Transcend Information and TwinMos Technologies have separately launched 4 GB and 8 GB secure digital high-capacity (SDHC) cards.
The announcement last year that Apple was moving to Intel-based hardware might have seemed like a fatal blow to Terra Soft Solutions, a company best-known for the Yellow Dog Linux distro.
Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) will announce the Rev G Turion 64 X2 and Mobile Sempron CPU lineups, which will debut as the chip vendor's first 65 nm-made mobile processors, in 2007, according to motherboard makers familiar with AMD's latest CPU roadmap.
Viewsonic announced a DLP (digital light processing) front-projector priced at less than $1000, for business and home use.
NEC LCD Technologies recently announced that it will begin shipping samples of its new 12.1-inch super video graphics array (SVGA) TFT-LCD module.
Asustek Computer last week debuted its 22" widescreen LCD monitor (MW221U) featuring a response time of 2ms.
At Ajax World, IBM is demonstrating a tool that it will soon put up on its hosted alpha services site that would enable developers to build Ajax mashups.
Google has unveiled a couple of new search services.
Charles Chou, an analyst at Fubon Securities, commented that the tight supply of low-end Intel Celeron and AMD Socket AM2 Sempron CPUs became apparent in the middle of September, with the two chip vendors gearing up to accelerate each platform's transition by the fourth quarter of 2006.
Industry sources noted that AMD has validated its 65 nm CPU production at Singapore-based foundry Chartered Semiconductor and volume production of AMD's 65 nm CPU lineup at Chartered is slated for the first half of 2007.
Amazon-owned A9 never had much consumer usage but it was one of the most innovative and interesting search engines, with many distinctive features.
Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) has postponed launch of its Socket AM3 processors to the middle of 2008, from an originally scheduled third-quarter 2007, according to motherboard makers.
Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) is proceeding to switch 90% of its desktop-processor production to the 65 nm node by the end of 2007, according to motherboard makers familiar with AMD's latest roadmap.
AMD has indicated to motherboard makers that it will advance the launch of its quad-core K8L desktop platform to the third quarter of 2007, according to sources at the motherboard makers.
Unexpectedly strong demand in the notebook market has resulted in CPU shortages, sending notebook makers scrambling to secure CPU supply for the fourth-quarter high season, according to industry sources.
Nvidia is expected to announce the world's first DirectX 10-compliant graphics chip, the GeForce 8800 (codenamed G80), in the middle of November, graphics card makers revealed.
Lite-On IT, the largest maker of optical disc drives in Taiwan, recently unveiled a Blu-ray Disc (BD) burner.
Toshiba on October 2 unveiled a slim HD DVD drive for notebooks, the SD-L902A, that can read and write to HD DVD, standard DVD and CD discs with sample shipments of the new drive scheduled to start by year-end.
The collaboration between IBM, Infineon Technologies, Chartered Semiconductor and Samsung Electronics on 45nm production process has progressed, with the first tape out proceeding at IBM's 12" fab, and other members of the alliance stating they are on schedule to introduce their own production by end of 2006, according to officials from the companies at a recent Chartered technology forum in Santa Clara.
High Tech Computer (HTC) is expected to begin volume shipments of the Ipaq rx5915 GPS-enabled PDA to Hewlett-Packard (HP) this month, according to market sources.