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Archive for January 16th, 2021

Hidden flight simulator found in Google Earth – shhhhh

Apparently, an embedded flight simulator can be found in Google Earth, providing you have a copy of Google Sky installed. As Marco Gallotta reports, users have the choice of an F16 or SR22 aircraft. While the controls seem tricky, the views would be great.

Apple plan on refreshing iPod line-up, soon

According to sources cited by DigiTimes, Apple plan on updating their current iPod Nano, Video and Shuffle. Expected to be announced during a press conference on September 5th, the new Video unit will feature a touch screen, wi-fi and an iPhone like interface.

Free “ad-supported” Far Cry available

Ubisoft have released three of their best known games free for download. As always there is a catch - FarCry, Prince of Persia: Sands of Time and Rayman Raving Rabbids are "ad-supported". Whether there's ad's all over the game or just on the menus remains to be seen...

Diamond preparing 2GB VFX 2000 graphics card

Diamond are well known for cramming as much memory onto each board possible, and today they've lived up to their name. Based on the HD 2900XT, Diamond's workstation oriented VFX 2000 board will feature 2GB of GDDR4 memory. Unfortunately, speeds are still unknown.

Asus P5E3 Deluxe X38 board pixelized

VR-Zone have published a nice little photo gallery of Asus's upcoming board sporting Intel's flagship X38 chipset, the P5E3 Deluxe. Set to impress, the six photos show the new board from angles we've never seen before. Expect it to hit retail later this month.

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