AMD to put holograms on chips

“ ANOTHER WEEK, another AMD announcement. The firm said today that it will put a 3D hologram on its boxed chips using Dupont Izon technology. However, it denies that this has anything to do with the reports about defective chips swilling around in the channel, although it is still to comment as promised on the reports, …more

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AMD Kicks Off New Year With Mobile Performance Personified

“ AMD today announced that it will usher in a new era in mobile computing.  AMD Turion 64 mobile technology  was unveiled by six-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong at an AMD event at the International CES 2005 show in Las Vegas. Based on award-winning AMD64 technology, AMD Turion 64 mobile technology is uniquely optimized to …more

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Fatal1ty cock of the gaming pile again

“ THE GAMING boi wundah – Fatal1ty – is fresh from his crushing defeat at the hands of Chinese wunderkind Rocket Boy and is here at CES taking on all comers. To his indubitable pleasure, he is back on a winning streak. Playing Painkiller, rather than his favoured Doom 3, Fatal1ty wooed crowds in the Innovations …more

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Emachines A64 notebooks discontinued

“ With no fanfair, EMachines/Gateway have discontinued the M6xxx series of Athlon 64 Notebooks, as can be seen on their website. Oddly enough, the frontpage of Emachines’ website still displays the A64 logo, even though none of the offered models contain A64s. ‘New’ Gateway A64 model notebooks have been appearing in the last two months, such …more

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MS AntiSpyware vs Ad-Aware vs SpyBot

“Microsoft AntiSpyware offers plenty of features which is sure to turn some heads. Not only does it scan for spyware/adware, it can also offer real-time protection which prevents spyware from being installed in the first place. Though Microsoft’s new toy offers really nice feature as we are about to explore, how well does it match up against …more

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An in-depth look at Dothan: Intel’s Pentium M

“ If you?re an Intel enthusiast, the last eleven and a half months haven?t been especially bright, especially when compared to the heady days of 2002 and 2003, when Northwood hadn?t met a clockspeed it didn?t like, and Canterwood could do no wrong.  The retail market?s pre-launch anticipation of what was widely seen as Pentium 4?s …more

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The Free Lunch is Over: Intel, AMD, and Apple in 2005.

“Every year around this time, various manufacturers and companies line up to talk about how great their Next Big Thing will be.  Coincidentally, this is also when we reviewers and editors line up to tell you how great the next year will be.  After you rinse, wash, and repeat this cycle for a couple of …more

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ATI RS400 puts Intel 915 graphic to shame

“ AT THE SHOW we manage to see still the unannounced ATI RS400 motherboard. That is the Intel based motherboard with IGP core inside. It was funny to see motherboard with integrated graphic running some proper Shaders in medium quality and to be able to run game such as Far Cry. We saw this system side …more

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Pentium M Sonoma starts selling in Japan

“ WE SAID that Intel would start selling its updated Pentium Ms using a 533MHz front side bus in Japan, and sure enough that?s started. Intel hasn?t officially launched the Sonoma and updated Pentium Ms in the rest of the world ? we think the date for that is supposed to be the 18th of January. …more

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Nforce 5 SLI picture emerges

“ WE ASKED NVIDIA about Nforce 5 motherboards and Nvidia said that it isn’t showing it off here. Nvidia said that we will see such boards sometimes later this quarter as it’s too early to show them. However we managed to take a picture of the board when we least expected it. It is still a …more

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Moder’s dream girl and her new rig!

Like me i know there are many guys out there who are looking for that perfect girl, you know the one. She likes anime , computers, gaming…. Well your search is over Jessica “JessAlba452″ Sheen a forum member over at pimprig.com become that perfect girl. Just don’t try to date her for her computer she …more

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ATI Radeon Xpress 200 is highly overclockable

“ WE MET ATI here in Vegas but we were surprised to see ATI’s chipset used in heavily overclocking situations. ATI managed to overclock systems to FSB 315 times 8.5 resulting a frequency of 2677.5 MHz on Athlon FX 55 core. The machine was water-cooled and had new X850XT Platinum Edition card overclocked from 540 MHz …more

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INQUIRER snowed in, in Las Vegas

The weather is pretty awful today, snow off and on, cold hard rain, wind. Its so funny when i tell people I live here they can’t believe it ever even rains.   “ THERE?S ENOUGH snow flakes flying down here in Las Vegas for us to be able to say with strong conviction we?re snowed in. …more

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IBM-led consortium to build Fab in N.Y.’s Tech Valley

AMD, Chartered, Infineon, Samsung, Sony, and Toshiba, all led by IBM, are investing $1.9-billion towards the construction of a 300mm wafer Fab in N.Y.’s Hudson Valley. The news should bode well for the economy around East Fishskill, and the city of Albany perhaps giving N.Y State’s Tech Valley the same production status as it’s West Coast counterpart Silicon Valley.  In related news ASML manufacturer of lithography equipment, …more

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