Sun to challenge IBM with new “Constellation” supercomputer

Sun has announced a new supercomputer system that promises to leapfrog mere teraflops.

Nvidia MCP 73 chipset launch remains unclear

AMD Radeon HD 2400-, HD 2600-based cards to hit the market on June 28

Lite-On IT to begin production of BD Combo drives in 4Q 07

iPhone service plans to start at $60/month

In addition to the $600 needed to purchase the phone, users will need to sign up for a service plan of at least $60 per month.

Dell goes color crazy

Round Rock (TX) – Dell has refreshed some of its consumer notebooks and desktops for the second half of the year: Pink, green and yellow Dell computers are coming your way – even with Linux.

AMD releases June ATI driver package

Follow-up: Has Intel found the key to unlock supercomputing powers on the desktop?

Opinion – Last week we posted an article entitled “Analysis: Has Intel found the key to unlock supercomputing powers on the desktop?” in which I discussed several facets of a potential Intel technology without going into too many of the technical details. At the time of our posting, Intel had not yet publicly released the paper describing the technology, which prevented me from going into certain details.

Roadmap update: Intel aims to release first 45 nm CPU in 2007

Intel already confirmed that 45 nm processors will be in mass-production by the end of the year, but there have been questions about the actual announcement and availability of these new Penryn core-based processors.

Seagate announces 1 TB hard drives

Following Hitachi and Samsung, Seagate now has announced 1 TB desktop hard drives as well.

Single-core Athlons to be phased out

Hynix preps for 57nm NAND flash production in 3Q

Strong NAND flash card demand comes with pressure to reduce packaging prices

Samsung starts mass producing 64 GB 1.8 inch SSDs

Seoul (South Korea) - Samsung announced today that it has begun mass producing 1.8 inch solid state drives (SSDs) with 64 GB. See solid state drives and more from CES ... Samsung says it's the highest density SSD for mobile computing applications.  SSD drives use technology that helps to improve boot up times and conserve battery life.

Bangkok airport officials say insufficient voltage killed their baggage scanners

Officials at Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi International Airport are now blaming insufficient voltage for disabling the airport’s baggage scanners.

Wi-fi aggregators lower hotspot prices

Wi-Fi hotspots are popping up everywhere and aggregators are connecting them for your convenience and their profit.  Companies like Boingo Wireless allow subscribers to log into more than 100,000 hotspots for a monthly fee.

Sales of music players fall

A new study done by the NPD Group, a market research firm, shows that sales of digital music players have been falling.

Apple patches Safari beta browser a second time

Intel to launch new entry-level processors in August and October

AMD to introduce 45 nm process AM3 CPU family in 2H08