How much time are you on the computer per day?

0-30 minutes
2% (5 votes)
31 minutes to an hour
9% (20 votes)
1-3 hours
27% (57 votes)
3 to 5 hours
26% (56 votes)
36% (77 votes)
Total votes: 215

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Wireless LAN Standard to Cut Power Use From 2010

From PC World: The upcoming 802.11v standard will lower power consumption in wireless LANs, according to Matthew Gast, principal engineer at Trapeze Networks.

Work on the standard began early in 2004 and ratification is currently scheduled for March 2010. Features include a Wireless Network Management Sleep Mode, improvement on base 802.11 power savings and longer power-off times for 802.11 radios.

Nvidia cuts workforce 6.5 percent

From CNET Nvidia, the world's largest graphics chip supplier, on Thursday announced a workforce reduction of 6.5 percent "to allow for continued investment in strategic growth areas," the company said in a statement. "As a result, Nvidia expects to eliminate approximately 360 positions worldwide, or about 6.5 percent of the company's global workforce."

Lenovo Gets Official with X200t, X200s Notebooks

From DailyTech: Lenovo has made official two new lightweight business notebooks. The systems are the ThinkPad X200s and the X200t. The two notebooks offer some nice feature upgrades compared to the models they are replacing.

Hacker posts QuickTime zero-day attack code

From InfoWorld: A hacker has released attack code that exploits an unpatched vulnerability in Apple's QuickTime, just a week after the company updated the media player to plug nine other serious vulnerabilities, a security researcher said Wednesday.

Microsoft: Shift away from Seinfeld-Gates planned

From CNET The next ad in Microsoft's massive Windows campaign won't feature Bill Gates and Jerry Seinfeld, but the move is part of a planned shift, Microsoft insisted on Wednesday

"That was always the plan," a Microsoft spokesperson said late Wednesday. That followed a report on Valleywag that Seinfeld and Gates were getting the boot.

Microsoft had indicated even before the second ad debuted last week that a shift was coming.

SanDisk Pulls a Yahoo, Wants More Money from Samsung

From DailyTech: Samsung sent a letter to SanDisk’s Board of Directors this week that sought to reiterate its willingness to acquire SanDisk for $26 per share in cash. SanDisk notified Samsung that its Board of Directors had unanimously turned the purchase offer down.

OCZ Once Again Slashes the Price of Core Series SSDs

From DailyTech: In what must a record for price meltdowns on brand new technology, OCZ's Core Series SSDs have taken yet another nose dive in pricing.

Last week, DailyTech reported that the 32GB OCZ Core SSD dropped down to an unheard of $99 after a $60 mail-in rebate. This week, it looks as though it's the 64GB version's turn to take a price cut.

Shuttle Begins to Ship Intel Atom-Based Nettop Barebone

From X-bit Labs: Shuttle, a leading producer of personal computers barebones, this week initiated shipments of its first nettop powered by Intel Atom processor. The novelty offers everything one would expect from a nettop: small form-factor, low power consumption, performance that is enough only for basic tasks; but the novelty appears to be rather expensive.


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