Last Updated on Monday, 03 May 2010 05:12 Written by Chris Hunter has published an interesting article written by Stephen Hawking on the practicality of time travel. He covers wormholes and approaching the speed of light as methods of time travel. He also covers current evidence that the passage of time is not constant, but varies based on conditions such as gravity (GPS satellite time loss) or velocity (LHC time dilation) He then expands on this proof into possible and impossible ways for humanity to travel through time.

Last Updated on Thursday, 25 March 2010 09:23 Written by Chris Hunter

xtracpadsfatmat010thumb.jpgChris Hunter reviews a high-end mouse pad from XtracPads. The Fat Mat model is "Designed for Professional Gamers" and utilizes a patented Nanofiber technology. Is it worth it to spend 28 USD on a cloth mouse pad, or is it just gamer hype? BHFO sets out to answer this question in our review of PCXmods' XtracPads Fat Mat.

Last Updated on Thursday, 25 March 2010 09:22 Written by Matthew Bradford

Matt Bradford delves into the Daniel Kawakami story and his struggle against corporate might. Daniel is responsible for a series of homebrew drivers that enable Creative's line of sound cards to work correctly in Windows Vista. Creative Labs is allegedly disabling full audio functionality under Vista environments on purpose. Daniel's drivers also enabled proprietary audio technology, such as EAX, on non Creative Labs hardware, which made VP of Creative quite upset. The community's response was less than favorable. Read on for more on this corporate blunder.

Last Updated on Thursday, 18 March 2010 08:01 Written by Chris Hunter

croppeda_phenom_die_whtthumb.jpg Matt Bradford, our news editor, covers the price changes that went into effect today with the release of the 9850BE Phenom X4 from AMD. Several other B3 processors were released today as well, bringing an end to the TLB errata. Read on for more information.

**Update** Prices fluctuated April the 8th, producing some very similar prices between each model.

Last Updated on Saturday, 05 April 2008 01:04

crysislogothumb.jpgOne area where BHFO deviates from our "maximum settings available" benchmarking standard is with Crysis under DX9. Fervently resisting an upgrade to Vista last year, we were trying to access the "Very High" settings available only under DX10. We found the solution by editing the configuration files. Read for more information.

Last Updated on Friday, 04 April 2008 07:01

horizon.jpgThis is the testing methodology implemented for video card reviews. BHFO relies heavily on real-world testing, synthetic benchmarking, thermal tests, and desktop performance to paint an in-depth look at what market a particular video card would benefit the most.

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