Latest News - December 2008
- Hardware RoundUp
- New Year’s Ball Goes Green
- Flash & Safari Fail in Privacy Test
- 30GB Zunes Globally Freeze: Leap Year Bug?
- Happy New Year!
- HotHardware Holiday Sweepstakes!
- Jobs is Fine, but Apple Stock Drops After Rumor
- Website Security Certificate Exploit Found
- LG to Offer Additional Streaming Content
- Video Game Industry Still Flourishing
- The Best and Worst Places to Work
- MSI Announces a Hybrid SSD/HDD Nettbook
- Policing the Internet: A Website Rating System
- Netflix's Shipping Plan May Earn You a Freebie
All News for December 2008
Motherboards and Chipsets:DFI LanParty UT P45-T3RS Motherboard @ CPU3DECS X58B-A Black Edition Motherboard Review @ Legit ReviewsASUS P6T6 WS Revolution Mobo Review @ [H]Mid-End Motherboard Roundup @ iXBTProcessors:Gaming Performance: Core i7 vs. Core 2 Quad @ InsideHWMemory and Storage:A-DATA X Series DDR3 1600... Read more...
It seems everyone is going green these days. This year, even the infamous ball in New York City that helps many of us ring in the New Year will also be “green.” Last month, the co-organizers of New Year’s Eve in Times Square unveiled a new Times Square New Year’s Eve Ball that is double the size of previous balls... Read more...
As Mozilla’s Firefox, Google’s Chrome, Microsoft’s Internet Explorer, and Apple’s Safari all compete against one another to try to see who can be the No. 1 Web browser, certainly privacy is a key factor that influences success. While many of us hope to never have to deal with the repercussions of a flawed browser... Read more...
It has been another great year for us here at HotHardware.com, thanks in no small part to all of you--our awesome readers! As 2009 draws to a close, we want to take another chance to thank you all yet again for being a part of our extended families and making this just a great place to work (and play!). Happy New... Read more...
It’s that time again folks! Time for another giveaway here at HotHardware! We’ve teamed up with our friends at AMD and will be giving away prizes--including a complete small form factor PC--to three lucky winners. Instead of a straightforward sweepstakes, however, we wanted to have a little fun and... Read more...
A recent discovery of an exploit of the MD5 algorithm used to check the validity of Secure Sockets Layer SSL certificates (The little lock icon on the bottom right of your browser) may put to question whether your online transaction is in fact valid... Read more...
There are always a lot of new products that come to view at CES. Sometimes, these products are kept under tight wraps, and other times, companies give us a sneak peek. Today, LG is giving us a look at one of the things they’ll be formally unveiling at CES next week, namely, new entertainment options for its... Read more...
Despite the current economic indicators that show the United States deeply mired in a recession, video game companies are showing gains in sales.It has been previously discussed in industry and economic circles that the video gaming industry much like the movie industry may be recession proof as many look to... Read more...
The folks over at Glassdoor.com have been busy mining through their data of user-submitted information and have assembled lists of the best and worst places to work. The lists are based on data from almost 75,000 participants in 2008, representing over 11,000 companies, from a 20-question survey. A number of tech... Read more...
MSI has just announced the MSI U115 Hybrid, which it claims is "very first notebook computer in the world that is capable of operating both SSD and HDD hard drives simultaneously." We're highly suspect of that claim, as we know of at least one notebook right off the bat that is currently selling with the option... Read more...
Andy Burnham, Britain’s minister for culture, is looking for a way to police the Internet and better protect children from harmful and offensive material on the net. One of his solutions is to apply a rating system to websites, similar to that used... Read more...
Netflix has announced a new shipping procedure which if the movie you’ve requested isn’t available from your local distribution center, may net you a freebie in the form of the next highest up movie in your queue. Netflix says they have 55 shipping... Read more...