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Seagate unveils new BlackArmor NAS 400

By: Shane McGlaun | More News: Storage | Posted: Jul 13, 2010 5:04 pm

Seagate has announced a new addition to its line of BlackArmor NAS servers. The new addition is the BlackArmor NAS 400 device. The new NAS server ships without any HDDs for more flexibility.




The device supports Windows, Linux, and Mac computers. It has four HDD bays, four USB ports, and a pair of Gigabit Ethernet ports. It ships with 10 licenses for Windows backup software.

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Weekly Giveaway - Mushkin 4GB DDR3 PC3-12800 6-8-6-24 Ridgeback worth $158

By: Cameron Wilmot | More News: Contests & Giveaways | Posted: Jul 13, 2010 4:57 pm

We have teamed up with Mushkin to giveaway one of its new 4GB (2x2GB) DDR3 PC3-12800 6-8-6-24 Ridgeback memory kits and it is worth $158 USD!


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The 4GB (2x2GB) DDR3 PC3-12800 6-8-6-24 Ridgeback dual-channel memory kit operates at a speedy 1600MHz DDR with fast 'Enhanced Latency' timings of 6-8-6-24, which ought to ensure great performance.


The RAM is also clothed with Mushkin's new Ridgeback heatsink that allows for adequate cooling performance when running at top speed.


Head on over to our forum giveaway page to find out how to win one! For this weekly prize, anyone in the world can enter! You don't pay the shipping charges.

Microsoft unveils Facebook integration for Outlook

By: Shane McGlaun | More News: Software | Posted: Jul 13, 2010 4:12 pm

If you have an email application on your computer, odds are its Outlook from Microsoft. Outlook is one of the most popular email programs around. Odds are most users also have Facebook and Microsoft has announced a new integration for Facebook and Outlook that will make lots of people happy.




Along with Facebook, integration Microsoft also added support for Windows Live Messenger within Outlook. The plug-in will be offered for Outlook 2003 and 2007. The integration allows Outlook to pull Facebook photos to go along with emails and profiles for those who send you messages.

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NZXT site hacked; assuring customers they are still in business

By: Don Lynn | More News: Hacking & Security | Posted: Jul 13, 2010 3:43 pm

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People trying to browse the NZXT site last night as well as those subscribed to the NZXT newsletter got an awful surprise when a letter was released stating that NZXT was going out of business. This was an attack on their site in which hackers infiltrated the site and changed product warranties, deleted products and banners, and even sent out a newsletter stating that NZXT was going out of business.


The folks at NZXT have since booted the hackers, cleaned up the site and have assured us that NZXT is still going strong and plan to continue business as usual.

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Creative launches new wireless audio gear in Australia

By: Shane McGlaun | More News: Audio, Sound & Speakers | Posted: Jul 13, 2010 3:04 pm

Creative has announced some new wireless audio gear for Australian fans. The company has a new ZiiSound D5 wireless speaker system with Bluetooth support and more. Creative also has the new Inspire S2 Wireless 2.1 speaker system that it is launching.


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Other new gear includes the D100 wireless boom box, and the iPod BT-D5 and BT-D1 wireless transmitters. Creative also has new earphones for the Australian market with the Aurvana In-Ear 2 earphones, the HS-930i headset, and the EP-3NC headset.

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Download of the Day: Rainlendar 2.7

By: Steve Dougherty | More News: Software | Posted: Jul 13, 2010 6:12 am

Our Download of the Day today is Rainlendar 2.7.


Rainlendar is a customizable calendar that displays the current month. It is a very lightweight application that doesn't use much system resources or take much space on your desktop.


• Small and lightweight

• Different type events can have different appearence

• Supports Windows transparency

• Synchronizes events between several clients

• Localized for multiple languages

• Shows an alarm when an event is due

• Supports iCal files.

• Shows Outlook's appointments

• Includes a todo-list

• Works also as Litestep plugin

• Displays the current date in tray icon

• Can stick to the desktop (i.e. doesn't hide with Show Desktop)

• Hotkeys for quick access

• Easy skinning with an UI


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Deal of the Day: Chase Sapphire Card with No Annual Fee, 10K Bonus Points, 24/7 DEDICATED Customer Service and More

By: Steve Dougherty | More News: Business, Financial & Legal | Posted: Jul 13, 2010 5:17 am

Our Deal of the Day today is the Chase - Chase Sapphire Card with No Annual Fee, 10K Bonus Points, 24/7 DEDICATED Customer Service and More!.


Offer: Receive 10,000 bonus points with your first purchase, earn 2 times the points for airfare bookings, 10 times the points for every dollar at select merchants, premium travel protection benefits, 24 hour 7 day a week LIVE dedicated customer service advisors, unlimited amount of points that can be earned and no annual fees! This is a card for those of you who have good credit rating but have had your current non-Chase credit card do strange things with your rewards or benefits.


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Tuesday Morning Roundup

By: Steve Dougherty | More News: Roundups | Posted: Jul 13, 2010 4:27 am

The latest happenings from around the web - July 13, 2010




- NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 - Awakening of "The Hunter" @ HT4U

- Inno3D nVidia GTX 460 Video Card @ XtremeComputing

- EVGA GeForce GTX 460 768MB Superclocked DirectX 11 Video Card @ HiTechLegion

- ASUS VW266H Monitor @ Overclock3D

- Nvidia's GeForce GTX 460 graphics processor @ Tech Report

- Sparkle GeForce GTX 465 Video Card @ Techwarelabs

- MSI N460GTX Cyclone 768D5/OC Video Card @ Hardware Secrets

- NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 SLI @ Techpowerup

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Blackberry 6.0 OS preview video released

By: Don Lynn | More News: Mobile Devices | Posted: Jul 13, 2010 3:32 am

With all of the noise going on between the iPhone 4 and Android out there, RIM has been fairly quiet on the Blackberry front. Don't think they've been sitting on their heels; with their first touchscreen phone and a possible tablet in the works, RIM also has a major upgrade coming: the Blackberry 6.0 OS.




This is the second preview video they have released and is a lot cleaner than the first. Appearing to try to strike a balance between simplicity and functionality, there looks to be a lot to love in the newest offering with easy connectivity to social networking and messaging which Blackberry owners know and love. Check out the video and look forward to September when RIM hopes to roll 6.0 out.

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HTC 1 concept phone sports futuristic beauty

By: Don Lynn | More News: Mobile Devices | Posted: Jul 12, 2010 11:18 pm

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Think your EVO 4G is a beautiful phone? Andrew Kim at DesignFabulous has a concept phone he calls the HTC 1 that would put it to shame. With a machined brass casing, built in kickstand for watching shows or even using it as an alarm clock, and dual speakers this phone is definitely a beautiful idea. The HTC 1 even includes a built in UV light to kill microorganisms it may have picked up from your head or your pocket for all the clean freaks out there.


This is only a concept idea at this point so don't go looking for it, but check out the Source Link for the whole scoop and pray that HTC picks this bad boy up.

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