Saitek R440 Force Feedback Wheel and Pedals

Subject: General Tech | January 11, 2005 - 03:54 AM |

Saitek was founded in 1979 when they launched their first Chess Computer. They entered the gaming market back in 1993 and since then have been producing gaming peripherals such as keyboards, joysticks, game pads and steering wheels.

AMD Jions HP As The Exclusive Partner Of The "You + HP Experience"

Subject: General Tech | January 10, 2005 - 06:59 AM |

 SUNNYVALE, CALIF - January 10, 2005 - AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced the company will join HP as the exclusive partner of the "YOU + HP Experience," powering HP desktop and notebook PCs featured on the tour with AMD Athlon(tm) 64 processor technology. The "YOU + HP Experience" features custom, hands-on demonstrations that showcase the versatile power of AMD64 technology for music, photography, video, home/office computing solutions and gaming.

Source: AMD

AMD Powers Hebei Province, China Long-Distance Education Project

Subject: General Tech | January 10, 2005 - 06:53 AM |

 Beijing -- January 10, 2005 --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that Lenovo, Dawning and AMD have jointly won one of China's most ambitious long-distance education projects — the Hebei Long-Distance Education Project. As part of the win, AMD, Lenovo and Dawning will provide over 26,000 AMD processor-based systems, including AMD Sempron™ processor-based Lenovo Qitian M 6200M PCs and AMD Opteron™ processor-based Dawning Tiankuo A Series i200-A servers, to Hebei Education Bureau.

Source: AMD

VIRTUAL PRESS KIT -- 2005 International Consumer Electronics Show

Subject: General Tech | January 9, 2005 - 08:36 AM |

 Intel Corporation CEO Craig Barrett teams with Aerosmith front man Steven Tyler to sing "Walk This Way" during a demo of new music-mixing software from Cakewalk at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Cakewalk's UMIXIT software, tied to a track on Aerosmith's latest album, 'You Gotta Move,' is optimized for PCs based on the Intel® Pentium® 4 Processor with Hyper-Threading Technology, and gives users the power to transform their PC into a virtual music studio.

Quick links for a rainy day

Subject: General Tech | January 7, 2005 - 06:49 AM |

To start us off lets take a look at the D-Link Express EtherNetwork DI-604 4-Port Ethernet Broadband Router reviewed in brief at PC-Base

"The D-Link Express EtherNetwork DI-604 4-Port Ethernet Broadband Router is a wise choice with its no-brainer setup wizard and easily configurable features such as IP and MAC address filtering, domain and URL blocking and a robust firewall at an extremel
Source: PC-Base

HardOCP's 10th Round KO

Subject: General Tech | January 4, 2005 - 01:07 PM |

Nearly everyone in the industry is familiar with the epic saga involving Infinium Labs suing HardOCP for this article outlining the facts behind the upcoming Phantom console. Being one of the few people in the industry who is always willing to fight for the truth (regardless of who's on the other side of the ring), Kyle appropriately gave Infinium the finger. A few months and obscene amounts of cash later, Infinium Labs has motioned to relent all of Kyle's claims.

Source: [H]ard|OCP

Of Mice and Men

Subject: General Tech | January 2, 2005 - 11:24 AM |

Here's the latest mouse/keyboard combo review, the Microsoft® Wireless Optical Desktop, Comfort Edition @ XYZ Computing

"When it came time to actually use the keyboard and mouse, they did not disappoint. Though I am very attached to my small, minimalist Eluminx keyboard, I am very much a fan of ergonomic keyboards.

Intel Boosts Investment In The Digital Home

Subject: General Tech | December 30, 2004 - 12:47 PM |

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Dec.

Merry Xmas

Subject: General Tech | December 24, 2004 - 12:28 PM |

Source: ZZZ

Metal Gear USB/Firewire External 5.25 and more...

Subject: General Tech | December 20, 2004 - 07:48 PM |

Busy, busy, busy. Here's a few bits and pieces of general hardware you might be interested in, especially if you're looking for that last minute stocking filler.

