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UEFI : The Future PC BIOS

UEFI BIOS LOGOComputer technology has grown by leaps and bounds, but surprisingly very less has improved when it comes to BIOS - the very first thing which takes control when starting a computer. We still have to make our way through an cumbersome to use keyboard only navigation with DOS styled interface, but thanks to new Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) BIOS specification things are soon going to get graphical with full mouse and scroll-wheel support and even make you booting time faster.

The good news is that you won't have to wait long for this, as Asus will soon launch new UEFI(Unified Extensible Firmware Interface) based motherboards - these new motherboards will support 3 TB disk-drives and feature new user-interface with EZ & advanced modes with full mouse support and drag-n-drop.


UEFI graphical user interface demo and boot speed comparison video after the jump.

Impressive Linux Boot In One Second

SwiftBootNobody likes to wait for their computers/cellphones/devices to boot-up and many technologies are now being worked upon to get rid of the startup delays, we already have solutions like Instant On Splashtop OS before us and developments like "SwiftBoot" providing sub-second boot speeds for embedded Linux devices has made things look much more promising in near future.

Instant On Linux OS

Check-out the video demonstration of this super-fast Linux boot next.

Splashtop OS - The Instant-On Addon For Your Existing Operating System

SplashTop LogoWe want our computers to be as fast as possible, and one of the most annoying issue with today's operating-systems has been slow booting time. While there are already various developments going on to make computer booting faster, how about an Instant-On addon to your existing operating-system for times when you want fast-access to internet, email, chat, multimedia and files on your computer without needing to boot-up the fully-loaded operating-system ?

Well if you said "yes" Splashtop OS is for you - a fast instant-on Linux-based platform running Chromium delivering power-on and go desktop experience, Splastop OS has been available for quite some time as an customized OEM bundle with various laptops and net-books and now has been made available for free to anyone as an install on top of your existing OS version.

Splashtop OS

After installation when you computer power is switched-on it boots into Splashtop which automatically boots-out to Windows after pre-configured time passes without any action.

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