Santa Clara (CA) - In a world dominated by multi-thread desires, and often single-thread limitations, hardware advancements can make the biggest difference in performance. AMD has released a new extension for x86 hoping to address at least part of that. Dubbed SSE5, this newest generation adds power to the x86 by introducing not only a whole new instruction class, but also powerful multiply-accumulate instructions as well. Both of these advancements should deliver notable savings in compute time.
JVC today said that it has developed the first single-sided dual layer DVD-RW disc.
Nero today released information about the upcoming Nero 8 software package for creating, editing, ripping, converting and burning digital media content.
Microsoft says Service Pack 1 for Vista should be available in the next few weeks to select beta testers and the general public in the first quarter of 2008.
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Nokia has unveiled a new wireless platform for downloading music and games onto mobile phones.
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 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.
Some Microsoft customers received a huge shock this weekend after they unsuccessfully tried to validate their Windows XP, Vista and Microsoft Office products.
Iomega today announced its low-priced Home Network Hard Drive product line.
Barcelona is AMD's latest core redesign with internal changes to achieve greater compute parity with Intel's Core 2 architecture.
Sony is the face of a new malware threat that deals with fingerprint-authenticating USB drives.