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impressively creative cpu mods

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In an age when desktop computers are already gathering dust on top of desks all over the world; in a time when laptops, too, are gradually being considered a secondary device in favour of tablets – I present you some insanely creative CPU modifications (*from some old pictures lying around in my folders). These must be from around 2004, 2005 – it is hard to remember; but certainly these are impressive mods – kudos to the creators.These machines were probably 1 Gig RAM with 1700 MHz processor but the web, too, was 1.0; and today while the world is impatiently waiting for scrolls to replace tablet computers, these CPU mods silently echo an era that just passed us by. Yes, things were slow back then, but there was a charm to the sound of 28.8K modems loudly connecting to the Internet. Back then, these mods were some of the best things you saw for a whole week! Technorati Tags: ,,,,,,,

retroarch emulator for classic consoles

Ever wanted to play the classic DOS game “Digger” or “Dave” on your Android? Or do you want to play “Prince of Persia I” from the nineties? Well, RetroArch has come to the rescue. According to the developers, RetroArch emulates the following platforms with more additions in the coming days – PS3, XBox 360, Wii, Android, iOS, Blackberry and GameBoy among others. Currently, RetroArch is a highly versatile cross-platform portability standard. Technorati Tags: ,,,,,,,,,

predictions for the next century

Here are predictions by Popular Mechanics for the coming century (2012 A.D. to 2122 A.D.). Some of the interesting ones are given below:2012 – 2022People will be fluent in every language. With DARPA and Google racing to perfect instant translation, it won't be long until your cellphone speaks Swahili on your behalf.Scrolls will replace tablets. Researchers have already reproduced words and images on thin plastic digital displays. If they want those displays to compete with the iPad, they need to fine-tune the color and refine the screens so you can put your feet up and watch LeBron throw down on YouTube.Your clothes will clean themselves too. Engineers in China have developed a titanium dioxide coating that helps cotton shed stains and eliminate odor-producing bacteria. To revive your lucky shirt after a night of poker, you need only step into the sun.2023 – 2062All 130 million books on the planet will be digitized. In 2010 Google planned to complete the job by decade's end, b…