Seoul (Korea) – There is no such thing as too much memory: Samsung announced that it has begun shipping a 4 GB NAND flash chip package for cellphones – which could eliminate the need for expansion card slots at least for some next-generation mobile phones.
The new moviMCP flash is a multi-chip package consisting of two 16 Gb flash chips as well as a 1 Gb (128 MB) mobile DRAM chip to support the processor and a 2 Gb (256 MB) NAND flash chip for general handset operations (such as storing the operating system and core applications).
The fourth largest laptop maker in the world, Toshiba, will be shipping AMD-powered laptops in the summer.
Chicago (IL) – Just in time for the release of the iPhone in June, Sony is preparing the launch of its latest 3G Walkman phone, the W660i.
Sunnyvale (CA) – Jeff Hawkins, who is credited with the invention of the Palm Pilot handheld computer, will be announcing a new mobile device tomorrow, Palm said today.
One day before his 50th birthday, Jeff Hawkins will have another chance to introduce a new mobile product, which is promised by Palm to “describe a new category” for mobile devices. The announcement is scheduled to be made at the D: All Things Digital conference in Carlsbad, California.
Helios Software today released a free download of a modified Yellow Dog Linux (YDL) distribution, optimized to use Sony's Playstation 3 as a test-drive server.
Verizon Wireless has begun offering the Blackberry 8830 World Edition Smartphone, which combines CDMA and GSM connectivity under one hood. Extra: Slideshow
According to a new report by the Pew Internet and American Life Project, Americans believe email spam is less of a problem.
The Government Acountability Office has released a report that slams the FBI’s network security.
Linux fans can rejoice because Dell is now shipping Ubuntu-installed desktops and notebooks.
Japanese automaker Nissan is warning customers that cellphones could disable the car keys on two of its sedans.
Apple released its fifth security update of 2007, patching potential problems in iChat, CoreGraphics, and other system commands.
Dell and Gateway are getting more serious to capture market share in the PC gaming market. Rob Enderle has a look at both strategies and the products behind it.
Google, one of the first search engines to provide a specific mobile site, has now optimized its Google Calendar application for cell phones.
Video editing software company Nero announced today that Nero Linux 3 is available worldwide, claiming it is the first Linux application to support Blu-ray and HD DVD burning.
Nokia, the top-selling handset maker may be running short on ideas for new phones, as the Finnish company recently patented a technology that warns users of imminent lightning strikes.