Atma Xplorer

Xploring Games, Computing, Photography

Google on your TV

The idea of a major internet company on your home tube (TV for the misnomer) is not as farfetched as it was 5 years ago. Sure, we already see so much ads that we


What to do when your PC dies

It started as a glitch while playing a video file during the New Year’s celebration and like any computer junkie, I felt it was simply a codec error or something as minor. Two


Off to Japan for the Xmas

I wasn’t supposed to go since I was saving up for a brand new laptop but I think I deserve a vacation. Sorry for being out of myself (yes I deleted the EntreCard


Five Technology Disappointments in 2007

I think 2007 was (and still is) a good year for technology-geeks. There’s a bunch of quality products blew us (and our pockets) away like the PSP Slim, the new Zune and iPod


What’s on your Christmas Wish list?

Since YugaTech, Dexter and Mcbilly have been posted their wish lists for the upcoming Christmas season so I decided to compile mine. A year before, everything on that list would’ve been bulky pieces of equipment,


Extreme PC Cooling

Are you THAT paranoid of your PC’s operating temperature?  Current games (like Crysis) are processor intensive so you’re bound to heat your silicons whether you like it or not.  Why not create a custom


Sony Launches the PlayStation Store for PSP

Without much fanfare, Sony opens up the PlayStation Store. where you can download for-pay and free content via your computer and upload them directly onto your PSP. At the moment, there’s still just limited content


Gigabyte M704 UMPC

Things seem to be heating up in the sub-notebook world as major names in manufacturers like Asus, Fujitsu, and Apple begins to target the Ultra Mobile PC Market. Now, Taiwanese-based Gigabyte is also


AMD ATI HD 3800

With the release of Nvidia’s 8800GT, budget gamers were given a taste of high end chips without the shelling out massive bucks. Not to be left behind, AMD unveils it’s bet on the


PS3 to support DivX

[block]1[/block] x [block]2[/block] Anime and gaming fans rejoice after the press release sent out by DivX Inc., revealing a partnership with Sony allowing DivX media support on the PlayStation 3 console. The functionality is expected


The Apple Tablet PC

Like Dell, with their Lattitude XT, Apple is pitching in their badge in the Tablet PC market. Asus is one of many of Apple’s contract manufacturer, producing parts and products like the iBooks,


Nvidia 8800GT

Looking for the perfect Christmas gift for yourself or an avid PC gamer? Look no further than Nvidia’s latest card, the 8800GT. It promises 8800GTX-like performance at an affordable price. This


The rise of subnotebooks

While the idea of ultra low cost subnotebooks was intended as a project for education purposes of third world countries, everyone seems to be chipping in into what’s likely to become a new battlefield


The Gphone is not a phone

?The essential point is that Google?s strategy is to lead the creation of an open-source competitor to Windows Mobile,? said one industry executive. ?They will put it in the open-source world and take the


An Ultrathin, Anime-Inspired Computer Memory Chip

It’s probably a mix that few people would deem possible, but anime and biotechnology paved the way for the development of an ultrathin, Protein-based Memory chip. Treehugger gives a simple summary of the theory behind


What is the Sony Drive

What is the Sony Drive

Something seems up with Sony’s Japanese homepage as rumors began circulating about what this item is. Aside from the non-descriptive name, there’s little information about the item other than the non-helpful flash presentation


Apple: 3rd party software = no warranty

After rumors of Apple bricking unlocked Iphones with the new firmware, the company just announced that running and third-party application on those $400 gadgets would effectively void warranty. The company also states that


Ask Bill Gates

Ever wanted ask one of the world’s most recognized people your burning questions on Office, Windows, Halo and Microsoft in general? Here’s your chance. Bill Gates has agreed to take questions from


Apple to "brick" unlocked Iphones

Ars Technica seems to have inside information on this possibility and is suggesting that rather than just make the phones re-locked, Apple are planning to “brick” unlocked iPhones as a lesson to hackers with


How much storage is enough?

How much storage is enough?

A 250 GB hard drive is more than enough capacity for any normal PC enthusiast. That’s quite a bit of storage to hold your installed programs, music, pictures, videos etc. If you


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