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Intel launches a new Xeon based SoC that should be perfect for Firewalls and NAS boxes
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In an unsurprising move Intel has kicked out a new SoC (System on Chip) that bears the label Xeon. The Xeon D 1500 family is intended as to be a one-chip solution for networking devices, storage appliances and micro-servers. The…
Apple's New Watch Already Faces Criticism despite Bold Claims and Hype
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A couple of days ago Apple formally announced their Apple watch product along with specifications and pricing. The majority of the press and market analysts have been in a frenzy since the announcement and have tried to act like this…
Well, that escalated quickly. Class Action Lawsuit over the GTX970 is a go.
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It seems that the little “error” that was made when listing the specifications of NVIDIA’s GTX970 it getting ugly. A Law firm in Alabama has taken a single complaint and request for monetary compensation and pulled it into a full…
AMD is replacing the A8-7700 with the slower OC centric A8-7650
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AMD can be a confusing company. Over the years they have made more than a few choices that just do not seem to make sense, but we are not going to dive into that right now. Instead we are going…
The problem with messenger applications... there really is no privacy and never was
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There are many things that people take for granted in the world. Some of them are more than a little…
Maelstrom Looks to Serve Web Sites Via Bit Torrent
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12 February 2015
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Maelstrom Looks to Serve Web Sites Via Bit Torrent

The word torrent conjures up many things. To the average person the word torrent means a way to get movies, TV shows and other media online for free. To the MPAA, RIAA and other copyright holders it is a bad…
What is in the future for AMD?
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12 February 2015
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What is in the future for AMD?

When I first started truly reporting on the tech world there were two power houses making CPUs. You had AMD on one side and Intel on the other. There were a few other companies that were making x86 compatibles, but…
Politicians use bad numbers to push Kill Switches on phones... again
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The wonderful topic of “kill switches” in smart phones has arisen again with three major cities claiming a directly connection…
Dying Light Pushes out New DLC with Hardcore Missions
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I have to admit that I am a big fan of the whole Zombie genre. There is something about a game where the “bad’ guy is predominantly the undead out for your brains. Added into most of these games is…
New Half Life 3 Video Shows Where Freeman Has Really Been
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In 2004 Valve released the follow on to their wildly popular Half Life series in the form of Half Life2. They followed this up with an attempt at spacing out the next few games as chapters. This was supposed to…
New Browser Based Flaw Leaks VPN Users' IP Addresses
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02 February 2015
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New Browser Based Flaw Leaks VPN Users' IP Addresses

Privacy on the internet is a hard thing to achieve. For starters there are tons of companies that are very interested in what you do and where you go online so they can get you to buy things. On top…
New Windows 10 Technical Preview Hides a Keylogger This Time
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As the world gets all excited about some of the new “features” in Windows 10 there are some in the press (and consumers) that are less than thrilled about them. We are talking about Cortana and some of the predictive…
Silent Circle Text App Gets a Fix for a Serious Memory Corruption Flaw
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Privacy and security in consumer electronics is (and has been) a big deal for a number of years although most consumers are not aware just how vulnerable they are. In most cases the lack of security is due to a…
Thermaltake at CES 2015 almost had too much to see in one visit
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CES 2015, Las Vegas NV - Palazzo Out of all of the people we visited during CES 2015 Thermaltake’s suite was one of the most interesting. When we walked in we found three full suites packed with cases, cooling, power…
We drop in on ADATA during CES 2015
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18 January 2015
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We drop in on ADATA during CES 2015

CES 2015, Las Vegas NV - ADATA has had some very interesting products to show us at CES in the past and this year was no exception. Although much of what we saw was not new, it was still pretty…
Patriot talks about memory, portable power and a few other things at CES 2015
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CES 2015 Las Vegas, NV Patriot Suite Bellagio Stopping by the Patriot suite at the Bellagio we found Patriot talking about some pretty cool new items in addition to their normal memory products. We kicked off our meeting with a…