How To Install Windows 7 and Media Center on a HTPC

Everyone wants to see Windows 7 information and today Legit Reviews shows you how to install Windows 7 Ultimate on one of our personal home theater systems! We also show you basic setup of Windows Media Center and Media Browser. Follow through as we have over 25 pictures that will walk you through installation of the 32-bit version of Windows 7 Ultimate! This is a must read for anyone that is thinking of installing Windows 7.

By brian

GlobalFoundries 2010 Overview – Doubling Capacity and 28nm Ramping

GlobalFoundries announced this morning that they have completed the integration of Chartered Semiconductor and the two companies now operate as a single entity. Does this mean that GlobalFoundries is ready to deliver a knock out blow to Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co.’s (TSMC’s) dominance of the contract wafer manufacturing market? Read on to see what GlobalFoundries is up to!

By Nathan Kirsch

Leadtek PxVC1100 MPEG-2/H.264 Transcoding Card

The WinFast PxVC1100 is an MPEG-2/H.264 transcoding card developed by Leadtek and features the Toshiba high-performance stream processor SpursEngine. The WinFast PxVC1100 has four Synergistic Processing Element (SPE) cores based on the “Cell Broadband Engine”. Read on to see how this single slot PCI-Express based low profile card does on our Intel Core i7 system!

By brian

Gogo Inflight Internet Speed Tested and Used

Wi-Fi access on airplanes is quickly becoming the norm and at least 150 American Airlines planes now now offer the service. The wireless service that us being used on AA flights is called Gogo Inflight Internet and it turns a commercial airplane into a Wi-Fi hotspot! Read on to see how fast it is and if it works well.

By Nathan Kirsch

CyberPower Gamer Xtreme 3000 System Review

With the launch of Intel Lynnfield, CyberPower has geared up to bring high performance gaming to a lower price point. Powered by a GTX 295 and overclocked CPU and memory, this Core i7-860 powered gaming machine has more than enough muscle to blaze through games of today and tomorrow.

By brian

Free Homebrew VoIP with Google Voice and Intel Atom

Google has revolutionized the Voice Over IP world by providing a free phone number that allows a user of Google Voice to associate all of their various phone lines to a single number. Now besides the well known features of voice mail and free SMS text messages, there is another hidden gem with Google Voice that could revolutionize the telephony industry by providing free VoIP service to anyone!

By jw

How To Install Windows 7 from a USB Flash Drive

Installing Windows Vista with a USB Flash drive was a tricky endeavor, but that all changes with the upcoming launch of Windows 7. Read on if you want to find out how you can install Microsoft’s upcoming operating system from a USB key with our step-by-step directions from either Windows XP or Windows Vista!

By Shane Higgins

Left 4 Dead Game Review

Left 4 Dead is the next big game from Valve Corporation, the company responsible for mega-hit games such as Half-Life, Counter-Strike, and Team Fortress 2. Though the group who initially made this was Turtle Rock Studios, Valve saw the potential in the game and bought the company and integrated it into their own, much like they assimilated the creators of (and the rights to) Counter-Strike and Team Fortress. Read on to see our thoughts on this game title!

By Legit Staff

Recycle Your Broken Computer Parts and Towers

Electronics often contain useful materials such as precious metals, glass, and plastics that should be recovered rather than buried in a landfill. Since older computers contain harmful materials like lead, cadmium, mercury, arsenic and PCBs they should be recycled, but how do you go about doing that? Read on to find out!

By Nathan Kirsch

Legit Reviews Stocking Stuffer Guide for 2008

With the holidays rapidly approaching, the Editors and Moderators of Legit Review have gotten together to come up with the ultimate Stocking Stuffer gift list for our readers. We wanted to show a few products that will serve as a perfect stocking stuffer items for this year. These are products that should be readily available and you won’t have to break the bank to afford them.

By Legit Staff

The Top 10 Most Useful iPhone Apps of 2008

Getting a new iPhone or iPod Touch from Christmas and need recommendations on useful apps to add to the device? Legit Reviews has the list of the top 10 useful apps of 2008. If you are already a device owner, see if they match your choices or find some you have overlooked. From Pandora Radio to Wikipanion we give you the top 10 applications in no special order!

By Joe Evans

CyberPower Gamer Infinity GTX System Review

CyberPower is one of the leading computer system manufacturers here in the United States and today we look at their Gamer Infinity GTX PC system to see what it is all about. This is without a doubt a customized high-end gaming machine that has quality and power written all over it. With an Intel Core i7 965 processor inside that has been overclocked to 3.6GHz it is certain that this gaming PC is going to to be faster than any other system we have looked at.

By brian

Smooth Creations LANShark Gaming System Review

A break from the ordinary, we take a look at a complete PC gaming system with custom airbrushed artwork, Intel Quad core processor, and 4870 1GB in CrossFire. Tired of everyone having the same computer case as you? Smooth Creations has a high quality solution. The Smooth Creations LANShark was designed to be the Ultimate LAN party system and with a custom painted 16″ acrylic case and two ATI Radeon HD 4870 1GB graphics cards in CrossFire it will make your buddies smack talk stop dead in their tracks.

By brian

Is Your Linksys SD2008 Switch Overheating or Losing Connectivity?

The Linksys SD2008 10/100/1000Mbps Gigabit switch has been around since 2004 and is one of the most popular and widely available switches on the market. Many owners have noticed that the Linksys SD2008 version 2.x switches have been failing after several months of use. Our Linksys SD2008 switch also started having issues recently and we replaced it with a version 3.0 switch and the problems were solved.

By Nathan Kirsch