Lenovo Gets Official with X200t, X200s Notebooks



From DailyTech: Lenovo has made official two new lightweight business notebooks. The systems are the ThinkPad X200s and the X200t. The two notebooks offer some nice feature upgrades compared to the models they are replacing.

Lenovo has set its systems apart from the...

Hacker posts QuickTime zero-day attack code



From InfoWorld: A hacker has released attack code that exploits an unpatched vulnerability in Apple's QuickTime, just a week after the company updated the media player to plug nine other serious vulnerabilities, a security researcher said Wednesday.

The exploit, which was...

Microsoft: Shift away from Seinfeld-Gates planned



From CNET News.com: The next ad in Microsoft's massive Windows campaign won't feature Bill Gates and Jerry Seinfeld, but the move is part of a planned shift, Microsoft insisted on Wednesday

"That was always the plan," a Microsoft spokesperson said late Wednesday. That...

SanDisk Pulls a Yahoo, Wants More Money from Samsung



From DailyTech: Samsung sent a letter to SanDisk’s Board of Directors this week that sought to reiterate its willingness to acquire SanDisk for $26 per share in cash. SanDisk notified Samsung that its Board of Directors had unanimously turned the purchase offer down.

In a...

OCZ Once Again Slashes the Price of Core Series SSDs



From DailyTech: In what must a record for price meltdowns on brand new technology, OCZ's Core Series SSDs have taken yet another nose dive in pricing.

Last week, DailyTech reported that the 32GB OCZ Core SSD dropped down to an unheard of $99 after a $60 mail-in rebate. This...

Shuttle Begins to Ship Intel Atom-Based Nettop Barebone



From X-bit Labs: Shuttle, a leading producer of personal computers barebones, this week initiated shipments of its first nettop powered by Intel Atom processor. The novelty offers everything one would expect from a nettop: small form-factor, low power consumption, performance...

Toshiba May Be Interested in Acquiring SanDisk – Company



From X-bit Labs: Toshiba Corp., the world’s second largest producer of flash memory, may acquire SanDisk Corp., a leading supplier of flash-based products and also one of Toshiba’s largest customers. The Japanese electronic conglomerate may be the third company, after Samsung...

Intel: No virtual bridge from Xeon to AMD



From InfoWorld: VMware customers are getting a bit more freedom in the way they can transfer virtual machines from one Intel-based server to another, but they shouldn't hold their breath waiting for a bridge between Intel and AMD-based systems, an Intel executive said Tuesday....

Report: T-Mobile to Announce Google Phone Sept. 23



From PC World: T-Mobile USA will become the first company in the world to announce a mobile phone based on Google's Android OS at a New York press conference Sept. 23, the New York Times reports, citing T-Mobile.

The handset was manufactured by Taiwan's High Tech Computer...

Super Talent Announces Faster, Third Generation SSDs



From DailyTech: Super Talent is bulking up its solid-state drive (SSD) family with new, third generation models. The company today announced that its new MasterDrive OX and PX SSDs feature a brand new multi-channel SATA-II controller for increased read/write speeds.

The new...
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