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Subject: General Tech | November 17, 2006 - 03:56 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
It might sound odd with nForce and the other high powered, bling-full chipsets on the market, but have you considered a VIA based board lately? Elsewhere on the forums, a member ponders the difficult of having a dual boot machine and a virus on at least one of the OSs. In the ASUS forum, there is a thread talking about how to get a troublesome A8V Deluxe to recognize a 4th stick of RAM, and also som
Subject: General Tech | November 17, 2006 - 02:31 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
VIA Arena offers a sneak peek at Pirates of the Burning Sea, an upcoming new online RPG. Right now it is in beta, and the article contains a link to the beta-tester application form, if you are interested.
Subject: General Tech | November 17, 2006 - 02:15 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Ended up standing in the wrong line, or just didn't make it in on time? OCMODSHOP will tell you all about the PS3, it's games, and how much you should envy anyone who did get one.
Subject: General Tech | November 17, 2006 - 01:26 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
SANTA CLARA, Calif., Nov. 16, 2006
- Intel Corporation today announced that Susan Decker, chief financial
officer and executive vice president, finance and administration at
Yahoo!, has been elected to serve on Intel's board of directors. The
company also announced that John Browne, an Intel director since 1997,
is retiring from the board.
SANTA CLARA, Calif., Nov. 16, 2006
Subject: General Tech | November 17, 2006 - 01:25 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
SANTA CLARA, Calif., Nov. 16, 2006 -
Intel Corporation today announced that its board of directors has
approved a 12.5 percent increase in the quarterly cash dividend to
11.25 cents per share beginning with the dividend that will be declared
in the first quarter of 2007.
Subject: General Tech | November 16, 2006 - 12:52 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
The Tech Report has noticed that future Apples might just have AMD inside, now that they have switched to x86 architecture. It also ties in with some comments made by the head of AMD.
Ryan has also noticed something rather interesting about the new HD-DVD drive for the Xbox360.
Subject: General Tech | November 16, 2006 - 12:50 AM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Sure it's not 14 terabits asec, but it's not over fiber. Ars Technica reports on a company that managed 100Gb on exisiting 10 Gb cable already laid in the ground!
Subject: General Tech | November 15, 2006 - 04:57 PM | Ryan Shrout
Sony has said that it plans to ship 400,000 units to North America for the PS3's launch day, with between 1-1.2 million shipping by the end of calendar 2006.
Subject: General Tech | November 15, 2006 - 04:30 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — November 15, 2006 — Responding to the
growing market demand for PhysX powered games, AGEIA™ Technologies,
Inc., the pioneer in hardware-accelerated physics for games, today
introduced a limited-time 'Fall for PhysX' promotion program via key
Subject: General Tech | November 15, 2006 - 04:19 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
EVGA has brought you products that make your computer fly for years,
but now it's time to make our customers fly as well. EVGA has
partnered with Zero G to bring our customers an amazing weightless
experience. Imagine free falling 10,000 feet, without a parachute!
Zero G makes it possible by flying a plane to approximately 34,000
feet and then going into a nose dive for 10,000 feet before pulling
up. This rollercoaster effect will generate 25-30 seconds of
weightlessness on each drop.
Subject: General Tech | November 14, 2006 - 02:43 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
We've all seen what the Zune looks like, and at least a bit about the hardware inside, but TECHGAGE is the first to review the software. If iTunes helped make the iPod a winner, the Zune interface could make or break Microsoft's player.
"With the Zune being launched shortly, there's no better time than now to take a quick stroll through its native software. It's pretty, but
has a lot of functionality as well."
Here is some more Tech News from around the web:
Subject: General Tech | November 14, 2006 - 01:53 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
SANTA CLARA, Calif., Nov. 14, 2006 — Intel Corporation today kicked off the computer industry's multi-core PC era by delivering four computing 'brains' inside a single microprocessor with the introduction of the Quad-Core IntelÂ® XeonÂ® 5300 and Intel Core™ 2 Extreme quad-core processor families. These products deliver immense speed and responsiveness for general purpose servers and workstations and for digital media creation, high-end gaming and other market segments that crave absolute performance.
Subject: General Tech | November 14, 2006 - 12:12 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
If the link to a news story at The Inquirer is correct you can thank just 10 people for all the \/|@GR/\ emails that greet you every morning. All of the cries that spam will kill email and trusted email signatures and the various other ways people have tried to design to combat the problem seem out of proportion. All we need to do is find these 10 people and their zombie hordes.
Subject: General Tech | November 14, 2006 - 11:42 AM | Jeremy Hellstrom
TAMPA, Fla. - NOVEMBER 14, 2006 - At the Supercomputing 2006
show today, AMD (NYSE: AMD) introduced the world's first dedicated
stream processor designed to meet the specific hardware demands of
high-performance computing (HPC) applications.
Subject: General Tech | November 14, 2006 - 11:41 AM | Jeremy Hellstrom
AMPA, Fla. - NOVEMBER 14, 2006 - To expand industry adoption of the AMD Torrenza initiative and an open-standards approach to innovation, AMD (NYSE:AMD) announced today at Supercomputing 2006 it will be the inaugural sponsor for OpenFPGA. OpenFPGA is a non-profit consortium focused on accelerating the adoption and incorporation of reconfigurable computing solutions in high-performance and enterprise computing.
Subject: General Tech | November 13, 2006 - 03:51 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Fremont, CA (November 13, 2006) — Elitegroup Computer Systems, Inc. (ECSÂ®), the world's leading motherboard, notebook and desktop PC manufacturer, today announced the new PN2 SLI2+ Extreme motherboard based on the latest NVIDIAÂ® nForceÂ® 680i SLI™ media and communication processor (MCP).
Subject: General Tech | November 10, 2006 - 04:32 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Google Earth is a fun program to work with, but have
Subject: General Tech | November 10, 2006 - 03:26 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Slashdot links to a prognostic article which talks about the next generation of consoles. Not an easy thing to predict when not all of the current generation have been released yet.
Subject: General Tech | November 10, 2006 - 03:03 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
The Inquirer links to a bizarre parody site featuring MSFireFox Professional Edition. It's designed very well and even includes a commercial, so head over to put a little smile on your face.
"A CHEEKY web designer has unleashed a site showing what life might be like if Microsoft took over Firefox.
The mystery developer bought the web address www.msfirefox.com/ and seems to have let his or her imagination run riot
with a pseudo-Vole web page.
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