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A PR Blunder Or Not?

The Inquirer had an article the other day reporting that one consulting firm, Insight 64, thinks AMD is being downright negligent in not talking about its 90nm Winchester chips. With all due respect, we think AMD has very good reason Read More

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PC Radiator Selection

SUMMARY: It’s all about surface area… After testing a number of radiators, I thought sharing some thoughts on what to look for in buying a PC radiator would be in order. The Basics Selecting any chip cooling device rests on Read More

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Edging Downward

Almost two weeks ago, we wrote about AMD pricing. Let’s see what’s happened to the low U.S. Pricewatch price for the lower end of AMD’s Hammer line since then: CPU Socket 11/14 Price 11/27 Price Sempron 3100: 130nm 754 $111 Read More

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OC Forums Spyware Challenge

They came, they saw, they got infected… The OC Forums “Spyware Challenge” has come and gone, but shadows of its passing still linger in the minds of those who experienced it. Some may call it reckless, others might even refer Read More

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HR 2391: Revamped

Last Saturday, the Senate unanimously passed a rather morphed version of HR2391. To make a long story short, it has a new name: S. 3021, and you can find it here. It’s a stripped-down version of what we talked about Read More

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H.R. 2391: Part II

The Prohibition That Wasn’t Many places have reported that part of H.R. 2391 will make it a crime to fast-forward through a DVD or video. They have done so because some lobbying group says so. It’s just not so. It’s Read More

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Wireless FiXP

Wireless FiXP is a simple command line tool that enables the ‘Wireless Zero Configuration Service’ under Windows XP, waits for a connection and then again disables the service. This tool has been developed since a lot of XP users have Read More