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by newstech
Mon May 30, 2005 7:45 pm
Forum: Operating Systems
Topic: Developing Countries Opting for Linux
Replies: 0
Views: 1228

Developing Countries Opting for Linux

This makes sense. Using Linux should prove pretty light on a developing country's pocket book. But apparently, there are more issues than economics to consider here. Countries that have a socialistic background are far more likely to use Linux, or want to switch, because they see software developmen...
by newstech
Mon May 30, 2005 7:21 pm
Forum: Press Releases
Topic: Apple iPod shuffle's Flash Memory supplied by Samsung and...
Replies: 0
Views: 799

Apple iPod shuffle's Flash Memory supplied by Samsung and...

Apple iPod shuffle's Flash Memory supplied by Samsung and Toshiba Digitimes -- "Samsung Electronics and Toshiba are aggressively planning to ramp up their output of 8Gbit NAND flash chips, as Apple Computer plans to roll out 2GB and 4GB versions of its iPod Shuffle this June and August, respectivel...
by newstech
Mon May 30, 2005 7:15 pm
Forum: Intel Processor Forum
Topic: Shortage of Intel Pentium D Processor This Year
Replies: 0
Views: 1182

Shortage of Intel Pentium D Processor This Year

I guess this means that if you've been saving up to buy any of these dual-core processors you should probably get on it as soon as they hit the marketplace. Good Luck! Digitimes -- "Intel will not be able to ship more than 500,000 Pentium D dual-core processors this year, as demand will not pick up ...
by newstech
Mon May 30, 2005 7:03 pm
Forum: Press Releases
Topic: KINGMAX Introduces New DDR2 Series Memory Modules
Replies: 0
Views: 913

KINGMAX Introduces New DDR2 Series Memory Modules

"KINGMAX will introduce the "Mars" DDR2-800 desktop memory and the "Venus" DDR2-667 notebook memory at Computex Taipei 2005. These two latest products were developed using the industry's most advanced R&D facilities and testing equipment, and they are 100% compliant with EU RoHS standards." Read the...
by newstech
Mon May 30, 2005 5:58 pm
Forum: News From Around The Web
Topic: Pentium eXtreme Edition 840: Long Awaited Processor with ...
Replies: 0
Views: 1037

Pentium eXtreme Edition 840: Long Awaited Processor with ...

This is an excerpt. Click on the source link below to read the entire review. Pentium eXtreme Edition 840: Long Awaited Processor with Quite Predictable Performance ... The main problems of new Intel processors spring from the approach to their design: if the entire concept consists in placing two a...
by newstech
Mon May 30, 2005 5:41 pm
Forum: News From Around The Web
Topic: Microsoft opens MSN portal for China Web surfers
Replies: 0
Views: 866

Microsoft opens MSN portal for China Web surfers

Reuters Beijing, May 30: Software giant Microsoft Corp launched MSN China, a Chinese-language Web portal with content provided by Chinese partners, to tap deeper into the world's second-largest Internet market. The portal will be run through Shanghai MSN Network Communications Ltd, a joint venture ...
by newstech
Sat May 28, 2005 8:12 pm
Forum: Memory Forum
Topic: Corsair Leads Industry in DDR2 Transition with Launch of XMS
Replies: 0
Views: 1135

Corsair Leads Industry in DDR2 Transition with Launch of XMS

Corsair Leads Industry in DDR2 Transition with Launch of XMS2-8000UL Corsair Memory, Inc., a worldwide leader in high performance memory and cooling products for enthusiasts and overclockers, today is pleased to unveil XMS2-8000UL as its latest addition to the high performance XMS family of product...
by newstech
Sat May 28, 2005 7:57 pm
Forum: All About The Games
Topic: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and Nintendo Revolution, in a never-
Replies: 0
Views: 967

Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and Nintendo Revolution, in a never-

Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and Nintendo Revolution, in a never-ending story Who will win? After Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 ran of technical specifications and prices to fight over, the producers have started to argue on games. Although from hardware point of view, Revolution seems to have lost the bat...
by newstech
Sat May 28, 2005 7:45 pm
Forum: Intel Processor Forum
Topic: D tips the balance in favor of Intel
Replies: 13
Views: 3813

D tips the balance in favor of Intel

Huh? What's up with AMD pricing itself out of the consumer dual-processor market? :? Dual core processors grow in popularity Intel’s decision to transform dual-core processors into an alternative affordable to all users is not only a victory against AMD, but also the beginning of a new dawn in PC te...
by newstech
Sat May 28, 2005 7:17 pm
Forum: News From Around The Web
Topic: RIKEN-BNL Research Center dedicates new supercomputer for ph
Replies: 0
Views: 867

RIKEN-BNL Research Center dedicates new supercomputer for ph

Mmmm, how soon do you think they'll be able to put all that power in a little ole laptop? :ANAL: RIKEN-BNL Research Center dedicates new supercomputer for physics research A new computer – the RIKEN BNL Research Center supercomputer – was unveiled today at a dedication ceremony at the U.S. Departmen...
by newstech
Tue May 24, 2005 11:11 am
Forum: General Software Programs
Topic: Facing 'new world of work,' Microsoft locks up Office
Replies: 1
Views: 1867

