ARCHIVE

Filter by content types:

News stories Blog posts Feature articles Polls Image galleries

Filter by tags:

Cases Chipsets Cooling Copyright CPUs Displays Folding Game consoles Gaming Graphics Input devices Internet Linux-Unix Mac Memory Miscellaneous Mobile computing Motherboards Multimedia Networking Operating systems Personal tech Podcast Power Servers Shortbread Software Storage Systems The Tech Report Windows Workstations
Microsoft hopes to cash in on netbook users
— 9:52 AM on March 10, 2009

As you might recall, we learned last month that the cheapest Windows 7 flavor available worldwide will only support running three applications concurrently. According...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

52
Wolfram preps natural-language ''computational knowledge engine''
— 5:18 PM on March 9, 2009

Many have tried and failed to outdo Google in the web search market. With the Wolfram|Alpha "computational knowledge engine," Wolfram Research won't be going head-to-head...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

42
Taiwanese paper predicts Mac netbook
— 11:01 AM on March 9, 2009

Apple seemed to show almost callous indifference to the economic climate last week, introducing refreshed Mac mini and iMac desktops with starting prices as...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Mac

15
FirePro 2450 draws 18W, can drive four displays
— 9:39 AM on March 9, 2009

Workstation graphics cards sometimes dazzle with high-end specifications and price tags in the thousands of dollars, but AMD's new FirePro 2450 is a little different....

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

15
Deal of the week: a Radeon HD 4870 for $165 shipped
— 5:11 PM on March 6, 2009

Nvidia's new GeForce GTS 250 1GB looked like a pretty decent deal for the $150 suggested retail price. That said, the card doesn't come...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

19
Stickin' it to the sat man
— 10:57 AM on March 5, 2009

Generally speaking, Americans believe that more is better—except for, of course, leprosy and Celine...

Type: Blog post Tags: Multimedia Mac

78
Windows 7 may let users uninstall Internet Explorer
— 9:36 AM on March 5, 2009

Don't like Internet Explorer? Well, it looks like Windows 7 will actually let you remove it—and not just close off access to it like in...

Type: News story Tags: Software Windows

45
Radeon X1000 series and earlier move to legacy support status
— 8:39 AM on March 5, 2009

AMD has decided to switch some of its older Radeons, from the 9000 series through the X1000 series, into what is calls "legacy" support status....

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

49
JPR foresees the end of integrated graphics chipsets by 2013
— 4:47 PM on March 4, 2009

The days of integrated graphics chipsets are numbered, according to Jon Peddie Research. The firm expects motherboard-based IGPs will have all but vanished by...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

16
AMD foundry spin-off gets its name: GlobalFoundries
— 2:51 PM on March 4, 2009

Well, it's done. Two days after AMD, ATIC, and Mubadala finalized their transaction, AMD's former manufacturing division has opened for business under its...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

40
Nvidia sees itself making x86 SoCs eventually
— 9:39 AM on March 4, 2009

With both AMD and Intel playing up CPU-GPU integration and Intel prepping its own discrete graphics processor, Nvidia is in a precarious position—it has graphics...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

37
Poll: Your take on Nvidia's mobile GPU branding
— 5:28 PM on March 3, 2009

If you didn't know any better, you might think Nvidia's new GeForce GTX 280M and 260M graphics processors were mobile versions of the similarly...

Poll Question: • Renaming the G92 GPU as a mobile GeForce GTX 280M is:

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Mobile computing

66
Mac Pro, iMac, Mac mini get hardware upgrades
— 9:57 AM on March 3, 2009

Without much fanfare or grandiose keynotes, Apple has refreshed its entire desktop lineup—from the Mac mini to the Mac Pro—with new, faster hardware. Pricing hasn't...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Mac

58
Nvidia intros mobile GeForce GTX 200 GPUs... sort of
— 2:01 AM on March 3, 2009

If you're excited about the prospect of newer, faster GeForce GPUs for notebooks, then you're in for a treat....

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Mobile computing

52
Nvidia's GeForce GTS 250 graphics card
— 2:00 AM on March 3, 2009

The GeForce GTS 250 supplants the GeForce 9800 GTX+ with a smaller card, lower power draw, double the video memory, and a markedly lower price....

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics

106
New Mobility Radeon HD 4860, 4830 have 40nm graphics chips
— 11:01 PM on March 2, 2009

Notebook users had to wait six months for AMD to fashion Mobility parts...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Mobile computing

29
AMD completes fab spin-off transaction
— 5:32 PM on March 2, 2009

As expected, AMD announced the closing of its fab spin-off transaction earlier this afternoon. The company has finalized deals with ATIC and the Mubadala...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

18
Windows 7 testers get GeForce drivers straight from Nvidia
— 2:53 PM on March 2, 2009

Eager enthusiasts downloaded and installed the Windows 7 beta in droves last month, and Nvidia seems happy to serve them. The company has...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Windows

39