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Thursday, July 31, 2014
Fujitsu Semiconductor and ON Semiconductor have entered into a foundry services agreement under which Fujitsu will manufacture wafers for ON Semiconductor, and second definitive agreement pursuant to which ON Semiconductor will become a minority shareholder of Fujitsu’s 8-inch wafer fab in Aizu-Wakamatsu, Japan
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
AMD today made available the AMD Opteron A1100-Series developer kit, which features AMD's first 64-bit ARM-based processor, codenamed "Seattle."
Samsung will unveil its new Galaxy Note 4 phablet at the IFA show in Berlin on Sept. 3, executives at Samsung's local parts suppliers said.
Lite-On SDD will showcase two new enterprise storage solutions - the M.2 PCIe P1P Series and N9S Series 2.5" SATA 6.0 Gb/s SSDs - at the Flash Memory Summit, August 5-7, in Santa Clara, California.
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Microsoft has joined the mini PC craze, introducing a Windows-compatible development board dubbed Sharks Cove.
Apple has updated its top of the line MacBook Pro with Retina display lineup with faster chips.
Monday, July 28, 2014
Western Digital's HGST today announced its next-generation of Ultrastar 12Gb/s SAS solid-state drives (SSDs) with capacities up to 1.6TB.
PNY Technologies on Monday releaseed their smallest USB flash drive, the Micro M2. This pint-sized USB is extremely small and compact, no bigger than the size of a coin.
Today Logitech introduced the new Logitech USB Headset H570e, designed for all-day ease of use, at an affordable price.
Friday, July 25, 2014
The worldwide tablet grew 11.0% year over year in the second quarter of 2014 (2Q14) with shipments reaching 49.3 million units according to preliminary data from the International Data Corporation.
font size="2">ASUS today announced Strix DSP, a gaming headset with audio station, Strix Claw optical gaming mouse, Strix Tactic Pro mechanical gaming keyboard and Strix Glide Control and Glide Speed gaming mouse pads.
Thermaltake today launched the new Water 3.0 Ultimate, an All-In-One liquid cooling system with an 360 mm radiator design especially to support enthusiasts' systems.
AMD's new Pavilion 10z notebook is the first major design win for AMD's new "Mullins" budget mobile chip.
Thursday, July 24, 2014
Rice University’s silicon oxide technology for high-density, next-generation computer memory is one step closer to mass production, thanks to a refinement that will allow manufacturers to fabricate devices at room temperature with conventional production methods.
A shortage of solid-state drives for ultrathin laptops and hybrids will cause prices to flatten next year, with lower prices coming again in 2016, according to a market analysis by IHS.
Korean chipmaker SK Hynix Inc. on Thursday said shipment growth would slow in the third quarter as it posted its first drop in quarterly profit in two years.
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Seagate Technology today added a new capability for connecting Seagate Central personal cloud storage or Seagate Wireless Plus to a Roku streaming player.
Following its preview at CES 2014, ASUS launched the ASUS RT-AC87, the first Wave 2 802.11ac consumer router and the fastest 5 GHz with speeds up to 1.73 Gbps.
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Intel today announced an addition to the Intel Solid-State Drive (SSD) Professional Family: the Intel SSD Pro 2500 Series. This new business-class SSD delivers security and manageability features, and fast SSD performance.
Alliance Storage Technologies, Inc. (ASTI) has brought to market a new Cloud-Integrated Storage (CiS) option as part of its line of NAS based Archive Solutions.
AOC's new u3477Pqu display combines size with enhanced productivity.
ADATA today launched the latest XPG V3 series overclocking memory, running at 3100 megahertz.
Monday, July 21, 2014
Scyth ehas just released a new cooling solution for users seeking a low cost entry-level CPU cooler.
Kingston has added the Phison-based V310 960 GB SSD to its SSDNow V300 series.
