The Daily Button – Jan. 30, 2006

The Daily Button   Vista News: Gaming Performance test at PC Perspective Vista News: Nvidia Releases Windows Vista GeForce 8800 drivers Vista News: Vista Ultimate review at Elite Bastards Vista News: AMD releases new Windows Vista Catalyst drivers (support for HD DVD and Blu-ray) Vista News: x64 Vista look at SuperSite Vista News: I think you get the idea… Its a slow […]

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Upcoming Contest

Good news everyone! I just confirmed we have lined up a contest for you guys! The contest will be announced on Feb. 1st at 12:01am. Just a little something to give back to the community. I am thinking that each entry will have to be a 1,000 word essay on why you love What do you think? -Al 

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Buying OEM versions of Windows Vista: the facts

Every time there's a product launch, especially for a Windows OS, the question arises about what is OEM and why is it so much less expensive than retail. Well, ARSTechnica has taken some of the guessing (and fun!) out of it & explained a bit in detail what differentiates it.  OEM editions of Windows don't come in pretty boxes, nor […]

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Trinion L7 HTPC touts integrated touchscreen LCD


I like the look of this HTPC much better than the rather modest specs, but hey, that's why you learn how to upgrade, right? The touchpad on the front is cool, but I'm waiting until we really see SideShow potential before dipping that deep into my wallet just for aesthetics.  Features of this sleek looking HTPC include: A silver chassis […]

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Okoro Media Systems Unleashes Quad Core GX300 Digital Entertainment System

Okoro Media Systems, manufacturer of digital entertainment systems for the high end audio video market, is pleased to announce the availability of the new GX300 for 2007. The new GX300 is based on the Intel® Core™2 Extreme Quad core and Nvidia 8800 GTX technology. This model will deliver unprecedented 3-D gaming performance and will provide better performance for intense multimedia […]

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Sanyo PLV-Z5 LCD Projector Review


I am not sure I could recommend a non-1080p display device in this day and age. Saying that, I am not truly convinced of the incremental value 1080p brings over 720p. Its just, that I am addicted. The PLV-Z5 gets pretty good review from Audioholics. Coming it at under $2,000, the specs are 1100 ANSI lumens, 10,000:1 contrast ratio, 720p […]

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Sharp SD-SP10 HTIB

There is a lot of strong opinions about HTIB. Most people around these parts would highly recommend against them. As with everything in life, I find most things have a purpose. I would envision an attractively priced system such as the SD-SP10 as a bedroom setup. It would take up a bit less room, and you might not be so […]

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Mitsubishi HC5000 Three-chip LCD projector


It didn't take me long to realize the HC-5000 should be on most people's short list when shopping for projectors. Right of the bat, the first spec that hit my eye was support for 1080p/24fps. Continuing that with a price tage below $5,000 it is sure to be a winner. However, it did produce some artifacts with the dynamic iris. […]

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Where Is the Daily Button?

Sorry for the lack of The Daily Button today. I got tied up with some other site related stuff tonight. We were hard at work testing out some new navigaional stuff for the site and I plum forgot. In the mean time, go ahead and read our recent guides. Dan's Dremel Guide: Mike's Vista Commercial Skip I am sure a […]

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