Source: ExtremeMhz

NetGear's MP101 Digital Music Player Reborn

Subject: General Tech | December 20, 2004 - 06:17 PM |

Netgear's MP101 Digital Music Player is one of those gadgets that connects to a LAN so you can play music files and Internet radio on your stereo without running audio cables through the house or putting a computer in your lounge room.

Source: Dan's Data

Intel Strengthens Investment In Intel® Itanium® Architecture

Subject: General Tech | December 16, 2004 - 02:28 PM |

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Dec. 16, 2004 - Intel Corporation today reached an agreement with HP to hire HP's Intel® Itanium® processor design team based in Ft. Collins, Colo. The deal strengthens Intel's investment in the Itanium architecture and bolsters the development of multi-core processors. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

Intel CEO Craig Barrett to Speak at International Consumer Electronics Show on Jan. 6

Subject: General Tech | December 16, 2004 - 02:26 PM |

On Jan. 6 at the 2005 International Consumer Electronics Show, Intel Corporation CEO Craig Barrett will present the opening keynote, focusing on how digital transformations, both within and outside the home, continue to impact the lives of people around the world. Barrett will outline Intel's continued plan to drive silicon innovations that support the PC and consumer electronics industries as they work together to create new categories of products, technologies and specifications.

Nvidia 'gets Its Game On' At The Cyberathlete Extreme Winter Championships

Subject: General Tech | December 16, 2004 - 02:25 PM |

DALLAS, TX — DECEMBER 13, 2004 — NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), a worldwide leader in graphics and digital media processor, today announced its plans for the Cyberathlete® Extreme Winter Championships, a premier competitive gaming competition and gathering place for gamers from around the world.

Source: 3DCenter

Geode GX SOM-144 Reference Design Kit Provides Low-Power, High-Performance Solutions

Subject: General Tech | December 16, 2004 - 02:23 PM |

AUSTIN, TX -- December 13, 2004 --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced the availability of the AMD Geode™ GX SOM-144 Reference Design Kit (RDK), a low-power, high-performance System-On-Module designed to speed development and functionality of the next generation of industrial computing products, such as embedded controllers, point-of-sale terminals, information appliances and kiosks. The RDK is a small form factor reference design tool that includes both hardware and software specifications.

Source: AMD

ABIT Fatal1ty Time Trials(TM) @ CPL Winter 2004

Subject: General Tech | December 13, 2004 - 11:06 PM |

ABIT Fatal1ty Time Trials™ @ Source: Email

AMD To Present At Credit Suisse First Boston Annual Technology Conference

Subject: General Tech | December 4, 2004 - 04:16 AM |

SUNNYVALE, CA -- November 30, 2004 --AMD (NYSE:AMD) today announced that AMD Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Robert J. Rivet will present at the Credit Suisse First Boston Annual Technology Conference at 10:00 a.m. MT (12:00 p.m. ET) on Thursday, December 2, 2004 in Phoenix, Arizona. Forward-looking and other material information may be discussed during the presentation.

Source: AMD

Razor Diamondback High Precision Gaming Mouse

Subject: General Tech | November 24, 2004 - 09:41 AM |

Razor Diamondback; makes it sound like one of those surprisingly good Australian 'creature' films doesn't it? Well it's not!

One Year Later, AMD And Sun Continue To Redefine Enterprise Computing

Subject: General Tech | November 18, 2004 - 05:30 PM |

SUNNYVALE, CALIF. -- November 17, 2004 --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today celebrated the one-year anniversary of the strategic alliance with Sun Microsystems, Inc. As part of the alliance, AMD also announced support for the Solaris 10 Operating System (OS) introduced on Monday, Nov. 15.

To date, the AMD-Sun alliance has produced a complete roster of AMD Opteron™ processor-based Sun Fire servers and Sun Java workstation solutions that deliver industry-leading performance to the enterprise.

Source: AMD

This weeks AMD Press Releases

Subject: General Tech | November 15, 2004 - 11:40 AM |

Sorry for the delay in these latest press releases from AMD. My net connection has been messed up and I haven't been able to post much lately.

Source: AMD