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Today we review the latest generation of the HP MicroServer line, designed for the home and SMB market segments. Tune in later in the week to see how you can win the server for yourself!
We're getting closer to providing details on the MicroServer giveaway, but first we're examining the PS1810-8G managed switch that works in tandem with HP's latest ProLiant servers.
An oldie, but a goodie. Someone has taken the time to convert the original Star Wars (Episode 4) into ASCII art, and anyone on the Internet can view the movie with a simple telnet client.
We have received our HP ProLiant MicroServer Gen8 review unit and have taken a plethera of pictures. Check out what we like about this new box as we get ready for our big review of the little server.
We're wondering how many of our users use a single monitor compared to those who use multiple screens to do their daily work. Do you think one is enough or is it the more the merrier?
Microsoft announced a sizable list of peripherals for their line of Surface tablets, including a much anticipated docking station. Unfortunately, this dock misses the mark for many of its users.
Larry Ellison made a lot of Oracle OpenWorld attendees upset when he decided to watch the latest America's Cup race instead of presenting new cloud offerings at the keynote with Microsoft.
Microsoft has announced a new partnership with Oracle that brings several Oracle products into the company's Azure cloud offering.
Oracle is facing a lawsuit stemming from a $33k strip club bill that one of its employees racked up at last year's OpenWorld conference and that the company is now refusing to pay.
The Los Altos Historical Commission is considering whether to label Steve Jobs' childhood home as a a historical site. The birthplace of Apple, this designation would keep the home as is forever.
Oracle made three announcements during the opening keynote: In-memory database option to improve performance, the new M6-32 high performance server, and a new appliance to backup 1000s of databases.
Larry Ellison is almost ready to get on stage. Follow our liveblog as we report on what he has to say about Oracle's future, including their database, hardware, and probably even Java.
The Oracle OpenWorld keynote is tomorrow night, but today the company is busy setting up for the big event. What key message is Oracle hammering home to attendees this year compared to last year?
HP's latest MicroServer looks like a great product for a home or small office. We'll be giving one away soon (as well as doing a review), but wanted to know what you would do if you were to win it.
Oracle OpenWorld kicks off next week in San Francisco, and Neowin will be there to report on new and updated products, security news, java updates, and everything else Larry Ellison has to share.
Many people are excited about the 64-bit processor in the new iPhone 5s, but there will be no advantage in the latest phone from Apple as the company is simply tricking people with marketing hype.
After seeing the character design for Quiet, the female sniper in Metal Gear Solid V, Halo designer David Ellis said the industry is disgusting, "full of man babies," and that this feels "icky."
Most nodes on Tor, the network designed to keep traffic private, appear to be using cryptography that the NSA can easily decrypt, thus giving users a false sense of security while browsing.
Amazon is listening to customer demands for eBooks and will soon let customers buy digital copies of books they've already purchased for free or a severely reduced rate. The program starts in October.
It seems that the European Union is looking at installing technology devices on motor vehicles to limit them to no more than 70 miles per hour. Will this save lives or is it anther personal invasion?
Oxford Dictionary Online has updated its list of words today, and many technology phrases were added. Phrases like "geek chic," "bitcoin," and "BYOD" are all examples of words added to the dictionary.
For those on the go who need more battery power for their electronic devices, we're going to take a look at Ontrion's LifeCharge Pack. Does it provide the extra juice that mobile warriors need?
Which is more valuable to criminals: Your credit card number, or lots of "likes" on Facebook? The answer may surprise you, as cyber criminals are now writing malware to interact with social media.
A security researcher has identified a Facebook bug that allows an attacker to post messages on anyone's wall. He was told this wasn't a bug, so he complained directly to Zuckerberg's Facebook wall.
Stevie Johnson, wide receiver for the Bills, is given Google Glass to try out after practice. He catches some passes and signs some autographs, then gives his impression of the new technology.
Famous video game music composer Tommy Tallarico has started a Kickstarter campaign to help fund a third album. If you're a fan of video games, you owe it to yourself to check this out.
Think you're hot stuff in the sack? Want to compare your skills with your buddies? Then check out Spreadsheets, the app that shows how long you last, how loud you are, and how much you... thrust...
A young girl's parents were startled when they heard voices coming from their daughter's room. They found outthat someone had broken into the webcam and was verbally abusing the child.
With the Def Con conference finishing up, one reporter posed a question to the participants: Would you work for the NSA? The responses were mixed, but it seems that most people said, "Hell no!"
What do you get when you cross data visualization with security breaches? A cool interactive map of security incidents that can be displayed by breach type and organizational sector.
Do you want to watch any television show from any country at any time on any device? That's what YouTube cofounder Chad Hurley says is the future and the media providers need to wake up to that fact.
Everyone with a cellphone has a tiny microphone and camera with them at all times. The FBI knows this, so has been installing malware on devices to listen in on suspected criminals.
Apple has some of the bigger names in technology on their side as the company looks to reverse an Internation Trade Commision (ITC) ban on the importation of older iPhones.
To sysadmins around the world: Today is your day! Convince your boss and coworkers to take you out to lunch, give you a day off, or provide you with a new car. Whatever happens, Happy Sysadmin Day!
The Centre for Computing History will open their new museum in Cambridge, UK on Saturday. They aim to show off computer history and also to engage youth to take an interest in programming.
Google has been investing heavily in their datacenters recently, and this last quarter has been no exception with the search giant spending $1.6B in Q2, up from the $1.2B they spent in Q1.
One in five Netflix users are leading the charge by dumping their cable and sattelite providers and going exclusively with off the air and streaming solutions in the digital age.
It sounds like France may also have their very own PRISM-like spying network, gathering data from the Internet into a centralized database housed underground. Which country will be announced next?
For the first time, Apple now has a higher satisfaction rate than Samsung amongst customers in South Korea. The report covers issues in the first year, speed to recovery, and overall satisfaction.
Douglas Engelbart, creator of the computer mouse, died today. His invention has been used by nearly everyone on the planet and has made computer use more accessible than the keyboard alone. He was 88.
Facebook has admitted an embarassing security flaw that was used to leak the email addresses and phone numbers of six million Facebook users. The good news is the attack doesn't appear malicious.
Another alleged Microsoft employee has commented on the Family Sharing plan, as well as the company's plans to integrate their own social media platform into the Xbox One. Is this fact or fiction?
Everyone on the Internet is saying that Big Brother is going to be watching you while you play your Xbox One. With all of the other surveillance and tracking going on in the world, why should we care?
Microsoft announced the price for the upcoming Xbox One console earlier today, and it's already available for pre-order. In addition, if you pre-order it, you'll get a "day one" achievement.
Researchers at the University of Minnesota have created a device that lets regular people control flying robots using only their brain and all without a neural implant.
One of the interesting tidbits we heard this week was the fact that Microsoft has been building datacenters in parking lots. Even more interesting? They don't put a roof on the datacenter.
Many users are experiencing yet another Netflix outage. Is the core cause AWS or is it something else?
As TechEd continues, we are learning more and more about what to expect in the upcoming version of Windows 8. Today, Microsoft went into details discussing their plans for biometrics.
Do you want to feel like James Bond? Microsoft is here to help with that dream by offering one lucky person an Aston Martin V8 Vantage Coupe. Best of all, the contest is available to most of the world