Saturday, June 25

nVidia Releases New 7800 GPU

    It's that time again, on the pooper and lookin for something to read...
    Video card maker nVidia announced on Tuesday evening at a LAN tournament / product announcement event at Fort Mason in San Francisco, a new GPU processor that claims to be double the speed of its previous flagship processor - the 6800... Current nVidia video cards have the ability to sport two cards in tandem for less load on one board, creating faster frame rates and smoother gameplay but results in higher cooling and power requirements... Newegg carries a few of the boards that support the new 7800 processor here including a BFG and a Gigabyte model starting at a mere $600... Now, I guess my only thought is... If you can afford to buy this card and have a decent 'top o da lline pc' to support it, you should kick your own ass and save me the trouble...

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Friday, June 17

Dream On... Dream Yourself a Dream Come True

    The last time that I upgraded my computer is when ddr system memory was released... Needless to say, I'm not running a dual core, a dual processor, dual channel, dual monitor, dual video card (sli), or 64 bit anything... Soooooo, I virtually put together a new computer on Newegg, revised it a thousand times, and I think it's finally done and ready to be purchased... Of course I don't have near the $2,000 that it requires, but a man can dream...

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Thursday, June 16

Woman Misunderstands Place In Society

    Sad day for the United States Air Force this week, where the first woman has been allowed to join the world-famous Thunderbirds aircraft acrobatics team... I long for the times of old where women didn't have the right to vote, think, drive, speak their minds, or breathe without permission... Don't misunderstand that as opposition for women in the military... There are plenty of open jobs for cooks, janitors, and pole dancers...

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The Erf Done Quaketh

    I don't know about you, but when the ground shakes, I piss myself... The most stable thing on this planet, THE EARTH, does this thing where it violently vibrates at completely random intervals... It causes everything around you to fall down, women and children to scream in horror, people clamoring for something temporarily more stable than the ground itself, and girls looking to score before they die...
    With the exception of all the sex after a life-threatening moment, earthquakes are definately one natural disaster this man can do without... Which is exactly why it freaks me out that we had 2 in the past week... Apparently Alaska and South America had one as well... Why can't all the fucked up places have natural disasters to wipe out all the asswipes?.. I could sure do without France, the Middle East, Mexico, and Africa...

USGS Earthquake Report - California / Nevada


Wednesday, June 15

The New Super Mario Brothers

    A new kickass DS game named 'The New Super Mario Brothers' looks to be a winner with fans of the 20 year old NES series...

"The first new 2D Mario platformer since Super Mario World has arrived. Boasting incredible 3D graphics to accompany classic 2D gameplay, this fast-paced adventure will have Mario fans cheering as they make their way over fields, under water, through castles and into the air...
    New and familiar enemies are everywhere, not to mention mind-blowing challenges made possible by the dual screens of the Nintendo DS. Not only that, but players can link wirelessly with a friend to play as both Mario and Luigi in multiplayer mode...


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Monday, June 13

Orwell Livin' Large Man

    Funny shit over there in China this week, where it has been discovered that certain words are being blocked from personal blog titles... Attempts to input words in Chinese such as "democracy" or "freedom" prompted an error message from the site: "This item contains forbidden speech... Please delete the forbidden speech from this item." Other phrases banned included the Chinese for "demonstration", "democratic movement" and "Taiwan independence..." Yeah right, man... That's a typo... Orwell is here now... He's livin' large... We have no names, man. No names... We are nameless!


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Saturday, June 11

WB Attempts to Prevent Piracy

    Last week, the Warner Brothers film studio released the DVD "The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants" in China on the same day it debuted in U.S. theaters... The company is testing whether a quickly released, studio quality DVD's, will be any help in stemming pirate copies from popping up over there... They claim these illegal competitive products cost them 3.5 billion a year in lost revenues...
    I guess my only question is why the fuck are they trying this with the movie "Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants"... If i were to pirate any movie EVER, the LAST movie on my list would be Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants... I expected more from a company that owns such great programming on "The WB"...


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Battlefield 2 Demo Released!

