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USB Hack – How to Make a CPU/Hard drive/Memory/Network Monitoring Device!

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For those of you running highly-intensive game servers or even web servers, here’s a really interesting device that will let you monitor CPU, hard drive, memory, and network usage through an analog meter. Of course, I don’t think it would be too hard to add a digital LCD instead, probably even more accurate that way.

This is a fantastic project for anyone who wants to build one, there’s free C# code and schematics provided.

The USB Performance monitor is a

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iMac DIY – How to install/Replace the Memory in your iMac!

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Apple has just posted a DIY instruction on how to install/replace the memory in your iMac.  It’s relatively easy as the memory modules are situated on the bottom of the iMac.

Below images should suffice most experienced DIYers out there, a piece of cake.

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Memory Hack – How to Hack Encryption Keys by Freezing Memory!

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Here’s a nice example of how hackers can easily freeze memory of the computer to retrieve the encryption key.

Abstract Contrary to popular assumption, DRAMs used in most modern computers retain their contents for seconds to minutes after power is lost, even at operating temperatures and even if removed from a motherboard. Although DRAMs become less reliable when they are not refreshed, they are not immediately erased, and their contents persist sufficiently for malicious (or forensic) acquisi

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Dell’s New Laptop will feature a Quad-core Processor with 16GB of Memory!

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While this might not seem like big news, gamers will love the fact that Dell’s new laptop will feature a Quad-core Processor with 16GB of memory.

This new Dell Precision laptop will be available later t

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Plankton “Hammer-that-Nail” USB Flash Drive!

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Here’s a new type of USB Flash drive that’s going to make you laugh and feel secure at the same time.  It’s a Nail USB flash drive that looks like a big nail stuck in your computer like this:

This is the first product from plankton, a new design company based in the Netherlands. The USB stick is made of polyurethane and iron and has a 1 GB memory capacity.

Now, just don’t get this Nail USB Flash Drive with the

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Microdia 64GB CompactFlash Card!

Microdia 64GB CompactFlash Card!

CompactFlash, 64GB!!??!!

BRISBANE: Flash memory company, Microdia, launched its new business in Australia with a world-first 64 GB compact flash card shown first at PMA — the Microdia XTRA ELITE CF card has a 45 MBS data transfer rate and can store up to a claimed 19,000 photos.

Microdia founder and CEO, Louis Leung, said that it specifically chose the PMA expo in Australia to launch the new card as a demonstration of the company’s commitment to the local market as well as a showcase of its credentials.

“We have only bee

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World’s First x3 32Gb Flash Memory NAND by Hynix Semiconductor!

World's First x3 32Gb Flash Memory NAND by Hynix Semiconductor!

I almost worked for Hynix, a semiconductor company in Korea, but their job descriptions were all boring and you had to work in the rural part of Korea. Mind you, I love big cities, I hate suburban areas, just my personality type.  I stuck out in the busiest part of Seoul and lived a block away from like 100 bars, 20 nightclubs, and etc…etc…   Yes, it was a lot of fun, I got hideously drunk and did get to poke around some stuff…  Okay, maybe this is too much personal information, just go take a bong rip and you can forget what I just

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