Monthly Archives: February 2006

Why Windows Vista Won’t Suck

Extreme Tech has an excellent post on the features of Vista and why they feel that Everyone will want to upgrade this time around. Or do they? We know we titled this piece “Why Windows Vista Won’t Suck” and that’s … Continue reading

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Microsoft unveils Windows Vista times 6

Microsoft unveiled the six, yep six, versions of it’s upcoming Windows product.  Vista is set to release late this year.  The six versions were noted as: Vista Business Vista Enterprise Vista Home Basic Vista Home Premium Vista Ultimate Vista Starter … Continue reading

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HAL 9000 – Now USB?

I got a kick out of seeing this device: It is actually a pretty good deal. $69.99 on ThinkGeek, though it looks like it went out of stock pretty quick. A 1gb USB flashdrive. “Well order it!” “I can’t do … Continue reading

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Professional Gaming league gets funding

WSJ.com (via slashdot) is reporting that Major League Gaming has received $10 million in funding to help with it’s efforts to become a professional sports league.  Holy Buckets!  I knew there was money in the industry, but a professional league … Continue reading

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Ford Developing 60mpg pickup

Ford announced that they are developing a Hybrid pickup that is expected to get 60 mpg. The standard F-150 has a curb weight of about 4800 lbs., which is 65% greater than theToyota Prius, yet incredibly the Hydraulic F-150 with … Continue reading

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Picture of the Day

A board of old Pentium, K6, K6-2 and K6-3 processors I have lying around.

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Is Apple going to give up on OSX?

I normally do not agree with John C. Dvorak. However, in his latest article entitled “Will Apple Adopt Windows?” he argues that Apple will adopt windows and that Steve Jobs will make it acceptable.  I couldn’t agree more. At some … Continue reading

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MS Office Live Beta launches. Where’s Office?

Official news release.  But where’s the office? I don’t know about you but when I think of Microsoft Office, I think Word, Access, Excel and the like.  So shouldn’t Office Live be online versions of those apps?  We aren’t the … Continue reading

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Vonage joins the big boys

Vonage filed with the SEC for a Initial Public Offering today.  Estimated at $250 million. Mark Evans has some interesting comments on it all.  I agree with him.  It is about time. While I think it was smart of them … Continue reading

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IBM Unveils 4-5 Ghz Processors

IBM unveiled the newest line of PowerPC processors today.  The PowerPC6. Bucking a trend in the chip industry, IBM Corp. said Tuesday its upcoming Power6 microprocessor for servers will run at unprecedented speeds while keeping a lid on power requirements … Continue reading

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