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Intel and Micron Announce Advancements in NAND Flash Memory Joint Venture SANTA CLARA, Calif., and BOISE, Idaho, Nov. 6, 2006 - Intel Corporation and Micron Technology Inc., today announced they are ahead of schedule on their development of the NAND flash memory joint venture, IM Flash Technologies. Since the... Read more...
AMD Brings Next-Generation Graphics to the AppleTM Power Mac G5(R) Quad SUNNYVALE, CALIF. -- November 6, 2006 --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced the ATI Radeon(R) X1900 G5 Mac(R) Edition, a next-generation graphics card that combines workstation-class creative productivity and cutting-edge 3D game performance. The ATI... Read more...
HIS delivers the HIS X1950XT 2x Dual Link DVI VIVO 512MB Hong Kong, Thursday, Nov 3, 2006 - HIS (Hightech Information System Limited) delivers the HIS X1950XT 2x Dual Link DVI VIVO 256MB card, a radically new 3D performance architecture technology delivers superior image quality. HIS X1950XT 2x Dual Link DVI VIVO 256MB card delivers 12% faster... Read more...
Quad Core Roundup #2: Intel Core 2 Extreme QX6700 Quad Core @ Gameprye Intel Core 2 Extreme QX6700 Quad-Core @ Adrian's Rojak Pot Intel Core 2 Extreme QX6700 Quad Core @ Motherboards.org Intel Core 2 Extreme QX6700 Quad Core @ SharkyExtreme Intel Core 2 Extreme QX6700 Quad Core @ Legit Reviews Intel Core 2 Extreme QX6700 Quad Core @ Bootdaily.com... Read more...
Revolutionary New 'Cockpit' for UAVs dramatically improves operator performance November 2, 2006 Raytheon has unveiled what it calls its Universal Control System (UCS) - a first of its kind unmanned aerial system (UAS) "cockpit" that revolutionizes operator awareness and efficiency, while providing the ability to control... Read more...
OCZ Technology Announces the PC2-6400 Titanium Series with EPP Technology Sunnyvale, CA - November 2, 2006 - OCZ Technology Group, a worldwide leader in innovative, ultra-high performance and high reliability memory, today unveiled the PC2-6400 Titanium Series, the first-ever EPP-ready modules rated with a 1T command rate. Optimized for the... Read more...
OCZ Technology Enhances the Award-Winning GameXStream Family with the Addition of the Ultra-Powerful 850 Watt Configuration Sunnyvale, CA - November 1, 2006 - OCZ Technology Group, a worldwide leader in innovative, ultra-high performance and high reliability memory and components, today announced the addition of an 850W power supply to the... Read more...
And the hits just keep coming for Sony.  On top of the whole battery fiasco, now the US Justice Department has subpoenaed information from Sony with regards to their SRAM business.  After several charges and fines in recent years regarding allegations of price fixing in the DRAM industry, the DOJ does not appear to be taking any... Read more...
Being an avid PC gamer, I have never had much interest in consoles such as the Xbox 360, PS2, etc with the exception of a few games.  Handheld consoles, however, are another story.  Over the years I have owned many handhelds including the original Coleco and Mattel handheld Football games, Sega GameGear, Gameboy Color, Gameboy... Read more...
Motherboards: Foxconn 975X7AB-8EKRS2H @ Ninjalane Abit SG-95 Micro-ATX LGA775 @ Virtual-Hideout Abit AW9D-Max @ Motherboards.org Systems: HP M7590n Media Center PC Video @ Digital Trends Asus Lamborghini VX1 @ PCPerspective Power: SilverStone ST75F 750W Modular PSU @ 3DGameMan Dark Power Pro 430W @ Bjorn3D Memory: Crucial 10th Anniversary... Read more...
Motherboards: Abit AW9D-Max Intel Core 2 Mainboard @ I4U Abit AB9-Pro 965 Motherboard @ Viper Lair Intel D975XBX2 Motherboard Officially Launched @ Legit Reviews Systems: Dell XPS M1210 12.1-inch Laptop @ ThinkComputers.org Dell's XPS 700 @ [H]Consumer Power: Ultra X-Finity 500 Watt PSU @ Modders-Inc Memory: TeamGroup Xtreem DDR2-800 2x1gb... Read more...
