Microsoft’s Kevin Collins was surprised as a HD-DVD player he was demoing failed to work at CES yesterday. Of course, this isn’t the first time a Microsoft executive has been embarrassed at a tech demo (thanks to the ever-keen-to-bash-MS users at /. for the link!). Continue reading “HD-DVD tech demo fails at CES”
The folks at Microsoft’s “Linux and Open SourceÂ Lab” have done a ‘study‘ (and I use the term as loosely as possible here) to “dispel the myth that Linux will run on legacy hardware”. They claim their sudy shows more or less that Windows runs as well asÂ Linux on legacy hardware. Interesting. Continue reading “Microsoft releases more propaganda; some surprised”
Continuing the previous posts line of though, I decided to make it offical, and post some of my favourite things from the CES 2006.
- Is it a phone? Is it a mouse? No its a….phouse…from Sony…weird….
- For all you modders there who like showing off, this HDD is for you!
- And for those of you into the smaller things in life, this 4gb HDD is perfect for…losing!
- And here is Dell going to far…with a PC with FOUR (4) GEFORCE 7800 GPUS!!!
- And here is some more info on that quad SLI chip from Nvidia
- Here is the future of notebook power, 20 freaking hours in little underÂ 7 ounzes!
- May not interest most people, but finally! WIRELESS SURROUND SPEAKERS!!!!
- And for all you people who live alone, and don’t have company often, the perfect chair
- The remote control bagel – title says it all
Got your own favourite new product? Or heard of soemthing wacky? Post a comment and it might get added to The List.
In the upcoming format war, the winner will likely be decided by capacity, speed, coolness of name, and avaliability. So InPhase’s 300Gb Holographic drive is likely to cause a bit of a stir.
The drive seems designed for industrial-grade backups – and a write speed of 20Mb/s confirms those backups could take a while. But if we can get DVD collections like this or this on just one disc, that would be cool too.