* Posts by Sebastian

9 publicly visible posts • joined 18 Mar 2008

Asus Eee Box to debut in UK... minus Linux


real specs and prices:

Processor: Intel Atom N270 (1.6 GHz, FSB 533)

Memory: DDRII 512 MB / 1 GB / 2 GB (see US configs below)

Storage: 80 GB / 120 GB / 160 GB / 250 GB (see US configs below)

Chipset: 945GSE + ICH7M

VGA: On-board Intel GMA 950, 1600 x 1200 maximum resolution

Networking: 10/100/1000 Mbps LAN, 802.11n WLAN, Bluetooth optional

SD/MMC/MS slot: SD, SDHC, Mini SD, (Micro SD through adapter) ; MMC, MMC plus, MMC4.x, RS MMC, RSMMC4.x (MMC mobile through adapter);MS,MS PRO

Audio: Azalia ALC888 Audio Chip

Front Ports:

USB x 2

Card Reader x 1

Headphone-out jack (WO/SPDIF) x 1

MIC x 1

Rear Ports:

USB 2.0 x 2

Gigabit LAN x 1

DVI out x 1

Line-Out (L/R) with S/PDIF x 1

WiFi antenna


19Vdc, 4.74A, 65W power adaptor

Mouse (optional)

Keyboard (optional)

VESA mount (optional)

WiFi antenna


Dimensions: 8.5" x 7" x 1"

Net Weight: 2.2 lbs.

Gross Weight: 6.6 lbs.

US Configurations and MSRP:

$269 1GB memory + 80GB HDD Linux edition

$299 1GB memory + 80GB HDD XP edition

$299 2GB memory + 160GB HDD Linux edition

Ingres alumnus joins DBMS scrum



just to remind you...

mine is the one with the copy of Oracle 11g in the pocket

Apple's carpet-bomb Safari flaw can wreak havoc on Windows


the real question is...

why would someone use safari and maybe a day later the internet explorer?


FCC tells Comcast to unblock P2P


@Phillip Dixon:

I use it for legal downloads!

Many Linux-distriutions or large free programs are shared over BitTorrent

because it's fast and doesn't need large scale servers with big connections ...

There are always side-effects as illegal downloads but you can't fight them

with forbidding a legal technique ...

Apple sued over 'inflated' iMac claims


must be kiddin...

only 262,144 colors on the new 20-inch iMac????!

Yahoo! cuddles Google's bastard grid-child



I would like too see another great search-engine like Google, I used Yahoo! for years until Google became faster and more accurate than Yahoo!

Theres 1 question ramaining unclear for me as i read this article:

Does speeding up the indexing of pages also speed up the search results? I think no. And does it mean there are better search results with the use of this grid? It only seems to be a matter of more efficient cpu-use.

Intel slims low-power Xeon chips to 45nm

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what about AMD?

Can someone please tell me how i can compare this to a CPU produced by AMD?

Apple unleashes monster patch batch on Mac faithful

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improved Acid 3 test

There was also an update for Safari and it looks like they used the

time to improve their results on the Acid 3 test.

Before the update Safari scored 40% and now 75%.

HP out and proud with 8-socket server beast

IT Angle


It's 256GB with 4GB DIMMs and 512GB with 8GB DIMMs.

There are already servers out that can carry more than that.