Virgin rapped on broadband speeds

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A complaint lodged by BT about the speeds of Virgin Media's broadband service has been upheld by the Advertising Standards Authority. The challenge centred around its advertisement "Hate to Wait?", which ran in the...

Panasonic Speeds Up Writing To Blu-ray Discs

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Panasonic has introduced a write-once Blu-ray disc with a 4x writing speed, faster than any other high-definition disc, available in 25GB and 50GB (dual layer). The consumer electronics company plans to release the former this...

Study: US Lags Behind in Broadband Speeds

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The U.S. is lagging behind other industrialized nations in the availability and use of high-speed broadband connections, according to a report released today by the Washington-based Communications Workers of America. The report, based on aggregated...

Ubuntu Speeds VMware Support

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Ubuntu Linux's next release will appear on Thursday, sporting fresh virtualization features and installation management tools, according to project sponsor Canonical. The release supports kernel-based virtual machine, a relatively new virtualization technique that allows certain...

Neowin's Shift Linux Speeds Ahead

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Neowin's own Linux distribution, Shift, is just about to hit version 0.3 and those of you who are that way inclined will be able to grab the ISO download in the next few days. The...

ATI Speeds Vista Graphics

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ATI's new 64-bit graphics drivers will accelerate the beta version of Microsoft's upcoming operating system. ATI Technologies introduced new 64-bit graphics drivers for speeding up the performance of the beta 1...

IRam Speeds Windows XP Start Up

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Taiwanese hardware maker Giga-byte Technology has stumbled upon a faster way to boot up PCs based on Microsoft's Windows XP operating system. Giga-byte's IRam is a PC add-in card with four DDR DRAM (double data...

AOL UK Double Broadband Speeds

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AOL UK have announced that they are doubling the speed of thier broadband service to all thier UK customers at no extra cost. Current subscribers will have to wait upto 6 months for the upgrade...

Apple speeds up iMac, bulks up iPod

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Apple Computer on Monday introduced faster iMacs and larger-capacity versions of its iPod digital music player. The two new iMacs boast speeds of up to 1.25GHz, up from a top speed of...

Microsoft Speeds Up Server Set-Up

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At its European Tech-Ed user event in Barcelona this month, Microsoft demonstrated the latest build of its upcoming Automated Deployment Services (ADS) software for faster set-up of server operating systems and applications. In a...

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Linux OS support speeds up for AMD's Hammer

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ANYONE WHO DOUBTS that plans for the release of AMD's Hammer are not far advanced need look no further than a release from SUSE Labs. The labs said that 2.4.19pre4 based X86-64 linux kernel snapshot...

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Sun speeds up Cobalt Qube, adds security tools

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Sun Microsystems Inc. upgraded its Cobalt Qube server appliance line Monday, adding new security and management software along with faster processors to its hardware targeted at small and medium-sized businesses. Just larger than...

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