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First Glimpse of Intel's 45nm Process Technology

First Glimpse of Intel's 45nm Process Technology

Intel has a breakthrough in transistor technology that Gordon Moore states is the biggest change yet since the late 1960s. Featured in their upcoming 45nm process technology, Intel has shared with us some of this information and even that of their upcoming Penryn family of processors for 2008!

Blu-ray and HD DVD: Is Your PC Ready? - Part 2: Performance

Blu-ray and HD DVD: Is Your PC Ready? - Part 2: Performance

In the second part of our series of articles focusing on next generation media playback on the PC, we look at HD DVD playback performance numbers, hardware acceleration techniques and CPU decoding overhead with an entry-level Intel Core 2 Duo processor.

Windows Vista - How Secure is the New OS?

Windows Vista - How Secure is the New OS?

Security in the Windows operating system has never been a proud highlight of the past, but Microsoft is all out to change that perception with Windows Vista that's just around the corner. We took Vista for a spin to find out just how secure it claims to be and if consumers can finally put their mind at ease with the new OS.

Top 100 Products of 2006

Top 100 Products of 2006

2006 has been an exhilarating year, probably even the busiest in recent times for hardware developments in the C.E and computing space. To sum up this eventful year, we've selected 100 of the finest products that best capture technology advances and record setters of the year.

The Dawn of High Definition

The Dawn of High Definition

You've heard the marketing chatter, but in this article, we show you what high-definition capable hardware and content can offer you. Read on as we show you what's it like to watch movies, play games and capture videos, all in HD. Trust us, you will never want to turn back to standard definition after reading this.

Company of Hereos: Patch 1.3 Rescues SLI!

Company of Hereos: Patch 1.3 Rescues SLI!

Company of Heroes, the latest group-based RTS game, has taken the gaming community by storm with its captivating game play, graphics and other elements. However SLI support was left broken. The latest patch offers a free performance boost for all users and breaths new life to SLI. Read on for the juicy details and more!

Linux on the PS3: First Encounters

Linux on the PS3: First Encounters

What do geeks do when confronted with one of the hottest game consoles at the moment, one that is going on eBay for many times its list price? Why, they try to install Linux on it of course. Join us as we turn our PS3 into a card carrying member of the Linux community.

NVIDIA nForce 600i Series - Intel Platform Core Logic Technology Overview

NVIDIA nForce 600i Series - Intel Platform Core Logic Technology Overview

The highly anticipated nForce 600i series of chipsets for the Intel platform have been released by NVIDIA with promises of extreme overclocking support for the Core 2 Duo. 1333MHz FSB and DDR2-1200 are only the highlights of the nForce 680i SLI, but what else is there? Find out inside.

NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTX / GTS (G80) - The World's First DX10 GPU

NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTX / GTS (G80) - The World's First DX10 GPU

Hidden in secrecy for four years, the G80 graphics core comes alive in the form of the GeForce 8800 series. Boasting a new unified architecture, NVIDIA's Lumenex engine and the first DirectX 10 GPU ready for whatever Windows Vista and its games have in store, the flagship GeForce 8800 GTX is a showstopper!

Blu-ray and HD DVD: Is Your PC Ready for it?

Blu-ray and HD DVD: Is Your PC Ready for it?

You may have or think you have a High Definition capable PC today, but are you ready to embrace Blu-ray and HD DVD yet? In this article, we take a look at what is needed to get a PC truly ready for the next generation HD media and some of our early musings on quality.

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