TeraDisc Promises 1TB+ Optical Media

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Blu-ray and HD DVD have pushed the limits of optical storage further than anyone thought possible. But a new technology has emerged which makes Blu-ray's 50GB capacity look tiny. Mempile in Israel says it's able...

New Software Promises to Unlock iPod, iTunes

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Not even the lure of one million songs could separate Stanford University student Rolf Steier from his iPod. When Stanford partnered with Yahoo to offer students a free subscription to Yahoo Music Unlimited, Steier --...

New Research Promises 50TB on DVD-size Discs

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According to professor V Renugopalakrishnanof Harvard's Medical School in Boston, the research he and his team are workingon promises storage capacities of up to 50TB(50,000GB) on a disc the...

Microsoft Makes Longhorn Performance Promises

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For the past several years, Microsoft has been promising that Longhorn would deliver some substantial security, reliability and performance improvements. But until the worldwide partner conference in Minneapolis in mid-July, company officials had not quantified...

Rambus Promises Graphics Memory Speed Increases

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Memory developer Rambus, creators of the ill-fated RDRAM for the Intel desktop platform, are touting their upcoming XDR graphics memory as being five times faster than current graphics memory products such as GDDR3. The...

Sony Promises Developers An Easy Ride On PS3

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Game development for Sony's next-generation PlayStation will be made significantly easier by the availability of high-level, familiar tools and interfaces for the platform from the outset, SCEA dev relations manager Mark DeLoura has promised. ...

Nintendo promises to fix any DS dead pixels

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Sometimes, when you buy an expensive piece of consumer electronics, something happens to take the shine off it. Dead pixels certainly come under that heading. Ostensibly a difficult-to-avoid manufacturing risk specific to LCD screens, dead...

Gates dishes out security promises

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Bill Gates' security message is taking a page out of Robert Frost: Good firewalls make good neighbors. At a news conference here Monday, Microsoft's chairman said computer systems must become more secure...

Gates Promises Longhorn Beta In 2005 Despite Security

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Microsoft has recommitted to releasing Longhorn, its next-generation Windows client and server, into beta testing in 2005 even though its chairman acknowledged that security concerns threaten his dream of enabling seamless connectivity and Web services....

Microsoft Promises Better Mobile Gaming

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Better games on your handheld or smartphone – that's what Microsoft is claiming to bring to users of the Windows Mobile operating system that powers these devices. This push to get more...

Gates promises better security

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Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates said in an e-mail Thursday that the software giant has taken great strides to secure its products, but acknowledged that the company still has far to go to achieve its goal...

New system promises disaster proof e-mail

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E-MAIL systems have increasingly proved themselves vulnerable to incapacitation by viruses and destruction by natural or human-made disaster, but MessageOne Inc. on Tuesday unveiled a new "hot standby" technology meant to let businesses route messages...

Apple Promises New Products Will Best Rumors

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Tight-lipped Apple Computer Inc. has stirred up a storm of speculation about new products ahead of its major trade show next week by promising to top the best that Internet rumor sites have dreamed up....

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