, Wall-Friendly Blu-ray Decks

Samsung's latest two BD-Live Blu-ray decks are design conscious to the max—one is a wall-mountable 1.5-inches thin (BD-P4600) and the other is a low-profile, sleek tabletop deck (BD-P3600), and both stream Netflix and Pandora. Nice to see some creativity in the BD player z

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The New Facebook: New Dashboard, Download Your Stuff, and Groups

The New Facebook: New Dashboard, Download Your Stuff, and Groups

As expected, Facebook’s big event today did involve some new design elements. But it’s the features being announced that give a crucial look at the site’s even bigger ambitions.

The first feature Mark Zuckerberg announced, Download Your Information, lets you download all of your , messages,(…)

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This Is Sony’s $1399 Google TV-Powered Internet TV & Sony’s Google TV Blu-ray Player Is 400 Bucks

This Is Sony's 99 Google TV-Powered Internet TV

This Is Sony's 99 Google TV-Powered Internet TV

Sony's Google TV Blu-ray Player Is 400 Bucks

We’re live at ’s TV press conference, where we’re seeing the “world’s first HDTV powered by TV” (and its gnarly remote). Not bad at all, $1400 for the 46-inch model, available this weekend. Updated.

Check out our first impressions. We like!

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HTCSense.com is Live

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HTC’s companion site for all of their new Sense devices – currently the Desire and the HTC Desire Z on the front – has gone live and is waiting for new and excited Sense users to join up. Unfortunately, most people won’t(…)

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Google Wants to Kill JPEGs With New WebP Format

Google Wants to Kill JPEGs With New WebP Format

These pictures look the same—but they’re not. Because the sign on the right, hypothetically, takes up nearly 40% less space. That’s the version in WebP, ’s plan to speed up the by slimming down its images.

What is WebP? It’s a new graphics format that(…)

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Mozilla Firefox 3.6.11 / 3.5.14 Final

Mozilla faster more secure easier to use and sporting a new look this latest release sets a new standard for browser innovation Mozilla Firefox project formerly Firebird which was formerly Phoenix is a redesign of Mozilla 39 s browser component written using(…)

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