The U.S. Government has contracted out IBM to build a massive supercomputer bigger than any supercomputer out there. The supercomputer system, called Sequoia, will be capable of delivering 20 petaflops (1,000 trillion sustained floating-point operati
"Roughly speaking, we predict there could be a 1,000-time reduction in power consumption with electronic computers built in this new way," said Wolkow, a physicist at the University of Alberta.
The project to create the Macintosh was started by legendary computer maker Jef Raskin and the original machine had a 9in screen in an upright beige case, 128k of RAM, internal floppy drive, and came with keyboard and single-button mouse.
SDXC (SD eXtended Capacity) stores more than 4,000 RAW images, 100 HD movies, or 60 hours of HD recording with a transfer rate of up to 300MBps. The first batch of retail cards will hit before March with read/write speeds up to 104MBps in unknown cap
In what may be a sign of things to come, Acer and RadioShack have launched a netbook whose price appears to be subsidized by its 3G provider, AT&T.
Intel announced another significant advance: a silicon-based photodetector that achieves higher speed and sensitivity than other devices, including those made using exotic, expensive materials.
At nearly the same time as the world celebrates the 40th anniversary of the computer mouse, which occurs next week, Logitech announced that it has shipped its billionth one of the ubiquitous little devices.
The Samsung 256GB SSD expedites data transfer when large multimedia files are simultaneously read and stored. It can store 25 high-definition movies in just 21 minutes
The Dragon platform is a combination of an AMD Phenom II X4 processor, Radeon 4800 Graphics cards and an AMD 7 series chipset based motherboard.
Next time you're down at the diner you might try out the CupSpeakers from Dmitry Zagga. His minimalist speaker design consists four paper cups, a couple of toothpicks and an iPod.
Chip giant Intel Corp cut its fourth-quarter revenue forecast by about 14% citing weak demand across the world and in all its products, indicating the economic crisis is set to hurt computer sales in the holiday season and beyond. The shock warning h
Intel has released the prices of the Core i7 "Nehalem" quad-core processors, which the company has said will ship before the end of November. For less than $300, you can buy one. [a 3 core crippled one]
This video provides a brief explanation of the breakthroughs that have been made in Silicon Lasers. - IBM too
Clearly Asus is becoming a force in the netbook market and with indications that the netbook segment is the fastest growing in the industry, it could very well be the new market leader. HP and Dell better watch out!
With the 50 Mbps connection users will be able to download a high-def movie (about 6 GB) in 16 minutes and a standard-definition movie (about 2 GB) in 5 minutes, says the company.
GE Global Research is developing terabyte discs and players that will work with old storage media.
Lets face it, rocket technology isn't going to get us to the stars! The saucer-shaped crafts that will be built at "The Ranch" (a "civilian" version of Area 51) will make NASA's space shuttle project look like something ou
Researchers have demonstrated a flexible television screen which could result in people folding up their computer and putting it in their pocket.
The Grid is the latest evolution of the internet and the world wide web and computer scientists will announce on Friday that it is ready to be connected to the Large Hadron Collider (LHC).
We were discussing secure erasure of magnetic media, and a comment was made about recovering data using electron microscopy (to read remnant magnetic patterns in layers beneath current data) after a 7-pass overwrite (DOD standard for secure erasure
Researchers have revealed details of China's latest homegrown microprocessor.
Intel has unveiled a test chip--made entirely from silicon--that can encode 200 gigabits of data per second on a beam of light.
What we see and how we understand the world changes everything. This is why the truth matters - the truth allows us to see the world as it is.
Miniaturization and wireless bringing portable computing to a new level.
Dutch chipmaker NXP Semiconductors has sued a university in The Netherlands to block publication of research that details security flaws in NXP's Mifare Classic wireless smart cards, which are used in transit and building entry systems around the
Seagate Technology LLC. today announced the industry's first 1.5TB desktop hard drive, as well as half-terabyte notebook hard drives based on PMR (perpendicular magnetic recording) technology. (330+ uncompressed movies worth of storage)
Start at 59 minutes for just a taste... YOU WILL BE AMAZED!!!
Destroying data now requires explosives.
"We forget that routers are mini-computers. They have memory, they are networked and they are programmable." And since they aren't scanned for viruses, or protected by existing firewalls, they are easy targets. Routers close enough toge
Intel Corp. plans to roll out its newest generation of processors Monday, flexing its manufacturing muscle with a sophisticated new process that crams up to 40 percent more transistors onto the company's chips.