Samsung has begun shipping 64 GB SATA drive in a 2.5" form factor. The NAND flash-based hard drives are expected to become available as storage options for Dell and Alienware consumer notebooks.
AMD's website has posted some benchmark numbers for Barcelona. Does the picture they paint stand up to what the real-world is seeing?
Sunnyvale (CA) – AMD today announced what the company calls the "most advanced x86 processor) as well as the first "native quad-core processor". Code-named Barcelona, the quad-core Opteron will be shipping in server systems this month. The core technology of the new CPU will also surface in AMD's Phenom processor for desktop systems in December.
Santa Clara (CA) - Intel issued marching orders today that several Core Solo, Core Duo, Celeron and one Core 2 Quad chip will be discontinued shortly. As Intel prepares the upcoming 45nm, these older processors will no longer be available for order after the dates shown below. Only remaining inventory supplies will be sold.
Urbana (IL) - Scientists at the University of Illinois have developed a new type of ink-jet printer capable of drawing 700 nm lines and 250 nm dots on circuit boards. They've demonstrated the ability to reliably print circuit patterns which work, thereby ushering in a whole new generation of fast-cycle tools.
Hewlett-Packard (HP) today announced its long awaited gaming rig that had been in development with the help of the firm's boutique PC builder for some time. Blackbird goes head to head with Dell's XPS performance desktops.>> In Pictures: HP Blackbird 002
Intel announced today their quad-core Clovertown server CPUs will receive a new stepping from B3 to G0, which brings some new abilities including lower power consumption.
Coinciding with the release of a 160 GB iPod, Toshiba today announced a 160 GB 1.8" hard drive, which will be available with a CE-ATA interface later this year.
Santa Clara (CA) – Five days ahead of the launch of AMD's Barcelona processor, Intel today announced its 65 nm Xeon 7300/7200 series, the latest and final product based on the company's Core microarchitecture.
Intel is gearing up to launch its Xeon 7300 processor, the last piece of its Core micro-architecture strategy. It's a critical product that is designed to attack AMD in a market that is still dominated by the green team. But Intel believes that is going to change.
A new study published by the Leuven School for Mass Communication Research at Katholieke Universiteit Leuven in Belgium indicates that cellphone users after "bedtime" may have long-term effects on sleep time.
Opera today released an alpha version of its Kestrel browser, officially named Opera 9.5. Besides a few new features, the new browser renders webpages substantially faster than than preceding version.
Santa Clara (CA) - Last week, Intel released eight technical papers providing details about its Tera-scale project. TG Daily had an opportunity to discuss the technology with Jerry Bautista, director of technology management at Intel. Could Tera-scale become the x86 killer?