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Subject: General Tech | November 22, 2006 - 12:25 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
The hype surrounding Gears of War seems a little less than that which surrounded Daikatana and hints of a new Duke Nukem release, but not by much. At least it made it to stores, which means Ars Technica has a chance to review it.
Subject: General Tech | November 22, 2006 - 12:08 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
There is a new login and password vulnerability in both Firefox 2 and IE7. Not quite a phishing attack, nor a full web page spoof, it can nonetheless capture entered user data. Read more at this story on CNET.
Don't feel too singled out though, as there is also a 0-day exploit for Mac OS X floating out there too!
Subject: General Tech | November 21, 2006 - 05:06 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Microsoft has been making mice for a while, but they do not tend to aim for gamers. This changes with Habu, a mouse designed by both Microsoft and Razer. As you might expect, 2000DPI and on the fly sensitivity change is included, but the LEDs are a nice touch. You can read more about this collaboration at I4U.
Subject: General Tech | November 21, 2006 - 02:24 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
AUSTIN, Texas — Nov. 21, 2006 — Bigfoot
Networks, Inc., a research and development company announced the first Flexible
Network Architecture (FNA.TM) application for the Killer™ Network
Interface Card (NIC) to help make online gaming safer and more secure.
Subject: General Tech | November 21, 2006 - 01:38 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
SANTA CLARA, CAâ€”NOVEMBER 21, 2006â€”NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) today announced a revolutionary new shopping experience for gamersâ€”the NVIDIAÂ® SLI™ Marketplace. Located at www.slizone.com/marketplace, the NVIDIA SLI Marketplace will allow consumers in the United States to:
Subject: General Tech | November 21, 2006 - 12:08 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Ars Technica expands on AMD's Fusion, the united GPU/CPU we hope to see sometime before 2010. They also look at companies that have tried this in the past, as well as a quick look at what Intel may do to unite the 2 processors.
Subject: General Tech | November 21, 2006 - 11:45 AM | Jeremy Hellstrom
SUNNYVALE, CALIF.-NOV. 21, 2006-AMD (NYSE: AMD) today congratulates Nintendo on the successful launch of the revolutionary Wii(tm) video gaming console. The AMD "Hollywood" graphics processor resulted in Nintendo delivering a brand new level of immersive gameplay and interaction for consumers in North America.
Subject: General Tech | November 20, 2006 - 12:19 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
The Wii's controller has killed for the first time, in this case a 60" TV. If you are playing an active Wii game, you should keep that in mind, before it kills again.
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."
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