Ryan passed this along early this morning (really early for Ryan, seeing that we’re not even in the double digits of the morning hours!), and while this issue is only likely to affect a very small subset of users, anything that can completely brick a laptop in a matter of seconds is worrisome enough that we wanted to pass it along. File this one under the "things that should never happen" category.
You can read more of what is known at H-Online, but the short summary is this: Samsung’s UEFI implementation appears to be faulty. It was most likely tested with Windows only and found to work, but thorough testing with other operating systems doesn’t appear to have been a priority—or perhaps a consideration at...
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Jason Inofuentes on 1/12/2012
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Andrew Cunningham on 12/13/2011
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Andrew Cunningham on 11/21/2011
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Amman Sood on 11/7/2011
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Andrew Cunningham on 10/13/2011
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Andrew Cunningham on 9/30/2011
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Andrew Cunningham on 9/27/2011
Flash Player 11, the next major version of Adobe's near-ubiquitous browser plug-in, is now officially set for release in early October, the company said in a press release today...
Andrew Cunningham on 9/21/2011
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If you are in the IT field, you have no doubt heard a lot of great things about ZFS, the file system originally introduced by Sun in...
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Christopher Rice on 5/11/2010
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Ryan Smith on 8/26/2009
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Kristopher Kubicki on 12/17/2004
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Kristopher Kubicki on 11/10/2004
Today, we take a look at the biggest Linux game to date, how it performs on various hardware configurations and how it compares to its Windows counterpart.
Kristopher Kubicki on 10/13/2004
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Kristopher Kubicki on 10/4/2004
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Kristopher Kubicki on 9/24/2004