Acer Launches New Windows Home Server



From DailyTech: Acer has announced a new Aspire easyStore Home Server that allows families to access digital data from anywhere on the planet where they can get internet access. Acer says its product is designed for homes with multiple PCs and is intended to allow computers on...

Windows 7 Prices May Be Announced in Mid-June



From PC World: icrosoft will unveil pricing for Windows 7 in a few weeks, a Web site that has accurately predicted past company moves said today.

TechARP.com, a Malaysian Web site that correctly named the ship date of Internet Explorer 8 earlier this year and leaked details...

Google claims 30 percent Chrome speed boost



From CNET News.com: Google has shifted the Javascript engine that powers its Chrome Web browser into a higher gear.

The company announced Thursday that an update to Chrome's V8 Javascript engine, combined with a new version of the Webkit browser engine, should improve the...

OCZ Improves Performance of Premium Solid-State Drives



From X-bit Labs: OCZ Technology Group this week unveiled its new family of solid-state drives (SSDs) that are aimed at premium-class desktop or laptop systems. The novelties offer larger DRAM cache as well as better performance and will overshadow the company’s Vertex-series...

Conficker still infecting 50,000 PCs per day



From InfoWorld: The Conficker worm is still infecting systems at a brisk rate and continues to snag computers in Fortune 1000 companies, according to security researchers.

The worm is infecting about 50,000 new PCs each day, according to researchers at Symantec, who reported...

Microsoft: Still No Vista SP2 for You



From PC World: Although Microsoft quietly delivered Windows Vista Service Pack 2 (SP2) to TechNet and MSDN subscribers last week, the company has still has not made the upgrade available to other users.

Three weeks ago, Microsoft announced it had wrapped up work on Vista SP2...

Intel's Tukwila slips yet again



From CNET News.com: Intel released a statement Thursday on the schedule changes. It reads in part:

"During final system-level testing, we identified an opportunity to further enhance application scalability best optimized for high-end systems. This will result in a...

Best Buy to Sell Palm Pre for $200 with Contract



From DailyTech: The Palm Pre is shaping up to be a hot property when it’s released next month. The Pre features Palm's new webOS and will become only the second smart phone on the market to use multi-touch (the iPhone being the first). The phone hits the market on June 6....

Intel Talks "Pineview" and Moblin v2.0



From DailyTech: Intel is the largest chipmaker in the world and dominates the CPU market. The company also holds the majority of the GPU market thanks to its integrated graphics processors that are inside most of the notebooks and netbooks on the current market.

Intel has...

Western Digital Adds 2TB HDD for AV/Surveillance Market



From DailyTech: Hard drives are found inside a litany of devices today from notebooks and netbooks to MP3 players and DVRs. One thing that every industry has a need for is higher storage capacities, less power consumption and better performance.

Western Digital (WD) has...
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