Nvidia boosts graphics on Intel i7, preps integrated chip

From CNET News.com: Nvidia is extending its support for Intel's upcoming Core i7 processors while it prepares to announce next-generation integrated graphics silicon.

Samsung Aims Low with New SSD Line

From DailyTech: Samsung announced a new line of SSDs today that it is aiming at the low-cost PC market that needs low-density drives. The new Samsung SSDs are very compact and should work very well for netbook and ultra mobile systems. Samsung says the SSDs are 30% smaller than the typical SSD on the market today and use the SATA II interface.

NVISION 08: Antec's New Case, Peripherals

From Tom's Hardware: One of the more interesting cases to hit the market in some time, the Antec Skeleton (or Dragon Bones for those in Asia), takes the computer case in an interesting direction. Made for the hardware enthusiast who enjoys showing off what’s under the hood, the Skeleton is the open-faced sandwich of cases, exposing most of the major components while still offering fair protection.

Overclockers Aim For 6 GHz And Beyond At NVISION

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 revenue, then the chipmaker may attract additional attention to its microprocessor line among price-conscious buyers looking for modern tech.

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.

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.

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.

Zotac Intros External Controller for Graphics Cards Overclocking

From X-bit Labs: Zotac, a supplier of graphics cards that belongs to PC Partner holding, on Monday announced a special external hardware device that will simplify overclocking for both novices and performance enthusiasts.

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 handsets using the Android OS will work with other Bluetooth devices such as headsets, for example.


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