Inquirer Bunny or Voodoo Bunny?

Dejavu. More claims of Dell going AMD, but this time, from Voodoo PC’s Rahul Sood. Charlie Demerjian at The Inquirer would beg to differ, and there is now a friendly wager going on. The loser will don a bunny suit for IDF this fall, so it should make for a interesting event when it rolls …more

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AMD’s Next-gen Socket F Revealed

Although at this time, details are scarce, we have found a site that has posted up some images of AMD’s next-generation Opteron socket, called Socket F. This socket has 1207 pins and will support future quad-core Opteron processors. AMD’s Socket F will be a LGA-type socket with 1207 pins, and is an entirely new design …more

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Microsoft vows to fight South Korean antitrust decision

Microsoft Corp. vowed Friday to appeal a decision by South Korea’s antitrust regulators concluding the U.S. company had abused its market dominance and ordering it to offer alternative versions of Windows. The fine against Microsoft is only $33.6 million, but I guess that is still a large chunk of change to hand over. Earlier Friday, …more

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Judge delays decision on BlackBerry cutoff

A U.S. judge on Friday stopped short of ordering an immediate shutdown of millions of BlackBerry portable e-mail devices, but reminded manufacturer Research In Motion Ltd. it had already been found to have infringed the patents of NTP Inc. Wrapping up nearly four hours of arguments, Spencer said there was no escaping that RIM had …more

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Lenovo Moves Past China And Enters The World Market

China’s Lenovo Group Ltd. introduced the first computers under its own brand name outside China on Thursday (Feb. 23) as part of a worldwide launch. It will be interesting to see how they do. Ever since they took over the IBM PC Business they have seemed to really take off thanks to the success of …more

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High Noon Showdown Comes Today For BlackBerry

BlackBerry maker Research in Motion and patent holding firm NTP face off today, when a hearing begins on whether to shut down the popular wireless e-mail device in the U.S. At the hearing in a district court in Richmond, Va., Judge James Spencer could grant NTP’s request to shut down Waterloo, Ontario-based RIM’s BlackBerry operations …more

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Intel Downgraded By Friedman Billings Ramsey

Intel (INTC) was slapped with a downgrade this morning by Friedman Billings Ramsey, which also slashed its price target on the chip giant. Shares of Intel were edging down 7 cents to $20.22 in early morning trading. FBR cut its rating on Intel to market perform from outperform and lowered its price target on the …more

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Rumor: The nVidia Geforce 7600 GT has 12 pipes at 560 MHz+

Fudo thinks he figured out some more information on the nVidia Geforce 7600GT video card and thinks we will see 585+ MHz from the partners. Don’t forget about the rumored ATI X1800GTO though. This card is rumored to have 12 pipelines, a 500MHz core clock, 1GHz GDDR3 memory frequency, and a 256 bit interface. Geforce …more

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DDR2 Contract Prices Continue To Rise

After reporting record-high sequential growth for both DDR and DDR2 contract prices in the first half of February, the growth momentum of both memory types weakened in the second half of February, but DDR2 still managed to record an almost 10% sequential price growth amid the current shortage. DRAMeXchange notes that most DRAM makers are …more

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Dell?s PC shipment expected to grow 20-25% in 2006

Dell?s PC shipments are likely to grow 20-25% on-year in 2006 despite concerns about its business outlook. Good news for Dell and share holders, but now Dell has to hit the mark! Dell is unlikely to adjust its projected order volumes to notebook contract makers in Taiwan simply due to a re-scheduling of its analyst …more

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The Empire Strikes Back

The Chinese Empire that is. The desktop PC, after being all but abandoned by IBM and then its entire division sold to Chinese based Lenovo, appeared to be on its last legs, but it was not meant to be. With Lenovo in charge and equiped with its low cost manufacturing capabilities, the ThinkCentre line has …more

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Google Page Creator

/. has a post up on Google’s newly released Page Creator. PC World also has a blurb on their blog about the service. Seems that everyone is pretty excited about this free webpage offering by google. One of our forum members even posted about it in our forums before I could get the story! Seoulstriker …more

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PlayStation 3 Prices

CNET has an article posted up that explains why the PlayStation 3 is going to cost Sony so much money. They have a nice little chart that compares the PlayStation 3 to the XBox360 part-by-part. Check out the article for the details! The pricing disparity between the components for the two consoles comes largely because …more

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Is Intel’s Viiv Marketing Flawed?

The folks at the INQ seem to think so with their opinion article titled, "Intel Viiv is stupid and broken." In this article, they explain why enthusiasts will never be able to legally build an official Viiv platform PC. Mainly because Viiv depends on Microsoft"s Media Center which you can not buy without an OEM …more

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