Plextor today announced the availability of a free Linux Software Developers Kit (SDK) for ConvertX video capture devices. For the first time, the Open Source Software (OSS) community can enjoy the advanced features of Plextor ConvertX PVRs, including real-time hardware-based MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4 and Motion JPEG video encoding in a low-cost USB 2.0 video peripheral.
NVIDIA today announced an expansive line-up for this week’s GDC where NVIDIA will demonstrate its award-winning software tools and hardware platforms for PCs and handheld devices, host technical talks/tutorials, and showcase a number of hot new games, middleware, and rendering applications that take advantage of NVIDIA GPUs. The Company will also introduce two key new
AMD will detail its “Pacifica” virtualization technology by the end of this month, enabling software companies to start working with the feature, which makes it easier for a computer to run several operating systems simultaneously. The Pacifica technology is scheduled to arrive in processors in 2006, later than the comparable Vanderpool technology–now officially called Intel
Samsung has developed an 82in. TFT LCD TV panel, which the company claims is the largest produced to date. Samsung has developed the 82in. panel at its 7th generation fab slated to come online at the end of this month in Tangjeong, Korea. The 7th-generation line will begin mass production at the end of March.
SiS today announced the integration of the SiS741CX chipset on the new AMD Geode™ NX DB1500 development board, a next-generation embedded platform solution from AMD. Targeting the high-end application development market, the combination of the SiS741CX chipset and AMD Geode NX processor family on the AMD Geode NX DB1500 development board provides application developers with
Today, computer skills are increasingly important to people in all walks of life. Students and employees must equip themselves in todays digital world, where basic computer skills are needed to excel. The National PC Driving Test (PCDT) administered by the Singapore Computer Society is now enhanced with the international recognition: ICDL International Computer Driving Licence.
The Fujitsu LifeBook N3510 is a high performance notebook incorporating a 15.4″ SuperFine Wide display for crisp and clear images and high-end entertainment features, perfect for demanding business presentations, or for enjoying the latest DVD movies. Dramatically enhanced with Fujitsu’s new “Instant MyMedia” technology, this allows users to enjoy movies and music instantly with the
BroadcastAsia2005, the premier electronic media show in Asia, organised by Singapore Exhibition Services (SES), today announced that the show is on its way to another successful run. Industry big-wigs such as Avid, Barco, Canopus, Chyron, Dalet, Discreet, Fuji Koki, Homecast, Harris, Irdeto Access, Jutel, Leitch Asia, Pinnacle, Quantel, Sennheiser, Tandberg TV and Vizrt have so
ASUS is going to unveil in the next few weeks an adaptor called CT-479 that allows a Pentium M mobile processor to be used on a Pentium 4 Socket 478 board. Since Pentium 4 and Pentium M has a common NetBurst Bus architecture therefore an adaptor like this is possible. This adaptor is compatible with
Models Q2 ’05 H2 ’05 Q1 ’06 Athlon 64 FX San Diego (90nm SOI, Socket 939, 1MB L2, SSE3, Dual DDR400) FX-57 (2.8Ghz) Toledo (90nm SOI, Socket 939, Dual Core, 1MB L2, SSE3, Dual DDR400) 1.6 – 2.4Ghz Windsor (90nm SOI, Socket M2, Dual Core, Dual DDR2 667, Pacifica Virtualization, Presidio Security) Athlon 64 San
Maxtor which makes hard-disk drives for personal computers, is reducing its work force by up to 5,500 people at its Singapore manufacturing operations. Maxtor, based in Milpitas, Calif., said roughly 2,500 of the planned job cuts will be achieved through attrition and the rest by severance.The reduction stems from its plan to close one of
Just six months after CE-ATA was launched, a final 1.0 specification has been published for the storage interface for next-generation handhelds and portable consumer electronics devices. The announcement, made at IDF Spring 2005 in San Francisco, is not the only milestone reached this week for what promises to become the disk drive interface of choice
Aztech will launch its new range of products at CeBIT 2005 exhibition from 10th to 16th March 2005 in Hannover, Germany. This new range of products complements and further enhances Aztech’s reputation as a premier provider of data and voice communication products. Aztech will also foray into digital consumer electronic products with the introduction of
Intel has compared the performance of the Pentium XE 840 (3.2Ghz / 800Mhz FSB) vs a Pentium 4 XE 3.73Ghz at 1066Mhz FSB. CineBench 2003 supports multi-threading and it is one of the favorite benchmark around to show how multi-threading can speed things up. Pentium 4 XE 840 equipped with dual core has Hyper-Threading technology
2005 2006 2007 Mobile Client Sonoma Platform Dothan Alviso 915GM/PM Calexico Napa Platform Yonah Calistoga 955XM/945GM/PM Golan Santa Rosa Platform Merom Crestline Golan 2 / Annadel? Enterprise Client Lyndon Platform Pentium 4 (HT/XD/EM64T/EIST/IAMT/VT) 945G Express Averill Platform Pentium 4, Pentium D, Presler (iAMT2 / LT) Broadwater P/G Desktop Client Lyndon Platform Pentium D 945/955X
H1 2005 H1 2006 H1 2007 Platform Sonoma Napa Santa Rosa Pentium M Dothan 90nm, 2MB L2, 533Mhz FSB Pentium M 730/740/750/760/770 Yonah 2M 65nm, Dual Core, 2MB L2, VT, AMT Merom 65nm Chipsets Alviso (915GM, 915PM, 915GMS*, 915GML* ) 533/400*Mhz FSB, DDR-2 533/400, GMA900, PCI Express, ICH6-M Calistoga 955XM, 945PM, 945GM, 940GML* 667/533*Mhz
Albatron announced its new K8SLI mainboard with dual VGA card SLI technology. The K8SLI has a smaller, space saving form factor (7.7" x 11.5"). In addition, Albatron managed to squeeze out more space by eliminating a "switch" card between the two VGA cards that was initially speced by the NVIDIA SLI reference board. Aside from
Olympus, the industry leader in opto-digital technologies and pioneer in the digital camera market, today introduced the high-performance Olympus CAMEDIA C-7070 WIDE ZOOM digital camera. With its sturdy magnesium-alloy body, the 7.1-megapixel C-7070 WIDE ZOOM convincingly provides the results for versatility and excellence in all facets of photography. A high-quality lens (f2.8-4.8) with aspherical and
OCZ today announced the release of PC-4800 EL Platinum Series memory, an exceptionally high-performing DDR600. OCZ’s PC-4800 Platinum Limited series with Enhanced Latency technology delivers extraordinary performance in even the most demanding computing environments by pushing the envelope of standard high frequency operation. Ideal for gamers, enthusiasts, and graphics professionals, PC-4800 Platinum provides unwavering performance
Info-Tek Corporation announced today the release of the world’s highest-end AGP-interface graphics cards – the GECUBE RADEON® X850XT AGP and GECUBE RADEON® X800XL AGP series. The GECUBE RADEON® X850XT AGP and GECUBE RADEON® X800XL AGP series are based on the unrivaled high-speed ATI AGP graphics chips to provide gamers with the extreme performance of the