New AMD catalyst driver adds DX10 support for Radeon HD 2900 XT graphic cards

AMD has released the fifth driver upgrade for its Radeon graphics card family.

Sophos finds 9500 webpages hosting malicious code every day

Sophos has published its security report for May and said that malicious code is spreading through the web at an accelerated pace.

Sony Ericsson patent goes for gaming phone

Alexandria (VA) - Sony's mobile phone division is apparently looking at a gaming-centric phone, a market that so far has had a history of failure. A patent from late last year shows a device that looks something like a PSP retooled to work as a mobile phone.  The screen on the candy bar style phone can flip 90 degrees to make it look more like a slim PDA.  Or, the phone can be turned horizontally to have a landscape mode screen orientation and a control set much like a handheld gaming device.

Nokia adds two more "multimedia computer" phones

White Plains (NY) - Nokia has launched its two latest phones, the N75 and N76, sporting many of the same features seen in its other top-selling multimedia phones. Both phones have a clamshell design, looking most like the N92 and N93 phones before it.  They have no internal storage but have microSD card slots, currently offering up to 2 GB of external space.  The two also contain Nokia's Series 60 Symbian operating system.

Apple iPhone sells for $800... on eBay

An eBay auction for a brand spanking new Apple iPhone has just ended for $800.

Intel set to announce graphics partnership with Nvidia?

Chicago (IL) – Intel may soon be announcing a close relationship with Nvidia, which apparently will be contributing to the company’s Larrabee project, TG Daily has learned. Larrabee is expected to roll out in 2009 and debut as a floating point accelerator product with a performance of more than 1 TFlops as well as a high-end graphics card with dual-graphics capabilities.

Shuttle planning to ship stand-alone XPC motherboards

TSMC may unveil 32 nm process in Q4 2009

NXP to volume produce ultra low-cost handset chip solutions in Q1 08, to show solutions at Computex

Microsoft to offer improved tools to search books

Akustica introduces HD microphone

Digital microphone specialist Akustica today announced what it calls the world's first high definition microphone for computers and mobile devices.

Lacie announces 2 TB home NAS

Lacie will soon begin offering a new version of its Ethernet Big Disk with a storage capacity of 2 TB.

Targa rolls out notebook with 750 GB hard disk space

Enthusiast PC maker Targa has upgraded the option list for its Raptor-60 notebook, which can now be equipped with up to three 2.5” hard disks and a Blu-ray drive.

Google moves to offline software with Gears

Google has unveiled its first major software product that consumers can use without the need for a permanent Internet connection.

New Firefox update adds security, Vista support

Mozilla released its third update to Firefox 2.0 this week.

MSI to add Skype functions on P35 motherboard

Intel unveils dual-channel TV demodulators

AMD releases 9 watt Sempron processor

AMD announced a new version of its Sempron processor which will be targeted at fanless embedded designs.

Palm Foleo: What were they thinking?

We see a lot of new hardware and software that often leaves us scratching our head what the purpose and market opportunity of that new product could be. Palm set high expectations with a new mobile device that was announced to describe a new mobile category – and Foleo left us speechless. Palm can’t be serious about this one.  

Toshiba preps release of Satellite HSDPA PDA phone

Chicago (IL) – The FCC has approved Toshiba’s latest PocketPC. Originally announced as the Portege G900 at the 3GSM conference earlier this year, the device apparently will be marketed under the firm’s “Satellite” brand, run Windows Mobile 6 and offer a feature set that will make most of its competitors look antiquated.