Intel: Core i7 to Be Up to 52% Faster Compared to Core 2 Quad



From X-bit Labs: Intel Corp. expects its forthcoming Intel Core i7 processors to be much more powerful compared to existing central processing units, according to documents reportedly seen by the media. If the information turns to be precise enough, then Intel has all chances...

Nvidia Plans Another Re-Branding of Graphics Cards



From X-bit Labs: Nvidia Corp. plans to re-name its graphics cards once again in a bid to spur interest towards its products and try to simplify its product lineup. However, graphics cards that are hardly different from those available a year ago, but which carry new names, will...

AMD to spin off manufacturing



From CNET News.com: As expected, the No. 2 supplier of PC processors will split into two companies: one for designing chips, the other for manufacturing them. The capital-intensive business of manufacturing chips is weighing on AMD as it reels under a $5 billion debt load....

Softbank Lands Its First Corporate 3G iPhone Customer in Japan



From DailyTech: Japanese news site Nikkei Net reports Softbank Mobile recently signed its first corporate customer for the 3G iPhone in Japan. The Japanese unit of consultancy firm BearingPoint agreed to purchase 1,000 3G iPhones to be used amongst 1,200 consultants at client...

Core i7 Incompatible With Performance DDR3 Memory



From Tom's Hardware: Images of an unreleased Asus X58 motherboard in its apparent retail packaging show a sticker placed across the DIMM slots stating “According to Intel CPU SPEC, DIMMs with voltage setting over 1.65V may damage the CPU permanently. We recommend you install...

Microsoft updates desktop management tools



From InfoWorld: Microsoft has released the next version of its desktop management toolset for IT that includes updates to its application virtualization and asset management tools.

Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP) 2008 R2 is now available to users with volume...

T-Mobile Lost Disk Containing Data on 17 Million Customers



From PC World: Deutsche Telekom's German mobile phone subsidiary T-Mobile lost a disk containing personal information about 17 million of its customers in early 2006, the company said Saturday.

Silent about the data loss for more than two years, the company published its...

Yahoo Stock Hits 5-Year Low



From DailyTech: Once offered $32/ a share to merge with Microsoft, Jerry Yang's Yahoo Inc. is in financial trouble. The giant's stock closed Thursday at $15.58/share -- a five year low. Not since its meteoric rise and fall with the dot com boom and bust between 1999 to 2001...

APH Networks Reviews: QNAP TS-409 Network Attached Storage



Ever since Junior High computer labs, all the documents we use are stored on network drives alone -- because the students will be using a different computer pretty much every time, and Deep Freeze are deployed on every workstation so smart-arse 15 year olds won't be messing...

Western Digital Caviar Goes Green – Faster, More Efficient



From Tom's Hardware: The new 1 TB Caviar drive packs 333 GB per platter on three platters coupled with a 32 MB cache. According to Western Digital this new platter density and larger cache reduce power draw by up to 20 percent. Performance increases up to 10 percent . There are...
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