Thursday Shortbread

Eight is Enough

  1. Engadget has Steve Jobs in his own words
  2. TechCrunch has the e-mail from Tim Cook, Apple CEO, to Apple staff
  3. Engadget reports Sprint will offer unlimited data plan for the iPhone 4S
  4. Fudzilla: Vishera Bulldozer FX successor in Q3 12

    and single-core Zacate retires in Q4 2011

  5. X-bit labs: AMD’s next-generation Piledriver micro-

    architecture expected to offer 10% performance advantage

  6. AnandTech: AMD demos 28nm GPU again, no update on availability
  7. Building Windows 8: Designing the Start screen
  8. Bethesda on Rage video issues


  1. Transition to 450mm semiconductor wafers finally gains traction – analysts
  2. AVADirect now offers 24GB of RAM in X7200 desktop replacement
  3. Dealzon’s deals: $200 off 17.3” Toshiba Qosmio X770-BT5G24 i7-2670QM, $200 off

    17.3” Toshiba Qosmio X770-BT5G23 i5-2430M, $50 coupon for 15.6” Dell Inspiron

    15R i5-2410M, and $50 off Zotac GeForce GTX 560 Ti 1GB PCIe


  1. AppleInsider: Apple introduces AppleCare+ for iPhone covering accidental damage
  2. Android on TouchPad: A different approach

    to getting Android up and running – PreCentral

  3. HotHardware’s Asus Eee Pad Slider hands-on video demo
  4. Legit Reviews on Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 w/ Verizon 4G LTE tablet
  5. Fudzilla reports Infinity Blade 2 confirmed for December 1st

Software and gaming

  1. Changelog for VirtualBox 4.1
  2. CCleaner 3.11.1550
  3. Asked & answered at Rockstar Games: Max Payne 3, L.A. Noire, Red Dead & more
  4. Gearboxity: Duke DLC and updates coming next week
  5. Joystiq: Gran Turismo 5 officially getting update, DLC, and a price drop
  6. Might & Magic Heroes VI ‘Blood & Tears’ – Tears trailer
  7. Fudzilla: Is another Alan Wake in development?
  8. PCPer’s Rage performance and image quality evaluation – day 1
  9. NGOHQ’s Rage graphics comparison: PC vs. consoles
  10. GameSpy’s Battlefield 3 graphics showdown

Systems and multimedia

  1. Engadget’s NEC LaVie Touch hands-on
  2. HT4U reviews Zotac Zbox nano AD10 Plus (in German)
  3. Phoronix’s OLPC XO-1.75 laptop preview
  4. VR-Zone’s Olympus Pen E-P3 review
  5. TechReviews on Sennheiser RS 170 headphones
  6. XSReviews on Radiopaq Duo headphones
  7. TweakTown’s CM Storm Quick Fire Rapid keyboard review

Power, cases, and cooling

  1. techPowerUp! reviews 750W In Win Commander II PSU
  2. Hardware Secrets on CM Storm Trooper case
  3. OCC reviews BitFenix Outlaw case
  4. Hardware Heaven reviews SilverStone Temjin TJ08-E Evolution case
  5. MissingRemote on SilverStone TS07 USB 3.0 external drive enclosure
  6. X-bit labs review Thermalright HR-02 Macho cooler review
  7. Hardware Secrets has thermal compounds roundup – October 2011
Comments closed
    • anotherengineer
    • 9 years ago

    Shouldn’t it be provincial election day in CANADA???

    Damn it I was at work all day and didn’t make it to the polls. I missed my chance to NOT vote for that liberal Dalton n00b

    • ClickClick5
    • 9 years ago

    [url<][/url<] The quick details made me laugh. Derp.

    • dpaus
    • 9 years ago

    “Black Turtleneck Friday” in honour of Jobs – who’s in?? I will 🙂

      • Mourmain
      • 9 years ago

      Let’s not make it kitschy.

    • destroy.all.monsters
    • 9 years ago

    This is a really great Steve Jobs in his own words too:

    [url<][/url<] I very much enjoy the philosophical bent in his address.

      • PeterD
      • 9 years ago

      Steve Jobs’ dead is the end of an era, the beginning of the computer, the days of the experiments.

    • dpaus
    • 9 years ago

    The Engadget “Steve Jobs in his own words” article is one of the best tributes to him.

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