At this week’s WiMAX World show in Chicago, some of the buzz on the show floor was around municipal WiFi’s trouble. WiMAX’s backers think that 802.16e (also known as Mobile WiMAX) technology is a better option for wireless connectivity.
I use Windows and Linux every day. They
’re both competent operating systems, each with reasonable applications and windowing systems. I find myself more productive on a Linux system, though, because of a few very simple differences. So what are the differences?
In 2008, Intel turns the 45nm corner with a pair of ultramobile platforms that will take the x86 ISA where it has never gone before: into pockets and purses. Here’s a look at what’s next for the ISA that just won’t die.
It seems the front-paged “Folding@Home hits petaflop mark” news last week inspired more digging PS3 owners as the project organizers are now announcing that “the aggregated computation power of the PS3 consoles – by themselves – has crossed the Petaflop line”. That, fellow diggers, is another decade’s worth of cancer cure-related research.