Opera speeds up its browser

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.

iPhone accounts for almost 2% of U.S. cellphone sales

Apple is on track to exceed its shipment goal for its iPhone, a report released by iSuppli suggests.

Google sneaks in a Flight Sim

There is a not so apparent feature in the latest version of Google Earth: A flight simulator.>> In Pictures: Google Flight Simulator  

Background: Inside Intel's Tera-scale project

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?

Panasonic's 16 GB SDHC will have a lofty price tag

Sandisk to offer SSD for sub-$250 PC

Berlin (Germany) – Sandisk said that it will be offering NAND flash-based solid state disk (SSD) drives for the low-cost PC market.  

British eBay addicts can now text in their bids

Bargain ebayed hard drive spills political secrets

Background: SSE5 to give AMD faster compute abilities

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.  SSE history

JVC announces first rewritable DL DVD disc

JVC today said that it has developed the first single-sided dual layer DVD-RW disc.

Intel 2-way servers to get 45 nm boost in Q4

Chicago dumps city-wide Wi-Fi plans

Nero details latest multimedia management software

Nero today released information about the upcoming Nero 8 software package for creating, editing, ripping, converting and burning digital media content.

Nvidia G92 graphics chip to launch in November

Microsoft releases details on Vista SP1

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.

Nuke plant guard caught napping

Unlocking the iPhone: What does it mean?

Analyst Opinion - Maybe not as much as you think and maybe everything. So let's have a closer look.

Nokia introduces mobile music, games service

Nokia has unveiled a new wireless platform for downloading music and games onto mobile phones.

S3 to volume produce new graphics chips by year-end

AMD talks plans for server, desktop and notebooks