World Hello Day Shortbread

Five Alive

  1. Ready, set, fall: PC prices coming down as component costs decline
  2. ATi-Forum: AMD Phenom II X6 1100T listed (in German)
  3. Intel: 1,000-core processor possible
  4. TC Magazine: GeForce 263.09 driver outed

    for GeForce GTX 580, GTX 460 SE owners

  5. Maximum PC on the future of Windows: What we want from Win 8

World Hello Day

  1. The Consumerist: Facebook will be plagued by 50 million zombie accounts by 2015
  2. Intel adds more storage customers, fueled by Intel Xeon processor information
  3. Engadget: Apricorn’s Mac Array puts 512GB of RAIDed SSD into

    a single Mac Pro PCIe slot
    and Jolibook now on sale in the U.K.,

    first batch of orders ships Monday

  4. New Scientist: World’s first ice touchscreen virtually burns
  5. TechFlash podcast
  6. Windows Weekly 183 (podcast)
  7. HotHardware’s podcast
  8. Digital Trends on how to prepare for Black Friday


  1. Consumer really does not care about the smartphone OS – analyst
  2. Engadget: Velocity Micro’s 7″ Cruz tablet now shipping for $300

    and Windows Phone 7 hitting Verizon stores ‘this holiday season,’

    according to Microsoft tweet and Sony Ericsson CEO

    suggests February reveal, perhaps the PlayStation Phone?

  3. VR-Zone: Sony Ericsson X10 to have “pinch zoom” multi-touch
  4. Hi Tech Legion reviews OtterBox Tandem Series case for Palm Pre
  5. PreCentral: Google Voice makes a triumphant return to webOS with Google
  6. Phone Arena: AutoBot will let you control your car with iPhone and Android apps
  7. SuperSite’s Windows Phone 7 app of the week: Need for Speed Undercover
  8. Engadget: Doom-themed live wallpaper for Android

    turns your phone into a playground of carnage

    and Parrot releases AR.Pursuit augmented

    reality chase game for AR.Drone (video)

  9. Wired: Copia, social reading app / network / store, comes alive


  1. Download Squad: Xbench performance benchmarking for Macs
  2. Sophos publishes list of Mac attacks
  3. Google unlocks more than 60 consumer apps for business customers
  4. Ubuntu Sharing: How to fix full-screen Flash doesn’t work in Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick
  5. Ubuntu Geek: How to set up bond or team network cards in Ubuntu 10.10 / 10.04
  6. Microsoft Office Communicator Server 2007 R2 XMPP Gateway hotfix
  7. Microsoft Office Communicator 2007 R2 hotfix
  8. Latest development snapshot build of Opera 11: One step closer to beta
  9. Hard Drive Inspector 3.86


  1. Kotaku: Canada truck heist nets $1 million in PSPs, PS3s
  2. FoxNews: Nintendo introduces video games that can play themselves
  3. Shacknews on video games to be released this week
  4. Joystiq shares rumor: EA Tiburon early in development on new NFL Blitz
  5. Ruiner (Doom III mod) gameplay footage
  6. Jodie Drake and the World in Peril trailer
  7. Gaming Heaven reviews Need for Speed Hot Pursuit (Xbox 360)
  8. Joystiq: Age of Empires III is 10 cents on Games for Windows today

Systems and storage

  1. KitGuru’s hands-on with Intel’s Sandy Bridge
  2. Hardware Heaven reviews Dell Inspiron One 2310 desktop (23″ all-in-one)
  3. Phoronix reviews ASRock Vision 3D nettop
  4. TechReviewSource on Samsung’s 10″ NF310-A01 netbook
  5. Tech ARP reviews 3TB Western Digital Caviar Green


