Google launches Gmail for Mobile 2.0



From CNET News.com: Google on Thursday announced that it has launched Gmail for Mobile 2.0 for J2ME-supported devices such as the Nokia N95, as well as BlackBerry phones.

According to a Gmail engineer, the focus in the second iteration of the popular e-mail client was to...

NVIDIA Grabs for 30% of Integrated Graphics Market



From DailyTech: NVIDIA, the leader in discrete graphics, has its eyes on Intel's integrated market and its latest integrated GPU -- the 9400M -- may be just the chip to grab share from Intel. NVIDIA's Nick Stam believes that the 9400M could grab 30% of the existing integrated...

Intel, IBM open up switch specification for blades



From InfoWorld: Intel and IBM have agreed to open up IBM's BladeCenter switch technology for more server makers to use, part of an initiative to spur adoption of a specification for low-cost blade servers.

"We will be taking the BladeCenter switch specification and opening...

Ericsson Takes LTE to the Street



From PC World: Ericsson has managed to achieve rates in excess of 100M bps (bits per second) with next-generation mobile technology LTE (Long Term Evolution) during recent field trials.

LTE is pitched as a successor to the 3G (third generation) mobile services such as the...

Office, Vista getting new service packs



From CNET News.com: While most of the excitement around Windows and Office is around the next full versions of the products, Microsoft is also working on the next service pack updates for each product.

In a blog posting on Wednesday, Microsoft said that Office 2007 Service...

Intel Criticizes iPhone's ARM Processor, Forgets All About XScale



From DailyTech: Intel is picking on what it calls the slow iPhone, but is fast to point out that the slowness isn’t Apple's fault. This caveat is no doubt to placate Apple and its iPhone business, which Intel undoubtedly covets. According to Intel's Shane Wall, the problem with...

Intel's future Atom plans sound a lot like AMD's Fusion



From InfoWorld: Next year, Advanced Micro Devices plans to release the first of its Fusion chip family , which combines processor cores and a graphics engine on the same chip. But AMD isn't alone in its efforts: Intel also plans to combine graphics capabilities with its...

Instant-on Dell Desktop to Debut Next Week



From PC World: Users will have instant access to computer data and major applications without booting up the computer, said Jeff Clarke, senior vice president and general manager of Dell Product Group, who did not name the system.

By doing so, it allows users to work with e...

Samsung withdraws offer to buy SanDisk



From CNET News.com: "After nearly six months of efforts to pursue a transaction with no meaningful progress, we are withdrawing our proposal to acquire SanDisk," Yoon Woo Lee, vice chairman and CEO at Samsung Electronics, said in a letter that Samsung released Wednesday in...
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