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Azul Zing kicks Java up a notch

Java application performance depends upon the Java Virtual Machine being able to quickly create, use and then destroy pieces of data. Azul Systems has taken its decade of experience building Java acceleration systems and built a new JVM based upon Oracle's HotSpot technology.

August 24, 2012 by

£25m pledged to improve 3G in Northern Ireland

Three and Everything Everywhere will spend £25m improving mobile network coverage in Northern Ireland before the end of 2012.The companies announced the co-operative deal, which is designed to improve network stability, performance and customer experience, on Monday.

February 15, 2012 by

HP Pavilion dm1-4010ez - Better Luck This Time?

After my disappointing experience with the Samsung 305U, I am still looking around for a newer generation netbook/sub-notebook. The basis of my search is that I want an AMD/ATI based system, because I believe it gives good performance, good screen resolution (typically 1366x768) and an HDMI display port.

January 4, 2012 by

dynaTrace version 4

dynaTrace 4 adds user experience and business transaction management to an already strong application performance management product.

November 16, 2011 by

Reminder: Google DNS can slow down Apple TV streaming

The experience of one Mac developer with his new Apple TV box, offers a reminder to the tech-savvy "power user" that Google DNS and OpenDNS may take a serious toll on performance video streaming.

December 19, 2010

Optus defends its 3G network

The nation's number two telco Optus today defended the performance of its 3G mobile network and said it was working to improve customers' experience on it.

July 14, 2010 by

Mac OS Snow Leopard: Great news for Windows 7

Snow Leopard offers an even more streamlined Mac experience than Leopard and noticeably faster interface responsiveness. The application performance, however, is slightly slower than it is with Leopard.

August 26, 2009 by

Are buggy smartphones acceptable at launch?

RIM's BlackBerry Storm may have sold some 500,000 units in the first month following its global release, according to the Wall Street Journal, but in light of the 2.4 million Apple iPhone units sold at launch, perhaps the "clunky software" that crippled user experience and performance at launch may be to blame for consumers' (and reviewers') waning enthusiasm.

January 26, 2009 by

Xubuntu on the Acer Aspire One

I was a bit bored with the sluggish performance of Ubuntu Netbook Remix on my small but perfectly formed Aspire One, so following on from oiio's personal experience, I've installed Xubuntu. It was a bit tricky installing Xubuntu in the first instance -- I had to boot up my other laptop with a live Xubuntu CD, and then create a bootable USB flash drive using Live USB creator.

January 20, 2009 by

Fixing Windows Vista, Part 3: Top Troubleshooting Tools

Today's conventional wisdom, based on more than a year's worth of relentless negative publicity, says Vista is hopelessly broken. In fact, my experience says the exact opposite is true. I believe you have every right to expect excellent performance from Windows Vista, and I'm going to back that conclusion in today's post, the latest in my Fixing Vista series, with details on how to use Vista's built-in tools to find and fix the problems that stand between you and an excellent Vista experience. In this post and its accompanying image gallery, I’ll introduce you to four built-in tools you can use to track down and fix performance problems.

May 6, 2008 by

Shrink wrapped grid computing

As we get more and more used to parallel processing and multi-core architectures I’m noticing an encroaching tide of technology threads that are encouraging us to consider High Performance Computing and Grid Computing as more easily accessible options for intensive computing environments.High Performance Computing and High Performance Technical Computing in my experience are cluster-based highly complex propositions not undertaken lightly.

December 20, 2007 by

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