AMD today announced its RS690 chipset which is not only AMD’s first-ever integrated graphics chipset solution, but also the first product that takes advantage of technologies from both AMD and ATI. The 690 will attack Intel’s dominance in the high-volume mainstream market of desktop PCs and position the chipset as a product that is superior to Nvidia chipsets.
Using your laptop while driving can be hazardous to your health as one Californian man found out.
Legacy Electronics is offering a 4 GB DDR2-667 fully buffered dual in-line memory module (FB-DIMM) with certification for Intel chipsets and Computer Memory Test Labs (CMTL) requirements.
Corel has released a public beta version of WordPerfect Lightning, a free and toned down version of its word processor that lets users create, edit, print and store files online for remote access.
Although it is not planned for release until June, Apple debuted the first iPhone commercial during the Academy Awards telecast on ABC last night.
More than one third of Internet users have connected to the Web via a wireless connection, according to a new survey that was released yesterday.
The name behind one of the most popular forms of digital piracy, BitTorrent has announced that it is launching a new platform that will allow consumers to purchase digital content on the up and up.
Japanese customers will soon be able to pay for their fast food lunch without the use of cash or a credit card, thanks to a new partnership between McDonald's and Docomo, Japan's largest cell phone operator.
The PCI Express interface has been quickly adopted by the computer industry with "virtually all" PCs and x86 servers now integrating the technology, according to In-Stat.
A vast majority of your emails could be spam by the end of the year.
Adtron last week announced that it will begin offering what will be the largest solid-state disk (SSD) drive on the market - matching the capacity of the upcoming mainstream hard drive capacity in notebooks. Unfortunately, the drive will be priced well out of consumer reach.
Symantec is throwing almost every security tool it can find into its new Norton 360 suite which contains antivirus, antispyware and antiphishing tools.
Mozilla has released a security update to its popular Firefox browser and Thunderbird e-mail application.
Intel is currently finalizing its new notebook platform, code-named "Santa Rosa." Sources told TG Daily that the platform is on track for a May release and it looks like that it will come with a quite capable graphics engine. We hear that the Crestline chipset, core of Santa Rosa, will be DirectX 10 compatible.
Chicago (IL) - The Vista Express upgrade, which has not been so "express," as we learned yesterday, will finally be making its way to consumers in March, supply chain management firm ModusLink told TG Daily today.
A European IT company is working on developing a new technology that would make paper boarding passes a thing of the past.
The Gigahertz race may be over in the microprocessor space, but its is alive and kicking in the memory segment. Samsung today announces a 66% speed boost for high end graphics memory, which is expected to debut in enthusiast graphics cards later this year.
A newly announced flaw in Internet Explorer 7 makes it much easier for hackers to circumvent the phishing filters.
Culver City (CA) - AMD's long awaited ATI R600 graphics chip is getting delayed and is now expected to be available in May. The card was scheduled to be released in March and would have given Nvidia's 8800 line of cards a run for their money.
According to leaked documents, the ATi card will be released in two sizes, a massive 12-inch long card for system integrators and a shorter 9-inch card for channel partners. As you can imagine, the card is going to use quite a bit of electricity, in the neighborhood of 200 to 300 watts.
If you purchased a PC before January 30 and took advantage of the Vista Express Upgrade program, you know by now that this program is everything else but "Express".