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Samsung´s Media Center Edition 2005

02/08/2005, The consumer electronics giant Samsung is entering in the Windows Media Center arena with the Samsung DM-T40/H300, a very nice PC with a brushed metal finish. The inside is as good as the outside, with a hyper threading (HT) Pentium 4 ($), 512MB ($) of...

Dual-core Pentium 4 coming soon, so what?

02/08/2005, The apparition of the first consumer-level dual-core processor is probably a landmark in the microprocessor history. This means that it has become really hard to make single-core processors faster for general processing. That’s why CPU designers...

Skype for Mac, Linux, Windows and PocketPC

02/01/2005, Skype has official versions for Mac OS X and Linux now. I’m using the windows version and was happy ever since I started. Skype is an internet telephony program that lets you call other Skype users for free. If you want to call a landline phone, you...

Shuttle XPC SB95PV2 SFF Review

01/14/2005, With the XPC SB95PV2, Shuttle has proven that the newest technology such as PCI-Express can be successfully integrated into a Socket 775-based small form-factor (SFF) system. Not only that, the XPC SB95PV2 is the world’s first Intel 925XE-based...

Philips "Media Center Control" Universal Remote

01/12/2005, Philips wants to push the Windows Media Center remote design further with this “Philips Media Center Control” remote that promises to make it easier to access videos, music and photos on your Media Center (MC) PC. The LCD screen on the remote...

Game Makers Support Blu-Ray, so what?

01/10/2005, The rally of game developer heavy weights such as Electronics Arts and Videndi Universal Games around Sony’s next generation DVD format Blu-Ray was largely commented in the press recently. I think that it was over-hyped. “The delivery of...

USB PC Lock System

12/31/2004, This gadget will lock your PC as soon as you get farther than 2 meters from it. Simply plug the USB transmitter (the long one) to your PC and have the receiver on you. If you move away, your PC will be locked until you return with the 2 meters range. This...

Skype for Mac now supports Bluetooth Headsets

12/31/2004, If you’re a Mac Skype user, you might be interested to know that skype now supports Bluetooth. It was a bug that got fixed in the beta 0.13.0.5, along with few other issues. Skype is a Voice Over IP (VOIP) software that allows you to make voice...

Turbo Mode for Firefox

12/30/2004, The Inquirer has a cool tip to make Firefox be even faster then it already is. The tips came from forevergeek.com originally. Here’s what to do:1/ Type “about:config” in the address bar2/ Set change “network.http.pipelining”...

42 percent of wordwide Spam is sent from the US

12/28/2004, For all the talks about spam, there are little to no results. Not so long ago, spam represented 36% of all emails circulating on the internet. The current legislation is simply not working and while many technologies are being proposed to stop spam, none...

Samsung is investing $275M to increase LCD production capacity

12/28/2004, Samsung is going to increase its 7th generation LCD production line and will pay with its own cash reserves. Samsung says that this will help them to meet demand for large size TVs and computer monitors. While there is a slump in the LCD market in...

China "leaps forward" with the next generation internet

12/27/2004, China has started to use CERNET2, the next-generation internet network. It is connecting 25 universities and 20 cities. CERNET stands for China Education and Research NETwork. The network is using IPV6, the next generation Internet Protocol (IP)...