The announcement made by Microsoft and Citrix today is expected to bolster both companies in the virtualization markets.
Fremont (CA) - Logitech today introduced a 2.1 speaker system for notebook computers that also incorporates a three-in-one USB hub.
Logitech's AudioHub system is comprised of a three-chamber speaker set with integrated subwoofer for surround sound playback of digital audio.
Additionally, it contains three high-speed USB ports, powered by one USB output that plugs into the computer. The system is designed to fit behind a notebook PC. There is room under the base speaker to house USB cables.
Opinion – AMD officially pulled back the curtain on its Opteron quad-core processor with an event held at the San Francisco's Letterman Digital Arts Center, home to Star Wars creator George Lucas. But the "most anticipated premiere of 2007" turned out to be a mostly lifeless feel-good event for AMD and some of its closest partners, leaving us somewhat confused and wondering: Did AMD deliver?
On September 10, AMD held its biggest ever launch event for Barcelona at The Presidio in San Francisco at 6:30pm PDT. On hand for the 1.5 hour event were several top executives and partners to AMD, all lending support for their native-quad core Opteron. Here is a brief summary of the event.
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Opinion - AMD's actions in recent quarters reveal a trend we can only describe as: all in. It's a poker term meaning AMD bet it all on Barcelona. But is Barcelona enough? Can AMD make it with this product as their flagship?
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.
Motorola is reportedly thinking about a new touch-screen cell phone that would be in direct combat with Apple's iPhone.
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.