This Week in Geek: Hacking Your Wii, New AMD Chips, ATI Cards, and Core i7 Rumors

What's the buzz, aside from Google Buzz? Here are some hardware stories that made news this past week.

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"Unhackable" Infineon Chip Physically Cracked

An experimenter using acid and an electron microscope has physically compromised a secure chip used for preserving secrets on PCs and protecting Microsoft technology on the Xbox.

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Droid Hack Lets You Plug Peripherals Into Your Phone

Plug USB devices into your Motorola Droid without rooting your phone via this slick hardware hack

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ATI Introduces Affordable Radeon HD 5450

ATI's new Radeon HD 5450 comes with DirectX 11 support, costs only $60, and looks like an Onion Blossom from the Chili's menu.

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Upcoming Fujifilm Printer Brings 3D Home

Fujifilm's upcoming 3D photo printers will bring a new dimension to your photography.

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Want Root on Your Palm Pre? Enter the Konami Code

Developer mode made accessible by the Konami sequence, but it doesn't give your Pre extra lives

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Extreme Overclocking: Getting Your Celeron to Run at 8.20 GHz

A modder managed to get a Celeron to run at 8.20 GHz and set a world record without it bursting into flames.

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This Week in Geek: 3D HDTV, Music Gadgetry, and A Bright Networking Idea

We recap some of the hottest GeekTech topics from the past week.

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You Too Can Experience HTML5 on YouTube

Experimental video player now available on YouTube for as an alternative to Flash

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The Mythical Apple Tablet: Rounding Up the Rumors

Apple has announced a media event next week, and the tablet is on everyone's minds. We try to make some sense of all the rumors.

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ATI Cards So Easy to Install That a Monkey Could Do It?

AMD's tech monkey demonstrates how easy it is to install new ATI graphics cards.

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Hot New Fermi Chips from Nvidia Rumored to Appear in March

Nvidia plans on releasing its Fermi chips in March, which are literally hotter (temperature-wise) than anything currently on the market

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