AMD to take further action to cut costs



From InfoWorld: Advanced Micro Devices on Friday said it would take further actions, which could include facility closures, to cut costs as it restructures in an effort to return to profitability.

The further cost reduction efforts are expected to result mainly from...

BlackBerry Storm Gets WiFi, Other Extras, say Sources



From PC World: BlackBerry maker Research in Motion (RIM) is prepping a new version of its only touchscreen phone, the BlackBerry Storm, as soon as this September, according to reports. The new phone is set to bring improvements over the current offering, especially with the...

Intel launches new chip logos, rating system



From CNET News.com: Intel has revamped its processor badging and rating system. Consumers are the main target, though business systems will get new badging too.

The new badges include a die (the chip minus the packaging) accent in the upper right hand corner, a prominent main...

Dell Netbook Roadmap Leaked



From Tom's Hardware: For those in the market for a Dell Mini 10, the current model is set to receive a few more options (this month it seems?), including Vista, a 3G modem, and a 1.86 GHz Atom with a new 1.6 GHz Atom N270 SKU arriving in May. Engadget reports that everything...

AMD Restructuring Costs Revealed



From Tom's Hardware: ack in December, details of the then recent layoffs and financial restructuring of Advanced Micro Devices were released via an SEC filing. The filing showed that the company laid off 600 people, 100 more than the initial figure of 500 a company spokesperson...

Intel: Integrated Graphics is Where It's At



From Tom's Hardware: We love our graphics hardware. The offerings from AMD and Nvidia are always interesting to track from one generation to the next, each offering a significant jump from the previous to give us prettier, smoother games.

So what is Intel going on about when...

Windows 7 will allow downgrades too



From CNET News.com: With Windows 7, Microsoft is hoping to have an operating system that people won't want to downgrade from. That said, it does plan on offering users that option.

Downgrade rights have long been a part of the Windows license for certain versions...
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