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A Reversal Of Fortune In PCs

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The shake-up might seem like a Bizzaro World twist, but Apple, HP and Neoware have earned their place atop the stock rankings, analysts say. The firms have succeeded by finding profitable niches, honing operations and staying fresh.

Hotrod Your Linksys WAP with Linux

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A lot of Linux geeks are master scroungers, I'll wager I'm not the only who has gazed upon shiny new devices like the Linksys WRT54G and sighed "Wouldn't that be a great device for my network!"

AMD enters India's low-cost PC market

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Advanced Micro Devices announced Thursday a Linux-based PC priced at about $230 for the Indian market.

DFI LANParty NF4 SLI-D MB

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The nForce4 chipset has been out for the AMD platform for almost a year now. Upon release, it quickly became “the” chipset to have for most mid to high end systems. Today we are going take an in depth look at the DFI LANParty NF4 SLI-D motherboard and investigate whether or not its features, performance and stability make it stand out from the rest.

Reg readers take the Dell 'Open-source PC' challenge

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In Redmond, Mikey Dell's plan didn't go over so well. Of all Microsoft's OEMs, Dell was the most favored - because it sold the most boxes. The word came down from the top. Dell would need to put on a tutu and twirl its way back to the all-Windows camp.

How Dell repels attempts to buy its 'open source' PC

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Dell this week received much praise for releasing a new version of its "open source" PC. While Dell garners glowing reviews for shipping such an open source OS-friendly product, the company's new E510n actually stands as yet another example of how hard Dell tries not to sell non-Microsoft gear.

Augustus' Ultimate Linux Workstation

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I think one of the best ways to tell people what the best components are, is to show them the system you would build if money was almost no object. That's where this article comes in. This is my story of building my ultimate Linux box.

Dell offers an open-source PC

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Dell began offering a new desktop PC on Tuesday with no operating system installed. The machine is designed for people who want to run open-source software such as Linux instead of Windows.

Open Graphics Project Status Update

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Since the last update, a number of things have been going on. For a hardware project that's being done in our spare time, though, things are going rather well, and there's a very strong likelihood that you'll see real hardware for sale on our web site before the year is out.

New uses for old Xboxes

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But when a games machine has reached the end of its useful life we shouldn't have to junk it just because the original manufacturer objects to turning it into something useful.

Via teams on Linux car PC kit

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Chip and boardmaker Via has partnered with an online retailer to create a car PC targeting in-car navigation and infotainment applications.

The $100 laptop moves closer to reality

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The $100 laptop computers that Massachusetts Institute of Technology researchers want to get into the hands of the world's children would be durable, flexible, self-reliant, and run Linux.

Matrox Millennium G550 for PCI Express

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Matrox Millennium graphics cards have for years proven reliable, with great drivers, good 2D rendering capabilities, and decent resolutions are supported. Today, PCI Express is replacing AGP as the standard video card interface, and the Matrox adapter is now available in a PCI Express configuration. Here's what to expect from it.

How a CPU Works

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Even though every microprocessor has its own internal design, all microprocessors share a same basic concept - which we will explain in this tutorial. We will take a look inside a generic CPU architecture, so you will be able to understand more about Intel and AMD products and the differences between them.

Are AMD and Intel close to settling?

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THE WAR DRUMS have gone silent and there's no sign of smoke signals in the antitrust case AMD launched against Intel back at the end of June.

Intel stalls $50m deal with McLaren

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It is believed that Intel is furious that the FIA - the body that governs F1 - recently signed a strategic partnership agreement with its arch-rival AMD.

First Look: VIA's C7 Platform

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VIA is beginning to ramp up production on the successors to their C3 part, the C7 and C7-M CPU's. Keith Kowal, marketing manager for VIA's chipset platform group, took some time on his promotional tour to talk with us about the new platform.

HP slams brakes on Formula 1 sponsorship

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In the midst of further financial difficulties, HP announced today that it is ending its sponsorship of the BMW Williams F1 team at the end of the 2005 racing season.

Intel chips cost $40 to make

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It's not hard to see how Intel makes its money. According to market watcher In-Stat, the chip giant's average cost per die is a mere $40 - significantly less than it the prices it attaches to its processors.

Sun exec: Galaxy to shape Sun's future

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Announced yesterday, Sun's new servers are powered by Advanced Micro Devices' Opteron processors and have dual-core capabilities. Graham Lovell provided additional details about the servers and discussed how Sun plans to improve the bottom line going forward. He also talked about exactly how Linux and open source play into that strategy.

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