Memory: A Computer’s Reason to Live

Computer memory is a vital part of any system, without it the system will not boot up or post. The computer is merely a box of electronics until memory is added to bring it to life. Early computers were infants and the memory requirements were very low for the system to run, as the computer…

Tales from the Deep End

It has been a few days since my last post, today I will discuss an interesting technical issue I had over the week-end. A friend of mine has a laptop that was working fine and all of a sudden turned off and never came back on. Hmm likely story, something I am sure all of…

Did my computer memory do that?

Alright we are going to roll up our sleeves and get a little dirty. Computer memory: without it the computer will not run, with it the computer might go haywire. It can cause enough problems with your computer you want to pull your hair out. Here is my take on memory and a little bit…

Is technology growing for its own sake?

Is technology growing for its own sake? Intel and AMD are coming out with new processors about every six months; ATI and NVIDIA are coming out with new video cards at the same rate. Where is all of this going? Does the world purchase that much of each that these companies will continue to prosper?…

SSDs and the future

Let’s talk about SSD hard drives, the next generation of hard drive for both laptops and desktops. Are they better then a Western Digital Raptor or the new Velociraptor? I will spend some time discussing all the information I know to help you decide how the future looks for the SSD market. First let’s take…

Linux and Gaming?

Hello All, I was thinking, what is stopping me from making Linux my primary operating system and the only thing I could think of was gaming. Linux is an awesome OS, it performs well, its free, does not need a monster system to run on, and is efficient. This is the perfect OS for any…

Firefox 3 download at 10am!

It is that time again, Firefox 3 is about ready to go and I am patiently waiting for the official downloading to begin. There are some great improvements to Firefox 3, I have been using Firefox 3 since it was available on their developer page and the biggest difference between Firefox 2 and 3 is…

They stopped making what? When? Oh, No!

The end of the Windows XP era. Well, I knew it was bound to happen, but I am sad to see the day come when Microsoft finally pulls the plug on XP. I was happy with XP, it is fast, efficient (for me anyway), I have had a few issues with it but nothing compared…

Looking for New Techy Stuff

I was trying to find some new things to write about and I came across an interesting site that has a cool looking Video watch, and other really cool geek-wear. In particular I would like to point out my personal favorite, the MP4 8GB watch. I am heading to the Olympics in August and plan…