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Interesting times to be shopping around for a processor, but what about a new cooler to go with it? This unassuming little work of art is the copper special edition of the NOFAN CR-95C, which is rated to cool CPUs of up to 100W TDP without the need for a fan. Judging from all the Intel and AMD lea...

April 23rd 2012 at 11:36am 0 Comments
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We've covered apps that help you focus by masking other windows in the background in the past. Quiet is another app that will blank out distractions and help you stick to the task at hand. You can configure keyboard shortcuts or use the drop-down menu from the menu bar icon to enter and ex...

June 22nd 2011 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Having a gadget encased in ice is always a cool stunt (pun intended), but Fractal took one step further by using blocks of ice cut out of a Swedish river, and then have them shipped all the way to Computex in Taiwan. Apparently that's how Scandinavians roll. As for the actual products, frequent d...

June 2nd 2011 at 1:31pm 0 Comments
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Special forces can leave no trace and make no sound, but Samsung's Tango Stealth vacuum does them one better: not only is it quiet but it picks up the traces others have left. It's the latest in a long line of robo-vacs from the company and it's the quietest, making just 50db of noise while dutiful...

February 16th 2011 at 8:01pm 0 Comments
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Brace yourselves, we're about to ask you to make an impossibly difficult choice: Would you rather your entertainment center contain a 360 that's louder than a jet engine full of marbles, or a 360 with a unique visual aesthetic that makes it resemble a baby's coffin? Admittedly, neither are terribly...

February 13th 2009 at 12:58pm 0 Comments
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Just when you thought nothing else on this planet could ever earn THX certification, here comes Serious Materials to prove you wrong. The image you are inevitably peering at above is the world's first THX-certified soundproof door, the QuietHome. Boasting an STC rating of 51 in a 2.25-inch thick do...

September 3rd 2008 at 3:50am 0 Comments
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Those not exactly thrilled with the noise levels produced by the Xbox 360 + HD DVD drive combo will likely adore Asus' latest, as it gives HTPC builders an uber-quiet alternative to playing back HD DVDs without having to replace one's rig or purchase a standalone player. The "world's quietest" HR-0...

October 31st 2007 at 7:03pm 0 Comments