Yes . . the new Intel I9 and AMD Ryzen CPU’s will push the consumer PC to new levels. Much faster overall but requires new supporting hardware (compatible Mother-Boards, ddr4 ram,PCIe Gen3 x4 NVMe, usb-3/usb-c & similar to make use of the new processors.).
In fact, these systems use mucho power and generate lot’s of heat . . so new liquid cooling systems are recommended and/or required.
All the above comes at a hefty price . . . so, these systems not for everyone (yet).
All about the New I9 & Stuff
So, . . . for all our current club members using MS Windows 10 . . . here is a very solid online forum that can answer your questions and help solve issues.
Don’t hesitate to register and use this great resource. If I had to use Windows again, I would bookmark this site (for sure for sure . . . )
Note the sheer numbers of users viewing the distinct forums below – a good sign you may get a fast response.
MS Windows 10 Forums
For our club’s Linux AND audio “enthusiasts” . . just released for Ubuntu is the PulseEffects app for customizing your audio files. Very capable app – – and is FOSS (free open source software).
More info here: PulseEffects Article
Applies only to non-contract consumers running on new (Win10 capable) PC’s. Does not apply to Business or other formal Organizations (Govt, Educ., etc.).
Win7 – NoMo Updates for Joe Shmoe Consumer
“I know they’ve warned us about “trojan horses” messing up the computers but this thing is totally ridiculous” . .
(above courtesy of our friends at “Dark Reading” magazine).
Especially risky files – – certain types of MS PowerPoint slideshows . .
Continue reading “Malware via “Mouse Hover” only . . . Yikes!!”
Mercedes, Toyota, Mazda, Ford and the majority of Automotive Mfgs will standardize their customer facing displays (gps, web, bluetooth, diagnostics, etc. etc etc.) on the Linux platform. All the top Linux distros are involved (Debian/Ubuntu, Fedora, Suse) and are contributing to the new standard. And the whole venture is Open-Source so no company has to reinvent the wheel or get “vendor lock-in” . . . NICE.
For full article, see link on the “continue reading” (next) page . .
Continue reading “Top Auto Makers to Standardize on Linux for Infotainment Systems . .”
Agenda for June 10th Meeting at 9am on 6/10/2017 @ the Sump Library in scenic downtown Papillion . .
Greg: Tech News and website articles review (including a couple “off topic” posts of interest).
Leo: Using the Raspberry PI for media streaming and playback.
Dennis F: “What the Hey is in your PC anyway!! ??? ”
(Open-Anyone): Favorite fun activity game on your PC
Trudy & Dennis F: “Round & Round She Go’s” . . . Prize Drawing
(Open-Anyone): Confirm who’s coming to the “Lunch-Bunch” at Village Inn
New off-Topic item here – – does relate to Tech in that Tech patents are among the worst abused. But no product line is immune:
Patent Article – New Windshield Design!