TSMC to unveil Reference Flow 8.0 for 45nm production

Samsung packs 4 GB memory chip into cellphones

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).  

Turn your PS3 into a Linux Server

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.

Asustek to showcase bamboo-like leather notebook at Computex Taipei 2007

Taiwan optical disc maker Prodisc debuts patented LED lamp technology

LabelFlash on the rise in competition with LightScribe

Dell ships Linux PCs today

Linux fans can rejoice because Dell is now shipping Ubuntu-installed desktops and notebooks.

Analyst opinion: Dell’s and Gateway’s gaming strategies compared

Dell and Gateway are getting more serious to capture market share in the PC gaming market. Rob Enderle has a look at both strategies and the products behind it.

Dell to sell computers at Wal-Mart

Immersion offers tactile feedback technology for portable devices with touchscreens

Immersion today announced the availability of tactile feedback for small touchscreens used in navigation devices, media players and remote controls.

OCZ intros DDR3 enthusiast memory

OCZ announced PC3-8500 and PC3-10666 memory modules for Intel 3-series chipset motherboards.

Western Digital ships 250 GB notebook hard drive

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 eliminates lead from 45nm line

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.

Dell updates high-end XPS gaming rig

Round Rock (TX) – Dell today announced a new version of its XPS 720 H2C Edition, which includes factory overclocked memory and more bling-bling.

CPU makers advance I/O virtualization technologies

Intel adds more mobile processors to its embedded product line

Freescale unveils multi-core processor for telematics, consumer and industrial applications

Optimus LED keyboard enters pre-order phase

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 ...  

IBM releases 4.7 GHz Power6 processor

London (UK) – IBM today announced what it claims to be the “fastest microprocessor ever built.”

Intel’s new P35/G33 chipsets sport 1333 MHz FSB

Intel has announced two new motherboard chips that sport a faster 1333 MHz front-side bus.