Computers & Internet Articles
Nairobi Internet Cafes: Not as safe as you thought
07/29/2011 06:23:34 AM
Despite having internet connection throughout the day, most internet cafes in Nairobi don’t have updated anti-viruses. In fact, most viruses that affect PCs within Nairobi can be traced back to cybercafés, this is because people prefer using these cafes to download insecure file..
07/14/2011 20:52:25 PM
Alternative Operating Systems
Even though most personal computers are sold today with Windows pre-loaded, there are alternative operating systems that you can choose to install yourself. Advances are constantly being made in computer programming that allows computer users to choose what operatin..
AMD leaves the benchmark organization, BAPCo
07/13/2011 00:17:47 AM
The gathering of big hardware companies in BAPCo develops benchmarks that can be used to measure and calculate PC performance.
BAPCo is the company that is behind one of the most known benchmark applications, SYSmark.
Though the issue from AMD’s point of view, is that the benchmark of thei..
Mozilla Firefox 5 released
07/13/2011 00:17:21 AM
A couple of months ago, Mozilla released their internet browser Mozilla Firefox version 4, but now it’s time for the new version, Firefox 5!
Visually, Firefox 4 and 5 are almost the same, but there are some other radical changes “inside” the browser.
Firefox 5 has made it possib..
AMD shows off their new Interlagos parts
07/13/2011 00:16:45 AM
AMD are still going with the brand Opteron for their server parts, and they have now demonstrated at the International Supercomputing Conference, that their 16-Core Opteron, Codename Interlagos is working.
They demonstrated the new unit in a 1U super micro 2-socket chassis, used for the higher-en..
400 Million Windows 7 Licenses sold.
07/13/2011 00:14:45 AM
Microsoft announced this Monday that they have now sold 400 million Windows 7 licenses and also are encouraging users to switch from Windows XP to Windows 7.
CEO Steve Ballmer said that on the 1-Year Anniversary of Windows 7 last year, they had sold 240 million licenses. Microsoft also announced ..
Mini DisplayPort-to-HDMI now illegal
07/13/2011 00:13:22 AM
The people who are responsible for the licensing of HDMI ( High-Definition Multimedia Interface ) are now making a demand for companies that are making DisplayPort-to-HDMI cables/converters, that they need to stop their productions of those and recall ALL products.
The President of HDMI Licensing..
NVIDIA: 28nm Kepler chips ready for Notebooks
07/13/2011 00:12:23 AM
NVIDIA held a conference or partner roundup in Lisbon Portugal, where some of the people who attended that conference have confirmed that some of NVIDIAs 28nm notebook chips are almost ready for production, maybe even this week!
So we might see some good news later this week or next wee..
3 Million units of the Samsung Galaxy S II sold in 55 days!
07/13/2011 00:09:40 AM
The company Samsung Electronics announced that they have sold 3 million units of the Galaxy S II in 55 days!
I just sat and calculated this and i am not a math expert, honest! I suck at math, nothing worse! Anyway!
1 unit each 1,58 second! Hehe.
It took Samsung 85 days to sell 3 mill..
Improving SQL Performance
07/12/2011 10:04:02 AM
title:Improving SQL Performanceauthor:AlanGriffsource_url:http://www.alsreviews-alangriff.blogspot.comdate_saved:2011-07-06 12:30:08category:computers_and_internet
How do you know how much hardware is really needed by your applications? And what do you do when your applications are overloading your..
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