VIA, in response to recent reports from media in Taiwan concerning a chipset licensing deal with Intel, on April 7 stated that the reports are based on rumors and that the company would not comment further on them.
Intel introduced a new quad-core enthusiast processor to bolster its product line for high-performance computers. The new QX6800 CPU increases the clock speed to 2.93 GHz and lifts the price of an Intel enthusiast CPU to a new record level.
Fragmentation is one of the most common complaints levied against Linux as a cellular OS and, at present, there is a relatively high degree of variation in Linux-based solutions when compared to other platforms such as Symbian or Windows Mobile, but this should not hamper the OS in the long term, according to research firm IMS Research.
Branded GPS-device vendors Garmin and TomTom are reportedly expected to venture into the GPS-enabled handset market, with market rumors stating that Garmin has already held talks for cooperation with Taiwan-based ODM handset maker Compal Communications, according to market sources.
With its introduction in November 2001, Apple says the new milestone cements the iPod's position as the fastest selling music player.
Dash Navigation is giving out 2000 GPS units for a free six-month test drive.
Japanese mobile phone operator KDDI Corp. will break into the United States market in the coming weeks.
The FCC is extending a ban on in-flight cell phone usage. The agency says there is insufficient information about whether phones disrupt cell towers or airplane navigation systems, so it will take the safe route by continuing the restriction.
Columbus (OH) – 2006 brought earth-shattering changes in the processor market with a competition we haven’t seen in many years. Prices have eroded much faster than in the years before. If you have been following our price/performance charts, it is no secret to you the competition between AMD and Intel in the retail market is reaching new heights almost every week. Time to recap what happened in the past half year and check which manufacturer focused on which segment.
MMicrosoft has released an updated version of its MS07-017 patch that fixes some incompatibility problems with the animated cursor vulnerability patch.
Microsoft is jumping on the DRM-free music bandwagon and will be offering unprotected EMI songs in its Zune Marketplace.
San Diego (CA) – Nine IT companies, including Cisco, IBM, Intel and Sun, have asked the T11 Committee of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) to create a Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) standard.
The first virus designed exclusively at infecting the iPod has been discovered.
With a brief disruption, Microsoft is back on its usual monthly cycle of software and security updates. The company plans to six security related updates and six non-security related updates next week.
30 months after it first hit the PC, Google Desktop is now available in a beta format for the Mac operating system.
Over the past few years, the Internal Revenue Service has lost several hundred laptops according to a new report from the IRS Inspector General J. Russell George.
Citigroup this week launched what it is calling the first mobile banking application in the US.
46,000 students and employees at the University of California San Francisco may have had their personal information stolen in a data breach, according to university officials.
According to a picture posted on Flickr, one lucky U.S. Army soldier was saved by his iPod after the music player took a bullet from an AK-47.
Google has launched a new personalized touch to its online maps tool that allows users to create customized maps with specific locations and pictures.