    The Battlefield 2 Demo has just been released within the hour... View the Official Site here... It's a quick 560 meg download... Download Here





Friday, June 10

Coldplay's X & Y Album Deciphered

    Coldplay's new album "X & Y" features a cryptic message on the album's cover... The album's cover art uses a telegraphic code from the late 1800s to transmit a deep and mysterious message... Art historians were called in to decode the important cipher... Upon cracking the code, they found the symbols simply signified the letters in the album's title - X & Y... Holy Shit!!


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PS3 Natively Running Linux

    If Sony has done anything right, it has been the implementation of the new 'Cell' processor in their upcoming PS3 console gaming system... However, there is more good news on the Sony front... Playstation 3 will natively run linux with the 2.5" 20Gig hard drive add-on... Note that the hard drive peripheral is an add-on as opposed to the standard 20 gig 2.5" hard drive on the Xbox 360...

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Dukes of Hazzard Movie

    In a very depressing move, Hollywood decided to cast - man in drag - Jessica Simpson for the part of extremely retro hot Daisy Duke in the upcoming movie The Dukes of Hazzard... I for one would die a happy death if her name never passed by my ears ever again... To try and keep it close to the original show, they kept her hair blonde like the orig... wait.... Daisy Duke was a brunette... At least they casted some decent people for Bo and Luke - Phil Clapp (Johnny Knoxville) and Sean William Scott (idiot for hire)... The only way they could have made this movie any trendier is to have Jessica S. sing some retro song and make it her own, like 'These Boots Are Made For Walking'... I wonder why they didn't decide to cast 50 Cent for Boss Hogg, or Christopher Ashton Kutcher for Uncle Jesse's part... Fuckin pathetic...

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Michael Jackson Suicide E-Mail Hoax

    If you get an email saying the King of Pop has committed suicide, do not open it... Kindly delete the mail and watch out for any other quirky mails in your inbox today about Michael Jackson... Some wannabe hackers have decided to not only start an internet hoax that Michael Jackson killed himself yesterday, but they are also littering that email with a malicious link... The email, titled "Re: Suicidal Attempt" and the following message text: "Last night, while in his Neverland Ranch, Michael Jackson has made a suicidal attempt..." The email then asks computer users to click on a link that then takes them to a website... This website then installs code on computers which opens up vulnerabilites on their computer...

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Sachz Inc. #1 Search in Most Engines

    Sachz Inc. is now the #1 search for "Sachz" on search engines: AltaVista, MSN Search, Lycos, Excite, All the Web, Meta Crawler, Ask Jeeves, Dogpile, Hot Bot, and Web Crawler... The only one that i really care about though is Google, where this page falls a little short in 3rd place... I guess there are more important 'Sachz' out there besides me...


MSN Makes Tabbed Browsing Available

    In a bold move to catch up with the rest of society, MSN announced Wednesday that they will make 'Tabbed Browsing' available with it's updated MSN Search Toolbar... Tabbed browsing is an almost necessary function in today's browsers, allowing consolidation of all webpages within one program, easy organization, and the use of less resources... It's good to see that Microsoft has finally decided to implement this innovation in its software... Although, it would be called an innovation if it was new... Firefox, Mozilla, Konquerer, and Opera have made tabbed browsing popular for the past couple of years... Congratulations for joining the rest of us... Now all you have to do is fix your security flaws in a timely manner and lower the prices of your bloated code software...

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Battlefield 2 Demo... Soon!

    A demo of Battlefield 2 will be released soon... The sequel to the hit games Battlefield: 1942, Battlefield: Modern Combat and Battlefield: Vietnam sports insane graphics and realistic physics... Taken from EA Games -

" In Battlefield 2, players will choose to fight for one of three military superpowers: the United States, the Chinese, or the newly formed Middle East Coalition. Armed with the latest modern weaponry, players can take control of any of the game?s 30+ vehicles to engage in major conflicts with over 64 players in some of the largest online battles on the PC. Additionally, persistent character growth allows players to rise through the ranks and attain the ultimate rank of General."

