Sunday News

Posted on Sunday, Mar 09 2003 @ 16:33 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck

Road Tools CoolPad/CoolPad Podium Review
Notebooks are very small and notebooks are getting faster and faster each year. These result in the components inside the notebook becoming hot because of the small area a notebook enclosure provides. In this case, the Compaq notebook has heat coming out of two areas, the side and the bottom. However most if not all of us situate our notebooks on the table and/or flat surface. To keep notebooks running cooler we should actually have them sitting on a position where heat may dissipate away, thus providing a more stable system
Review Link : Modsynergy


Spire KestrelKing I Preview
By now it is speculated that the AMD Athlon 64 (Hammer) will arrive this year. Many enthusiasts are eagerly waiting the release, as am I. The Athlon 64 will be based on a new chipset requiring a new motherboard, particularly based on the new Socket 754. The Athlon 64 will require a new cooler to meet tomorrow's demands. Today we will preview what the Athlon 64 heatsink fan installation will be like and what Spire's Athlon 64 coolers will look like. Introducing the Spire KestrelKing cooler for the AMD Athlon 64 processors
Review Link : Modsynergy


Microsoft Force Feedback 2 Joystick
The Microsoft Force Feedback 2 Joystick certainly has been well designed in terms of layout. I found the button configuration a lot easier to use and generally cleaner over the last version. And although I am left handed the grip on the stick is quite comfortable to hold. The proportion of the controller, which is largely taken up by the Force Feedback motor, is quite large and takes up a considerable amount of desk space. The material feels strong to the touch which is of course an essential part of the controller due to the huge jolts which can occur with the Force Feedback
Review Link : Hardwarefusion



About the Author

Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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