• Corning’s New LCD Glass: Lighter, Safer and Cheaper

    Corning, Inc., announced recently that they will be launching their EAGLE XG LCD glass which is manufactured without the heavy metals used in previous LCD glass products. The new glass will rid the production process of harmful waste and also to cut manufacturing costs and, in turn, reduce prices.

  • GeCube announces Dual Radeon X1600 Video Card

    Say hello to the first dual Radeon video card! GeCube has sent word that the company has officially announced its Dual Radeon X1600 Gemini video card. The card is the first of its kind to feature two Radeon GPUs on a single PCB. NVIDIA is certainly no stranger to...

  • Planet NVIDIA Launch Party

    Planet NVIDIA will officially open its door on 25th March 2006 and all are welcome to experience playing the latest games on the top-end gaming systems. There will be other fun activities happening on that day too! Check it all out here.

  • Three Samsung Executives Plead Guilty To Price Fixing

    Three Samsung executives will agree to plead guilty and will serve jail time for taking part in a price-fixing conspiracy, federal prosecutors said. Sun Woo Lee, senior manager of DRAM sales, will serve eight months; Young Woo Lee, sales director for Samsung Germany, will serve seven months; and Yeongho...

  • Elpida Samples XDR Memory Produced at 90nm Technology

    Elpida Memory, a maker of dynamic random access memory (XDR) from Japan and also one of a few supporters of Rambus-developed XDR memory, said Wednesday that it had begun sampling of 512Mb XDR memory chips produced using 90nm process technology. The company said the demand for XDR was great...

  • Intel launches Pentium Extreme Edition 965

    Intel has quietly rolled out the dual-core Pentium Extreme Edition 965, its anticipated upgrade to the gaming-oriented CPU family that ups the clock speed to 3.73GHz. Due in Q2, the part is already making appearances on the chip giant’s website.

  • Samsung pre-announces 2.33GHz Intel Core Duo T2700

    Samsung has announced Intel’s Core Duo T2700 mobile processor before the chip giant has even said it will offer such a part. The as-yet-unlaunched 65nm dual-core CPU is set to appear in the notebook maker’s upcoming Q35 laptop.

  • AMD confirms Athlon 64 X2 5000+, dual core Turion 64 releasing soon

    AMD will release its first batch of dual-core Turion 64 mobile processors on 9 May, lining up seven chips clocked between 1.6GHz and 2.2GHz, and accompanied by low-voltage variants, according to online claims. Separately, the vendor has itself confirmed the existence of the upcoming Athlon 64 X2 5000+.

  • Intel readies nine varieties of Merom microprocessor

    Chip firm Intel will have a total of nine different Merom CPUs available with some released in the fourth quarter, while others will shuffle onto their mortal Core during the first half of 2007. According to recent roadmaps posted all over the Porcupine pub near Leicester Square in the...

  • Too many LCD panels mean TV, monitor prices will tumble

    Further comfirmation that prices of LCD TVs and monitors will fall over the next few months has come from a Merrill Lynch analyst. Speaking to the Taipei Times, the analyst said overcapacity of LCD panels used in monitors and TVs is the problem. It’s not demand that’s the problem,...

  • Taiwan chipset makers blame harsh hardware requirements on Vista delay

    According to Taiwan chipset makers, the delay of the consumer release of Microsoft Vista to January 2007 is not surprising, considering the strict hardware requirements Microsoft is putting in place for its next generation operating system (OS).

  • NVIDIA Corporation to acquire Hybrid Graphics

    NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in programmable graphics processor technologies, today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Hybrid Graphics Ltd., the leading developer of embedded 2D and 3D graphics software for handheld devices. This acquisition will enable the customers of both companies to...

  • Experiments with phase change cooling on GPU Memory

    In pursuit of further overclocks on graphics card memory, one looks into several aspects, such as memory voltages. When it does not help much, we start looking at cooling. RAMsinks are usually used for this purpose, but I was looking for something more cooling… a lot more cooling. I...

  • First generation HD-DVD / BluRay DVD players doesn’t copy at all!

    It appears that the first generation of HD-DVD or BluRay DVD players would not have any capabilities of copying anything out from the DVD. The AACS-Interim standard that will put in place will deny any access of copying on these new generation DVD discs – not even managed /...

  • ATi FireGL V7350 – a graphics card with 1GB of graphics memory!

    ATi had just launched a version of FireGL that comes with a whopping 1GB of graphics memory. The ATi FireGL V7350 is ATi’s latest shot at the workstation (Linux / Windows) market – a segment that’s dominated by NVIDIA’s line of Quadro line products. This new FireGL cards feature...

  • AMD takes a Wait and See approach for UMPCs

    Microsoft’s latest “Origami” hand held device was built together with Intel’s collaboration. Intel’s arch rival, AMD, says that they’ll be taking a “wait and see” approach to this new type of device. AMD Taiwan had commented recently that there’s still a couple of barriers of entry to this new...

  • Microsoft Windows Vista – to be delayed again

    Wallstreetjournal had just reported on Microsoft’s latest delay on the next generation version of Windows – Windows Vista. Initially, they’ve targeted the launch of Windows Vista to be on the second half of 2006, but however, now it seems that it’ll be pushed back to Jan 2006. They’ve cited...

  • Google’s new service, Google Finance

    Google had just launched on a new service, Google Finance just yesterday. Being Google’s latest service, Google Finance aims to be a the one-stop information site that reports on business and financial related news. Also available on their new portal would be market information from major stock exchanges around...

  • Texas Instrument TI-83+ and TI-84 calculators to play music?!

    With those high end graphing calculators from Texas Instruments, brilliant people made simple gaming possible. Games like Tetris, Golf or even Super Mario on these nifty devices. Now, it seems that some smart chap out there manages to make it sing as well. Yes, Engadget had just reported on...

  • Kingston introduces first secure USB Drive

    Kingston Technology Company, Inc. today introduced Kingston DataTraveler Elite – Privacy Edition (DTE Privacy Edition), the world’s first USB Flash drive that secures 100% of data on-the-fly via 128-bit hardware-based AES encryption, ensuring fail-safe security best practices without IT intervention. Offering up to 4GB of secure storage, DTE Privacy...