Subject: General Tech | October 4, 2006 - 05:59 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Just because it's odd, doesn't mean you can't find one for sale. Sysgration melded a Skype phone and mouse in some sort of bizarre experiment, and now you can buy one of your own. CoolTechZone seems as confused as I, but someone, somewhere must have a use for this little USB device.
Subject: General Tech | October 4, 2006 - 03:21 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
The twist being that Company of Heroes is a RTS, not a FPS. From the awesome sounds of mortar fire and the soldiers reactions to it, to the rag doll physics and fully destructable terrain thanks to the Havok engine, you have to agree with Gaming Illustrated ... this game has serious potential.
Subject: General Tech | October 4, 2006 - 03:00 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Imagination Technology Group works on systems on a chip, including graphics and video chips, and are now working closely with Intel. HotHardware has an article containing thoughts on what this means, in the light of the recent AMD-ATI merger. It almost looks like nVIDIA has to get into the CPU business by themselves.
Subject: General Tech | October 3, 2006 - 11:53 AM | Jeremy Hellstrom
"Mozilla has been able to reproduce a DoS issue based on the information, according to a new post on the Mozilla Developer Center.
Subject: General Tech | October 2, 2006 - 01:40 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
NBC VIP Access to provide Viiv™ and IntelÂ® CentrinoÂ® users with a broad range of on-demand entertainment and sports content, including access to the two new shows, 'Heroes' and 'Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip'
Subject: General Tech | October 2, 2006 - 12:20 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
The Inquirer links to a story on ZDNet, which claim that the Java flaw discovered in Firefox makes the entire browser irreparably insecure. Firefox's Window Snyder beleives that that reaction is FUD, and that a patch can remove the Java vulnerability. Either way, I'd suggest avoiding strange Java for a bit.
Subject: General Tech | September 29, 2006 - 05:36 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Having once been AMDMB, a lot of the members of PC Perspective feel a little protective of AMD, which has lead to speculation on what AMDs response to the Core 2 Duo. In the mean time, Meridian is trying to even out the score by showing everyone "nauseating detail over the overclocking of my new AM2 rig". Ryan and members of the forum are very exitied about ASUS' new Crosshair board, even if it is 2
Subject: General Tech | September 29, 2006 - 01:57 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
ATI is commited to the Folding@Home on a GPU that they officially launched at the IDF. Three press releases have come out, giving details on what they did do design this, and how.
ATI pioneers new Stream Computing technology
Stanford University's Folding@home uses ATI stream computing to squeeze three years worth of disease research into just one month
Subject: General Tech | September 29, 2006 - 01:53 PM | Joe White
New York and Santa Clara, Calif. Sept. 28, 2006 - NBC Universal and Intel Corporation today announced the launch of the NBC VIP Access online service that will provide on-demand broadband-delivered entertainment content for free to consumers with IntelÂ® Viiv™technology-based PCs and CentrinoÂ® mobile technology-based laptops.
Subject: General Tech | September 29, 2006 - 11:44 AM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Web 2.0 has been promised to give those a chance that missed the first dot-boom a chance to make gobs and gobs of money. Not too many people, apart from venture capitalists seem to believe it though, and The Tech Zone counts themselves among the skeptics. They do spend soem time thining about it though, so srop by to see what they think the new 'killer apps' might be.
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