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Subject: General Tech | November 28, 2006 - 11:51 AM | Jeremy Hellstrom
CNet has published a large series of articles covering computer security, with each one focusing on a particular topic. From keeping your Wi-Fi connection secure to discussions about Windows vulnerabilities and companies that seek to solve them. They also make sure not to leave out one of the
Subject: General Tech | November 27, 2006 - 06:54 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
ExtremeMhz has posted a look at the RTM versions of Vista and Office '07. No longer in beta, but not officially released, it is still possible to be able to get a look at it before you buy.
Subject: General Tech | November 24, 2006 - 03:38 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
You can learn all about the Zune, without having to run out and buy one thanks to Ars Technica. From it's looks and playback to the tricks it can do and it's software, they've got it all.
Subject: General Tech | November 24, 2006 - 03:30 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Strategy Informer has noticed an Activision site that implies a beta test is coming up for Quake Wars. Drop back to their blog on Monday and see if they have figured out any more details.
"Activision has launched a new website which appears to be dedicated to an upcoming Enemy Territory: Quake Wars
beta test. The site is currently closed but they do have a message up telling you to come back on Monday the 27th
Here is some more Tech News from around the web:
Subject: General Tech | November 23, 2006 - 12:06 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
It's time to vote for your favourite vapourware at Wired News. From Duke Nukem Whenever to quick recharge batteries. If it did not ship to the public it's vapourware, but if it did ship, no matter how much it sucked, it doesn't count.
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.