Nokia Halts 5800 XpressMusic Phone Sales in America



From DailyTech: The handset launched on February 25 in America. The handset had been available in Europe since October 2008 and from launch until January 2009, Nokia said that the device had moved a million units.

Nokia brought the handset to America as an unlocked device...

Twintech GTS250 Claims Windows 7 Support



From Tom's Hardware: However, what struck out most was the company's claim that the GTS 250 series is ready for Windows 7 and, according to Twintech, one of the first to support DirectX 11. There's some skepticism in that aspect, as anything Vista-capable seems to default as...

Psion Countersues Intel Over Netbook Term



From Tom's Hardware: Last month Intel filed suit seeking the cancellation of the trademark for the term Netbook, held by the Canadian-based firm Psion Teklogix. Psion is now countersuing Intel for roughly $1.2 billion, along with punitive damages and for ownership of the web...

AMD Vows to Ramp Up 32nm Microprocessors in 2010



From X-bit Labs: For years Advanced Micro Devices was considerably behind Intel Corp. in terms of new fabrication process adoption. But after spinning off manufacturing operations into a separate business entity known as The Foundry Company, the chip designer hopes to shrink...

Sony Unveils Promising New Megazoom



From InfoWorld: Amid a slew of new announcements that also included connected HDTVs and Blu-ray players, Sony today took the wraps off of its new Cyber-shot DSC-HX1 digital camera, a 20x optical zoom camera that has the ability to stitch together up to 100 images in one second...

Pentax Adds 24x Megazoom to Its Arsenal



From PC World: Joining the ranks of Olympus, Kodak, Canon, and Nikon, who all announced new megazoom fixed-lens cameras at CES and in the months since, Pentax today unwrapped its new 24x optical zoom X70 camera at the Photo Marketing Association (PMA) show in Las Vegas.

The...

Microsoft says research budget may create new jobs



From CNET News.com: Microsoft may create up to 3,000 jobs as it raises investment in research and development by $1 billion this year, its chief operating officer said Tuesday.

"Realignment of the company will help us reassign people and could allow us to create some 2,000...

Touchscreens Move Into New Product Segments



From DailyTech: According to IMS Research, 230 million touchscreen handsets are expected to ship this year -- in 2007, when Apple introduced the iPhone, only 30 million touchscreen devices shipped. At Mobile World Congress this year there were a number of new touch-enabled...

Old iMac Reincarnated as Dreamcast Game Console



From PC World: If old iMacs that lived immoral lives of sin are reincarnated into garbage disposals and Zunes, then the ones that lived noble and righteous lives are clearly reborn as Sega Dreamcasts.

And so it makes sense that after modder Logicdustbin's saintly first...

Intel, TSMC Announce Atom Partnership



From DailyTech: Producing the silicon chips at the heart of the myriad of electronic devices we take for granted today is becoming more and more expensive. As a result of this predicament, many companies that once built their own chips are now outsourcing the manufacturing of...
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