APH Networks Reviews: Gigabyte GeForce 9800GT 512MB



What do you call a company that manufacturers the same car under 50 different nameplates? Answer: General Motors. So, in that sense, what do you call a company that markets the same graphics card under two model numbers that indicate (supposed) separate generation of cards...

AMD's Budget Video Cards Pack Punches



From Tom's Hardware: Need a new videocard, but don’t have the Benjamins—or the need—for a high-end model? Take a look at some of the new budget cards, such as AMD’s ATI Radeon HD 4600 series: AMD’s latest videocards promise to deliver decent gaming performance—and 512 MB frame...

Seinfeld and Gates hit the road for Vista



From CNET News.com: Those left scratching their heads after Microsoft's first new ad may find themselves just as itchy after the follow-up spot.

The second in Microsoft's series of new ads airs Thursday night, featuring Bill Gates and Jerry Seinfeld moving in with a family of...

Panasonic Shows Compact Camera With Interchangeable Lens



From PC World: Panasonic has developed a digital still camera that straddles the boundary between compact point-and-shoot models and larger SLR (single lens reflex) cameras.

The Lumix DMC-G1 has interchangeable lenses, a feature usually only found on SLR cameras, but Panasonic...

Microsoft Exec Speaks Out About Zune's Future



From DailyTech: While the iPod and Sansa run away from the other players in the digital audio player (DAP) market, Microsoft is working to make a better device. CNET News talked with Microsoft's Joe Belfiore, the head of Microsoft's Zune development.

Belfiore says Microsoft...

Adobe aims to stave off Silverlight with video encoder



From InfoWorld: Ratcheting up the battle for the rich media space, Adobe Systems later this year plans to offer Adobe Flash Media Encoding Server, which is software to move video content to Adobe's Flash format.

Unveiled this week, the software makes it easier for users of...

Sony Shows Prototype Next-gen Speakers



From PC World: Sony has developed next-generation prototype speakers that hang from a ceiling or come with an entire home audio system built-into the base, utilizing the same technology in its distinctive Sountina .

The two working prototypes were unveiled Wednesday at a...

Source: Microsoft, RIM to announce search deal



From CNET News.com: Microsoft and Research In Motion are expected to announce on Thursday a partnership that will make it easier for BlackBerry users to reach Microsoft's search engine, according to a source familiar with the companies' plans.

As part of the deal...

AMD Roadmap Sheds Light on Cheap UVC Processors



From DailyTech: AMD is hard at work introducing new processors to try to capture market share from Intel. Earlier this week, slides showing some new AMD processors coming this year surfaced. Among the new processors on the slide was a line AMD is calling Ultra-Value Client (UVC...
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