WD is expanding its WD Red line of SATA hard drives for home and small office NAS (network attached storage) systems with the release of a 5 TB and 6 TB capacity for NAS-specific storage and the introduction of WD Red Pro hard drives.
Intel has added a few new Pentium and Core i3 desktop microprocessors for socket 1150 platform to the official price list.
Saturday, July 19, 2014
Lenovo was fast to declare that its tablet strategy for the U.S. market remains unchanged, refuting an earlier report to the contrary.
A series of slides resembling a typical Nvidia press deck has leaked, revealing two new members of the Shield family: A tablet and a wireless controller.
Friday, July 18, 2014
Asus has made available its gaming-oriented Maximus VII Formula motherboard, which is based on the Intel Z97 chipset and features a hybrid cooling solution, SupremeFX audio, the ROG Armor, TrueVolt 5V, GameFirst III and Extreme Engine DIGI+ III.
Kingston Technology maintained its leading position in the top ten PC DRAM module manufacturers, with the global PC DRAM module market revenues to be 32% higher than 2012, according to DRAMeXchange, the memory and storage research division of TrendForce.
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
GIGABYTE's latest version of its overclocking assistant EasyTune has been released just in time for the unlocked Intel Pentium Anniversary Edition CPU.
ViewSonic Corp. introduces the VX2858Sml high-end desktop monitor.
ASUS today announced the availability of Xonar U5, a compact USB-powered sound card and headphone amplifier featuring 5.1-channel surround sound, 192kHz/24-bit high-definition audio, Perfect Voice technology, and dedicated microphone and output volume controls.
MSI today announced the WS60 2OJ portable workstation, which has a light weight 1.9 kg and is just 19.9 mm thin.
Freecom has bannounced three new rugged solid state drives (SSDs) in sleek designs.
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Intel’s answer to the $25 Raspberry Pi tiny-sized PC, the Galileo Gen2, is set to be available in August for around $60.
Intel today reported second-quarter revenue of $13.8 billion, mainly due to the good performance of the company's PC and data center businesses.
A leak suggests the next generation of Intel's chipsets support PCI Express 3.0.
Seagate today announced a new portfolio of Networked Attached Storage (NAS) solutions designed for small businesses.
VIA Technologies today announced the VIA Viega, a ruggedized 10.1" Android tablet engineered to survive the enterprise-level mobile computing environments.
Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. has developed a technology that reduces the number of network switches used in a cluster supercomputer system comprised of several thousand units by 40% while maintaining the same level of network performance.
Monday, July 14, 2014
Microsoft will attempt to fight off notebooks running Chrome OS with the help of low-cost notebooks being released in time for the holiday season.
Toshiba's OCZ Storage Solutions on Monday introduced its next generation SQL Server acceleration solution, the ZD-XL SQL Accelerator 1.5 supports.
Two years after launch of the original Raspberry Pi Linux computer, a new Model B+, has just been released.
Fujitsu has developed the FUJITSU Tablet ARROWS Tab Q335/K 8-inch Windows tablet for business users and plans to start rolling out it worldwide from October 2014.
Saturday, July 12, 2014
Micron Technology introduced a 25nm monolithic 8Gb DDR3 SDRAM component for enterprise applications such as data analytics.
Friday, July 11, 2014
Lenovo is challenging Toshiba with the release of the IdeaPad Y50 UHD, its first 4K laptop, sporting a 5.6-inch screen.
Acer has introduced the first Chromebooks powered by a 4th Generation Intel Core i3 processors.
Thursday, July 10, 2014
LG Electronics is expanding its line of G Pad tablets with the introduction of LG G Pad 7.0 and LG G Pad 10.1.
Imation has made available the new IronKey Workspace W700, the first Microsoft-certified Windows To Go devices to be FIPS 140-2 Level 3 certified.
Creative has added the new Creative MUVO mini to its Creative MUVO family of near-field communications (NFC) Bluetooth portable wireless speakers.
