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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…
There are many things that people take for granted in the world. Some of them are more than a little naïve while others are quite understandable. One of them is that the things we say or do in conversation are…
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…
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 between iPhone theft and the addition of a kill switch into Apple devices. Now the news is pushing stories with…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
09 January 2015
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Synology talks up private clouds at CES 2015

CES 2015 Las Vegas, NV LVCCWhen we stopped by the Synology booth at CES we had the chance to take a look at Synology’s latest idea to bring better network storage to the masses. This is their BeyondCloud concept which…
CES 2015 Las Vegas, NV Caesar’s PalaceOne company that we always are sure to visit during CES is Kingston. Over the years they have had a number of interesting demos and products that are dropped on the world during CES.…