OCZ Technology Expands Popular SD Dual Product Line to Now Offer 133X Speeds Sunnyvale, CA - October 30, 2006 - OCZ Technology Group, a worldwide leader in innovative, ultra-high performance and high reliability memory, today announced the addition of high-speed 133X parts to the cutting-edge OCZ Secure DigitalTM "Dual" Series. The new memory... Read more...
Infoworld is reporting that Acer has taken the gloves off and vows to take down number 3 computer manufacturer Lenovo next year.  According to IDC, Lenovo currently has 7.8% market share as opposed to Acer's 6%.  Though Acer holds less market share, they are outpacing in sales at 34.3% in the third quarter as opposed to 10% for... Read more...
Motherboards: ECS P965T-A @ Overclockers Online GIGABYTE GA-965P-DS3 @ [H]Enthusiast Foxconn 975X7AB-8EKRS2H 975X Express Motherboard @ PCStats ECS P965T-A Motherboard @ Viper Lair Systems: Intel Core 2 Duo Mobile On The Desktop @ GamePC Power: PC Power & Cooling SILENCER(R) 750 EPS12V @ PC Apex Memory: OCZ PC2-8800 Gold & Corsair... Read more...
Two highly anticipated applications were released today.  First we serve up Mozilla's Firefox 2. This has been one of the most anticipated browser releases which now includes anti-phishing, Java Script 1.7 support, and a new extension system.  For a complete list of changes hop over to Mozilla's website for a full detailed... Read more...
Digitimes is reporting that Microsoft has delayed Windows Vista RTM (Release to Manufacturing) by approximately two weeks.  The original RTM release was slated for the fourth week in October but now it appears that has been pushed back until the second week of November.  In addition to the delay, Microsoft announced their Express... Read more...
NVIDIA and TSMC Celebrate New Milestone: 500 Million Processors SANTA CLARA, CA AND HSINCHU, TAIWAN - OCTOBER 24, 2006 - NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Inc. (TSE: 2330, NYSE: TSM) today celebrated the shipment of the 500 millionth processor designed by NVIDIA and... Read more...
Systems: MSI Megabook S271 AMD Sempron 3200 Laptop @ Hardware.Info Motherboards: Asus M2R32-MVP CrossFire Xpress 3200 @ PCStats ECS P965T-A Rev1.0B Motherboard @ Futurelooks Albatron KI51PV-754 Mini-ITX Motherboard @ Tech Spot Graphics: ATI Radeon X1900 XT 256 MB @ TechPowerUp ATI or NVIDIA - The Battle For Adult Gaming GPU's @ Legit Reviews... Read more...
Cnet is reporting that Dell has finally released their first two AMD servers.  The first system is the PowerEdge 6950 which is a quad cpu configuration ranging from 2.0Ghz to 2.8Ghz.  The next system is the PowerEdge SC1435 which is a dual CPU configuration based off of the same speed cpu's.  Both systems will be using the... Read more...
Systems: MSI mPC 945 Barebone SFF @ Viper Lair Vigor Gaming Force Recon L2 @ [H]Consumer Motherboards: Foxconn 975X7AB @ LostCircuits Sapphire Pure Crossfire AM2 @ NeoSeeker Biostar TForce P965 Deluxe Motherboard @ [H]Enthusiast Graphics: ATI Radeon X1650PRO Graphics Cards Comparison @ Tweaktown Powercolor X1650 Pro @ TechPowerUp ASUS EN7950GT... Read more...
Digitimes is reporting that manufactures should expect to see a CPU shortage during 4th Quarter due to rapid surges in notebook sales. Manufacturers are stock piling additional CPU's in expectation of an upswing in holiday notebook sales. Earlier this month, DigiTimes reported that unexpectedly... Read more...
Miguel Carrasco has put together an interesting top 10 list of computer related flops. Interestingly enough, such wonderful operating systems as Windows Me and OS/2 Warp made the list (sarcasm).  If you have the time, hop on over and take a gander at the list.  Many of you might find yourself nodding your head much in the same way... Read more...
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