Monthly Archives: December 2011

Tech trends in 2012?

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I am using this article as the basis.. http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9223066/Tech_Trends_You_ll_See_in_2012?taxonomyId=158&pageNumber=1 1.. Dual-Core Processors Become the Norm in Smartphones This is great news, Nothing better than a high power phone. Quad core? Way to go. Do these smartphones come with flip out magnifiers such that people with less than 20-20 vision can see what is on screen?… Continue reading Tech trends in 2012?

How will we control the computers of tomorrow?

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I took the title from here.. http://www.ghacks.net/2011/12/20/how-will-we-control-the-computers-of-tomorrow/ To be honest, I am getting a little tired of being told how I should interact or will have t interact with MY computer. It would appear that others are too. Why didn’t cars of the future travel on a cushion of air? Well, directional control is an… Continue reading How will we control the computers of tomorrow?

Small screens and low power..

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This is an interesting article.. http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9222756/Dell_pulls_back_from_netbook_market?source=rss_latest_content&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+computerworld%2Fnews%2Ffeed+%28Latest+from+Computerworld%29 It talks about the demise of the Dell netbook range. As it states at the end, Dell was not a big player in the netbook market, but it does show that the netbook market is losing its heart. Could it be the fact that netbooks are too small and… Continue reading Small screens and low power..

Badge engineering, but it’s the fan and CPU technology which cut the mustard..

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This is a Silenx EFZ-120HA4.. supplied with one 120mm fan This is what I have in my main system. It works well and I can’t hear it. I like that.. The ends of the heatsink, the sides that you can’t see, are shrouded. This prevents heat falling out over the video card and chipset heatsinks… Continue reading Badge engineering, but it’s the fan and CPU technology which cut the mustard..