GIGABYTE Targets High-Volume Market Segments With New AGP 8X Graphics Accelerato

Boasting performance enhancing features such as support for Microsoft DirectX 9.0 Shader Model 3.0, NVIDIA UltraShadow II and Intellisample 3.0 technology, the GV-N62128DE delivers the latest VGA technologies to the mainstream market. Furthermore, the onboard GeForce 6200 GPU includes NVIDIA PureVideo to deliver crisp, vibrant video to the PC that, together with the card?s ultra …more

Microsoft and SingTel Strike Partnership

Microsoft Corporation and Singapore Telecommunications Limited (SingTel) today announced their collaboration to launch Windows Mobile-based devices enabled with ‘Live’ content.  This first-of-its-kind service provides “live” info-tainment direct to customers on their mobile phones.   Together with content partners like AXN, Xbox, MSN and SingTel’s IDEAS, this live info-tainment will enable Singaporeans to truly be mobile.  …more

Sony Prepares WWAN-Equipped VAIO Laptops

So like, my new notebook is already out of date?  Click on the link below to read about this latest notebook technology in the Legit Review Forums. Sony’s new VAIO T-Series notebooks, expected next month, will use Sony’s “SmartWi” technology to toggle between WLAN, WWAN, and Bluetooth connections. “The idea is to give the user …more

Mini Patch Day For Microsoft

Have you downloaded your Microsoft patch today? Last month’s update patched 18 different vulnerabilities including three for Internet Explorer. The May update is the first in months not to include an Internet Explorer update, though security firm Secunia still lists 19 vulnerabilities as being un-patched. On the other side of the browser coin, the open …more

Novell Acquires Immunix To Add A Security Layer To Linux

Is Linux soon to be the most secure operating system ever?  Read the story in the Legit Review Forums and say what you think! In a move to improve the security of applications running in Linux environments, Novell has acquired Immunix Inc. and its AppArmor software. Novell announced the deal Tuesday, but didn’t disclose how …more

Microsoft Launches Windows Mobile 5.0

Mobiles and handhelds are hot, hot, hot and Microsoft is making sure that it’s new mobile operating system, Windows Mobile 5, sizzles with the rest of the big players in the red hot PDA and Smartphone market place. Microsoft launched its next generation Windows Mobile platform as it attempts to elevate its standing in the mobile …more

FCC Anti-Piracy Play Rejected

“Television audiences, whether they subscribe to cable or satellite service or not, are benefiting from the higher quality picture of digital programming,” said MPAA President Dan Glickman. “If the broadcast flag cannot be used, program providers will have to weigh whether the risk of theft is too great over free, off-air broadcasting.” TechNewsWorld

‘Extremely Critical’ Bugs Found In Firefox

A pair of unpatched vulnerabilities in Mozilla’s Firefox Web browser — rated as “extremely critical” by one security firm — could allow an attacker to take control of a PC simply by getting a user to visit a malicious Web site, Mozilla said Sunday. Because proof-of-concept code has been leaked — as were the vulnerabilities …more

Google Knocked Offline Saturday, But Not A Hack

Google was off-line for a short time Saturday evening due to an undisclosed DNS problem. The search service was unavailable from 6:45 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. EDT, Saturday, May 7, Google acknowledged. Some users were unable to reach for longer periods as individual DNS servers took different amounts of time to update once Google …more

PalmOne Confirms New Type Of Mobile Device In Works

PalmOne Confirms New Type Of Mobile Device In Works

Will this new Mobile Manager help PalmOne recover their waning market shares in the PDA marketplace?  I for one would like to see them offer some choices in the operating systems they offer on their devices. Within days of the accidental posting on of its forthcoming LifeDrive Mobile Manager, palmOne Monday issued a press release acknowledging it is …more

AMD Dual-Core Chip faster & better than Pentium EE840

Advanced Micro Devices have succeeded in beating rival Intel once again. Their Dual-Core desktop processor was tested and compared to Intel?s dual-core Pentium Extreme Edition. It was found superior to the latter in many ways, or nearly ?across the board? as the company said. Essentially, dual-core chips are like having two CPUs built in one. …more

Motorola Debuts First Ever Nano Emissive Flat Screen Display Prototype

Building Upon Carbon Nanotube Technology, Motorola Prepares to Revolutionize the Flat Panel Display Industry. Motorola Labs today unveiled a working 5-inch color video display prototype based on proprietary Carbon Nanotube (CNT) technology ? a breakthrough technique that could create large, flat panel displays with superior quality, longer lifetimes and lower costs than current offerings. Optimized …more

U.K.: Open source could halve school IT bills

The Information and Communication Technology agency’s research, carried out by the British Educational Communications and Technology Association (BECTA), concluded that primary schools could cut computer costs by nearly half if they stop buying, operating and supporting products from software companies such as Microsoft, according to the London Times. ZDNet

Qualcomm Throws Support to Linux

At long last, Qualcomm < ?XML:NAMESPACE PREFIX = QUOTE />is supporting Linux on its chip solutions. This marks the first time the company has ever supported a third-party OS. Integrated single-chip Linux support on Qualcomm’s Mobile Station Modem (MSM) 6550, according to the company, improves the efficiency of running Linux on a cell phone, becuase …more