SiS to launch new AMD-based chipsets

Intel phases out all remaining Netburst Xeon DP processors

Intel has sent all four remaining Xeon DP processors with the 65 nm Dempsey core into its product discontinuance program.

GP GPUs unleashed: Nvidia releases CUDA 1.0

Programmers can now unlock the general processing power of their Nvidia graphics cards with a new SDK.

JP Morgan analysts duel over iPhone Nano predictions

Is there an iPhone Nano in our future?  Analysts at JP Morgan are saying both yes and no in a case of dueling research reports.

Japan mulling tax on Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, other devices

On July 5, a workshop was held by Japan's Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (MIC) to consider imposing a “Radio Utilization Fee”.

Microsoft preps new version of Windows Live OneCare security package

Microsoft is gearing up to release the first major upgrade to its security software Windows Live OneCare. The beta of version 2.0 is available as a free download.

Kingston unveils “ultra” low latency DDR3 memory

Albatron announces Blu-ray decoder card

Albatron has announced a graphics card whose primary focus is to enable Blu-ray movie playback on a PC.  

Gateway paints its notebooks red and blue

Irvine (CA) – Gateway has introduced two new notebook families, which are available not only in the traditional dark grey casing but also with red and blue color touches.  

Logitech unveils remote control-style mouse

Fremont (CA) – Logitech today announced its MX Air mouse, a stylish new mouse that has the shape of a common mouse, but works “in air” as well and is used just like a remote control.      

Who said wireless routers have to be boring?

Compton (CA) – Belkin today unveiled a fancy new router that you actually do not have to hide below your desk or on the corner of a shelf.    

Picture brightens for large-size LCD panels, says iSuppli

Microsoft releases six patches

Microsoft today issued its July security update, which includes five bug fixes for remote execution vulnerabilities as well as a patch for the firewall in Windows Vista.

Update: New DSL service from Earthlink does not require extra phone service

Earthlink today launched its “Freestanding DSL” service, which the company says does not require customers to sign up for separate local telephone service from their phone company.

Dresden unveils 3D map for Google Earth

Following Berlin, Dresden is the second German city to release a complex map of the city for Google Earth. The map is available free of charge and shows imagery of more than 150,000 buildings, city representatives said.>> In pictures: Dresden in 3D  

Campgrounds going Wi-Fi

You might want to bring a laptop to your next camping trip because more camp sites are adding wi-fi to attract customers.

iPhone Nano on the way – analyst

Apple will release a Nano-sized version of the iPhone in the fourth quarter, according to a new report issued by Kevin Chang of JP Morgan.

Microsoft convinces TurboLinux to join Open XML-ODF translator project

Microsoft robotics software adds support for Win CE, Ageia PhysX

Scammers testing out stolen credit cards with charities

Credit card thieves are increasingly donating to charities with stolen credit card numbers.