Dell Linux vs. Windows Netbook Return Rate "Non-Issue"

Aug 13, 2009

The return rate for Linux netbooks are no higher than that for Windows, says a Dell product manager, declaring Microsoft's claims otherwise as a "non-issue."

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Windows 7: Microsoft Takes Netbook OEMs on Short Leash

Aug 12, 2009

When Windows 7 comes to market, the Starter Edition will be conceived especially for notebooks. As they did for Windows XP, Microsoft has come up with a list of technical limitations.

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OpenCL in Beta SDK for GPUs and Multicore CPUs

Aug 07, 2009

Chipmaker AMD has integrated the open standard OpenCL specification for parallel programming into its ATI Stream development environment.

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Classmate 8.9-Inch Netbook Convertible with Linux

Aug 07, 2009

Intel announces the availability for use in schools of the Classmate PC Convertible.

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Hitachi Deskstar 7K2000: First 3.5” Disk with 2 Terabyte

Aug 06, 2009

Hitachi Global Storage Technologies has started shipping what they say is the first 3,5-inch disk with a 2 terabyte capacity: the Deskstar 7K2000.

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ATI Graphics Driver Can Compiz

Aug 05, 2009

Four weeks ago, open source developers at AMD succeeded in running glxgears on R600/R700 GPUs for the first time. Now they've got Compiz also running on the Mesa driver.

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Microsoft Hit by Open Source and Lawmakers

Aug 01, 2009

Microsoft had to report a 30% slump in sales for the last quarter. Their report to the U.S. SEC includes a rundown of their risk and competition factors. Among their concerns are Linux and open source untertakings, but also their own partners HP and Intel.

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34-Nanometer Flash Solid State Drives from Intel

Jul 23, 2009

The chipmaker announced its new consumer series of 34-nanometer solid stated drives (SSDs), resulting in a significant flash memory price reduction.

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