Latest News - May 2008
- Case Mods Slide in Search Popularity
- Dell's XPS M1730, Core 2 Extreme X9000 Juiced
- The "Amazon Tax" Begins Tomorrow
- HotHardware Memorial Day Sweepstakes!
- S3 Graphics Introduces Chrome 440 GTX
- Comcast.net Hacked By High-School Dropouts
- FCC Considers Mandating Free Wireless Access
- Leopard's A Big Enough Dog To Get Fleas Now
- Seagate To Produce Enterprise SSDs Next Year
- Dell Chugging Along
- Steam Cloud to Save Your Games Server-Side
- Star Trek Theme Composer Alexander Courage Dies
- Hardware Round-Up
- Abit Responds To Nasty Rumors
All News for May 2008
Customizing your rig or morphing it into a different form factor has become passe. Or so says Google Trends. We checked out a graph of searches on "case mods" over the last four years and found that lookups on the term dropped precipitously for no apparent reason.Here's the indisputable visual... Read more...
On Sunday, June 1st, the so-called "Amazon Tax" will go into effect in New York state. While formerly only retailers with brick-and-mortar stores in a state were required to collect sales tax, New York has enacted a law which forces etailers to collect tax on sales, if they have affiliates which redirect traffic... Read more...
Just a reminder here folks -- Our contest ends MONDAY, 6/2 and we will announce the winner on Tuesday 6/3! Good luck! In conjunction with our good friends at Diamond Multimedia and Smooth Creations, we’ve got one patriotic rig to give away this month! This time around, you could win a... Read more...
More Hi-Def Bang for Your Buck with S3 Graphics' Chrome 440 GTX Chrome 440 GTX graphics card offers improved gaming performance and Dual-Stream Hi-Def video with the latest GDDR3 memory for under $70 Fremont, California, May 30, 2008 - S3 Graphics, a leading provider of graphics and visualization technologies... Read more...
The FCC is gearing up to auction off exclusive use to a spectrum of airwaves (2155 – 2175MHz, a.k.a. the AWS-3 band), and it is considering requiring the purchaser to provide high-speed (768Kbps) Internet access to most of the U.S. for free: ''We're... Read more...
Apple issued a large patch yesterday for its Leopard operating system. While the iCal calendar exploit got a good bit of press back when it was discovered in January, most of the over forty bugs and vulnerabilities addressed in the patch haven't... Read more...
The Data Center, HotHardware's new community for IT professionals, is sponsored by Dell's Future of Storage. This article is part of our ongoing series of topics and discussions related to IT, Enterprise Storage and related storage technologies... Read more...
Dell's been in a kind of funk. They lost the title of largest computer maker to HP last year, cut a bunch of jobs, talked a lot about restructuring. Whatever they're doing seems to be working. They're still in second place, but they're making money at it; their first quarter numbers are in and they... Read more...
Video: Asus EN9800GTX 512MB Videocard Review @ HardwareLogic MSI Radeon HD 3650 Graphics Card Review @ X-bit LabsMotherboards and Chipsets: ASRock A780FullDisplayPort Motherboard @ CPU3D ASUS Striker II NSE nForce 790i SLI Motherboard @ BmRProcessors: VIA Nano Processor Preview - Isaiah Gets Official @ PC... Read more...
The other day, Digitimes reported that Abit could possibly exit the motherboard market if the company's upcoming line of motherboards based on the Intel P45 chipset weren't successful. It turns out, however, that Abit is still planning to stick around. Today, we received this quote on the... Read more...