More Dell Mini 10 Details Trickle Out



From Tom's Hardware: The thing is, though, that that Mini 10 isn’t out available yet, making it hard to judge against the other 10-inch netbooks on the street. Still, we liked what we saw at CES 2009 and are eager to learn more.

Dell’s still keeping its cards close to its...

Intel Accelerates Core i7



From Tom's Hardware: Although prior Intel roadmaps did not mention Core i7 processors faster than the existing 3.2-GHz 965 Extreme Edition, the chip maker finally decided to introduce two faster models in the second quarter of this year.

Core i7-975 Extreme will be the...

Samsung Unwraps Touch Ultra Handset



From PC World: Samsung has unveiled its latest phone aimed at the full touch-screen end of the market that was ignited by Apple's iPhone.

The Touch Ultra is a slider-type that has a 2.8-inch OLED (organic light emitting diode) display with 240 pixel by 400 pixel (WQVGA)...

DRAM Industry Faces Further Shake Outs



From PC World: After the recent bankruptcy filing by German chip maker Qimonda as well as huge losses posted by several DRAM makers in the final three months of last year, it appeared the worst might be over for the industry.

But this week, more DRAM makers face loan...

Rumor: The Sony switch to Intel's Larrabee chip



From CNET News.com: Here's the silicon scuttlebutt of the weekend, if not the week: Sony will use Intel's Larrabee graphics chip in its upcoming PlayStation 4. (Let's not forget the other tantalizing piece of speculation this week: the Nvidia-powered Microsoft smartphone rumor...

AMD's new Phenom II chips take on Intel



From CNET News.com: Advanced Micro Devices added new Phenom II desktop models on Monday, including triple-core processors, as it tries to outdo Intel desktop price-performance.

The Phenom II "Dragon" line of desktop processors uses AMD's new 45-nanometer technology and...

Microsoft's TMG adds antimalware, SSL inspection



From CNET News.com: Microsoft made its Forefront Threat Management Gateway (TMG) beta 2 version available on Friday, adding antimalware and Secure Sockets Layer inspection but also offering an edge protection service to its latest operating-system platform.

TMG beta 2 is...

Nvidia to Rename GeForce Models at CeBIT



From Tom's Hardware: EXPreview threw up a poll yesterday, asking its readers about whether renaming the G92 series is a wise decision or not. But what followed the poll was information based on a leaked circular authored by Santa Clara, California-based Nvidia, claiming that...

Acer Vows to Become the World’s Top Supplier of Notebooks



From X-bit Labs: Acer, the world’s third largest supplier of personal computers, said at a press conference in Taiwan that it would work hard to become the world’s top vendor of mobile computers. Besides, the firm also asserted that in 2009 it would at least sustain its market...
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