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#1168| source: Macromedia by maximum3d on Wed Dec 04 2002 
Macromedia Dreamweaver MX 6.1 Update
Dreamweaver MX version 6.1 includes performance improvements and enables collaboration with Macromedia Contribute. In addition, several outstanding issues discovered since the release of Dreamweaver MX have been addressed in this version. (download 15.5MB)
#1167| source: Xentex by maximum3d on Wed Dec 04 2002 
The Flip-Pad Voyager
The Flip-Pad Voyager is the next step in the evolution of the computer. The revolutionary quad - fold design is the ultimate convergence of the latopand desktop. The Flip-Paf's unique dual portrait displays and vast workspace combine in a portable folding form factor. This architecture allows for faster, easier multitasking, exchange information better ( rotating screen for interactive presentations), and actually enjoy our work (comfortable, stylish design). Specifications: AMD Mobile Athlon 1.2-1.6GHz, 512MB SDRAM, 40GB Disk, Video Dual 13.3" TFT, 1536 x 1024 total resolution, 16 MB video memory etc.) Bottom Line $4995.00 USD... Pricey
#1166| source: interactivemediacorp by maximum3d on Wed Dec 04 2002 
Kanguru MP3 USB player
Interactive Media Corporation today announced its ultra miniature Kanguru Micro MP3 USB player with built-in flash memory. The device supports USB1.1, weighs just 46 g and has 92x30.4x26 mm dimensions. It also features the built-in NAND memory and the 500 mA rechargeable battery (up to 6 hours of operation). Capable of resisting 1000G shock, the player can have 64Mb, 128Mb, and 256Mb capacities. It's interesting that it doesn't require drivers for Windows 2000/ME/XP, Mac OS 8.6+, Linux 2.4.0, they are necessary for Windows 98/98SE only. Besides storing and playing music, Kanguru Micro MP3 can also be used as a usual flash trinket. 64Mb Kanguru Micro MP3 costs $99.95, 128Mb and 256Mb versions - $139.95 and $199.95, respectively.
#1165| source: arstechnica by maximum3d on Wed Dec 04 2002 
Understanding the Microprocessor
Very cool article
#1164| source: ATI by maximum3d on Wed Dec 04 2002 
ATI announced the new ALL-IN-WONDER VE, now shipping to retail outlets across North America. ATI's newest value multimedia video card, ALL-IN-WONDER VE, is available for USD$129.00 and complements the ALL-IN-WONDER 9700 PRO at USD$449.00, the ALL-IN-WONDERR RADEONt 8500DV at USD$199 and the value-priced ALL-IN-WONDERR RADEONt 7500 at USD$149.
#1163| source: ABIT by maximum3d on Wed Dec 04 2002 
ABIT AMD 333 Contest
ABIT is proud to announce the ABIT AMD 333 Contest! From December 2nd to December 22, 2002, we're giving away 3 ABIT AMD motherboards, 3 Siluro VGA cards, and 3 AMD Athlon XP 2700+ CPUs with 333FSB support every week for (3) three weeks!
#1162| source: tweaktown by maximum3d on Tue Dec 03 2002 
System Optimization Guide for Gamers
If you're already thinking "Why should I bother going through this guide, I just want my game to run faster man!" then you've missed the point. A lot of gaming problems are actually nothing to do with the game itself. In most cases it's a general system optimization issue of some sort. Do yourself a favour, take a few minutes of your life and read the following and I promise you'll find something of use which should have you gaming at full speed ASAP.
#1161| source: Zoom Player by maximum3d on Tue Dec 03 2002 
Zoom Player 3.0 Beta 2
Zoom Player is a robust Media and DVD Front-End Player. It was designed to be simple at first glance while being remarkably dynamic and flexible when used to its full potential. Zoom Player works in two modes. A Media mode which can play any file supported by DirectShow (any file which plays in MediaPlayer) and a DVD mode which uses pre-installed DirectShow DVD filters to play DVD content.
#1160| source: by maximum3d on Tue Dec 03 2002 
Linux: Benchmarking 2.4 vs 2.5, UP vs SMP
The good doctor Con Kolivas recently posted some interesting kernel benchmarks generated with his contest benchmarking tool. Using resources provided by the OSDL, Con compared 2.4.19, 2.4.20, 2.5.49 and 2.5.50, each with a single processor enabled and with dual processors enabled.
#1159| source: warp2search by maximum3d on Tue Dec 03 2002 
Creative Introduces New 2.1 Speaker System
The system is called I-Trigue 2.1 3300. This unique subwoofer speaker system features two premium speakers, each with three Titanium drivers to deliver better sonic accuracy and clarity than other speakers designed with Aluminum drivers. Its powerful wood subwoofer incorporates a 6.5" long-throw driver with a dual flared port tube for clean and natural sound. What's more, its wired remote control comes with an output jack for personal listening with your headphones.

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