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by Jingguo
Wed Dec 30, 2009 12:53 am
Forum: Coffee corner
Topic: Worth getting Alienware pc?
Replies: 2
Views: 1065

Worth getting Alienware pc?

Hi guys. Just wondering if its worth getting Alienware PC. The good thing about it is no more fuzzing with mix and match of hardware. And the luxury of one key recovery when anything go wrong. Any opinion?
by Jingguo
Fri Jul 17, 2009 1:38 am
Forum: Coffee corner
Topic: New element named 'copernicium' to the periodic table !!!!
Replies: 1
Views: 1102

New element named 'copernicium' to the periodic table !!!!

Wow got new element add to the periodic table. Its called "copernicium", with the symbol Cp, in honour of the astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus. Wonder how it will affect science study. New science textbook??
by Jingguo
Sat Jun 27, 2009 1:00 am
Forum: Coffee corner
Topic: Question regarding laptop for astrophotography
Replies: 2
Views: 2033

Question regarding laptop for astrophotography

Hi guys, may i know if anyone has tried using INTEL Atom to run astrophotography software and imaging? How's those small laptop which run on Winxp perform against their bigger brother? Need some review. Thanks
by Jingguo
Fri May 22, 2009 1:36 am
Forum: Coffee corner
Topic: Any PC Overclocking Enthusiastic?
Replies: 3
Views: 1598

Any PC Overclocking Enthusiastic?

Just like to find out if there are anyone out there is an Pc overclocking enthu. Due to the poor sky, i decided to spend sometime doing PC overclocking. Din finish where i left off perviously. I try to overclock my Athlon 3200 from 2.1 to 3.2. i left it at 3ghz. Couldn't go any higher due to instabi...
by Jingguo
Fri May 15, 2009 12:07 am
Forum: Coffee corner
Topic: Star Trek Goodies
Replies: 44
Views: 12976

Hi guys i managed to catch the movie over the week. The crowd was so so. I guess was the X-men fever and the new release of Dan Brown movie muz have pull some crowd away. The movie was quite good n with some fun scene. I watched it thinking that Patrick Steward might made an appearance like he did i...
by Jingguo
Sun Apr 26, 2009 8:03 pm
Forum: Coffee corner
Topic: New Windows 7 maybe out in Mid yr 2009!!!!
Replies: 10
Views: 3483

New Windows 7 maybe out in Mid yr 2009!!!!

I'm shock to learn this news. I just recently change from XP to Vista and now a new OS is coming out. I wonder if Windows 7 is gonna replace the Vista problems. Haiz when will this ever end??
by Jingguo
Thu Apr 16, 2009 10:44 pm
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: astrograph
Replies: 5
Views: 2053

i read the DDM85 mount short review on Jan 09 S&T. It cost a whopping US$18k. It seems that its selling point is a mount head without gears!!! Anyway from the review, DDM - Direct-drive mount.
by Jingguo
Tue Apr 14, 2009 1:43 am
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: New TAKAHASHI equipment??
Replies: 3
Views: 1671

New TAKAHASHI equipment??

i just read on an online Tak forum that there "might" be a new equipment coming from Tak. Here's the spec: an 8 inch(206mm) Petzval type astrograph with additional built in flattener /reducer-Operating at F/3.8. There's still speculation about it. hm....
by Jingguo
Wed Apr 01, 2009 5:09 pm
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Is Anti-Blooming a must in CCD imaging?
Replies: 5
Views: 2112

Is Anti-Blooming a must in CCD imaging?

I just read that some ccd camera comes with Anti-Blooming features. Is Anti-Blooming a criteria when choosing CCd camera? Can software actually correct Blooming? or by just taking shorter exposures to avoid it?
by Jingguo
Tue Mar 03, 2009 8:55 pm
Forum: Coffee corner
Topic: Pictures from MOTORSHOW INTERNATIONAL 2009
Replies: 2
Views: 1590

Wow remus those car model are realli new!!! i had yet seen any of those car model on the streets locally esp Audi and the new Nissan Fairlady.