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    Tech News

    Well, in this thread, I will post up news about all things in tech, gaming, and PC hardware.

    Most content will be from the www.bit-tech.net newsletter, but some will be from other sources.

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    Breaking News

    Facebreaker Hands-on Preview Gaming 25th Jul, 084
    We take a look at Facebreaker, EA's brand new boxing and beat-em-up game for the Xbox 360, PS3 and Wii. With a focus on old-school fighting mechanics and a swanky new art style, can Facebreaker KO the competition? We find out.

    IE8 due "later this year" 25th Jul, 12:58
    Internet Explorer 8, with its strict standards compliance, is due to ship to end users by the end of the year according to Microsoft. A second beta is also scheduled for next month.

    Mortal Kombat 9 planned as a more mature game 25th Jul, 12:02
    Mortal Kombat 9 could be very much a mature return to form for the series according to series creator Ed Boon.

    Sony: We don't want any Xbox titles 25th Jul, 11:08
    Sony boss Kaz Hirai has commented that if given the choice he wouldn't want to launch any Xbox exclusives on the PS3.

    Splinter Cell: Conviction delayed 25th Jul, 10:10
    Splinter Cell: Conviction has been delayed until April 2009 at least, according to a recent announcement from Ubisoft.

    Yahoo! to disable customers' music 25th Jul, 09:06
    Yahoo! Music is to transition into a partnership with Rhapsody by disabling its DRM servers at the end of September, a move which will cripple the music collections of its customers.

    AMD Phenom X4 9350e - 65W quad-core Hardware 24th Jul, 09:06
    If you're a prolific multi-tasker but you want something that runs cool, there's very little on offer. That was until AMD recently launched its latest quad-core processor - the Phenom X4 9350e, which sports a maximum TDP of just 65W.

    Lian Li Tyr PC-X2000 Hardware 23rd Jul, 08:04
    We take a look at the new HTPC and high end gaming case from the Taiwanese case supremo, Lian Li. With an entirely unique case layout and design, and sporting some impressive cooling ability, it is indeed both high and mighty?

    EVGA nForce 750i SLI FTW Hardware 22nd Jul, 08:28
    EVGA has gone For The Win with a board that's been upgraded from the nForce 750i SLI reference design. We put it through its paces to see if there really is the Cheesecake at the end of the tunnel.

    MCE2.0 by Sleepstreamer Modding 21st Jul, 00:03
    It's been a little while, but crazy Mad Max Erlandsson (aka Sleepstreamer) is back on our front page again. This time, he's taking things back to his Cold Fusion style as he brings us his take on a Media Center to be proud of.

    Pre-OC Nvidia GeForce GTX 280 and 260 Hardware 19th Jul, 09:17
    We dive into the world of pre-overclocked cards and check out BFG's OCX and Asus' TOP GeForce GTX 280s and an AMP!'d GeForce GTX 260 from Zotac. Are they worth the extra cash for a bit more umpf? We found out.
    Dark Knight game revealed 24th Jul, 130
    We all kind of guessed it was coming, but Gary Oldman has now confirmed that there is a game adaptation of The Dark Knight due out soon.

    AMD to spin-off fabrication? 24th Jul, 10:52
    Comments by AMD CEO Dirk Meyer and CFO Bob Rivet lead to rumours that the company is planning to spin-off its manufacturing ability into a wholly separate company.

    Google launches Knol 24th Jul, 08:56
    Google has announced the launch of Knol, a new Wikipedia-style site aimed at allowing those knowledgeable on a topic to create informative pages and collaborate on others.

    Developers kept in the dark about Wii MotionPlus 23rd Jul, 10:19
    Developers have said Nintendo kept them in the dark about the WiiMotion Plus and were shocked MS and Sony didn't reveal clones at E3.

    No netbook chips due from AMD 23rd Jul, 09:17
    AMD's chief marketing officer has quashed rumours that the company is due to launch an ultra-low-voltage chip for 'netbook' devices aimed at competing with Intel's Atom processor line.

    Toolkit breaks FileVault and BitLocker 22nd Jul, 13:56
    A team at Princeton University has released the source for a toolkit designed to perform a 'cold boot' attack on BitLocker and FileVault volumes - allowing access to encrypted files.

    Windows Home Server data corruption bug fixed 22nd Jul, 10:11
    Microsoft has released Home Server Power Pack 1, which finally addresses the eight-month-old data corruption issue that has plagued users.

    Portal: Still Alive detailed 21st Jul, 11:28
    The Xbox 360 standalone and special version of Portal, subtitled Still Alive, has been detailed by Valve.

    Facebook sues StudiVZ 21st Jul, 101
    Social networking site Facebook has filed suit against rival German site SudiVZ, accusing the latter of being nothing but a Facebook ripoff with a red colourscheme.

    OCZ SSD vs. VelociRaptor 21st Jul, 08:42
    HotHardware has shared the results of a performance test between the OCZ Core SSD and the high-end WD VelociRaptor mechanical drive - and the results may surprise you.
    Nintendo debuts new Wii Channels in Japan

    24th Jul, 126
    Nintendo has debuted a new official game channel for the Wii in Japan, which will allow owners access to new bonus content.

    Watchmen games announced 24th Jul, 11:46
    Warner Bros. has announced a series of new episodic action games based on the upcoming film adaptation of The Watchmen comic.

    Capcom: "Resident Evil 5 is not racist" 23rd Jul, 12:04
    Resident Evil 5's producer has defended the title against cries of racism, saying that many of developers working on the game are black.

    Capcom unveils Dead Rising for Wii 22nd Jul, 12:45
    Capcom has announced Dead Rising: Chop Till You Drop for the Nintendo Wii. Grab your Wiimotes and prepare for some interactive zombie slaughter.

    Hirai: Home will be worth the wait 22nd Jul, 11:25
    SCE head honcho Kaz Hirai says that Home will be worth the wait, even despite the massive delays, hype and anticipation surrounding the service.



    EA CEO hates the new E3 21st Jul, 12:23
    John Riccitiello, CEO of Electronic Arts, has said that the new E3 is a huge disappointment, an opinion mirrored by Ubisoft among others.

    Ubisoft uses Reloaded crack as patch 21st Jul, 095
    As part of an official fix for the digital copy of Rainbow Six Vegas 2, Ubisoft has made use of a No-CD crack from pirating ring Reloaded.

    MSI Wind - upgrading memory voids warranty 24th Jul, 09:51
    To upgrade the memory in your Wind you have to intentionally void the warranty - OK for some regions, but not all.

    Intel cuts desktop processor prices 22nd Jul, 15:16
    In a move that'll surely make AMD weep, Intel has cut the prices on four of its desktop processors.

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    LAWL, now no one pays attention to my tech threads :'(


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    nothing from apple, that's a shame

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    I will never post anything about apple, exept more evidence about how much apple sucks.

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    Some time you'll regret that, microsoft wouldn't have vista without apple ya know, no ipods, no iphones, and no one to lead us into the touch screen age, think about it

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    thats a laugh.

    touch screens have been around long before apple used them, and ipods are seriously overrated.

    I really don't know where you get that microsoft wouldn't have vista w/out apple.

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    windows > apple
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    Linux = Windows > Apple .... well thats how it is for me


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    agreed, but lets stay on topic here folks.

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    You could always make a "tech news" section .
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