LR’s Monthly Editorial: February 2006

Marketing Departments Exchange First Blows In last months editorial we talked about the year in general and informed out readers to be smart consumers of 2006.¬†One month later the marketing departments of numerous companies are working overtime to dig the trench line and fight for your hard earned money. nVidia Paid People To Post In …more

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LR’s Monthly Editorial: January 2006

It is around this time at the start of a new year that people believe they can get off to a fresh beginning. While most people are running out getting gym memberships or buying magical patches to stop smoking, those in the tech industry find themselves trekking out the first week of the year to the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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The Future of Computer Memory: 2GB+

Today we have an editorial by Nathan Kirsch on the future of computer memory and what he believes is the right memory for you. With Windows Vista due out in 2006 and time running out in 2005 his recommendations for system memory has changed for professional users, gamers, and enthusiasts. Read on to see what made him change his mind.

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Is Mobile Processing For Enthusiasts?

In terms of notebooks they have advanced greatly over the past couple years. They have gone from bulky black suit cases to small wireless workstations that can easily play current game titles. If you say “Centrino” everyone knows what you are talking about, but are notebooks worthy enough to be considered by enthusiasts?

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ATI Explains Their Warranty Reduction

ATI Explains Their Warranty Reduction

ATI silently lowered its warranty from three years down to a single year on the majority of their desktop graphics cards, which has created some upset and confused consumers. We talk with ATI on the changes and examine how they will impact consumers.

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AOpen’s Pandora Box Makes it to the Market

AOpen’s Pandora Box Makes it to the Market

The AOpen Pandora may look like the Mac Mini, but it certainly is not. AOpen and their reseller partners are going to have these Mini PC’s available this Christmas, but are they going to be worth it? With complete system prices at $399 for Linux and $499 for Windows they are worth a look.

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Future Look: The Optimus Organic LED keyboard

Future Look: The Optimus Organic LED keyboard

The Optimus is the first keyboard that we have run across that is made with organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs) on every key. Never heard of OLEDs? You are going to hear the term more often as they are brighter and more colorful than both LCD and Plasma screens. Read on to see what keyboards will become.

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The Phantom Game Service

The Phantom Game Service

While walking the floor at CES 2005 we bumped into the guys at Infinium Labs and got a chance to take a look at the Phantom. We took a few photos and asked some general questions about the Phantom. Read on and see what we figured out and our thoughts.

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How To use Folding@Home

Introduction: With the passing of time, diseases are also migrating to attempt to take over the world. In order to fight diseases, scientists have to do a lot of research with proteins and other biological matter to find out how to battle deadly diseases! Stanford University is dedicated to help in this massive research initiative …more

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Overclocker’s Lack Of Choices: cooling the LGA775

Overclocker’s Lack Of Choices: cooling the LGA775

Intel Socket 775 + ? = Lower Than Expected Sales Recently many in the media have been writing articles pointing out the low sales of Intel’s socket 775 processor. These articles touch on how Intel has many "small" issues going on internally right now. I’m sure you’ve heard about the lack of the high end …more

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How Will Doom 3 Play On My Notebook?

How Will Doom 3 Play On My Notebook?

Introduction: After attending Quakecon 2004 and meeting some dedicated readers we found that one of the most asked questions at Quakecon 2004 was: “How well does Doom 3 play on laptops?”. We had our laptop there, but honestly had never installed Doom 3. We got back home and installed Doom 3 on our ASUS M6N …more

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NVidia Announces Hidden SLI Technology

NVidia Announces Hidden SLI Technology

Introduction: Today NVidia announced a little hidden surprise for users interested in updating their systems to the latest and greatest graphics technology available. NVidia is bringing a technology to the public domain that developers have been using since the days of the Voodoo2 cards: SLI or Scalable Link Interface. How will it work? You all …more

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Best of 2003

Best of 2003

Introduction Another year has come and gone, but over the course of the year there are some products that have stood out from the crowd. To make things a bit more interesting we are also including some interesting categories and some new unseen pictures that have not been published on Legit Reviews or the web …more

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nVidia and FutureMark’s 3DMark03

nVidia and FutureMark’s 3DMark03

Introduction Unless you have been out of the loop recently, you probably have heard of a new rise in the battle between nVidia graphics drivers and their use with 3DMark03. Let me give you the brief story: On January 19th, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, I received an email from FutureMark asking that I kindly …more

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