Memorex releases 4GB USB drive

Memorex have released a new 4GB flash drive, according to The Inquirer. The size is what caught my attention. Read on for details. A USB flash drive that holds 4GB of memory is the smallest on the planet, Memorex claimed today. The drive, called the Mega Travel Drive, has a suggested price of $150, and …more

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Spansion introduces Package-on-Package flash memory for portable devices

As most LR readers already know Spansion are pushing forward with their MirrorBit(tm) technology. They have now released new flash memory for portable devices like mobile phones. Spansion’s MirrorBit(tm)technology is a proprietary technology, which stores two bits of data in a single memory cell, doubling the density of each memory cell. Spansion, a flash memory …more

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Microsoft to ship Xbox 360 Nov 22 in US

The Xbox is to be released on the 22nd of November. Europe and Japan won’t see it until the 2nd and 10th of December respectivly. There will be a high-end version available with wireless capability and a detachable hard drive. The high-end version will cost ~$400, $100 more than the standard version. Microsoft will have …more

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ATI Radeon X1800 graphics card expected to cost US$599

Digitimes is reporting that the ATI Radeon X1800 will be initially priced at US$599. This is $159 more than the flagship nVidia Geforce 7800GTX that can be found for $440 shipped via online retailers. The upcoming ATI R-series graphics cards are expected to hit the market in October, with the R520, RV530, and RV515 expected …more

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Google unveils blog search site

Google has launched a dedicated search site for weblogs. The database behind the search site will index all weblogs not just the ones published on the Google-owned blog writing site Blogger. Now Google users can can look up particular journals, authors or track down specific posts with ease. You can try out the Blog Search …more

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PC Partner Releases Their First Motherboard with ATI’s R200 Chipset

PC Partner Releases Their First Motherboard with ATI’s R200 Chipset

Today we recieved the first product releated press release from motherboard maker PC Parter. PC Partner?s RS482MK9-A64S motherboard is a cost-effective board that has been targeted at the system builders and OEM channels for mass market appeal. If you have never heard of the company keep an eye on them! PC Partner, covers a comprehensive …more

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Zotob Worm Creator in Rabat Court

A Moroccan magistrate questioned an 18-year-old science student in court on Tuesday about his alleged role in unleashing computer worms that disrupted networks across the United States last month. Farid Essebar was arrested in Morocco just 12 days after the worm was sent out. Farid Essebar appeared before the investigating magistrate in Rabat for three …more

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October 2005 Playboy Issue Features Video Game Sirens

We have been told by Chirs Morris that eight female game characters will once again rerate themselves as AO (Adults Only) for October’s issue of Playboy. So which lucky video vixens will be baring all? Guess you will just have to buy an issue to be 100% certain. Jacqui, a cheerleader from “Midway’s Blitz: The …more

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Judge Allows Kai-Fu Lee to work for Google

A state judge has finally cleared the way Tuesday for a former Microsoft Corp. executive to perform most of the tasks rival Google Inc. had hired him to do. This means that Kai-Fu Lee can recruit and staff workers at Google’s new center in China. King County Superior Court Judge Steven Gonzalez’s decision supersedes a …more

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Executive Carousel Continues at Activision

For the second time in four months Activision has lured away a manager from P&G and has hired them into an executive office. This week Thomas Tippl was hired in as the new chief financial officer. Last week, the president of its publishing division, Kathy Vrabeck, resigned. In July Richard Steele was moved from being …more

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ATI Showcases X850XT’s Running on Windows Vista PC’s

ATI Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ:ATYT) today announced it is the principal graphics provider for Microsoft’s sold-out Professional Developer’s Conference (PDC) in Los Angeles. As a Gold Level Conference Sponsor, ATI provided over 300 ATI Radeon X850 XT graphics cards to be featured in PCs showcasing Microsoft’s highly anticipated Windows Vista? Operating System (OS) at the event. …more

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Nintendo’s Game Boy Micro Sells Better Than Expected

Nintendo’s Game Boy Micro Sells Better Than Expected

Nintendo Co.’s new game console Game Boy Micro arrived on store shelves in Tokyo this morning. The new mobile phone-sized game console, available in Japan in five colors, attracted better-than-expected orders on its debut on Tuesday, though less than Game Boy Advance SP did on its opening day. Expect the Game Boy Micro to be …more

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Walton Chaintech Not Leaving Motherboard Market

Chaintech Computer Co., today announced that it has ?no plans to abandon the motherboard market.? The comments are in response to published news stories, which incorrectly reported that the company would phase out its motherboard business. Chaintech announced that Walton Advanced Engineering, Inc. has acquired a 25-percent stake in Chaintech and the company will be …more

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Intel 975X chipset to support Nvidia?s SLI and ATI?s CrossFire

Intel?s forthcoming high-end 975X chipset, which is expected to be launched in the first quarter of next year, will support both Nvidia?s SLI and ATI Technologies? ?CrossFire? dual-graphics technology, according to sources at Taiwan motherboard makers. Now all Intel has to do it make them, which might not be so easy with their Fab’s running …more

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