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Buying a Gaming Notebook
Buying a gaming notebook is a little different to buying a general purpose one. There are certain things that need to be looked at to ensure you get a notebook that will meet your gaming needs. Be warned gaming laptops can be rather pricy and is not for those that are budget conscious. The most obvious consideration when buying a gaming notebook would of course be the quality of the video card. General purpose notebooks have minimal graphics processing power and therefore cannot cater to most modern games. The video card will need to have at least 128mb of RAM and have a fairly good processing speed. The video card is the heart of a gaming notebook so the getting a notebook with a good video card is important...

Will The Xbox Have Long Term Staying Power?
Unless you've been living under a rock, then you've known about the release of the Xbox 360, the mother of all video game systems...well at leats until the Playstation 3 comes out in addition to the new Nintendo box currently code-named "Revolution." Anyway, by the end of the year, the Xbox 360 will have about 25 or so titles to choose from. And by the end of 2006 there should most likely be at least 100 titles...

What are digital picture frames and how do they work?
A relatively new product in the digital imaging industry is what has become known as the digital picture frame. These clever devices use a flat-panel TFT (usually just referred to as LCD) screen to electronically store and display digital photos, which can be transferred directly between the picture frame and your digital camera. They can be powered by either batteries or an AC adapter power supply that plugs into your mains wall socket...

The Fanbase Of Final Fantasy XI
Final Fantasy XI has become a huge hit with gamers and the general public. It is a very appealing title and has caught the attention of a major cross-section of society. It now enjoys a passionate following and has built up a substantial community of fans. The success of Final Fantasy XI is interesting because it appeals to a great variety of players. The game has appealed to fans of the series, to fans of online games, and to new players as well...

Better Pictures From Your Digital Camera
How many times have you seen someone else's pictures and wondered why they are so much better than yours are, despite having the same or even better camera The truth is that most of the time it's not the camera, but how it's used that makes a great picture. If you take the time to learn how your camera works to to practice basic photography techniques, you can dramatically improve your digital photography surprisingly quickly...

Antivirus Software - Protect Your PC From Malicious Virus Threats
Many computer users have had the unfortunate experience of computer virus infecting their PCs. Make no mistake, these viruses are not the biological ones that spread from one sick person to another, but do have similar traits in that computer viruses are just as contagious, and spread and infect computers very quickly over the internet. Technically speaking, a computer virus is a form of executable code. These viruses are designed to cause malfunctions on the affected computer...

Gaming Trends: The Rise of Cross Platform Titles
The gaming industry is constantly expanding and while current generation consoles are slowly dying, next generation machines are rapidly emerging, gaining gamers interests along the way. Of the current generation console systems, the Xbox, PlayStation 2 and Gamecube have all captured a share of the gaming market. The Xbox 360 will face some heated competition when Sony releases its successor to the PS2 and Nintendo revolutionizes gaming with its Wii. When we add the P.C. into the equation...

How to Select the Right Photography School
If you are like many, you have an interest in developing the background and skills necessary to enter the field of photography as career. And what a great career it can be. There is nothing more gratifying than creating a powerful image with your camera and a keen eye. Of course, in order to achieve your goal it is important that you get the right photographic education along with effective coaching and mentoring. With the right education, lots of hard work...

The World Within (Online Multiplayer Games in Depth)
For most of the 20th century, life used to be rather simple for most people. There was school, college, work, retirement. Along with that you had hobbies like cars, bowling, or gardening. This was basically the same as a thousand years ago. Now, in the last 10 years of the 20th century, as well as in the first few years of the 21st, this has been changing rather dramatically. The reason is the rapid technical progress, both in the wide area network and computing power areas...

What to Look for When Shopping for a Digital Camera
Shopping for digital camera for the first time can be a confusing and daunting experience. With so many models and features from which to select, first-time purchasers often rely upon the advice of a sales person as to which is the best digital camera. Someone who may not be all that knowledgeable about available products and features, or doesn't know what the main function of the camera will be. All of which are very important...

Top PC Hardware Accessories to Boost your Gaming Performance
Admit it; your home computer isn't just about work, paying bills, and emailing out resumes, is it? You sneak off from time to time to play the newest computer games, and that is certainly okay. So you probably also know that sometimes you just need certain accessories to fully enjoy the gaming experience. That is especially true with games like flight simulators that are a lot more enjoyable if you have joystick or sports games that are easier with a game pad. In that spirit...

Xbox 360 Mod Chip - What is it, and should you get one?
As a serious gamer myself, I love to see games before they hit our shores here in North America. But more than that, I am always looking for the hottest and most unique games I can get my hands on. Unfortunately, many of those games just don't come to our side of the ocean from Japan. Typically, since the days of the original Nintendo NES, Japanese gamers have enjoyed much more unique and often times much better games than their North American Counter Parts...

Digital Camera Printers: Wireless Wizardry
Time marches on, and technology marches with, or even ahead of time. Each miraculous new invention of the Silicon Age becomes mainstream so quickly that within five years people forget they ever had to do without it. Satellite dishes, cell phones, TiVo, and cars that now how to navigate no longer are so commonplace that they are commonplace. And right along with those communications and transportation breakthroughs have come innovations in the world of digital photography. Film for a camera...

World Of Warcraft - Where The Challenges Keep Coming
World of WarCraft (WoW) is an MMORPG -- a massively multiplayer online role-playing game. It was developed by Blizzard Entertainment and is the 4th game in the Warcraft series, not including expansion packs and "Warcraft Adventures: Lord of the Clans" which was cancelled. The Warcraft series of games are set in the Warcraft Universe. This universe is a fantasy setting that was first introduced in "Warcraft: Orcs & Humans" back in 1994...

Are film cameras better than digital cameras?
Film cameras are becoming rare. Although digital cameras have come a long way since they were first introduced there are still photographers that prefer to use old film cameras. Some of them use film exclusively while others prefer film for specific scenarios. There is no simple answer to the question which camera is better, film or digital. In some scenarios film is better than digital and in other scenarios digital is better than film...


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