This month the doctor tackles ram errors, RAIDing different drives, and more
Five years ago, I built a computer that has performed without problems. I put in an Intel DP965LT 775 motherboard, Intel Core 2 Duo E6700 processor, EVGA GeForce 8800 GTS videocard, two Western Digital 500GB drives, two Toshiba DVD drives, and two sticks of Crucial 1GB DDR2/667 memory. By today’s standards, the machine is ancient, but it has been fine for my needs...
Note: This feature was taken from the December issue of the magazine.
It’s hard to review ViewSonic’s new Smart Display VSD220 without thinking back to another of the company’s unusual products that we reviewed almost a decade ago: the Air Panel V110.
The Air Panel used Microsoft’s “Smart Display” technology to essentially let you remotely control your PC over Wi-Fi for browsing and MP3 streaming. Not to rehash ancient history, but Smart Display was just another charred carcass on the long road to a successful consumer tablet computer.
Besides functioning as a desktop-size Android device, the VSD220 can serve as a stand-alone touchscreen monitor for a full-fledged PC.