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   Thursday, July 24, 2014  

  1. ExtremeTech - Verizon caught throttling Netflix traffic even after its pays for more bandwidth (7-20-2014)
  2. Harm's Tweakers Page/Video Codecs - Distribution Codecs and Codecs for Editing (11-24-2013)
  3. Premiere Pro Benchmark (PPBM6) - Tweakers Page - What video card to use?
  4. EVGA - Articles - EVGA Power Supply Buyer's Guide (7-20-2014)
  5. TweakTown Video Cards -
    1. TweakTown - NVIDIA to release GeForce GTX 880 in Q4 2014, based on 28nm process (7-18-2014)
    2. TweakTown - AMD rumored to have 1GHz core clock on the next-gen Radeon R9 390X (7-16-2014)
    3. TweakTown - NVIDIA rumored to be preparing the GeForce GTX TITAN II for early 2015 (7-12-2014)
  6. TechHive - Customer's call shows that Comcast must change; will company listen or hang up (7-18-2014)
  7. PCMag.com - Buying Guide CPUs & Graphics Cards (7-17-2014)
  8. GPU Benchmarks - FurryBall - Incredibly fast GPU render Ray Trace in FuryBall
  9. PassMark Software - Video Card Benchmarks - High End Video Cards
  10. TechHive - Slingbox M1 review Place-shift TV with minimal hassle (7-15-2014)
  11. TechHive - Hands on with the Tablo DVR Over-the-air TV to go (4-4-2014)
  12. TabloTV - Broadcast TV DVR - Unleash your HDTV with Tablo (7-15-2014)
  13. tomsHardware.com - Is This What The Windows Start Menu Will Look Like (7-15-2014)
  14. WDC - Ultrastar He6 HGST Storage 6TB Helium HD Available!
  15. SharewareOnSale - UnHackMe with free lifetime updates (50% discount) Daily giveaways and discounts
    1. UnHackMe
  16. HEXUS.net - Windows Start Menu spotted in alleged leak - Software - News (7-14-2014)
  17. Jetable.org - Email forwarding, Anti Spam Solution -
  18. entouch.net - Gigabit Internet in select Houston Neighborhoods! (7-11-2014)
  19. CME-Thomson Reuters to run the silver fix— reports MINING.com - After 117 years, Silver price fixing is about to change as of August, 14, 2014! How will this affect prices of Electronics? (7-8-2014)
  20. Western Digital Hard Drives - The Power of Choice - WD Blue, WD Green, WD Black, WD Red, WD Purple
  21. RedShark News - 4K TV confirmed as 10bit (7-8-2014)
  22. MINING.com - Gold industry admits fix must be fixed (7-7-2014)
  23. Digital Spy - 4K TV channels now a reality, new broadcasting standard approved - Tech News (7-7-2014)
  24. RedShark News - Is 4K twice or four times as good as HD (4-30-2014)
  25. Amazon.com - Streaming Media Players - Amazon Fire TV - HDMI + TOSLINK (4-8-2014)
    1. Amazon Fire TV – Streaming Media Player – Shop Now
  26. RedShark News - Jaws drop, Earth stops spinning. Blackmagic's astonishing new 4K modular camera (4-8-2014)
  27. Videomaker.com - Editing in 4K Minimum System Requirements (4-4-2014)
  28. From David Crook... UltraHDtv.net - Sharp Announces Universal Player and Wireless Bridge at CES 2014 - Best of CES 2014 Awards "Sharp Universal Player (SD-WH1000U) is the first Sharp component to transmit uncompressed sound at 24-bit/96kHz and video at Full HD (1080p) — wirelessly... The player can handle SACD and CDs, Blu-ray discs and DVDs and offers 3 HDMI inputs, 2 USB ports and an internet connection to bring a wealth of online and portable device options to the consumer." (1-10-2014)
  29. Sony US - 4K Camcorder with 1" sensor - FDRAX100-B Review (1-9-2014)
    • XAVC-S, AVCHD and MP4 codecs

    • Capture 4K/30p video that far exceeds HD resolution

    • HDMI(micro) Cable
    • USB Connection Support Cable
  30. HEXUS.net - AMD Mantle boosts Battlefield 4 performance by 45 per cent - Graphics - News Read on... "AMD FreeSync" (1-9-2014)
  31. The Tech Report - Nvidia responds to AMD's ''free sync'' demo (1-8-2014)
  32. Techgage - CES 2014 AMD Demos G-Sync Alternative “FreeSync” at CES; NVIDIA Quickly Discredits It (1-8-2014)
  33. Foxit Blog - How The Adobe Breach Might Affect You (1-7-2014)
  34. CNET News - Western Digital enlists helium for 6TB energy-efficient drives Business Tech (11-4-2013)
  35. Eliminate frame rate stuttering and screen tearing: Adaptive VSync GeForce 
    1. Adaptive VSync Supported GPUs GeForce - Video card Technology to prevent Screen Tear
    2. G-SYNC GeForce - Monitor Technology to prevent Screen Tear
    3. PhysX FAQ NVIDIA
  36. Aereo is Coming to Houston, Texas! Frequently Asked Questions Aereo - Watch Live TV Online... For a Monthly Fee (9-17-2013)
  37. Sony Shop - 4K Ultra HD TV XBR X900A 4K Resolution TRILUMINOS LED UHDTVs Sony Store - Your 4K Questions (9-17-2013)
  38. Intel Experience Tour 2013 (9-16-2013)
  39. Sony Smartphone Attachable Lens-Style Camera Cameras Sony USA (9-15-2013)
  40. LifeHacker.com - How to Choose the Fastest, Cheapest, and Most Reliable Mobile Hotspot to Stay Connected Everywhere You Go (9-14-2013)
  41. Antenna, Satelite or Cable... Plus... Internet TV & Movie Streaming Options - 720p HD or 1080p HD!!!
    1. Which Service is right for you? DigitalTrends.com - Netflix Instant vs. Hulu Plus vs. Amazon Instant Video Digital Trends: 720p HD
    2. Services: VUDU - Rent, buy & watch HD movies and TV shows on-demand: 1080p HD
    3. Service: Watch Fox News Channel and Fox Business Network Online FoxNews.com
    4. Device / Service: Google Chromecast
    5. Devices / Service: Roku Streaming Player(s)
    6. Devices / Service: TiVo Premiere much more than a DVR - TiVo
    7. Devices / Service: SiliconDust SiliconDust – HDHomeRun - Watch TV Anywhere on your Network!
  42. ASUS 4K Monitor: PQ321Q - Monitors & Projectors - ASUS
  43. Two new 8 Core FX-Series CPU's from AMD - FX-8350 4.0GHz & FX-8320 3.5GHz featuring new AMD FX Processor architecture (codenamed “Piledriver”). (10-23-2012)

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