Kingston and Actimagine Help Make Smartphones Movie Friendly

Kingston Technology recently announced that it is joining forces with Actimagine to deliver a secure, high-quality mobile media solution, effectively allowing mobile phones with expansion memory capabilities to view full-length feature films, TV programs, music videos and other video content while preserving copyright protection and preventing duplication of the viewing material. Now if we can …more

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FDA to review wireless phone safety

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Thursday it will review wireless phone safety following a recently published study that raised concerns about a heightened risk of brain cancer. I’m sure holding a phone on your head for long periods of time doesn’t do our body good, so be sure to limit use! The …more

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San Francisco selects Google/Earthlink for citywide WiFi

The decision has been made! With a Google/Earthlink partnership, ‘Goolink WiFi’ will blanket San Francisco with a free internet service (with ads). However, users can also elect to pay $20/month and utilize a faster connection and ad-free service. When is St. Louis going to get free internet? As we expected, the GooLink WiFi partnership between …more

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Intel’s Viiv-talking pitch for PCs

After Intel’s unveiling of ‘Viiv’ in 2005, consumers today are found staring at the colorful label and wondering, “what’s the difference?” While we sometimes are stuck wondering the same thing, this CNET article helps explain the difference and share what the future of Viiv holds. Early adopters of PCs based on Intel’s Viiv technology are …more

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Marvell Says Their 802.11n Puts the Competition in Doghouse

Marvell today announced the Marvell TopDog branded family of 802.11n IEEE draft compliant products for consumer, enterprise, and mobile markets. By working closely with industry leading OEMs, Marvell has enabled them to be first to market with 802.11n IEEE draft compliant products. No word on pricing, but as with all new technology a premium must …more

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Kingston HyperX Certified for ATI CrossFire Xpress 3200 Boards

Kingston Technology today announced ATI certification of its HyperX DDR PC-3200 (400 MHz) modules on the CrossFire Xpress 3200 chipsets for AMD processors. Already certified are Kingston HyperX DDR2 PC2-5400 (675 MHz) and DDR2 PC2-6400 (800 MHz) for the CrossFire Xpress 1600 for Intel processors. This basically means that Kingston memory has been fully tested …more

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Intel First With 65nm NOR Flash Memory Chips

Intel Corporation is the first to sample NOR multi-level cell flash memory chips at 1-gigabit density using its advanced 65-nanometer (nm) process technology. Intel?s NOR Flash memory chips are used in devices such as cell phones to manage critical phone operations, handle Personal Information Management data and to store photos, music and videos. Samples will …more

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Kingston Launches Fully Buffered DIMM Memory Modules

Kingston Technology Company, Inc. today announced the release of their new line of Fully Buffered DIMM memory modules (FB-DIMM). These modules have been ready to ship for many months, so don’t expect a paper launch on FB-DIMM modules! All oof the Kingston FB-DIMM Modules are currently running at 533MHz with CAS Latencies of 4-4-4. Kingston?s …more

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Rumor: ATI’s R580+ is 90nm

Fudo over at The Inq. is back at it with his video card rumors and today he announces to the world that the ATI RD580+ will be 90nm. It makes sense to us after seeing the clock frequency that it is rumored to be running at. We learned from a multiple sources that the next …more

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Microsoft wins Census deal for 500,000 handsets

Microsoft Corp. won its biggest-ever contract for mobile-phone software, an order from the U.S. Census Bureau that covers 500,000 handsets. Sounds like a very sweet deal and I hope it doesn’t have any bugs! Microsoft expects to increase its mobile unit’s sales to $1 billion in one to three years, from $337 million last year, …more

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Hard Drive Maker Maxtor Cuts 900 Jobs

Soon-to-be-acquired Maxtor warned Wall Street that it will miss its first-quarter financial targets by a lot more than the proverbial mile and said it will cut 900 jobs in Singapore. The ugly meltdown, which includes a per-share loss that’s more than double analysts’ estimates, is the result of slow sales and customer defections brought on …more

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Apple’s enlisting, so sign up maggot!

After the months of labor and slaving away, die hard fanatics of Apple hardware (insert witty biting comment) have been rewarded by The Steve with Apple’s very own beta software (titled Boot Camp; also to be included in the upcoming OSX: Leopard) that will allow Mac users to install and run Windows on an Intel-based …more

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Apple releases Mac OS X 10.4.6 update

Apple has posted Mac OS X 10.4.6, the latest update to its ‘Tiger’ operating system. Released as both PowerPC and Intel versions, the new software incorporates the customary array of tweaks and fixes, but most notably incorporates a major revision of the OS’ iSync tool. Mac OS X 10.4.6 is delivered via the OS’ Software …more

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ATI R580+ aims for 750MHz core clock

Rumor has it that ATI’s upcoming high end chip is targeting a 750MHz core clock. That would be a 100MHz speed jump from the original, shipping and very available R580, but it could be just enough to make Nvidia’s life miserable. his is a magical number, as the G71 runs at around 100MHz faster than …more

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