New cool feature enabled in Vista SP1: Hotpatching

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Windows Vista SP1 enables support for hotpatching, a reboot-reduction servicing technology designed to maximize uptime. It works by allowing Windows components to be updated (or "patched") while they are still in use by a running...

3 Really Cool Tweaks for Windows Vista

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Andreas Verhoeven has released three really great Windows Vista tweaking applications, designed to improve some of the visual decisions Microsoft made in Vista without much effort on your part. Download them and load shortcuts to...

Fast, Cool Intel Chips Ahead

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While AMD prepares its next set of processors--a multicore design code-named Barcelona and due this summer--Intel has already demonstrated samples of its more-advanced Penryn chip. It's manufactured in a 45nm process that uses hafnium-based high-k...

New Cool, Quiet Laptop Hard Drives

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Mobile hard drives--partly because of their smaller, 2.5-inch size and their need to conserve notebook PC power--have always lagged behind 3.5-inch desktop models in performance and capacity. But a new generation of higher-performance, power-thrifty models...

Intel Tries to Keep Its Cool

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Steve Pawlowski, the director of Intel's Microprocessor Technology Lab, knows Intel has a heat problem. As processors like Intel's Pentium 4 have increased in performance and power, they've also become generators of intense heat. Pentium...

Asian Linux: Some keen, others cool

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Asia could leapfrog Western countries in the development of Linux-based applications, but some governments are not latching on to this opportunity, says a senior IBM executive. "The open-source movement is moving faster here...

Cool Desk v.3.86

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Cool Desk is a virtual desktop manager. Ever wish to have several screens on your computer? Cool Desk creates up to 9 virtual desktops and allows you to have different windows in each of them....

Cool Beans System Info v2.0.0.3

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It's small but it's an update :) Cool Beans System Info is a small but powerful program that monitors your computer's CPU, physical memory, and swap memory usage. Version 2 was rewritten from...

Cool Beans System Info v2

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Cool Beans System Info is a small but powerful program that monitors your computer's CPU, physical memory, and swap memory usage. Version 2 was rewritten from scratch, and adds network monitoring, a task manager,...

HP looks to keep systems cool

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Addressing the growing problem of heat dissipation in chips and systems, Hewlett-Packard on Tuesday announced it is working on a suite of technologies to address heat generation and energy use in increasingly powerful microprocessors and...

Hitachi Shows Off Cool New Notebook

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Hitachi has announced the commercial launch of its water-cooled notebook PC, a 1.8-GHz mobile Pentium 4-based machine which uses a patented Hitachi system to aid heat dissipation. Most notebooks are cooled by air...

Cool Desk v.3.83 released

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Cool Desk is a virtual desktop manager. Ever wish to have several screens on your computer? Cool Desk creates up to 9 virtual desktops and allows you to have different windows in each of them....

Cool Unreal 2 Wallpapers

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Saw this news when browsing Gamers.nl. The Unreal wallpaper page on PlanetUnreal has been updated with some amazing new Unreal 2 wallpapers. "After receiving many wallpaper submissions out of the blue,...

Cool Beans NFO Creator 2.0

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Great for personal archival use and for posting binaries to USENET, Cool Beans NFO Creator is a small program that generates detailed .nfo text files based on nearly fifty user-input fields. Cool Beans NFO...

Cool Beans System Info 1.0

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Cool Beans System Info is a small but powerful program that monitors your computer's CPU, physical memory, and swap memory usage. The main window displays these three properties in small graphs, each which can be...

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