Toshiba MP3 player crosses the Pacific

Subject: General Tech | May 1, 2006 - 06:44 PM |
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ExtremeMhz reviews the Toshiba Gigabeat F40, which is incredibly popular in Asia, and is now available here.  Check out the player to see if it lives up to the hype.

Source: ExtremeMhz

Free yourself from the ties that bind

Subject: General Tech | May 1, 2006 - 12:29 PM |
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Wireless USB is here to rid the world of some of the spaghetti that seems to grow near PCs.  Drop by Auphan Online to read about the devices that can use it.

Valve opens the tap on Source for 360

Subject: General Tech | April 27, 2006 - 01:56 PM |
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Valve is now including the X Box360 as a supported platform. Drop by the OCMODSHOP to find out what they know about this announcement.

Source: OCMODSHOP

Don't let your image deteriorate over time

Subject: General Tech | April 25, 2006 - 12:11 PM |
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ExtremeTech touts the benefits of keeping an up to date image of your usual OS installation and programs.  Instead of having to reinstall everything from scratch after a bad thing happens, just restore from the image.

Intel Unveils Game-Changing Direction For Business PCs

Subject: General Tech | April 24, 2006 - 06:55 PM |
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SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 24, 2006 —
The way the world views and uses business PCs is about to change with
the introduction of Intel Corporation's new Intel® vPro™ technology, a
revolutionary shift in desktop PC security and manageability along with
remarkable energy-saving computing performance.

Make your nano nigh indestructable

Subject: General Tech | April 21, 2006 - 06:56 PM |
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Futurelooks introduces you to the OtterBox, a case for iPod Nanos that does more than just protect it from scratches, it makes it waterproof.  It also happens to be transparent, so you can show off any modifications you might have added.

"They're small, they scratch, they're fragile, they're the iPod nanos! OtterBox has created a

solution to keeping these expensive little digital lifestyle accessories safe and sound, even

underwater."

Here is some more Tech News from around the web:

Source: futurelooks

The Stainless Steel Silicon Cyborg Rat is coming

Subject: General Tech | April 21, 2006 - 12:30 PM |
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According to a link on MAKE:Blog, a rat neuron was able to ping a computer chip.  Cyborg bodies and brain implants would seem to be one step closer!

Source: MAKE: Blog

It's a stealth Razer

Subject: General Tech | April 20, 2006 - 02:45 PM |
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The Razer Pro|Solutions set is a mouse and mousepad with all the quality and features you expect from their gaming mice, but with a paintjob that makes it almost indistinguishable from a normal mouse.  Read the review at ExtremeMhz, then get one for your office desk.

Source: ExtremeMhz

AMD sneaks in a new process

Subject: General Tech | April 19, 2006 - 12:35 PM |
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Drop by The Inquirer to find out how AMD has managed to get Fab 30 to produce a lot more wafers than originally expected, in a very creative way.  Hope we will see price cuts on some of the chips.

Source: The Inquirer

Nearly new is nearly as good, at least

Subject: General Tech | April 18, 2006 - 06:24 PM |
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While reviewing Logitech's X-530 5.1 speaker system, Think Computers reminds us of a good way to get deals ...  never forget about refurbished items.  If you can find a reputable seller, then the item will be nearly new, if not indistinguishable from brand new.

That's why we have a Hot Deals Forum and a Trading Post.