ATI Readies New Mainstream Graphics Card

From X-bit Labs: ATI, graphics product group of Advanced Micro Devices, plans to introduce yet another ATI Radeon HD 4800-series graphics card that will be aimed at the mainstream market. The new product will allow AMD to more successfully compete against arch-rival Nvidia Corp., which is going to have problems with offering a competitor for the novelty from ATI.

Nokia Drops Enterprise E-mail Platform to Focus on Consumers

From PC World: Nokia will stop developing its enterprise mobile e-mail platform Intellisync: its future enterprise e-mail systems will be based on platforms from Cisco, Microsoft and IBM, among others.

"It doesn't make too much sense for us to create our own when we can partner with the best solutions in the market," said Dinesh Subramanian, spokesman at Nokia.

AMD says new 'Shanghai' chip is ready to go

From CNET AMD said Monday it is set to roll out its next-generation "Shanghai" chip--minus the mistakes of the last generation.

Super Talent Launches 64GB, 128GB SSDs at $179, $299 Respectively

From DailyTech: When it comes to SSDs, Super Talent isn't standing still when it comes to new models. Super Talent and OCZ have both been battling it out to bring faster, cheaper models to the masses based on multi-level cell (MLC) NAND technology.

Just two weeks ago, Super Talent launched new MLC-based MasterDrive OX drives which feature read speeds of 150MB/sec and write speeds of 100MB/sec. Prices range from $149 for the 32GB model on up to $419 for the 128GB mode.

NVIDIA Offers Settlements in Suits Over GPU Price Fixing

From DailyTech: NVIDIA has offered to settle some of the pending lawsuits against it out of court. The suits in question that NVIDIA is trying to settle stem from allegations of price fixing in the GPU market.

Sprint Launches Xohm WiMax Network in Baltimore

From PC World: Sprint Nextel launched its mobile Wimax broadband network in the city of Baltimore on Monday.

Xohm (pronounced "zome") will offer download speeds of between 2M bps (bits per second) and 4Mbps, with prices starting at US$30 a month for mobile users, the company said.

Report: Motorola expanding Android team


The talk of the tech town lately has been Android, Google's cell phone operating system. Last week, Google and T-Mobile showed off the forthcoming G1--the first phone that will be powered by the open platform.

Report: Nintendo to Release New DS

From DailyTech: According to a Nikkei newspaper article that was translated on Neogaf, Nintendo plans to release a new DS handheld game console at the end of this year. This console will come equipped with a camera and double as a portable music player. The new version will also have improved wireless capabilities for accessing the internet. Pictures taken with the new DS's internal camera will be usable by games, opening up new game play possibilities.

Asustek Computer to Make New Mainboards More Affordable

From X-bit Labs: In an attempt to boost demand towards its latest Intel P45-based mainboards that aim premium market segment, Asustek Computer has cut prices on the appropriate products. Asus reportedly indicated that price cuts will clear out inventory before the firm rolls out its mainboards for Intel’s next-generation central processing units (CPUs).

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