• Microsoft to Launch Video Service to rival YouTube

    Microsoft will start testing an Internet video-sharing service called Soapbox, the software company’s answer to Web sensation YouTube. Soapbox is one facet of Microsoft’s strategy to create attractive Internet content to lure away billions of Web advertising dollars from market leaders Google Inc. and Yahoo Inc. Offering everything from...

  • Intel New Clovertown SKUs : X, E & L

    The latest Intel roadmap reveals Xeon 5300 series based on the quad-core Clovertown and has 3 prefixes; X, E and L. X denotes Performance Optimized so called the Clovertown Extreme Edition while E denotes mainstream and L denotes low voltage. The Xeon X5355 will be clocked at 2.66Ghz, with...

  • LV & ULV Meroms In H1 2007

    L7200 : 1.33GHz, 4MB L2 Cache, 667FSB, Socket M, 17W TDP, $ 284, Q1 ’07 L7300 : 1.4GHz, 4MB L2 Cache, 800FSB, Socket P, Q2 ’07 L7400 : 1.5GHz, 4MB L2 Cache, 667FSB, Socket M, 17W TDP, $ 316, Q1 ’07 L7500 : 1.6GHz, 4MB L2 Cache, 800FSB, Socket...

  • Intel Celeron-M Merom in Q1 ’07

    Intel will release a new generation of mobile processors, which based on Merom, for the value market. The new processor family is so called Celeron-M 500, where the first model Celeron-M 520 will be released in Q1 2007. Celeron-M 520 is the only model to be released in Jan...

  • ATi RD600 In Oct, Faced Problems Ahead

    Prior to AMD and ATI’s merger announcement in July, motherboard makers had shown considerable interest in supporting the RD600, which originally had been scheduled for launch in August. But since the announcement of the acquisition, motherboard makers are worried that AMD may discontinue or reduce the supply of RD600...

  • NVIDIA Sued For Making BGA GPUs

    NVIDIA has been targeted in a lawsuit by Scanner Technologies over several patents related to manufacturing ball grid arrays. The suit, filed in U.S. District Court in Texas, alleges NVIDIA infringed U.S. Patents 7,079,678 and 7,085,411 belonging to Scanner Technologies, which builds vision inspection products. Both patents disclose a...

  • Toshiba Recalling Sony Laptop Batteries

    Toshiba is recalling 340,000 laptop batteries worldwide made by Sony, the latest in a series of problems for the company. While the latest battery problem causes the laptops to sometimes run out of power, no injuries or other accidents have been reported. The problems are found in some of...

  • Intel & UCSB Built Hybrid Silicon Laser

    Researchers from Intel and the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) have built the world’s first electrically powered Hybrid Silicon Laser using standard silicon manufacturing processes. This breakthrough addresses one of the last major barriers to producing low-cost, high-bandwidth silicon photonics devices for use inside and around future computers...

  • Beautiful High Performance Coolers

    Some very very nice looking Ultra high-end CPU and GPU Coolers, Silent to boot, from Austrian Company Noctua and Korean Company ZeroTherm, are undergoing testing… here’s a sneak preview!

  • Conroe-L Pentium CPUs In Q2 2007

    Pentium will be the name of the Conroe-L, a single core version of the Conroe with a smaller cache : - Pentium E1020 : 1.4 GHz, FSB800, 1 MB of L2 cache - Pentium E1040 : 1.6 GHz, FSB800, 1 MB of L2 cache - Pentium E1060 : 1.8...

  • Intel Core 2 Extreme QX6700 & Quadro Q6600

    Intel is expected to launch the Extreme Edition of the quad-core Kentsfield known as Core 2 Extreme QX6700 on November 13th. It is clocked at 2.67GHz/1066FSB with 2 x 4MB L2 cache. There is another mainstream version of the quad core Kentsfield with 2 x E6600 cores known as...

  • GeForce 7650 GS Slated For End Sep

    The Nvidia GeForce Go 7700 (G73M-B1 core) features 12 pixel shader units, five vertex shaders and GDDR3 memory. Following the chip, Nvidia will introduce a new desktop GPU—the GeForce 7650 GS (G73-B1 core)—manufactured on a 80nm process at the end of September. Currently, all of Nvidia’s 80nm process production...

  • Radeon X1650XT & X1950PRO On Oct 17th

    The newest Radeon X1950PRO and Radeon X1650XT will be releasing on October 17th. Radeon X1950PRO, codename RV570 has 12 Pixel Shader pipelines, 36 Pixel Shader processors, and 256Bit memory controller. It is clocked at 600MHz with 1.4GHz GDDR3 memory. Radeon X1950 Pro is expected to be available in mid...

  • Water-Mark MP3 Instead of DRM

    A German company is offering MP3 files for download, unencumbered by DRM (digital rights management). Instead, the company Akuma discourages copying by adding a unique “watermark” to each download. Major record labels have mostly chosen DRM to protect their copyrights, limiting the number of copies buyers can make of...

  • Can Samsung Beat Intel by 2010?

    Mr Hwang Chang-gyu, the chief executive of Samsung Electronics’ semiconductor division declared that Samsung will endeavor to make the semiconductor division of Samsung Electronics reach $ 40 billion in sales by 2010 and become the world’s No.1 semiconductor manufacturer—both in memory and non-memory sectors—surpassing Intel and others. In an...

  • Japan to trial Inter-Vehicle Messaging System

    Japanese car maker Nissan has announced plans to test an “intelligent transportation system” that sends wireless messages to passing cars. The company said on Friday that it plans to include 10,000 drivers in a 30-month experiment. Messages will be beamed optically from roadside beacons to passing cars in the...

  • Dell Inspiron 640m with Intel Core 2 Duo Mobile

    It all began at the local Computer Fair. My friend informed me of a great deal by Dell, offering Core 2 Duo Notebooks at irresistible prices. So I went online with the intention just to check things out. Afrter all, the Intel Core 2 Duo Mobile processors (Merom) used...

  • CEDIA Convention Day One Coverage

    CEDIA officially opened today at the Denver Convention Center. Toshiba added two new 1080p models in the 42-inch and 47-inch screen sizes, and created a whole new sub-category called Cinema Series Pro. These models are an off-shoot of their Cinema Series line, which feature striking piano black cabinetry. Toshiba...

  • Coverage for CPL Day 1

    We bring to you CPL Singapore 2006, the first Qualifying stop for the CPL Winter Season. Held at E2Max, we bring to you the buzz and excitements around this event, published right over at Gamers.com.sg

  • Planex Gigabit Network Attach Storage (NAS)

    The Planex NAS-01G is a single drive Network Attached Storage ( NAS ), that allows for easy back up / storage of your data. With multimedia files now growing in the hundreds of Megabytes, if not Gigabytes, it only makes sense to invest in a large capacity storage solution...