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Another day another Sony battery recall, this time by Fujitsu in the amount of 280,000 batteries. Fujitsu joins the ranks of other manufacturers such as Dell, Lenovo, Apple, and Toshiba in issuing massive battery recalls and replacements. Surprisingly enough Sony has yet to recall these batteries from their own laptops, however a report... Read more...
Once just a search engine, Google has become so much more over the years. From providing video services, to e-books, to even an e-mail service, Google has become a part of our everyday lives. Google's latest web contribution to the internet is in the form of "gadgets", pieces of HTML and Java code that can be inserted into web... Read more...
With no surprise, rumors are being floated around the net regarding a possible Lenovo recall of Sony batteries from their laptop line.  This replacement would fall in line with companies such as Dell, Apple, and Toshiba who have all had recalls/replacements.  On Sept 16, an IBM Thinkpad T43 exploded at Los Angeles International... Read more...
Who's got the hottest hardware? That's hard to say of course, but Apple certainly causes a buzz whenever they release a product of any kind. Steve Jobs definitely makes a commanding figurehead for Apple, as iconic as Bill Gates over at Microsoft. But who's doing the heavy lifting, design-wise, over at Apple? Business Week highlights... Read more...
First it was Dell and then Apple; now, Toshiba has jumped on the bandwagon and is replacing 340,000 Sony batteries from their Dynabook and Dynabook Satellite line of notebooks. Surprisingly enough, Toshiba indicated that the batteries in question would not catch fire, unlike reports that have come from Dell and Apple users.  Batteries... Read more...
NVIDIA sent word today of their wins on the iMac platform, if that kind of machine is your sort of flava... "On Sept 6th Apple announced their flagship 24" iMac (http://www.apple.com/imac/), powered by the NVIDIA GeForce 7300 GT graphics processing unit (GPU) as the standard configuration and the GeForce 7600 GT GPU as a configure-to-order... Read more...
In response to the numerous reports of defective laptop batteries that could pose a fire hazard risk, Virgin Atlantic has banned the use of certain laptops from their flights. The ban covers certain Dell and Apple laptops, ones which contain the faulty batteries manufactured by Sony. The laptops are still permitted to be brought... Read more...
BBC News is reporting on the details Microsoft has released on its upcoming "Zune" music player. Microsoft hopes the promising new device will be a direct rival to Apple's iPod, and will feature wireless connectivity, a radio, video playback, a three-inch screen, and will initially have a 30GB hard drive. With... Read more...
Blizzard Entertainment Licenses Havok Physics Technology Blizzard to use Havok 4.0 for both PC and Mac platforms San Francisco, September 14, 2006 - Havok, the premier provider of interactive software and services to digital creators in the game and film industries, announces today that Blizzard Entertainment(R) has licensed Havok 4.0, the... Read more...
Anandtech has just posted a follow-up article to their initial preview of Apple's new Mac Pro flagship desktop / workstation. Here, Anand focuses primarily upon the Mac Pro's upgrade path as well as overall performance when running Windows XP. Although there are relatively few GPU options at this time for the system, the Mac Pro still... Read more...
Apple announced yesterday a new iMac lineup based on the new Intel Core 2 Duo processors.  In the mix are 4 models with two having 17" Widescreen LCDs, one with 20", and one with a 24". The new iMac lineup includes four models: a 1.83 GHz and a 2.0 GHz 17-inch, a 2.16 GHz 20-inch and the all-new 2.16 GHz 24-inch iMac, and... Read more...
The iPod sold a gazillion and became an industry standard because it took existing formats and made them fundamentally easier to enjoy. We've all noticed that we never run out of remotes to throw at the television when politicians appear on the screen. That's  because we have so many hanging around, and so few do exactly... Read more...
Apple's OS X 10.5, aka Leopard, is supposedly being readied with features that could take on Windows Vista.  Since Apple has seen the light with respect to X86 class processors with its move to Intel, might die-hard PC enthusiasts now see more compelling reasons to actually consider running a Mac?... Read more...
As Yahoo! News reports, AOL is fully commited to continuing the drastic changes that are being made to its service. The latest change for AOL is their decision to jump into the online film distribution market, as they are announcing plans to start selling movies and TV shows through their service. Movies will likley retail from $9.99... Read more...
Apple has recalled 1.8 million lithium-ion notebook batteries after reports of nine different devices overheating, causing injury to two people. The batteries were sold with the Apple iBook G4 and PowerBook G4 through October 2003, to August 2006. This will be the second major notebook battery recall this month, with Dell recalling 4.1... Read more...
Today it was announced that Apple has agreed to a settlement in which it must pay $100 Million to Creative Technology Ltd. Creative filed 5 patent lawsuits against Apple over the navigation system used with Apple's iPod MP3 player, claiming Apple violated patents that were already granted to Creative. Apple had filed two patent-infringement... Read more...
Their prices may be higher and market-share may be relatively low, but one this is for certain -- Apple knows how to design some slick looking hardware. The crew at Ars Technica was lucky enough to get their hands on one of the new Mac Pros.  Powerful system for sure, but Ars had a couple of issues with it...... Read more...
Apple has been hard at work devising agreements with major auto manufacturers to integrate IPOD compatibility into their new product line.  In the end, the estimate is over 70% of new models will be IPOD ready.  Surely, Microsoft has their work cut out for them if Zune is to be a viable IPOD competitor.... Read more...
Whether you're in the market for a small form factor system or not, you're bound to think the Shuttle X100 is one sexy piece of hardware. It may not be the fastest SFF system out there, but its feature set and form factor make the X100 truly impressive.  Who needs a Mac-Mini when these things are available? "Shuttle is taking... Read more...
Digitimes has reported that Chinese media are confirming Asustek Computer has been shipping production Playstation 3 gaming consoles in small volume since the beginning of July. The first consignment should result in roughly 4 million units in total with a significant amount remaining to ship before the console officially launches on November... Read more...
Sporting Intel's Cure Duo processor. the MacBook Pro is no push over. The 17" model will set you back about $2,799 USD, but if it's in your price range, and your looking for a powerful notebook running Mac OS X Tiger, then look no further. "The MacBook Pro is a laptop... Read more...
AppleInsider has an interesting news story this morning regarding some rumored plans by Apple to develop an ultra-portable PC similar to Microsoft's "Origami" platform. Although the story also speaks of NAND-equipped notebooks which should have blisteringly fast boot and load times, the exciting news comes in the way of the tiny... Read more...
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