Subject: General Tech | September 6, 2006 - 11:59 AM | Jonathan Hung
It appears that Sony is delaying their European launch of the PS3, and reducing initial shipments of the new console in the North American and Japanese markets. The article cites the delay caused by a meagre blue-laser diode supply which is causing other OEMs to start grumbling. Lite-ON (aka.
Subject: General Tech | September 6, 2006 - 11:35 AM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Google's new tool is the ability to search 200 years worth of scanned in print pubilcations over the web. For a small fee, which goes straight to the original publisher you get to read the full article. If you don't want to pay, you will have to be satisfied with a synopsis. Head to Slashdot to read more about it. (this article is free)
Subject: General Tech | September 6, 2006 - 11:12 AM | Jeremy Hellstrom
SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 5, 2006
— Intel today announced plans for restructuring following an analysis
of the company's structure and efficiency. As a result of the
restructuring, the company expects to generate savings in costs and
operating expenses of approximately $2 billion in 2007. In 2008 the
company expects savings from this restructuring to grow to
approximately $3 billion annually.
SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 5, 2006
Subject: General Tech | September 5, 2006 - 03:52 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Extremetech reviews the Logitech's VX Revolution Notebook mouse. Not just an undersized mouse that can barely connect to a laptop 6 inches away, it is full sized and has a range of 30 feet. There are also a lot of extra buttons to make your life easier, so check this 'revolution' in mousing out right now.
Subject: General Tech | September 5, 2006 - 12:12 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
The Intel Game Demo Contest was launched at GDC 2006 to
empower game developers and break down game development barriers. Over
the course of the last five months, 80 people entered the contest, narrowed
down to six finalists. With our two prize categories, Best Threaded Game
and Best Game on the Go, we have the following winners:
Subject: General Tech | September 5, 2006 - 11:58 AM | Jeremy Hellstrom
CNet reports on an Office flaw particluar to Word, that is running around in the wild. As opposed to many vulnerabilities, this one was not discovered by researchers in a lab, or a white hat playing with code. It is out there and it wants to munch your DNS.
Subject: General Tech | September 1, 2006 - 04:50 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Sporadic network troubles can drive a person nuts, which is why our Networking forum has been busy this week. Some members think IE7beta3 may give Firefox some stiff competition, but others disagree, much like this Intel vs.
Subject: General Tech | September 1, 2006 - 04:15 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
CNet reports on a Samsung MP3 player, that will contain speakers so you can listen to your music without headphones. That's not the only thing going for it, as is should be compatible with Urge, Yahoo Music, Rhapsody and Napster.
"At first look, the K5 Digital Audio Player, which is slated to be released Sept. 10, doesn't look too different from other portable audio players.
Subject: General Tech | September 1, 2006 - 03:13 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Go to TECHGAGE, watch the movie, and then wait patiently for TF2 to be released.
"We've just posted the latest trailer from Valve. This time it's of the upcoming Team Fortress 2, and it weighs in at 218MB (WMV HD)."
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Subject: General Tech | September 1, 2006 - 03:05 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Digital Trends looks at the most obvious reason people will want to upgrade to Vista, the gaming improvements. New and improved minsweeper, not to mention chess games all come with Vista too.