Overclockers Aim For 6 GHz And Beyond At NVISION



From Tom's Hardware: LAN parties and overclocking go together like cheese and pizza, bread and butter, well you get the picture. At the NVISION conference and lan party in San Jose this week, several overclockers are attempting to boost their processors to six gigahertz and...

AMD Quietly Starts to Sell Dual-Core Phenom Microprocessors.



From X-bit Labs: Advanced Micro Devices has quietly started to sell dual-core microprocessors featuring the latest K10 micro-architecture in Europe, at least, based on the results from a search engine. If the information is correct and AMD is shipping its Phenom X2 parts for...

Microsoft Office Live Small Biz suffers outage, lost e-mail



From InfoWorld: Microsoft loyalists could be forgiven for feeling a little smug after all of the publicity over outages and lost e-mails at online services run by archrivals Apple's MobileMe and Google's Gmail.

Microsoft, it turns out, isn't invulnerable. Some users of...

MacFamilyTree Update Includes Improved Chart Editing



From PC World: Genealogy application MacFamilyTree has been updated to version 5.2.5, improving on several of the features in the application.

Among the changes in the new version are some fixes for MobileFamilyTree export. MobileFamilyTree is the company's mobile genealogy...

In U.K., iPhone ad banned over 'all Internet' claim



From CNET News.com: The U.K.'s Advertising Standards Authority has banned an ad for the iPhone that promised users access to "all parts of the internet" on their Apple device.

The TV advertisement featured an individual flicking through holiday-related Web pages on an iPhone...

Google drops Bluetooth, GTalkService APIs from Android 1.0



From InfoWorld: Google dropped Bluetooth and the GTalkService instant messaging APIs (application program interfaces) from the set of tools for the first version of the mobile phone OS, Android 1.0, according to the Android Developers Blog.

But the company made clear that...

HP and Acer start Netbook price war



From InfoWorld: Hewlett-Packard and Acer have lowered prices of their netbooks as the back-to-school sales season kicks into gear in the U.S., offering bargains for users.

Acer slashed prices on its Aspire one netbooks on Friday to as low as $329 for one version, while HP...

Nokia Launches N85, N79 and N96 for the US



From PC World: Nokia has expanded its N series of smart phones with two new models: the N85 and the N79. The company will also start selling an Americanized version of the upcoming N96, it announced on Tuesday.

The N85 comes in the shape of a two-way slider, and has 2.6 inch...

HTC Adds S740 to Smartphone Portfolio



From PC World: HTC is launching the Windows Mobile-based S740, which drops support for touch in favor of a classic 12-key numberpad and a slide-out QWERTY keyboard, it announced on Tuesday.

Even though HTC has launched a number of touch-screen phones as of late, one size doesn...
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