Roku has refreshed it set-top box lineup with the entry-level SD and
advanced HD-XR models. Both devices allow users to stream DVD-quality
video from Netflix, Amazon, Video On Demand and MLB.TV.
Review: Every few years or so, I come over all magnanimous and take the view that I really should try Linux again. After all, I am old and befuddled and it probably isn't as bad as I remember it being the last time I tried it. Wrong.
Opinion: Apple was blindsided by Windows 7. It wasn’t the product which they saw coming, it was the sustaining marketing budget and positive reviews from Apple loyalists like Walt Mossberg they didn’t see (though several Mac fans have told me that Steve Jobs has taken Walt to task and he is changing his tune).
An unknown number of users have reportedly experienced serious
difficulties migrating from Vista to Windows 7. Problems range from
erroneously invalid product keys to endless reboot loops, which often
prevent either operating system from loading.
Opinion: A few months back, we took the brave - some might say daft - decision to allow readers to post comments on TG Daily stories without an editor approving them first. Not many sites do this. OK, no other site does this. Here's why. You may wish to have a dictionary to hand for some of the more challenging words.
Intel has introduced a solid-state drive toolbox that optimizes 34nm
X25-M SATA SSD performance in Windows 7. According to company
spokesperson Pete Hazen, both the optimizer and accompanying firmware
update use a Windows 7 attribute - not an acronym - known as Trim to ensure "continued" high performance.
The US government has swapped out its old CMS and has decided to go for Drupal, an open source content management system.
Tilera has launched an advanced line of TILE-Gx processors that reportedly offer "ten times better" compute efficiency than Intel's next-generation Westmere chip. The processors - fabricated in TSMC's 40 nanometer process - operate at up to 1.50 GHz with power consumption ranging from 10 to 55 watts.
NASA has launched a free iPhone application that allows users to
easily access videos, images and news updates published by the space
Opinion We heard the CEO of Nokia, Oli-Pekka Kallasvuo at a CEO conference in Paris just two weeks ago shrugging off the iPhone and the BlackBerry as competitors.
Psystar has introduced a $50 software suite that allows OS X Snow Leopard to run on generic Intel-based hardware. The suite - known as Rebel EFI - is reportedly compatible with Intel Core 2 Duo, Core 2 Quad, i7 and Xeon Nehalem CPUs.
Column - I think the saying goes that those that don’t learn from history are destined to repeat it.