Wednesday, July 09, 2014
PC sales have been falling in the alast couple of years, but quarterly figures released Wednesday by the research firms Gartner Inc. and International Data Corp. show the global slump is easing.
Verizon Wireless is bringing the Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet in the U.S. as an exclusive offering, with pre-orders startingJuly 10, 2014 at www.verizonwireless.com.
Western Digital's HGST is now shipping the Ultrastar C10K1800, a 10000 RPM hard drive in the 2.5-inch small form factor targeting enterprise / data center applications.
Tuesday, July 08, 2014
Microsoft has just released another round of fixes for the company's Internet Explorer (IE) Web browser, as well as a set of updates for the Windows operating system.
Rumors reported by several websites suggest that Microsoft may eventually launch a 7-inch version of its Surface tablet before the end of summer.
Panasonic has upgraded its Toughpad FZ-G1 fully-rugged 10-inch tablet, which now has a 25 percent longer battery life with up to 10 hours of continuous use on a single standard battery.
MSI has just announced its new Intel based ECO Series motherboards, which are said to consume less power than a light bulb.
Thermaltake is introducing three new air-cooling solutions part of its Frio Silent Series - the Frio Silent 12, Frio Silent 14, and Frio Extreme Silent 14 Dual.
Monday, July 07, 2014
Intel has entered into a manufacturing agreement with Panasonic's System LSI Business Division to manufacture future Panasonic system-on-chips (SoCs) using its 14nm low-power manufacturing process.
Worldwide combined shipments of devices (PCs, tablets, ultramobiles and mobile phones) are projected to reach 2.4 billion units in 2014, a 4.2 percent increase from 2013, according to Gartner, Inc.
South Korea's tech giant LG Electronics Inc, said Monday it will start the sales of three models of its G Pad tablet lineup this week that come with features inherited from the flagship G3 smartphone.
Saturday, July 05, 2014
China has started replacing imported servers with China-made systems, as tensions over cyber security between the Asian country and the U.S. continues.
Thursday, July 03, 2014
Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS) has just introduced LIVA, the smallest Windows-based mini PC kit designed for general computing, casual gaming and basic applications.
Seagate's acquisition of LSI's Accelerated Solution Division (ASD) and FCD (Flash Components Division) assets from Avago Technology is expected to benefit Marvell and Taiwanese SSD controller manufacturers.
AMD has added the AMD A10-7800, A6-7400K and the A4-7300 Accelerated Processing Unit (APU) to its A-Series 4th generation APU lineup.
Wednesday, July 02, 2014
The second second Nvidia Shield device, Nvidia's Android-based gaming system, seems to be a tablet, according to documents at the Global Certification Forum and FCC.
Japanese cooling expert Scythe is introducing the new Mugen MAX, proomising to offer users maximum performance for their PC system.
Arista Networks, Broadcom, Google, Mellanox and Microsoft collaborate on new Ethernet specification to drive greater performance in future data centers.
Japanese universities are taking steps to provide businesses with computational services needed to handle "big-data" with the development of new supercomputers in the following years.
Tuesday, July 01, 2014
Sony is recalling its VAIO Flip PC laptops as their lithium-ion batteries can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards.
Hewlett-Packard and attorneys representing shareholders confirmed on Monday they had agreed to settle litigation over the $11.1 billion acquisition of British software company Autonomy.
The VAIO PC brand has been resurrected today, following Sony's sale of the struggling business to investment fund Japan Industrial Partners.
Samsung today launched the 850 PRO, a new solid state drive (SSD) line-up featuring Samsung’s three-dimensional (3D) vertical NAND (V-NAND) flash memory technology.
Sunday, June 29, 2014
On Sunday, Panasonic formally launched its "3E" hybrid tablet for education, the next spiritual descendant of the Intel Classmate PC. Samsung also announced updates to Samsung School, its fully integrated one-to-one learning solution.
