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UPDATED: $20/Month Google Chrome Notebooks on the Horizon

"Reports now say Google is preparing to announce a game-changing price point tomorrow regarding its Chrome notebooks. According to Forbes, Google will announce a $20-a-month package for students that includes both the hardware and internet access, in what "is almost certainly a precursor to an enterprise offering."

"Small and medium-sized businesses are banging on our doors to get something like this," the unnamed Google executive and source of the story said.

Internet bandwidth cap is pure evil

So you're paying a fortune for your Internet access and it's fast, but it's capped. I'm with Rogers (Robbers) here in Canada and I'm paying for their fastest service, but it's capped at 175GB? Make sense? NO. Why would their fastest premium service have a low bandwidth cap of only 175GB. The same reason all over their services have a cap, to GOUGE their customers and make massive profits. Well, I'm dropping Roger and going to try TekSavvy. What's your feeling on this?

Raspberry Pi: Computer on a stick for only $25

"A British nonprofit has a novel idea for getting kids interested in computer programming--a computer that fits in a pocket and costs less than the latest video game.

It's called Raspberry Pi, and the prototype isn't pretty--it looks like a leftover scrap from electronics recycling day. But it's a working computer that game developer David Braben and his Cambridge-connected colleagues expect to make available for only $25 for a fully configured system.

AMD slashes processor prices

"Earlier this week AMD quietly introduced new processor pricing lists and consumers can look forward to significantly lower prices, particularly in the mid-range.

Athlon II prices have dropped between 2 and 25 percent depending on the SKU. The popular Athlon II X4 645 dropped from $112 to $102, while the energy efficient 605e dropped from $122 to $98, making it a rather good deal. Dual core Athlons saw cuts between 3 and 12 percent, while triple cores dropped between 5 and 25 percent.

Future video reviews will be posted on 3dGameMan.com first

All future video reviews will be posted on the http://www.3dGameMan... site approximately 2 weeks before they are posted on the 3dGameMan YouTube channel. So if you want to check out new content head over to http://www.3dGameMan.... This way both sites can co-exist and hopefully everyone is happy.

Transistors go 3D as Intel re-invents the microchip

"At an event today in San Francisco, Intel announced one of the most important pieces of semiconductor news in many years: the company's upcoming 22nm processors will feature a fundamental change to the design of the most basic building block of every computer chip, the transistor. Intel has been exploring the new transistor for over a decade, and the company first announced a significant breakthrough with the design in 2002.

24-Hour Sale at Newegg

Hope you folks like these deals I'm posting lately. Here's another one. Newegg is having a 24-hour sale that includes some very cool stuff; Samsung LN40C630 40” 1080p 120Hz LCD HDTV, Sennheiser Adidas Sports Headphones With Remote, BFG Tech BFGR650WGSPSU 650W Power Supply, RAZER Mamba Black 7 Buttons USB Laser Gaming Mouse, Kingston HyperX 4GB (2 x 2GB) Desktop Memory, Creative sound card and more. Remember, this sale over over soon go check it out.

Future 3dGameMan YouTube videos will be unlisted

UPDATE:
All future video reviews will be posted on the http://www.3dGameMan... site approximately 2 weeks before they are posted on the 3dGameMan YouTube channel. So if you want to check out new content head over to http://www.3dGameMan.... This way both sites can co-exist and hopefully everyone is happy.



 

At the moment most future 3dGameMan YouTube videos will be unlisted. If you wish to view 3dGameMan videos in the future, please visit the http://www.3dGameMan... website. This decide was not made lightly, but I'm going back to basics and if you want to view 3dGameMan content, you'll need to visit the website. Fans of 3dGameMan already do this, but my hope is YouTubers will as well.

Please be aware that I'll be posting YouTube bulletins when a new video/video review is posted. So you YouTuber's won't be left in the dark, so to speak. But you'll still need to visit the 3dGameMan.com site to view the video/video review. So this will keep everyone in the loop. Also remember that everything gets posted on the 3dGameMan twitter, facebook and RSS feeds as well. Your comments are welcome.

The Insidious Creep of Latency Hell

"Gamers often find 'input lag' annoying, but over the years, delay has crept into many other gadgets with equally painful results. Something as simple as mobile communication or changing TV channels can suffer.

3dGameMan Site Tutorial

I've been meaning to do this video tutorial of the 3dGameMan.com site for a while. Note that the site will still be tweaked from time to time. So unless there are major changes this site tutorial should give you a better overview of the site. It should allow newbies to browser the site a little easier and make it a useful tool for finding reviews and other information.

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