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Deal of the Day: Coupon Code for Sony BDP-S470 3D Wi-Fi Blu-ray Disc Player for $120.70 plus Shipping

By: Steve Dougherty | More News: HT & Movies | Posted: Nov 17, 2010 5:04 am

Our Deal of the Day today is the - Coupon Code for Sony BDP-S470 3D Wi-Fi Blu-ray Disc Player for $120.70 plus Shipping!.


Offer: Best price around for Sony's blazing fast BDP-S470 3D Wi-Fi blu-ray disc player at just $120.70 after 15% off coupon, plus $7.99 shipping for a grand total of $128.69 shipped. Use coupon code: LS1015 for the discount, expiring 11/30/10.


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Panasonic jumping on the Android smartphone bandwagon in 2011

By: Don Lynn | More News: Mobile Devices | Posted: Nov 17, 2010 4:32 am

Panasonic is admittedly late to the smartphone party, but they are looking to change that soon. Osamu Waki, the head of Panasonic's mobile division, spoke today at a news conference and announced that Panasonic will start rolling out Android based phones in Japan sometime in 2011 and hit the rest of the world with them by 2012.


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According to Waki, Panasonic "misjudged the speed at which smartphones would be taken up in the Japanese market." There weren't a whole lot of details on exact models or specs; only Waki's statement that "with the rapid shift to Android, we want to catch up quickly."

Wednesday Morning Roundup

By: Steve Dougherty | More News: Roundups | Posted: Nov 17, 2010 4:29 am

The latest happenings from around the web - November 17th, 2010




- Impactics C3LH & K.I.S.S.S. passive HTPC @ Techpowerup

- HP Envy 14 Beats Edition @ Techreviewsource

- Alienware To Ship Laptops With Mobile 6970 @ eTeknix




- AMD Brazos Platform Benchmarked - Zacate E-350 1.6GHz APU @ Legit Reviews

- AMD Athlon II X2 255 Processor @ Vortez UK




- Sapphire HD 6850 Toxic @ OverclockersClub

- Sapphire Radeon HD 6850 @ HT4U

- Gigabyte GeForce GTS 450 1GB Video Card @ ThinkComputers

- i3DSpeed, October 2010 @ ixbtlabs

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The Beatles finally come to iTunes

By: Don Lynn | More News: Audio, Sound & Speakers | Posted: Nov 17, 2010 3:28 am

Apple has come to terms with one of their long time foes and Beatles fans everywhere who use iTunes are rejoicing. Apple, EMI, and Beatles-founded company Apple Corps have come to terms and now all 13 of the Beatles studio albums are now available on iTunes.


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If you've visited Apple's homepage today, you've already noticed the Beatle-centric flavor that their site has taken. In addition to the studio albums being available, iTunes also has links to the Beatles box set, video highlights, and even a Ping page for those using the new function. "It has been a long and winding road to get here. Thanks to the Beatles and EMI, we are now realizing a dream we've had since we launched iTunes ten years ago," said Apple CEO Steve Jobs.

Apple looking at AMD for their Fusion APU's?

By: Anthony Garreffa | More News: CPUs, Chipsets & SoCs | Posted: Nov 17, 2010 1:29 am

Intel did it and look how that worked out for Apple... Apple have flourished with the Intel powered Mac's for the last few years.


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There was a slide from AMD featuring iMacs and Mac Pros that appeared at the AMD Financial Analyst Day - where of course the Internet has taken this and run away like a little girl. Driving the rumor that Apple is planning to offer a new line up of Fusion APU's in the upcoming months.

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LG's 4-inch Android phone with dual-core Tegra 2 and 1080p video!

By: Anthony Garreffa | More News: Mobile Devices | Posted: Nov 17, 2010 1:01 am

WOW. Typing all of those features and then clicking the "mobile" category for this news is something I didn't expect to do this side of 2010!


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That's not all - 8 megapixel camera, 1080p video recording, dual core phone that even Superman would want to own. It is looking to get released early next year. It will be the first dual-core Android handset and will bring NVIDIA's Tegra 2 into the smartphone world.

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RumorTT: Intel Z68 chipset info

By: Anthony Garreffa | More News: CPUs, Chipsets & SoCs | Posted: Nov 17, 2010 12:04 am

The news of Sandy Bridge is keeping tech sites busy - but overclocking is not a big feature of those boards, but Intel will still want to keep their customers and fans happy, so maybe the Z68 chipset is going to be the overclockers BFF.


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There's a slide making it's way around the internet about the Intel Z68 Express chipset - the slide below lists "performance overclocking" as one of it's features - for the processor, memory and integrated graphics.

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Indilinx Martini - enjoys being shaken, not stirred

By: Anthony Garreffa | More News: Storage | Posted: Nov 16, 2010 11:57 pm

Anand and his merry men have an article regarding the new Indilinx Martini controller. You may remember them from (what seems) eons ago before the world of SSD's was invaded by the SandForce controller as the best value for money controller in SSD's in the market.


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Well, today Indilinx are pushing themselves back into the market with their Martini controller which is in the latest OCZ Vertex Plus SSD.

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USB-IF Announces 2nd Certified USB 3.0 Host Controller

By: Anthony Garreffa | More News: Motherboards | Posted: Nov 16, 2010 11:40 pm

USB-IF announces second certified USB3.0 host controller - these are the sweet, sweet words that might help USB3.0 have more market penetration.


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Most motherboards have at least 2 USB3.0 ports these days - but with this news, it is only a step in the right direction.

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THQ debuts uDraw GameTablet for Wii

By: Shane McGlaun | More News: Gaming | Posted: Nov 16, 2010 8:00 pm

The Nintendo Wii is known for its innovative control system with motion that has been imitated in various ways around the gaming industry now. THQ has offered up a new and cool controller for various games and uses called the uDraw Game Tablet. The tablet is an accessory for the Wii that will land in time for Christmas in the US.


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The uDraw will sell for $69.99 and comes bundled with a drawing, coloring art-based game called uDraw Studio. THQ also has two other video games that support the uDraw tablet. Those games include Dood's Big Adventure and Pictionary. Each of the games is available for $29.99 per title. The tablet will land in other countries next year. THQ will also offer more games that support the device in coming months as well.

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