• Western Digital to snap up Hitachi GST for $4.3 billion

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    Western Digital to snap up Hitachi GST for $4.3 billion

    Posted on: March 17, 2011 Category: Business, Hardware, News, Servers Comments: 0

    Western Digital said on Monday that it was buying Hitachi Global Storage Technologies for the equivalent of $4.3 billion. The move includes a combination of $3.5 billion in cash as well as shares worth about $750 million. The deal will see the WD name remain but see Hitachi GST’s CEO Steve Milligan join WD as

  • Clever space saver

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    Clever space saver

    Posted on: February 18, 2011 Category: Freebies, Hardware Comments: 0

  • Who would use the Google Chrome OS?

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    Who would use the Google Chrome OS?

    Posted on: December 3, 2010 Category: Business, Hardware, Internet Comments: 0

    If you use the Internet, chances are you know about Google (if not, get out from under your rock!). From their search engine giant status to their release of their Android operating system for Smart Phones, Google has invested much into today’s technology. Add in their online Office suite, affectionately known as “Google Docs”, their

  • Mac vs PC

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    Mac vs PC

    Posted on: November 9, 2010 Category: Hardware Comments: 0

    A little humor to start off your week.

  • HP Rolls Out 17-inch 3D Laptop, 14-inch Beats Edition, and More

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    HP Rolls Out 17-inch 3D Laptop, 14-inch Beats Edition, and More

    Posted on: October 20, 2010 Category: Hardware Comments: 2

    The HP Envy 17 3D is a 17.3 inch, 3D-capable laptop with an Intel Core i7 processor, Beats Audio, ATI graphics, Blu-ray support, and up to 2 TB of storage. Pricing hasn’t been set yet, but the currently-available, non-3D Envy 17 series starts at $1,400, so we can probably expect the new models to cost

  • Intel develops photonics-based 50Gbps chip

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    Intel develops photonics-based 50Gbps chip

    Posted on: July 30, 2010 Category: Hardware Comments: 1

    Intel  provided a peek at the future of processors today by revealing the first instance of a chip using complete photonics to send data. Four lasers in the prototype convert light into data at about 50Gbps, or “many” times faster than wired connections. The rate, about 6.25GB per second, would be enough to send an

  • BIOS may be dead in three years

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    BIOS may be dead in three years

    Posted on: June 10, 2010 Category: Hardware Comments: 0

    It’s the one major part of the PC that’s still reminiscent of the PC’s primordial, text-based beginnings, but the familiarly-clunky BIOS could soon be on its deathbed, according to MSI. The motherboard maker says it’s now making a big shift towards point and click UEFI systems, and it’s all going to kick off at the

  • Green Data Center Management: The Hot New College Degree?

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    Green Data Center Management: The Hot New College Degree?

    Posted on: May 5, 2010 Category: Business, Hardware, Internet Comments: 2

    For more information on DWHS’s green tech click here: Green Web Hosting Degrees in environmental studies, environmental science, and environmental engineering are commonplace in most universities throughout the United States, but Metropolitan Community College (MCC) in Omaha, Nebraska is taking degree specificity to new levels with its 2-year associate’s degree in green data center management.