Subject: General Tech | October 24, 2006 - 02:15 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Before you scoff, it's made by Behringer who have a good reputation in the audio industry. They aren't the best of the best, but they are affordable. The FCA202 allows you to get good quality audio out of a laptop, although it does use the rare 6 pin Firewire to connect. DriverHeaven gives you some background in audio terminology before moving on to review this external soundcard.
Subject: General Tech | October 24, 2006 - 11:56 AM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Tweaknews grabbed the 'early' release of Firefox 2.0, and has already published a tweak guide. Mozilla's response to the early release can be found here, they are asking people to refrain from downloading directly from the ftp site, as it could cause voluntary mirror sites to be not so willing to participate in the future.
So for now, read the Tweak Guide, it's only a few hours 'till the release.
Subject: General Tech | October 24, 2006 - 11:26 AM | Jeremy Hellstrom
SUNNYVALE, Calif. and DRESDEN-Oct. 24, 2006-Today in Dresden, Germany,
AMD (NYSE: AMD) commemorated the 10-year anniversary of its
Dresden-based operations with a ceremony attended by German Chancellor
Dr. Angela Merkel and an employee celebration. Joining the Chancellor
was Governor of Saxony, Professor Georg Milbradt, AMD Chairman and CEO,
Hector Ruiz and General Manager of AMD Dresden, Hans Deppe.
Subject: General Tech | October 23, 2006 - 02:21 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
SANTA CLARA, Calif., Oct. 23, 2006 —
Intel Corporation today announced the formation of the IntelÂ® Software
Partner Program, a membership-based program for independent software
vendors (ISVs). The program is open to any software company developing
commercial products or services for Intel technologies, such as IntelÂ®
Core™ 2 Duo, IntelÂ® XeonÂ® and IntelÂ® ItaniumÂ® processors.
Subject: General Tech | October 23, 2006 - 01:23 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
SAN FRANCISCOâ€”OCT. 23, 2006â€”At OracleÂ® OpenWorld today, AMD (NYSE: AMD) Chairman and CEO Hector Ruiz delivered the opening day keynote address, discussing how the IT industry has entered a new era of choice, and the impacts that will result from this industry phenomenon.
Subject: General Tech | October 23, 2006 - 12:13 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
FireFox 2.0 is supposed to be released tomorrow, but the sharp eyes at [H]ard|OCP have spotted what looks like an early release. Nothing on the main firefox page mentions it, but if you can't wait for a non-RC FireFox any longer you can try out the download.
Subject: General Tech | October 21, 2006 - 08:10 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Recently Firefox has made two release candidates of the upcoming Firefox 2 browser. If you are wondering what they do, and what isn't quite supported yet, drop by Tech Talk where a few members have been trying it out. The Asrock 939DUAL-VSTA seems to have some issues, but nothing we can't help out with. Flashing your BIOS can be stressful especially when it fails, but it isn't the end of the w
Subject: General Tech | October 20, 2006 - 12:18 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Postal III is coming, and censors and the easily offended had better hide. If you haven't played Postal II you missed out, so scour the bargain bins and eBay for copies of them. If ever there was a game that deserved an R rating, this is it. Hexus has a bit of info on the game, including mention of motion captured stars that will appear in the game.
Subject: General Tech | October 20, 2006 - 11:56 AM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Wired News has an article on the sort of-invisibility cloak that has just recently been created. While being invisible to microwaves may not seem to impressive, I want to find out what would happen if you wrapped a fork in the cloak and then microwaved it.
Subject: General Tech | October 19, 2006 - 11:59 AM | Jeremy Hellstrom
CNET has a lot of links to reviews and downloads of the just released IE 7. As long as you have Windows XP or Server 2003, you can update and try out the newest incarnation of this browser. On the other hand, there has already been a vulnerability revealed, which can disclose personal information on websites with mhtml: URL handlers.
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