Friday, June 27, 2014
Transcend Information today introduced the SSD370, the SATA III 6Gb/s 2.5" solid state drive (SSD) featuring an 1TB storage capacity and read and write speeds of up to 570MB and 470MB per second.
Thursday, June 26, 2014
Apple today announced its 16GB iPod touch is now available in colors and equipped with a 5 megapixel iSight camera for $199.
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Book retailer Barnes & Noble said Wednesday it would spin off its Nook division, which produces tablets and digital books, amid ongoing losses at the unit.
GIGABYTE announced the BRIX Gaming, a compact DIY PC kit powered by an Intel Core i5 4200H processor and an Nvidia GeForce GTX 760 GPU.
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Samsung Electronics has decided to drop the server chip effort and discontinue work being carried out by a team in Milpitas, Calif., the Wall Street Journal reports.
SanDisk has made available the ZetaScale software, which optimizes applications to use flash technology and process data quickly.
WD today introduced My Book Duo, the newest member of its line of direct-attached storage (DAS) desktop storage solutions, which comes with two drives, hardware-level RAID and USB 3.0.
Shuttle Europe has started delivering the fourth generation of its fanless XS35 and XS36 models, whic are now powered by Intel Celeron processors.
Monday, June 23, 2014
Panasonic today announced the U.S. launch of its fully-rugged, 5-inch handheld tablets.
Intel today announced a new new microarchitecture and memory details of the next-generation Intel Xeon Phi processor (code-named Knights Landing), scheduled to power HPC systems in the second half of 2015, along with the Intel Omni Scale Fabric– an end-to-end interconnect for fast data transfers.
MIT researchers have developed a 36-core experimental chip that allows each of its cores to communicate with each other in a "networking"- manner and significantly faster than currently available multi-core chips.
For the third consecutive time, Tianhe-2, a supercomputer developed by China’s National University of Defense Technology, has retained its position as the world’s No. 1 system according to the 43rd edition of the TOP500 list of the world’s most powerful supercomputers.
AMD's response to Intel's latset Extreme Edition CPUs (Devil's Canyon) is the FX series, which will soon include a liquid-cooled model.
64-bit ARM processors will start delivering breakthrough performance in servers, aided by graphics cards used in some of the world’s fastest computers.
Friday, June 20, 2014

ExtremeTech.com has discovered that Kingston and PNY are changing the components in their SSDs once the initial reviews of their devices go online.

The Surface Pro 3 is now available at retail stores, online and through authorized resellers in the U.S. and Canada.

Thursday, June 19, 2014
Japan Display will start mass production of 7-inch display for tablets, featuring a 3,840 x 2, 160 pixels resolution and the company's Pixel Eye technology, which does not require an external touch panel.
AMD says that it will be able to deliver a 25x improvement in the energy efficiency of its Accelerated Processing Units (APUs) by 2020.
On Wednesday, Facebook announced that it had created "Wedge," a new kind of computer networking switch, potentially capable of shifting data rapidly through the largest data centers. The top-of-rack (TOR) network switch is based on a new Linux-based operating system, code-named "FBOSS."
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
At the Gigaom Structure conference in San Francisco today, Intel's Diane Bryant announced that the company will now offer customizable chips for the data center based on Intel Xeon processors.
Nokia is recalling the Travel Charger kit sold separately for the Nokia Lumia 2520 tablet, also called the AC-300 charger accessory kit, as they pose an electrocution hazard.
Apple has just introduced a new 21.5-inch iMac starting at just $1,099, making the popular all-in-one desktop even more affordable.
ASUS' H97, H87, B85 and H81 Series motherboards are able to overclock the latest Intel Pentium Anniversary Edition processor (G3258), 4th-generation Intel Core K Series ('Haswell') and new 4th-generation Intel Core K Series ('Haswell Refresh') processors.
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
The growth in global demand for SSDs has driven Micron Technology and SK Hynix to invest in Taiwan-based SSD controller IC design houses, according to a report.

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