Microsoft readies Zune Software Update 2.3

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Not to be confused with the firmware updated released last month, this update will bring the Zune software to the same version number: 2.3. The update, which will not be a major one (judging by...

CES2008: BiTMICRO readies 832GB 2.5" SATA SSD

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At the CES 2008 show in Las Vegas, flash solid state disk pioneer BiTMICRO Networks announced its plan to launch an 832GB version of the E-Disk Altima SATA flash SSD in 2.5-inch form factor. The...

Microsoft readies Zune Firmware Update 2.3

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The Microsoft Zune team plans to soon release firmware version 2.3 for the portable multimedia device. The download isn’t up yet, but I’ll be updating this newspost when it does go up. The update...

Nvidia Readies Geforce 9

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nVidia is certainly planning on make lots of hay this Christmas, rolling out revisions to its mid-range GeForce 8 series and raking in the cash on the technology it has spent the last few years...

Nvidia Readies New "Ultimate" Technology for Gamers

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Nvidia Corporation not only plans to refresh its lineup of performance graphics accelerators this year, but also intends to introduce its 3-way SLI multi-GPU technology, which is apparently Nvidia's new "ultimate gaming platform". Initially Nvidia...

Nvidia Readies Hybrid SLI Technology

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Nvidia Corporation has done the unthinkable in the world of 3D graphics cards: the number one graphics card producer claims its new technology will combine low power consumption with high performance. Nvidia's new Hybrid SLI...

Microsoft Readies Windows Mobile 6

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Microsoft plans on Monday to officially announce Windows Mobile 6, formerly code-named Crossbow, at the 3GSM trade show in Barcelona. The first devices using the software aren't expected until spring, however, with the bulk of...

Yahoo Readies New Ad Management System

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Almost a month earlier than expected, Yahoo will launch its new advertising management 'Panama' system on February 5, 2007. Main competitor? Google's AdSense pay-per-click programme. Yahoo's new system is expected to be very similar to...

Toronto Readies Massive Downtown Hotspot

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Toronto Hydro Telecom's recently installed a six-square kilometer Wi-Fi hotspot in downtown Toronto that will deliver Internet upload and download rates at a consistent 5 Mbps. The Wi-Fi deployment called OneZone is the largest in...

Nvidia Readies 5 new GPU's?

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At least five more G80-based graphics chips are on their way from Nvidia, if entries in the latest driver package to leak out of the GPU maker's labs is anything to go by. According to...

Seagate Readies Secure Drive

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Early in 2007, Seagate Technology will begin shipping its first widely available hard drives with built-in encryption. The Momentus 5400 FDE.2 (which stands for Full Disk Encryption 2) will include a special encryption chip that...

Microsoft Readies 'Windows Live Agents'

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Thanks to MHashmi for the heads up! The world's largest software company said Thursday it had acquired privately held Colloquis Inc., which makes software that lets customers instant-message with a computer to get answers to...

Intel readies WiMax chipset

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Intel's next-generation chipset for WiMax devices will support either fixed or mobile versions of the wireless broadband technology, and all the equipment vendors that have adopted the company's current product plan to use the new...

Microsoft Readies Proprietary Image Format

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Microsoft have announced their new image format which is a competitor to standards like JPEG and PNG.Windows Media Photo is a new file format for continuous-tone still images that surpasses the limitations of existing image...

Dell readies new business notebooks

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Dell is expected to unveil new business notebooks with built-insupport for wide-area network connection options, wide-screen displays, and a dual-core processor optionTuesday evening. Included in the unveiling are the Latitude D620...

Microsoft Readies Second Anti-Spyware Beta

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Windows Defender Beta 2 will add support for Outlook, a new interface, and automated updates to the spyware definitions and scanning engine. Where Beta 1 has been available only for Windows XP, Beta 2 will...

Microsoft Readies New Services

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According to Mary Fo Foley of Microsoft-Watch the giant software company is planning new services following the much talked about "re-org" of the company last week. New services that are currently on the...

AOL Readies VOIP Service

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America Online has announced it will offer a new Voice Over Internet Protocol (VOIP) service starting October 4, entering a heated race for Internet-based telephone services. The service, called TotalTalk, will enable calls to be...

Mozilla Readies Another Firefox Security Makeover

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The Mozilla Foundation has shipped release candidates for a new version of its Firefox Web browser to provide a thorough fix for a known code execution security vulnerability. The Firefox 1.0.7 makeover comes just one...

Microsoft Readies Web-Based Communicator

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Microsoft is looking to extend the reach of its Office Communicator 2005 instant-messaging (IM) client via a new version that will be completely Web-based. Microsoft is set to kick off on July 15 a first...

Sun Readies StarOffice 8

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Sun Microsystems plans to ship StarOffice 8 by the end of August, and to add Russian, Polish, and Dutch versions of the productivity suite within a year after that. StarOffice, Sun's product to rival Microsoft's...

Yahoo readies iTunes rival for launch

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Web giant Yahoo is poised to launch a new digital store and music player, aiming to compete more directly with Apple Computer's successful iTunes service, according to sources familiar with the project. ...

Microsoft Readies DirectX Replacement

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Microsoft is very close to releasing its newest iteration of DirectX. Dubbed the "Windows Graphics Foundation" (WGF), Microsoft will reunite DirectDraw and Direct3D into one package allowing the graphics subsystem of a PC to be...

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