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Israeli Hacker "Falls" Down Police Station Stairs

    Police claim that a key Israeli suspect in a computer hacking scandal has fallen from the second story of an Israeli police station... Police think that Yitzak Rath, chief executive of the Modiin Ezrahi private investigation firm, fell or threw himself down a stairwell in an apparent suicide bid... Rath is suspected of buying a "Trojan Horse" computer virus program from Israeli software developer Michael Haefrati, which was allegedly used for business clients to gain sensitive information from their competitors... Suuuuuuuuuuuuuure it was an accident...More Info


Differences Over New HD DVD Formats

    .... And yet we have two different dvd formats due to come out AGAIN... Toshiba and Sony can't seem to get along with their new HDDVD and Blu-Ray Disc formats... Sony will use the Blu-Ray format, which is stated to hold 54 Gigs of data, in their upcoming Playstation 3 gaming console... Although this format will be able to store 20+ Gigs more per disc than it's competitor HDDVD, it is much more expensive to produce - a cost which will be lifted only by the consumers... Sony, having introduced the Universal Media Disc (UMD) recently, is only creating more problems for people that want to purchase movies... Consumers may just shove these new standards up Sony's ass...
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Computer Made Entirely from Fans

    Screw your fancy system cases and your expensive ass hardware to keep your computer running cool...This guy found out a way to make the entire case a fan... The only benefit, he says, is maintaining the motherboard at a constant temperature of 24C... And of course, he's running Slax Linux in KDE... More Info


Nokia and Intel to Develop Wimax

    Nokia Corp and Intel said they will collaborate on the development of WiMAX, a wireless technology that is an alternative way to deliver both stationary and mobile Internet access at high speeds... The alliance is aimed at refining WiMAX for mobile devices such as laptop computers, mobile handsets and network base-stations... The news is pretty kick ass, bringing the idea of having broadband internet access anywhere, BUT I'd like to know how much is freakin' costs before even considering this a leap forward... If you take the cost of cell phone usage X the cost of broadband internet access from home + the cost of a Caramel Frappacino (who else is going to use it or be able to afford the technology, other than your typical Starbucks patron) = Too much for my broke ass...More Info


Microsoft Patches 10 More Security Holes

    Redmond released a warning about upcoming patches that will fix 7 security flaws that are found in Windows, a flaw in Exchange, an internet security flaw, and a misc security risk with it's UNIX services... The patches, which are due out next week, are among a pile of security flaws yet to be successfully fixed - some of which have been issued over 85 days ago, eEye Digital Security warns... Come on people... How many security flaws, blue screens of death, emptying of the wallet - expensive ass software, out-dated tools, and resources lost does it take for you to realize there are other less expensive, more stable options out there?.. More Info


Thursday, June 9

World's Biggest Hacker Jailed

    A British man accused of carrying out the world's "biggest military computer hack" appeared in court in London Wednesday at the start of extradition hearings... Gary Mckinnon was arrested Tuesday on charges of computer fraud issued in November 2002 by U.S. prosecutors claiming he illegally broke into 97 U.S. government computers -- including Pentagon and NASA systems -- over a 12-month period from February 2002, causing $700,000 worth of damage... He was released on a bail of �5,000 ($9,101.67) yesterday... More Info


Microsoft Releases 'Longhorn Webpage'

    Microsoft has launched the official page for Windows Codenamed Longhorn at the Windows Section of its website... So far, the section contains 'visionary statements' and a list of reasons why Longhorn will be better than any Windows version before it...

"Longhorn, the code name for the next version of Windows now being built by Microsoft, is the most powerful, most reliable, most secure version of Windows ever. It delivers on the promise of allowing people to use their computers more easily and confidently to achieve their goals and pursue their passions."

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Holographic Storage a Reality

    Optware Corp., a developer of holographic data storage systems, is planning to release a Holographic Versatile Card (HVC) media product at the end of 2006... The capacity of a card is expected to be 30 GB, and is no more bigger than a typical credit card... The company says that technically, the size can be reduced to that of a memory card.... The reader is about the size of a harddisk and currently there are is no additional information on any ranges of storage sizes that will be available... More Info


The Simpsons Movie

    For more proof that the 17th season cartoon won't ever fucking die, The Simpsons Movie is currently on the drawing board... You'd think after having been on TV for so long, that the humor would run dry or they would just run out of new ideas... Nope, they just keep coming up with more and more dry bullshit that haunts your television night after night... Even when they stop showing 'new' shows and decide to retire the series, Simpsons re-runs will continue well into our 'golden years'... Full Story


