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Calling for Power Directors!

Video enthusiasts who use CyberLink’s PowerDirector, the world’s fastest video editor, today have a new outlet to share their love and state emphatically, “I am a Power Director!”. CyberLink Corp. (5203.TW) today unveiled a new community, I Am A Power Director (www.iamapowerdirector.com), for PowerDirector users to express their affinity for the …

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PowerColor HD6970 Devil 13 2GB Review

AMD’s HD6970 was warmly received when it was launched thanks to the excellent performance and reasonable pricing. The series is due to be replaced soon and Powercolor have decided to push the envelope by releasing one of the fastest clocked HD6970’s ever released in a collectable box with a plethora …

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Apple customers are the most loyal

A recent study has confirmed what we already knew – Apple have the most loyal customer base. According to research firm GfK, Apple products generate the most fanatical following. 84 percent of the iPhone user base say that they would buy another iPhone to update their device. Google Android is …

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NASA’s ‘Curiosity’ heading to MARS for analysis

NASA launched the new ROVER ‘Curiosity’ successfully, as it heads on the long journey to the Red Planet. The journey will take eight and a half months, traveling  a staggering 354 million miles. The robot craft is part of a huge $2.5 billion Mars Science Laboratory mission and Pete Theisinger …

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Scammers targeting online shoppers on Cyber Monday in US

Scammers have decided to target online shoppers who are looking for bargain deals on Monday. People in America often head online after Thanksgiving looking for cheap online products. Last year almost $1 billion was generated on Cyber monday, beating out Black Friday as the highest volume sales day. This year …

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CryEngine 3 licensed for Digital Visualization Projects

Crytek GmbH (Crytek) announced that it closed a licensing deal for CryENGINE 3, its proprietary real-time development solution, with Crystal CG, a world leading digital image service provider. Crystal CG is dedicated to providing customized solutions based on 3D digital visualization technologies and has been working on a number of …

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Join the ROCCAT WTF! World Tour

Roccat have announced their ‘WTF!’ World Tour, a Facebook contest which celebrates worldwide gaming ‘while focusing on the strange, the fascinating and the unexpected’. Fans are asked to submit their own photos, so we can only begin to imagine what will be posted soon! They say: “As part of the …

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European court: providers not required to monitor online activity

The European court has ruled yesterday against forcing online providers to monitor customers online activity, to try and filter out illegal sharing of music and software. The ruling, by the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg will certainly please many people in Europe, but it will not please music copyright …

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Nasa Space Rover ‘Curiosity’ ready for Mars launch

NASA’s Curiosity space rover, at a value of £1.6 billion is set to launch on Saturday, on a long journey to Mars. It will reach the red planet by August of 2012, if all goes well. The Nuclear powered rover craft will enter the thin atmosphere at 3,200 mph, descending …

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Corsair achieve new DDR3 memory speed record

Corsair produce some killer memory products, and those of you who have read our coverage of the X79 launch will have seen their Dominator GTX8 modules score almost 50GB/s of bandwidth at 2,400mhz in quad channel. The overclocking feat was achieved on a FX8150 system with Dominator GTX6 memory modules. …

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iPad 3 will have a super high resolution (QXGA) screen

Apple fans will be wetting themselves with excitement as it appears the rumors for many months have been true. The upcoming iteration of the iPad will have a super high resolution screen. Sources are claiming a near ‘retina display quality resolution’. Richard Shim, a DisplaySearch analyst has told CNET that …

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Spotify growth peaking at 2.5 million subscribers

Spotify are positioning themselves in a strong position, after a somewhat rocky start, three years ago. Claims have been made that they were struggling to convert users from free ‘advertising funded’ services into fully paying subscribers. There have also been some complaints made from artists and record labels over the …

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Google simplify product range by killing seven programs

Google continue their cleaning cull and have decided to remove another seven programs from their software portfolio including Knol, Google Gears and Google Wave. This is the third time this year that the search engine giant has streamlined their operation by removing programs which haven’t sparked the users imagination. They …

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Patriot Pyro SE 240GB & Wildfire 240GB SSD Review

The Solid State sector has been thriving in 2011, with a plethora of low cost models available to suit the mainstream audience. The high end enthusiast sector is significantly more demanding, with manufacturers working around the clock to get the maximum performance from their latest drives. Today we are looking …

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HIS Launches MAC-ximization Competition

HIS today launched its “MAC-ximization” Facebook competition for Mac enthusiasts to win one of five awesome prize bundles. If you are a Mac enthusiast and multitasking is second nature to you then please read on. Imagine surfing the web, working on a presentation, checking your emails and never missing out …

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EOL HP Touchpad outsells Galaxy Tab in US

The TouchPad was a disaster for Hewlett Packard. They spent millions researching and developing the product, then released it, killed the operating system and decided to stop production leaving them with huge inventory. The only people who won in this scenario were the people who bought one for less than …

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China pass U.S. as largest smartphone market

China have passed the American market to claim the title of largest smartphone market by volume in Q3 2011. Strategy Analytics released the information today which shows huge growth as the phones become cheaper and more available to a wider audience in China. Neil Mawston, an analyst at Strategy Analytics …

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