10/12/2011, Most games can run fine on a quad-core processor computer. In fact a lot of them already do great on dual-core processor – but that hasn’t stopped processor manufacturers from pushing the bar when it comes to speed and power. AMD recently released its new eight-core Bulldozer FX CPUs, and CyberpowerPC has been one of the companies to quickly take advantage of the processors for its gaming PC lineup. Called […]
10/10/2011, If you watch movies such as Die Hard 4.0, you’ll know that governments in general do not hold much love for hackers and viruses, but what happens when the government itself is accused of developing a virus? While that sounds like it could be a plot for a movie, German hackers called the Chaos Computer Club (CCC) have discovered a trojan which they’re claiming was written by the German government.
10/05/2011, Do you happen to be in possession of some rather nifty hacking knowledge, and also a £30 graphics card lying around the basement somewhere? If you answered “Yes” on both accounts, then good – chances are you are already equipped to be able to crack passwords in just a dozen seconds. This was what business hosting firm UKFast revealed as part of Cyber Security Awareness Month, where they laid claim […]
10/04/2011, [CEATEC 2011] Pioneer did reveal a bicycle computer at CES 2011 earlier this year, but fast forward 10 months and you see bicycles get some lovin’ over at CEATEC 2011 in Japan as well. There is not much information on this particular cyclometer (if you can call it one), where we can more or less guess those with a fitness regime will most probably find it useful – assuming it […]
10/02/2011, As it was announced a month ago, today, Sony refreshed its Sony VAIO S Series lineup, with the addition of the full HD 15.5-inch model, the Sony VAIO SE, which aims at people who like to watch movies on their laptop. Except for the larger screen size, the different storage capacity (500GB vs. 640GB), the battery life and the dedicated 10-key, the VAIO SE packs the same features as the […]
09/23/2011, Are you looking forward to playing Valve’s DotA 2 (Defense of the Ancients)? If you are, here’s the good news – Valve may be pushing out the game earlier than they had initially anticipated, although as to when exactly remains to be seen.
09/14/2011, How would you like to have learned your entire high school education in as little as one year?Now that is certainly a very interesting prospect to consider, especially when we have spent the better part of a few years, walking up and down those corridors only to take our time in learning – when you compare it to the cloud computing game known as “Speed to Learn”, of course. Developed […]
09/13/2011, Now if there is one thing that our great grandparents need not worry about when they died was whether they had any digital data to pass down to their descendants – these days, with so many of us having our lives inter-twined in the computer world, what will happen to our blogs, websites, and digital information when we pass on? To date, laws in the US as well as other […]
09/09/2011, While both Mac and Windows computers have pros and cons (I’m not going to get into a debate about which one is better) there’s one thing that Macs have consistently been beating Windows in, and that is the “out of box experience” (OOBE). Macs require very little setting up to do, users can basically plug the computer in, turn it on and start using it within a couple of minutes. […]
09/07/2011, The Business Software Alliance (BSA) has recently published a report saying that almost half the world’s PC users acquire software illegally and think that it’s okay to do so. It recently published on its blog: 47% of personal computers acquire software through illegal means most of the time, with folks in developing countries contributing to most of the piracy. The BSA conducted its research by surveying approximately 15,000 PC users […]
09/07/2011, Today, HP is launching its new All-in-One PCs lineup, following the trend that shows a 40% penetration in the US desktop PC market. The HP Omni 120 and HP Omni 220 are the non-touch consumer models of the product line. The entry-level HP Omni 120 runs either the latest AMD Fusion or Intel processors, featuring a 20-inch HD display, a 750 GB hard drive, built-in speakers (selected models with Beats […]
09/07/2011, HP, like the whole industry, is pushing All-in-One PCs both for consumers and small businesses. According to HP, the All-in-One PC segment has a 40% penetration rate in the US desktop PC market (retail). Today and for the third time, HP is refreshing its TouchSmart lineup with the introduction of the HP TouchSmart 320 (20-inch), HP TouchSmart 420 (21.5-inch) and HP TouchSmart 520 (23-inch) on the consumer side and […]
08/30/2011, In 2008, a company called Otoy has set the goal to revolutionize gaming by offering vastly superior rendering capabilities by replacing your PC or console with a massive cloud (farm of servers). Today, Otoy is still pursuing this goal, but the company has slightly changed its aim. In addition to game developers, Otoy will now provide tools for film makers as well. While powerhouses like Pixar, Dreamworks or ILM have […]
08/30/2011, If you’re attending IFA and you’re interested in displays, you might want to check out LG’s booth as it seems that LG has just revealed two new computer monitors that you should be able to see for yourself.