Intel has informed its customers that it has begun phasing out two of its three “Sossaman” processors.
Chicago (IL) – After CPUs and GPUs, there’s now a device to watercool your hard drives as well.
Chicago (IL) – Eurocom has begun offering its heavy-weight Phantom mobile workstations with Intel’s Core 2 Quad processors.
Rochester (NY) – Xerox said that it has developed a new kind of digital printing paper that can be manufactured using trees more efficiently.
Opinion – After 29 days, it was time to cancel the service on my iPhone – to avoid AT&T’s $175 penalty for canceling the 2-yr service contract early. I still think that the iPhone is a great mobile communication device - without doubt the most innovative built so far – but it is mainly the inadequate cellphone service that makes absolutely no sense at this time.
Chicago (IL) – Sony Ericsson has received the nod for its upcoming T650i phone with an integrated 3.2 megapixel camera.
AMD made a very powerful presentation yesterday. No question about that. Anyone sitting in the audience or listening in, at least those who didn't have any reason to believe otherwise, is likely to be absolutely convinced about AMD’s vision. The company showed nothing but a solid purpose of mind. It was actually very refreshing to see such an upbeat AMD on that stage. The question now is: Will AMD’s vision be enough?>> In Pictures: Bulldozer, Bocat and AMD's roadmap update
Dell has said that, although it has begun shipping the XPS M1330 notebooks, "the process to ramp production has taken a bit longer than we expected."
Sunnyvale (CA) – If you have been waiting for some news on how AMD will counter Intel in the next one, two years, then the Technology Analyst Day provided many answers. Not a lot of finished products, but AMD outlined its ideas which the company hopes will shape the industry down the road. If you have missed the webcast, here’s our comprehensive wrap-up.
Tokyo (Japan) - Japanese notebook buyers (and U.S. buyers with an eye on the Japanese market) have been waiting for Toshiba SS RX1 for some time – and it appears that the wait isn’t over yet. The ultra-thin notebook, on of the first to be available with a 64 GB solid state disk (SSD) drive was scheduled to become available today, but has not surfaced yet, according to Akihabaranews.com.
Sunnyvale (CA) – There are very few options for AMD other than moving into the offense these days: The company’s chief technology officer today revealed at a meeting with analysts more details about the first Fusion processor “Falcon” as well as processors succeeding Barcelona: Bulldozer and Bobcat. And: The company plans to catch up with Intel’s production process in 2009.
A new report three years in the making bashes earlier claims that cell phone transmissions could cause immediate health problems.