Intel Looks To Make WiMax Affordable

Apparently Intel is actively working to ramp up production so consumers looking to leverage wireless broadband won’t be confronted with massive price tags.     While WiMax chip sets are being shipped from an Intel plant in Panang, Malaysia for a price of $45 to those who buy in bulk, the cost of a WiMax modem would still exceed $500. …more

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AMD Dual-Core Opteron Prices Revealed

Just in case we were all agonizing over what to do with all that extra cash we’ve been hoarding, Intel and AMD have solved the problem with their new dual core processor pricings.  How soon will you make the leap to the new dual core PCs? The entry-level Opteron 865 processor will be priced at …more

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Intel desktop product mix gets more complicated

Even if you remain unconvinced that dual core chips are the way to go for your organisation or for you personally, the blurring of the product lines for Intel desktop processors will increase over the next 10 months or so as the firm changes its product mix to include VT and EM64T features. The Inquirer

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Microsoft to Extend the Reach of Live Communications Server 2005 to Mobile Devices

Being on the go, or out in the field no longer means being out of touch in today’s “always on, always connected” society. Microsoft Corp. today announced it is extending Microsoft(R) Office Live Communications Server 2005 capabilities to mobile devices, enabling companies to deploy trusted instant messaging (IM) and presence-enabled solutions that provide a consistent …more

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Java glitch hits OS X update

Minor updates can turn out to be major headaches for businesses and lone consumers alike. A minor update to Mac OS X is causing headaches for some computer owners, who find their systems no longer work properly when using Java-based applications or visiting certain Web sites. Apple Computer acknowledged the problem late on Monday and posted a …more

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Seagate Extends Momentus Family of Notebook Drives With Market’s Highest Capacity – 120GB

As a new owner of a laptop who is already wishing I had a larger hard drive capacity, I’m all for more storage space on the go; just don’t make it feel like I’m toting around a desktop. Further strengthening its position in the mobile computing market, Seagate Technology (NYSE: STX) is expanding its line …more

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AMD, Courting Hollywood, Links Up with DreamWorks

I love Shrek.  I guess you could call me a Shrekky.  If the marriage between DreamWorks Animation SKG and AMD means more great entertainment like Shrek, then I say bring it on!   DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc., the maker of the animated movie “Shrek,” has signed a three-year deal to create films with computers that have …more

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Microsoft Launches New Ad Campaign for Windows

While Microsoft tinkers, and tinkers, and tinkers with it’s new state of the art Windows OS, code-named Longhorn, it will spend the next 15 months reminding you why Windows is the number one OS in the world. Redmond, Washington-based Microsoft declined to say how much it would spend on the global television, print and online marketing effort, …more

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Skype launches new premium services, plans more

Skype Me!  I’ve been using the free P2P version for over a year now and can only say good things about it.  Skypers can anticipate new premium features like video conferencing and even people with regular old phones will be able to Skype you now. SkypeIn lets non-Skype users reach registered customers; new services planned …more

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Dell Moves On Dual-Core Intel CPUs

Dell Moves On Dual-Core Intel CPUs

Looks like the new dual-core processors are locked and loaded, and ready to land on a desk top near you!  Will these new “super machines” be a gamers delight?  An overclockers dream?    Dell Monday announced a pair of desktop PCs that will be among the first to rely on Intel’s new dual-core processor. When they come available …more

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Intel reveals Wimax wireless chip

Wimax isn’t ground breaking news, but it looks like Intel officially unveiled the new wireless chipset that is supposed to bring the net to rural areas. Tech giant Intel has unveiled a chip that gives access to wide-reaching wireless networks. The new chip uses Wimax, which enables broadband connections over several miles, unlike the short …more

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Adobe to buy Macromedia for $3.4 billion

Big news today in the multimedia software industry as Adobe is looking to purchase Macromedia for 3.4 billion dollars. Both companies offer solid software that I personally use! Desktop publishing specialist Adobe Systems is buying multimedia software maker Macromedia in a $3.4 billion deal geared toward building a multimedia powerhouse. The all-stock deal should create …more

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Sapphire X800 XL PCI-E Card Review

For those who are looking for a good midrange graphics card, XtremeComputing has taken a look at the Sapphire Radeon X800XL. Check out the forums for links to this review and more. Taking a closer look at the cards GPU block reveals Sapphire tribal alien again on show, I also noticed the grim reality that …more

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First Look: PalmOne Tungsten E2 PDA

PalmOne, a leading maker of handheld computers has a new gadget on the market that should appeal to those with smaller wallets but good taste. Head on over to the forums for the link as well as links to other news around the web! “PalmOne has been a strong leader in developing Personal Digital Assistants …more

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