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China Develops Intel Compatible Chip: The Godson-3

By: Albert S The Chinese Academy of Sciences Institute of Computing Technology (ICT) developed the Godson-3, a x86 "simulating" chip that is scalable (4 core version in 2009) and largely compatible with Intel-based applications...
 
 
Laptops
 

Hands On With Dell Inspiron Mini 9

Cnet, the behemoth review site that they are, got their mitts on the Dell Inspiron Mini 9 (the notebook that hasn't shipped yet and was officially announced yesterday). They likey, but noted the lack of function keys which is o...
 
 
 
Laptops
 
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Sony Recalls 73,000 Vaio TZ Laptops

Don't get your willy burned off!  Ok, that's a little extreme, but Sony has recalled 73,000 Vaio TZ laptops due to a malfunction in the computer's wiring located at the hinge of the device.  So far 15 people have reported an ov...
 

 
Cars
 
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Honda’s Newest Hybrid Looks Awfully Prius

Honda unleashed some pics of their newest hybrid today, the Honday Insight.  Does anyone else think this thing looks like a carbon copy of the Toyota Prius?  Expect the usual hybrid setup with a gas engine as the main power sou...
 
 
 
Blu-ray
 

LG BD3000 Netflix Blu-ray Player Price and Release Date

If you haven't invested in a Blu-ray player (like me) the time might be now. The LG BD3000 Blu-ray player with a Netflix Player built-in hits the street at the end of September or early October.  Price you ask?  $400. Course, i...
 
 
Blu-ray
 
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Sony Announces $2,000 Blu-ray Player: BDP-S5000ES

Seriously, Sony needs to get into politics, because they spun the crap out of this Blu-ray player to try and justify its $2,000 price tag.  The press release contains so many superlatives it's making my head spin.  Perhaps I'm ...
 

 
 
Laptops
 
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Dell Inspiron Mini 9 Launch Date and Pricing Unveiled

Today, Dell quietly unveiled, via their website, the long speculated and leaked, Inspiron Mini 9's specs, price and ship date.  As previously stated, the Mini 9 with Windows, includes 1GB of DDR2 RAM, an 8GB SSD, Bluetooth 2.1,...
 
 
Gaming
 
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Gamepad With Built-in Removable Racing Wheel

Although the gamepad itself looks pretty tame - a throw back to the original NES if anything - the removable mini steering wheel should excite even the infrequent gamer. Unfortunately, it's designed for a PC only, but since it'...
 
 
 
Gaming
 
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It’s Official: Microsoft Announces Xbox 360 Price Drop

By: Albert S It's official, folks. Microsoft drops the prices of their console packages, effective September 5th. The Xbox 360 Arcade drops by a whopping $80 to $199.99 while the standard and elite drop by $50 to $299.99 and $3...
 

 
Computers
 
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Samsung Unveils DJ Focused Q1 Tablet Computer

Until you're a super star DJ you better believe that you'll be lugging around your equipment from gig to gig - reportedly the worst part about being a disc jockey.  To quell this back breaking problem, Samsung has come up with ...
 
 
 
DVR
 
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DirecTV and Tivo Announce New HD DirecTV Box

Now they just need to hurry up and form a partnership with Time Warner (I can wish, right) so I can ditch my Moxi box.  No offense to Moxi, but Tivo has a superior product.  There isn't a ton of news to divulge here, but from w...
 
 
Clocks
 
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Porsche Design Launches The Etón P’9120 Alarm Clock Radio

Porsche Design, an arm of Porsche, which is surprising since the 911 really hasn't changed all that much in 30 odd years, is getting into the bedside business with the The Etón P’9120 Alarm Clock Radio. Featuring three speakers...