Subject: General Tech | November 14, 2005 - 06:00 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
R&B Mods tests a Creative X-fi Fatal1ty soundcard out. If you are in the mood for a new soundcard, and are looking for one of the best, you've found the most likely suspect.
"Today we are taking a look at one of the new Creative sound cards from their new X-fi series. We
recieved their Fatal1ty card which is the middle card out of three different price classes.
Subject: General Tech | November 14, 2005 - 02:34 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
If you have been having difficulty setting up, or evenjust understanding VPNs, PC Stats has a posted a guide that is sure to help. They also cover the security aspects of having one running on your network.
"This article is intended to deal with creating Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) to connect a home
network with the outside world.
Subject: General Tech | November 14, 2005 - 12:01 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
SEATTLE, WA, November 14, 2005 - AMD (NYSE: AMD) and Cray Inc, (Nasdaq NM: CRAY) today announced that they have signed an agreement that extends their successful relationship through the end of the decade. Cray will continue to use AMD Opteron(tm) processors for the microprocessor-based supercomputer products Cray develops during this period. In addition, the two firms will actively collaborate on Cray's mid-2006 proposal for Phase 3 of the federal government's DARPA HPCS (High Productivity Computing Systems) program.
"After an extensive review of marketplace alternati
Subject: General Tech | November 14, 2005 - 11:52 AM | Jeremy Hellstrom
NEW YORK CITY-NOVEMBER 14, 2005-AMD (NYSE:AMD) today announced that the Grand Ole Opry, the world's most venerated name in country music, will be capturing live performances tonight at Carnegie Hall using AMD64 processors. The special Carnegie Hall event commemorates the 80th anniversary of live Grand Ole Opry broadcasts and will feature performances by many of today's top musical artists. The performances will provide content for a planned 5.1 surround sound DVD.
Subject: General Tech | November 11, 2005 - 04:51 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Pro-clockers has a guide on how to install a window into your PC. If you've got the tools and the time, it can really make your case look unique.
"Nowadays, there are countless numbers of computer cases available with panels
that have been pre-fabricated with windows. Two of the most popular methods of
window mounting are gluing and riveting, both of which work quite well but
leave something to be desired aesthetically.
Subject: General Tech | November 10, 2005 - 04:28 PM | Jonathan Hung
Since publishing our review of the X-Fi sound card, i've heard about incompatibilities with the X-Fi and certain nForce 4 motherboards.
Subject: General Tech | November 10, 2005 - 12:43 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
SANTA CLARA, Calif., Nov. 10, 2005 — Intel Corporation today announced that its board of directors has approved a 25 percent increase in the quarterly cash dividend to 10 cents per share beginning with the dividend that will be declared in the first quarter of 2006.
Subject: General Tech | November 10, 2005 - 11:42 AM | Jeremy Hellstrom
According to this article on CNET, not only are we in for another run of bad capacitors on mobos and graphics cards, some of them won't be easy to spot. Not all bad caps rust, ooze or buldge, some sit there looking perfectly healthy while secretly sabotaging your enjoyment. They offer a few hints to spot them, without bringing out the ocilliscope.
"Not all broken capacitors will bulge, swell and burst, however.
Subject: General Tech | November 9, 2005 - 07:00 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Das Keyboard, if you haven't run into a mention of it yet, get over to The Moditory to see what people are talking about. If you have, but aren't sure if you really want to take your computing to that level, read the review, and see if it makes your mind up one way or the other.
"Looking for a new keyboard to proclaim your status of Geekdom?
The DAS Keyboard is a product invented by Ãœber Geek Daniel Guermeur intended to make a bold
statement to enthusiasts.