Subject: General Tech | November 8, 2006 - 03:18 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
HOLLYWOOD, CA-NOVEMBER 08, 2006- In a move that is sure to send waves
through Hollywood, model and television star Adrianne Curry and the
worldwide leader in programmable graphics processor technologies, NVIDIA
Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), have announced today they have teamed up to
create the world's first real-time, virtual celebrity. This breakthrough,
which is enabled by NVIDIA's new flagship graphics technology, will allow
'stars' to create and license detailed replicas of their likeness without
ever having to make a physical appearance or take a photograph.
Subject: General Tech | November 7, 2006 - 08:53 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 7, 2006 —
Intel Corporation today announced at the Web 2.0 Conference today that
it is collaborating with several software companies on the launch of
SuiteTwo, a business Internet suite.
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 7, 2006 —
Subject: General Tech | November 7, 2006 - 04:01 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — November 7,
2006 — AGEIA™ Technologies, Inc., the pioneer in
hardware-accelerated physics for games, today announced that BioWare Corp.
is integrating AGEIA PhysX™ technology into its next-generation
BioWare Eclipse Engine™ for PCs and next-generation consoles. BioWare
chose AGEIA PhysX for its unmatched physics capabilities and its
straightforward implementation across multiple platforms.
Subject: General Tech | November 7, 2006 - 03:30 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
[H]ard|OCP sits back and enjoys some old school Star Wars, with the second installment of Lego Star Wars. Available on Xbox, Xbox360 and PC, they opted for the Xbox360 version, but the plot can't really change, now can it? Great screenshots are just a click away.
Subject: General Tech | November 7, 2006 - 03:14 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Firefox continues to grow, first working directly with Microsoft on Vista compatibility, and now Adobe has handed them the keys to ActionScript. Read more at Slashdot, about what this means for Firefox in the near future.
Subject: General Tech | November 6, 2006 - 02:31 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Not content with just one core being run at 100%, Valve now plans to fully utilize 2 or 4 cores in it's games, depending on which chip you have. [H]ard|OCP has a lot of info on how Valve plans to implement multi-core threading in it's games, and this includes giving entire cores to AIs so your enemies will truly be working in parallel.
Subject: General Tech | November 3, 2006 - 05:50 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
This week on the forums, a member's computer appeared to have been taken over by a special effect from the Matrix, and now all his games and even his desktop display his video card's cries of pain. Another member is having some issues with installing WinXP on a RAID-0 on an A8N-SLI after a BIOS update. Even just a quick visit to our storage forum, and BWM will teach you more about hard drives than you m
Subject: General Tech | November 3, 2006 - 01:33 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
The Tech Report does some serious investigation into 2 onboard EAX2 solutions, Analog Devices' AD1988B codec and Realtek's ALC882D. This testing was initiated because of a White Paper published by Analog Devices, based on testing done by Creative. Find out just how well onboard EAX2 really does work.
Subject: General Tech | November 3, 2006 - 12:09 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Hexus isn't getting to much into the rumour mongering, but they do know a couple of things about the upcoming Halo3 release that are pretty much confirmed. It is available for pre-order, there are at least 2 new weapons, and if you order the Legendary edition, you get a replica Halo Spartan Mjolnir Mark VI Helmet.
Subject: General Tech | November 3, 2006 - 11:43 AM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Forgent wanted $1 billion, but they have settled for a measly $8 million, in what looks to be a move to end the case quickly. The large PC making companies being sued had convinced the judge to review Forgent's patent, which if it was overturned would cost Forgent a huge amount in royalties it already collects from 60 different companies, like camera makers. More about the settlement and the cases history can be found at CNET.
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