The VISTA Telescope Camera Can Grab 9 Gigapixels Worth of Stars

To produce stunning images of our galaxy like this, your rinky-dink smartphone camera just isn't going to cut it. No, to generate 9GP masterpieces, you'll need to use the world's largest infrared survey telescope outfitted with the world's largest infrared camera. » 10/25/12 11:31am 10/25/12 11:31am

Windows 7 Review: You Can Quit Complaining Now

Could Windows 7 accomplish everything that's expected of it? Probably not, but it makes a damn good attempt. We've tested the gold master, the final version going out on October 22. Upgrade without trepidation, people. With excitement, even. » 8/05/09 3:01pm 8/05/09 3:01pm

Buy Vista PC After June 26, Get Windows 7 Upgrade for Free (or At…

We already heard about this on the Best Buy front, but it looks like several computer makers will let you upgrade to Windows 7 for free—or at least cheaply—if you buy a Vista computer after June 26. [InfoWorld] » 6/12/09 6:39pm 6/12/09 6:39pm

Windows 7 vs. Windows Vista, SSD Edition

A lot of the hype around Windows 7 is predicated on how well it'll run on modest hardware, especially SSD-equipped netbooks. It certainly feels faster than Vista, but HotHardware's battery of disk benchmarks confirms: it really, really is. » 5/29/09 12:15pm 5/29/09 12:15pm