Blind People Say Quiet Hybrid Cars Pose Safety Risk

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Gas-electric hybrid vehicles, the status symbol for the environmentally conscientious, are coming under attack from a constituency that doesn't drive: the blind. Because hybrids make virtually no noise at slower speeds when they run solely...

Samsung Launches Quiet SpinPoint Hard Drives

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Samsung has announced 80GB and 160GB flavours of its new 3.5" SpinPoint S166 Series of ultra silent and high-speed hard disk drives. The S166 Series has a spindle speed of 7,200RPM, provides an 8MB buffer,...

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 gets quiet about the competition

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Intel's release this week of a 64-bit Xeon server processor made one thing clear - AMD has its rival in a real tizzy. As an Intel spinmeister was describing the new Nocona processor, we couldn't...

Gainward to launch ultra quiet FX Ultra

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The answer to our prayers? THE GAINWARD COMPANY , known to make very fast nVidia based cards, is going to surprise us again. We expect this PowerPack card will be faster than many...

All quiet on the eastern digital front

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Yesterday at approx 10:30am disaster rocked a small house in nothern New Brunswick. When I awoke I made my way over to my computer as I habitualy do every morning, pressed the power button, ...

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