Computing Applications

  • The Cell - A Revolution In 3d Rendering And Graphic Applications
    The Cell Broadband Engine is a distributed computer processor capable of running instructions at upwards of 200 gigaflops or 200 trillion instructions per second. Although these would be fairly simple instructions, the speed of the Cell means it can process very complex information faster because it would break it down, process elements, then reassemble the finished product faster than a normal processor. One possible future for the Cell is in the avenue of a render farm for 3d and computer ani Read More...
  • 7 Applications Worth Checking Out
    The following is a list of 7 software applications or web services to keep your computer safe and make your computing experience better. First up is adaware. Go to download.com and search for adaware. It is a free (for personal use) spy ware removal tool. Run it once a week to remove spy ware and small viruses that maybe slowing your connection or trying to steal your identity. Second is spy bot. It is also a spy ware removal tool and can also be found by searching download.com. The reaso Read More...
  • Maximizing Performance in the Green Computing Trend
    A recent essay called Silicon Valley’s Green Detente highlights the new trend in computing designed to assist in fighting climate change and other crucial energy issues. After warring for years over browsers, hardware and operating systems, Silicon Valley is finally uniting on a single point: IT must become more energy efficient. With energy usage now on a par of importance with performance, maintaining existing performance now becomes a paramount issue. Below are some important performance tips Read More...
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