Chicago (IL) – Intel may soon be announcing a close relationship with Nvidia, which apparently will be contributing to the company’s Larrabee project, TG Daily has learned. Larrabee is expected to roll out in 2009 and debut as a floating point accelerator product with a performance of more than 1 TFlops as well as a high-end graphics card with dual-graphics capabilities.
Digital microphone specialist Akustica today announced what it calls the world's first high definition microphone for computers and mobile devices.
Google has unveiled its first major software product that consumers can use without the need for a permanent Internet connection.
Mozilla released its third update to Firefox 2.0 this week.
AMD announced a new version of its Sempron processor which will be targeted at fanless embedded designs.
The Big Apple is getting the 3D treatment in Microsoft’s updated Live Search Map service. Extra: Image Gallery
When I was briefed on Surface (previously code-named Milan) a few days ago, I was incredibly impressed. Having gotten used to disappointments like Origami, Zune, and even the Media Center PC where Microsoft didn’t actually finish the offering, this product was a breath of fresh air, largely because it was complete.
Carlsbad (CA) – Microsoft today unveiled what the company calls surface computer, a new product that allows users to interact with content and information without a traditional mouse and keyboard.
Microsoft unveils Surface computer (6 images) ...
Seoul (Korea) – There is no such thing as too much memory: Samsung announced that it has begun shipping a 4 GB NAND flash chip package for cellphones – which could eliminate the need for expansion card slots at least for some next-generation mobile phones.
The new moviMCP flash is a multi-chip package consisting of two 16 Gb flash chips as well as a 1 Gb (128 MB) mobile DRAM chip to support the processor and a 2 Gb (256 MB) NAND flash chip for general handset operations (such as storing the operating system and core applications).
Helios Software today released a free download of a modified Yellow Dog Linux (YDL) distribution, optimized to use Sony's Playstation 3 as a test-drive server.
Linux fans can rejoice because Dell is now shipping Ubuntu-installed desktops and notebooks.
Video editing software company Nero announced today that Nero Linux 3 is available worldwide, claiming it is the first Linux application to support Blu-ray and HD DVD burning.
Valve Software announced today that over 13 million users are now actively using its Steam digital distribution service.
Immersion today announced the availability of tactile feedback for small touchscreens used in navigation devices, media players and remote controls.
OCZ announced PC3-8500 and PC3-10666 memory modules for Intel 3-series chipset motherboards.
Western Digital (is getting more aggressive in the perpendicular race and today said that it has begun shipping a 2.5” notebook hard drive with the industry’s “highest capacity.”
Intel has announced that it will eliminate lead from its future line of 45 nm processors which include the Core 2 Duo, Core 2 Quad and Xeon processors.
Round Rock (TX) – Dell today announced a new version of its XPS 720 H2C Edition, which includes factory overclocked memory and more bling-bling.
Chicago (IL) – Russian design studio Art Lebedev opened its online store for pre-orders of the Optimus Maximus LED keyboard. The first shipment of 200 keyboards was sold within one day, despite the keyboard’s hefty price tag of $1564.37.
The Optimus maximus keyboard in pictures ...