Christians Argue Against .xxx Domains

    Right-wing lobbying groups such as Morality in Media, Concerned Women for America and the Family Research Council argue that the authorization of .xxx domains will double the amount of porn sites that are found on the internet... They will not only populate the proposed 'red light district' of the .xxx domains, but they will remain on the already registered domains that they currently own... However, in a government forced gradual move over to an 'online ghetto', concerned users may stray away from adult oriented sites more easily...
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New Robot Teaches Dancing

    A new robot, developed in Japan of course, teaches people how to ballroom dance... The robot is able to predict the steps of a human partner based on body movement and react accordingly on its three wheels... Following the 'robot suit', is yet one more step forward to developing machines that are responsive to human beings... The machine is part of a 10-day Prototype Robot Exhibition, which gives robotics companies and academic departments the chance to showcase their visions of a future in which robots are a part of everyday life... The exhibition begins June 9th in Aichi, Japan... Full Story


Teens Given Free Ipod for Attending Class

    A southern England school will be handing out free Ipods for out-of-work students that attend a 14 week course that teaches them how to find jobs... The program, which is funded by the government's Learning and Schools Council, will have to shell out about $300 for each Ipod... The "Step Up For Summer" program is only to be offered for students 16-18 years of age... Many agree that this is nothing more than a bribe to get kids to do something with their life at such an early age, but Jesus Christ, they're only 16 years old... Let them have their childhood... It's not like they're Mexican and have 500 kids to take care of... Full Story


Google Maps in 3D

    Not only has Google toppled the market with their impressive E-Mail services, web site and image searches, news updates, froogle product searching, blogging tools, translation abilities, instant messaging tools, and desktop search; but they have also surpassed competitors yahoo and microsoft's map services... Google Maps gives users the ability to plot driving directions, search for local interests, and allow the user to click 'n drag on a fullscreen virtual map or on highly detailed satellite images... As kick ass as that is, they are now working on a 3-Dimensional map consisting of buildings and views of city streets... Although, their plans are only for major U.S. cities such as San Francisco, Houston, and Detroit for now... Full Story


Microsoft to Remove Media Player

    To comply with the European Commission's ruling last March, stating that Microsoft had abused it's market position by bundling Windows Media Player along with it's operating system, the Redmond giant stated that they will remove WMP from upcoming OS releases starting June 15th... Now all they have to do is remove all the rest of the garbage that comes along with a clean install... For that, I recommend XP Lite Pro... Full Story


Seagate Announces New Hard Drives

    New storage innovations announced today by Seagate utilize new 'perpendicular storage technology'... The new technology, which places storage bits vertically instead of horizontally, dramatically increase drive stability and storage limits... New desktop drives are claimed to break the half a terrabyte barrier and new 2.5" notebook drives gain a 25% gain in storage space, allowing them to store 160 gigs... The new drives will begin shipping within the next couple months... Full Story


Wednesday, June 8

Virtual Porn in Games

    With nerd-fest-never-touch-a-real-woman games such as BMXXX, The Guy Game, and Playboy: The Mansion topping the sales charts recently, it's shocking how there could be a shortage of games that give you a virtual sense of a sexual life... Well, there's another sad development in the works - "Virtual Jenna"... That's correct, Jenna Jameson is featured in a new game that allows the user (for $30 a month) to simulate control over her orgasms... According to a recent study, this seems to be the only way they can give a woman a happy ending... Full Story


ICANN To Approve XXX Domains

    Porn industries, as early as fall, will be able to purchase .xxx domains if approved... The largest internet industry, next to online flash games and getting ripped off on eBay, porn industries will have to pay $60 a year for a .xxx domain... this is a good thing, because it will help keep children away from viewing adult oriented areas of the internet through the help of parental controls... Plus, how kick ass would that be to own a .xxx site?.. When approved, you'll be able to see this site at http://sachz.xxx ... Full Story


