Subject: General Tech | September 22, 2006 - 06:31 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
The PC Perspective forums have undergone an upgrade, which you can read about here. Or, if you want to head directly into the forums, the ASUS M2N32-SLI thread has moved to mega-thread status, and will cover almost any problem you could run into. There is a very active argument in the Lightning Round, which asks you to choose your favorite type of government and defend your choice. The
Subject: General Tech | September 22, 2006 - 03:31 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Futurelooks reviews a tiny Bluetooth mouse, not much bigger than the 2 AA batteries that it runs on. It is easy to recharge, and will fit in even the most cramped laptop case. Mind you, you might want to keep it tied to something, as it will be very easy to lose.
Subject: General Tech | September 22, 2006 - 12:11 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
On the one hand, you are playing Vincent, with all his guns. On the other hand, it's a non-RPG from SquareSoft, who have a dodgy history when they try to break away from that. Then you read the article at Ars Technica and find out there is an entire level where you are forced to play as Cait Sith.
Subject: General Tech | September 22, 2006 - 11:48 AM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Head to the Inquirer, who have a link to a Dutch site that has a list of AMDs upcoming processors and some of the specs. The new FX's don't have a release date yet, but the 3 GHz X2 6000+ is to be out in November.
Introduction and Skype
Skype has become an phenomenom providing free phone calls to users across the globe. There are keyboards with built-in Skype functionality and now you can find telephone handsets that work with Skype to allow calls away from your computer, this Asus AiGuru S1 Skype phone one of them.
Subject: General Tech | September 21, 2006 - 11:48 AM | Jeremy Hellstrom
AMD seems to have hired a marketing company called Design Reactor, who specialize in viral marketing and joining tech forums to spam them with messages. This time they were advertising AMD's Virtual Tradeshow, and you might have even seen them on our forums. Drop by NGOHQ for more info.
Subject: General Tech | September 20, 2006 - 03:44 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
The new 2nd Generation iPod nano is different from it's predecessor. With 24 hours of playback time and an aluminium casing, these changes are in the rigth direction as well. Ars Technica can tell you all about it.
Subject: General Tech | September 20, 2006 - 03:35 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
PARINTINS, Brazil, Sept. 20, 2006
— In one of the most remote inhabited places on Earth, the Amazon,
Intel Corporation has created a wireless, high-speed Internet network
for residents to access vast resources of medical, educational and
commercial knowledge through computers.
PARINTINS, Brazil, Sept. 20, 2006
Subject: General Tech | September 20, 2006 - 12:49 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Thanks to Shot Online, you can now participate in a MMO golf game. Gamepyre reviews the free online version that is available right now, as well as the bought version which opens up more features for those who fall in love with the game.
Subject: General Tech | September 20, 2006 - 12:25 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Leaving your PC on 24/7 sucks up a noticable amount of power, the generation of which which tends to cause pollution. VIA Arena takes a moment to think about what a person can do to eevn out the damage ... without giving up PCs or Distributed Computing altogether.
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