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Among the many forms of highly desired but currently unavailable technology breakthroughs, workable e-paper ranks at the top of the list. Last year LG Phillps announced their development of A4 sized flexible electronic paper. This year, it's got a workable version in color. The 14.1-inch... Read more...
NBC Universal and Newscorp are teaming up to offer their content on their own video website. They'll be offering full length programs, paid for by advertising, just like broadcast. They've invited other networks to join them as well. Since Viacom is already suing YouTube for a billion dollars over showing their copyrighted material,... Read more...
ATI has recently divulged some information on their upcoming Catalyst drivers and announced a plethora of new features to be implemented in the coming months. These improvements and new features include significant OpenGL support and optimization, CrossFire support for OpenGL applications running on Vista, HD DVD and Blu-Ray... Read more...
LONDON - Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. has begun sampling a 50-nanometer, 16-Gbit NAND flash memory for use in solid-state disk drive applications. The memory is expected to go into volume production at some time during the first quarter of 2007, Samsung said. Samsung did not state whether the 16-Gbit memory is... Read more...
AMD BRINGS NEXT-GENERATION GRAPHICS TO THE APPLE POWER MAC G5 QUAD - ATI Radeon X1900 G5 Mac Edition PCI Express upgrade combines workstation-class creative productivity and cutting-edge game performance - SUNNYVALE, CALIF.-NOV. 6, 2006-AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced the ATI Radeon X1900 G5 Mac Edition, a next-generation graphics card that... Read more...
Earlier this week, Hot Hardware mentioned that Canon and Toshiba had announced their deal to build a factory in Japan to build great big SED widescreens, and predicted it would put pressure on other screen prices. Now the latest  Business Week outlines the coming race to the bottom for prices on LCD and Plasma screens, just in time for... Read more...
Hello everyone. NVIDIA has just taken the wraps off of two new mainstream GPUs, the GeForce 7900 GS and GeForce 7950 GT. We took a retail-ready XFX GeForce 7900 GS for a spin at its factory-overclocked speeds and down-clocked it to illustrate how reference cards would perform as well. We've also got some information regarding the new GeForce... Read more...
Mercury News has posted a very interesting article which outlines the upcoming consolidation of the CPU and GPU into one package. Here, the author gets feedback directly from key players within the industry as vendors such as AMD, Intel, ATI, and NVIDIA are all represented. In short, it sounds as though efforts will be made to bring... Read more...
The news has been a little slow this weekend because of the July 4th holiday, but some of our colleagues have fresh content on-line if you need a hardware fix.  Driverheaven checked in with a pair of articles, one a review of Toshiba's M70-159 and the other a showcase of some GeIL and Corsair PC2-8500 RAM with Abit's AN9... Read more...
In their latest press release, Dell talks about their fiscal Q1-2007 revenues, but also drops in some news of their future plans with AMD. According to Dell, their ninth generation servers will use Intel's Woodcrest CPU, and will introduce AMD Opteron CPUs in their multi-processor servers by the end of the year.... Read more...
HKEPC has posted some interesting news regarding AMD's mobile roadmap and their transition to new sockets. Here, we find some details regarding plans for Socket S1 and Socket AM2 products that should begin appearing the latter part of this year. One thing is certain here, once AMD releases these new processors Intel will certainly have some... Read more...
Today, we've seen a few interesting bits of news show up on the web concerning ATI's next-generation R580 flagship GPU. The Register reports that Japanese vendors already have the cards on hand and that a note inside the boxes claims some pretty serious power requirements. On its own, a single R580 card requires a 450W PSU with 30A on the... Read more...
The influx of press releases continues today with an interesting announcement from Sapphire.  It looks like they'll be releasing an AGP Radeon X1600 Pro.  Take a look... SAPPHIRE SUPPORTS AGP USERS WITH X1600Pro Upgrade market now enjoys latest graphics architecture Supporting the upgrade and retrofit markets using the industry standard... Read more...
Good afternoon folks. We just got a juicy tid-bit of information directly from NVIDIA that we wanted to let you all know about. It seems that the highly anticipated game Call of Duty 2 will be bundled with some popular graphics cards based on GeForce GPUs.  Here's the full scoop... NVIDIA GeForce graphic processing units (GPUs) have been... Read more...
Hello All! The weekend is drawing to a close, and while the rest of the world is watching football, I thought I'd post up some spy shots of some new RAM Corsair's got in the works and supply a healthy dose of news while I'm at it. First things first... Corsair's TWINX2048-4400PRO      The pictures above are of a brand new 2GB... Read more...
Good afternoon folks! We just got some interesting news by way of Asus. It turns out they've already got a BIOS file ready to enable ATI CrossFire support on their P5WD2 Intel 955X based motherboard (you can see our review of this motherboard right here). Here is a quick snip from the e-mail that we just received... "Now you can enjoy... Read more...
Good morning HH fans!  How's everyone doing today? I hope all is well. Things here in the New York lab (soon to be Connecticut) are humming along nicely. We've got some tasty hardware on the test bench at the moment, but we can't tell you about that for a few more weeks. Rest assured, we'll fill you in the second the NDAs lift.  For... Read more...
Hello again, HH fans!  I just wanted to pop back in to let you all know that there is some NVIDIA news today.  They are launching a pair of new nForce 4 SLI chipsets, one for the AMD platform and the other for Intel, that sport a pair of true x16 PCI Express graphics slots. The current crop of nForce 4 SLI boards have a pair or x8... Read more...
Good morning everyone. We just got some interesting information from Rambus regarding their new high-speed XDR memory interface that we wanted to send your way. If you think GDDR3 RAM running at 1.3GHz is impressive, wait until you see what Rambus has on tap. Here's a snip from their press release... RAMBUS UNVEILS NEXT GENERATION XDR MEMORY... Read more...
Asetek introduces - New WaterChill 12V pump system with integrated reservoir and USB/Software Control Panel The NEW WaterChill 12V DC pump system with integrated reservoir and USB/Software-based control unit is the first of its kind. Packed with features and design that ensure every consumer with the markets best... Read more...
Hi all.  We just got word from NVIDIA that there are still some positions available for the GeForce LAN 2.0, which is being held in San Francisco on June 21. Not only will there be plenty of gaming going on, but NVIDIA is handing out some nice prizes! Here's the scoop... GeForce LAN 2.0 June 21, San Francisco, CA Join NVIDIA and hundreds... Read more...
Hey folks, time for a lunchtime new update for you.  Both Dave and I released our takes on the latest Pentium D and Pentium 4 670 this AM, be sure to click the images at the top of the screen for the full details.  Several other sites piped up with their own takes on Intel's latest, check'em out here: The... Read more...
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