Toshiba's HD-DVD Production Soon

    Toshiba and NEC's wide-spread production of the next generation dvd disc, entitled "High Definition Digital Video Disc", will be ready first half of next year - simultaneously launching with similar recordable drives... The new technology will allow users to store 30 Gigabytes of data on a single disc... the technology differs in the wavelength of the laser used to record the discs... standard dvds, holding only 4.7 Gigs of data, use 'red' laser technology at 650 nanometers... The new 'blue' laser technology uses a 405 nm wavelength, allowing recorded tracks to be closer together yielding higher capacities...
    Competitor 'Blu-Ray', currently being developed by Hitachi, LG, Matsushita, Pioneer, Philips, Samsung, Sharp, Sony, and Thomson, is more complex; but allows for storage of up to 54 gigs a disc... Full Story


Japan Shows Off "Robot Suit"

    The country of innovation has come up with a mechanical suit that aids people with heavy lifting and movement... Labeled HAL 5, it detects muscle movements through electrical signals on the skin, and then amplifies them... The suit has also been manufactured with the elderly and the handicapped in mind, allowing the user to move and do things that weren't possible before... Plus, it'll finally allows the entire country of Japan to be eye level with the rest of us... Full Story


When Nerds Attack!

    Speaking of Shanghai... An 'online game player' stabbed one of his competitors to death for selling his 'Dragon Sabre' in the MMORPG game - Legend of Mir 3... No laws currently exist over the ownership of virtual property, but there sure is fuck one for STABBING A MAN TO DEATH [lifetime jail sentence]... Zhu Caoyuan (26) suffered stab wounds in the left chest by the hand of competitor Qiu Chengwei (41), who apparently broke into Zhu's house... The animosity between the two began when the sword was loaned to Zhu after Qiu and friend 'won' the weapon last February... The sword was sold for for $870... ... wow... Full Story


China Kickin' Pirate Ass

    With Shanghai's International Film Festival on its way, they have stepped up efforts to rid the streets of pirated dvds... for now...
   China, coming in a close third following only Thailand and Sweden in unauthorized duplication of media, has alot of work ahead of them... These films that are commonly peddled on the streets often sell for $1 a piece... Shit, when I was over there, it was easy as hell to get your hands on good stuff... With our 'Dog Eat Dog' society over here, it makes me wish that I lived in their 'Man Eat Dog' way of life... Full Story

Tuesday, June 7

Study Shows Orgasms are Genetic

    A recent study shows that the woman's orgasm is a result of genetic variations, not cultural, religious, or psychological differences - as previous studies suggest... [interesting fact] 1 in 3 women said they never or infrequently have an orgasm... they must be with the WRONG guys then... Full Story

   "Between 12-15 percent of women don't have orgasms compared to about 2 percent of men. Males are also quicker at 2.5 minutes, while the average time it takes for a woman to reach orgasm is 12 minutes..."

Google Becomes #1

    I fuckin knew it... No one would listen to me, but I fuckin knew it... I wanted to buy stock in them when they were around $180 a share... Damn, if only I wasn't as broke as glass on concrete.... Ethiopians have more pull than me... Full Story

   "Google Inc. took over the top spot as the most highly valued media company this week, surpassing Time Warner Inc. in just 10 months of trading as a public company.
   Google's share price on the Nasdaq rose another $2.18, or 0.75 percent, to close at $293.12 on Tuesday, an all-time high. Stock market analysts have suggested the stock could go as high as $325 or $350 a share."

Robot Throws Opening Pitch

    Tonight... a fuckin ROBOT will throw the opening pitch at a MLB game, where the Pirates and the Orioles go head to head... The theme, cleverly titled "Robotics Night", marks the beginning of the eventual mechanical takeover... You know, I'm all for robots helping us in our everyday lives... They do amazing work in our car manufacturing plants, military wartime simulation (ala WarGames), architectural designs, day cares, and porn; but when they invade our nation's pasttime, well, that's just the start of things to come... Viva La Revolution!!..Full Story

Xbox Modders Plead Guilty

    Last year some dumbasses that worked at a franchise in Virginia / Maryland called 'Pandora's Cube' were caught by federal agents selling, what they called, "Super Xboxes"... As fuckin genius as these people were, they modded an Xbox, put 15 or more retail games on it, and sold them to customers for $500... No!... Bad!...
    They pleaded guilty to charges of 'facilitation of large-scale piracy' on May 18th... They stand to be sentenced in August for a maximum penalty of 5 years in prison, a fine of $250,000, and 'restitution to the victims' (read: more money to billionaire software companies)... Full Story

Firefox Popularity Increasing

    Despite the recent rediscovered security flaw from 7 years ago, Firefox Internet Browser climbs in popularity... according to OneStat.com, Internet Explorer is down from 93.9% of the market share to 86.63%... the evolution of new browsers might light a fire up Microsoft's ass to program code that could be beneficial to the user...

