The Diversion

There’s an old saying that goes something like “people do business with people they like.” If any shred of that adage is true, then Intel’s soon exiting PR Manager, Dan Snyder, has it “going on,” so to speak, on a number of levels. Dan has the... Read more...
There's an old saying that goes something like "the best things in life are free."  Then there's another, more cynical one that says, "there's no such thing as a free lunch."  While I'm not here to... Read more...
Sometimes with technology, what appears to be a fairly simple product opportunity in the market, isn't always delivered with timeliness or solid execution.  Consider the current deluge of smartphone products in the market, all of which are... Read more...
When it comes to notebook hard drives you almost can't get enough of two things, capacity and speed.  Though SSDs (Solid State Drives) definitely address the speed issue, they only exacerbate the capacity issue (at least currently). ... Read more...
There was a time, back in the day, when it became obvious to me that computers and technology in general would be a passion of mine.  A friend of mine was working as a technician in a local repair depot that was located in the same building I... Read more...
After a weekends worth of running around the Baseball Fields and yard work, what do we do around here to unwind?  Why of course, you get your geek on and kick back with a few benchmark runs.  Behold... A Beautiful Mess... PCIe X4 Slot1 - FusionIO 80GB SSD Card, PCIe X16 Slot2 -... Read more...
There are some things in life that just seem better in their "classic" state.  Take Coca-Cola for example.  They've tried to reinvent the product dozens of times.  We've seen Diet Coke, Caffeine Free Coke, Cherry Coke, Coca-Cola with Lemon, Vanilla, even Raspberry.  And these... Read more...
As you've probably noticed, we've been fleshing things out a bit more around here lately.  When HotHardware first started out, about 10 years ago (good lord time flies), we were primarily what I would call a "push" site... Read more...
Social media and social networking is definitely a booming market these days and it stands to reason with a growing Internet audience and the explosion of new web-based services for the readership community.  There are virtually... Read more...
We've put up a new poll up on the front page regarding Windows Vista uptake amongst HotHardware's readership, just because it seems to be a lively discussion in our news with lots of strong opinions flying about.  So take the... Read more...
Today was a day of days; the last day of our vacation and simply perfect.  Yesterday we were graced with the presence of none other than Marco and his lovely wife, Adrienne.  The weather was exceptional and so we took to the high seas for... Read more...
There's nothing quite like a little downtime by the ocean, at least as far as this Cape Cod boy is concerned.  We've recently revamped the HotHardware blogs section and our developer, Andrey, was gracious enough to enable it almost... Read more...