A 100 year old woman by the name of Kathleen Kit Connell keeps her mind sharp by playing Nintendo DS daily. She is active, lives independently, and claims that she “don’t feel a day over 80.” I’d never imagine someone at that age playing video games, let alone a Nintendo
AMD Radeon HD 7950 Unveiled
Today marks the launch of AMD’s Radeon HD 7950 high-end graphics card. It follows the heels of AMD’s Radeon HD 7970, which was released earlier this month. The Radeon HD 7970 reclaimed AMD’s single GPU crown, as it outperformed nVIDIA’s high-end single GPU, the GeForce GTX 580, in almost all
“Bad Box Art” Mega Man Joins the Street Fighter x Tekken Cast!?
Street Fighter X Tekken, the upcoming crossover Capcom & Namco fighting game, looks to be exciting, as it combines characters from both the Street Fighter and Tekken franchise into one fighting game. The gameplay will be based on the 2D style of the Street Fighter franchise. There is another version
Stanford University’s Free Online Science Courses
For those that have not heard already, Stanford University is offering several of it’s Computer Science courses for free online. This will be the second time that Stanford University is doing this, as they first began offering some of their courses online last semester in Fall 2011. However, little did
Building a ESXi 5.0 Whitebox Server
For some time, I’ve been contemplating on building a new whitebox server for ESXi 5.0, as I have always been interested in virtualization. I built a ESXi 4.2 whitebox server last summer, in which I was able to get myself familiarized with ESXi and the VMware vSphere Hypervisor client. There
Y-Corner: On the Edge of the Network Official Blog Launched!
The Y-Corner: On the Edge of the Network official blog has officially launched! For those visiting Y-Corner for the first time, welcome! The new blog section of Y-Corner will primarily be a tech. blog, focusing on interesting news relating to technology, gadgets, computing, programming, gaming, and other interesting news. From
Battle for the AGP Throne: GeForce 7800 GS VS. Radeon X850 XT – Addendum (1/30/2006)
Thanks to everyone who have posted their comments about the previous mini-review on Anandtech Forums, Hard Forums, NVNews Forums, as well as other hardware forums. After posting the initial review, I have done a few more performance tests of the 7800 GS AGP running against the Radeon X850 XT on
Battle for the AGP Throne: GeForce 7800 GS VS. Radeon X850 XT
Introduction: With the introduction of PCI-Express graphic cards in 2004, 2005 was the takeover year for PCI-Express cards, particularly for high-end graphic cards. 2005 was pretty much void of any high-end AGP card, with the exception of the Radeon X850 XT & Radeon X850 XT PE, which was released in