Archive for December, 2006

Monday, December 11th, 2006

Das Keyboard

I’ve seen a few weird things, but this has to be the oddest in a while.  It’s a keyboard with no markings.  The manufacturer’s claim that this means you don’t get distracted by the symbols, so you really have to know where the keys are, and that means you type better!  Well, it’s sort of […]

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Saturday, December 9th, 2006

Fanless 550W PSU

If, like me, you like to be able to think whilst sat at your computer, then your No.1 biggest enemy is the fan.  At the same time, you want plenty of power to run those top-of-the-line games and graphics systems.  Anyone who is using the beta of Adobe Lightroom will surely know that you can […]

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Monday, December 4th, 2006

Portable Apps

This has been written about a fair bit, but it’s still worth a mention. All of the favorite open source (well mostly) application have been shrunk to execute from a thumbdrive! It comes it two favours (standard and lite) and the regular version includes ClamWin Portable (antivirus), Firefox Portable (web browser), Gaim Portable (instant messaging), […]

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Saturday, December 2nd, 2006

Picotux – smallest Linux computer yet

In my last post, I though that I’d found a really small Linux box. Well, this one is even smaller. Frankly I fail to see how you can get any smaller 🙂 Basically an RJ45 network connector plugs in the end, and that’s about it. The technical specs aren’t going to blow you socks away […]

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