Hardware

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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25GB in 70 seconds with USB 3.0

25GB in 70 seconds with USB 3.0

At the Windows Hardware Engineering Conference (WinHEC) 2008, USB-IF President, Jeff Ravencraft revealed that the new specifications for USB 3.0 would be fully released on November 17 at the SuperSpeed USB Developers Conference in San Jose. The USB 3.0 architecture ...

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China Takes a Shot at Intel

China Takes a Shot at Intel

Researchers at the Chinese Academy of Sciences’ Institute of Computing Technology (ICT) have released details about a new microprocessor which they hope will bring major developments to the computing industry in China by 2010. The chip, named Godson-3 under the ...

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Artigo – VIA’s DIY Micro-PC

Artigo – VIA’s DIY Micro-PC

Revealed to the public for the first time at CES 2008 in Las Vegas, VIA’s Artigo ultra small “do it yourself” desktop will immediately catch your eye. Small, relatively simple to install and use, and not too pricy, this unique ...

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China’s Olympic HD-DVD

China’s Olympic HD-DVD

Shanghai United Optical Disc, with the support of the Chinese government, is set to launch its China High Definition DVD (CH-DVD or CBHD) disc format on 8th August 2008 in conjunction with the Beijing Olympics. This Chinese owned intellectual property ...

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‘Larrabee’ – Intel’s Upcoming Many-Core GPU

‘Larrabee’ – Intel’s Upcoming Many-Core GPU

Intel Corporation will be unveiling a paper detailing the first ever “many-core” blueprint named “Larrabee.” Larrabee is a new approach to the software rendering 3-D pipeline, a ”many-core” programming model and performance analysis tool for several applications. Larrabee would be ...

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AMD 12-Core Processor

AMD 12-Core Processor

Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) is developing processors with 12 cores which are targeted for release in the first half of 2010. This new plan has deviated from the original product vision of 8-core chips. The 12-core processor is code-named Magny-Cours. ...

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Phoenix – 30 Picowatts Chip

Phoenix – 30 Picowatts Chip

Researchers at the University of Michigan have developed a low-power microchip which uses 30,000 times less power in sleep mode and 10 times less in active mode than similar chips now on the market. Named the Phoenix Processor, it is ...

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