Apple Unveils New iMac with Intel Core Duo Processor

Apple just hours ago unveiled the new iMac featuring Mac OS X running on the new Intel Core Duo processor, delivering performance that is up to twice that of its predecessor. Today is a great day for all the iMac fans out there! The new 17-inch 1.83 GHz iMac lists for a suggested retail price …more

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Seagate Launches 500GB SATA Hard Drive (Half-Terabyte)

Seagate Technology today announced the availability of its latest NL35 Series SATA disc drives to the worldwide distribution channel. With a half-terabyte (500GBs) of capacity, the latest NL35 Series SATA disc drive provides the bulk storage necessary for cost-effective nearline RAID storage in the enterprise. The NL35 Series SATA drives are optimized for tasks such …more

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ATI Radeon Xpress to support HDMI

ATI didn’t say much about the future of its Radeon Xpress chipset line at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, but it did indicate that the next generation of the product will support the HDMI interface. Looks like HDMI is going to be the technology to have on electronics moving further into 2006. ATI …more

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Asustek A8R-MVP Motherboard Uses ULi M1575 Southbridge

ULi Electronics today announced that Asustek Computer has incorporated the ULi M1575 southbridge solution in their latest A8R-MVP motherboard series. The A8R-MVP supports the AMD Socket-939 Athlon 64 X2 dual-core processor, which delivers advanced multithreaded performance to satisfy the rising demand for more powerful processing capability, according to the company. The M1575 southbridge provides interface …more

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Matsushita plans ‘world’s biggest’ PDP plant as demand surges

Matsushita Electric and Toray Industries Inc are to build new production facilities to a tune of $1.6 Billion. EETimes are reporting that once in full production it will have an anual production capacity of 11.1 million panels! Matsushita claim that thier investment could give them a 40% market share by 2010. LONDON ? Matsushita Electric …more

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AMD Launches The Athlon 64 FX-60 Processor

AMD today announced the immediate availability of the AMD Athlon 64 FX-60 dual-core processor, the world’s ultimate processor for PC enthusiasts. Providing exceptional PC performance on games, digital media and intense applications, the new AMD Athlon 64 FX-60 dual-core processor will allow enthusiasts to experience the next generation of multi-core supported games and applications using …more

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Sprint Nextel suffers service outage

Thousands of customers of Sprint Nextel wireless and its resellers, such as Virgin Mobile, were without service Monday after the network suffered two separate fiber cuts, a Nextel company spokesman said. It seems like over the past year many cables are being cut. I wonder what the issue is with all these cut power and …more

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Nissan builds a Microsoft Xbox 360 into a car

Believe it or not, Nissan claims they have made a car which has a Microsoft Xbox 360 inside. The Nissan Urge Concept vehicle will feature the Microsoft Xbox 360 if it ever makes it to production. The Urge’s key trick is that when parked, its steering wheel and pedals can be used to control the …more

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Western Digital Stock Jumps to a 52-week High

Shares of Western Digital Corp. rose to a new 52-week high Monday, after the maker of hard disk drives received an upgrade from an analyst who sees the company benefiting from a recently announced merger of two rivals. Deutsche Bank analyst Sherri Scribner promoted Western to a buy, saying the company’s business will benefit from …more

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Take-Two Interactive Buys Irrational Games

Take-Two Interactive announced today that they have acquired Irrational Games, the developer behind titles such as Freedom Force and System Shock 2. This news comes as a shock to many as Take-Two has been going through some rough times in recent months. Time will tell if this was a smart move or not! Irrational has …more

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Adobe Acquires DRM Technology By Navisware

Adobe Systems Inc. on Monday acquired the digital rights management business of Navisware. The plans are to place Navisware’s digital rights management business and plans into its LiveCycle Policy Server. Adobe, of San Jose, Calif., plans to integrate the FileLine technology into its LiveCycle Policy Server offering, which provides document security and other controls for …more

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Stern makes satellite debut with a curse word!

Howard Stern began his new satellite radio show on Monday by putting to rest rumors that he got married to his longtime girlfriend, model Beth Ostrosky ? in a comment complete with a federally banned expletive. Now we can all listen to the real Stern with the regulations of the FCC behind him! ?I am …more

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nVidia SLI Graphics Coming to Laptops Q1 2006

Fuad over at The Inq reported that he believes nVida SLI based NOTEBOOK computers will be seen in Q1 2006! He might not be too far off as we have been hearing rumors of SLI notebooks from nVidia since SLI technology was released over a year ago. Now that the Dell XPS 600 Renegade is …more

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California Will Require That Power Supplies Operate More Efficiently

Did you know that on December 15, 2005 the California Energy Commission adopted appliance energy efficiency standards for power supplies that are sold or offered for sell in California, which are manufactured on or after July 1, 2006. These new standards will impact many of the power supplies that are used on notebooks and small …more

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