Intel Announces Restructuring

Subject: General Tech | September 6, 2006 - 08:12 AM |
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SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 5, 2006
— Intel today announced plans for restructuring following an analysis
of the company's structure and efficiency. As a result of the
restructuring, the company expects to generate savings in costs and
operating expenses of approximately $2 billion in 2007. In 2008 the
company expects savings from this restructuring to grow to
approximately $3 billion annually.

A laptop mouse you can actually enjoy using

Subject: General Tech | September 5, 2006 - 12:52 PM |
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Extremetech reviews the Logitech's VX Revolution Notebook mouse.  Not just an undersized mouse that can barely connect to a laptop 6 inches away, it is full sized and has a range of 30 feet.  There are also a lot of extra buttons to make your life easier, so check this 'revolution' in mousing out right now.

Source: Extremetech

Intel 2006 Game Demo Contest winners--best threaded game, mobile game & more

Subject: General Tech | September 5, 2006 - 09:12 AM |
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The Intel Game Demo Contest was launched at GDC 2006 to
empower game developers and break down game development barriers.  Over
the course of the last five months, 80 people entered the contest, narrowed
down to six finalists.  With our two prize categories, Best Threaded Game
and Best Game on the Go, we have the following winners:

 

Not a good day to be reading funny Word attachments

Subject: General Tech | September 5, 2006 - 08:58 AM |
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CNet reports on an Office flaw particluar to Word, that is running around in the wild.  As opposed to many vulnerabilities, this one was not discovered by researchers in a lab, or a white hat playing with code.  It is out there and it wants to munch your DNS.

The answer to life's little annoyances

Subject: General Tech | September 1, 2006 - 01:50 PM |
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Sporadic network troubles can drive a person nuts, which is why our Networking forum has been busy this week.  Some members think IE7beta3 may give Firefox some stiff competition, but others disagree, much like this Intel vs.

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Integral speakers in an MP3 player?

Subject: General Tech | September 1, 2006 - 01:15 PM |
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CNet reports on a Samsung MP3 player, that will contain speakers so you can listen to your music without headphones.  That's not the only thing going for it, as is should be compatible with Urge, Yahoo Music, Rhapsody and Napster.

"At first look, the K5 Digital Audio Player, which is slated to be released Sept. 10, doesn't look too different from other portable audio players.

Team Fortress 2 is coming

Subject: General Tech | September 1, 2006 - 12:13 PM |
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Go to TECHGAGE, watch the movie, and then wait patiently for TF2 to be released.

"We've just posted the latest trailer from Valve. This time it's of the upcoming Team Fortress 2, and it weighs in at 218MB (WMV HD)."

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Does Vista have game?

Subject: General Tech | September 1, 2006 - 12:05 PM |
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Digital Trends looks at the most obvious reason people will want to upgrade to Vista, the gaming improvements.  New and improved minsweeper, not to mention chess games all come with Vista too.

Secure browsing, without installing anything

Subject: General Tech | August 31, 2006 - 08:30 AM |
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The next time you find yourself browsing on a pubic terminal, the creator of Browsar hopes you will use his program to keep your surfing secret.  A tiny download that overlays IE, and deletes any cookies, passwords or autocomplete information you may have left behind.  The Inquirer has a link to this little program, perhaps a way to avoid identity theft.

Source: The Inquirer

She just keeps going and going and going ...

Subject: General Tech | August 30, 2006 - 08:45 AM |
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In the 7th installment of Tomb Raider, Lara Croft makes her appearance on the Xbox360.  [H]ard|OCP takes on the onerous task of playing through the game to make sure the animation and ...er physics standards are up to par.

Source: [H]ard|OCP