Dell Loses Bid for 'cloud Computing' Trademark

From PC World: Dell cannot register "cloud computing" as a trademark because the term is a generic one describing services offered by many companies, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has said in an initial ruling.

In denying Dell's application, the USPTO included...

Xbox 360 Beats PS3 in Japan

From PC World: Microsoft Corp's Xbox 360 beat Sony Corp's PlayStation 3 in Japan weekly sales for the first time two weeks ago, riding robust demand for a recent Xbox 360 title produced by Namco Bandai Holdings, a magazine publisher said.

Microsoft sold 28,116 units of the Xbox...

EA revises Take-Two acquisition offer, again

From CNET News.com: On Monday, CEO John Riccitiello sent an open letter to Take-Two chairman Strauss Zelnick saying that EA's existing offer to acquire the smaller game manufacturer for $25.74 per share would officially expire just before midnight Eastern time on Monday. It sounds...

Lenovo Announces ThinkPad X301 Notebook

From DailyTech: When Apple launched its MacBook Air 13.3” ultra-portable notebook earlier this year, it took the computing world by storm. The notebook didn’t impress people with high-end specifications or an overabundance of features or connectivity options – most were dazzled by...

APH Networks Reports: Thermal Paste Roundup August 2008



It has been over a year since we've reviewed thermal paste. With the previous presented to us being Arctic Cooling's excellent MX-2 thermal compound in July 2007 and reviewed August 2007 -- it was, no doubt, excellent thermal paste; and were able to achieve a score of 8.1/10 on...

OCZ Speeds Up Performance of Affordable Solid State Drives

From X-bit Labs: In a bid to respond to the demands of enthusiasts and high-performance mobile computing consumers, OCZ Technology Group, has unveiled the new – V2 – versions of the company’s consumer-oriented – Core – solid state drives (SSDs) that still feature affordable pricing...

AMD Has Four New Business Phenoms

From Tom's Hardware: The four new Phenom processors extend AMD’s B-series platform, which also includes a motherboard carrying either AMD’s 780V or Nvidia’s MCP78 chipset, to a total of 11 processors. The new models include the Phenom X4 9750B (2.4 GHz/95 watt), the Phenom X3 8750B...

Infineon Chip Causing iPhone Problems

From eWeek+Reuters: An Infineon chip could be the reason Apple's new iPhone is dropping calls and has unpredictable links to the Internet, according to published reports. Apple plans to fix the Infineon software with an update.

An Infineon chip could be at the root of complaints...
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