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Wednesday, 16 Jun 2010

Google Adds World Cup Extensions and Themes To Chrome

Google Adds World Cup Extensions and Themes To Chrome

Google and Fifa have collaborated on a range of tools to facilitate easier access to World Cup news and scores from Google's Chrome browser. Aside from World Cup themes, the Fifa extension provides a live feed of results, news and match stats. Users can also personalize the plug-in for goal alerts.

HP Seeking To Speed Up Netbooks With

HP Seeking To Speed Up Netbooks With "Instant-On" Operating System Buy?

Is tech giant Hewlett-Packard simply gaining assets - or looking for ways to make netbooks more like tablets - by buying an "instant-on" operating system?

Motorola Droid X Preview Shows Mobile Phone Display Size

Motorola Droid X Preview Shows Mobile Phone Display Size "Creep"?

Motorola ups the ante for smartphone display sizes with an Android phone packing a 4.4-inch one. How much larger can we go?

NVIDIA's GeForce Release 256 Drivers Now WHQL Certified

NVIDIA's GeForce Release 256 Drivers Now WHQL Certified

NVIDIA's release 256 drivers, which have been available as a beta, are now official after getting certified by Microsoft.

Tuesday, 15 Jun 2010

Apple Bans Ulysses Comic for Nudity, Changes Mind after Media Attention

Apple Bans Ulysses Comic for Nudity, Changes Mind after Media Attention

Apple's policy regarding its App Store gets into the news yet again, this time for banning a comic retelling of Jame Joyce's classic, Ulysses.

Singapore to Get New High-Speed Fiber Optic Infrastructure

Singapore to Get New High-Speed Fiber Optic Infrastructure

According to a report in the New York Times, Singapore could find itself wired up to a new fiber optic infrastructure by the end of 2012. The new lines could give residents a download speeds as fast as 100 megabits per second.

GeForce GTX 460 Specs Leaked?

GeForce GTX 460 Specs Leaked?

The next addition to the Fermi family could be the GTX 460 and it could have 336 CUDA cores.

Monday, 14 Jun 2010

Intel's Sandy Bridge Sample Tested?

Intel's Sandy Bridge Sample Tested?

Intel's Sandy Bridge CPU architecture is not expected till next year but overclocker Coolaler has apparently got his hands on a sample and has released images and test results.

Friday, 11 Jun 2010

Microsoft Secretly Installing Extensions on Your Firefox?

Microsoft Secretly Installing Extensions on Your Firefox?

If you've installed the latest Windows update this past week, you might have found yourself with an extra mystery extension in your Firefox browser.

Motorola Plans for Phones with 2GHz Processors

Motorola Plans for Phones with 2GHz Processors

Devices powered by a 1GHz processor have become a common sight, and with that, Motorola is planning to up the ante by releasing a phone that'll be running on a 2GHz processor.

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