I've noticed that over in the TalkBack section of Zack Whittaker's post on his hard drive going belly up that a few readers have suggested a possible fix involving swapping the logic board of the dead drive with one from a working drive.
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Here is an image that Microsoft has been showing to delegates at this year's Worldwide Partner Conference ... and it disturbs me.
A warning for all Boot Camp users ...
The big name OEMs spend millions of dollars on ads which try to tell customers what they want from their next computer. You need this processor, or that much RAM, a certain amount of disk space, so many hours of battery life or a a screen that's so-and-so across. But what do you want from your next computer?
Welcome to the updated and revamped Hardware 2.0 "Very Best Kit List" for May/Jun 09. Here I've put together a list of the best high-end and mid-range and budget components currently available. So if you're thinking of buying, building or even upgrading a PC, this list is a must-read for you!
Windows 7 certainly seems set to become the best incarnation of Windows yet. But despite all the updates and tweaks that I've seen in Windows 7, I still feel that this OS is missing features that I think should be part of a modern OS.
Yesterday I came across a number of websites and blogs reporting that NVIDIA had issued a recall for GeForce 8800GTX boards due to an incorrect resistor being fitted. It seems that these reports weren't accurate. There is no recall.
AMD has released an out-of-cycle hotfix for this month's Catalyst 10.8 drivers. This update contains fixes for those running the latest Radeon silicon on Windows Vista and 7, 32-bit and 64-bit editions.
Help CERN in the hunt for the Higgs boson particle.
Attention Kindle owners ... a new software update is out that might be of interest to you!