Items tagged with Upgrade

Those of you hoping save a few bucks by just upgrading Windows XP to Windows Vista Ultimate will be disappointed to hear that Microsoft will offer no such plan. The features and functionality set it apart from other versions of Windows Vista, as Microsoft explains, and it will be the only version of Windows Vista that does not offer an upgrade... Read more...
If you're in the market for a new PC right now, but are looking forward to that Vista upgrade, you might be interested in Microsoft's Express Upgrade to Vista offer. From October 26 to March 15 of next year, you can receive a coupon from participating dealers, which will allow you to upgrade from XP to Vista once it's available.... Read more...
Digitimes is reporting that Microsoft has delayed Windows Vista RTM (Release to Manufacturing) by approximately two weeks.  The original RTM release was slated for the fourth week in October but now it appears that has been pushed back until the second week of November.  In addition to the delay, Microsoft announced their Express... Read more...
Scroll. Toggle. Scroll. Grrrrr. Toggle. Pagedown. Control + C. Toggle. Page up. Control + V. Darn it! Toggle. Home. Page Down... Oh for cryin' out loud. The answer is right there in front of your face. What's the best computer upgrade possible, and one you can probably swing right now? Paul Boutin over at Slate thinks he knows. And... Read more...
Today's top-shelf computer games look pretty stunning, especially when you run them using a PC with a powerful graphics chip and a speedy processor. But you have to admit, even the best games still don't look completely realistic. From the way explosions appear, to the way water flows, to the way a character falls down, there's... Read more...
My right-hand man, Marco "BigWop" Chiappetta (aka the Backbone of HH), checked in with me this AM with some super-stealth spy photos from the backrooms of the CES show in Vegas!  What we have for you here is one of the significantly more innovative products we've seen at the show this year, courtesy of... Read more...
We just received word from Dell that they have just significantly increased security in their mobile products through BIOS-level hooks for Absolute Software's Computrace PC Tracking and Loss Control Service. Beyond the standard-level protection, these new BIOS-level hooks make defeating the program significantly more difficult. Fortunately... Read more...
Hey folks, the work week is back in full force, and so is the news. In the chaotic war of "Do video games rot your brain?", a new battle seems to have been won by the gamers. How do games help this time? Apparently they speed up your visual processing. The article starts off by saying "but when they're... Read more...
Hey folks, first things first... Rob has taken the Asus Extreme Radeon AX800XL/2DTV, and puts it up against ATI's Radeon X800XL, and MSI's GeForce NX6800GT. And for you overclocking maniacs, Kingston is auctioning off some rare HyperX modules, and they're doing it for a good cause. Enjoy the news, goodnight folks :)... Read more...
Good morning all!  Man it's been odd listening to the other guys talking about snow and cold weather.  Moving to NC last April, Winter now has a new definition to me.  What used to be cold and snowy is now more sunny and warm.  Heck, the last few days were in the 70s.  A part of me misses the snow, but the other part... Read more...
 Well it's 11/23 and I've got my first cold of the year :( So what does this mean? I've got nothing to do except cough, and deliver you the news ;) So before the cold medicine renders me unconscious, let's get it on! NVIDIA's SLI - An Introduction! @ HEXUS.net "You'll have to wait for the rest of the articles, but I hope the initial... Read more...
Welcome back HotHardware fans!  Today's announcement by NVIDIA regarding their new MXM (Mobile PCI eXpress Module) initiative has generated quite a bit of interest.  So much interest that we were able to get a statement from ATi on the topic.  Here's a direct "cut-and-paste" from the correspondence...   •"Industry... Read more...
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