OCZ Technology Signs with D&H Distributing

OCZ Technology Group, a worldwide leader in innovative, ultra-high performance and high reliability memory, today announced it has signed a distribution agreement with D&H Distributing, one of the nation’s leading technology distributors specializing in emerging trends across IT, Electronics, Entertainment and Gaming. Upon signing with D&H, OCZ?s extensive collection of renowned DRAM memory, flash products …more

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Sun changing Java to open-source

omputer server and software maker Sun Microsystems Inc. said Monday that it had begun to make its Java technology an open-source software project available for free on the Internet. Making Java an open-source project allows programmers from around the world to examine, modify, fix bugs and contribute new features in Java’s underlying code. It requires …more

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With IE 7, green means go for legit sites

Starting early next year, the address bar in Internet Explorer 7 will turn green when surfing to a legitimate Web site–but only in some cases, not all. The colored address bar is designed to be a sign that a specific site can be trusted, giving people the green light to carry out transactions there. It …more

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Sony sold 88,400 PS3s in Japan in 2 days

Sony Corp. sold 88,400 units of its PlayStation 3 game console in the first two days after the launch in Japan, leaving most stores without any stock, video game magazine publisher Enterbrain said on Monday. According to Enterbrain, Sony sold 88,400 units combined on Saturday and Sunday, depleting stocks at most electronics retailers that were …more

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Rumor: Kingston To Increase Investment in China Packaging Subsidiary

Kingston Technology will invest about 240 million yuan in its Shenzhen subsidiary, Payton Technology, to boost monthly window ball-grid array (WBGA) capacity to 10 million units, according to media reports in China. According to Payton’s official website, the Kingston subsidiary launched the WBGA project with the investment amount set at 240 million yuan. Mass production …more

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ECS Announces The PN2 SLI2+ Extreme 680i SLI Motherboard

Elitegroup Computer Systems, Inc. today announced the new PN2 SLI2+ Extreme motherboard based on the latest NVIDIA nForce 680i SLI media and communication processor (MCP). Designed for the Intel Core2 platform, PN2 SLI2 Extreme tops every enthusiast?s wish list with support for processors with blazing fast 1333GHz Front Side Bus (FSB), DDR2-1200 and precise overclocking …more

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Insane: Microsoft Spent 18 Months for Vista Start Up Sound

Some musicians spend 18 months working on a whole album. At Microsoft Corp., that’s how long it took to perfect just four seconds of sound. Of course, this isn’t just any four-second clip. It’s the sound ? a soft da-dum, da-dumm, with a lush fade-out ? that millions of computer users will hear every day, …more

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IBM accelerates push into 3D virtual worlds – Second Life

IBM is ramping up its push into virtual worlds with an investment of roughly $10 million over the next 12 months, including an expanded presence within the popular 3D online universe Second Life. Chairman and Chief Executive Sam Palmisano is set to visit Second Life on Tuesday, following a “town hall” meeting with some 7,000 …more

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Is There a Flash Memory RAID in Your Future?

Hard disk advocates have long looked down their noses at flash storage. But enterprise storage pros may be thinking differently about solid state, even (gasp!) for RAID. Flash memory is catching the notice of IT storage pros, whether from dealing with the increased use of USB thumb drives by the mobile work force or pondering …more

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Dell bucks the notebook-outsourcing trend

In a year that has seen a lot of changes at Dell, tradition is holding in one key area of the company’s manufacturing strategy: building notebook computers. Dell, of course, rose to prominence by emphasizing a direct sales model and building computers based on actual customer orders, rather than on the expectation of orders and …more

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ECS Elitegroup Named NVIDIA Authorized Board Partner

Elitegroup Computer Systems, Inc. today announced it has been named NVIDIA?s authorized board partner. To be recognized by NVIDIA and invited to join the program, it means ECS Elitegroup has designed and manufactured a substantial number of NVIDIA based motherboards over the years. To celebrate the launch of the latest nForce 680i SLI chipset based …more

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NVIDIA GeForce 8800GTX Review List

With the NVIDIA GeForce 8800GTX launch today the internet is full of articles on the new graphics card and the list below should be able to hold you over for the time being! NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTX @ Legit Reviews NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTX @ Bootdaily NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTX @ [H]ard|OCP NVIDIA GeForce 8800 …more

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NVIDIA Announces CUDA – GPU Computing

NVIDIA Corporation today unveiled NVIDIA CUDA technology, a fundamentally new architecture for computing on NVIDIA graphics processing units (GPUs), and the industry?s first C-compiler development environment for the GPU. CUDA-enabled GPUs offer dedicated features for computing, including the Parallel Data Cache, which allows 128, 1.35GHz processor cores in newest generation NVIDIA GPUs to cooperate with …more

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NVIDIA Makes Adrianne Curry The First Real-Time Virtual Celerity

In a move that is sure to send waves through Hollywood, model and television star Adrianne Curry and the worldwide leader in programmable graphics processor technologies, NVIDIA Corporation, have announced today they have teamed up to create the world?s first real-time, virtual celebrity. This breakthrough, which is enabled by NVIDIA?s new flagship graphics technology, will …more

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