Major UK mobile TV trial starts

Watch TV on your Cell phone! Well O2 and Arqiva are doing a trial in the UK for just that. 3G mobile technology will allow you to watch you favourite soap opera while on the move. Unfortunatly the trial is only available to a select few in Oxford, But the future looks promising. According to …more

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ABIT Cuts Suzhou Plant Motherboard Production By 50%

ABIT Computer plans to migrate half of its motherboard capacity, mostly entry-level production, to Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS) by the end of October. ABIT?s high-end segment, including the Fatal1ty brand line, will continue to be made at the plant in Suzhou, China. ABIT is in talks with several companies for a property transfer of its …more

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CA Wins Deal to Protect 20M AOL Users

According to eweek.com AOL has released a new version of it’s spyware software, Computers Associates are behind version 2.0. America Online Inc. on Wednesday announced ASP (AOL Spyware Protection) 2.0, which uses Computer Associates International Inc.’s eTrust PestPatrol Anti-Spyware technology to scan AOL users’ systems for 28,000 different kinds of spyware. Pest Patrol will allow …more

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Mozilla Releases Firefox 1.0.7

Mozilla released Firefox 1.0.7 today, those of you who are fans will definitely want to check it out. After Symantec’s warning regarding Firefox vulnerabilities, I’m wondering if Mozilla’s popularity has finally caught up with it. This version includes several security and stability fixes, including a fix for a reported buffer overflow vulnerability and a fix …more

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“Double Lifetime Warranty”

In my opinion, this is a great idea! First, a lifetime warranty on a video card is always a nice thing to have. Second, six months later, when you have to have the new “must have” video card, how nice is it to be able to sell your current card and be able to pass …more

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Hurricane Rita could mean $5 gas

Remember when gas spiked to $3-plus a gallon after Hurricane Katrina? By this time next week, that could seem like the good old days. Experts are guessing that gas could reach $5 a gallon if the storm hits mission critical oil-refineries. Better fill up your tank now just in case! “We could be looking at …more

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Intel chipset shortage extends to 945G

Digitimes are reporting that Intel are experiencing shortages with their 915 chipsets and now the 945G chipset. Good news mayby on the horizon as Intel earlier announced plans to invest more money in two of their exsisting manufacturing sites in the US to increase production capacity. Intel?s chipset shortage has extended from its entry-level PCI …more

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Toshiba announces 30GB dual layer HD disks

Toshiba have developed a HD DVD-R disk with a 30Gb capacity. Compatability tests with other manufacturers will begin in October and Toshiba plan on releasing a HD DVD recorder next spring. JAPANESE GIANT Toshiba said that it can and will make a 30GB dual layer HD DVD-R disk. It said that this extends the capacity …more

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ATI to supply chipsets for two new Windows Vista Laptops

ATI announced today that two new Windows Vista Laptops made by IBM are powered by ATI chipsets. The ThinkPad Z60m with ATI’s Mobility Radeon X600 and the ThinkPad R51E with Radeon Xpress 200M. You can find out more in our Forums and feel free to leave your comments. MARKHAM, Ontario–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sept. 21, 2005–ATI Technologies Inc. …more

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Google plans WiFi service possibly called Google Secure Access

Pages on Google’s Web site refer to an upcoming wireless internet service, but Google still declines to comment. The Google site refers to a product called “Google Secure Access,” which is designed to “establish a more secure connection while using Google WiFi,” according to a frequently asked questions page that is located here. Internet search …more

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Microsoft Re-organizes

A post at Slashdot today reveals that Microsoft is planning a re-organization to help get Vista out the door. Vista is Microsoft’s new operating system that has been designed over the last few years but has not been released. Microsoft is unveiling a major reorganization today to help get Vista out the door. Some of …more

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Rumor: nVidia G80 to use GDDR4 memory chips

After GDDR3 comes GDDR4 and Fudo over at The Inq believes that the nVidia G80 will be the first video card to use the new memory chips. Makes sense to us, but we don’t know about the 1600MHz memory clocks. This memory should start around 800MHz efficiently 1600 MHz if not even higher. However this …more

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ATI Technologies Announces Avivo

ATI makes the claim that you’ll never look at your PC the same way again, once you’ve seen a computer with Avivo. Avivo includes hardware and software technologies that refine video capture and playback, and greatly improve display quality. Avivo makes PC games look stunning on any current display and the superb image quality gives …more

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Intel’s 65nm process improves power consumption

An Intel press release claims their upcoming 65nm process will stretch the battery life of mobile devices. This is good news after the last process reduction did not go how Intel hoped it would. Our sources at Intel ensure us that the move to 65nm will be nothing like the move last year down to …more

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