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Thursday Afternoon (1 Comments) (link)
 Thursday, 19-June-2008  15:39:28 (GMT +10) - by DiGiTaL MoNkEY

Keeping with its monthly release schedule, AMD/ATI have released their Catalyst 8.6 software suite for Windows and Linux. It comes with the usual list of bug fixes and performance enhancements, including better performance in games like Call Of Duty 4, Call of Juarez, Company of Heroes and more. Discussion on Forum.

Folding@Home's GPU client for Nvidia based cards, has been officially released. You can find a big FAQ here on Stanford's site as well as details where to download. If you have any questions or problems check this thread for details, or this "How-To Guide" made by forum member synmnky. Go team 24!!

Guru3D get busy with Nvidia's GeForce GTX 280 1GB, this time comparing single, dual and triple SLI configuration. So pretty much today we'll place two cards together in SLI, and then do everything over again with three cards (3-way SLI). What we'll do today is keep it clean and simple, first a little quick intro to SLI gaming and installation.

Skype has just launched version 4.0 beta and the company has been busy overhauling just about every feature of the software. The interface has been updated; the video call feature has been improved, as well as many other little tweaks. You can grab the beta here.

I recently stumbled upon this interesting plug-in for Gmail, called Xoopit. It is currently in beta stage, but looks very promising. Xoopit index’s every attachment as well as every link to photos and videos from sites like YouTube Flickr, shutterfly, Kodak, Picasa, and allows you to easily search for and find any picture or video and view it from directly inside Gmail.

Vr-Zone have coverage from the annual CommunicAsia Exhibition, which is the region's premier Infocomm Technology event held in Singapore. We've stormed the grounds and brought you coverage on the latest phones by Sony Ericsson, Samsung, LG, Garmin & NTTDocomo, not forgetting the babes on display as well!

RegHardware compare some AMD Phenom X3 and X4 processors in a CPU shoot-out. There's no question, AMD's Phenom's cut the mustard. But they do they offer any major advantage over Intel? We find out!

Overclock Intelligence Agency published an AMD Phenom Overclocking guide. So if you're finally thinking about taking the K10 plunge, or you are looking to get a little more out of your Phenom processor, this guide was written with you in mind.

X-Bit Labs review the CoolIT PURE, a compact CPU liquid cooling system. While FutureLooks review CoolIT’s Dual Drive Bay VGA cooler for Nvidia 8800 Series video cards.

Mackieaus sends in this link, for those avionics fans amongst us! That allows you a 360-degree view inside the cockpit of an Airbus A380.

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