Items tagged with Gorilla

Just before the weekend, Sanyo held a lunchtime press conference in Japan to show off its latest line of Gorilla series personal navigation devices (PNDs), including the NV-SD740DT, NV-SB570DT, and NV-SB550DT.According to Sanyo, all three models significantly shorten the time it takes to detect your current location. By analyzing signals for the "location information," "time information," and "trajectory information" from four different satellites, the new PNDs are able to pinpoint your location in as quick as 10 seconds after boot. Serving as somewhat of a wet blanket, however, Sanyo also says... Read more...
As with all rumors, we remind you to take the following with a grain of salt:“We haven't able to confirm this, but we've heard it now from a couple of people: Hitachi, the Japanese conglomerate, is talking to Toshiba and Fujitsu about forming a new company dedicated to hard drives and storage systems.The new company would combine the limping hard drive divisions of Hitachi and Toshiba as well as some of the storage systems technology from Fujitsu. Each would own a third.”This could prove quite interesting as each company brings their own distinct technologies to the party.  Imagine making... Read more...
Ars Technica has an interview with Ray Ozzie, Microsoft's new chief software architect. He signals a slight change in Microsoft's worldview, and unlike Bill Gates, he identifies his new competition. Google. Of course, any discussion of Microsoft moving to Internet-connected services has to acknowledge the presence of Google. Unlike Bill Gates, Ozzie considers Google to be a viable competitor, placing them in the same category as previous strong competitors to Microsoft. He gives Google credit for proving that an advertising-driven model... Read more...