Gateway CEO resigns, future uncertain

Gateway CEO Wayne Inouye, of former eMachines fame has announced his departure from the company. In the two short years since Gateway acquired eMachines and made Inouye the company CEO he completely turned around the company and for the first time since 2000, helped Gateway post profits. Inouye also helped improve customer service enough to …more

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SanDisk becomes the No. 2 seller of MP3 players

Did you know that SanDisk is the number two maker of MP3 players? While Apple has the number one spot locked down with their iPod series SanDisk is right behind them with their non-iPod players. SanDisk is looking forward to strong sales of the upcoming Sansa MP3 player next month, which looks like the iPod. …more

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A-Data and Transcend lower NAND flash memory production

A-Data Technology and Transcend have reduced their NAND flash shipments in January to avoid losses due to the falling prices on flash products. NAND flash is going to continue to be a huge part of the memory industry, but now with everyone producing it the price war has clearly started. A-Data claims its sales have …more

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Intel’s Merom Mobile Processor Delayed Till Q4

Rumor has it that the Intel Merom processor has been pushed from Q3 to Q4 due to unknown reasons. Intel has had rough times launching products when listed on their roadmaps, which makes us wonder why they still send them out to press. If they didn’t send them out no one would know they were …more

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Information Yahoo Gave Lands Chinese Man In Jail

The internet giant Yahoo has been accused of providing China with information that led to the jailing of a second internet writer. Last year Yahoo was accused of giving information to Beijing which led to the imprisonment of reporter Shi Tao. Now Sho Tao has been sentenced to 10 years in jail for posting things …more

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RIM unveils plan to keep BlackBerrys alive

Research In Motion on Thursday unveiled a plan that it says will let its addictive BlackBerry e-mail device work even if it loses a patent dispute, and said the workaround will prevent a shutdown of service in the United States. This is great news for the millions of CrackBerry users around the world as they …more

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VIA Announces The P4M890 PCI Express Desktop IGP Chipset

VIA Technologies today announced the VIA P4M890 IGP chipset featuring leading edge interconnect and video display technologies, further expanding VIA’s broad support for the Intel Pentium 4 platform and delivering new levels of performance and functionality for mainstream computing solutions. The VIA P4M890 utilizes the 533MB/s VIA V-Link interface for connection to the latest VIA …more

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Forget the leg warmers, get one of these:

WidowPC, a maker of custom built gaming computers has today announced plans for an SLi laptop with the latest 7800 series GPUs. People who ogled at the proof-of-concept MXM SLi card MSI showed at CES a few weeks ago now have something tangible to save up for. Somehow the word has gotten out that WidowPC …more

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Upcoming NVIDIA MCP55 Chipsets Leaked

The guys over at tbreak have leaked out all the upcoming nVidia chipsets. They go into detail on four chipsets. The below line pretty much matches the current nVidia lineup where you have the X16 sitting on top and then the nF4 SLI followed by the nF4 Ultra and nForce4 chipsets. Bring on the new …more

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US Hardware Branding Procurement Costs Taxpayers Half a Billion Dollars

The inclusion of brand-name specifications in federal computer hardware procurement lead to harmful consequences that needlessly cost U.S. taxpayers up to $563 million, according to a new economic study. I didn’t know that prior to 2005, the United States Air Force (USAF) purchased only Intel processors and specified this requirement in all of its procurement …more

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View newest post nVidia Launches Quadro NVS 110M Notebook GPU’s

NVIDIA launched the first Quadro NVS notebook graphics solutions that can be found today in the Toshiba Tecra M5, Tecra A6, and Tecra A7 business notebooks. If you are looking for a true business notebook with an Nvidia Quadro GPU your search is over! Toshiba Tecra notebooks provide performance and stability in a durable, dockable …more

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Rumor: Windows Vista Launching December 1st, 2006

Microsoft has a fun Beta Experience site up that lets you guess the launch date for Windows Vista. They have a ton of video clips and I easily wasted ten minutes doing nothing but clicking random test dates. If you get bored today and want to do something fun go check out the site! I …more

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CeBIT to demo AMD Socket M2 Motherboards

AMD’s 940-pin, DDR 2 SDRAM-supporting Socket M2 (also known as Socket AM2) will be presented to the public at the CeBIT show next month according to sources in the know. Not much has been said about Socket AM2 in recent months, but now we are getting a flood of information. Looks like AMD has the …more

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Intel’s Santa Rosa Notebook Platform Delayed (Now Due March 2007)

Intel has bumped the Santa Rosa notebook platform off the roadmaps for 2006 and into 2007 to help give ODM’s more time to make the chassis and ramp up Napa production. Intel is hoping that the Santa Rosa notebook platform will help boost global notebook shipments pass 100-million units in 2007. If you don’t own …more

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