Apple II Day Shortbread

— 8:01 AM on June 5, 2010


  1. Official message from EVGA's CEO addressing recent rumors
  2. Kotaku reports FTC proposes 5% tax on "consumer electronics"
  3. Business Insider: AOL isn't negotiating a search deal, it's negotiating a sale to Microsoft
  4. Ars Technica: How Intel and AMD will make 2011 the year of the laptop
  5. TC Magazine reports Galaxy developing DX11-ready dual-GPU graphics / PhysX card
  6. AnandTech on Mac OS X Steam performance - Half-Life 2: Episode 2, still slower than Windows
  7. Newegg's guerrilla deals (today - 6/5)

Computex 2010

  1. Futurelooks has Computex keynote summaries from AMD, Asus, Hanwang, and BenQ
  2. DigiTimes on a changing PC usage model: Discussing market opportunities for MeeGo with Novell
  3. VR-Zone covers Computex: EVGA
  4. Futurelooks covers Computex: Asus
  5. Engadget reports Gateway gets snazzy with glowing touchpads on EC39C
    and ID49C08u laptops and Asus EPad: like the EeePad, but with less ecstasy
    and Innoversal's Pixel Qi-based tablet prototype: $530 for the display of your dreams
    and Archos 5 Internet tablet gets game-changing OpenGL support in 2.0.15 update (video)
  6. VR-Zone reports Kingston extends HyperX family - DDR3-2544MHz, LoVo, Blu & H2O
  7. Engadet reports Toshiba prototype display does 2D and 3D at the same time
  8. DigiTimes reports touch panel players showcase latest touchscreen technologies
  9. TC Magazine reports Thermaltake intros the Toughpower Grand power supply line
Apple II Day

  1. Fast Company reports Google hands over "rogue data" to Euro authorities, apologizes again
  2. Criticism of new net neutrality plan "simply false"
  3. TorrentFreak: Dutch court rules publishing locations
    of pirate movies is the same as hosting them
  4. hp guts Palm like a fish
  5. Fudzilla reports analyst downgrades Nvidia (stock) on downward trend concerns
  6. WSJ reports Dell has considered going private
  7. Legit Reviews: Touring Kingston Technology's memory facility in Taiwan
  8. DigiTimes reports Broadcom talks about growing opportunities in wireless
  9. PC Magazine on the fastest mobile networks of 2010
  10. Microsoft: A farewell to Bing cashback
  11. Retrevo Blog: Can anything stop Apple and the iPad?
  12. AT&T: iPad 3G shortage won't bar getting unlimited data plan
  13. Inno3D working on GeForce GTX 465 VapourX
  14. DailyTech reports HTC fixes EVO 4G storage, security bugs, chat goes live
  15. Fudzilla reports MIPS updates Android-based processor plans
  16. Engadget podcast 199
  17. Win a CyberPower gaming PC with Intel's Core i7-875K from Legit Reviews
  18. Win a Dell XPS 16 from OC3D
  19. Newegg's shell shocker

  1. SuperSite for Windows: Apple, it's not a standard if it only works in your browser & on the Mac
  2. Fudzilla reports Google's switch from Microsoft could cause security problems
  3. Slate: How Android, Chrome, and the iPad are shielding us from malware
  4. InfoWorld: After buggy patch, criminals exploit Windows flaw
  5. Ars Technica on cloud tradeoffs: Freedom of choice vs. freedom from choice
  6. Ars Technica reports Windows 7 passes XP on Steam, Mac OS X grabs 8% share
    and Google resolves WebM licensing conflict with BSD license
  7. SuperSite's Windows 7 feature focus: Tablet PC and Windows Touch
  8. C|Net reports malware found lurking in apps for Windows Mobile
  9. Editorial: Apple's no-donation policy for apps is a cop-out
  10. Ubuntu 10.10 Alpha 1 (Maverick Meerkat)
  11. ComputeMark v2.0 - DirectX 11 compute shader benchmark
  12. Everest Ultimate Edition 5.50.2163 beta
  13. 7-Zip 9.14 beta
  14. DivX for Windows 8.0.1
  15. Yahoo! Messenger
  16. Songbird 1.7.2

  1. AMD announces Activate! game design website, bringing
    power of game development to youth worldwide
  2. Engadget reports PlayStation emulator coming to Android, courtesy of yongzh and ZodTTD
  3. DSLReports: HBO offers broadband video via PlayStation 3
  4. BT OnLive gaming service coming soon to U.S.
  5. Shacknews reports Deus Ex: Human Revolution E3 trailer arrives
  6. IGN video - Fallout: New Vegas Xbox 360 preview
  7. Shacknews reports Lord of the Rings Online going free-to-play
    and Left 4 Dead fan-made campaign 'I Hate Mountains' released
  8. Fudzilla reports E3 surprise from Bethesda
  9. Technic3D's StarCraft II preview (in German)
  10. hardCOREware's Android game review - Flight Control Imitators
  11. Half-Life 2 and Left 4 Dead 2 updates released on Steam
  12. Shacknews has Weekend Confirmed ep. 11 (podcast)
  13. Steam's weekend specials: Shattered Horizon at 50% off +
    free weekend and Supreme Commander 2 at 50% off
Systems and storage

  1. The Wizzle's PC building rules of thumb (thanks Curl)
  2. LanOC Reviews on MaxForce P55 Javelin
  3. Digital Trends has hands-on impressions of Dell's Streak and Aero
  4. Laptop's first hands-on with Dell Streak HDMI dock
  5. Engadget's Acer Aspire 8943G and 5943G (AKA Acer Ethos) preview
  6. InsideHW reviews hp Mini 210 Vivienne Tam Edition
  7. TweakTown reviews Gigabyte GA-P55A-UD7
  8. Madshrimps review Asus Crosshair IV Formula
  9. Phoronix reviews MSI 890GXM-G65
  10. KitGuru's 40GB Intel X25-V SSD – RAID 0 performance review
Multimedia, power, cases, and cooling

  1. HotHardware's Nvidia GeForce GTX 480M-powered notebook sneak preview
  2. TweakTown tests Galaxy GeForce GTX 465 in SLI overclocked
  3. OC3D reviews Asus GeForce GTX 465
  4. Ultimate Hardware reviews HIS HD 5750
  5. TweakPC reviews Iiyama ProLite E2710HDSD 27" LCD monitor (in German)
  6. BCCHardware reviews Wicked Audio Wicked Little Buds
  7. [OC]ModShop reviews Cooler Master NA90 universal power adapter
  8. KitGuru on AC-DC voltage: What’s the difference?
  9. Rbmods on GMC H-80 case
  10. ProClockers review NZXT Vulcan mATX case
  11. Björn3D reviews CoolIT ECO A.L.C.
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