Is browser performance affected by OS, CPU and the amount of RAM available? Let's see by comparing a 3.2GHz quad-core system with 2GB of RAM on Vista SP1 32-bit to a Windows XP SP2 system with 256MB of RAM and a 2.1GHz dual-core CPU.
Adrian Kingsley-Hughes sifts through the marketing hyperbole and casts his critical eye over the latest technological innovations to find out which products make the grade and which don't.
Adrian Kingsley-Hughes is an internationally published technology author who has devoted over a decade to helping users get the most from technology.
And it's out! Mozilla release Beta 4 of Firefox 3.0. And it is good!In this post I take a look at some of the changes in this beta and benchmark it against other popular browsers.
The Wal-Mart chain has now officially ended sales of the Green gPC Linux systems in its stores citing that these systems "wasn't what our customers were looking for". A promising move for Linux ends badly. Has this killed consumer-oriented Linux PCs?
It's official - Microsoft has slashed the price of Xbox 360 in Europe.
Quick poll ... What do you do with your old PCs? Are you a hoarder or a recycler?
There's no doubting that Skulltrail is a beast of a platform, but this power comes at a cost. What do you need to put together an eight-core Skulltrail system? How much will it cost? Can you do it cheaper?
A reader set me an email challenge the other day - put together a cheap yet well spec-ed and relatively powerful office PC that's up to the challenge of running Vista. To make the challenge even harder, the whole package (PC, keyboard, mouse, LCD panel and Vista OS) had to come in at under $600 (the reader wanted to build five of these systems). Can it be done? Read on to find out.
In case you didn't know, this is the weekend when US Daylight Saving Time starts - this is the switch where you get an hour less in bed. At 02:00 local time Sunday morning the clocks go forward an hour.
In an interview with HEXUS.tv Jon Peddie, one of the world's leading experts on the graphics market, suggests that Intel's Larrabee general purpose GPU/stream processor will steal market share from AMD and nVIDIA.
In the collective rush to pat Apple on the back for releasing an SDK for the iPhone platform (some segments of the media are acting like they've never seen an SDK before - did they think there could be an iPhone platform without one?) it seems, from my perspective at least, to be some serious issues being overlooked.