Roxio intros iPod, iPhone, Apple TV video software

Roxio today debuted Crunch, a Mac-specific software program designed for video conversion to the myriad video players from Apple.

Universal to bring movie clips to cell phones

Mobile entertainment company I-play announced this week that it has signed on Universal Pictures to bring streaming video clips of dozens of feature films.

Intel phasing out entry-level Netburst processors

Intel has sent a notification to system vendors that it has begun removing the Celeron D 331 and 336 models from its product portfolio.

Samsung launches Q1 Ultra UMPC in the U.S.

Following the introduction of the device in Europe back in March, Samsung today launched its second generation UMPC on these shores.

AOL truncates passwords?

An eagle-eyed reader of Washington Post’s Security Fix blog says AOL passwords appear to be cut off at eight characters.

HP announces Blu-Ray/HD-DVD player/writer plans

Hewlett-Packard will be adding multi-format Blu-Ray/HD-DVD readers and writers to future computers.

Microsoft rolls out new Windows Live Hotmail

Microsoft has upgraded its 9-year-old free Hotmail email service by adding a larger mailbox and extra connectivity.

Albatron and Nvidia jointly introduce three new motherboards

New Apple LED-based notebooks to adopt panels and BLUs from Taiwan, say sources

Transportation Security Administration loses hard drive

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA), often regarded as the cornerstone of the United States' homeland security, has lost a hard drive containing information of over 100,000 people.

Motorola patents self-powered displays

Motorola has received a patent for LCD that can display images as well as create energy.

AMD: Manufacturing alone not critical to product success

Investors and shareholders questioned the competitiveness of AMD’s current semiconductor manufacturing technology as well as the firm’s information policy about upcoming products during a shareholder meeting yesterday.

Micron introduces 78 nm-made DDR2-1066

Acer unveils new Gemstone consumer notebooks

New version of Hotmail to launch next week

Microsoft will update Hotmail.com on Monday to give users more storage and enhanced connectivity to Messenger, but not much else.

Google takes its calendar on the go

Google Calendar is making a move to cell phones with the addition of SMS alerts.

Microsoft buys mobile ad firm ScreenTonic

In a bid to increase its presence in the mobile space, Microsoft has purchased ScreenTonic, a mobile ad company, for an undisclosed cash amount.

Intel claims 2-year lead over AMD’s 45nm CPUs

New York (NY) – Intel is betting large parts of its business for the next two years on its upcoming 45 nm process technology. At an analyst meeting today in New York, the company updated its vision on how to “return to innovation” and showed confidence that its 45 nm technology is “18 to 24 months ahead of the competition.”  

Blackberry sets the Curve with 8300 phone

Waterloo (ON) - Research in Motion (RIM) has cut the ribbon on its newest Blackberry phone, the Curve 8300.  RIM says it is the smallest and lightest Qwerty phone to be released under the Blackberry name. The 8300, which sports a unique curved design, has a thickness of just 0.6 inches and tips the scales at 3.9 ounces.  It sports a backlit screen with a resolution of 320x240.  All the Blackberry staples are here, including the trackball, pre-installed media player, and Bluetooth.

AMD preps 65 nm Turion X2 processors

AMD today announced a much needed refresh of its first-generation dual-core notebook processor.