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Initial Venice Results

I’ve looked at enough early Venice results to come to the conclusion that 3GHz isn’t a realistic expectation when you use air or even water cooling. The only way you can realistically expect to hit 3GHz or more is with Read More

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All Marketers Are Liars

There’s a book coming out next week which ought to be required reading for a very sizable chunk of the world, and certainly the computer hardware audience. The book is called, All Marketers Are Liars : The Power of Telling Read More

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Computex Questions

I decided to attend Computex in Taiwan next month. For those that are not familiar with it, it is THE Computer trade show (IMHO). This year, there will be 1,347 exhibitors showing wares of all kinds in 2,828 booths. Last Read More

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Is The iPod An iFad?

Bill Gates thinks the iPod is a passing fad. He thinks the future belongs to music-playing mobile phones. If you think about the statement, it really is two statements: Mobile phones will eventually take over playing music from standalone players. Read More

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Speaking With Forked Tongue

The beginning of this article says it all: AMD said it would be switching the whole of its family to dual cores at least a year before Intel managed to shift its uniprocessors to dual core systems. Hmmm. Dual-cores go Read More