Archive for June, 2006

June 27, 2006

I’m referring to no other than AMD and Intel.  AMD has held the processor crown from the latter part of 2005 through most of 2006. Things are about to change, for the better. As I previously stated, Intel is releasing their new Core 2 Duo (codenamed Conroe) processor on July 23rd.  I was skeptical as […]

June 12, 2006

After days of waiting patiently, I finally decided to stay up until the wee early hours on a Friday evening to download Microsoft Vista Beta 2 at breakneck speeds. Was it worth the wait? Well, I’d have to say, ‘No!’. In fact, 30 minutes after I’d installed it (to take a couple of pictures), I […]

June 9, 2006

Yesterday, Microsoft made Windows Vista Beta 2 available to the public through its new Customer Preview Program (CPP). It’s an interesting initiative that deserves some merit, but I think Microsoft underestimated how many downloads they would receive following the initial announcement. Let?s just say that Microsoft had to resort to sending out an announcement from […]

June 6, 2006

Just when you thought it was safe to pick up an Intel CPU, there’s news of yet another price cut. Don’t get me wrong. Price cuts are good. Well, very good for consumers. Personally, I’m waiting until Intel releases their new Conroe (aka Core 2 Duo) CPU before purchasing any new components for my desktop […]