Revenge of the iPod Mini

Subject: General Tech | September 20, 2006 - 03:44 PM |
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The new 2nd Generation iPod nano is different from it's predecessor.  With 24 hours of playback time and an aluminium casing, these changes are in the rigth direction as well.  Ars Technica can tell you all about it.

Source: Ars Technica

Intel Chairman Unveils The World's Most Remote Digital City

Subject: General Tech | September 20, 2006 - 03:35 PM |
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PARINTINS, Brazil, Sept. 20, 2006
In one of the most remote inhabited places on Earth, the Amazon,
Intel Corporation has created a wireless, high-speed Internet network

for residents to access vast resources of medical, educational and
commercial knowledge through computers.

Are you a golf addict who's allergic to grass?

Subject: General Tech | September 20, 2006 - 12:49 PM |
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Thanks to Shot Online, you can now participate in a MMO golf game.  Gamepyre reviews the free online version that is available right now, as well as the bought version which opens up more features for those who fall in love with the game.

Source: Gamepyre

Thinking about the C02 your PC spews out

Subject: General Tech | September 20, 2006 - 12:25 PM |
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Leaving your PC on 24/7 sucks up a noticable amount of power, the generation of which which tends to cause pollution.  VIA Arena takes a moment to think about what a person can do to eevn out the damage ... without giving up PCs or Distributed Computing altogether.

Source: VIA Arena

Fill this laptop with booty of your own choosin

Subject: Mobile | September 19, 2006 - 06:58 PM |
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[H] be impressed mightily by a barebones laptop from the lads at ASUS.  It be an empty chest, just awaitin some swabbie ta fill it with their best booty.  It be beating burying your swag by many a fathom.

Source: [H]ard|OCP

Sailin' a Core 2 Duo with tha help of Gateway

Subject: Systems | September 19, 2006 - 01:55 PM |
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Our mates at [H]ard|OCP be doing a review of the Gateway FX510XG system o' gaming.  She be rigged out for a hard sail into whatever realms o' tha imagination you might be venturing towards.

"Gateway couples an Intel Core 2 Duo with one of ATI's most powerful graphics processors. Could this be a match made in heaven?"

Here are some more Systems articles from around the web:

Source: [H]ard|OCP

The cool ionic breeze be more tangy than salty

Subject: Cases and Cooling | September 19, 2006 - 12:04 PM |
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Thar be a new way to be keeping your PC cool.  Tha scurvy dogs at
Slashdot be noticing some bright swabs tearing apart an ionic air
purifier.  They be puttin' in in tha front of thar PC in place o' tha
intake fans.  They be using charges both negative and positive ta be
movin' air 'round.

Source: Slashdot

That use for tha radio be a good one

Subject: General Tech | September 19, 2006 - 11:49 AM |
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Thar' be some swabs from Germany been inventing stick on electronics.  Ye can pump the bilge water and extend tha plank with one switch, and ye aren't forced to run wires through your entire ship.

Intel Ramps Up New 'Multiply' Campaign For Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo

Subject: Processors | September 18, 2006 - 03:54 PM |
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SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 18,
2006 — Intel Corporation
today announced a new integrated branding
campaign named 'Multiply,' which is focused on Intel® Core™ 2 Duo, the
world's best processor. The campaign represents Intel's most
significant marketing campaign in size and scope since the launch of
Intel® Centrino® mobile technology.

Intel, UC Santa Barbara Develop World's First Hybrid Silicon Laser

Subject: General Tech | September 18, 2006 - 03:53 PM |
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SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 18,
2006 — Researchers from Intel Corporation and the University of
California, Santa Barbara
(UCSB) have built the world's first
electrically powered Hybrid Silicon Laser using standard silicon
manufacturing processes. This breakthrough addresses one of the last
major barriers to producing low-cost, high-bandwidth silicon photonics
devices for use inside and around future computers and data centers.

Digital Leaders Forum To Focus On Digital Inclusion Policy, Opportunities

Subject: General Tech | September 18, 2006 - 03:52 PM |
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CARTAGENA, Colombia, Sept. 18,
2006 — Intel Corporation
hosted the first meeting in Latin America to
unite leaders representing 16 countries to set a new technology
direction to support the region's social and economic growth.

AOL, Intel Deliver On-Demand Video Entertainment to Intel® Viiv(TM) Technology-Based PCs

Subject: General Tech | September 18, 2006 - 03:51 PM |
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DULLES, Va. and SANTA CLARA, Calif. -
September 18, 2006
- Combining the powerful capabilities of the PC with
the familiar face of TV, AOL and Intel Corporation today launched the
AOL Video service for Intel® Viiv™ technology-based PCs with a goal to
create the ultimate on-demand entertainment experience.

Make external HDD connections a snap

Subject: Storage | September 18, 2006 - 02:53 PM |
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Sick and tired of having to reboot to connect a back-up harddrive, and don't want to buy a $100 USB2.0 harddrive case?  OCMODSHOP reviews Vantec's $15 IDE to USB adaptor.  It handles 2.5 and 3.5 HDDs with ease, go check it out.

Source: OCMODSHOP

Prettty up your PSU

Subject: Cases and Cooling | September 18, 2006 - 02:00 PM |
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Real men learn how to braid too ... as long as it's the cabling from a PSU.  (Female techies, laugh at them if you already know how to do this!)   VIA Arena shows you how to clean up the cabling in your PC once and for all.

Source: VIA Arena

Get some PureVideo from nVIDIA

Subject: Graphics Cards | September 18, 2006 - 12:18 PM |
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[H]ard|OCP asks Scott Vouri, the Multimedia GM at nVIDIA 10 questions about HDMI/HDCP and PureVideo.  Then they follow up with their own experimentations with NVIDIA PureVideo HD, an HDMI/HDCP equipped video card, and a HD-DVD player and different types of displays.

Source: [H]ard|OCP

Time to update your webcam?

Subject: General Tech | September 18, 2006 - 12:04 PM |
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Webcams are an ever more popular way to embarrass yourself on the web, and occasionally get your 15 minutes of fame. Well, it isn't going to happen if you are using a 7 year old webcam that is on it's last legs.  The Tech Zone will help you buy a new one by highlighting the important features available now.

PCPer forums upgrade!!!

Subject: Editorial | September 17, 2006 - 06:51 PM |
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Thats right! The time to upgrade the PCPer.com forums has finally arrived. After more than a year of develpment, we are finally ready to go forward with our upgrade. With this upgrade comes a brand new server that will serve the forums to you. You can expect an editorial from Ryan at some point detailing the new server, the hardware and software being used, etc... so be on the lookout for that!


Quoted from our forum announcement:


As most of you know...we have been hinting at upgrading the pcper forums for quite some time.

Got questions? We've got answers to spare!

Subject: General Tech | September 15, 2006 - 06:49 PM |
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Troubles with WoW looking a bit odd and running slow?  Maybe we can help.

NForce and Core 2 Duo

Subject: Motherboards | September 15, 2006 - 03:38 PM |
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[H]ard|OCP has a review of ASUS' P5NSLI.  It offers some good performance out of the box, but [H] discovered it is not a great overclocker, and both the north and south bridges run quite hot.

Source: [H]ard|OCP