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Windows 7 RTM as early as 2009?

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With the holiday season approaching us, Microsoft has planned to release its Windows 7 to your desktop as early as next holiday season 2009, Doug Howe, a spokesperson for Microsoft said. "Definitely the holiday...

Google's Android OS early look SDK now available

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Just like the boys promised, the early look software developer kit for Google's soon-to-be huge phone OS has hit the streets... er, internet. Pedal your steam-engine over to the Open Handset Alliance site where you...

WLMessenger 9.0 slated for late 2008, early 2009

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Despite version 8.5 being in private beta form, Microsoft has reportedly already started on Windows Live Messenger 9.0. Andrew Jenks, a Microsoft employee speaking at the Georgia Institute of Technology revealed that the WLMessenger 9.0...

Endeavour heads home early as NASA eyes hurricane

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Space shuttle Endeavour undocked from the international space station a day early Sunday, as NASA kept a wary eye on Hurricane Dean. Space agency managers worried that the storm would move toward Houston and force...

Athlon 64 X2 6000+ Hits Store Shelves Way Early

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The AMD Athlon 64 X2 6000+, expected February 20th, 2007 – available now. Newegg began selling the 90nm dual-core 3.0GHz chip for $599 in-stock (just under the volume distributor pricing of $607) while Buy.com also...

Consumer Versions of Windows Vista Available Early

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The official launch of Windows Vista is planned for January 30. Some online retailers have, however, made the operating system available early. mwave.com states that it has Vista 32-bit Home Basic OEM for $89.90, Vista...

Early PS3s Contain Built-In PS2 Hardware?

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The first versions of the PlayStation 3 to hit shelves will offer complete backwards compatibility with PS2 and PS1 titles by including a version of the PS2 hardware in the system, according to a report...

SiN Episodes delayed until early 2006

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With a small update to the official website, Ritual un-officially announced that the long awaited SiN Episodes launch would now be in early 2006. The first episode titled Emergence was previously scheduled to be released...

IE7 Public Beta Due Early '06

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Microsoft today publicly announced that the availability of an updated Internet Explorer 7 beta will not be until Q1 2006. In real terms this means that the next IE7 beta for Windows XP...

US HD-DVD Launch Pushed Back to Early 2006

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The US launch of the HD-DVD format won't take place until early next year according to one Toshiba official, and a lack of coordination between hardware and software partners is to blame. The official...

Intel set to go quad core early too

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SO, WHERE DO you get a competitor for the 4-core Opteron in a hurry if you are Intel? Well, you pull a Presler and put two Woodcrests on a slab of organic substrate. Now,...

Pacific Assault commencing early

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After being pushed back, the latest Medal of Honor game's deployment date is moved up; special DVD Director's Edition due 11/2, regular version 11/9. In August, PC gamers everywhere eager to storm...

Ubisoft for Early 2005 for Ghost Recon PC

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Ubisoft hints on some information that Ghost Recon 2 will release on console and PC. A statement from the publisher confirming PS2 and Xbox versions for "Holiday 2004" and the PC version for "early 2005"....

Doom III Arrives Early For Some

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It appears that some lucky people have got their hands on a copy of Doom III and currently links are flying around the internet with early screenshots of the game. This highly anticipated FPS has...

AMD to release Sempron early

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Nothing but good news from AMD this week. First we had the price cuts, and now the release date for AMDs Sempron processors has been pushed forward. The Inquirer reports that AMD will release...

Nintendo may take a hit on early DS shipments

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The two-screen Nintendo DS console is unlikely to be as profitable from the outset as the Game Boy Advance was, company president Satoru Iwata has warned, with the complex design of the handheld presenting both...

Sun Gives Early Peek at J2EE 1.5

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If Java 2 Enterprise Edition 1.4 was about bringing Web services into the enterprise Java fold, then J2EE 1.5 is all about ease of development in the enterprise Java space. In a session at the...

New Apps, Early and Often?

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Large enterprises and Microsoft beta testers can look forward to getting earlier and more frequent access to software under development. Executives for the Redmond, Wash., company, such as Eric Rudder, senior vice president...

AMD to cut Opteron prices in early May

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US Distributors tell us to expect a round of fresh price cuts on Opteron processors and the like in early May. Although we have no details of such pricing quite yet, we're wondering if the...

TI to sample 65-nanometer chips in early 2005

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Texas Instruments Inc. (TI) plans to sample a wireless product built with its 65-nanometer semiconductor manufacturing process technology in the first quarter of next year, the Dallas-based company said Monday. Offering details of its 65-nanometer...

DirectX Next Early Preview

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Dave Baumann has thrown up a new editorial over at Beyond3D, which looks at what we can expect from Microsoft's next version of DirectX! Here's a byte. While the next major revision for DirectX is...

PS3 in Early 2006

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Sony Computer Entertainment have revealed that mass production of the "cell" microprocessor is due to start in the second half of 2005, a date which suggests that Sony's next console will be on track for...

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