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The next generation of personal computers and portable music players could hold 10 times more information than current models, thanks to a different way of writing magnetic data to a hard disc.
Tips and directions for replacing your computer's motherboard--from deciding whether it's worth the hassle to tweaking the BIOS.
Forty years ago, Electronics Magazine asked Intel co-founder Gordon Moore to write an article summarizing the state of the electronics industry. The article outlined what became known as Moore's Law.
No Comdex 2005 IT trade show this November in Las Vegas? No problem, according to IT users interviewed after yesterday's announcement that this year's event is off. It's the second year in a row Comdex has been canceled. One past attendee said Comdex had become a 'flea market'
Supermodel Naomi Campbell has angrily rejected US reports that she assaulted a personal assistant with a PDA. The 34-year-old catwalk babe and author is alleged to have set about her PA with a Blackberry during a jaunt to Rio de Janeiro.
As another birthday comes closer with its ugly reminder of how short life is, it makes me think of you younger folks.
Because while you grew up with computers, my situation was just the opposite - computers grew up with me.
People who cannot be bothered to turn off their computers properly are costing both the environment and their own pockets dear, a study has concluded.
With technology advancing at a rapid rate, Intel has moved to the DDR2 memory subsystem. It seems Intel views DDR2 as the upgrade path for the best performance gains in conjunction with their newest, current and future processors. On the other hand, AMD continues to stay with DDR and may move up to DDR2 in the future since their processor requirements for memory are different with the memory controller on the die. Today, we will examine and test the first DDR2 PC2-5400 modules at Xtreme Resources on the Intel 925XE platform with Wintec's AMPX PC2-5400 1GB dual channel kit and see how it fares.
When you're making a buying decision, choice is good. But is it even better to have too many choices? Yes, if you're armed with good information, and after reading this story, you'll be loaded for bear.
When building any modern computer, the choice of which memory to use is a major consideration. After all, why spend a mint on the latest CPU and motherboard, only to slow it down a bit with anything but the best memory available?
A CALIFORNIA FIRM claimed that it has put a fibre optic interface directly onto a silicon chip. That means, according to Luxtera, that one day we'll have CPUs with optical buses shuffling huge amounts of data in and out of the heap.
A jury in California on Thursday ordered Toshiba and one of its U.S. subsidiaries to pay an $381.4 million in damages for breach of fiduciary duty and theft of trade secrets in the largest IP (intellectual property) verdict in California history and the third-largest IP verdict in the U.S.
Blue Gene/L, the fastest supercomputer in the world, has broken its own speed record, reaching 135.5 teraflops - a trillion calculations a second.
In the end, a jury of eight won't deliberate the trade secrets case between Compuware Corp. and IBM Corp.
But jurors in the 3-year-old case, which culminated in a $400-million settlement late Monday night, said Tuesday that the weight of evidence so far made them side with Compuware.
IBM had yet to present.
The guru of 3D has a review of the AMD 4000+. It's a big ole 11 page article chocked full of benchmarks and diagrams, but let's cut to the chase: The Verdict!