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August 14, 2010  4:14 PM

Windows 7 and DirectX 11



Posted by: Nathan Simon
AMD, directx 11, DirectX10, Dirt 2, gaming, GTX 470, GTX 480, Nvidia, pc, personal computer, Tessellation, Windows 7

We all do it, PC gaming, well finally there is a graphics format that will improve on performance while starting to make games look more real.

AMD has been aggressively shipping DirectX 11 GPUs in almost every price category, while cards based on Nvidia’s new GTX 470 and GTX 480 DX11...

July 13, 2010  3:31 AM

Google App Inventor



Posted by: Nathan Simon
App Inventor, front-end, games, google, mac, pc, quizzes, twitter

Now this is interesting, a front end to help an end user create their own Google apps!

People can build any app they want with App Inventor, according to Google. The App Inventor team has created blocks for just about everything you can do with an Android phone, the company...


November 27, 2009  2:42 AM

Black Friday Deals



Posted by: Nathan Simon
apple.com, black friday, christmas, gps, holiday, newegg.ca, pc, xmas

Well its Black Friday tomorrow and the deals are all over the web. Notably on one of my favorite web stores to purchase from, NewEgg.ca, check it out. Click here for the...


May 5, 2009  1:28 AM

System Untable?



Posted by: Nathan Simon
burn-in, cables, components, diagnostics, hold power switch, pc, sata, Sisoft Sandra, system hard lock, utility

Here's the scenario. You have this PC, its unstable, but you have ran all the proper diagnostics and cannot come up with an issue... When was the last time a software issue cause a hard lock of a PC? That's right it hardly happens. Your diagnosed the hardware, but you've been leaving all the same...


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