Monthly Archives: May 2013

What operating system to buy?


The current most popular operating system for desktop computers is Windows 8, which is the latest offering from Microsoft. You can still buy Windows 7 if you prefer the interface, but because Windows 8 was just released we do not recommend going with any other OS to ensure future compatibility with all hardware and software. […]

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Intel’s ARM killer: Silvermont


Intel Silvermont (notice it’s not Silvermount, but Silvermont!) is here and signals Intel’s entry into mobile. While the world collectively says ‘it’s about time’, it’s important to understand that even though Intel is new to the mobile game, their technology is years ahead of all the major competitors. This includes ARM. Intel’s already bragging that […]

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Intel’s Haswell Features being leaked: Ultra Low Power Consumption


According to a press release by Enermax, your power supply may or may not be able to support one of the upcoming Haswell’s lower power consumption features: the advanced power consumption C6/C7 modes Intel is touting. According to Intel, while in these ‘power conservation’ modes your processor will draw as little as .05 Amps. To […]

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Is lightscribe technology dead?


If you’ve been paying attention to the DVDRW drive market recently you may have noticed one thing standing out – there are almost no DVD burners available with lightscribe technology anymore. You may say that lightscribe technology is being made obsolete. Granted, lightscribe was never really a universally adopted technology and while people were interested […]

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