Chicago (IL) – Russian design studio Art Lebedev opened its online store for pre-orders of the Optimus Maximus LED keyboard. The first shipment of 200 keyboards was sold within one day, despite the keyboard’s hefty price tag of $1564.37.
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Microsoft is now offering a 30-day evaluation version of Vista for virtual machines.
London (UK) – IBM today announced what it claims to be the “fastest microprocessor ever built.”
Intel has announced two new motherboard chips that sport a faster 1333 MHz front-side bus.
Intel sent out a notification that it has started a discontinuance program Madison 9M Itanium processors as well as Xeon 7000-series MP processors.
Dover (DE) - Researchers from the University of Delaware and Cambridge NanoTech claim they can measure and transport the spin of electrons in silicon. Using a small silicon chip, the scientists are able to send electrons down a small wire and then measure and change the direction of spin. The discovery could be a boon to the nascent quantum computer industry because silicon is the most popular element used in computers.
With a newly minted FCC certification under its belt, the iPhone is beginning its path to retail, but its barrier-setting price could prevent it from meeting Apple's 1% market share goal.
Sunnyvale (CA) – AMD claims that it has been gaining market shares with its Turion mobile processor over the past two years, but the CPU is far from being a threat to Intel’s Core 2 Duo. In 2008, the company will introduce the “Griffin” dual-core mobile processor as part of the “Puma” platform, which promises to deliver power and performance enhancements and introduce AMD’s version of on-board flash cache.
Recently, Microsoft held a contest to see who could come up with the best new age PC design. Extra: Image Gallery
Apple’s iPhone has cleared a major hurdle on its way to a commercial release. Extra: Image Gallery
Thousands of Cisco routers belonging to Nippon Telephone and Telegraph East failed on Tuesday and knocked out millions of Japanese broadband Internet customers.
Effective immediately, Adobe has shut down its vector drawing app FreeHand, encouraging users to move to its other akin software program Illustrator.