  1. on Nvidia 3D Vision: Ready for prime time?
  2. Guru3D’s GeForce GTX 580 3-way SLI review
  3. techPowerUp! reviews Gigabyte GV-N480SO-15I Super Overclock
  4. reviews AMD Radeon HD 6870
  5. Ultimate Hardware reviews Sapphire Radeon HD 6870
  6. Technic3D reviews AMD Radeon HD 6870 (in German)
  7. Digital Trends reviews Canon EOS 60D
  8. BCCHardware reviews BlueAnt T1 rugged Bluetooth headset
  9. Legit Reviews on Thermaltake eSports Challeger Pro gaming keyboard
  10. ProClockers review Gigabyte Aivia K8100 gaming keyboard
  11. Metku on reviews Cyborg R.A.T. gaming mice lineup
  12. Futurelooks reviews Mionix NAOS 3200 gaming mouse

Power, cases, and cooling

  1. OverclockersHQ reviews 1000W PowerColor Extreme PSU
  2. Hardware Secrets reviews 850W PowerColor Extreme PSU
  3. Computing on Demand reviews BitFenix Colossus case
  4. Hardware Heaven reviews NZXT Phantom case
  5. Hardware Secrets reviews Aerocool Bx-500 case
  6. Funky Kit reviews Arctic F8, F9, and F12 TC fans
  7. Madshrimps review Corsair Hydro H70 CPU cooler
  8. OC3D pits Thermalright Silver Arrow vs. Noctua NH-D14
  9. PureOC reviews Arctic Cooling Freezer 13 CPU cooler
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    • Grape Flavor
    • 10 years ago

    “Nintendo introduces video games that can play themselves”

    Well, that’s the logical next step! First you develop simple motion-control games for those who are intimidated by all them dang buttons and those complex gameplay mechanics.

    Then you develop games that play themselves for those that are intimidated by waving your arms around and the nuisance of having to control and direct what happens onscreen!

    What’s the third step, I wonder. Maybe just a printout inside the case that says “You Win!” instead of a game, for those that are intimidated by having to sit down and watch the game play itself.

      • sweatshopking
      • 10 years ago

      Apparently that game is really hard. Ars says they couldn’t beat it without using that feature…

      • OneArmedScissor
      • 10 years ago

      I think you should take a good look at this thing called the Xbox. It brought games that may as well play themselves and just tell you that you won, long ago.

      Almost dead? Stand still for 3 seconds – your health has recharged! Got killed? Instant, infinite respawn – three feet from where you died!

      That mentality has overtaken PC games, as well. But keep picking on the Wii. You will look “hardcore” next time you go play that shooter that completely eliminated item collection and anything resembling a challenge. :p

    • Voldenuit
    • 10 years ago

    Things I would like to see in Win8:

    Better battery life.
    Faster boot/instant on.
    Better support for heterogenous computing/GPGPU/OpenCL/DXCompute.
    A good Exposé clone.
    Built in tablet/stylus/touchscreen interface.
    TRIM for RAIDed SSDs.
    Native USB3/Lightpeak/Blu-Ray support.
    Better integration/UI for scheduled tasks.
    Ditch the registry.

    I’m sure there are lots of areas for improvement, like an App Marketplace, cloud services integration etc., but the list above is for areas where I feel win7 is lacking right now.

    EDIT: Oh, and maybe automatic sandboxing of programs? Could get messy though.

      • Grigory
      • 10 years ago

      Also an email client that comes with the install.

    • derFunkenstein
    • 10 years ago

    Read it as “World Halo Day”. Whoops.

    • sweatshopking
    • 10 years ago

    that’s an excellent way to get attention! .10 cents for a game! i just bought 3 copies! now they’ve got their software on my pc! Keep them coming!

      • Arag0n
      • 10 years ago

      I would love to buy it also, but they don’t have the market setup for spain yet.. :/

      I wonder if im going to miss every good deal…

      • Meadows
      • 10 years ago


        • sweatshopking
        • 10 years ago

        oh meadows. you’re such a crazy hot babe.

    • Farting Bob
    • 10 years ago

    Is it me you’re looking for?

      • dpaus
      • 10 years ago

      Hello world? Hello kitty?

        • can-a-tuna
        • 10 years ago

        I like the kitty.

      • derFunkenstein
      • 10 years ago

      ’cause I wonder where you are,
      And I wonder what you do.
      Are you somewhere feeling lonely,
      Or is someone loving you?


      • dpaus
      • 10 years ago

      And the kitty likes you!

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