This Week in Computer Hardware 70
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Recorded: May 13, 2010
Published: May 17, 2010
- Steam to Mac and Linux
- Free portal
- The state of gaming on a mac
- laptop, imac, mini, pro - price / performance / practicality
- Source games are not resource intensive, yet fun
- Linux drivers?
- British Telecom buys 2.6% of On Live to get rights for bundling OnLive service with broadband packages. PS3
- Says small continent = good for latency
- Dell launching new moderately priced large LCDs 23" and 21.5"
- Colleen suggests that all computer monitors should be 16.9 like this. Death to 16.1
- Airforce pissed off that Sony keeps updating the firmware on units in for repair. Sony removes PS3's support for "install another OS" IE... Linux. Airforce has a Linux based cluster.
- WiFi Alliance and WiGig now working together
- next gen WiFi spec = 60Ghz band 7Gbps wireless spec: WiGig.
- Roadmap leaks!
- w/ new contact... $450 before discounts
- mandatory $10/month Premium Data add-on ON TOP of data plan... no data cap on 3G or 4G
- 8 Device WiFi hotspot? $29.99 a month. (Oddly enough Android 202 will include USB tethering and WiFI hotspot functions...)
- Twitter Questions
- fyanez @ryanshrout what's the best way to add a sata hard drive to an older pc that currently uses a Ide hard drive
- Light_Sworn @ryanshrout can the glasses from nVision work with the new 3d-hdtvs (sold at bestbuy)? Or will I have to change glasses for each 3d output?
- alexhackney @ryanshrout I do video production in a small growing company. Running out of hd space. Low budget nas? Will Freenas iscsi let me edit hd?
- CouchPyro @ryanshrout Is TWICH changing to Thursday for good or just this week?
- 805balow @ryanshrout should i upgrade q6600 @ 3.2ghz to i7 for video work? Worth it?
- ryan10ad @ryanshrout My Time Machine drive died today. What's the best reasonable cost 1TB HDD on the market that will last for years?
- Edited by: Tony
- Notes: 2 ads were removed because they were the wrong ads
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