    For those that aren't happy with the 'default' piece of shit I.E., there are countless numbers of other internet browsers to choose from... Opera, Mozilla, Netscape, Avant Browser, Crazy Browser, Slim Browser, My IE 2, etc.... All have their own advantages / disadvantages, try them out and find what you like the most... Long story short: Don't settle for garbage...

San Andreas Released for Xbox & Pc

    Rockstar Games, responsible of corrupting people's minds with their 'Grand Theft Auto', 'Red Dead Revolver', 'Man Hunt', & 'Max Payne' games, has released the Xbox and Pc versions of their newest Grand Theft Auto game: San Andreas today... Although, people were eagerly awaiting the release of this game for Ps2... it just wasn't as fun as their predecessors... I want to take this moment to thank Rockstar for keeping me out of jail... if it wasn't for the ability to rip random people out of their cars, then virtually beat them with a baseball bat, I'd be typing this sentence from Leavenworth KS.... Full Story....

Nintendo to Build 1,000 WiFi Hotspots

    Innovative game company Nintendo said today that they are going to build 1,000 WiFi hotspots throughout Japan so that users of the Nintendo DS can play wirelessly against people all over the world... the new trend of drawing sexually explicit pictures on PictoChat and sending them to random people is inevitable... Full Story....


 

Free Maxim / Stuff Subscriptions

    Being an avid reader of both Maxim and Stuff, I tend to pick up free issues whenever the opportunity arises... my subscriptions are to be sent until late 2012, so I'm going to take this opportunity to share free links to anyone who graces their eyes upon this page...

Stuff & Maxim Link #1
Maxim Link #2
Stuff Link #2

.... You're Welcome


Windows Longhorn Loses "My" Shit

    As another giant leap in operating system technology, software developer and eventual owner of Earth, Microsoft has announced that they will be losing the "My" in Windows items such as 'My Documents', 'My Computer', and 'My Network Places'... thank god they're putting all those man-hours and heaps of money to good use... Full Story...
 
 
 

Longhorn deletes Blue Screen of Death

    Microsoft, maker of such great software as $300 operating system / virus - "Windows XP Professional", seems to have dismissed the famed "Blue Screen of Death" for a more acceptable substitute.... "RED Screen of Death"!!!... They've really come a long way with their constant delays, security flaws, and bloated code reputation... Full Story...


Human Brain.... Mapped!

    IBM and a Swiss University team are working together to develop a map of the human brain... Hopefully the progress will allow researchers to find out what makes humans develop psychiatric ailments...Full Story...
    Time until religious leaders deem this "against God's grand design" and has the project dismantled...


 

Intel's Dual Core $$

    Intel's new dual core processor prices have been speculated in This Story...
"Intel has told its partners that the x50 2.16GHz Yonah dual core chip with 2MB cache will be sold at $636, the x40 (2GHz) at $420, the x30 (1.83GHz) $295 and the x20 (1.66GHz) $240."

PSP gets Emulation!

    I know that the Sony PSP still runs at about $250, give or take some accessories, but what a potentially bad ass piece of hardware... www.psphacker.com hosts a variety of software that emulates all your favorite old time games such as GameBoy, GameBoy Color, Mame, NeoGeo, Nes, Super Nes, Genesis, etc.... with tools available on the psp like Xbox Media Center wireless remote control, TiVO wireless remote, wireless internet browser, portable music / movie player, among others, among others, among others, among others.... what's stopping you?..Full Story.

Apple switching to Intel Microprocessors

    Apple computers announced Monday that it will be going through another "switch" campaign... The computer industry giant is no longer going to design their desktop computers with IBM processors in mind, and will be offering Intel solutions in all models by the end of 2007. Could this mean cheaper apple computers in the long run? Probably not, Intel processors are running over $1,000 for their high end models at the time of this writing, and they have yet to announce the price speculation of their new dual core models...

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