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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

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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

Steve Ballmer email to Microsoft Employees

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With FY08 complete, I want to discuss my priorities for the year ahead and share my thoughts about the key strategic topics that are on everybody's mind, including Windows, competition with Apple and Google, our software plus services strategy, and… Go To Full Article

Five Best Alternative Windows File Managers

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If you're any sort of power user, you've bumped up against the limitations of your operating system's default file manager on countless occasions. The fact is, for advanced file browsing and manipulation, sometimes the default applications—like Windows Explorer or Mac… Go To Full Article

Asus readying G45/G43 motherboards

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Asus is readying its G45 and G43 products and the first models in the new line-up should be the P5Q-EM (G45) and P5QL-EM (G43) which both are mATX motherboards which appears to have pretty solid feature sets. … Go To Full Article

Intel Bloomfield 3.2GHz has 130W TDP

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Intel’s Bloomfield CPU, the fastest of all Nehalems, will be stuck with a 130W TDP. This is quite a good score for a four core CPU with eight thread support especially when we know that Intel Core 2 Extreme 9775… Go To Full Article

AMD Denies Fab Sell-Off

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Advanced Micro Devices is planning to keep its fabs for now. AMD is denying a report that appeared in the Austin American-Statesman that contains an interview with new CEO Dirk Meyer that seemed to indicate that the chip maker was… Go To Full Article

Readyboost for Linux - a quick how to on getting more speed from a USB flash drive

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Readyboost for Vista is a feature added to the OS where you can encourage your limping Vista install to jog a bit faster by essentially using a smallish USB drive as disk cache. There’s also some Vista Voodoo with Superfetch… Go To Full Article

Thermaltake Toughpower 1200 Watt Power Supply Review

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With best-of-class specs and a generous feature set with configuration options, the Thermaltake Toughpower 1200W is tough to beat. The Toughpower line represents Thermaltake's flagship PSU offerings, and the 1200W is a worthy addition, building on a tradition of power,… Go To Full Article

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