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Tuesday Morning (11 Comments) (link)
 Tuesday, 13-September-2011  01:00:28 (GMT +10) - by Agg

A few people sent in this Mouse Without Borders tool from MS. In a nutshell, it allows you to reach across your PC's as if they were part of one single desktop. I have two PCs on my desk at work connected to 3 LCD screens and using Mouse Without Borders I can move my mouse between the 3 screens, even though one of them is attached to a different PC from the other two. Sounds like Synergy but only for Windows PCs.

PC Perspective has some info about the recent Bulldozer First Release. Bulldozer is the future of AMD, and they had better get it right in pretty short order. As we saw with the original Phenom, they can struggle through some teething issues and still come out intact (though battered and bruised). The rumors of lower than expected performance, issues with TDP and certain steppings, as well as GLOBALFOUNDRIES’ low yields have all cast a grim shadow over Bulldozer. Meanwhile Geek.com reckon the 8-core 3.6GHz will be only USD $266.

Here's a very geeky marriage proposal. I met the love of my life, Mara Tuchman at college. We were both Electrical Engineering students with many classes together. We were friends for many years before becoming more and I wouldn’t have had it any other way. But I’ll skip the sappy story of how we started dating for some other time. This is how I asked her to marry me.

Tech Report consider multi-GPU game benchmarking. What the data showed proved to be really quite enlightening—and perhaps a bit scary, since it threatens to upend some of our conclusions in past reviews. Still, I think the results are very much worth sharing. In fact, they may change the way you think about video game benchmarking.

Apple have won a permanent ban in Germany against sales of Samsung's Galaxy Tab. Samsung must not sell the Galaxy Tab 10.1 in Germany because it looks too much like Apple's iPad 2, the district court in Düsseldorf ruled on Friday. In addition, Samsung Germany may not sell the device in any other European Union country, although other Samsung divisions may sell into those countries, a spokesman at the court said.

XbitLabs have seven SSDs compared on an SF-2281 controller. We tested seven high-speed solid state drives built on second generation SandForce controller that support SATA 6 Gbps. Please welcome our heroes: Corsair Force 3, Corsair Force GT, Kingston HyperX, OCZ Agility 3, OCZ Vertex 3 Max IOPS, Patriot Pyro and Patriot Wildfire.



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