Internet Cyclone 2.23

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Powerful, easy-to-use, Internet Speed Booster / Internet Accelerator for Windows designed to automatically optimize your Windows settings which will boost your Internet connection speed up to 200%.

HP Gives AMD's Phenom a Boost

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After a bruising month where it had to admit a series of missteps with its quad-core microprocessor strategy, Advanced Micro Devices got a boost Jan. 3 from Hewlett-Packard. On Thursday, HP announced that it would...

United Nations agency gives boost to WiMax

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The United Nations telecommunications agency in Geneva gave the upstart technology called WiMax a vote of approval, providing a sizable victory for Intel and something of a defeat for competing technologies from Qualcomm and Ericsson....

US agencies boost satellite use

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The US is giving its domestic agencies greater access to images from spy satellites, in a move strongly criticised by civil rights groups. The images will be used to boost national security, disaster response and...

Google acquires ImageAmerica to boost mapping

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Google has acquired ImageAmerica, a company that builds high-resolution cameras and uses them to take aerial photographs. The search engine giant announced the move Friday on its LatLong blog about Google Earth and its other...

PlayStation 3 sales boost in US

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Sales of Sony's PlayStation 3 (PS3) console in the US rose by 21% in June, analyst figures show, but the machine still trails the Wii and Xbox 360. Tracking firm NPD Group reported that 98,500...

Samsung Gives Mobile Phone Memory a Boost

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Samsung has announced that it has developed a new 4GB multi-chip package destined for mobile phones. The electronics giant calls its new chip package "moviMCP" and calls the NAND flash memory included within the package...

Report: Vista to boost PC-TV tuner market

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Microsoft's introduction of Windows Vista for consumers this year is expected to help drive the PC-TV tuner market, a research firm said Monday. Among the Microsoft initiatives positioning the OS for TV programming is the...

Nintendo plans to boost Wii production

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Nintendo President Satoru Iwata has promised that production was being boosted to increase deliveries by next month: "We must do our best to fix this abnormal lack of stock. We have not been able to...

Price Drops Boost LCD-TV Sales

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iSuppli has raised its forecast by 3% to 75.2 million LCD-TVs, which is 42.7% higher than the 52.7 million units sold last year. While the growth is impressive, it marks a slowdown compared to 2006,...

Open Source gets European Boost

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A report funded by the European Commission has concluded that open source software could offer considerable savings to organizations with little effect on their business. In "almost all" cases, long-term costs could be reduced by...

Super-Slim Lasers Promise to Boost Optical Disc Capacity

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Researchers at Japan's Kyoto University have recently announced a breakthrough method for shaping laser beams that could result in optical disc capacities up to ten times higher than what's current available from state-of-the-art HD DVD...

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...

ATI Partners Consider X1800 XT Speed Boost

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After NVIDIA's GeForce 7800 GTX 512MB effectively stole the title of fastest consumer level graphics card earlier this week, some ATI video card partners are considering a speed boost for ATI's flagship X1800 XT in...

USB Gets Standards Boost

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The UTMI+ low-pin interface (ULPI) industry specification for Hi-Speed USB and USB On-the-Go transceiver chips has been made public for the first time today. The standard aims to save design development time, simplify verification and...

Browsers Get Ready for Graphics Boost

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Since first becoming a Web standard nearly four years ago, SVG has lagged in adoption as developers waited for broader support for next-generation Web graphics. But upcoming plans from two Web browser makers to natively...

AMD's dual-core performance boost

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Advanced Micro Devices on Tuesday detailed performance results for its forthcoming dual-core Opteron processor, showing a speed boost of 30 percent to 55 percent, compared with today's single-core models. In addition, AMD...

Apple denies report of online music price boost

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Apple Computer has flatly denied a report that the computer maker was planning to raise prices for songs bought on its popular iTunes online music store. "These rumours aren't true," said Apple spokeswoman Natalie Sequeira....

PCI gets a boost

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Thanks xStainDx and crusher. PCI-SIG delivered yet another specification of conventional PCI bus that has been around for over a decade already. The new revision does not bring any speed boosts to the standard, but...

NVIDIA to Boost Performance of PCI Express x16, etc...

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While NVIDIA's mainboard partners are still about to deliver the nForce3 250 and nForce3 250Gb-based mainboards, the company is continuing to work on more powerful platform products. Sources familiar with the company's plans told X-bit...

Microsoft Office gets China boost

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A Chinese software company announced on Wednesday that it has signed an agreement with Microsoft to help popularize the Office productivity package in Chinese schools. Tengtu International said its Beijing subsidiary, the...

Supply-Chain Boost

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PeopleSoft Inc. this week is scheduled to roll out new features within its supply-chain-management suite as well as introduce radio-frequency identification capabilities in its Enterprise, EnterpriseOne, and World applications. The offerings are in...

Big Blue gives 90-nano boost to PowerPCs

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IBM has begun to produce PowerPC chips using a new manufacturing process that promises to improve their speed and energy efficiency. The tech giant plans to announce on Friday that it has...

Sun to boost partitioning in Solaris 10

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Sun Microsystems Inc. outlined planned improvements for Version 10 of its Solaris operating system on Tuesday, part of its quarterly update of new hardware and software products. Sun's hardware news -- including servers based on...

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