Asustek and Gigabyte to be first to launch AMD RD790 mobos in September

Scientists pack terabytes onto DVDs

Jerusalem (Israel) - A company called Mempile has developed a prototype storage device which uses a DVD-like disc capable of eventually storing up to 1 Terabyte worth of data in a semi-transparent disc.  It has 200 physical layers of about 5GB each on this disc.  That's enough to store more than 250,000 MP3s, 115 full-length DVD movies, or 40 full-length HD movies on each disc.  Researchers believe the technology will yield multi-TB discs that could fit in your coat pocket.  

Intel promises enhanced trusted computing in virtualization with vPro

Intel announced today an extended platform technology which has the potential to make computer viruses and successful hacker attacks in virtualized environments a thing of the past.

Sparkle's 8600 GTS graphics card gets an extra 256 MB

Barcelona sports a new green logo

Barcelona is AMD's latest core redesign with internal changes to achieve greater compute parity with Intel's Core 2 architecture.

MSI Twin Turbo puts old twist on GPU overclocking

Via releases 1 watt CPU

Via has extended its Eden processor family with a new ultra low voltage model.

Epson starts volume production of new 0.7" full HD HTPS panels

Toshiba announces 32 GB SDHC card

The next size of flash memory is knocking on our doors: Toshiba today said that it will be shipping a 16 GB SDHC card in October and a 32 GB version in January.

Intel announces 2.8 GHz notebook processor

Intel officially introduced a new Core 2 Extreme model for notebooks: The X7900 model increases the performance for high-end notebooks with a clock speed of 2.8 GHz.

Intel lining up 11 Penryn 45 nm processors for new notebook platforms

Sun cuts power consumption of its Santa Clara datacenter by 77%

Going green is a big trend in the computer industry these days and Sun has just completed a project that showcases how much power a modern datacenter can save over an installation that is a few years old.

Intel throws 65nm at embedded NOR Flash

Via launches low-power motherboard

Via announced a new mainboard today that, according to its manufacturer, will help system vendors to undercut the latest Energy Star power requirements by 50%.

The niche and big niche for SSD: Q&A with Dean A Klein of Micron memory system development

Toshiba announces 320 GB notebook hard drive

Toshiba announced a new generation of 2.5" mainstream, hard drives with a maximum capacity of 320 GB. The company also announced its entry into the performance 2.5" market with 7200 rpm drives that provide up to 200 GB of storage space.

IBM and TDK aim to increase capacity of MRAM

Intel’s new G965 drivers speed up shading and games

Intel’s recently released drivers for its integrated graphics chips should speed up games between 50 and 100% according to Intel Global Communications Manager Nick Knupffer.Santa Clara (CA) – Intel’s recently released drivers for its integrated graphics chips should speed up games between 50 and 100% according to Intel Global Communications Manager Nick Knupffer.  Writing in his Intel blog, Knupffer says the new version 14.31 Graphics Media Accelerator drivers for Windows XP add hardware pixel and vertex shading to the chips – shading that the G965s had

AMD officially introduces 6400+ processor in the U.S.

Following the CPU's unveiling last week in Tokyo, AMD announced the availability of the Athlon 64 X2 6400+ processor. The new "Black Edition" processor will serve as the flagship desktop processor until the arrival of the Phenom CPU in Q4.    

40,000 MP3 files in your pocket

Samsung is getting more aggressive in the hard drive market: The company today announced a new 160 GB drive in a 1.8" form factor – which is often used in compact notebooks and some portable audio and video players such as the video iPod.