Rush & Nelly Furtado

Sorry this is not IT related but I thought it might be fun. Rush’s new album is called “Snakes & Arrows” and you can listen to the new single www.rush.com . World wide tour dates have been announced and they are coming to my town!!! I am sooooooo in! Nelly Read more…

Wii Outsells Xbox, PS3 in January

By Ed Oswald, www.BetaNews.com The Nintendo Wii continues to be a consumer favorite, according to sales data for January released by the NPD Group Wednesday. Meanwhile, the aging PlayStation 2 edged out the Xbox 360 for the number two spot. Nintendo’s next-generation console remains a big hit, selling some 436,000 Read more…

Sun, Windows Make Server Share Gains

By Ed Oswald, BetaNews.com http://www.betanews.com/article/Sun_Windows_Make_Server_Share_Gains/1156349073 Sun continued to show a resurgence in the worldwide server market in the second quarter of 2006, as the industry overall showed positive revenue growth for the first time in three quarters, research firm IDC said Wednesday. All of the growth could be attributed to Read more…

WOW!!! AMD, ATI Merge in $5.4 Billion Deal

BetaNews.com http://www.betanews.com/article/AMD_ATI_Merge_in_54_Billion_Deal/1153751660 AMD confirmed rumors Monday and said it was merging with graphics chipmaker ATI in a transaction worth $5.4 billion. The first computer systems that would take advantage of the strengths of the combined company will begin appearing in 2007, the company said. The merger will allow AMD to Read more…

4.1 GHz Dual Core at $130 – Can it be True?

TomsHardware.com http://www.tomshardware.com/2006/05/10/dual_41_ghz_cores/ ED: The following is a summary of a 45 page document with excellent detail and graphics …The basic stats for this insignificant-seeming budget processor read as follows: Pentium D 805 clocked at 2.66 GHz, equipped with two processor cores both with 64 bit support. At your friendly neighborhood Read more…

Simple 2 Minute Instructional Video on How to Change Your Laptop LCD

MobilityGuru.com http://www.mobilityguru.com/2006/02/24/how_to_replace_a_broken_laptop_or_notebook_display/page2.html …I’d more or less stumbled across the Web site of a company named ScreenTek Limited a few weeks later. Their offerings certainly sounded tempting. For only $100, they would swap my old, damaged display for a gleaming new one. Other options included a new standard display for $362 Read more…