Subject: General Tech | September 9, 2006 - 10:17 AM | Ryan Shrout
If you haven't heard about the Killer NIC, then you are missing out on one of the biggest debates in hardware community right now. It is a network card, that has an on-board version of Linux, used to supposed improve ping times while playing games.
Newegg is the first to have the item in stock, and to
Subject: General Tech | September 8, 2006 - 11:45 AM | Jeremy Hellstrom
The Fragging Frogs spent a bit of time playing this mod for Unreal Tournament 2005. It is a very realistic game, you shoot using iron sights, not a magic crosshair, and there are a limited number of the various rifles, so not everyone can be a sniper or heavy gunner. It has now become it's own standalone game, and Gamehelper takes a look at how it has matured.
Subject: General Tech | September 8, 2006 - 11:31 AM | Jeremy Hellstrom
PC Mechanic examines several ways to protect your data through encryption, including the My Private Folder from Microsoft that never took off. Drop by for an overview of several good ways to keep your personal files personal.
Subject: General Tech | September 7, 2006 - 05:16 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 7, 2006
- Intel Corporation today introduced IntelÂ® vPro™ technology, a package
of hardware and software that marks a major change in what businesses
can expect from their PCs, providing IT workers with unprecedented
levels of computing performance and more proactive control of security
and costs. Intel also said early trials with select Fortune 500
companies showed an average potential cost savings of 40 percent.
SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 7, 2006
Subject: General Tech | September 7, 2006 - 11:40 AM | Jeremy Hellstrom
CNet has links to both preorder your Terrafugia and a flight simulator so you can practice while you are waiting for it to arrive ... in 2009ish. More of a light aircraft you drive to the airport to fly away in, than something you can launch from your own driveway, it at least makes some efforts to get us into the flying cars we were all supposed to have by now.
Subject: General Tech | September 6, 2006 - 05:55 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
The Sonos Digital Music System is difficult to describe. The ZonePlayers are the hub of the system, one is connected directly to your router, the rest (up to 32 in total) can then connect to that one ZonePlayer wirelessly. Designed to play music files from a PC, with a NAS device, you don't even need that. The ZonePlayers come in 2 flavours, one with a built in amplifier, and a cheaper one that does not. Once they are hooked to the network, the ZonePlayer is then attached either directly to speakers, or to an existing stereo setup, and it is all run through one re
Subject: General Tech | September 6, 2006 - 03:34 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Want to get a peek at HL2 Episode 2? What are you waiting for, get over to OCMODSHOP and start downloading the new videos!
"OCModShop brings you two new downloadable videos of Half-Life 2: Episode 2 that show off some of the
gameplay features, and reveal a little of the technical updates to the Source engine."
Here is some more Tech News from around the web:
Subject: General Tech | September 6, 2006 - 11:59 AM | Jonathan Hung
It appears that Sony is delaying their European launch of the PS3, and reducing initial shipments of the new console in the North American and Japanese markets. The article cites the delay caused by a meagre blue-laser diode supply which is causing other OEMs to start grumbling. Lite-ON (aka.
Subject: General Tech | September 6, 2006 - 11:35 AM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Google's new tool is the ability to search 200 years worth of scanned in print pubilcations over the web. For a small fee, which goes straight to the original publisher you get to read the full article. If you don't want to pay, you will have to be satisfied with a synopsis. Head to Slashdot to read more about it. (this article is free)
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