Hardware

How To Refresh Hyper-V Hardware, Part 2: Managing Replication Traffic

https://redmondmag.com/articles/2019/07/23/refresh-hyperv-hardware-part-2.aspx

3 weeks ago

The final part of Brien's Hyper-V upgrade involves using a 10GbE connection for replication traffic -- without having access to enterprise-class hardware. 08/01/2019

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How To Refresh Hyper-V Hardware, Part 1: Get Your Versions Straight

https://redmondmag.com/articles/2019/07/30/refresh-hyperv-hardware-part-1.aspx

4 weeks ago

The first half of Brien's project to replace his outdated Hyper-V servers took nearly 10 days and multiple replication failures. Here's what went wrong and how he fixed it. 07/30/2019

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How AI will transform the next wave of computing software and hardware

https://www.zdnet.com/video/ai-is-changing-the-entire-nature-of-compute/

2 months ago

Machine learning, especially deep learning, is forcing a re-evaluation of how chips and systems are designed that will change the direction of the industry for decades to come.

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Enterpise hardware makers cry out as hyperscalers clip infrastructure spending

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/06/21/cloud_hardware_spending_slowdown_idc_forecast/

2 months ago

Still said to be worth around $66.9bn in 2019

Hardware

Tyan's early hardware for Nvidia's shiny new EGX platform is *ta-da* a bargain-basement server

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/05/29/tyan_shows_off_hardware_for_nvidias_egx_platform/

3 months ago

No magic here, just lots of chunky GPUs

Hardware

Microsoft reserves right to block counterfeit games and disable unauthorized hardware

https://www.ghacks.net/2015/08/14/microsoft-reserves-right-to-block-counterfeit-games-and-disable-unauthorized-hardware/

4 months ago

While things look as if they are on track for Microsoft in regards to the rapid distribution of its new operating system Windows 10 -- the company wants to push it on […]

MicrosoftHardwareGames

Firefox OS-powered Chromecast alternative MatchStick: better hardware, open, cheaper

https://www.ghacks.net/2014/10/01/firefox-os-powered-chromecast-alternative-matchstick-better-hardware-open-cheaper/

4 months ago

Update: The Matchstick project team announced yesterday that it made the decision to cancel the project and refund the money. MatchStick is an open Google Chromecast alternative that is based on Firefox […]

ChromeFirefoxHardware

How to display the temperature of your PC's hardware components

https://www.ghacks.net/2014/08/02/display-temperature-pcs-hardware-components/

4 months ago

I tend to get more calls and emails asking for help with computer related problems in Summer than in any other season. The core reason for that -- it is not scientific […]

Hardware

How to fix "Windows cannot initialize the device driver for this hardware. (Code 37)"

https://www.ghacks.net/2014/05/26/fix-windows-initialize-device-driver-hardware-code-37/

4 months ago

I experienced issues connecting my smartphone to my Windows 7 PC ever since I replaced my Samsung Galaxy Note II with the Motorola Moto G. Nothing happened whenever I plugged the USB […]

WindowsHardware

Hardware Identify creates a detailed PC hardware profile

https://www.ghacks.net/2014/03/31/hardware-identify-creates-detailed-pc-hardware-profile/

4 months ago

One of the things that I always do when I'm buying a new PC is to verify that the built-in hardware is identical to the one advertised by the company. I would […]

Hardware

DUMo scans your system for hardware driver updates

https://www.ghacks.net/2014/02/22/dumo-scans-system-hardware-driver-updates/

4 months ago

The new program Drivers Update Monitor (DUMo) tries to become for drivers what the Software Update Monitor is for programs: a go-to program to quickly check if updates are available to download […]

Hardware

Should you buy computer hardware locally or on the Internet?

https://www.ghacks.net/2013/09/16/buy-computer-hardware-locally-internet/

4 months ago

Back in the pre-Internet days, you had two options in regards to buying computer hardware. You could head out to a local store and see what was on offer there, or use […]

Hardware

Firefox starting slow? Try disabling hardware acceleration

https://www.ghacks.net/2013/07/12/firefox-starting-slow-try-disabling-hardware-acceleration/

4 months ago

The Firefox web browser is loading all web pages pretty fast on my system, not slower than Google Chrome for example, and also starting up just fine and in a matter of […]

FirefoxHardware

CPU-Z tells you all there is to know about your Android hardware

https://www.ghacks.net/2013/06/15/cpu-z-tells-you-all-there-is-to-know-about-your-android-hardware/

4 months ago

CPU-Z is a popular software for Windows that provides you with detailed information about the computer's processor, mainboard, and other hardware related information. It is great for finding out which cpu is […]

HardwareAndroid

Hardware accelerated H.264 playback coming to Firefox 23

https://www.ghacks.net/2013/05/10/hardware-accelerated-h-264-playback-coming-to-firefox-23/

4 months ago

Mozilla will release Firefox 21 next Tuesday and with it comes H.264 support to the browser, or at least some users of it as it depends on which operating system Firefox is […]

FirefoxHardware

5 tips to cope with web server hardware replacements

https://www.ghacks.net/2013/03/06/5-web-server-hardware-replacement-tips/

4 months ago

If you have tried to access the Ghacks website this morning you may have noticed that the site was not accessible at all. You either should have received an Apache page or […]

Hardware

Microsoft Mouse and Keyboard Center to manage Microsoft hardware released

https://www.ghacks.net/2012/08/05/microsoft-mouse-and-keyboard-center-to-manage-microsoft-hardware-released/

4 months ago

If you are the owner of a Microsoft keyboard or mouse you up until now had to rely on IntelliPoint and IntelliType Pro drivers to add full support for the devices. While […]

MicrosoftHardware

DriverIdentifier, Scan Your PC Hardware For Driver Updates

https://www.ghacks.net/2012/02/18/driveridentifier-scan-your-pc-hardware-for-driver-updates/

4 months ago

I'm not a big fan of applications that scan a system for hardware driver updates, as it can happen that updates are suggested that are either not compatible with the installed hardware, […]

Hardware

Chrome Beta Release With Improved Hardware Acceleration

https://www.ghacks.net/2012/02/10/chrome-beta-release-with-improved-hardware-acceleration/

4 months ago

Google has released the next beta version of the Chrome browser, a day after releasing Google Chrome 17 Stable. Chrome 18 Beta supports GPU accelerated 2D Canvas and 3D contents on older […]

ChromeHardware

InfoTool, One Page Full Of Computer Hardware Information

https://www.ghacks.net/2011/10/18/infotool-one-page-full-of-computer-hardware-information/

4 months ago

Windows users have many programs at their disposal that display hardware related information. Heck, even the Windows Control Panel offers applets that display some information about the built-in hardware. Knowing your computer's […]

Hardware