Category Archives: Hardware

40TB in a 3.5″ Drive

Western Digital is harnessing the power of microwaves to create denser drives: If you’re wondering what microwaves have to do with hard drives, WD has a developed a new type of drive head called a “spin torque oscillator” that generates … Continue reading

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Chrome, the Game Changer

A PC World analysis claims that the Chrome OS netbook will be a “radical departure from techniques of recent years.” If you were around the computer industry 10 or 15 years ago, you may recall Larry Ellison’s infatuation with the … Continue reading

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Kingston Liquid Cooled Memory

Kingston is introducing a new line of high performance, water cooled DDR3 memory modules: “Water cooling is desirable for its quiet operation and long-term reliability,” explains Kingston’s senior technology manager Mark Tekunoff. “We are bringing HyperX H2O to market as … Continue reading

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720p Web Cams

HD comes to your web conversations, courtesy of Microsoft’s TrueColor web cams: Microsoft Corp. today brightens your video calls with TrueColor Technology, a groundbreaking new image processing technology that provides superior color and brightness in even the worst lighting conditions. … Continue reading

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AMD’s Six Core Processors

Coming in the second quarter of this year, the six-core Phenom II X6 1035T, 1055T and 1075T at 2.6, 2.8 and 3.0 GHz respectively. The 1095T (as yet unknown speed) is due out in the fourth quarter. As for prices, … Continue reading

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NewEgg Ships 300 Fake CPUs

Engadget reports that NewEgg shipped 300 counterfeit i7-920 CPUs over the weekend. After a fair bit of digging, it seems as if one of NewEgg’s “long time partners” (D&H Distributing) got ahold of 300 fakes in a batch of 2,000, … Continue reading

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