Lone Star Briefings Rick Bergman, general manager of AMD’s product group waxed long about the Fusion family of products today.
Lone Star Briefings While AMD rolled out its future strategy for notebooks, the conversation turned to categories of PCs.
Lone Star Briefings Chip firm AMD said here in Austin today that the current model of benchmarks for notebooks, on both speed and battery performance are fatally flawed.
Chipmaker AMD has dragged out several of its Phenom II X4 900 series
CPUs for a long walk in a Berlin forest after which they will never be
Maingear has unveiled a personal "supercomputer" for PC gamers and enthusiasts.
Rumors that the new HD 5900 series could be just another chip refresh have been knocked on the head.
An outfit that makes 3-D touch controllers for video and computer games
has just been recruited by the US Army to make controls for its war
Owners of the recently introduced 27-inch iMac have encountered an
unidentified bug that reportedly causes massive spikes in CPU usage.
Nvidia has claimed that its nForce chipsets are "better" than
Intel's. A company spokesperson also criticized the chip manufacturer
for allegedly postponing USB 3 introduction until 2011.
Taiwanese manufacturer Asustek said it has introduced a mobo for PCs that incorporates two USB 3.0 ports.
The Taiwanese Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) said it had problems with making chips using its 40 nanometer process and yields are not up to scratch.
Intel and Numonyx say they've achieved a breakthrough in the research of phase change memory (PCM), a non-volatile memory technology bringing together the benefits of a range of different memory types.
Sony has issued a safety recall for AC adapters for its Vaio desktops and docking stations. Around 69,000 of the faulty units are believed to be in use.
There are clear signs of recovery in the graphics chip market although there remains some time before sales return to the pre-credit crunch days.
An Intel spokesperson recently told TG Daily that Microsoft Windows 7
offers "improved performance and stability" compared to Vista and the
veteran, yet aging XP operating system.
Column We were delighted to have reported the fantastic growth of Q3 (21.4%
over Q2, 7.3% year-to-year.) That clearly indicated the recession was
over for graphics chips, and since they are a predictor of PCs, it
forecasts a great holiday season for our desktop and portable
companions. It’s also a bellwether of consumer confidence and the
improvement in the economy in general - and take note – it’s the
consumer, not IT, that’s leading the recovery.
The US Army is ordering bipedal robots that can walk and crawl like a human, in order to test chemical protection clothing.
PC vendors are setting their sights on the booming smartphone market to offset a slump in computer sales.
Strong demand for LEDs for backlit applications and lighting has
created a shortage in the supply chain that will last until the first
quarter of 2010.
Everyone who doesn't work for Apple is hoping against hope that the
Cupertino company puts us out of our misery soon and tells us whether
or not it's going to introduce a tablet computer.