Nearly 100% of 10-inch-and-smaller LCD panels using LED backlight

Hackers hit Virgin America website

iPod and iPhone causing flash memory shortage – report

Brisk sales of Apple’s iPhone and iPod are fueling a worldwide shortage in flash memory chips according to a new report issued by DRAMeXchange.

Microsoft delays Vista SP1

Can anyone get the connected home right?

Analyst Opinion - We’ve been trying to make the idea of the connected home work for decades.  I can recall shortly after Disneyland opened they had a showcase home of the future which stayed in place from 1957 to 1967.  It was kind of funny was when it was torn down: It was so well built the wrecking ball just bounced off the walls, kind of a super hero house.

Intel prices its first 45nm processor at $999, to hit the market in Q4

Nokia launches GPS service

Samsung 50nm 1Gb DDR2 gains Intel validation

Sprint and Clearwire partner up on WiMax

OCZ introduces 1800 MHz DDR3 modules

Sunnyvale (CA) – OCZ Technology has introduced one of the fastest DDR3 memory modules on the market.  It’s new PC3-14400 Platinum edition runs at 1800 MHz and promises to have “ample overclocking capability”, according to OCZ.

Toshiba recalls thousands of Sony-made laptop batteries

Former spammer spills the beans

Kanguru hops out with environmentally friendly external hard drives

Millis (MA) - Kanguru announced today that it has released its new line of Eco Drive external hard drives, calling them the most environmentally friendly option available.The Eco Drive has a tiered system of power reduction.  After three seconds of inactivity, it goes into "idle mode", which takes the operating level down to 80%.  After three minutes, it automatically moves into "standby mode", in which the drive only operates at around 10% - 20% of normal consumption.

Novatel intros 7.2 Mb/s HSUPA mobile modem

ASML ships volume production system for semiconductors as small as 36.5 nm

Sprint offers social mapping on mobile phones

Sprint has partnered up with Mountain View-based Loopt to offer friend tracking services on upcoming GPS-equipped phones.

iPhone partially unlocked

The fine geeks over at the iPhone Dev Wiki have claimed partial success in unlocking the Apple iPhone.

Voodoo announces Core 2 Extreme notebook

Calgary (Canada) – VoodooPC is offering a new performance notebook equipped with Intel’s Core 2 Extreme X7800 processor and up to 600 GB of hard disk space.      

Intel to shrink Penryn for SFF

Fujitsu introduces LifeBook U1010 UMPC