H-P, Gateway Settle Litigation For $16.7 Million

Gateway has agreed to pay Hewlett-Packard $47 million to settle a patent litigation between the two companies. It’s amazing to see Gateway go from $81 a share in 1999 to just over $2.25 a share in 2006. How times change! The deal, announced by both companies Wednesday, resolves all patent infringement claims between the two …more

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World of Warcraft Has 6 Million Players

Did you know that the worldwide customer base for World of Warcraft (WoW) is now at more than 6 million players. If you want to talk about a company that has changed the face of gaming in recent years Blizzard would be it! If you want to know why video game sales are down that …more

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ATI Technologies Launches the CrossFire Xpress 3200 Chipset

ATI Technologies today launched the CrossFire Xpress 3200 chipset-delivering the enthusiast gaming platform of the future. Developed from the ground up for multi-GPU gaming, the CrossFire Xpress 3200 chipset enables the world’s fastest gaming performance, advanced overclocking capabilities and bedrock stability available in an AMD-based PC motherboard today. Boards from ASUS can be found today! …more

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SiS to produce DRAM modules

SiS are to enter the Dram market according to Digitimes. According to their sources SiS will be making DDR2 and DDR1-400 modules with the help of their parent company United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC). SiS has purchased several module testers and expects to start shipping DRAM modules soon after receiving validation from its clients, according to …more

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Google Offers National Archive Videos For Free

I think that this is a really great idea that will help the entire world. The National Archives and Google are teaming up to allow unprecedented access to historical film properties for free with just the click of a mouse. I personally will be checking into this and seeing what these rare films look like. …more

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The KODE5 Global Gaming Revolution Begins

Remember ACON4 and ACON5 over in China that featured some of the best Warcraft 3 players in the world? While the event was started by ABIT and ended some of the original founders have changed names, but kept the event nearly the same. Now called KODE5 it is still alive and kicking. If you play …more

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Intel Invests $300 Million In Ho Chi Minh City

Intel Corporation today announced it will invest $300 million (US) to build a semiconductor assembly and test facility in Ho Chi Minh City. This represents the first such investment by the semiconductor industry in Vietnam and supports Intel?s strategy to invest to support overall demand. Construction of this facility will begin immediately. This new facility …more

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Blu-ray Comes To America on May 23rd

Blu-ray Disc will go on sale in the US in 23 May, according to Sony’s home video division, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, MGM Home Entertainment and Samsung. The South Korean giant will ship its BD-P1000 hardware on that date, ready to play the eight films the two content companies will release on the same day. …more

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ASUS To Reorganize Into 15 Business Units

I knew that Austek Computer (ASUS) was a large company, but they are going to reorganize and now have 15 business units on March 1st. Each business unit will have their own marketing and sales team! Looks like things are getting even bigger over at ASUS! Taiwan-based motherboard maker Austek recently announced plans to reorganize …more

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On March 10th ABIT Will Figure Out A New Company Name

We have been working with ABIT since day 1 here at Legit Reviews and it will be weird not seeing their name in the community, but the memories will not be forgotten. With the ABIT/USI merger going ahead at full speed it seems likely that on March 10 ABIT will have a new name! At …more

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Microsoft to offer 6 versions of Windows Vista

Microsoft Corp. plans six core offerings of its upcoming Windows Vista operating system, targeting how people use computers instead of PC hardware specifications, the company said on Monday. That should make benchmarking interesting, but rumor has it that Windows Vista Home Premium will be the version most of us use. The world’s largest software maker …more

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Geforce 7900 GT has 7800 GTX 256 performance for $299

Fudo at The Inq. says the upcoming nVidia GeForce 7900GT will perform better than the current nVidia GeForce 7800GTX and do so fo just $299. If this rumor turns out to be true it will be music to the ears of all those holding out for the next generation cards. Nvidia will price those cards …more

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World Population To Hit 6.5 Billion Today

Do you think the United States has a high population density? If you do think again because today the planet will host 6.5 billion people for the first time ever. All the deaths from medical issues and guns that kill it seems that humans are having sex now more than ever. Git-R-Done! On Saturday, Feb. …more

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3DLabs going mobile

Creative Technology, the parent company of 3DLabs has announced that the company is withdrawing from the workstation graphics market and will be focusing more on mobile graphics. It should be no small wonder though, what with nVidia and ATi having such a commanding presence in the graphics market with their substantially cheaper Quadro and FireGL …more

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