In the Lab

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In the Lab: Will Smith Gets Burned by the Apple TV

As part of my testing for this month’s cover feature, I spent a few
quality days watching movies from the iTunes Store on my PC and in my
living room. By necessity, I had to integrate a newly updated Apple TV
into my entertainment center, which is a fairly common closed cabinet
with a few air vents in the back. All of my other electronics
devices—my receiver, my TiVo, my Xbox 360—live happily in this
environment (although I do open the cabinet door when I fire up the
360).

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In the Lab: Gordon Mah Ung Cross-Examines CrossFire

I’ve been skeptical of multi multi-GPU support since the days of
Nvidia’s original Quad SLI. Back then, bad drivers, a lack of game
support, and 30-inch panels that cost a month’s pay made the prospect
unpalatable.

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Guess who's to blame for your media streaming woes? (Hint: Microsoft)

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In the Lab: Gordon Mah Ung Re-Examines RealTek Audo

RealTek's cheating drivers might finally be fixed, maybe.

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In the lab: Will Smith Experiments with 64-bit Vista

Real-world testing of Windows Vista 64-bit yields surprising results. And by surprising we mean annoying.

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In the Lab: Gordon Mah Ung Wants to Kill ATX

Why do we stick with a legacy formfactor and kill the forward-thinking ones?

In the Lab: Gordon Mah Ung Thinks ESA Is Long Overdue

More knobs and gauges are a good thing.

In the Lab: Nathan Edwards Flies the Friendly Skies

And pits Hypersonic's triple display against the reigning single-panel champ.