I'm a crazy gadget freak. My prime consideration when buying gifts is electricity: If it buzzes, lights up, or moves I'm all over it! Holiday shopping in the USA traditionally kicks off with "Black Friday", the day after Thanksgiving. Although not quite the bonanza it's rumored to be, many retailers do offer compelling Black Friday deals. Here are my favorites for … [Read more...] about The Best Black Friday Deals For Nerds Like Me (2010 Edition)
Those of us in the IT infrastructure world know all about the tectonic trend of convergence on Ethernet. Just about everything, from SCSI to RDMA to PCI, is heading there these days. But Ethernet is conquering other worlds, too. A case in point: HDBaseT, the new standard for HDTV interconnect that sends audio, video, power, data, and USB over standard Ethernet … [Read more...] about HDBaseT – Everything Over Ethernet!