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Another Non-Product? . . .

Next month, probably May 9, Intel (probably alongside a lot of partners) will introduce its Santa Rosa generation of mobile platforms. There’s nothing earthshaking about it, but it incorporates a number of solid improvements to the Centrino platform. There’s also Read More

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Apple's Key Strategy: Vista

“The Mac is clearly gaining market share, with sales growing 36 percent—more than three times the industry growth rate,” said Steve Jobs, Apple’s CEO. Apple shipped 1,517,000 Macintosh ® computers … representing 36 percent growth in Macs … over the Read More

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VT6047 Pico-ITX

VIA recently announced the creation of the world’s smallest motherboard, the VT6047 Pico-ITX. Courtesy of VIA Technologies This board will have a 1 GHz C7 processor hard soldered into place, with up to 1 GB of memory available from 1 Read More

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A World Without AMD . . .

As reported a few days ago, AMD’s CPU marketshare dropped six points. There’s been some squabbling that part of this drop was due to excess Christmas inventory being used in the first quarter, and that’s probably true, but all that Read More

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This Is PR? . . .

From here: “ATI said in front of 150+ journalists that the R600XT won’t be able to compete with the Geforce 8800 GTX. The dream is dead and Radeon HD 2900 XT won’t be able to catch up with the six Read More

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AMD Claims? . . .

AMD has claimed in a press release that its Barcelona will be a lot better than Intel’s stuff. How much so? Here it is, straight from the horse’s mouth (emphasis ours): The new Barcelona projections are based on the latest Read More

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AMD Thoughts

As you say AMD, is in a world of woe at the moment. As an AMD user I can suggest why. Any sales of the current AM2 lineup has got to come from one of four groups: Intel users: Now Read More

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Ubuntu 7.0.4 aka "Feisty Fawn"

SUMMARY: Ubuntu takes aim at Vista – new Ubuntu release April 19. We reported last year on Ubuntu as a promising alternative to Windows. With Vista generating a less than enthusiastic response among PC users, some seeking an alternative will Read More