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Liquid Metal Could Transform Computer Memory

Researchers in China have found a way to make flexible computer memory using liquid metal. It could one day revolutionize the physical design of computer devices. Anyone who has handled either internal computer RAM or a flash memory device will know ... that bending them even slightly would not end well. That's partly because the electronics is housed on often-brittle plastics, but partly because those electronics need to be flat and inflexible themselves. In very simple terms, RAM uses flat, two-dimensional electronic grids. Each point where a horizontal and vertical line crosses is a cell that ... (view more)

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'Vmware Esxi Bare Metal Hypervisor', and 'Harden-It'

Vmware Esxi Bare Metal Hypervisor VMware ESXi is the easiest way to get started with virtualization and it's free! Consolidate your applications onto fewer servers and start saving money through reduced hardware, power, cooling and administration ... costs. VMware ESXi has been optimized and tested to run even your most resource intensive applications and databases with minimal performance overhead. Harden-It Harden-It is a network and system hardening tool for Windows. By hardening the IP stack, your network can sustain or completely thwart various sophisticated network ... (view more)

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'Shocking' Tale of the Apple iPod

Let's face it, up until this point the Apple iPod has been the golden boy of modern electronics. By comparison, everything else in the tech realm seems to fall apart: Xbox 360s overheat, laptop batteries catch fire, and everyone hates Windows Vista. ... Well, Apple's no longer safe, and neither are the iPod's users. At least, that's the case if they decide to listen to their tunes during a lightning storm. The warning comes from north of the border, where a Vancouver, British Columbia doctor has launched a crusade to keep MP3 fans safe from Mother Nature. Dr. Eric Heffernan has found that digital ... (view more)

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