Subject: General Tech | December 11, 2005 - 10:42 PM | Ryan Shrout
HardOCP is setting up to have a hell of a charity auction. How does a system full of an "unreleased" Athlon 64 FX processor, dual 7800 GTX video cards, 700 GB of storage, 2 GB of Corsair memory and Koolance water cooling system! Holy heck! And best of all, it all goes to a good cause -- the Penny Arcade Child's Play auction.
Just to make sure you are not getting "my old junk" when it ships, AMD, BFGTech, and Falcon Northwest have stepp
Subject: General Tech | December 9, 2005 - 01:37 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
you will love Nival's newest game, done in concert with CDV. Hammer and Sickle isn't really a sequel to SS or Sentinels, but the style of play, the character progression and the fact that you can blow a hole through just about anything will be very familiar. Read the full review at Think Computers to get an idea what to expect.
'Lately, the theme of a lot of games has been World War II. Most of them have been first person
Subject: General Tech | December 9, 2005 - 11:52 AM | Jeremy Hellstrom
According to the CNet article here, FireFox 1.5 just had it's first flaw discovered. The good news is that simply deleting the history.dat will get you back up and running, if you do happen to fall victim. By the way, you usually find it under Documents and Settings\[username]\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\[profile name].default.
"The latest Firefox flaw exists in the history.dat file, which stores information from Web s
Subject: General Tech | December 8, 2005 - 06:31 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
SANTA CLARA, Calif., Dec. 8, 2005 — Intel Corporation expects revenue for the fourth quarter to be between $10.4 billion and $10.6 billion, as compared to the previous range of $10.2 billion to $10.8 billion.
The fourth-quarter gross margin percentage expectation has been narrowed to 63 percent, plus or minus a point, and is expected to be slightly above the midpoint of the new range. The previous expectation was 63 percent, plus or minus a couple of points.
Subject: General Tech | December 8, 2005 - 06:15 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
QPAD is a new company that provides high quality mousepads with gamers needs in mind. Head to HardwareXL and see if the Lowsense series of pads can provide the perfect surface for your beloved high DPI mouse.
'â€¦QPAD is based in Sweden and probably better know among gamers. My first impression of QPAD is
that its a young and creative company that knows how to cater to every hardcore gamers needs.
Subject: General Tech | December 7, 2005 - 04:18 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Techgauge has posted a review of the Turtle Beach Montego DDL Sound Card. If you are looking for a high end soundcard, but want to avoid Creative for some reason, check out how this card sounds.
"We all have the desire to have the cleanest sound on our computers, but like everything else,
there are far too many sound cards to choose from. Turtle Beach has been known for their high
quality audio products, so we are taking a look at their top of the line Montego sound card.
Subject: General Tech | December 6, 2005 - 04:16 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
The Logitech G5 and G7 are very similar, the biggest difference is, one is wireless and one isn't. However there are other differences, like the various weights that the wired G5 comes with. XYZ Computing has them both, and they can tell you a lot about Logitech's newest gaming mice.
"Though the idea of a laser mouse is not a brand new one, these products have been making a lot of
Subject: General Tech | December 6, 2005 - 12:10 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Tetris is twenty! If it seems you have had occaisonal dreams involving falling shapes for most of your life, you are probably right.
"The simplest games are generally the best. And Pajitnov's idea was a simple adaptation of a board
game called Pentamino. The 29 year-old programmer made the first prototype from a glass and little
blocks to drop inside it, each of which consisted of four cubes.