Hardware

UA600EX – Powerful WiFi for Land and Sea

California based Amped Wireless recently introduced the new Wireless High Power Wireless-N 600mW Pro USB Adapter providing Mac or Windows computers to connect to WiFi networks from extreme distances.     High Power Wireless-N 600mW Pro USB Adapter UA600EX The ...

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Intel Previews Nehalem-EX Xeon Processor

Intel Previews Nehalem-EX Xeon Processor

Intel Corporation of Santa Clara, California has introduced a prototype of a new Xeon processor with codenamed Nehalem-EX. The processor supports up to eight cores and sixteen threads inside a single chip and includes up to sixteen memory slots per ...

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AMD Unveils DirectX 11-Friendly GPU

AMD Unveils DirectX 11-Friendly GPU

Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) has recently demonstrated the world’s first graphics processor unit (GPU) that fully supports Microsoft DirectX 11. The new chip could enhance the performance of numerous applications, as well as improve gaming experience worldwide. At the demonstration, ...

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The Multicore Dilemma

The Multicore Dilemma

Researchers at Sandia National Laboratories uncovered performance issues during simulations of multi processors; they found that when the number of processor cores on an individual chip is increased, it impairs the performance of complex applications. In a world where the ...

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AMD Unveils Six-Core CPU

AMD Unveils Six-Core CPU

Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) has recently announced plans to release its first six-core processor by the second half of 2009. AMD reported that the new processor, which was codenamed “Istanbul”, will employ the identical socket and thermal envelope, as the ...

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Solo ICS Pico Digital Relay System

Solo ICS Pico Digital Relay System

RF Window, a Seoul-based company, has developed Solo – the world’s smallest digital relay, which was showcased earlier this month at CITA Wireless in Las Vegas. Solo is a plug-and-play digital relay which delivers high-quality cellular phone coverage where there ...

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AMD to Fight Intel with a Dragon

AMD to Fight Intel with a Dragon

AMD is about to release a brand new platform technology, named “Dragon,” featuring its new AMD Phenom II X4 processor. The platform has been designed specially for demanding users and high-end gaming as well as graphic and video professionals and ...

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Quad Interface Blu-Ray External Drive

Quad Interface Blu-Ray External Drive

Other World Computing (OWC), a leading Mac and PC technology company, recently announced the release of two Mercury Pro 8 X Blu-Ray external drives with quad interfaces that write/burn Blu-Ray up to 8X speed, DVDs up to 16X, and CDs ...

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A CPU that Stores Data

A CPU that Stores Data

Scientists from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have demonstrated for the first time the concept of a vital magnetic characteristic of specifically fabricated semiconductor devices. The team hopes that this breakthrough could lead to smaller and faster ...

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CES 2009 Unveiled – Part 1

CES 2009 Unveiled – Part 1

Despite the economic crisis, this year’s Consumer Electronic Show (CES) opening press event was launched this Tuesday revealing some of the new technologies which should reach the market later this year, including wireless power, wireless USB, hybrid netbooks, ultra slim ...

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