Subject: General Tech | June 1, 2006 - 11:57 AM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Ars Technica takes a comprehensive look at the second beta for Vista. Covering everything from the new IE and Media Player to Aero and Windows flip. Take a look at what Microsoft has in store for it's next OS.
Subject: General Tech | May 31, 2006 - 12:06 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Windows A to Z! examines the new Media Player from Microsoft. Find out what improvements have been made to this player, and if it might drag you away from your favorite open source player.
Subject: General Tech | May 31, 2006 - 11:55 AM | Jeremy Hellstrom
In what is probably a totally unforseen consequence of the sale of IBMs hardware division to Lenova, it looks like we may be seeing the old IBM brands with AMD chips inside. The Inquirer gives a bit more information on the possible change here.
Subject: General Tech | May 29, 2006 - 11:57 AM | Jeremy Hellstrom
OS Weekly takes an introductory peek at what would seem to be a file system designed and used by Google. It's not likely that a Google OS is included in with all the other projects Google is working on, this is probably just the biggest distributed file system going.
Subject: General Tech | May 26, 2006 - 06:16 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Please join me in welcoming Monarch Computers as a sponsor to PC Perspective. He brings with him amazing daily deals and specials from Monarch Computer Systems, and you can find out about them before anyone else just by keeping an eye on the thread.
Subject: General Tech | May 26, 2006 - 12:59 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Vista news is becoming much like a Soap Opera, with new characters and devious plots introduced almost weekly, and a story line that could drag on for years. So switch your channels to XYZ computing, and check out what's new on Linux.
Subject: General Tech | May 26, 2006 - 12:02 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
[H]ard|OCP sits down with Ken Rolston, a designer at Bethesda who has lead the past 2 Elder Scrolls installments. Learn about the design of the game, and what a designer does in his spare time.
Subject: General Tech | May 25, 2006 - 12:40 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Think Computers reviews the StealthSurfer II Privacy Stick, a USB stick that comes in four sizes, all loaded with Thunderbird, Firefox, RoboForm and Anonymizer.
It should be enough to protect you form whatever spyware or malware migth be on a public computer.
Subject: General Tech | May 25, 2006 - 11:45 AM | Jeremy Hellstrom
ATLANTA, May 24, 2006 — Intel Corporation and Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta (BGCMA) today are celebrating the opening of a new IntelÂ® Computer Clubhouse, a unique after-school learning center for youth ages 10 to 18. The clubhouse is located at the John H. Harland Club in the city's southwest area.
'Intel and the Boys and Girls Club's collective goal is to help open up the world of opportunities to the youth of southwest Atlanta through access to the latest technology and support of dedicated staff and mentors,' said Rosalind Hudnell, Intel director of diversity.
Subject: General Tech | May 24, 2006 - 04:33 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 24, 2006 — Intel Capital, the venture capital investment arm of Intel Corporation, has embarked on a bolder, more proactive strategy designed to enhance innovation worldwide by helping its portfolio companies to be more successful through larger investment stakes and more active collaboration.
Recognizing the importance of technology centers outside the United States, Intel Capital over the past year announced the formation of a series of geographic investment funds in India (US $250 million) , China (US $200 million), the Middle East and Turkey (US $5