Latest News - November 2008
- Online Black Friday Sales Show 1% Sales Bump
- Verizon Wireless Updates BlackBerry Storm
- Windows 7 To Support DX10 On CPU
- Jasper-Based Xbox 360 Consoles Hit The Scene
- iPhone App Store Reaches 10K Apps
- Motorola Finally Admits It’s Time to Move On
- Robots to Replace Low-Skilled Jobs?
- Black Friday Pales, CyberMonday Cometh
- Hardware RoundUp
- Intel: Netbooks "Fine for an Hour"
- Corsair launches modular Professional Series PSU
- Clearwire and Sprint Close Deal
- Netgear EVA9000 Media Streaming Box Leaked
- DICE Uses NVIDIA PhysX in Mirror's Edge
All News for November 2008
Despite dire predictions for this year's holiday season, Black Friday results for online retailers showed a 1% increase from last year's Black Friday sales, to $534 million, according to a report by market research firm comScore. All is not rosy in... Read more...
The good news is that one of the two rumored firmware updates for Verizon Wireless’ BlackBerry Storm has materialized; the bad news is that it’s not available to the masses quite yet. BlackBerry Enterprise Server users will be the first to receive... Read more...
Though the lines between CPUs and GPUs have been projected to intersect in the not so distant future, today things are still relatively distinct, in terms of what types of workloads can be processed where. In the future, though AMD's Fusion technology and Intel's Larabee processor may well offer the... Read more...
After months of anticipation and speculation, revised Xbox 360 consoles built around the new Jasper platform have finally appeared in the wild. Jasper employs an updated GPU manufactured using 65nm process, as opposed to the 90nm process used for... Read more...
The App Store is doing well, there's no doubt of that. And according to reports, the list of official, approved apps in the App Store has surpassed 10,000. This, of course, doesn't include apps for jailbroken phones. However, it's been pointed out that you take into account apps that have been booted for various... Read more...
Motorola has been riding the success of the RAZR for quite some time now. Enough so, in fact, that the company was starting to look a bit like a one-hit wonder. Finally, the company is realizing that it’s time to move in a different direction. In... Read more...
How would you feel about a robot asking, “Would you like fries with that?” when you ordered a Big Mac? Well, if the National Intelligence Council’s recent Global Trends 2025: A Transformed World is correct, we could be experiencing just that by 2025. Granted, it’s a few years down the road, but the idea that... Read more...
Like many of you who are smart enough to know better, we tend to steer clear of the insanity of the crowd and resist the temptation to go deal shopping on the busiest day of the retail calendar. Why on earth would you subject yourself to all that needless stress and anxiety anyway, when you can squander... Read more...
Video:Sapphire HD 4830 Graphics Card @ Modders-Inc.comASUS Radeon HD 4830 Video Card EAH4830 @ Benchmark ReviewsSapphire 770 PURE CrossFireX @ t-breakMotherboards and Chipsets:ASRock G43Twins-FullHD Motherboard @ CPU3DFoxconn A7DA-S Motherboard @ iXBTGigabyte EX58-UD5 @ Techgage.com Asus P6T Deluxe OC... Read more...
Despite creating a line of CPUs seemingly targeted precisely for the netbook market, the Atom, Intel seems as though it just might be having second thoughts. Speaking at a Raymond James IT Supply Chain conference last week, Stu Pann, an Intel VP of sales and marketing admitted some problems with the new notebook... Read more...
Corsair launches modular 'Professional Series' 450W PSU- HX450W delivers the performance and features that technology enthusiasts demand, including industry-leading 7-year warranty - Fremont, CA, – Corsair a worldwide leader in high performance... Read more...
This one has been a long time coming, but Clearwire and Sprint Nextel have officially announced the combination of their next-generation wireless Internet businesses. Under the terms of the combined agreement, Sprint will hand off all of its 2.5GHz spectrum and WiMAX-related assets (including XOHM) to Clearwire... Read more...
In the technology business it is often difficult to keep secrets--especially when products require legal protection for intellectual property as well as government-regulated certification. Some news hounds scour U.S. patent applications to see what... Read more...
DICE Puts Faith In NVIDIA PhysX Technology For Mirror's EdgeHighly Acclaimed First-Person Action Adventure Game Utilizes NVIDIA PhysX Technology to Take Gamers on an Awe-Inspiring Adventure SANTA CLARA, CA-NVIDIA-In the award-winning videogame Mirror’s Edge, DICE, an Electronic Arts Inc. studio, introduces... Read more...