Subject: General Tech | January 10, 2011 - 05:24 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
It is understandable that after a while we become desensitized to the pop up window asking to download a Java app to play an online game or to access a bandwidth test but you should keep in mind that is also a common vector for infection. According to Slashdot several security firms are pointing to a rise in infections via a malicious program installed via that pop up window, especially now that social networking sites are including Java. Make sure to
Subject: General Tech | January 9, 2011 - 09:44 PM | Ryan Shrout
We might be home from CES, but the coverage doesn't stop with that. While watching some NFL playoffs we began to think that there was something missing from the show this year...oh yah, remember Intel Light Peak?
Subject: General Tech | January 6, 2011 - 06:34 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
The PC Perspective gang is hard at work bringing you all the news from CES 2011, battling our way through hordes of other media to bring you the best of the newest products. You can catch all of our coverage by visiting our CES page.
Subject: General Tech | January 4, 2011 - 11:16 AM | Steve Grever
Iomega TV (Courtesy of Boxee)
Subject: General Tech | January 3, 2011 - 09:38 PM | Steve Grever
Courtesy of Smartfish Technologies
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Gigabyte has a reputation of being one of the industry's top motherboard and graphics card manufacturers and now they are focusing their efforts on expanding their product line to include more PC components aimed at the PC gaming crowd. One of their newest additions to accommodate PC gamers is the Aivia K8100 gaming keyboard. This $69 keyboard comes in red, yellow, and black and includes LED backlight keys and Gigabyte's Ghost Macro Engine.
Subject: General Tech | December 15, 2010 - 06:17 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
If you are looking for a little fun over the holidays but don't want to ruin any possible surprises by buying a new game then consider modding one you already have. It could be something old like Freelancer or Half Life 1 but you could also mode HalfLife 2 and change your multiplayer experience from gravity guns to swords and attack parrots with the Pirates, Vikings and Knights II mod up for grabs on ModDB. Read about that and more over at Rock, Paper,. SHOTGUN!
Subject: General Tech | December 15, 2010 - 04:58 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
The new prototype CR-48 from Google is not popular among some circles according to this story on The Register. Richard Stallman has nothing good to say about the idea of storing all of your data on the cloud, as you will never really know where that data is or who is able to get at it.
Will you join Google in the 'careless computing' movement, or do you have concerns as to the privacy of your personal data like Stallman?
Subject: General Tech | December 14, 2010 - 05:22 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
It might not seem terribly exciting, but OCZ landing a deal with a Tier 1 OEM is a pretty good guarantee that they will be around and successful for a while. If the prediction made at The Register is correct then we will see OCZ replacing long standing HDD providers for HP and there will be Sandforce based SSDs in the Proliant line of servers. OCZ is also getting inventive as they will be offering various connections such as fibre channel, PCIe, SAS and SATA as well as a variety of 1.8-in
Subject: General Tech | December 13, 2010 - 06:27 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
If you prefer form over function then perhaps this review of several PC peripherals branded with StarCraft II will be right up your alley. You can harvest a headset, keyboard and mouse all proudly proclaiming the existence of one of the best selling games to date. The keyboard and mouse are from Razer and are recognizable as products from that popular input device maker, so you would assume the quality would be high, with perhaps some leeway given to the headset. As it turns out,