21st February 2008

Shuttle gives finalized specs on KPC, their budget PC/barebones platform

Shuttle previously announced the KPC, their budget PC and barebones platform, at CES but much of the specs weren’t finalized yet. That changed recently, as they’ve posted a mini-site for the KPC on their webpage. As we previously reported, the KPC uses an Intel 945GC/ICH7 chipset, Intel GMA950 on-board graphics, 10/100 NIC, 5.1 HD Audio, … Read the full entry »

posted by Eric C. in Hardware, Motherboards, Power Supplies/Cases, Small Form Factor | 0 Comments

20th February 2008

Project: Rogue, Part 17

I love days like today… I had a long awaited package on my doorstep when I got home.

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20th February 2008

HD DVD is dead

Well, Toshiba hasn’t officially announced it but Reuters is saying a source is saying that Toshiba has “entered the final stage of planning to make our exit from the next generation DVD business,” and that an official announcement may come next week. It’s unfortunate that the better technology lost. Feature wise, HD DVD’s current spec is the same as the yet to be … Read the full entry »

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19th February 2008

S3 Graphics announces new video card with DirectX 10.1 and more

S3 Graphics, a devision of Via technology, has announced the Chrome 400-series of graphics cards. It’s been two years since S3 Graphics released their last batch of video cards, the Chrome S25 and Chrome S27. The Chrome 400-series has all the features one would expect from a new video card, DirectX 10.1, OpenGL 2.1, Shader Model 4.1, HD video acceleration, … Read the full entry »

posted by Eric C. in Hardware, Video Cards | 0 Comments

19th February 2008

Alone in the Dark

I was looking at some videos of the new Alone in the Dark video game and it is really impressive. The new inventory system is more realistic and the ability to combine everyday items in multiple ways allows you to really choose how you want to play the game. It reminds me of MacGyver, especially the reliance on “sticky tape”. Also, the graphics are absolutely stunning … Read the full entry »

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19th February 2008

Project: Rogue, Part 16

I was out of town last weekend, and it’s been a busy week, so I wasn’t able to get much in the way of real modding done, but work still continued. I was able to get a few more miscellaneous parts ordered, including the elusive LCD screen.

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