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uTorrent to release uTorrent Plus

The development team at uTorrent, the highly successful torrent client used for downloading files via P2P amongst other things, are set to release a new version of their program named "uTorrent Plus". It will bring with it new features ...

9 years ago

Ubisoft takes measures to kill off the used games market

On Friday Ubisoft revealed a program known as "Uplay passport" and it is designed in its entirety to protect each game to one use only. Each game will be shipped with a Serial code which can be redeemed only once, on redemption the ...

9 years ago

Google androids number 135 million

According to Google's Larry Page there are now 135 million Android devices active with 550,000 more activated daily alongside 6 billion app downloads. Google is categorizing the Android as a high consumer success alongside Google ...

9 years ago

SteelSeries WoW: Cataclysm MMO Gaming Mouse Review

Today we are taking a look at another important aspect of a gamers' arsenal. The humble mouse, while starting out as a moderately basic input device it has evolved rather significantly over the past few years. It is now the case that ...

9 years ago

Windows 8 to have similar system requirements to Windows 7

The step up in required hardware from XP to Vista was significant and the system requirements between Vista and 7 didn't really change much, in fact it is often noted that it is easier to run 7 than Vista so if anything the ...

9 years ago

X79 boards to ship next month

According to Taiwanese motherboard manufacturers Intel is planning to start shipping its high performance X79 Chipset motherboards from August. The X79 chipset motherboards will support the upcoming LGA 2011 processors which will be ...

9 years ago

Saturday Affiliate Roundup

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9 years ago

Duke Nukem Forever – 3D and Gameplay PC Review

What do you say about a sequel to a game that basically helped start the first person shooter craze? Duke Nukem is a PC sequel to a series that started in 1991, albeit 2 dimensional at the time. Duke Nukem made its transition to Duke ...

9 years ago

SAPPHIRE-AMD Rally Experience Contest (US and EU Contests)

Sapphire and AMD have teamed up for 2 different geographical contests to help bring the thrill of Dirt 3 rally racing in real life to a couple members of the Sapphire Select Club and their guests. 1 Select member for each region will ...

9 years ago

Acer announces TravelMate 8481

Acer's latest laptop the TravelMate 8481 is meant to be an ideal companion for professionals who spend a lot of time travelling. It has a fairly slim design and is extremely light while still packing in some fairly poweful components ...

9 years ago

Edge, not just a Shaving Cream…

Okay, so I have seen many things in the past 6 months, but I have not seen anything like I read today. All of you might remember me as killap4oc on the forums, or more formally as Jenna or Geneviève. However you may know me, you may ...

9 years ago

Native 64bit support for Flash Player 11

Adobe has released a beta version of flash player, version 11, for Windows, Mac and Linux operating systems. They also announced the availability of Adobe AIR 3 beta for Windows and Linux but not on Linux as Adobe is going to focus ...

9 years ago

Angry birds to hit Xbox 360 and other consoles

The developers of the successful game "Angry Birds" Rovio have announced that they are looking to spread the game to consoles. They have already worked with Microsoft to bring it to the Windows phone 7 and now they are looking to work ...

9 years ago

Zotac re-enters ATX motherboard market after a long absence

Zotac has been relatively absent from the ATX motherboard market for a very long time making only mini-ITX and mATX atom boards in recent years. However, they are coming back to the market now with a new release which will be a socket ...

9 years ago

Friday Affiliate Roundup

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9 years ago

Thermaltake adds watercooled GT Level 10 case amongst other watercooling products

Thermaltake the cooling specialists have announced the updated version of the GT level 10 case, the GT Level 10 LCS is a GT level 10 case that comes with a pre-installed watercooling solution for either novice users or those looking ...

9 years ago

ASRock Fatal1ty 990FX professional released

ASRock has unveiled the first Fatal1ty branded AMD motherboard in its history. The premium quality Fatal1ty 990FX board will obviously be based off the latest AMD 990FX chipset and will have full support for the new AM3+ Bulldozer ...

9 years ago

Intel confirms “8MB” SSD bug

Intel has officially confirmed, after a substantially amount of grumblings on the official Intel support forum, that there is an issue with a lot of Intel 320 Series solid state drives known as the "8MB" bug. The basic issue is that ...

9 years ago

Spire releases Epoxi Rev 2.0 full tower case

According to Spire this new case has been designed primarily with maximum air cooling capabilities in mind, with support for up to six 120mm fans and a fully mesh front panel to allow maximum air intake to keep components sufficiently ...

9 years ago

Kingston HyperX X2 Grey Series 4GB 1600MHz Memory Kit Review

Memory is very much of a muchness, wit the overall style the same and it all does the same job. Of course it's up to the memory manufacturer if they want to make things stand out and look a bit prettier than the competition and that's ...

9 years ago

Just another day in the office – Part #2

Well it seems that yesterday caused up quite a stir in the review community and quite rightly so, but our opinions had to be shared and there is certainly no harm in that, though others may disagree, and when we say may, we actually ...

9 years ago

ZOWIE G-TF Mousepad (Speed Version) Review

While mousepads might not be the first thing you think of when we start talking about computer accessories there are lots of gamers out there who can't live without their gaming mousepad. Technology has moved on such that the mousepad ...

9 years ago

Asus Radeon HD 6670 1GB Graphics Card Review

Cards like this belong in the low to mid-range market, and that's down to price and performance on paper, but every so often a card surprises us by offering something a little bit different. If you're a frequent reader of eTeknix, ...

9 years ago

Worldwide PC sales lower than expected

Research firms IDC and Gartner have published figures regarding PC sales worldwide, it is important to note these figures do not include the sale of tablets, androids, phones or iPads. Only Desktop PC's, Netbooks and Laptops were ...

9 years ago

DiRT 3 PC Review

For a few years now, motorsport based games have been the favourite of quite a few gamers. A few years ago CodeMasters released Colin McRae rally and the popularity of the game style quickly grew. CodeMasters relished from its ...

9 years ago

New Intel Atoms still lack USB 3.0 support

The new Intel Atom processors are impressive, (N2800) offering 2 cores @ 1.9GHz and 1 MB of cache of a TDP of 6.5W is pretty impressive. The integrated graphics also run of the same unit providing HD playback support and can support ...

9 years ago

Samsung reveals Series 6 notebook

Samsung has launched its Series 6 notebooks, which it has said offer enhanced security and durability. This is due to Samsung including features such as Intel vPro technology, giving systems administrators remote control of business ...

9 years ago

Vista being phased out

Microsoft has withdrawn official support for Windows Vista SP1 systems, to continue to get support users must upgrade to SP2 or move to Windows 7. Having only been around for 4 years Windows Vista is certainly one of the shortest ...

9 years ago

Battlefield 3 advertising expenditure to reach $50 million

According to a marketing and advertising specialist Michael Pachter Electronic Arts (EA) will spend upwards of $50 million dollars on advertising and marketing campaigns for the upcoming Battlefield 3 game. He has said that EA will ...

9 years ago

New entry level power supplies from Gigabyte

Gigabyte has released a new entry level power supply to its range of products, the line will be named the "PoweRock KX". Wattage is variant depending on the model, you have the choice of 320W, 420W and 470W designs all providing ...

9 years ago

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