Geek Gestalt hits the heartland.
Microsoft's Windows chief gives a demonstration of the next generation of Windows to the D9 audience of tech movers and shakers.
Open source is the foundation of most cloud-computing efforts due to its cost and flexibility, but that cost benefit may nudge some traditional open-source vendors out of the market.
As much as we're impressed by the price-performance of Velocity's high-end Edge Z55 and its pair of GeForce GTX 480 graphics cards, these cards run so hot that we're concerned about their health, as well as their impact on the system itself. Take a risk, and you'll enjoy a fast gaming desktop for significantly less than you'll find from other vendors.
Apple's new eight-core Mac Pro demonstrates marked improvements over the older model in high-intensity digital media and multitasking scenarios. We also love the design tweaks that improve on Apple's already industry-leading sensibilities. Any Apple-bound design professional would welcome this new tool in his or her arsenal.
By tweaking its internal components to achieve maximum 3D performance, Velocity Micro has made its $999 Edge Z5 one of the most impressive lower-end gaming desktops we've ever seen. As long as you don't mind sacrificing a bit of productivity speed to get it, we recommend this system to any PC gamer on a budget.
Pricing not available
In his keynote at the Web 2.0 Expo, Tim O'Reilly sets off the punditocracy by insisting that the "war of the Web" is heating up again. Did it ever cool off?
The kickoff keynote for this year's Web 2.0 Expo wasn't too surprising: that the world has a ton of problems and that the tech industry has a lot to offer.
Does Amazon need to open up the its e-book reader in order to succeed? Despite Tim O'Reilly's argument, the answer isn't so clear.
In the rolling hills of Wyoming, Rocky Mountain Power has reclaimed the land of one of its coal mines and turned it into an innovative wind farm.
The Open Source Goat Rodeo hit the slopes again in 2009, this time at Alta and Snowbird, Utah.