DisplayPort 1.3 details announced

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A update to the DisplayPort standard was announced today. DisplayPort 1.3 will allow bandwidth up to 32.4 Gbits/second and connections to much higher resolution displays and multi-monitor setups.

EU backs standard for mobile TV

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European officials have backed a single standard for the rollout of mobile TV services across Europe. Telecoms commissioner Viviane Reding has called on member states to roll out services using the DVB-H standard "as...

DDR3 standard gets the green light

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The Joint Electron Device Engineering Council (Jedec) has published the specifications of the forthcoming Double Data Rate 3 (DDR3) memory standard. DDR3 memory promises improvements in performance and power consumption over DDR2 and older standards....

Microsoft's WDP vs. Standard JPG, in Numbers

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I heard you. Many users commented on my previous news post saying that they weren’t happy with the tests I performed. I understand where you were coming from, and I plan to address what I...

Microsoft: Make our HD Photo format a standard

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Microsoft plans to submit its HD Photo image format to a standards body in order to establish a higher-quality replacement for today's ubiquitous JPEG standard. The standardization move makes sense, given Microsoft's ambitions, said InfoTrends...

Superfast Wi-Fi Standard Solidifies

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Sometime tonight, voting among the engineers charged with developing the IEEE's 802.11n Wi-Fi standard will end, and smart money says the results--to be announced within days--will be a second draft of the superfast standard. For...

IBM signs up for WiMax standard

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IBM has joined the WiMax Forum, an industry organisation that promotes the upcoming wireless standard. WiMax is designed to deliver high-speed wireless internet access over a wide range, and operators expect the technology to provide...

EU Sets Europe-wide Wireless Standard

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The European Commission wants to set several wireless standards that are meant to spur demand, cut costs (hopefully resulting in lower prices) and help new products. Electronic makers will have a guarantee that their products...

Widescreen Notebooks To Become Standard By 2008

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Notebook PCs are rapidly moving toward a future filled with more pixels and more screen real estate, thanks to the unexpectedly rapid proliferation of widescreen displays. Once fairly rare beasts, widescreen notebooks—notebooks with screens...

Smart CD Catalog Standard 1.0

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Still having troubles organizing your disks? Smart CD Catalog will help you put them in order! You probably have many CDs and DVDs, document libraries, MP3 music files, photo and video collections, software distribution...

Microsoft to support 1394b standard

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Microsoft Corp. will provide support for the IEEE1394b standard "within a reasonable time" after the launch of Windows Vista, according to a Microsoft Corp. representative who attended the IEEE1394 Trade Association meeting held here last...

Bluetooth Standard to Receive Speed Boost in 2007-08

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The industry group behind theBluetooth wireless standard announced on Tuesday that it has received clearancefrom the FCC to increase Blutooth transfer rates by utilizing a version of the new radio technology known as ultra-wideband or...

802.11n Wi-Fi Standard Back On Track

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After much quarreling, the groups responsible for determining wireless standards are closer to reaching a compromise. If the revised draft being presented next week is approved, we can expect to see Wi-Fi devices using...

Maxathon 1.5.2.21 Standard

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Maxthon is a powerful web browser with a highly customizable interface. It is based on the Internet Explorer engine which means that what works in IE, works the same in Maxthon but with many additional...

New Display Standard Inches Closer

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The Video Electronics Standard Association, or VESA, is currently reviewing a new display standard which will allow for better resolutions, more colors, higher refresh rates - all over less wires than current technologies. Called...

DVD Camps Agree Anti-Piracy Standard

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The Blu-ray Disc Association (BDA) has announced that it has selected the Advanced Access Content System (AACS) as its protection scheme for next generation DVD media. The anti-piracy measures include a watermarking and digital...

Sony credit rating cut by Standard & Poor's

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Increased global competition in its core electronics business prompts the first downgrade in over a decade. Today, the globe's preeminent provider of credit rating and risk analysis, Standard & Poor's, downgraded Sony's...

Microsoft Revises Anti-Spam Standard

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Microsoft Corp. on Monday said it had revised its proposal to weed out "spam" e-mail to win over skeptical Internet engineers who have been reluctant to adopt technology owned by the dominant software company. Microsoft...

NV41 to quietly replace 6800 standard

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Even though we've seen some documents that made it very clear that the NV41 will end up with 6700 name, our better informed moles told us that this won't happen. From the beginning, Nvidia wanted...

Sun pushes OpenOffice standard

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Sun Microsystems is backing European Union efforts to standardize office document formats, including a proposal that would enable people to switch easily between Microsoft-based documents and those created with open-source software. In...

HD-DVD Standard Earns Approval

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The DVD Forum has approved the physical disc specifications for the rewritable version of HD-DVDs (High Definition/High Density-DVDs), taking the format an important step nearer to mass production. At a meeting in Taiwan on September...

Download Java 2 Platform Standard Edition 5.0 RC

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Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE) software is the premier solution for rapidly developing and deploying mission-critical, enterprise applications. It builds upon Java technology's cross-platform support and robust security model with new features and functionality,...

BitDefender Standard 8.0

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BitDefender Standard Edition is a powerful antivirus tool with features that best meet your security needs. Features as easy to use and automatic updating make BitDefender Standard Edition an "install and forget" antivirus product. ...

IBM pursues software installation standard

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IBM on Friday is unveiling technology intended to reduce complexity in software installation and packaging and has submitted it to the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) for consideration as an industry standard. Dubbed Solution...

Zoom Player Standard 4.0 Final

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Zoom Player was originally conceived to fill a void in Multimedia playback. Prior to Zoom Player, playing media files on the PC was either overly simplistic for the Power User or overly cryptic to the...

Microsoft to submit antispam standard

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Microsoft on Wednesday said it plans to submit a proposal to make its antispam technology a standard, becoming the latest Internet giant to seek industry approval for the adoption of its technique. ...

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