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A-DATA USB 3.0 / SATA II flash drive for January

But obvious 2010 will be a year of gadgets and we start with fast USB 3.0 storage. Set to hit shelves sometime in January, A-DATA’s N002 Combo Flash Drive sports both SATA II and a USB 3.0 connection. Using the latter, the drive boasts up to 200MB/sec read and 170 MB/sec write speeds. Or if [...]
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ViewSonic 23-inch VP2365wb and 26-inch VP2655wb IPS LCD Monitors

Look The duet is accessible now if you gaze at the right places, the VP2365wb will cost you just $399, the superior sibling will ding you for $1,299.
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World’s Fastest Supercomputer – IBM

What may become the world’s fastest supercomputer? IBM Envisioning a new chip next year that will go into a University of Illinois in a seek to build supercomputer. The notorious HAL 9000 sentient supercomputer in “2001: A Space Odyssey” was built in Urbana, Illinois, presumably on the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign campus.It is being housed in [...]
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Office 2010 beta open publicly

After launching of Windows 7, now Microsoft is unleashing another beta product for testing i.e. Microsoft Office 2010. The Office 2010 beta will feature everything minus the online version, which is currently being tested within Microsoft. Somewhat surprising for a public beta, the Office 2010 beta offers everything in the office suite so it has Word, [...]
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Modern Warfare 2 – Sold 1.2 Million Copies in 1 Day in 1 Country

This would give you an idea of what to expect during next month’s NPD figures, right. It’s been announced that in the first 24 hours on sale, Modern Warfare 2 sold 1.2 million units in the United Kingdom. Seeing as almost any other game on the planet would take 1.2 million as a great worldwide figure [...]
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Samsung Omnia II akin to official phone for Winter Olympics

Yeah, it’s true. A Windows Mobile phone is the official phone of the 2010 Winter Olympics and not any phone, the Samsung Omnia II with its 800MHz processor and AMOLED screen. All the trimmings with Windows Mobile 6.5. Not bad,what do you say.
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Nintendo DSi with larger screens coming this year for Japan?

The Nintendo DSi in its current form is just about to round its first Japanese birthday on coming November 1st, and if Nikkei has anything to say about it, the two-screener’s all set for an oncoming growth spurt. According to a report from the publication, who has a good track record on Nintendo reports thus far, [...]
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Facebook Poll Asking to Kill Obama

The US Secret Service is trying to identify the people who launched an online poll at Facebook asking whether US President Barack Obama should be assassinated. Facebook on Monday shut down the user-generated poll, which was titled “Should Obama be killed?” and offered answer choices of yes, no, maybe, and “If he cuts my health care.” “Once [...]
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AT&T Pure at $149 and Tilt 2 for $299

AT&T has officially announced the HTC Pure, which actually hit stores Sunday. Also announced, the Tilt 2, the Touch Pro 2 follow up to the Fuze or the original Tilt, depending on how you want to look at it. Both of the phones have (or will have, for the Tilt 2) Windows Mobile 6.5 on [...]
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Nintendo Wii Price will be $199 this Sunday

Rumours that the Wii will drop $50 on 27 Sep’09 are looking confirmed. An internal memo from an anonymous Best Buy tipster backs-up the claim, and says Nintendo will make things official this Friday. When you think about, it’s amazing that the Wii has motored along for three years at $250. But it’s clear that Nintendo [...]
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