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We run into SanDisk at CES 2015
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06 January 2015
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We run into SanDisk at CES 2015

CES 2015 Las Vegas, NV – SanDisk Impromptu meeting Occasionally when you are at CES you run into some interesting people. This happened yesterday when we were hanging out with the guys from eteknix.com. We had the chance to catch…
Intel at CES 2015 is all about the right benchmark, NUC and WiDi
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CES 2015 Las Vegas, NV – Intel SuiteToday we met up with the Intel crew to see what they are bringing to the market in 2015. Unlike previous years where the “big” news was about big CPUs and processing power,…
nVidia talks auto pilots for cars at CES 2015
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05 January 2015
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nVidia talks auto pilots for cars at CES 2015

CES 2015 – Las Vegas NV At the Consumer Electronics Show, nVidia showed off something that was interesting, but also confusing: The Tegra X1. This is a Maxwell based version of the Tegra that sports 256 Maxwell GPU cores, an…
Pre – CES 2015 the build up to the hype: will there be a focus this year?
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So CES 2015 is going to kick off in about two days and so far I can tell you that there is a lot of extra hype for what might end up being a rather dull show. Unlike previous years…
Sony hack was probably not from Korea… Go figure
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30 December 2014
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Sony hack was probably not from Korea… Go figure

So the big Sony Hack that everyone was talking about and that the US government blamed on Korea might not have been state sponsored after all. Despite the FBI’s initial (and way too fast) conclusion that the source of the…
Tonight we browse in Hell!! Microsoft to kick off Spartan browser with Windows 10
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Well it seems that Microsoft is tired of being the brunt of jokes about slow internet browsing, compatibility and… well just about everything else. If the rumors are to be believed they are going to strip down the render engine…
Hollywood says Google Fiber will turn people into pirates
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There is no shortage of jokes about ignorance in big business and government, but there are times when some of the things that are really said just sound stupid. Recently members of the Hollywood Cartel decided that Google fiber will…
New Documents Show the NSA's efforst to break encryption and TOR
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Edward Snowden is the gift that keeps on giving. After walking out on the NSA with a ton of secret documents detailing the extent that the agency and their partners were digging into ordinary people’s lives he started to release…
Simple photos of your fingers can be used to hack finger print scanners
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The concept of the fingerprint ID has been around for a long time and, for the most part, has been seen as a rather secure method of locking your things away. At least that is the way it is seen…
Dead Kings DLC Removes your right to Sue Ubisoft over AC Unity Issues
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Remember how Ubisoft offered that free game to everyone that had issues with AC Unity? Well despite many people thinking that this was to make things right it was really all about making sure that Ubisoft did not end up…
Valve removes and replaces the game Hatred in project Green Light
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Valve has decided to remove the game Hatred from their project green light program and the decision has been met…
Leaked Sony Emails are Both Funny and Sad...
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17 December 2014
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Leaked Sony Emails are Both Funny and Sad...

If we have said it once, we have said it a thousand times, there is no such thing as a secure network or system. This is especially true when the network is, by design, intended to deal with external user…
Assassin’s Creed Unity Patch 4 is broken all on its own.
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Just when you thought it could not get any worse for Ubisoft it turns out that the patch they designed to fix all of the broken stuff is also sort of broken. According to a post on the Assassin’s Creed…
Microsoft Promises to Renew PC Gaming Focus With Windows 10
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With the launch of Windows 8 the gaming world was a tad shaken up. It seems that Microsoft was abandoning the PC gamer in favor of their own console. Everything about Windows 8 seemed designed to push the Xbox as…
Taking down The Pirate Bay is not going to change anything
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It was only a couple of days that the internet broke open with the news that The Pirate Bay was…
Judge Posner says the NSA should have unfettered access to your data
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It would seem that some in the judicial branch of the US government feel that privacy is not really about protecting citizens from unjustified surveillance. They also do not seem to have any fear of the US becoming a place…