FIC introduces 2.2 lbs UMPC with detachable calculator

By now you are probably sick of all the UMPC news, but FIC has put a spin on things by announcing a UMPC with detachable modules – one of which is a calculator.

SilentFlux mixes radiators and CPU coolers

SilentFlux is trying to reinvent CPU coolers by taking a cue from car radiators.

A closer look at Asus’ $199 computer

This year’s Computex is proving to be very exciting with Asus’ introduction of their $200 PC.

Intel: 45nm to account for 50% of shipments by Q3 08

Is ReadyBoost ready?

SiS announces new mini-DTX motherboard for servers

LED-based monitors shine at Computex

Sun introduces first Intel servers

Santa Clara (CA) – No, that is not a misprint in the headline. Sun in fact today announced what seemed impossible until a few months ago – a server with a processor from the company it loved to hate.

Global DSL subscriber count tops 200 million

Hitachi launches 250 GB 2.5” hard drive

Hitachi today announced a 250 GB hard drive for notebooks.

Office Live Meeting 2007 pushed up to June

Microsoft will launch the latest installment in its video conferencing software this month, adding support for virtual 360 degree conference rooms.

Kingston brings out DDR3 memory

Kingston Technology announced today that it has begun shipping HyperX 1375 MHz and ValueRAM 1066 MHz DD3 SDRAM modules, marked as the company's most advanced memory yet.

Pretec demonstrates 64 GB solid state disk

Taipei (Taiwan) – Pretec is the latest company to jump on the SSD train: The company has a 400x flash drive on display and claims that it is the fastest SSD in the world. Pretec says that the 400X SSD series will be offered in 2.5” and 1.8” form factors and read and write speeds of 63 MB/s and 36 MB/s, respectively, for the IDE version and 68 MB/s and 40 MB/s for the SATA model.

Amp'd Mobile turns to bankruptcy

The specialty, youth-targeting cell phone service provider has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, citing the fact that almost half of its customers were delinquent with paying their bills.

AMD introduces low-power Athlon X2 processors, DTX spec

Taipei (Taiwan) – AMD today said that it has finalized the DTX motherboard specification for compact PC - and introduced two 45 watt dual-core processors for the new platform.

Ask.com overhauls search engine

Still clinging to life in the search engine arena, Ask.com today unveiled a new slate of visual and functional updates to its search platform.

Lian Li shows that there is still some life in the computer chassis market

At this year’s Computex technology convention in Taipei, popular case maker Lian Li showed us several new case model- that are sure to wow computer geeks.

Aiptek’s small camcorder records at big resolution

Taipei TAIWAN – How much would you pay for a camcorder that records high definition video?  Aiptek has one that not only records HD video but can also take pictures for under $300.  The Pocket DV 2300 HD fits in the palm of your hand and records to high capacity SD cards.

First system vendors demonstrating AMD’s Barcelona processor

Barcelona is making a first careful, public debut at Computex 2007. The processor has not been announced, but AMD and some of its partners are demonstrating server systems at the tradeshow. Extra: Slideshow

Super Talent shows off big SSDs

At this year’s Computex convention in Taipei, Super Talent showed off some very big 64 GB solid state drives. Extra: Slideshow