Archives for January 2006

Gnomedex Is Coming, Gnomedex Is Coming!

Gnomedex is coming, Gnomedex is coming! Yup, the one convention of the year that I make the time to attend is about to spring to life once again! Alright, perhaps it is not set to happen until this summer. Yet one should be aware …continue reading

NVIDIA GeForce and NVIDIA nForce Products Sweep Editorial Awards in January Issue of Maximum PC Magazine

NVIDIA has a lot going for them. From the SLI technology to nForce4 chipset. One area that I am beginning to see an issue is with their drivers, though.

ClearCube, DataSynapse Add Grid-Enabled PC Blade Platform

Hey, just so long as security is a major focus here, then it sounds like these folks are on the right track to server the financial industry’s needs.

IBM Exec Sees Open-source Boom in 2006

I would agree that there is likely to be an OSS boom this year. But I am going to reserve judgement about Linux adoption on a wide scale in the US for now.

New Open-Xchange “OXtender” Enables Replacement of Windows Server

Oh this is pretty juicy. Could Open-Xchange Server 5 be the collaborative environment that we have all been waiting for? I am going to say yes…

The Revolution Will Be Televised… With Open Source

Could it be that OSS will power the video on the Internet revolution? Yes, as a matter of fact it is already happening…

Google Confirms Using Ubuntu Linux, Won’t Say Why

I knew I was right! There is more and more growing evidence that Google is exploring the idea behind a Linux desktop!

Turnabout is Fair Pay?

Definitely some interesting thoughts on how the Internet is affecting newspapers and book publishers. But the real question is how they are going to work with the changing technology?

Search Engines Excel At Turning Shoppers Into Buyers

I agree when it comes down to price and seller rating. Otherwise, eh…not so much. It really depends on the product or service be sought after.

Google misses Street targets, shares tumble

Uh oh, could this be the writing on the wall? Nah, it just means that their shares at Google are going through a rough patch.

Major TV News Web Sites Now Searchable by the Spoken Word

Finally, someone out there has come up with a way to navigate through all of the mess otherwise known as Television. Take a look at TVEyes, it’s pretty cool.

Can Your Website Hurt Your Business?

This must sound insane, but there is some logic here: It is important to understand that in some cases, your Website might not be doing you any favors…

Editor In Chief and CEO of Tom’s Hardware Both Step Down

Wow, this is certainly a shock. It seems that the CEO of Tom’s Hardware decided to step down.

Video Shootout: ATI vs. Nvidia

While I still prefer NVIDIA in the gaming space, it does seem that ATI out performs them in the video viewing arena.

Video games driving music sales

You really should not be surprised to see this statement surface again. After all, this time it is from the land down under and not just the US.

Video: How to Rock at Two Games at Once

No one thought it could be done. One man however, set out to prove that theory wrong…

Smack! Bam! Kids craft video games

Insane as this sounds, there are high school kids creating video games – while at school. Take Antonio Trujillo for instance. Still in the ninth grade and already finished with his first game.

Robin Good’s New Media Picks of the Week: n.37

Sharewood Picnic is my weekly collection of new media resources and tools. In it you find the best new media tools and picks I run into every week during my daily research and explorations into the future of independent media publishing.

This week as before …continue reading

Flushed Away Video Games Coming

This article below is not about a plumbing story, rather a 3rd-person action-platform game that apparently has humor to it.

Enough Of The Slip-Screaming, Already!

Remember how much fun it used to be when you wanted to slipstream a SP into a your Windows CD? Not exactly the good ‘ol days, huh?

Activate Windows

When Windows XP was released, there was a whole bunch of FUD that came with it. Fear, Uncertainty, and Doubt rules our minds when it comes to computers and their operating systems. Within this new version of Windows, we were told that we’d have to …continue reading

EzyWin v4.1

EzyWin allows you to customize your computer, making it more fun and enjoyable.

EzyWin includes managers, which allow you to customize particular parts of your Windows Operating System. These managers are very easy and fun to use, and they include the “Start …continue reading

Buttons For New Google Toolbar

We have fantastic forums – but sometimes you really, really, REALLY need help – and sometimes you really, really, REALLY want to get paid for the information you share. Here’s an example of one of the recent questions that was answered using

Kanoodle Provides Contextual Ads For MSN Spaces

MSN is now sharing pay per click revenues with MSN Spaces bloggers under a new agreement with Kanoodle.

According to SearchEngineJournal:

iTunes Store Giving Music Away

On a whim, I bought the Saturday Night Live – Best of John Belushi offering from the iTunes Store a few weeks ago. I’ve always been a fan of Belushi’s work, so when I saw that the collection was one of the first downloadable videos …continue reading

Got Notes?

Okay, maybe that’s a less than descriptive title, but that’s basically the crux of it: we all have information that we need to organize, move, protect, share, etc. OneNote is just the ticket for this.

I judge software by asking myself (after using it …continue reading

AMD Within Weeks of a Deal With Dell?

Michael Santo of RealTechNews writes:

As we reported earlier, rumors about Dell and AMD have been running rampant lately. Forbes is reporting today that Doug Freedman with American Technology Research has stated that AMD is within weeks of getting CPUs into Dell …continue reading

Do You Really Need to Upgrade Your PDA?

The other day I saw someone pull out a Palm III and use it without a single compliant. When I asked them jokingly if they knew that Palm actually used names instead of just numbers for its new product, they politely responded that the archaic …continue reading

Microsoft’s iPod Killer Revealed

Look at Microsoft thinking about everything. As this photo reveals, there’s a fan on here to keep your music machine running cool as well a button to bring up Clippy when you need help. Oh, don’t worry if things lock up, like the …continue reading

Be My Valentine Apple’s Mobile Me

Hey, this “spy” photo of Apple’s Mobile Me has been sent to both Engadget and TUAW with details of it being the next Apple phone. This photo details a SIM card in the back of a Samsung phone that is in …continue reading