Vista Might Not Be Such A Bad Upgrade After All

Even though I have not been offered a chance to try the new Windows Vista OS myself just yet, the more I hear the more I like. For the first time in a very long time, it appears that we have a truly fresh kernel …continue reading

Bad Motherboard? Help Troubleshooting PC

Troubleshooting a motherboard takes time and skill. As you will discover from this forum post made recently, sometimes it also takes a little teamwork, too.

Mini-ITX motherboard aims for industrial uses

Not something that you have likely read about thus far, the MB877 Mini-ITX motherboard is seeking to become a player in many aspects of business level computing…

Epox EP-9GF6100MJ Review

Look, sometimes AMD fans do not have a bundle of cash to blow on a new MoBo. In situations like this, perhaps a new board like the Epox EP-9GF6100MJ would make sense?

TiVo CEO May Aim To Make Hardware Free

Now we are talking! Heck, I would be all over a TiVo if they’d give away the hardware along with the purchase of service! Makes sense to me…

Phoenix makes a compelling case for the Open Source BIOS

Compelling might be an understatement! They actually have a lot of outstanding points to consider. Yes, the idea of Open Source BIOS may sound insane to some. But to companies like Phoenix, the logic is there for those who wish to see it.

Develop your own filesystem with FUSE

Be a hero, create your own file system! Thanks to FUSE, you can in fact make this potential dream a reality! The best part is, there no kernel programming required.

Longhorn vs. Linux: the server battle of 2007

As much as I hate to say it, it feels like desktop Linux is pretty much stagnant until the release of Novell 10. But the race for server supremacy will heat up with the release of Vista, no question there.

Tux-shaped computer runs Linux

Appropriate and cool! Yes, this is not just a case for those of the penguin variety. This Tux case as it were, is a clever combination of modding and branding – all rolled up together.

Mandriva to help build “Social Semantic Desktop”

A Social Semantic Desktop? What the heck is that? Well, if all goes well it could create a truly collaborative environment for the PC world for starters.

Sputnik AP 160 – New Thoughts

So, I finally managed to set aside the time to get the Sputnik AP 160 setup earlier this afternoon. To start with, everything was going to plan. Unfortunately, they forgot to email me some needed verification information. OK, mistakes happen. This is not a …continue reading

Video editing- A major need for linux

As I read this piece below, I found myself agreeing with this budding young writer on more than one point. Does Linux need a really good video editor; coupled along with plenty of video camera drivers – yes it does.

Search Engine, LookSmart, Releases New Ad Center API

Most us do not likely seek out and use LookSmart. But there is a better than likely chance that we have used their services behind the scenes more than you might expect. Well, if you are an API buff, they have just released an API …continue reading

TVGuide.com Updates Search Engine

Does anyone still use TV Guide? Anyone under 80 that is. Regardless, it seems that they have updated their Website’s search engine to help make sure that all three of you without a DVR won’t miss your favorite programs. (I’m kidding about the DVR crack, …continue reading

Understanding “Who” you are to the search engines

Much like with any business venture, having a good marketing plan is a must! But for a newly created search engine, this requires you to brand the living crap out of your work. And that my friends, is not as easy as it might sound…

Start Your Own Search Engine

The article below does beg an important question: Is it really worth starting up your own search engine for fun and profit? Some might argue that it is a waste of time. Yet there are others still, that might beg to differ with that line …continue reading

Google offers DIY web design

Since half of the day’s stories are about Google’s new design suite for Webbers, I cannot avoid it: Google’s new Web design tools have thus far, been met with mixed reviews. While it is amazingly simple to use, I do question its overall value.

Web design firm patents most Internet rich media

Well yippy-skippy for Balthaser Online! So they managed to convince the patent office to give them ownership rights to Flash, Flex, Java, Ajax, and XAML. Did they create these technologies? Hmm…

Web Design: What Fonts to Use?

We might not think that it matters much. However reality tends to dictate that using the right sort of font is just as important as the color scheme we opt for in our Web site creations.

Sony Ericsson Debuts First 3MP Cameraphone in U.S.

First off, hate the name. Still, as much success as MySpace has seen, who knows? Perhaps Google’s version will fare well in the winds of human networking?

Sony Ericsson Debuts First 3MP Cameraphone in U.S.

While three mega-pixel is nothing for today’s digital cameras, it does present some cool possibilities for those camera-phone enthusiasts.

iLoad to link iPod Nano to mobile phone music stores

Well, I guess this had to be one option eventually. Based on what I understand, a user can actually use iLoad-c to connect to mobile phone music stores from some pretty big name providers.

Virus makes leap from PC to PDA

Oh this sucks. According to News.com, there has allegedly been an instance of a a PC virus jumping ship over to a connected mobile device.

Testing of Windows Live services continues

I suppose that for some, the testing of the Windows Live service must be feeling like the start of a full time job. Not a bad thing really, just means there is still much of the jury out as to a collective consensus on its …continue reading

‘Project Higgins’ to give users control over personal info online

This project Higgins sounds fascinating. But the big question is whether or not it will really ever be something that people can accept in everyday life?

Diverse Coalition Battles AOL’s Pay-To-Send E-Mail System

Who’d thought. Another AOL idea could potentially hit the proverbial fan. From the looks of it, some organizations are less than thrilled about the idea of a pay-per-send email system.

Blu-ray bowing on May 23

Alright, it seems that Sony is ‘ready to rumble’ with their not-so-famed Blu-ray format. Coupled with some movies, the biggest debut in my opinion will happen when the PS3 actually bothers to show up on the store shelves. Short of that, I am not too …continue reading

The 3rd, & final part on Video games, and their treatment by the media

In a perfect world, good taste and common sense would prevail. Companies would not have to be confronted with this issue and the games never would have happened in the first place. Unfortunately this is not the case. The games are here and choices will …continue reading

The 3rd, & final part on Video games, and their treatment by the media

In a perfect world, good taste and common sense would prevail. Companies would not have to be confronted with this issue and the games never would have happened in the first place. Unfortunately this is not the case. The games are here and choices will …continue reading

The 3rd, & final part on Video games, and their treatment by the media

In a perfect world, good taste and common sense would prevail. Companies would not have to be confronted with this issue and the games never would have happened in the first place. Unfortunately this is not the case. The games are here and choices will …continue reading