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Planned Obsolescence . . .

Sometimes, the devil is in the details. For at least some, the most important item about the upcoming AM2 platform from AMD is not how well it works or anything like that, but rather that their current cooling solution probably

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Turn On Vs. Boot Up . . .

Up to now, “turn on” and “boot up” have been synonomous terms, but that may not be for much longer. In an article about carbon nanotube memory, the folks developing it makes two promises: 1) You’ll see some sometime next

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The Victorian Internet . . .

In the United States, commercial telegramming has Western Union ending telegram service. Your initial reaction is likely, “My, my, aren’t we being exceedingly retro this morning, Ed?” Not at all, but don’t worry, this will not be a “Morse code

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Hatching Eggs . . .

Remember x86-64? The stick AMD was supposed to beat Intel to death with? Then Intel got themselves the same stick, and the would-be beaters found something else to talk about. Yes, AMD is doing better now, but not because of