Intel details Tunnel Creek SoC at IDF Beijing

Intel has detailed its next-gen Atom-based SoC. The chip - codenamed "Tunnel Creek" - is being prepped for deployment in vehicle-infotainment and IP media phones.

Apple tells overseas iPad customers to wait a bit longer

Apple is to delay the international release of the iPad by a month, citing high demand.

Team develops walk-on touch-screen for life-size gaming

A German research institute has developed a touch-screen interface that users operate with their feet.

Intel showcases Moorestown platform at IDF Beijing

Intel is showcasing its oft-delayed Moorestown platform at the annual developers conference in Beijing. 

Hitachi touts "glasses-free" 3D display

Hitachi has reportedly unveiled details of a new 3D display for handheld electronic devices.

Intel: Sandy Bridge processors on target for 2010

Intel has confirmed that production of processors featuring its next-gen Hi-K 32 nanometer (nm) "Sandy Bridge" architecture will kick off in late 2010.

Seagate drives to come with movies preloaded

In the first deal of its kind, Seagate is to start selling external hard drives with Paramount movies preloaded.

Sharp announces four-color 3D LCD displays

Sharp has announced the first four-primary-color 3D LCD, claiming it will give a brighter image than current models with very little ghosting.

OCZ touts next-gen SATA II SSDs

Wicked! OCZ has introduced the Vertex 2 and Agility 2 SATA II 2.5" Solid State Drive (SSD) series.

Report: "Widespread" USB 3 adoption delayed until 2011

A new report claims that USB 3 will not see "widespread adoption" until at least late 2011 due to Intel's lack of "direct" support.

HP accelerates Moore's Law with new memory architecture

A recent discovery by a team of Hewlett Packard researchers could eventually help redefine the capabilities, speed and capacity of conventional memory.

Report: Microsoft eyes cloud computing shift

Microsoft's recent decision to end its support for Intel's Itanium architecture may indicate a paradigm business shift towards cloud computing and virtualization.

AMD targets workstation market with ATI FirePro V8800

AMD has introduced a high-end graphics card targeted at the lucrative workstation market.

Western Digital deploys 600GB VelociRaptor

Western Digital has refreshed its VelociRaptor lineup with two new 10,000 RPM SATA hard drives.

Blu-ray doubles storage capacity

The Blu-ray Disc Association (BDA) has announced a new high-capacity format, more than doubling the amount of storage capacity.

The iPad undergoes "Will It Blend?" treatment

It wouldn't be a new Apple product launch without the most rigorous stress test known to man: "Will It Blend?" Blendtec's Tom Dickson sees what happens when an iPad is ground to a bunch of dust.

Microsoft ditches support for Itanium architecture

Microsoft will be halting support for Intel's Itanium architecture on its upcoming Windows Server, SQL Server and Visual Studio 2010 platforms.

Toshiba to manufacture advanced NAND chips

Toshiba has confirmed that it will be spending some 15 billion yen ($160 million) to build a test production line for advanced flash memory chips. 

School dishes out iPads to all its freshmen

Kids just don't know they're born these days. Whilst our generation thought ourselves lucky to get paper and a stub of pencil - no more scratchy slates, hurrah! - a bunch of spoilt brats over at Seton Hill University are being kitted out with iPads.

Nvida says GTX 480 designed to run at "high temperatures"

Nvidia has responded to "concerns" about the GTX 480 by noting that the recently introduced GPU was designed to run at "high temperatures" without affecting quality or longevity.