Archive for July, 2006

July 30, 2006

Competition is good. Well, in the CPU world that is. With Intel’s Core 2 Duo CPU officially released (although not widely available) and recent AMD price cuts, consumers have plenty of choices for new systems this year. From a performance standpoint, we have a new winner in the CPU world: Intel’s Core 2 Duo. Gone […]

July 13, 2006

Prepare to drool. Click here. (Clean up your drool. Drool and keyboards don’t mix.) After reading (in various car magazines and online) about the 2007 Infiniti G35 Coupe for a few months, I want to see it in person.  It looks similar to my current G35 Coupe, but has been redesigned slightly all around. Very […]

July 13, 2006

Shutdown.  Unplug 74 GB Western Digital Raptor.  Plug in 150 GB Western Digital Raptor.  Boot up. No hard disks detected. I was scratching my head in disbelief when I saw the above error message after installing a Western Digital Raptor 150 GB in my system.  It spun up and wasn’t detected.  I thought, ‘OK, maybe […]

July 10, 2006

You’ve probably been asking yourself, “Should I buy a CPU now or wait?” Well, wait no more.  Updated prices for?current AMD CPUs and upcoming Intel CPUs are disclosed below (from confirmed sources): AMD Athlon 64 X2 3800+  Current: $303 USD   July 24: $152 USD AMD Athlon 64 X2 4200+  Current: $365 USD   July 24: $187 […]

July 6, 2006

Microsoft realized they were losing $2 billion a year due to the piracy of their operating system (among other software).  So, Microsoft’s product managers got together and decided they needed to end piracy of their primary operating system once and for all.  But how  They tried various techniques, all of which inevitably failed. Fast forward […]