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  • Tesla vs GeForce

    Tesla vs GeForce

    2 December 2010, 00:00

    The Tesla™ product family is designed ground-up for parallel computing.

  • 80 PLUS certification

    80 PLUS certification

    18 November 2010, 00:00

    The 80 PLUS initiative is one of many standards introduced in an effort to increase energy efficiency in modern technology.

  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580

    NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580

    9 November 2010, 00:00

    Let's see what this graphics card means to you.

  • AMD 6800 series

    AMD 6800 series

    26 October 2010, 00:00

    Let's see what these graphics cards mean to you?

  • Graphics card outputs

    Graphics card outputs

    8 October 2010, 00:00

    Let's take a look at these common interfaces and explain how they work.

  • ATI Eyefinity

    ATI Eyefinity

    6 October 2010, 00:00

    Let's take a look at Eyefinity.

  • USB 3.0

    USB 3.0

    29 July 2010, 00:00

    Let's see what USB 3.0 means to you.

  • Intel Green Computing

    Intel Green Computing

    28 July 2010, 00:00

    Let's examine eco-friendly computing from Intel.

  • AMD Vision

    AMD Vision

    21 May 2010, 00:00

    Let's take a look at what AMD's Vision means to you.

  • CeBIT 2010 : Chill out your server with Boston's liquid cooled solution

    CeBIT 2010 : Chill out your server with Boston's liquid cooled solution

    10 March 2010, 13:58

    Jack from Boston explains their dual-liquid, double heat exchange cooling solution for a 1U server which removes all need for air condition.

  • Digital Audio Broadcasting (DAB)

    Digital Audio Broadcasting (DAB)

    10 August 2009, 14:30

    There are now numerous digital radio stations broadcasting in the UK. We explain how they work, and why you might want to tune in.

  • High-speed peripheral connections on modern PCs

    High-speed peripheral connections on modern PCs

    5 August 2009, 11:45

    We examine some of the more common interfaces present on modern systems.

  • Next-generation netbooks

    Next-generation netbooks

    5 August 2009, 11:24

    We examine what’s in store for netbook purchasers in 2010.

  • Upgrading to Windows 7

    Upgrading to Windows 7

    27 July 2009, 16:51

    Microsoft’s Windows 7 operating system (OS) lands at retail stores on October 22nd 2009. Here’s what you need to know if you’re planning an upgrade.

  • Motion-sensing game controllers explained

    Motion-sensing game controllers explained

    27 July 2009, 16:45

    Nintendo Wii Remote, Sony PS3 Motion Controller or Xbox 360's Project Natal? We explain what they offer, and how they work.

  • Intel Atom processor

    Intel Atom processor

    18 July 2009, 09:30

    This guide explains what Atom is, and how it’s changing the market.

  • The Integrated Graphics Processor (IGP)

    The Integrated Graphics Processor (IGP)

    17 July 2009, 14:03

    This guide focuses on integrated graphics and describes the options that are presently available to consumers.

  • The different types of computer mice

    10 July 2009, 00:00

    Today’s computer mice come in a variety of flavours, including mechanical, optical, laser and bluetrack. This guide explains what each variety has to offer.

  • Touchscreen input on the PC

    9 July 2009, 00:00

    This guide briefly explains how touchscreens work, and why you may find yourself using a touchscreen PC in the near future.

  • NVIDIA Tegra SoC

    26 June 2009, 00:00

    NVIDIA has ambitions of a mobile revolution late in 2009, led by its Tegra SoC (system-on-a-chip). We take a look at what Tegra is, and why it might be important ...

  • Demystifying the multiple editions of Microsoft’s Windows 7

    24 June 2009, 00:00

    Microsoft will launch its Windows 7 operating system on October 22nd 2009, and it’ll be available in no less than six different editions. We explain what they are and which ...

  • Intel's new CPU branding - Core i3, i5, and i7

    18 June 2009, 00:00

    Intel's new CPU branding - Core i3, i5, and i7

  • NVIDIA GeForce 3D Vision

    27 March 2009, 00:00

    NVIDIA hopes to reignite the world of 3D entertainment with GeForce 3D Vision. This guide explains what it is, how it works, and what you need to know about ...

  • Energy Efficiency

    5 March 2009, 00:00

    This guide explains the need for energy-efficient components and how much current hardware can literally cost you.

  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 260/280 GPUs

    23 February 2009, 00:00

    NVIDIA competes with ATI Technologies - now a wholly-owned subsidiary of microprocessor manufacturer AMD - in the discrete and integrated GPU market. Intel, too, has a significant presence which is ...

  • AMD Phenom II

    12 February 2009, 00:00

    This guide explains the technology and market positioning behind AMD Phenom II CPUs.

  • Compact Digital Cameras

    12 December 2008, 00:00

    Thanks to Digital Cameras, quick-and-easy pictures have become readily accessible to any amateur photographer. But if you’re making your first foray into DigiCam territory, here’s what need to know.

  • ATI Radeon HD 4800 series

    5 December 2008, 00:00

    ATI Technologies, now part of AMD, is one of the big three players with respect to manufacturing GPUs (graphics processing units). GPUs can either be integrated (on to a chipset) ...

  • Blu-ray

    3 December 2008, 00:00

    Blu-ray Disc is now widely regarded as the physical successor to DVD, we take a closer look at what it is, what advantages it brings, and what it could mean ...

  • HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface)

    3 December 2008, 00:00

    Keeping in tandem with technological developments, audio/video connectors continue to evolve at a steady pace. Today, the most common digital connector comes in the form of HDMI and we're here ...

  • GeForce GTX 260/280 architectural alignment

    28 November 2008, 00:00

    The purpose of this guide is to explain how the current GTX 200 family stack up with respect to clock-speeds and, be they core, shader, clusters or memory pathways.

  • How to upgrade to Windows Vista SP1

    25 November 2008, 00:00

    This guide demonstrates how Windows Vista Service Pack 1 can be deployed on Windows Vista systems.

  • Netbooks and Nettops

    20 November 2008, 00:00

    This guide explains what netbooks and nettops are, how they work, where you''ll find them, and what the future holds for low-cost computers.