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Gaming Issues

Hello, my name is Vlad and I consider myself a gamer. Yes, a gamer … that means I come home from school and stick in front of the computer for hours, playing my favorite game online with my friends and Read More

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OS X and DRM . . .

For many, many moons, this little conversation has been lurking in PCdom: “Why can’t Apple bring its OS over to the PC side?” “Because if they did, Apple would never sell another computer; people would just marry the Apple OS Read More

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BiOSual Bid . . .

A month ago, I wanted a Mac that would do Windows. Well, Apple decided they’d better make me happy . They’ve provided the EFI-to-BIOS program needed to boot XP, and the rest of the 83Mb package is basically just Windows Read More

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Word Games . . .

From the Seattle Times (emphases ours). Microsoft announced a new program to label PCs “Windows Vista ready” if they can handle the new operating system going on sale in January. But the stickers don’t tell the whole story, because some Read More

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The Real Question . . .

AMD is likely to do some slick things in the next week. They’re going to have some sort of dog-and-pony show in Prague (Why Prague? What connection is there between Prague and AMD? Why not Dresden, and why is this Read More

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Batty or Brilliant? . . .

Someone sent me a link to a website, and it’s either the most bizarre or brilliant idea I’ve ever found in a website. Update: Before posting this, I doublechecked the link. Unfortunately, it’s one of those “bandwidth exceeded when more Read More

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Intel's Multi-core Roadmap

SUMMARY: Intel shifts marketing thrust to increasing multi-cores in CPUs. Intel recently held a marketing conference for its technology motherboard partners in its super secret advanced development facility called Lab 51 in Nevada. We were fortunate to have one of Read More