Does the Intel i7 9700K have Hyper-Threading & what is it?

October 23, 2019
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Hyper-Threading is a patented technology from the house of Intel, brought into the market in 2002 with the Pentium 4 processor. In this architecture of the processor, a single microprocessor is made to act like two discrete processors logically.  It is a fact that most of the computer programs don’t make 100% utilization of the […]

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The NetBook is dead and soon gone!

January 2, 2013

As of January 2013, Asus and Acer will no longer be making netbooks. Asus launched the first netbook, Eee PC, back in 2007, but now it’s over. Asus did try to revive the netbook market last year with its Eee PC 1024 Flare Series with Intel Atom processor, which was able to boot from sleep-mode […]

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Ultrabooks: The Times They Are a-Changin’

October 4, 2012

If you look at the current crop of Ultrabooks on the market they all feature the uncanny resemblance of a normal laptop only thinner and shinier. In fact, you would not be punished for mistaking an Ultrabook for a regular laptop from afar, and this is one of the contributing factors as to why their […]

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Improving the performance of computing with GPU accelerated storage servers

September 25, 2012

Summary: A GPU, graphic processing unit, adds a power-up to servers needing a boost. Cost-effective and easily addable, a server with GPU improves server system efficiency, performance, and security capabilities. GPU accelerated servers are particularly excellent for servers used in critical, high-intense computer processing environments, such as engineering and visualization purposes. Storage servers with enhanced […]

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Three Ultrabooks which you should look out for

August 14, 2012

If you are a consumer and have been shopping around for a laptop as of late, then you will have come across a range of next-generation Ultra-thin laptops called ‘Ultrabooks’. An Ultrabook is a name given to a laptop which meets certain Intel specified hardware requirements. These include that machines with the Ultrabook bearing brand […]

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CISPA – The Latest Internet Enemy #1 from USA

April 9, 2012

The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) is quickly becoming “the new SOPA/PIPA”, though it’s not exactly the same, it does open for some of the same worries as SOPA and PIPA did. If you want to read the full text of the bill, you can do that here, or scroll to the bottom […]

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World of Tab meets photographer Fatsarazzi – Samsung Galaxy Tab

September 5, 2011

The Samsung Galaxy Tab has arrived and will be launched in stores all across the UK this month.  With this, Samsung has launched the “World of Tab” at where you can find videos on unboxing, reviews, and personal stories.  You can also view their Facebook account at In one of the videos (view […]

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Apple reveals new MacBook Pro’s with Sandy Bridge, AMD graphics and Thunderbolt I/O

February 24, 2011

Surprise, surprise. As if the world didn’t already knew that Apple was going to release Sandy Bridge MacBook Pro’s in the near future – well, the near future has arrived, because today the Apple Store was updated with new MacBook Pro models. All of them with the new Intel Sandy Bridge Core i5 and i7 […]

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Product Updates & News From Apple: Magic Trackpad, iMac, Mac Pro, Battery Charger

July 27, 2010

Apple has updated their Apple Stores today by presenting two brand new products and a few updates to existing products: 1) Magic Trackpad The most exciting new product, without doubt. This takes your laptop trackpad, blows it up bigger and separates it from the computer. It’s like a mouse pad – but without the mouse. […]

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Intel Shows New Notebook Concept With Four Displays

September 22, 2009

I bet you didn’t think notebooks would ever look like this when you got your first laptop back in the 90’s, but Intel just showed a new concept they call Activedash which comes with four displays; A normal, big, display and three touch sensitive displays just above the keyboard. The three touch screens works just […]

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