Super Talent Unveils 2TB Solid-State Drives

From X-bit Labs: Super Talent, a leading supplier of memory and flash products, has announced a series of one of the largest solid-state drives (SSDs) in the world. The new RAIDDrive SSDs will be aimed at gaming personal computers, servers and workstations, however, their pricing is more than likely to be rather enormous.

Intel to Ship Million of Lynnfield Processors by Year End – Media Claim

From X-bit Labs: Intel Corp. plans to ship one million of its Core i7 and Core i5 microprocessors code-named Lynnfield by the end of the year, according to a media report. The number indicates that the world’s top chipmaker plans rather aggressive expansion of Lynnfield chips onto the market.

Google Docs 'widely used' at 1 in 5 workplaces

From InfoWorld: The near total dominance of Microsoft Office in the workplace may be getting a serious challenge from Google Docs, according to a new survey by market research firm IDC.

The study's main finding is that about 1 in 5 companies reported that Google Docs is "widely used" in their workplace, however possibly as a compliment to Microsoft Office.

Mozilla picks up Firefox development pace with 'sprint' updates

From InfoWorld: Mozilla has switched to a quick-paced "sprint" cycle for Firefox that it hopes will bring new features to users faster, the company's browser architect said Wednesday.

"We decided we not only needed a way to be more nimble, but that we have a lot of great improvements we want to do every week and every month," said Vlad Vukicevic, Firefox architect.

PSPgo Falls Further Behind IPod Touch and App Store

From PC World: Sony's PSPgo is a new portable version of its five-year-old PlayStation Portable handheld gaming platform. The device launches in US and Europe in October, and it's set to go head to head with Apple's iPod touch. But Sony has revealed that its software strategy for the PSPgo lacks some critical features that Apple already makes available for iPod touch games.

Phone calling coming to Twitter

From CNET News.com: Twitter users on Thursday will, for the first time, be able to make voice calls directly to each other through the microblogging service.

Pentax Announces Affordable K-x D-SLR

From DailyTech: Pentax has unveiled a new D-SLR camera called the K-x today that is aimed at the buyer looking to get their first D-SLR and move up from the point-and-shoot world. The camera packs some very nice features into an affordable package.

Hacker: Apple's Snow Leopard Protections Weaker Than Windows 7's

From DailyTech: Apple has been bragging about the security of its new operating system, OS X 10.6 "Snow Leopard". Leaping from Leopard to Snow Leopard, Apple gives its users limited antivirus/anti-malware protection (the feature currently only detects two signatures out of a handful of known OS X malware signatures).

AMD First With Quad Core CPUs Under $100

From DailyTech: AMD has been doing a decent job competing in the mainstream and value CPU markets, but it is facing increasing pressure from the world's largest semiconductor company. Intel holds the current desktop CPU performance crown with Nehalem-based Core i7 processors, and has just started shifting the technology into the mainstream with the launch of the Core i5.

Bing grabs 10 percent of search market

From CNET News.com: Microsoft's new Bing search service is the fastest-growing U.S. search engine among the top 10, according to a Nielsen report released Monday.

The total amount of searches on Bing rang in at 1.1 billion for the month of August, a leap of 22.1 percent over July, winning Microsoft a 10.7 percent share of the search engine market.

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