Next week: All PDC, all the time How many times in the past year have I asked about a product, a service or a strategy to be told by Microsoft officials: “Just wait till the PDC. We’ll explain all”? Attendees will get a demo of Windows 7 by Windows engineering chief Steven Sinofsky, as well as pre-beta M3 bits to take home. ZDNet.
Retesting the Radeon HD 4830, new BIOS fixes missing shaders AMD has identified that, in addition to reference samples of the ATI Radeon HD 4830 boards sent to media with a pre-production BIOS potentially impacting the card’s performance, a very limited number of boards were released to market with the same BIOS. This BIOS fixes the missing shaders on the ATI HD 4830 Press Samples. Anandtech.
If No One Sees It, Is It an Invention? In December, Johnny Chung Lee, then a Ph.D. candidate, posted a five-minute video on YouTube that became an Internet sensation. So far, the video has been seen more than six million times. NYTimes.
Everything you Need to Know about Ubuntu 8.10 - Intrepid Ibex Ubuntu 8.10, named Intrepid Ibex, is scheduled for release next week, so we figured it's time to run down the checklist of improvements, fixes, and enhancements since Hardy Heron came out earlier this year. Maximum PC.