Futuremark Releases 3DMark06 For Download

Futuremark today released 3DMark06, which includes improved Shader Model 2 tests, new CPU tests and HDR Shader Model 3 tests for system-wide gaming performance measurements. The new benchmark weighs in at 576MB in size, so when you go to download 3DMark06 expect to find a line and a huge file size. Building on 3DMark05 as …more

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nVidia Launches the GeForce 7300 GS Video Card

This morning nVidia launched their GeForce 7300 GS video card that is aimed at the mainstream PC user with it’s $99 USD suggested price tag. The GeForce 7300 supports high-definition video?up to 1080i resolution and is ready for the upcoming Microsoft Vista operating system (OS). This price point puts the GeForce 7300 in direct competition …more

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Blackmailers target $1m website

Alex Tew, 21, hit the headlines at the start of the year when he revealed his Million Dollar Homepage had made him a million dollars in four months. Then came the online attacks… Go figure! Mr Tew’s encounter with the net criminals began on 7 January when he received an e-mail threatening to bombard the …more

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Google Buys dMarc Broadcasting

Google made its biggest acquisition to date on Tuesday as it branched out into radio advertising with a deal that could cost it as much as $1.24 billion. This is a huge purchase and will be interesting to see what Google plans to do with them. The purchase takes the search engine company into the …more

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Take-Two Will Be Late Filing its Annual Report.

The New York-based video-game software publisher Take-Two filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission Wednesday for a 15-day extension in filing its 10-K report. The company said it expects to file within the indicated 15 days. Take-Two, which has been struggling financially in recent quarters, is best known for its Grand Theft Auto franchise. In …more

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China: 111 Million People With Internet in 2005

As of the end of 2005, there were 111 million Internet users in China, growing by 18.1% on-year, according to statistics released by the China Internet Network Information Center. This is an amazing number and shows how quickly China is growing in terms of adapting technology. Of the users, 64.30 million accessed the Internet through …more

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Seagate Launches 160GB Perpendicular Notebook Hard Drive

Seagate Technology has begun shipping the industry’s first 2.5-inch notebook PC disc drive built on perpendicular recording technology to the worldwide distribution channel. To make things better these drives are 160GB, which offer more storage than most would need in a notebook! Momentus 5400.3, a 5,400-rpm drive that operates with 4,200-rpm power efficiency to extend …more

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nVidia Launches NVIDIA nForce4 SLI XE and nF4 Ultra Chipsets

NVIDIA Corporation today announced the NVIDIA nForce4 SLI XE and NVIDIA nForce4 Ultra media and communications processors (MCPs). The nForce SLI XE comes with an expected retail price of under $100 and is for enthusiasts who want the most performance. The Ultra has all the same features as the XE, but only has one full …more

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Microsoft is no giant, says France

Looks like Chirac isn’t worried to much about Microsoft and didn’t even mention their name when talking about U.S. Technology Woes. When French president Jacques Chirac listed the US technology giants who were causing headaches for his country?s tech industry he listed Google and Yahoo. He said that France must act quickly to take on …more

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DDR 2 Memory Prices on the Rise

DDR 2 SDRAM prices are set to rise during the second half of the month, driven up by high demand and tight supply, market watcher DRAMeXchange said today. We haver been saying this for months here on LR, so we hope you already bought your super cheap 2GB kit of DDR2 memory before prices started …more

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Fake Applie iPod Shuffles flood China

Hot sales of the iPod has sparked vendors to manufacture iPod-like MP3 players with fake iPod Shuffle appearing in China, according to local makers of MP3 players. Ever since Apple rolled out its iPod Shuffle, fake models circulated in the market, the makers pointed out, adding that the substantial sales of the Shuffle has further …more

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Mushkin Announces New XP2-5300-DDR2 3-3-3-10

Mushkin has just announced new PC Enthusiast and Overclocking DDR2 memory that comes rated with 3-3-3-10 timings at PC2-5300 speeds. The modules come in 512MB and 1GB sizes, so they even have low latency memory for those who want high capacity memory. By using latencies of 3-3-3-10 Mushkin is able to fill the gap between …more

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BlackBerry Picks Google and PocketMAC

Research In Motion, makers of the BlackBerry e-mail and phone device, announced partnerships Thursday with Google and an Apple accessory maker that will expand features such as instant messaging, e-mail and the ability to link a computer with a BlackBerry. I’m not sure how well Google Talk is doing, but it seems good enough for …more

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Microsoft demos AdCenter advertising lab

Microsoft on Friday debuted its AdCenter Incubation Lab, providing a peek at some of the ad-based technologies the lab is cooking up. Microsoft has 40 prototypes up and runing on it’s AdCenter demo. Should be interesting to see what happens. As previously reported, Microsoft has been developing its AdCenter tool for more than a year. …more

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