Commodore Amiga Mini PC is the perfect system for your HTPC, which such small and elegant PC setup it can stay fit on your living room which design to fit to your home theather setup. While not much of a looker, this box houses a potent 3.5GHz Core i7-2700k CPU, 16GB of DDR3 memory, NVIDIA's GeForce GT 430 (1GB), a WiFi ...
Posted on March 22, 2012 | Tags: amiga
, Amiga Mini
, Commodore Amiga Mini
, sff pc
Yesterday at the Apple iPad event the gang from Cupertino was making brave claims about the performance of the unused iPad A5X chip and talking a bit of trash about the Nvidia Tegra 3 processor. Apple tossed a whisk on the big screen during the presentation claiming that its A5X has four times the graphics performance of the Tegra 3. Nvidia ...
Intel has indicated that it's looking to receive out of the NAND flash manufacturing business, selling its stake in twain wafer factories to partner Micron for the book value of $600 million.
Intel and Micron have long partnered on NAND flash production, under the joint company Intel Micron Flash Technologies (IMFT.) Previously, the companies had enjoyed a half-and-half split, but the announcement of Intel's withdrawal from manufacturing leaves Micron holding a far bigger slice of the pie.
Under the terms of the revised ...
AMD has faced some hard tactical decisions since it sold its handheld chip division to Qualcomm in 2008 and effectively stepped out of the smartphone business. Whistling that "No Regrets" tune, it has burrowed ever deeper into ever bigger devices, from laptops to desktops and massively multi-core servers and supercomputers. Today's purchase of Silicon Valley startup SeaMicro is an exponential jump in the same direction, because SeaMicro specializes in edifice low-power server hardware for entire datacenters. One of its key innovations ...
Posted on March 01, 2012 | Tags: acquisition
, Advanced Micro Devices
, cloud computing
, data center
, supercompute fabric
Ever wondered how just one message in an average Chatroulette session finds its way to whatever destination fate may deem suitable? Sure you have. As it stands, every single pulse from your Ethernet socket starts its initial journey by hunting for an optimal connection path; in some cases, that involves routing through massive ring networks crossing over untold miles of fiber ...
Posted on June 29, 2011 | Tags: acc
, Fiber Optic
, George Rouskas
, nc state
, nc state university
, north carolina
, north carolina state
, ring network
Longtime technology professionals may be excused from exclaiming, "Aw man, now this again!" when it comes to the ongoing debate about IPv6. That's because itreally does look a lot like what many went through throughout the late 1990s in the leadup to Y2K.
Go back to the months and years before January 1, 2000, and it seemed two equally strong, equally dogmatic and dramatically opposed viewpoints were trumpeted everywhere as loyalists vied for the time, attention and dollars of IT managers.
In one ...
With the advancement of web technologies, it is not surprising that the web and web applications are increasingly playing an important part of our experience on the computer. In the coming week, Google is releasing its first Chromebooks - netbooks which are based completely on a cloud OS and in which the traditional desktop has been replaced by the web browser. ...
Posted on June 07, 2011 | Tags: address bar
, desktop browser
, google chromebook
, home screen
, Mac OS X
, mozilla chromeless
, operating system
, webian shell
As Computex 2011 ended Saturday (June 4), our news from the show is dwindling down. Here is one of the last products that we have to show you coming soon from VIA Technologies Inc, the ZOTAC ZBOX Mini-PC.
What makes this mini-PC impressive is its size, a palm-sized chassis measuring 12 x 12 x 4cm, and its VIA Nano X2 dual-core CPU. ...
Posted on June 07, 2011 | Tags: 1.2GHz
, Computex 2011
, Dual Core CPU
, home entertainment system
, Media Center
, Mini Pc
, Nano X2
, Via C7
, VIA C7-M
, VIA Eden
, Via Nano
, VIA Nano X2
, Via Technologies
, VT CPU virtualization
, ZOTAC ZBOX
Windows PCs don't exactly have a reputation for security, but Microsoft's trying to change that. When smug know-it-alls claim that Windows PCs have more viruses than a public toilet, Microsoft points to the PatchGuard driver signing system on 64-bit Windows as their way of saying "Nuh-uh!" PatchGuard keeps the baddies from getting high-level privileges on Windows machines. Bad news: Kapersky's reporting that a new malware program that targets Windows 64-bit users has figured a way around the protection.
The malware is part ...
Hannspree has a line of interesting products that it peddles in the UK for fans of computers. I always get a kick out of digital photo frames and computer displays that are inside stuffed animals or look like sports balls. The latest product to land for Hannspree is a new AIO computer called the SN22A1. This computer is a 21.5-inch screen ...