AMD’s Fusion chip launched on slew of netbooks

The timing of AMD's release of its AMD Fusion APU (accelerated processing unit) chip couldn't have been better for the netbook market.Faced with lagging sales on one front and the growing consumer interest

Published on: January 14th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Netgear offers ideal firewall for small shops

Netgear, despite its consumer roots, has been making network equipment for small and midsized businesses for years. The ProSafe FVS336G, though awkwardly named, is the result of that experience: it's easy to install,

Published on: August 24th, 2010 James E. Gaskin

Overclocking tips – boost your processor speed, while avoiding the risks

Overclocking refers to pushing your computer components harder and faster than the manufacturer designed them to go. The initial pitch is seductive: Buy a slower, lower-cost CPU; juice up the clock speed; and

Published on: June 29th, 2010 Loyd Case

Low-power, low-heat 2TB drives save on power costs

Capitalizing on the buzz around green IT, Seagate and Western Digital have released new "green" hard drives designed to use less power (in part by spinning more slowly than the latest generation of

Published on: July 23rd, 2009 Rich Ericson