Saturday Shortbread

Eight is Enough

  1. Engadget reports Apple iPhone 4S now shipping in ‘one to two

    weeks, over 200,000 AT&T pre-orders in first 12 hours

  2. PC Gamer’s John Carmack video interview covers

    Rage, the PC, and gamma corrected anti-aliasing

  3. VR-Zone reports Romania wins MSI Master Overclocking Arena 2011
  4. Phoronix’s first look at AMD Trinity APU, Linux already runs well
  5. AnandTech on Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon S4: MSM8960 & Krait architecture explored
  6. Building Windows 8: Reducing runtime memory in Windows 8
  7. Joystiq: S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 will have always-on DRM, but it’s out of love
  8. Red Orchestra 2 – state of the game; stats reset plans – Blue’s News


  1. Tucson Citizen reports 8 hurt in fire at Intel plant in Chandler, AZ
  2. Ars Technica: Larry Ellison unveils Oracle Public Cloud, claims no one will be locked in
  3. Fudzilla reports Texas Instruments to go for ultrathin notebooks
  4. Engadget: Cooler Master launches Silent Pro Hybrid Fanless Series of power supplies
  5. HotHardware’s podcast
  6. TUAW: Sony Pictures acquires rights to Steve Jobs biopic
  7. Newegg’s Weekend Express and Columbus Day deals
  8. Dealzon’s deals: $400 off 17.3” Toshiba Qosmio X775-3DV78 i7-2630QM 3D,

    $50 coupon for 17.3” Toshiba Qosmio X775-Q7270 i5-2410M, $190 coupon

    for 14” Lenovo G470 i5-2410M, and $250 off 14” Sony Vaio VPCCA25FX/B



  1. Ars Technica: Sprint spills good on LTE switch; first devices coming in 2012
  2. The iPhone 4S on AT&T vs. Sprint vs. Verizon: which network is best? – Huff Post Tech
  3. Fudzilla: 42% of U.S. consumers want Windows tablets

    and no Samsung Nexus Prime on October 11th

  4. SlashGear reports Dell cancels device for Windows Phone 7.5 Mango
  5. Engadget: Ice Cream Sandwich leaks out Music 4.0.1 for download, previews Google+ 2.0
  6. Engadget’s Sony Reader Wi-Fi review

Software and gaming

  1. InfoWorld: Microsoft to ship last service pack for Office 2007 this month
  2. Ubuntu 12.04 will not be a perky penguin
  3. Nvidia 285.05.09 driver of Linux
  4. Firefox 8.0 beta 2
  5. Latest Opera 12.00 development snapshot build
  6. THQ: Space Marine Exterminatus DLC date announced
  7. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 – Redemption single-player trailer
  8. Star Wars The Old Republic: Bounty Hunter vs. Jedi Knight (video)
  9. Ars Technica on Portal 2 Peer Review DLC: fun, but missing the magic

Systems and multimedia

  1. PCPer’s AVADirect $1000 gaming system video review
  2. SPCR on Samsung Series 9 Ultra notebook
  3. ocinside reviews ASRock Fatal1ty 990FX Professional
  4. ocaholic’s Asus EAH6770 DC SL/2DI/1GD5 review
  5. [H]ard|OCP’s Thermaltake Shock One gaming headset review
  6. TechReviews on Jabra Supreme Bluetooth headset
  7. Hardware Secrets reviews Roccat Valo gaming keyboard
  8. HardwareLook’s Cooler Master Storm Sentinel Zero mouse review

Power, case, and cooling

  1. SPCR on fanless PSUs: Kingwin Stryker STR-500 & SilverStone ST50NF
  2. TweakTown reviews NZXT Source 210 Elite case
  3. Legit Reviews on Corsair Hydro Series H100
  4. TWL on NZXT fluid bearing fans
  5. X-bit labs on Deepcool Dracula VGA cooler
Comments closed
    • Metonymy
    • 8 years ago

    Glad to see the shortbread appear… I’ve found it disconcerting not to have it all day… maybe time to get a life.

      • oldog
      • 8 years ago

      …or not.

      • SomeOtherGeek
      • 8 years ago

      Life? What’s that?

        • ClickClick5
        • 8 years ago

        I hear only the lucky ones get one.

          • sweatshopking
          • 8 years ago


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