Fall IDF 2006 Wrap-up Coverage

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Intel Technology Showcases

On the second floor of the Moscone Center Intel had a number of tables set up with hardware that are powered by Intel or Intel developed since the company was founded back on 1968. For those that don’t know Intel Corporation got their name from Integrated Electronics Corporation and is still based in Santa Clara where they have been located since day one.

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Many of the items on the table were from before my time, so here are a few pictures of what was on display.

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I believe the above board is one of the first Itanium systems back from 2000 as the board is codenamed Lion. If any of our readers can confirm this please shoot me an e-mail!

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The above shot was showing off Moores law and it was neat to see the various waffer sized lined up.

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The only causality of the entire trip was my OBUS FORME computer backpack that managed to become destroyed by four days of use at IDF.  For being only the second time I used it to carry my 12.1″ Centrino notebook I have obvious reasons not to buy another one.  I hope you enjoyed the coverage of IDF this past week!  Be sure to check out the other four articles as they all cover quad-core processors!

I’m off catch up on stuff in the office and am going to try and find a new laptop bag that isn’t going to self-destruct on me. 

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