Monthly Archives: February 2008

ASUS Xonar U1: A Snapshot

I just received my new toy, a ASUS Xonar U1. Haven’t tried it completely yet, just a short listening test with my Grado SR-80. My first impression is not bad. It’s surely better compared with my onboard Realtek. It’s a...
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Panasonic EVOLTA: Longer Life Means Higher Price?

Still want to live with an old Alkaline? Then you have to try this one. Panasonic has just released their new Alkaline, named EVOLTA. It claims 1.3-2 times more power than the best Alkaline on the market (with a little...
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eeectl: Over (Down) Clock Your Eee PC

By default, Asus Eee PC will run at 630 MHz only. Although it’s equipped with Celeron 900 MHz (see the screenshot below). For most people, 630 MHz should run all applications quite smoothly. But for some other people, they expect...
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Can’t Hibernate with XP SP2 and 2 Gigs of RAM?

I just installed my new 2 GB of RAM yesterday morning. At the afternoon, as usual, I put my notebook into hibernate mode. I didn’t see the Power LED of my notebook. I just put it on my bag and...
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Realtek ALC660 Can’t Do Bit Perfect Digital Output?

I have some free time today. So it’s the time to do some of my hobby: audio. Today I have a Grado SR80 headphone and my old FireWire sound card, Terratec Aureon FireWire 7.1. This is a nice old sound...
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Asus M930: Communicator + Microsoft?

I read information from here about Asus M930. Is it a Nokia Communicator? 😉 No, it’s the latest PDA Phone from Asus, called M930. If Nokia and Communicator are related to Symbian, this Asus M930 is related with Microsoft. It...
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Solid State Disk (SSD) vs Hard Disk Drive (HDD)

This is just a short information about the different between Solid State Disk and Mechanical Hard Disk/Drive. I will explain with picture. Picture below is a Solid State Disk (SSD) from SanDisk. As you can see from the picture below,...
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