Seagate Drive Crisis FAQ

In case you are unaware of the news, below is a brief, followed by my FAQ’s http://www.betanews.com/article/Seagate_confronts_an_overflow_of_bricked_hard_drives/1232564973 The scope of the problem is so massive, with so many users complaining in so many places online and attributing any drive failure to this problem, that it’s difficult to determine what exactly […]

Vista SP1 – What are the Notable Changes

Hardware Ecosystem Support and Enhancements · Adds support for new UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface) industry standard PC firmware for 64-bit systems with functional parity with legacy BIOS firmware, which allows Windows Vista SP1 to install to GPT format disks, boot and resume from hibernate using UEFI firmware. · Adds […]

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 […]

XP Won’t Run on Intel MacBook, iMac

By Nate Mook, BetaNews January 11, 2006, 1:15 PM With the announcement of the first Intel based Macs yesterday, many users have rejoiced in being able to dual-boot both Mac OS X and Windows. Unfortunately, this is not the case; due to Apple’s use of the extensible firmware interface (EFI) […]