NVIDIA Universal Platform Tweaking

NVIDIA recently announced a new technology platform dubbed the Enthusiast System Architecture, or ESA. ESA provides information and control to enthusiasts that are not just for NVIDIA mainboards and video cards, but is compatible with components from other manufacturers. By introducing ESA, NVIDIA hopes to establish itself as the company looking for the best interests […]

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Google enters mobile phone market

Google Inc said on Monday it would offer a software system to make the Internet work as smoothly on mobile phones as it does on computers, seeking to spur change in a tightly controlled industry. <img width=1 height=1 alt=”” src=”http://us.bc.yahoo.com/b?P=sLsau9G_Rt1F72E7RwOU1wF2Vn5ZC0cx0G0ABtn0&T=1et5t26tq%2fX%3d1194446957%2fE%3d15194913%2fR%3dnews%2fK%3d5%2fV%3d2.1%2fW%3dH%2fY%3dYAHOO%2fF%3d2069411182%2fH%3dY2FjaGVoaW50PSJuZXdzIiBjb250ZW50PSJHb29nbGU7aXQ7SW50ZXJuZXQ7RGV1dHNjaGUgVGVsZWtvbTtULU1vYmlsZTtDaGluYSBNb2JpbGU7Y2FycmllcjtOVFQgRG9Db01vO0FtZXJpY2FuO01vdG9yb2xhO21vbmV5O3RlY2hub2xvZ3k7ZGF0YTtXZWIgc2VydmljZXM7c3RhbmRhcmRzO05va2lhO01pY3Jvc29mdDtuZXR3b3JrO2VCYXk7bW9iaWxlIEludGVybmV0O0xpbnV4O05hc2RhcTtzdG9jazt2aWRlbztTYW47IiByZWZ1cmw9IiIgdG9waWNzPSIi%2fQ%3d-1%2fS%3d1%2fJ%3d7147BFD1&U=13bh8te22%2fN%3dfh5yIdG_RvE-%2fC%3d612212.11288331.12149312.2498248%2fD%3dLREC%2fB%3d4987455″> In its long-rumored entry into the mobile phone market, the world’s leading Internet company said […]

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More NVIDIA G92

NVIDIA’s GeForce 8800 GT might be remembered as one of the most successful NVIDIA graphics cards of our time, at least according to the flurry of reviews this week. Virtually every top tier e-tailer managed to sell out of the card in less than two days. Yet NVIDIA isn’t done yet.  A G92-derivative will appear […]

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Hitachi Exits PC Market

Computer maker Hitachi officially exited the personal computer (PC) market, claiming the company will offer computers specifically for the broadcasting industry, a growing market. Hitachi struggled against global powerhouses Dell, Hewlett-Packard and Lenovo in Japan, the only market it targeted. The Hitachi Prius line of PCs will continue to be sold until the end of […]

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Mac OS X Leopard

A Leopard is set to join the Apple family, the latest in a string of animal-named products aimed at taking a bite out of the competition. Apple calls Mac OS X Leopard its biggest operating system upgrade ever. At $129, it’s due in stores Oct. 26 and promises 300 new features. Leopard, which replaces OS […]

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4TB HDDs by 2011

Hitachi recently announced that it has achieved a breakthrough in hard drive read-head design. This breakthrough has produced read-heads in the 30-50 nanometer range, approximately 2,000 times smaller than the width of an average human hair. This new technology is called current perpendicular-to-the-plane giant magnetoresistive heads. Giant magnetoresistance principles won scientists Albert Fert and Peter […]

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Ceatec

Japan’s largest electronics show, Ceatec, was certainly no let down this month. It provided visitors a chance to catch some world-first technology, like a 3-millimeter thick TV, a laptop with super-charged graphics processing and new high-def video recorders. The show has grown greatly over the last few years and this year hit a milestone: attendance […]

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EA buys 2 game makers

Seeking to fill gaps in its product lineup, video game publisher Electronic Arts Inc. said Thursday it will acquire two software studios from Elevation Partners in a deal worth $860 million, the largest in its history. The studios, BioWare Corp. and Pandemic Studios, are known for their action, adventure and role-playing games. Elevation owns their […]

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ATI Promises Performance Gain

ATI notified DailyTech of the availability of a new beta driver for Windows Vista intended to improve the performance of ATI cards in single and CrossFire modes. The new driver is being called the Catalyst 7.10 “Shoot Em Up” driver by ATI. The “Shoot Em Up” driver makes big promises of a 5-23% performance gain […]

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XP SP3 Specifics

News on Microsoft’s aging Windows XP operating system has surprisingly been coming in at a steady pace over the past few weeks. Although Windows Vista is Microsoft’s current bread-and-butter consumer operating system, there is still much love to go around for Windows XP. In late September, DailyTech reported that Microsoft is providing XP downgrades for […]

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