Creative has announced a net loss of US$32.4M ending last quarter while the revenue is slightly higher at $155.7M compared to $141.2M the previous quarter. The loss is expected and the COO of Creative has hinted on more difficult times ahead of the company. Looking at the balance sheet in details, Personal Digital Entertainment business still contributes more than
Nvidia releases Quadro® NVS 420, the industry’s only low profile professional graphics solution designed for maximum display real estate with a SFF computer. It provides support for four 30-inch displays at 2560×1600 high resolutions. Quadro NVS 420 is G98 based and has 16 shader processors per GPU. In total, this card has 512MB of memories on 2×64-bit memory interface and
Futuremark today launched Mirada™, a new benchmark to measure the performance of 3D graphical display systems used in the automotive industry. Mirada benchmarks a car’s graphical display system by simulating the needs of tomorrow’s dashboard designs and the requirements of instrumentation, infotainment and navigation as well as many of the features found in smart devices
According to Bloomberg report, Intel raised the possibility of reporting a loss this quarter, ending its more than 21-year profit making streak. “We are not going to wake up in six months with everything rosy again,” Chief Executive Officer Paul Otellini told employees last week in an internal memo obtained by Bloomberg News. After 87 quarters
SANYO has announced their new line-up of Xacti Dual Cameras which are designed as a combination of digital still cameras and camcorders for users to take both photos and videos separately. Featuring a small and compact form factor, the cameras are extremely portable and easy to hold for filming and shooting anytime, anywhere.
Elpida Memory today introduced the industry’s first 1-Gigabit XDR DRAM using Elpida’s 65nm process technology and utilizes a 1.5V low voltage operation and an x32-bit interface. The new XDR product features the industry’s fastest ultra-high speed of 7.2GHz, which is faster than any GDDR5 memory chip, and provides a data transfer rate of 28.8 Gigabytes
BIOSTAR today announced the BIOSTAR TA760G M2+ / A760G M2+, powered by ATI’s latest IGP-based chipset, the AM2-compatible 760G. 760G, a value-conscious alternative to the impressive 780G, is paired with AMD’s SB710 south bridge and offers integrated Radeon 3000-series graphics.
Intel is planning to launch the successor to the current Atom lineup in Q4 2009 with 45nm Pineview dual core processor based on Lincroft architecture. The single core version will come along a quarter later in Q1 2010. Intel is planning to integrate northbridge functions such as the memory controller and graphics core into the CPU to reduce the footprint
Kingston is shipping the first two products in its SSDNow line of solid-state drives (SSD) with the SSDNow E Series and SSDNow M Series. The Kingston SSDNow E and M Series use Intel’s solid-state drives, which are the best-performing drives on the market.
Thermaltake releases a new low profile cooler, MeOrb. It is only 47mm in height and can fit in your HTPC chassis. MeOrb is equipped with two heatpipes and mirror coating copper base. Also it can automatically adjust the fan speed between 800 and 1700 RPM according to the CPU temperature.
The TravelMate 6593 and 6493 are the latest Acer notebook PCs aimed at corporate and small-to-medium (SMB) business professionals. Powered by Intel Centrino® 2 with vPro™ technology and equipped with Intel® integrated 3D Graphics Media Accelerator X4500MHD, both the TravelMate 6593 and 6493 promise superb graphic performance and video processing.
Lenovo has introduced three new desktop PCs for the consumer market – the all-rounder performer IdeaCentre K220, high performance IdeaCentre K230 and low cost, high-value Lenovo H200.
Albatron has announced its new Optical Touch Monitor (OTM), on course with a new era of Multi Touch Panel monitors. The difference between an Optical Touch Panel and a traditional touch panel lie in the sensing material, that make up the screen itself. In Albatron’s OTM, movement is all tracked with infrared light, optical sensors and reflection
ARCTIC COOLING today announced the launch of the Accelero XTREME GTX 280 equipped with three 92mm PWM fans that run from 1,000 to 2,000 RPM. Together with five heatpipes, the Accelero XTREME GTX 280 achieves 250 Watt cooling capacity – 31°C lower th an the stock cooler. It will be available in March 2009. The
SAPPHIRE is now shipping a new version of the SAPPHIRE HD 4670 equipped with GDDR4 memory. Clock speeds are 750MHz for the core and 1100MHz (2.2GHz effective) for the memory making this the fastest HD 4670 card available. The card is cooled by a new large diameter fan based cooler which keeps noise levels to the
Sharkoon Furious: midi-ATX tower made with 1mm SECC steel / features a hard drive cage that is perpendicular to the case / locking front bezel and side panel / includes two 120mm fans / MSRP 80 euros.
Panasonic has just introduced two new LUMIX FS-Series digital cameras to their lineup – the DMC-FS7 and the DMC-FS15. The stylish, compact FS models are designed to provide easy operation for both beginner and advanced users to take beautiful pictures.
ASUS has introduced the latest F50 and F70 series notebooks aimed at users who want high definition entertainment and superior multitasking performance on the move. According to the manufacturer, the F70 claims to the world’s first 17.3-inch notebook PC designed for personal entertainment.
Fujitsu and NTT DOCOMO have localized a mobile phone, FOMA™ F905i model which is sold in Japan, for the Taiwanese market. It features 3.2-inch full-wide VGA two-position display, 3.2-megapixel camera and Fujitsu’s proprietary technologies for exceptionally clear audio quality and sound reproduction.