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HD DVD 2.0 Firmware Ready For Release

HD DVD 2.0

HD DVD firmware is scheduled to be moving to version 2.0 sometime today. If you have your HD DVD player connected to the Internet, be prepared for the automatic download that will bring you support f or 24-bit/96kHz discrete audio with TrueHD 5.1 sound, something that Blu-Ray players still lack. We must say, we are impressed with the speed at which features are being added to the …

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Garmin nuvi 660 GPS Gets FCC Approval

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: GPS, Transportation

Nuvi 660Hinging on what must be a successful nuvi 360 launch, Garmin looks to be gearing up for the holiday release of the nuvi 660. The 660 just received FCC approval, which gives Garmin the go-ahead to start pumping these things out. Some of the new features cited for this one include a 4.3-inch display, GTM20 and GTM21 functionality (to help with driving during heavy …

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Bleeding Edge Byte 025: Melting Hard Drives With Thermite

We know many people who are wary of discarding their old hard drives, especially after the drives have died without offering the option to reformat. We know people who have opened them up and scratched up the platters manually, and others who just have a drawer full a bunch of drives. At Gear Live’s Seattle Mind Camp, Pablos of the Shmoo Group asked everyone to bring their old hard drives so that we could give them …

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Optimus Mini Three Has Arrived

Optimus Mini Three

It seems like we have waited for both the Optimus OLED Keyboard and the Optimus Mini Three for an eternity. The good news, however, is that the Mini Three has finally arrived, and ThinkGeek will soon be selling those bad boys. In fact, they got one in early, and took a few unboxing images to show the three-keyed device off. The OLED keys look great, but they …

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