Facing 'new world of work,' Microsoft locks up Office

By Ina Fried Staff Writer, CNET News.com REDMOND, Wash.--For most of their 20 years, Word and Excel documents have had free rein within corporate walls. In the early days, workers used an array of floppy disks to shuttle documents created with the programs from department to department. E-mail let ...
by newstech
Tue May 24, 2005 10:33 am
Forum: AMD Radeon and FirePro Forum
Topic: GIGABYTE Introduces ATI RADEON X700 Series
Replies: 0
Views: 1688

GIGABYTE Introduces ATI RADEON X700 Series

GIGABYTE TECHNOLOGY formally announces the release of its much-anticipated graphics accelerators, the GV-RX70256D / GV-RX70128DE / GV-R70256D. The release of the GV-RX70P series is concurrent with the recent launch of ATI performance-class RADEON X700 VPU. The GV-RX70 series sets a new standard in ...
by newstech
Tue May 24, 2005 9:50 am
Forum: All About The Games
Topic: Xbox 360 vs. PlayStation 3: A Technical Comparison
Replies: 1
Views: 2983

Xbox 360 vs. PlayStation 3: A Technical Comparison

From a pure processing standpoint, the PS3 appears to beat the Xbox 360, but a final determination will have to wait on actual hardware tests. The PS3 has a few other advantages as well. It's completely compatible with the millions of existing PlayStation (PS1) and PlayStation 2 (PS2) titles, which...
by newstech
Tue May 24, 2005 9:40 am
Forum: News From Around The Web
Topic: Hacker holds computer files hostage
Replies: 0
Views: 899

Hacker holds computer files hostage

I wish they had given some insight into how to proceed if you are not as resourceful as Mr. Stewart was and couldn't figure out how to unlock your files. Would just restoring your files from a back-up take care of a problem like this? Tell me I am being paranoid and that this would never happen to a...
by newstech
Tue May 24, 2005 8:31 am
Forum: Memory Forum
Topic: Infineon Collaborates with IBM on New Form of Memory
Replies: 0
Views: 1585

Infineon Collaborates with IBM on New Form of Memory

Information technology company IBM , German semiconductor maker Infineon and non-volatile memory semiconductor provider Macronix have launched a joint research initiative to explore the potential of a new form of computer memory technology called phase-change memory (PCM). PCM is a technology that ...
by newstech
Mon May 23, 2005 1:53 pm
Forum: All About The Games
Topic: The Booth Babes of E3 2005 (Pictures & Images)
Replies: 5
Views: 5933

:rolleyes:
Gaahhhh! Why did I think E3 Booth Babe pictures meant images of shiny silver and black boxes with cool little buttons to push and pictures of the greatest looking little gadgets?

I guess it's because I'm not a guy and maybe I just had to have been there! :lol:
by newstech
Mon May 23, 2005 1:36 pm
Forum: All About The Games
Topic: E3 2005: Shigeru Miyamoto Interview
Replies: 0
Views: 1032

E3 2005: Shigeru Miyamoto Interview

Online exclusive: The master game designer chats with us about Revolution's power, Mario 128, Kid Icarus and the competition. by Matt Casamassina It's Wednesday, the first day of the Electronics Entertainment Expo 2005, and Nintendo's Shigeru Miyamoto is a busy man. He's been locked up in meeting r...
by newstech
Sun May 22, 2005 9:09 pm
Forum: All About The Games
Topic: A Video Match: The Nintendogs vs. Gangs, Thugs and Wars
Replies: 0
Views: 1053

A Video Match: The Nintendogs vs. Gangs, Thugs and Wars

By ROBERT LEVINE At the Electronics Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles last week, the demonstration booth for Nintendo seemed like an island of innocence amid the retorts of digitized gunfire. While most game publishers showed sequels, sports simulations and shooting games based on grim tropes such ...
by newstech
Sun May 22, 2005 9:01 pm
Forum: News From Around The Web
Topic: 2050 - and immortality is within our grasp
Replies: 0
Views: 983

2050 - and immortality is within our grasp

From David Smith The Guardian , London: Aeroplanes will be too afraid to crash, yoghurts will wish you good morning before being eaten and human consciousness will be stored on supercomputers, promising immortality for all — though it will help to be rich. These fantastic claims are not made by a s...
by newstech
Fri May 20, 2005 12:32 pm
Forum: News From Around The Web
Topic: TDK Reveals 100GB Blu-Ray Disc
Replies: 0
Views: 954

TDK Reveals 100GB Blu-Ray Disc

Contributed by Ryan The fight to control the format of the next-generation DVD just got a lot more complicated. On the heels of reports that Sony and Toshiba talks have failed, TDK has entered the market with a prototype Blue-ray Disc that can hold twice the data and record at twice the speed as ot...