Chicago (IL) – Motion Computing today received approval from the FCC to integrate HSDPA-based wireless broadband capability in its latest tablet PC models.The HSDPA feature is expected to be announced by the company soon and to be offered side-by-side to the existing EV-DO option.
San Francisco (CA) – Apple today took the wraps off a refreshed and almost complete new version of MacOS X: “Leopard”, widely perceived as Apple’s answer to Windows Vista, introduced several new and is on track to launch in October.
After a surprising delay of the operating system, Apple has delivered on its promise to show what the company calls a “near final” version of MacOS X 10.5, commonly referred to as “Leopard”.
Apple has taken first steps to create a developer community around its upcoming iPhone platform.
San Francisco (CA) – Apple today introduced the third generation of its Safari browser for Windows and Mac computers at its Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC).
Joining the browser battle on the Windows PC, Apple today released a beta version of Safari 3, which the company claims is the fastest browser available. According to the company, Safari can render web pages twice as fast as IE7 and up to 1.6 times faster than Firefox 2.
San Jose (CA) – Tessera, an IP company specialized on semiconductor packaging technologies, introduced a wafer-level digital camera, which is about half the size as today’s digital cameras that are integrated into mobile devices such as cellphones.
Netgear today announced a power adapter with built-in HomePlug 1.0 network interface.
Apollo today announced several new features for “Apollo,” an application runtime that aims to provide a software bridge between operating systems, and introduced the brand name for the technology: AIR.
Chatsworth (CA) – Diamond Multimedia will begin offering a Radeon HD 2900 XT graphics card that offers twice the GDDR4 memory of standard 2900 XT cards on June 14.
AMD is celebrating the 1-year anniversary of its Operating System Research Center (OSRC) in Dresden, Germany. The unit has been put in place to bridge real gaps seen between the software and hardware communities - and to help AMD produce better software and hardware solutions for operating system vendors. Here’s a quick look of what has happened in the OSRC’s first year.
Reminding everyone that it's still in the browser game, Netscape has released a beta version of Netscape Navigator 9.0.
More than 3300 Wal-Mart stores will be putting Dell desktop PCs on their shelves this weekend. The computers will be available from $500 – and differ in price from what Dell charges through its website.
The United States has barred the importation of certain cell phone chips from Qualcomm, after a trade panel deemed it infringes on patents owned by rival Broadcom.
Chicago (IL) – In an interview with German newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (FAZ) Intel chief executive officer Paul Otellini compared the importance of its upcoming mobile processor “Silverthorne” with the company’s original 8088 CPU and the 1994 Pentium processor.