Article | 6/08/2008
With Larrabee chip, Intel takes swing at AMD, Nvidia
Although Intel offered up few details about its upcoming Larrabee chip on Monday, analysts say the move puts rivals Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) and N...
Article | 29/07/2008
'World's cheapest laptop' now available
A company is now selling what it calls the "world's cheapest laptop," which at US$130, is not a bad deal if you can bear some hardware limitations.
Article | 22/07/2008
Intel slashes chip prices up to 31 per cent
Intel Sunday announced that it has dropped the price of seven processors by up to 31 per cent.
Article | 21/07/2008
AMD takes on Intel with its own low-power chip
Advanced Micro Devices is developing a low-power processor for mobile devices and sub-notebooks, the company confirmed Friday, quashing months of spec...
Article | 16/07/2008
Intel to shrink Centrino 2 chips for thinner laptops
Intel will soon release a version of its Centrino 2 chip package for laptops that takes up less space, opening the door to more ultra-thin laptop desi...
Article | 16/07/2008
Intel boosts lead over AMD with late Centrino 2 release
Despite a month long delay in shipping, analysts say Intel's first quad-core laptop processor will keep the chipmaker well ahead of arch rival Advance...
Article | 11/07/2008
Seagate unveils world's first 1.5TB desktop HDD
Seagate Technology Thursday announced the industry's first 1.5TB desktop hard drive, as well as half-terabyte notebook hard drives based on PMR (perpe...
Article | 10/07/2008
Hitachi unveils 3.5-in. drives with capacities up to 1TB
Hitachi Global Storage Technologies is set Wednesday to unveil a new 3.5-in. hard disk drive family for desktop PCs. The company said the new line inc...
Article | 9/07/2008
Microsoft sets XP SP3 automatic download for Thursday
The vague timetable that Microsoft gave Monday for pushing out Windows XP SP3 to most users got specific Tuesday as the company quietly said it would ...
Article | 8/07/2008
Better boiling with nanorods could lead to cooler chips
University researchers have discovered a way to use nanotechnology to enable them to boil water much more quickly. And that, they say, will help them ...
Article | 25/06/2008
Microsoft denies XP a last-minute reprieve, will support until 2014
Microsoft Monday laid to rest rumours that it might reconsider pulling Windows XP from retail shelves and most PC makers next Monday.
Article | 24/06/2008
Toshiba unveils laptop that uses powerful Cell chip
Toshiba Monday unveiled the first laptop computer to use the computing-intensive Cell chip that was first was designed for Sony's PlayStation 3 game c...
Article | 18/06/2008
Toshiba lays claim to 'world's lightest' laptop
Toshiba on Tuesday launched a new ultraportable laptop that it claims is the world's lightest, putting it in contention with vendors including Apple a...
Article | 13/06/2008
No fast resolution seen for FTC's antitrust probe of Intel
The antitrust investigation of Intel begun by the Federal Trade Commission last week is unlikely to be resolved before the next administration takes o...
Article | 11/06/2008
Western Digital unveils 1TB drive, repackages product lines
Western Digital Tuesday unveiled a new family of 3.5-in. hard drives offering capacities of 750GB and 1TB for desktop and multi-drive systems. Additio...
Article | 6/06/2008
Trend Micro mulls VB100 test pull-out
Security giant Trend Micro is considering pulling its anti-virus software from the Virus Bulletin 100 (VB100) tests, claiming they no longer reflect c...
Article | 30/05/2008
Apple patches 40 Mac OS X security bugs
Apple Wednesday patched 40 security vulnerabilities in more than 25 different components and applications bundled with Mac OS X, including Flash Playe...
Article | 28/05/2008
COMPUTEX - Low-cost laptops and new chips on tap for Computex
Computex 2008 could be the most exciting IT hardware show in years, complete with the launch of several ultra-low cost laptops armed with Intel's new ...
Article | 28/05/2008
Microsoft: Mum's the word on Windows 7
Microsoft Tuesday broke silence about the next edition of its flagship operating system, but essentially all it said is it would not talk publicly abo...
Article | 26/05/2008
Microsoft slates new desktop virtualization for next year
Microsoft Friday said it will update its popular Desktop Optimization Pack with additional virtualization software now that its acquisition of Kidaro ...