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CPU-Z gives you information such as processor name and vendor, core stepping and process, processor package, internal and external...

November 19, 2014 by CPUID

Oracle prepares to unveil next-gen SPARC 7 processor

Oracle is preparing to unveil its next-generation SPARC 7 processor architecture in August, with the new chip set to embody new acceleration and security features, according to the company’s executive vice president of systems, John Fowler.

July 16, 2014

Apple Pages

Create gorgeous documents in minutes with the all-new Pages for Mac word processor -- featuring a stunning new design, new writing...

November 6, 2014 by Apple

Apple presents 'the new iPad'

Apple has introduced a new model to its successful iPad range, which it calls 'the new iPad', rather than the iPad 3.The device was launched on Wednesday in San Francisco and brings a number of new hardware features, such as a 5-megapixel camera, high-resolution 'retina' display and quad-core graphics processor for an improved gaming experience.

March 7, 2012 by

Forget eight cores. AMD is planning a 10-core desktop CPU for 2012.

While time is running down on 2011 being the year of Bulldozer, AMD is looking to next year to be the year of Piledriver. A leaked roadmap shows the chip company's desktop plans for 2012, and these include a processor that features 10 Piledriver CPUs, which will be improved versions of the forthcoming Bulldozer CPU.

July 25, 2011 by

Intel Core i7 benchmarks...coming soon!

Intel has taken the wraps off its new Core i7 (Nehalem) processor architecture, which features an integrated memory controller and new QuickPath Interconnect (QPI) point-to-point links. The first CPUs to become available later this month — all quad-core with two threads per core — will be the $999 Core i7-965 Extreme Edition, the $562 Core i7-940 and the $284 Core i7-920.

November 3, 2008 by

OpenOffice.org 2.4.0

OpenOffice.org 2.4.0 is a free, open source alternative to Microsoft's Office application suite. It is fantastic if you need basic office applications — such as a word processor or spreadsheet — at no cost. However, large organisations and power users may be disappointed by its lack of features and support.

August 4, 2008 by

Inside the new MBP: NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GT

One of the major new features of the new MacBook Pro is the addition of the NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GT video card. This is a switch from the ATI Mobility Radeon X1600 GPU which shipped in the previous MBPThe 15-inch MacBook Pro ships with the NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GT graphics processor with dual-link DVI support and 128MB of GDDR3 SDRAM (2.

June 5, 2007 by

Lenovo X61 details emerge

Lenovo appears ready to give its ThinkPad Tablet PC offering a boost with the imminent arrival of the X61 model which features a Core 2 Duo processor, better connectivity options, enhanced displays, and a reported 12-hour battery life with the now-standard 8-cell battery. More info at GottaBeMobile.com. Apparently my fellow MVP Dennis Rice already has his hands on one and will be posting some comparisons to the ThinkPad X60t I'm currently working with.

May 30, 2007 by

Somewhere on a whiteboard at Google is a list like this

Somewhere on the Google campus in Mountain View, CA, on some product manager's whiteboard, is the to-do list for Google Apps. Although it certain includes specific application improvements, it's not necessarily the list of features to make Google Documents a better word processor or Google Spreadsheets a better spreadsheet.

April 24, 2007 by

Windows Server 2003 gets second update

Microsoft has quietly released a second service pack (SP2) for its popular Windows Server 2003 operating system. The hefty update -- at least 350MB depending on the processor architecture -- includes a large number of bug fixes, as well as new features such as: The new Scalable Networking Pack that increases network and performance Better deployment services for remote installation Improved IPSec manageability Support for version 3.

March 13, 2007 by

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