Sunday, June 29, 2008

CyberLink DVDSuite 6 Ultimate

A changing of the guard

For the past several years, ahead's Nero had been an essential of both my personal and corporate toolboxes.

No longer!

There is a new and highly recommended replacement: CyberLink's DVDSuite 6 Ultimate.

Like Nero, CyberLink's DVDSuite is a suite of consumer-class digital media software. However, unlike it, DVDSuite is a comprehensive and integrated suite of programs that is easy to use and become proficient in within a very short period.

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Saturday, June 28, 2008

AMD Tech Day 2008

For several days this past week, I was in Austin, Texas, for AMD’s Tech Day 2008, and more.

As is usual with AMD, I was given a very good look into their products, strategy, and pipeline, and as usual, I came away impressed.

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Sunday, June 22, 2008

Intel’s global antitrust mess

AMD has been battling it out with Intel in the courts in the US.

About a year ago, we were able to get a teleconference with AMD Executive VP and general counsel, Tom McCoy, the details of which I posted here after a personal follow-on interview with Tom.

Well, a couple of weeks ago, the other shoe dropped, with the United States Federal Trade Commission, FTC, escalating their former informal inquiry into Intel's trade practices into a formal full-blown investigation.

After that, a cascade of (mostly) bad news has been dropping for Intel.

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Derek Hunter is blogging about his Dragon

AbsoluteVista.com’s winner of HP/BuzzCorps 31 Days of The Dragon Giveaway, Derek Hunter, is blogging about his experiences with the prize.

Follow on here.

Tuesday, June 10, 2008

HP reveals the DreamColor display

Color-critical for a fraction of the regular cost!

While I was at HP in Fort Collins, Colorado last week, I was given a hands-on with the DreamColor professional color-critical display, which was just announced a few moments ago in Berlin, Bundesrepublik Deutschland.

Folks, this is so not your father’s usual display!

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Tuesday, June 03, 2008

HP Personal Workstations

Yesterday, I was at the HP facility in Fort Collins, Colorado, where I was briefed on HP's offerings in the workstation space.

I went in to see what the offerings were with a view to finding out more information about the systems, and to see if they would pass muster, and become Logikworx's recommended line of workstations, replacing our current line.

In a nutshell, I came away impressed.

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Sunday, June 01, 2008

HP 2133 Mini-Note

I am in possession of the new HP 2133 Mini-Note PC for a review.

First impressions: this is a sweet baby!

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Microsoft Office & the ODF format

Sometimes it is a wonder how the obvious manages to escape the eyes of the supposedly knowledgeable.

Case in point is Microsoft's decision to add ODF and PDF read/write functionality directly into the next service pack of Microsoft Office 2007, this before the ISO 29500-standard is implemented.

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Final Countdown to last HDX Dragon begins...

Gottabemobile.com has posted the rules for the last HDX Dragon to be given away in the HP & BuzzCorps 31 Days of The Dragon Giveaway.

Right now, you still have seven (7), yes seven chances to win one of these babies.

Please visit the sites below to join the fray and bring a Dragon home.

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