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Friday, 9 Jul 2010

Should Everyone Know about Your Dark (Elf) Side?

Should Everyone Know about Your Dark (Elf) Side?

There are definite benefits to being anonymous on the internet. The chance to speak out against oppressive regimes. Being able to speak your mind without fear of discrimination. Not having everyone know you're secretly a dark elf of the opposite sex in your spare hours.

Is NVIDIA Crippling PhysX Running on the CPU?

Is NVIDIA Crippling PhysX Running on the CPU?

An Arstechnica article reveals a list of circumstantial evidence that may show that NVIDIA is deliberately crippling PhysX performance that's running on the CPU.

Ubuntu Moves to Google Nexus One

Ubuntu Moves to Google Nexus One

In another case of "because we can do it, so we shall", we see Ubuntu being loaded onto a Google Nexus One and sharing space with the rooted device's original Android OS.

Amazon Opens Grocery Site

Amazon Opens Grocery Site

Amazon.com selling groceries? That thought might never occur to you, but it is now a reality for folks living in the UK. Yes, the online retail giant has taken to marketing vegetables, meat and biscuits as part of its British portfolio. Bon appetit.

Pirate Bay Hacked, Users Safe from RIAA and MPAA

Pirate Bay Hacked, Users Safe from RIAA and MPAA

The Pirate Bay, one of the largest host for BitTorrent links, was recently hacked by a security researcher. However, it's unlikely that users will find their info leaked to the RIAA or MPAA.

Could a iPhone 4 Recall Be Possible?

Could a iPhone 4 Recall Be Possible?

Although the iPhone 4 has sold like hot cakes, it has been plagued by numerous problems, leading some to suggest that a recall could be possible.

Thursday, 8 Jul 2010

Microsoft Kills Kin, Dirty Laundry Gets Aired

Microsoft Kills Kin, Dirty Laundry Gets Aired

After Microsoft kills Kin, an unprecedented number of Microsofties come out of the woodwork to air their grievances.

Get the 33-megapixel Mamiya RZ33 Digital Camera for US$17,990

Get the 33-megapixel Mamiya RZ33 Digital Camera for US$17,990

If you think those high-end DSLRs are steep in pricing, wait till you check out the Mamiya RZ33, a 33-megapixel monster that will set you back by US$17,990 should you choose to own one.

Firefox 4 Beta Takes UI Cue from Chrome

Firefox 4 Beta Takes UI Cue from Chrome

The first beta build of Firefox 4 is now available for download and you'll be surprised to find that its user interface has undergone a 'Chrome inspired' change.

Wednesday, 7 Jul 2010

HTC Gold Leaked as Windows Phone 7 Device

HTC Gold Leaked as Windows Phone 7 Device

Microsoft's Windows Phone 7 will be coming in a few months, and rumors of the first device loaded with the new mobile OS is pointed at a HTC device, the HTC Gold.

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