AMD have released official details of the Quad FX platform (previously known as 4x4). The Quad FX platform features AMD’s Dual Socket Direct Connect (DSDC) architecture to deliver dual-socket, multi-core processing for "megatasking enthusiasts". Sounds good ... but ...
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.
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Lots happening in the hardware world this week:- Universal may try to force an iPod royalty fee on Apple- The PS3 is to get 1080p/24 support, and will allow for DVD upscaling- Intel to add pre-standard 802.11n to the Centrino chipset at next update - Transferring movies, ZIP files and PDFs between Zune PMPs
Still looking for some holiday stocking fillers … how about a keyboard? It has 103 keys and can display images on each key using OLEDs (Organic LEDs). Price? If you need to ask the price, this keyboard isn't for you!
Yesterday I blogged about the fact that Microsoft has made some changes to how the WGA (Windows Genuine Advantage) Notifications application works. Today I'll show you some of the changes that Microsoft has carried out to this application to try to make it fairer.
Microsoft has released an update to the Windows Genuine Advantage (WGA) Notification tool.
A couple of AMD related stories that didn't seem to get much coverage last week.
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Treehugger examines how Windows XP wasted about $25 billion worth of energy and contributed 225 million tons of CO2 to the atmosphere over the past 5 years.
I've had a number of people ask me what I think of the transformation packs that allow you to make Windows XP look like Windows Vista. I had to be honest and say that I'd never tried to do this because I've been running Windows Vista betas for months. Anyway, the other day I was creating some operating system new images in VMware and Virtual PC and I decided to give it a go.
There have been a lot of words written about the comments made by Microsoft's CEO Steve Ballmer during a Q&A session after his keynote speech at the Professional Association for SQL Server (PASS) conference in Seattle last week (you know, where he said that Linux used intellectual property patented by Microsoft).