The DVD+RW Alliance early this month announced that it had released the specifications for 12x and 16x DVD+R DL (single-sided double-layer) burning speeds (termed v1.2), and in response, Taiwan-based Lite-On IT has geared up R&D producing burners featuring the 16x recording standard and may begin volume production by the end of this year, according to industry sources in Taiwan.
ABI Research forecasts that by 2012, some 292 million handsets – just over 20% of the global mobile handset market – will ship with built-in near field communication (NFC) capabilities.
Chicago (IL) – OQO is ready to jump on the wireless broadband train. The company today received approval for a WWAN card that is expected to be available as an option for the model 02 ultra mobile PC (UMPC) soon.
If you are following the development of Art Lebedev’s OLED keyboard, then here is a new piece of information. The company published a brief animation that shows four OLED keys from different viewing angles.
The US relayed considerably more spam than other nations, with just under a fifth (19.8%) of the world's spam originating from US-based computers over the first quarter of 2007, according to a new report.
Palm, maker of the Treo smartphone, announced Tuesday it is developing a Linux-based operating system Forge ahead and stay on budget with simple to install HP server technology. for its line of handheld devices.
Intel has notified system vendors that it will be phasing out three Netburst architecture-based Xeon processors.
Iomega today announced a new rack-mount addition to its NAS product line. The new Iomega StorCenter Pro NAS 450r series is based on Microsoft Windows Storage Server 2003 R2 running on a Dual-Core Intel Xeon hardware platform packaged in a 1U rackmount format.
Intel's plan to push its Santa Rosa platform, scheduled for launch at the beginning of May under the notebook-platform brands Centrino Pro and Centrino Duo, as a Viiv branded desktop platform as well.
Micron Technology has developed an anti-shake feature which it will incorporate into a 3-megapixel system-on-chip (SoC) camera suitable for handsets, webcams and PDAs.
Fujitsu is betting everything on solid-state drives and is stopping development of small 1.8-inch magnetic drives.
Hewlett-Packard (HP) this morning announced two enterprise multi function printers (MFP) that are capable of cranking out up to 50 pages per minute (ppm) in color – or 60 ppm in black and white.
Samsung has announced a 2.5-inch form-factor drive with 160 GB of capacity.
Jonathan Schwartz, chief executive officer of Sun, published the first pictures of Sun’s upcoming Ultra Sparc processor, code-named “Rock”. The new processor apparently is taking its first steps in initial tests and Schwartz claims that prototype chips “are running billions of instructions already.”
Enhanced file searches could help speed peer to peer file transfers according to new research done by the Carnegie Mellon University and Intel.
Microsoft today released previously announced security updates as part of its monthly update cycle. A total of 12 software updates are available, including five critical security patches.
Dell has begun offering 250 GB 2.5” hard drives with perpendicular magnetic recording technology in two portable computers.
The AACS LA has issued a security update for HD DVD and Blu-ray playback software, trying to cut back on the copyright infringement that has resulted from recent hacking incidents into the new high definition formats.
Yesterday, AMD issued a surprising revenue warning and said that especially the resale channel turned sour during Q1. Today, TG Daily learned that AMD’s market share in U.S. desktop retail dropped significantly and handed the majority of the market - which AMD had held for five subsequent quarters - to its rival. Is AMD in trouble?
NEC said it has developed a new LCD for portable devices that achieves a brightness of 550 cd/m2, which is 2.75x the brightness of a comparable conventional small form factor display.