OCZ Technology Unveils New Active Cooling Solution for Memory Modules

Nvidia in Discussions with Globalfoundries over Manufacturing - Chief Executive Officer

From X-bit Labs: The chief executive officer of Nvidia Corp., Jen-Hsun Huang, said in an interview that his company was discussing possibilities to manufacture its graphics processing units and logic chips at Globalfoundries, a joint-venture between Advanced Micro Devices and Advanced Technology Investment Company.

Dell diversifies with pre-configured server bundles

From InfoWorld: Dell on Wednesday said it would offer pre-configured systems for enterprise customers looking to get server environments up and running quickly.

The fixed configurations include servers, storage modules, and software that are pretested and can be deployed in hours, Dell officials said. The offerings are a diversification from Dell's traditional built-to-order business model, in which customers typically specify configurations before ordering.

The iPhone 3G S Wait Goes On--May Get Longer

From PC World: Apple appears to be playing games with shipments of its new iPhone 3G S to customers who ordered online. Earlier promises of "delivery by June 19" have been replaced by "delivery by June 22." Meanwhile, downloads of iPhone OS 3.0 updates, promised for today, have apparently not yet begun.

Adobe earnings, sales drop in second quarter

From CNET News.com: Income dropped 41 percent to $126.1 million, or 24 cents per share, from $214.9 million, or 40 cents per share, a year ago. Sales fell 21 percent to $704.7 million from $886.9 million in 2008's second quarter.

iPhone OS 3.0 wide release coming Wednesday

From CNET News.com: Many of the iPhone's long-awaited features will finally become reality Wednesday when Apple rolls out iPhone OS 3.0.

Current iPhone owners can download the software from iTunes for free, and iPod Touch users can get it as well, but for a fee of $9.95, just like the last OS update. What time exactly, we don't know yet. Apple will only say iPhone OS 3.0 will come out sometime Wednesday.

Google considers request to boost privacy

From CNET News.com: You may not know this but you can set Gmail to encrypt your session data by default to protect it from being sniffed over the network.

Western Digital Introduces Solid State Drives

From DailyTech: Western Digital today launched its SiliconDrive III solid state drive storage products, with technology based from its acquisition of SiliconSystems in March.

WD will release 2.5-inch SATA and PATA and a 1.8" Micro SATA that have read speeds up to 100MB/s and write speeds up to 80MB/s, with storage capacities up to 120GB.

Articles Roundup June 16, 2009

It's been a long time since the APHiliates News section has been updated. But now I'm back to the job. Only the latest are posted, since, well, you can find out the details by searching for how long I have -- or haven't, for that matter -- updated this section.

AMD Ships “Formula 1” Phenom II Processors for Extreme Enthusiasts

From X-bit Labs: Advanced Micro Devices is shipping central processing units aimed at extreme enthusiasts, those, who don not care about the reliability, but only for performance in select benchmarks. Those processors are called AMD Phenom II 42 TWKR (tweaker) Black Edition and they are only available directly from AMD.

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