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Hard drive shipments grow rapidly despite recession

@ 2008/07/26 read/post comments(3)
With the overall economy in recession and prices for even the highest-end hard drives plummeting, it would seem likely that the hard drive industry would be in dire financial straits. A new report from industry analysis firm iSuppli, however, indicates… Go To Full Article

eVGA Geforce GTX 260 for $214 (AMIR) at Newegg (USA)

@ 2008/07/26 read/post comments(14)
eVGA’s GTX 260 video card is now available from NewEgg at the low, low price of $279.99. I just happen to have here a mail in rebate form (pdf) that will also get you $30 off of that price. So… Go To Full Article

Microsoft to sponsor the Apache Software Foundation

@ 2008/07/25 read/post comments(0)
Today at the OSCON open source software convention, the Apache Software Foundation (ASF) announced an unexpected new sponsor: Microsoft. The Redmond software giant, which will contribute $100,000 annually to the ASF, joins Google and Yahoo as a platinum sponsor of… Go To Full Article

Channel vendors demand card makers recall faulty Nvidia products

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Due to Nvidia did not clearly explaining the details of the faults reported in its notebook GPUs, some channel vendors have demanded graphics card makers issue a recall for desktop-based discrete graphics cards using the same GPU core, according to… Go To Full Article

Walton Chaintech Debuts APOGEE GT DDR3 1800 4GB Low Voltage Memory Module

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Walton Chaintech Debuts APOGEE GT DDR3 1800 4GB Low Voltage Memory Module The overclocking memory module specialist, Walton Chaintech Corporation, today debuts the APOGEE GT Blazer DDR3 1800 4GB Low Voltage Memory Module. Supporting EPP 2.0 as… Go To Full Article

NVIDIA Big Bang II nothing more than Driver Update

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WHAT DO YOU do when you suddenly find yourself in second place, trailing badly with no hope for the rest of the year? You stop artificially crippling your drivers and spin it to the users as magnanimous, welcome to Nvidia's… Go To Full Article

ASUS introduces 10 inch Eee PC

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ASUS has added another version of the popular Eee PC to its line-up. The Eee PC 1000HD is the little brother of the Eee PC 1000H, which costs $549,-. The Eee PC 1000HD has a 10 inch screen with a…

System Administrator Appreciation Day

@ 2008/07/25 read/post comments(0)
A sysadmin unpacked the server for this website from its box, installed an operating system, patched it for security, made sure the power and air conditioning was working in the server room, monitored it for stability, set up the software,… Go To Full Article

xTablet T8700 PC works under water

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Poor xTablet. First it's used as a hammer and now it's submerged under water by an accented man in a wetsuit. In the latest test of the xTablet T8700, the guys over at RuggedPCReview swam gingerly with the machine all… Go To Full Article

Foxconn deliberately sabotaging their BIOS to destroy Linux ACPI

@ 2008/07/25 read/post comments(4)
I disassembled my BIOS to have a look around, and while I won't post the results here,I'll tell you what I did find. They have several different tables, a group for Windws XP and Vista, a group… Go To Full Article

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