NBC Universal and Intel to Deliver Series Premieres on Intel Viiv and Intel Centrino Platforms

Subject: General Tech | October 2, 2006 - 01:40 PM |
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NBC VIP Access to provide Viiv™ and Intel® Centrino® 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'


They might be exaggerating a bit, but be careful around Java

Subject: General Tech | October 2, 2006 - 12:20 PM |
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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.

Source: The Inquirer

A perspective on current events in our forums

Subject: General Tech | September 29, 2006 - 05:36 PM |
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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

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ATI helps cure Alzheimer's, makes commitment to Stream Computing

Subject: General Tech | September 29, 2006 - 01:57 PM |
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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

Source: ATI

NBC Universal and Intel to Deliver Series Premieres on Intel(R) VIIV(TM) and Centrino(R) Platforms

Subject: General Tech | September 29, 2006 - 01:53 PM |
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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 Intel® Viiv™technology-based PCs and Centrino® mobile technology-based laptops.

Where's my Web 2.0 money!

Subject: General Tech | September 29, 2006 - 11:44 AM |
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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.

Intel Chairman Calls on Employers to Transform Healthcare System

Subject: General Tech | September 28, 2006 - 03:47 PM |
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WASHINGTON, D.C., Sept. 26, 2006 -
Intel Chairman Craig Barrett, speaking at the eHealth Initiative's
Health Information Technology Summit, urged a dramatic change in the
way the nation administers healthcare
. Barrett called for employers to
exercise their influence as the largest purchasers of healthcare to
drive improvements in care delivery, reducing costs and improving
quality.

Home Theatre Purchasing Advice

Subject: General Tech | September 28, 2006 - 01:21 PM |
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The Tech Zone will help you buy an awesome Home Theatre, and give you advice on how to get all the components to compliment each other.  They cover everything from the basics for the TV, recievers and speakers to the best A/V connectors  to use.