#computers


Western Digital’s Digital Home Tour

Just received word that West­ern Dig­i­tal will be com­ing to San Fran­cis­co on Thurs­day, Octo­ber 30th to show­case their new tech­nolo­gies, part of the “Dig­i­tal Home Tour”.

Thurs­day, Octo­ber 30, 2008
4–8pm
@ W Hotel
181 Third Street
San Fran­cis­co, CA 94103

If you would like to attend the event, you may RSVP via wdc.com/wddigitalhome

Apple Releases New MacBooks

If you don’t know already, Apple has just announced its new line of Mac­Books1 ear­li­er at 10 this morn­ing in Cuper­ti­no. Today’s line is a com­plete­ly new build from the ground-up, start­ing with its “uni­body” approach.

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EVGA Wallpaper Design Contest

It’s this sim­ple, cre­ate the most EVGA themed desk­top wall­pa­per in ONE of the three cat­e­gories list­ed below and show it off to the world! The oppor­tu­ni­ty is here to show your love and be cre­ative all at the same time. Design a wall­pa­per about EVGA moth­er­boards, graph­ics cards, or Mods Rigs. Get out there, get involved, have fun, be cre­ative and have the oppor­tu­ni­ty to win some seri­ous prizes, by design­ing the ulti­mate EVGA themed wall­pa­per!

Con­test time­line looks some­thing like the fol­low­ing (all times Pacif­ic):

  1. Sub­mis­sion. From 2008-10-01 12:00pm to 2008-10-31 11:59pm
  2. Judg­ing. From 2008-11-03 to 2008-11-07
  3. Win­ners announced. 2008-11-11 12:00pm

The Grand Prize will be Veloc­i­ty Micro Edge Z15. More details and prizes avail­able by going to http://www.evga.com/wallpaper/

Good luck!

Use a Single Mouse and Keyboard Between Multiple Computers


For those that have a lap­top and a work-sta­tion or desk­top PC/Mac, we are often faced with the ques­tion of how to fit and work on both on our tiny lit­tle desks (but that’s prob­a­bly just me). Any­ways, if you haven’t heard of Syn­er­gy+:

Syn­er­gy lets you eas­i­ly share a sin­gle mouse and key­board between mul­ti­ple com­put­ers with dif­fer­ent oper­at­ing sys­tems, each with its own dis­play, with­out spe­cial hard­ware. It’s intend­ed for users with mul­ti­ple com­put­ers on their desk since each sys­tem uses its own monitor(s).

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