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Download of the Day: Cloud Antivirus 1.3.0

By: Steve Dougherty | Software | Posted: Nov 1, 2010 @ 2:24 CDT

Our Download of the Day today is Cloud Antivirus 1.3.0.

Panda Cloud Antivirus protects you while you browse, play or work and you won't even notice it. It is extremely light as all the work is done in the cloud.

Panda Cloud Antivirus provides you with the fastest protection against the newest viruses thanks to its cloud-scanning from PandaLabs' servers.

Panda Cloud Antivirus is truly install and forget. Don't worry about updates, configuration or complicated decisions ever again.


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Deal of the Day: Dell Vostro 1015 and 1014 Laptops for $478 plus Just $8 Shipping

By: Steve Dougherty | Laptops | Posted: Nov 1, 2010 @ 1:54 CDT

Our Deal of the Day today is the Dell Small Business - Dell Vostro 1015 and 1014 Laptops for $478 plus Just $8 Shipping!.

Offer: Two laptop choices at just $478 plus $8 shipping. They each include a 2.1Ghz Intel Core 2 Duo T6570 w/VT, 2GB DDR2 SDRAM, 160GB HD, DVD+/-RW DL, 802.11b/g/n wireless, 2MP webcam, Windows 7 Home Premium, 15-month antivirus, and a 1 year warranty.


Check our TweakTown Daily Deals page for more tech bargains!

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The Facebook phone - is it finally coming out?

By: Anthony Garreffa | Mobile Devices | Posted: Nov 1, 2010 @ 1:36 CDT

It has been a long-standing rumor - a Facebook branded phone... well, Facebook has invited press to it's Palo Alto HQ in the US on Wednesday to supposedly unveil some big mobile news. Speculation on this, is of course Facebook will finally release a Facebook-branded smartphone.


Even some previously top of the mountain mobile King's like Nokia and Sony Ericsson are struggling to keep customers, or release something that stays in the headlines like Apple, Google or Microsoft and their respective phones, or mobile OS's - Facebook is a name big enough in the world to actually do this.

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Intel's X25-M G3 SSD has been spotted, tested

By: Anthony Garreffa | Storage | Posted: Nov 1, 2010 @ 1:23 CDT

Intel's new G3 SSD has been spotted - amongst the newer, younger SandForce-based SSD's - it's getting harder to know "which one is best".


Intel didn't take long to punch back, it has polished it's X25 SSD and shrunk it to 25nm as a follow-up to it's G2 release, touted as the "Postville Refresh". Strangely - the G3 part was pouched from an eBay equivalent in China - someone has of course purchased it and ran benchmarks on it.

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Thecus introduce a new NAS, the N4200Eco NAS Server

By: Anthony Garreffa | Networking | Posted: Nov 1, 2010 @ 1:00 CDT

For fans of a NAS server - if you haven't used one, you really should - 18 months with one myself and I'll never, ever go back, this will be something you will like to read.


Today, Thecus pulled the veil back on their new 4-bay NAS, the Thecus N4200Eco NAS Server which promises to deliver next-generation performance and functionality.

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Monday Morning Roundup for November 1, 2010

By: Steve Dougherty | Roundups | Posted: Nov 1, 2010 @ 0:41 CDT

The latest happenings from around the web - November 1st, 2010


- Laptop Buying Guide: Q4/2010 @ Techspot

- Meet Nvidia ION2 Platform: Zotac ZBOX HD-ID11 Nettop @ XBit Labs


- Mach Xtreme Armor 2133 CL9 @ XSReviews

- Avexir Standard Series 12GB (3 x 4GB) DDR3 1600 C9 @ Reviewstash


- Inno3D GT 430 @ CDRInfo

- XFX Radeon HD 6850 @ UltimateHardware

- Quick take: 6850 and GTX 460 overclocking @ Tech Report

- AMD Comments on Graphics Chips Market in Q3 2010 @ XBit Labs

- NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580 rumors discussed in detail @ PC Perspective

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Logitech look up at the sun, look back down and a Solar keyboard is born

By: Anthony Garreffa | Peripherals | Posted: Oct 31, 2010 @ 23:39 CDT

Logitech are going where no [wo]man have gone before... Solar powered keyboard territory.


In the land of practicality - this might be useful, but here we go: It's an ultra-slim 1/3-inch profile, with a full slate of laptop-style chiclet keys, the Logitech Wireless Solar Keyboard K750 has ambient light solar panels install on the top of either side, which means you should never have to plug it in for charge - interesting.

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ACCC are after MSY's blood

By: Anthony Garreffa | Business, Financial & Legal | Posted: Oct 31, 2010 @ 23:03 CDT

The ACCC is doing a fair bit in Australia lately - they have just launched court proceedings against Australia's major tech reseller, MSY Technology - the ACCC are alleging that MSY have engaged in false or misleading warranty representations.


According to a statement made by the ACCC, MSY have made false statements about their warranty in pamphlets, notices, price lists and promotional materials as well as their customers receipts.

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Google: Street View cars are no longer - in Australia

By: Anthony Garreffa | GPS & Location | Posted: Oct 31, 2010 @ 20:38 CDT

Google has confirmed that it's Street View program has stopped operations in Australia - in the wake of it's Wi-Fi data collection controversy earlier in the year.


Google revealed the news at a Senate inquiry into the practice of protecting the privacy of Australians online - with Google admitting it had indeed "mistakenly" collected data from home networks via it's Street View cars - noting that private emails, web addresses and even passwords were among the data collected.

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Twitter user base expands by 30 million users in the past 2 months.

By: Anthony Garreffa | Social Networking | Posted: Oct 31, 2010 @ 19:22 CDT

Wow. In September, Twitter had 145 million registered users - as of this month it has expanded out to 175 million registered users, an increase of 30 million in just 2 months - not to count, it has added a total of 70 million users since April.


It's impressive - considering Twitter had 58 million users in 2009 and 503, 000 users in 2007 - the growth is great. Twitter could be celebrating New Years with 200 million users.

Where's this growth coming from?

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