Tech Explained

NVIDIA’s New Motherboard Chipset

July 14, 2001

Though the nForce chipset comes with onboard sound and video, it’s definitely more than an entry-level offering.

Penguin 2k

July 7, 2001

Linux is gaining wide acceptance with hardware and software vendors, developers, and users

Linux and Viruses

July 7, 2001

Why Linux machines are less likely to face virus attacks

Understanding LDAP

July 7, 2001

LDAP allows you to centrally manage a network with diverse operating systems


July 7, 2001

Add Linux machines to Win NT/2000 domains and workgroups, and vice versa


July 7, 2001

This component model might well be the foundation for a future Linux user interface

Linux Speak: FAQ 

July 7, 2001

An FAQ on the Linux culture; a newbies’ guide to Linux

What’s New in Kernel 2.4?

July 7, 2001

It offers several improvements for the desktop, server, and laptop. But experiment with it before switching to it

Corporate Linux FAQ

July 7, 2001

Why would a company consider switching to Linux?

Using Linux on Notebooks

July 7, 2001

With minor tweaking, you can easily use your Linux notebook for e-mail, chat, surfing, listening to music… and even as a gateway to the Internet for the rest

Hardware Compatibility

July 6, 2001

You can find device drivers for Linux more easily now, but check this out before you buy any hardware

The Two Towers

July 6, 2001

Linux is not about anti-Microsoft, or being like Microsoft. It’s about change, and the community effort required in bringing about that change

Cobalt’s Qube2

July 6, 2001

Is costly and leaves a lot to be desired

Is Free Software Insecure?

July 6, 2001

It’s commonly believed that open source software is not secure. In fact, the opposite is true

Beyond Virus Scans

June 18, 2001

Junk mail and obscene content are fast becoming the bane of everyone. A new genre of software helps you filter unwanted content from the Web

Smell that Perfume Online

June 18, 2001

It will soon be possible to send a scented e-card or taste a chocolate online. Here’s a closer look at some new technologies that will enhance our virtual reality experience

Hardware for Embedded Devices

June 18, 2001

Universal Micro system is a general-purpose hardware that can be programmed and used to develop applications for different embedded devices

A Programmable Graphics Chip

June 18, 2001

GeForce 3, NVIDIA’s new GPU, can be programmed by game developers

An Intelligent Web with SunONE

June 18, 2001

This smart and context-sensitive system promises to unite applications from all ‘Webs’ and make them work in tandem. They can deliver information based on who you are, where you are, and what you are doing at a particular time

The Firewall Primer

June 16, 2001

Simply put, a firewall is a device, software or hardware based, which can control the flow of ...