Monday, July 28, 2003

eVGA.com e-GeForce FX 5600 Ultra
The old adage about looks being deceiving applies to eVGA.com's e-GeForce FX 5600 Ultra graphics card. Upon first glance, it would appear to be a standard graphics card. And it is, but the 5600 also functions as an analog-video-capture card...

Monday, May 19, 2003

A smorgasbord of chips, part 2
It's a fact of life in the 21st century: The technological innovations just keep coming and coming. The pace is so fast that I often have difficulty trying to picture what life must have been like in a pre-industrial society...

Wednesday, April 2, 2003

A smorgasbord of chips, part 1
The chip-making business has been very busy lately. Fast and furious, new mobile and desktop CPUs are arriving on the market, as are the logic chipsets to work alongside them. Even the graphics-chip folks have been busy churning out quicker and more capable engines for mobile and desktop platforms...

Tuesday, February 25, 2003

Intel's adventures in wonderland
Lewis Carroll's Alice may have needed only a bottle marked "Drink me" to make her smaller, but Intel has had to employ a phalanx of engineers to steadily shrink the size of its processors using increasingly advanced process-technology techniques...