Kindle DX: Amazon's Reader with Large Display

May 07, 2009

The new e-book reader from Amazon now has a 9.7" E-Ink display at 1200 x 824 pixels, weighs in at about 19 ounces and is only 0.38" thick.

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Radeon HD 4770: New Graphics Chip from ATI

May 05, 2009

With a new, powerful chip generation, ATI is challenging Nvidia at the low end.

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Nvidia: Bug Warning for Linux Driver 180.29

Apr 24, 2009

Nvidia's proprietary graphic driver 180.29 can, under certain conditions, turn your Fujitsu Celsius H270 notebook into a brick.

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AMD Provides Legacy Driver for Old ATI Cards

Apr 20, 2009

Contrary to original plans to support the older ATI cards, AMD now wants to provide a legacy driver for them, along the lines of Nvidia.

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Intel Bottomed Out in Q1?

Apr 15, 2009

On this key IRS date, Intel reports a first-quarter revenue and income loss that has hopefully seen the bottom and the company hopes for a resurgence to normal in the coming season.

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Toshiba Notebooks with OpenSolaris

Apr 09, 2009

Hardware manufacturer Toshiba has released a series of notebooks with pre-installed OpenSolaris 2008.11.

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KDE 4 for Netbooks: Work on Plasma Begins

Apr 09, 2009

At the last KDE developer's Akademy conference, the Plasma team had assembled some ideas for KDE 4 on netbooks. These ideas will now become reality.

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Netbook Market: Is Microsoft Winning?

Apr 08, 2009

While Microsoft blogger Brandon LeBlanc is celebrating his employer as winner in the netbook market, opportunities are opening up in the Asian market for the netbook's even smaller relative, the so-called mobile internet device.

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