Gates outlines his vision for Windows Mobile

It’s also interesting to see how Microsoft’s productivity applications are being integrated into the mobile platform. Here are a few remarks from Gates’ speech, which is available on Microsoft’s Website. “And so this industry has got to seize the opportunity and Windows Mobile 5.0, whether it’s in productivity, whether it’s in customization capabilities or in …more

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Toshiba Developing 45GB HD-DVD Disc

Despite reports in a Japanese newspaper stating that Toshiba and Sony may be close to deal that would standardize on Blu-ray for next-generation DVDs, Toshiba has announced the development of a higher capacity disc in its competing format, HD-DVD. The 45GB capacity would eliminate Blu-ray’s size advantage. BetaNews

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Next-gen consoles take center stage

In mid-May, a key conference takes place–the Electronic Entertainment Expo, or E3, where trends, and in some cases bets, are set. During the holidays, companies watch to see if their bets paid off and if they successfully steered new directions. At this year’s E3, slated for May 16 to May 20 in Los Angeles, all …more

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W3C Plots Better Browsing For PDAs

I’ll say it again, Mobiles are hot, hot, hot.  Pretty soon we’ll have to go to museums to see what a desktop was like because we’ll all be in Mobile Land.  See you there. The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) today jumpstarted a bid to make it easier to access the Web from a mobile …more

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Microsoft, Philips marry Windows with Nexperia

Philips Electronics will make semiconductors for consumer electronics devices capable of playing Windows Media audio and video files as part of a nonexclusive deal with Microsoft, the companies said Wednesday. The Eindhoven, Netherlands, company’s Nexperia range of chips is used in devices such as mobile phone handsets, DVD players and digital television sets. Philips will …more

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IBM makes addition to TotalStorage line

Talk About!  TotalStorage indeed!  67 terabytes, the question is what can’t I store on IBM’s new storage device? IBM has added a new four-gigabit-per-second storage system to its midrange lineup. The storage device, DS4800, can support up to 67 terabytes of data, Big Blue said Wednesday. The addition to the TotalStorage lineup is designed to …more

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Google Puts Brakes On Maxed-Out Web Accelerator

According to this article, Google’s Web Accelerator application is already out of date and off the mark when it comes to it’s target audience, broadband users.  Hopefully, Google realizes that long suffering dial-up users would certainly welcome such a tool. But Google’s Web Accelerator is a waste of time, not a time saver, for the group it’s …more

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Maxtor Brings OneTouch Backup Simplicity to Small Business Market

 Extending its leadership in external storage and backup, Maxtor Corporation announced that it has taken the simplicity of its award-winning Maxtor OneTouch II drive and created a one-of-a-kind server backup solution for small businesses. The new Maxtor OneTouch II Small Business Edition drive provides easy installation, automatic backups, quick restore features, remote notification, and simple …more

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GIGABYTE Targets High-Volume Market Segments With New AGP 8X Graphics Accelerato

Boasting performance enhancing features such as support for Microsoft DirectX 9.0 Shader Model 3.0, NVIDIA UltraShadow II and Intellisample 3.0 technology, the GV-N62128DE delivers the latest VGA technologies to the mainstream market. Furthermore, the onboard GeForce 6200 GPU includes NVIDIA PureVideo to deliver crisp, vibrant video to the PC that, together with the card?s ultra …more

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Microsoft and SingTel Strike Partnership

Microsoft Corporation and Singapore Telecommunications Limited (SingTel) today announced their collaboration to launch Windows Mobile-based devices enabled with ‘Live’ content.  This first-of-its-kind service provides “live” info-tainment direct to customers on their mobile phones.   Together with content partners like AXN, Xbox, MSN and SingTel’s IDEAS, this live info-tainment will enable Singaporeans to truly be mobile.  …more

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Sony Prepares WWAN-Equipped VAIO Laptops

So like, my new notebook is already out of date?  Click on the link below to read about this latest notebook technology in the Legit Review Forums. Sony’s new VAIO T-Series notebooks, expected next month, will use Sony’s “SmartWi” technology to toggle between WLAN, WWAN, and Bluetooth connections. “The idea is to give the user …more

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Mini Patch Day For Microsoft

Have you downloaded your Microsoft patch today? Last month’s update patched 18 different vulnerabilities including three for Internet Explorer. The May update is the first in months not to include an Internet Explorer update, though security firm Secunia still lists 19 vulnerabilities as being un-patched. On the other side of the browser coin, the open …more

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Novell Acquires Immunix To Add A Security Layer To Linux

Is Linux soon to be the most secure operating system ever?  Read the story in the Legit Review Forums and say what you think! In a move to improve the security of applications running in Linux environments, Novell has acquired Immunix Inc. and its AppArmor software. Novell announced the deal Tuesday, but didn’t disclose how …more

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Microsoft Launches Windows Mobile 5.0

Mobiles and handhelds are hot, hot, hot and Microsoft is making sure that it’s new mobile operating system, Windows Mobile 5, sizzles with the rest of the big players in the red hot PDA and Smartphone market place. Microsoft launched its next generation Windows Mobile platform as it attempts to elevate its standing in the mobile …more

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