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Subject: General Tech
Manufacturer: AMD
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Introduction, AMD VISION technology update

AMD hosted a select group of technology reviewers Nov. 3 at their LoneStar campus in Austin, Texas, to brief them on their next generation of notebooks featuring their new VISION technology.

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Subject: General Tech
Manufacturer: Asus
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A Changing Audio Landscape

The thirst for High Definition content has now spread to audio on the PC. Asus is hoping to capitalize on this push by releasing a series of soundcards designed to be HDMI passthrough devices able to bitstream HD audio codecs such as TrueHD and DTS-HD. The HDAV 1.3 Slim is designed to be used in HTPCs of any size, and to be as transparent as possible to the user. Now... can Asus succeed there?

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Subject: General Tech
Manufacturer: General
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See you at QuakeCon 2009!

At this summer's Quakecon 2009 LAN party and enthusiast gaming expo, we are hosting our first PC Perspective Hardware Workshop! At the event we will have live demos of brand new gaming hardware, an overclocking demonstration, case mod contest finale and of course, we will be giving away lots and lots of prizes ($20,000 worth!!!). Come in and see when it is, where it is and how you can be involved!

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Subject: General Tech
Manufacturer: Asus
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Notebooks

ASUS usually has one of the larger display areas at Computex and this year was no exception. On hand they were displaying new Eee PC designs, motherboards coming later this year and some of the most innovative new graphics cards we have seen in a long time. Stop by and see what ASUS is cooking up for the rest of 2009 and 2010!

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Subject: General Tech
Manufacturer: General
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Asset Lite Strikes!

GLOBALFOUNDRIES, the spun-off manufacturing arm of AMD, is aggressively pursuing new customers with promises of industry leading performance and efficiency as a startup in the foundry industry. We take a look at the technology and aims of this new giant, and see if they can in fact compete with the well respected and powerful TSMC.

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Subject: General Tech
Manufacturer: Dell
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Enjoying the Fruits of My Labor

When I first received my 30" Dell 3007WFP-HC, I was ecstatic about the image quality that this monitor produces. When it stopped working 5 days after I received it, I was not nearly so ecstatic about the support I have received about fixing my problem.

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Subject: General Tech
Manufacturer: Belkin
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We needed this years ago

KVMs aren't usually a topic of conversation in these parts, but when a product makes me nearly weep with joy, I can't help but share it with the world. The new dual-link capable Belkin SOHO KVM is the answer to many user's PC habits!

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Subject: General Tech
Manufacturer: General
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No New Wires Networking

Powerline networking promised to bring you the speed and reliability of a hard wired network without having to run new wires throughout your entire home or business. Is this struggling technology finally worth a look for your needs?

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Subject: General Tech
Manufacturer: General
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Specifications and Design

CradlePoint is offering up a unique broadband router that supports cellular broadband cards as well as standard cable/DSL connections. You can use either USB or Express Card modems from Sprint, Verizon, ATT and others with this unique, business-oriented device.

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Subject: General Tech
Manufacturer: NVIDIA
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Its not X86, but who cares?

NVIDIA is releasing its new "system on a chip" product which promises to bring industry leading visual performance to handheld and mobile internet devices. Utilizing an Arm 11 processor to power the chip, NVIDIA has added a fully functional graphics part with 3D and video encode/decode functionality. The combination is one that NVIDIA hopes will lead the mobile revolution once 3G hits the streets en masse.

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Subject: General Tech
Manufacturer: Asus
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Introduction and Features

Asus' Xonar line of audio cards has been available for a while now, but recently has seen some expansion into external and PCI Express formats. Come in and see how the Xonar line compares to the top-dog Creative X-Fi.

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Subject: General Tech
Manufacturer: General
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PCMark Vantage Overview

The PCMark suite of benchmarks has become a staple in our selection of tests for processors, motherboards as well as other PC components and the Futuremark group has just released the first major update to it since the release of PCMark05. Come see how the latest CPUs from Intel and AMD stack up in this new benchmark!

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Subject: General Tech
Manufacturer: BigFoot Networks
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Introduction

The newest iteration of BigFoot Networks' Killer NIC card is the K1. It offers the same gaming network performance enhancements as well as support for the intriguing FNApps feature. But is the price low enough for gamers to upgrade to this new network card?

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Subject: General Tech
Manufacturer: OCZ Technology
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The OCZ Equalizer Mice

The OCZ Equalizer mouse attempts to gain an edge for enthusiasts with super high laser resolutions and a new 'triple threat' button that fires three times with one click!

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Subject: General Tech
Manufacturer: General
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Installation Begins

Want to see what the installation of Windows Vista might be on your system with an upgrade or clean install? Our pictorial article will walk you through it!

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Manufacturer: Logitech
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Introduction and Packaging

Logitech aims to solve our remote control infestation with the sleek Harmony 880 Advanced Universal Remote. We dig into this device and find that there's a lot of potential, even outside of your traditional livingroom!

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Subject: General Tech
Manufacturer: BigFoot Networks
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Bigfoot Networks

The Killer NIC card promises lower ping times and higher frame rates in your online games. Can it live up to its own hype?

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Manufacturer: General
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A Good Year for Geeks

With the Holidays quickly approaching, we give you some tech tips to help you last minute shoppers find the perfect gift for the geek in all of us!

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Subject: General Tech
Manufacturer: Asus
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Introduction and Skype

Skype has become an phenomenom providing free phone calls to users across the globe. There are keyboards with built-in Skype functionality and now you can find telephone handsets that work with Skype to allow calls away from your computer, this Asus AiGuru S1 Skype phone one of them.

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Manufacturer: Diamond Multimedia
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Introduction & Specs

Diamond Multimedia lets loose with an affordable sound card featuring Dolby Digital Live. We put it through games, subjective listening, and even CPU scaling to see how it stacks up to today's competition.