• New record of SuperPI 1M @Coolaler.com!

    Our dear friends at Coolaler has done it one again, attaining a very nice score of 9.64s, overclocking the Conroe 6800XE on SuperPi 1M!

  • Intel Adds 3G to ‘Santa Rosa’ Mobile platform, in talks of WWAN

    Intel’s Santa Rosa platform is shaping up to be quite a technology tour de force. We already know that Santa Rosa will feature Robson technology which incorporates flash memory into the motherboard to increase application performance and decrease boot/resume times. Santa Rosa will also feature a new network chip...

  • Microsoft offers cut-down Windows for old PCs

    After officially cutting support for Windows 98 and Windows ME last week, Microsoft has unveiled a trimmed-down version of its flagship operating system dubbed Windows Fundamentals for Legacy PCs. Windows Fundamentals is based on the Service Pack 2 release of Windows XP Embedded, a spin-off of Windows XP Professional...

  • Intel unveils dual-core Itanium 2 processor

    After being delayed and seeing its front side bus and power management features cut down, Intel’s dual-core Itanium 2 processor has finally been released into the wild. Code-named Montecito, the new Itanium 2 is launching in six denominations as follows: Speed Cache Cores FSB Price Itanium 2 9050 1.6Ghz...

  • Daewoo Lucoms releases Solo M1 UMPC

    Korean manufacturer Daewoo Lucoms — a spin-off of Daewoo Electronics — has released its own version called the Solo M1. Specs on this one are almost identical to the Samsung Q1, as the two devices share the same low voltage 900MHz Intel Celeron processor, 7-inch touchscreen, 512MB of RAM,...

  • Sony unveils BWU-100A Blu-ray burner

    The BWU-100A Blu-ray burner doesn’t have a whole lot of surprises — other than that purple faceplate which will most likely totally clash with your PC case — but the $ 750 pricetag is a nice move. It also manages all three lasers types, allowing it to read and...

  • Samsung finally ships their HL-S5679W LED DLP

    We’ve been waiting on this one for a good long while, but we’re pleased to say that if your chosen flavor of TV happens to be a 1080p, LED-based DLP set with 56-inches of screen real estate and a hard to remember model number, Samsung has just the display...

  • Intel adds one more ultra-low voltage ‘Yonah’

    Intel’s U2500 Core Duo Yonah processor was released just a few weeks ago. The chip marked Intel’s first attempt at a dual-core ultra low-wattage CPU, and has thus far made quite a splash in the x86 world. So much so that Intel has decided to release an even lower...

  • Intel readies HDMI, ICH9 and picoBTX on latest ‘Bearlake’ Motherboard Lineup

    DailyTech previously reported on Intel’s upcoming Bearlake, the successor to the current Broadwater 965 chipset lineup. Intel’s latest Desktop Board roadmap reveals nearly a dozen upcoming motherboards based on the upcoming Bearlake chipset. The boards are still in early development stages but do reveal quite a bit of information...

  • Vendors gear up for Sonoma notebook inventory clearance

    Notebook vendors, including Acer, Dell and Hewlett-Packard (HP), with each receiving hundreds of thousands of Dothan processors from Intel, expect to completely clear their inventory of Sonoma notebooks by the end of the third quarter, according to sources at Taiwan notebook makers. As reported on June 29, notebook makers...

  • SanDisk to slash NAND flash finished goods prices by up to 15% this week

    Sources at the Taiwan distributor of SanDisk have indicated that the chipmaker has cut its NAND flash prices 10-15% this week. SanDisk’s price adjustment for its NAND-based finished goods will be applied globally, rather than just in specific regions, the sources noted. This will be the fourth price reduction...

  • Gigabyte DS4 and DQ6 spotted in Bell!

    We’ve spotted some new Gigabyte boards available in Bell Electronics, the Gigabyte DS4 and DQ6.

  • HP reveals tiny, tiny wireless chip

    Some of HP¡¯s biggest brains have created what the company claims is the world¡¯s tiniest wireless data chip. The vendor¡¯s Memory Spot technology, developed at its labs in Bristol, currently squeezes 256Kb to 4Mb of memory and an antenna into a device between 2mm and 4mm square. Or, as...

  • Microsoft ‘Zune’ DMP info leaked

    For a product that Microsoft hasn’t even officially confirmed, there sure is a whole lot of Zune info to be getting on with. The latest leaks are from Digital Music News, who has been reviewing some of the presentation material that Microsoft shared with top-level execs of partner companies....

  • Netac’s P210 multifunctional GPS receiver

    Engadget introduced this nifty GPS reciever by China-borne company Netac a while ago at their site. Preloaded with a complete Chinese map (well, maybe not complete- it seems that Taiwan is MIA), the P210 offers a 16.67 million-color, 3.5-inch touchscreen display, an FM transmitter for streaming MP3 tracks to...

  • Intel drops ATI’s chipset in latest Mainboard lineup

    ACCORDING to a recent Intel roadmap, there will be no more ATI based boards used in Intel desktop motherboards. The D102GGC2, also known as Grant County 2, is the last one that sits on Intel’s 2006/2007 roadmap. This board is the only integrated board that Intel offered in first...

  • OCZ develops CPU cooling

    OCZ doesn’t stop and doesn’t sleep at all. The company just announced a CPU cooler and it is going back to its old roots. We remember that it used to have the CPU coolers some 12 to 18 months ago, but they didn’t mess with the new designs that...

  • Intel Santa Rosa to include Windigo

    NAPA’S LIFE as a notebook platform is assured until the second quarter of 2007, Intel told its partners last week. But when super duper Santa Rosa dawns in the second quarter of next year, it will now include WWAN technology dubbed “Windigo”. Intel’s “Merom” notebook chips which somewhat confusingly...

  • Intel to introduce ‘Tulsa’ enterprise MP processor in Q3

    CHIP FIRM Intel has told its partners that it will now introduce its “Tulsa” enterprise MP processor in Q3, rather than the fourth quarter, as originally slated. Tulsa will be numbered the 71xx series, and will be dual core chip but supporting 16MB of level three cache at bus...

  • Will Athlon 64 price cuts go deeper than expected?

    Last month, a leaked roadmap hinted that AMD was planning to slash prices pretty dramatically after the release of Intel’s Core 2 Duo processor. Reduced prices on the roadmap ranged from $ 169 for the Athlon 64 X2 3800+ to $ 403 for the Athlon 64 X2 5000+. However,...