AMD Stock Falls 26.38% In a Single Day!

Last Friday AMD stock closed at $20.13 and this morning the stock opened at $16.63.  Through a rough day of trading shares of AMD closed at $14.82, which is down $5.31! This is all following the chip maker’s warning that its fourth-quarter operating income would be “down significantly” from the third quarter. “Stocks sagged Tuesday as …more

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Microsoft Malicious Software Removal Tool TITAN, release today

“ Starting from January 11th, 2005, Microsoft will provide Windows customers with Malicious Software Removal Tools. New versions of these tools will be available monthly (second Tuesday of every month on the same schedule that Microsoft already delivers other security updates) or more frequently if necessary. These removal tools are an extension of virus or worm …more

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Yahoo moves into desktop search

“ INTERNET search site Yahoo has launched software to allow people to search e-mail and other files on their PCs. Yahoo is following in the steps of Google and Microsoft both of which have offered a similar service.” The Inquirer

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New Apple Mac Mini

Apple drops the bomb with its $499 Mac Mini with OSX. This thing is sleek small and i want one, just because OSX is one of the best operating systems i have ever used. “Live the digital life in stylish simplicity. Just 6.5 inches wide and 2 inches tall, Mac mini provides what you need …more

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Winter-een-mas

Tim Buckley, the writer and artist for Ctrl+Alt+Del, has set up a website for the soon to be world wide gamer holiday, its a bit bare at the moment but im sure events will start popping up as more and more people hear about Winter-een-mas. “Winter-een-mas is a celebration of video games and the gamers …more

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Intel’s Sonoma to Launch Next Week

” Intel plans to launch the second generation of its Centrino mobile processor platform at a January 19 event in San Francisco, the Santa Clara, California, company confirmed today. The new platform, code-named Sonoma, will include a new version of Intel’s Pentium M mobile processor, a new wireless chip, and a new chip set, which Intel …more

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Reivew Roundup

Today’s Must Read Review:  Doc Overclock from motherboards.org has posted a really good article on DDR2 memory, if you have the time it is very informative and a good read.  “ As much as enthusiasts loathe the “slow” performance of DDR2 over standard DDR, nothing can stop DDR2 from taking over. Why do I say this? The …more

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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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