Subject: General Tech | September 26, 2006 - 11:58 AM | Jeremy Hellstrom
A very specific vulnerability in OpenSSL has been discovered, and patched recently. It is only one particular signature, so it is likely to have affected very little, but that's no excuse not to patch. Slashdot has links to the article.
Subject: General Tech | September 26, 2006 - 11:43 AM | Jeremy Hellstrom
The VIA CX700M integrates premium graphics, audio, memory, storage, and
HDTV support all in a single chip design. This unified design enables
the creation of smaller form factor designs, reduced power consumption,
and easier cooling, all of which opens the door for an expanded range
of embedded solutions. This is all done in a single chip package
exactly the same size as a North bridge, i.e. 37.5mm x 37.5mm,
representing a saving of over 34% in board real estate.
Subject: General Tech | September 25, 2006 - 06:05 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
The Tech Zone puts forward some thoughts on the death of DVD movies, in all three flavours. They cover several points, including the fact that it can be easier and quicker to download from iTunes than to wait for a rental store to have the movie in stock or wait for a mail delivery.
Subject: General Tech | September 25, 2006 - 01:41 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Santa Clara, Calif., and New York,
Sept. 25, 2006 - Intel Corporation and Omnicom Media Group (OMG), which
includes global media agencies OMD Worldwide and PHD Network, today
announced a collaboration to develop "10 foot" or large screen
advertising templates for Internet-delivered advertising to TVs
connected to IntelÂ® Viiv™ technology-based computers.
Santa Clara, Calif., and New York,
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.
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