Hardware

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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Fujitsu Siemens AMILO GraphicBooster

Fujitsu Siemens AMILO GraphicBooster

Fujitsu Siemens Computers has recently launched the AMILO GraphicBooster, an external portable graphical processing unit (GPU) designed to enhance users’ gaming experiences. The new device is stylishly designed, and thanks to its small size it’s possible to carry it along ...

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VIA VIPRO VP7710 Panel PC

VIA VIPRO VP7710 Panel PC

VIA Technologies recently announced the release of VIPRO VP7710 Fanless Panel PC – an embedded panel computer with a 10.4-inch TFT LCD. This new device is an ideal solution for applications that require low power consumption and noise-free operation, such ...

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Fujitsu Dual Screen LifeBook N7010

Fujitsu Dual Screen LifeBook N7010

Fujitsu Computer Systems Corporation has recently announced the addition of the N7010 to its LifeBook laptop line. With a 16-inch display, this notebook has significantly larger screen real-estate than most notebooks, but the most significant feature is its secondary four-inch ...

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