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Geohot unleashes PS3 jailbreak for firmware 3.55

By: Anthony Garreffa | More News: Gaming | Posted: Jan 10, 2011 12:32 am

Well, Geohot has been busy! He has released a fully custom firmware - not only to show off, but to the world!

 

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If you're the type of person who'd do this, (and just watch PS3 sales explode in the next 6 - 12 months) then you're only two clicks, a USB stick and a manual System Update away from having this.

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LGA2011 consumer board pics ahoy!

By: Anthony Garreffa | More News: Motherboards | Posted: Jan 10, 2011 12:16 am

Intel has been quite busy this month with the launch of the LGA1155 socket - but this has not slowed down news floating around the web of the LGA1366-successor, LGA2011.

 

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Zol.com.cn has been a source of some blurred out MSI motherboard shots, of which they claim the new chipset to be called X68 (although there are rumors of an X78 chipset too).

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Intel Shows off the New Core CPUs

By: Sean Kalinich | More News: CPUs, Chipsets & SoCs | Posted: Jan 9, 2011 6:57 pm

CES 2011, Las Vegas - Intel shows off a new generation of Core CPUs. In the Las Vegas Convention Center Intel showed off their 2nd Generation Core CPUs along with a host of mobile systems that, according to Intel, will be faster, cooler, and more energy efficient than anything they have every offered before. Although these CPUs (Sandy Bridge) have technically been launched and the web has been full of reviews, Intel was still showing some demos that were very impressive.

 

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Wicked Audio brings smartphone-friendly headphones and more to CES

By: Don Lynn | More News: Audio, Sound & Speakers | Posted: Jan 9, 2011 1:34 pm

CES 2011, Las Vegas - Wicked Audio had some very interesting and unique audio solutions on display at CES 2011, and we spent a few minutes with them to take a look at what they've got coming around the bend.

 

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More and more people have smartphones that are doubling as their mp3 players, and the Tour lineup of headphones is a solution for them. The in-line mic and answer/hang up button allow you to receive calls without having to pull your phone from your pocket or armband if you're on a run or working out. The Helix sets below have a wraparound, in ear setup for those that have problems keeping regular in ear headphones in.

 

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Wicked also has a "3D Headphone" lineup for surround sound listening. With their three designer options, these will make a statement as you walk down the street. Keep an eye out for this lineup coming soon.

Weekend Roundup

By: Steve Dougherty | More News: Roundups | Posted: Jan 9, 2011 9:03 am

The latest happenings from around the web - January 9th, 2010

 

CES 2011 Coverage

 

- CES Coverage Pre CES and Day 1 @ OverclockersClub

- CES Coverage @ BCCHardware

- CES 2011 - Futurelooks Press Day Round Up @ Futurelooks

- CES 2011: Gigabyte Press Conference @ ThinkComputers

- CES 2011: Razer Shows Switchblade 7? Portable Gaming Computer Concept @ Hardware Canucks

- CES Day One @ OverclockersHQ

- CES 2011: Intel Demos Future Sandy Bridge Capabilities @ LegitReviews

- CES 2011 Day 1 Coverage: Corsair | Kingston | Thermaltake | Trendnet @ Tweaknews

- CES 2011: Gigabyte Press Conference @ ThinkComputers

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Gigabyte continues flood of product previews at CES with P8600 gaming mouse

By: Don Lynn | More News: Peripherals | Posted: Jan 8, 2011 5:49 pm

CES 2011, Las Vegas - Gigabyte's been awfully busy with their big announcements like the G1 Killer motherboards and laptops. Peripheral fans also have something to look forward to from Gigabyte as we got a quick look at their upcoming P8600 Aivia gaming mouse.

 

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Boasting wired or wireless function, swappable rechargeable batteries, ambidextrous grip, and an up to 3500 dpi sensor, Gigabyte is looking to make this a mouse for just about anyone. No official word on launch date or price quite yet.

Xigmatek hits U.S. shores at CES

By: Don Lynn | More News: Cases, Cooling & PSU | Posted: Jan 8, 2011 5:28 pm

CES 2011, Las Vegas - While the European market has already had their opportunity to get their hands on Xigmatek's latest chassis, the Pantheon has been unavailable to their fans in the United States. This is getting ready to change as Xigmatek brought their newest midtower to CES and let us have a sneak preview before it hita American retail outlets.

 

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With a nearly completely tool-less setup, dual 120mm fans cooling the hard drive bays, and watercooling extras like the ability to stealthfully install a dual radiator setup in the top, the Pantheon looks to be one of Xigmatek's most versatile midtowers yet. The huge motherboard cutout accommodates 99.9% of motherboard cooler setups to avoid removing your motherboard for cooler swap.

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GIGABYTE enters the US note/netbook market

By: Sean Kalinich | More News: Laptops | Posted: Jan 8, 2011 3:12 am

CES 2011, Las Vegas January 7, 2011. GIGABYTE today showed use a trio of mobile computing systems that will be the first GIGABYTE mobile products to be sold in the US. We had the chance to head by the GIGABYTE suite and see these new products.

 

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When we first saw these we thought they were going to be the usual "Asia/Europe Only" devices. We were soon smiling very widely as we found out they would be available for sale in the US beginning in February.

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Asus Shows their Commitment to Consumers

By: Sean Kalinich | More News: Motherboards | Posted: Jan 8, 2011 2:57 am

CES 2011, Las Vegas - January 7, 2011 Asus shows off their commitment to all levels of the computer market. In a room at the Venetian Hotel and Casino I had the chance to talk with JJ Guerrero about some of Asus' new products and in particular where they are going with their new Sandy Bridge boards (the H67 and P67).

 

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