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  • Dell 3007WFP Dirt Cheap In Canada Again

    $ 1499 CAD for the $ 2300 USD 30″ display. How much cheaper can it get? A quick conversion shows that $ 1499 CAD is approximately $ 1290 USD!

  • 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.

  • 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 Kang, associate director of DRAM marketing

  • 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 and that thinner production technology would

  • 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 throbbing heart of London’s West End,

  • 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 deploy compelling graphics solutions for the

  • 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 could throw some Dryice on the

  • 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 someone who managed to load a

  • 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 Edition is a plug-and-play USB device

  • DFI LANPARTY UT NF4 Venus SLI Overclocking Tests

    The DFI Venus is really a premium board targeted at fans, not just of overclocking, but of the DFI brand name. Through a series of LAN Party motherboards, DFI has built for themselves a huge fan base among the enthusiasts. We take a look at this limited edition board from them, named Venus…

  • Intel, SiS, Via Technologies to Support DDR2 800MHz Officially

    A roadmap of Intel Corp. indicates that Intel’s Q965, G965 and P965 chipsets will support dual-channel DDR2 memory at 800MHz, 667MHz and 533MHz along with support for dual-core processors with 1066MHz processor system bus. The difference between the chipsets is mainly in market positioning and integration of the graphics core: the Q965 and G965 both

  • Intel lining up Q3 Pentium D price cuts?

    Intel hasn’t launched the dual-core Pentium D 960 yet – it’s due late April, we understand – but already it’s planning to cut the processor’s price, sometime in Q3, according to the latest claims coming out of Taiwan’s system builder community.

  • Samsung introduces solid state notebook drive

    Korean giant Samsung said it started selling a 32GB NAND flash hard drive. The unit, claims Samsung, is half the weight of a conventional hard drive, has reduced power consumption because it has no moving parts. It will read data three times faster and write data 1.5 faster than mechanical drives, said Samsung. It also

  • PathScale Says AMD Platform Superior for High Speed InfiniBand

    High-speed clustering on 10Gbit InfiniBand proves superior on AMD platforms. During IDF, we had the pleasant experience of being able to speak with PathScale, a company with products that are shaping the landscape of high-speed networking and communications for clustering environments. These applications include biotech research, space research, large-scale 3D rendering and any other high-level

  • Dell’s new 2407WFP

    Engadget has a scoop about the latest Dell 24 inch monitor showing up on Dell Japan’s site. The new 2407WFP is the successor to the popular 2405WFP, but with added functionally and improvement on the specifications area. The 2407WFP would support HDCP, 1000:1 contast ratio, 6ms response time, a 4 in 1 card reader, and

  • Gigabyte’s new Bluetooth media reciever

    Engadget looked into the FCC’s approval listings, and got wind of Gigabyte’s latest Bluetooth Media Receiver. This product could pump music into your bluetooth enabled headphones,  and could also pipe music into your other stereos in your living room. A pretty nifty product if it’s priced reasonably. "We spied this little GN-BT06T device from Gigabyte