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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.…
CES 2015 Las Vegas, NV Diamond Suite at the MirageWhen we stopped by Diamond at the Mirage we expected to see some pretty cool stuff including one or two new graphics cards. However, there were no graphics cards to be…
We stopped by the CyberpowerPC suite at the Palazzo yesterday and were shown some interesting products. When we walked into the suite the first thing that caught our eyes was a very unusual looking PC. This was set up like…
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
Published in Shows and Events
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,…
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…
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
Published in Leaks and Rumors
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…
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…
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 by strong comments for and against the move (which has led to them putting it back). The game is, shall…
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…
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…