Adtron to offer 160 GB 2.5" flash drive

Adtron last week announced that it will begin offering what will be the largest solid-state disk (SSD) drive on the market - matching the capacity of the upcoming mainstream hard drive capacity in notebooks. Unfortunately, the drive will be priced well out of consumer reach.

Symantec announces Norton 360 suite

Symantec is throwing almost every security tool it can find into its new Norton 360 suite which contains antivirus, antispyware and antiphishing tools.

Mozilla offers Firefox/Thunderbird security updates

Mozilla has released a security update to its popular Firefox browser and Thunderbird e-mail application.

Intel Crestline chipset will run DirectX 10

Intel is currently finalizing its new notebook platform, code-named "Santa Rosa." Sources told TG Daily that the platform is on track for a May release and it looks like that it will come with a quite capable graphics engine. We hear that the Crestline chipset, core of Santa Rosa, will be DirectX 10 compatible.

"Most" Vista Express upgrades confirmed to ship in March

Chicago (IL) - The Vista Express upgrade, which has not been so "express," as we learned yesterday, will finally be making its way to consumers in March, supply chain management firm ModusLink told TG Daily today.

Tech firm working on paperless boarding passes for mobile phones

A European IT company is working on developing a new technology that would make paper boarding passes a thing of the past.

Samsung accelerates graphics memory to 2000 MHz

The Gigahertz race may be over in the microprocessor space, but its is alive and kicking in the memory segment. Samsung today announces a 66% speed boost for high end graphics memory, which is expected to debut in enthusiast graphics cards later this year.

Hacker uncovers Internet Explorer 7 phishing hole

A newly announced flaw in Internet Explorer 7 makes it much easier for hackers to circumvent the phishing filters.

AMD delays R600 graphics chip

Culver City (CA) - AMD's long awaited ATI R600 graphics chip is getting delayed and is now expected to be available in May. The card was scheduled to be released in March and would have given Nvidia's 8800 line of cards a run for their money. According to leaked documents, the ATi card will be released in two sizes, a massive 12-inch long card for system integrators and a shorter 9-inch card for channel partners. As you can imagine, the card is going to use quite a bit of electricity, in the neighborhood of 200 to 300 watts.

UPDATE: Windows Vista Express Upgrades could begin shipping next week

If you purchased a PC before January 30 and took advantage of the Vista Express Upgrade program, you know by now that this program is everything else but "Express".

Skype 3.1 beta adds virtual yellow pages

Although Skype 3.0 was just released a few months ago, a new public beta version has already been made available.

Kingston ships 4 GB performance memory kits

Kingston has announced an improved version of its 800 MHz HyperX memory.

Canon introduces 10 fps EOS-1D Mark III camera

Culver City (CA) - Several camera makers are announcing new cameras in advance of next month's PMA convention and Canon is no exception. The company introduced the EOS-1D Mark III, which shoots 10.1-megapixel pictures at up to 10 frames per second. But the camera isn't just about bigger and faster because it also has "Live View" which allows you to preview shots, just like a point and shoot camera.  

Will Apple's Leopard bite? - analyst opinion

Windows Vista is out the gate, but Apple is gearing up to unleash its latest wildcat, Leopard. How does it compare to Vista and will it be strong enough to offer convincing incentives over the use of Microsoft's $5 billion Vista OS?

OCZ unveils flashy "Reaper" performance memory

Sunnyvale (CA) - OCZ today announced a new memory module that follows the recent trend of more visible cooling methods. The new "Reaper" modules come with a fin-array heatspreader that is connected to the main heatspreader of the module via a copper heatpipe.  

National Geographic announces pre-paid worldwide cellphone

National Geographic and Playa del Rey, California-based Cellular Abroad have partnered up to deliver a pre-paid worldwide mobile phone.

Snort vulnerability opens door to remote code execution

Sourcefire, the company behind the free network intrusion detection software Snort, has confirmed a vulnerability in the Snort DCE/RPC preprocessor, which enables an attacker to remotely run programs.

Windows Defender fails spyware test

Windows Defender, Microsoft's built-in anti-spyware application in Windows Vista, has failed another security test.

AMD raises graphics performance with second-gen Vista driver

AMD today released its second Catalyst graphics driver for Windows Vista, promising performance gains between 21% and 48% in certain games. Nvidia also has caught up with Vista and recently released its first final driver for the new operating system.

Google patches desktop search flaw

Google has patched a vulnerability in its Google Desktop Search.