S3 Graphics Launches Chrome S20 PCIe GPU’s

S3 Graphics Unveils Chrome S20 Series PCI Express Graphics Processors. Advanced 90nm lead-free manufacturing enables unprecedented 700Mhz core frequency for Chrome S27 and industry-leading performance per watt across the series, enabling silent yet powerful 8 pixel shader performance. Yes, this would make the Chrome S20 Series the fastest clocked retail card on the market, but …more

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Kingston Technology: PC demand to remain flat this quarter

The insiders at Kingston seem to think that PC demand this quarter will be lack luster again even with the upcoming holiday season right around the turn. While DRAM is slowing down right now NAND flash is really taking off thanks to all the new electronics that require memory chips! Although industry observers pointed out …more

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Online versions of Windows, Office unveiled

Remember the story posted about Ajax, an online office application company, entitled Web-based software challenges Windows? Well, Microsoft is giving Ajax their answer by unpinning their Office apps from the PC and placing them online. With Ajax and Google, amongst other companies, knocking on Microsoft’s back door with this online software, it will be interesting …more

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Fujitsu and S3 Graphics tie up to make 3D graphics processors

Announced today, Fujitsu has teamed up with graphics processor maker S3 to roll out their new line of GPU’s featuring the 90nm process technology. Perhaps we’ll see a little competition with ATI and Nvidia, who both currently have a tight reign over VGA solutions. Only time can tell on this one. Fujitsu today announced that …more

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New MSI CrossFire motherboard to hit market in mid-November

Crossfire is here people! MSI has introduced their newest motherboard today, which supports ATI’s CrossFire technology: the RD480 Neo2. Shipments start at the middle of this month. Micro-Star International (MSI) today introduced the RD480 Neo2, an AMD Socket-939 motherboard that supports ATI Technologies’ CrossFire dual-graphics technology, with volume shipments slated for the middle of November. …more

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Firefox 1.5 Release Candidate 1 is available for download!!

The first release candidate of Mozilla Firefox 1.5 is now available for download. There will be at least one more release candidate before the final launch of 1.5, but for those who want to try out the upcoming release this is your chance. The download is only 5Mb and has a great deal of improvements. …more

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Intel Opens 65nm FAB 12 in Chandler Arizona!!!

Intel Corporation has re-opened an advanced, high-volume semiconductor manufacturing facility in Chandler, Ariz., converting it to a leading-edge 300mm, 65nm process factory. Called Fab 12, the factory is Intel?s second volume-production fab using 65nm process technology produced on the industry?s largest wafer size (300mm). This is good news to all enthusiasts and for Intel as …more

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Dell Warns of Layoffs & Motherboard Replacements

Dell is going to have to replace numerous motherboards in Optiplex GX270 and GX280 business desktop PCs, due to faulty capacitors. If you have any of these systems at work or school you might want to contact Dell before your capacitors fail. The replacements are necessary as some capacitors on some motherboards shipped in its …more

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Nokia sees new mobile TV networks by mid-2006

Mobile phone giant Nokia expects mobile TV networks using its chosen standard to be up and running by the middle of next year, allowing people to watch live TV broadcasts on their cellphones. The new system is called Digital Video Broadcast-Handheld (DVB-H) and is supposed to be better than the existing third-generation (3G) and Digital …more

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China declares war on cell phone message scams

China has declared war on scams using mobile phone short messages that promise everything from fake cash prizes to sexual services to contract killings. It’s good to see other countries are getting fed up with the spam and scams that are starting to hit cell phones. Laws governing China’s mobile phone market have fallen behind …more

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Microsoft Increases Pressure on Korea Over Suit

Microsoft, the world?s biggest software maker, has renewed its threat to pull the Windows operating system out of Korea, if the ongoing investigation by the nation?s antitrust agency doesn?t turn out to be in its favor. Seems abit silly for Microsoft to threaten an entire country like this. I’d go open source in a second …more

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Too Much DDR2 Memory Means Oversupply and Lower Prices

Looks like the market has too much DDR2 memory floating around STILL and things are going to change anytime soon. Some in the industry expect the oversupply to ease by December as makers shift capacity to other memory types, such as NAND and DDR1. Due to the recent sharp drops in DDR2 pricing, some DRAM …more

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High-speed Internet Claims Could Disappoint Millions

Promises that next-gen broadband will deliver super-fast speeds in Europe is true, but only within 300 meters of the telephone exchange! If you happen to live greater than 300 meters away (more than likely you do) then only expect to get less than or equal to 8Mb per second! Don’t you hate marketing fluff? So-called …more

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AMD and IBM stick together to develop 32nm and 22nm processors

Now that 65nm processors are floating around it only makes since for companies to start talking about the next generation going smaller and faster. It looks like AMD and IBM are happy working with eachother and will be working on producing 22nm processors! AMD and IBM have extended their chip fabrication process development pact, the …more

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