xlr8yourmac has several reader reports, noting that they have some trouble with generic SDRAM DIMMs or SO-DIMMs in systems ranging from beige G3s to Pismo Powerbooks. Some think they got bad chips from cheap resellers, others may be blaming their systems etc. If you ask me, the trouble reported with the SODIMM is simply an issue of ESD, which has either been casued by the user or someone in the retail chain. That's why I always say "Ground yourself!". Other issues may be ESD or bad chips indeed. However, my PC100 SDRAM bank in my beige G3 (Rocky Mountain RAM), from The MacSmith works flawlessly. And I didn't pay more than I'd have paid at OWC!
the register notes that nVidia has developed a technology that allows AGP like texture managment on PCI slots, ie motherboards without any AGP capabilities. That'd be nice on all those older Macs, too!
FiringSquad now also has a comparative analysis of the X-Box and other consoles. What will the X-Box be good for? Read on...
GDC Day One
MacCentral has the review on the first Day of GDC. See what happened so far. A little bit more detailed than previous posts, including forum to talk about stuff.