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Digital Summer, August 19th, Temple, San Francisco

08/17/2009, Digital Summer is almost there: -Have you picked your favorite outfit for the photo-shoot?-Are you ready for the breath-taking photo-show by Damien Miller?-Did you know that Leila, the visionary founder of Samasource, has many talents?- There are still...

Tim Sweeney: The End of The GPU Roadmap

08/11/2009, Epic Games founder and 3D engine architect Tim Sweeney has presented what he calls “The end of the GPU roadmap”, where he essentially says that GPU as we know them are too limited, and predicts that by 2020 developers will switch to a more...

Intel’s mobility future depends on ‘desirability’

07/29/2009, At the Intel Technology Summit, Intel mentioned that future computers need to be not only affordable and capable, but most importantly desirable. And for that very reason, Intel is learning skills that are usually outside of its core semi-conductor...

CPU against GPU in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

07/28/2009, WSJ’s Don Clark has written an interesting article about how GPUs (graphics processing unit) and CPUs (central processing unit) are competing to be the top processor in Hollywood’s Computer Graphics (CG) business. In “Harry Potter and...

AMD CPU+GPU fusion in 22nm in 2010?

07/24/2009, Rumor has it that AMD’s CPU and GPU “fusion” won’t happen until the second half of 2010 when the 22nm (nanometer) process will be ready for production. Intel has already shown its plans for a CPU+GPU integration in the form of...

Umid mBook Review

07/01/2009, Now that we’ve spent some quality time with the mBook, including a live blogging field trip, let’s go over the pro and cons of using one of the smallest PCs out there. First, I would like to share the context: during a discussion with Intel,...

Intel Aims To Cap Netbook Prices

06/17/2009, Intel has released a statement where they recommend netbook prices not to shoot past $400, but then again this is not a rule which must be followed as manufacturers are still free to set their own prices. This sounds like good news to some, but it will...

Umid mBook Unboxing And Hands-On

06/16/2009, I just got a Umid mBook, a mobile internet device (MID) powered by an Atom processor. Out of the box, it runs Windows XP Home, but I might try to install Windows 7 which is more finger-friendly (kind of). At the moment, I have turned the unit on and...

Intel Acquires Wind River Systems For $884M

06/04/2009, Intel is set to buy embedded software developer Wind River for $884M. If I remember correctly, Wind River has done a lot of work on Moblin, especially on the low-level Linux software, which is really the foundation for every other application that is...

Toshiba Mini NB205 Photo Gallery

06/01/2009, We published this morning about the entrance of Toshiba in the US netbook market with the Mini NB205: the mini NB205-N310 will retail for $399 and the mini NB205-N210 for $349, both units will be available on June 23. Main features include a 10.1 inch...

PQI Intelligent Drive i812

05/28/2009, If you’re going to attend an event where there will be plenty of geeks, then might we suggest dressing up for the occasion with the PQI Intelligent Drive i812? You can choose from cherry blossom pink or royal blue colors, where the sandblasted...

Intel Said To Be Using Pricing Pressure Against NVIDIA’s ION

05/21/2009, The NVIDIA Ion platform is quite exciting: who doesn’t want many times the graphics power in a comparable power/thermal envelope? In fact, Intel might even think that it is “too good”, so the company is said to apply deep discounts (1/2...

Intel and Nokia Back oFono, An Open-Source Telephony Solution

05/12/2009, oFono is an open source architecture and implementation for GSM/3G mobile telephony. The goal is to get the community to participate in a complete software stack that anyone could subsequently use as long as they abide by the GPL licensing conditions. The...

Intel X25M Review

10/14/2008,   SSDs were all the hype last year, then the “bubble” popped when tests performed on the Macbook Air showed that the SSD drive did little more than add $1,500 to the computer’s final price. No performance increase, no battery life...