For those eagerly anticipating the release of Guild Wars 2, ArenaNet has opened up beta testing to the public. Sign-ups have begun, so if you wish to try out Guild Wars 2 early, this is your chance!
I recently purchased a Nook Color, an Android eReader device from Barnes & Noble. With the recent price drop on the Nook Color, it seemed like a good time to get an eReader/tablet device, as I’ve been wanting to get one for some time. The Nook Color is a pretty
In an effort to promote it’s Ultrabook brand, Intel recently put together a flash mob demonstrating Ultrabooks. It’s pretty cool, check it out! The Ultrabook that they are using is the ASUS Zenbook, which is what I am currently using as my main notebook. It’s been working well ever since
Setting up the virtual machine environment in ESXi 5.0 is fairly straight forward. Like ESXi 4.0, ESXi 5.0 is managed remotely via the vSphere 5.0 hypervisor client. I’ve assigned a static IP address to the whitebox ESXi. Using the assigned IP address and the user credentials created in the ESXi
[H]ard|OCP recently posted a review of the GIGABYTE GV-R797OC-3GD. In the review, they were able to overclock it to a massive clock speed of 1305 MHz on the GPU and 1605 MHz on the memory (normally runs at 1000/1375 on stock) and this was done utilizing the stock Gigabyte cooler!
Mark your calendars! For those waiting to get a chance to test out the latest developmental version of Windows 8, Microsoft is unveiling the Windows 8 Consumer Preview build to the public on February 29 at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain (according to ZDNet). This build should be
The Verge is reporting that Windows 8 will be dropping the “Start” button. This will be interesting, as the Start button has been in all Windows iterations since Windows 95. It remains to be seen whether there will be an option to re-enable the Start button, whether officially or via
After a busy week, I managed to find some time to install ESXi 5.0 on the whitebox server that I recently finished constructing. For those looking to try out ESXi 5.0, a non-commercial license is freely available for download on VMware’s website. You can find it here: Download VMware vSphere
I recently had the opportunity to upgrade to a Samsung Galaxy Nexus smartphone on Verizon Wireless. After about a week and a half with it, I’d have to say that this is one impressive phone. Prior to the Galaxy Nexus, I had been using the Motorola Droid 1 (Milestone for
I have been following the gaming graphics card market for over a decade now, ever since I became interested in computer hardware. Over the past ten years, there have been many revolutions in graphics card technology, with 3D graphics in games becoming ever more realistic with each year. Watching the