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10.23.2002 - DVD Recording format showdown



View News related news. The multiple, competing and largely incompatible recordable DVD formats could be heading to a showdown next year. DVD “Multi” devices - spearheaded by Matsushita Electronics and supporting both the DVD-RAM and DVD-RW formats, will be coming down the pipeline in the current quarter, competing head-on with Sony-sponsored DVD Dual devices, which work with the DVD-RW and DVD+RW formats.
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10.22.2002 - CD burners may have reached their limit



View News related news. CD burners may have reached their limit, thanks to concerns about the structural stability of the media and the simple cost of developing faster drives. Today, most CD-R and CD-RW drives top out at 48X write-once speeds, while a few 52X drives have been introduced during the past two weeks from CenDyne, Lite-On, and Memorex.
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10.22.2002 - DDR Prices on the rise



View News related news. Spot prices for 256Mbit DDR SDRAM in North America have surged in the last week on unexpectedly strong demand. The spot prices have risen to US$7.90 from US$7.50 in the region, US-based Converge.com reported. Meanwhile, they hit at least US$7.10 in all major markets, and US$7.60 in Asia, on October 21, according to DRAMeXchange.
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10.16.2002 - Red Hat fights the DMCA



View News related news. Since when has it been illegal to speak and tell us about program updates. It is now. The Register has a story about the new RedHat kernel patch that can not be explained to U.S. Citizens. You can read the illegal explanation over at Thefreeworld.net.
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10.16.2002 - Taiwan's Via to develop 'Pentium 4 clone' processor for high-end PCs



View News related news. Continuing to walk on a legal tightrope, Taiwan's Via Technologies Inc. here let it slip out that it is working on a 2-GHz microprocessor, which is reportedly a "clone" of Intel Corp.'s Pentium 4 processor. During a presentation at the Microprocessor Forum on Monday, a Via executive briefly mentioned the processor while curiously raising questions about the need for 2-GHz processors.
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10.15.2002 - Can Mac users switch to Windows?



View News related news. Remember how wonderful everyone thought the “Windows-to-Mac” TV ads from Apple were in the summer? You remember, stories of real people telling their real stories about how a $50 OEM copy Windows on their $999 Dell Inspiron ruined their lives until a $99 copy of OS X installed on their $1,799 iBook offered a kind of salvation previously only available for those baptized in the River Jordan?
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10.09.2002 - IBM processor hints at Apple's 64-bit future



View News related news. IBM Corp. may give a peek into Apple Computer Inc.'s 64-bit future when it details a new version of its Power4 microprocessor next week. Aimed for use in desktops and low-end servers, the 64-bit Power4 could be IBM's first PowerPC-compatible chip to support the Altivec multimedia instruction extensions defined by Apple and Motorola Inc.
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10.08.2002 - Security Alert: UCSB bans Windows NT/2K



View News related news. The University of California at Santa Barbara (UCSB) recently banned student computers running Windows NT or Windows 2000 from the campus network, to which students connect in the school's dormitories. According to this notice, the operating systems were banned because "we have to consider the overall health of our network when dealing with vulnerable operating systems, virus protection, and network security threats."
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10.02.2002 - DDR output tops SDRAM for first time



View News related news. DDR has officially surpassed SDRAM in output for the first time, according to DRAMeXchange’s global September DRAM shipment statistics released on October 1.
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10.02.2002 - IBM Rolls Out Smallest Desktop PC



View News related news. IBM on Wednesday unveiled its smallest commercial desktop, the NetVista S42, which while measuring about the same size as a collegiate dictionary offers largely the same functionality as its heftier brethren.
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10.02.2002 - Vocera Communications introduce wearable communications device



View News related news. Vocera Communications Badge is a wearable device that weighs less than two ounces and can easily be clipped to a shirt pocket or worn on a lanyard. It enables instant two-way voice conversation without the need to remember a phone number or manipulate a handset. The Vocera Communications Badge is controlled using natural spoken language. To initiate a conversation with Jim and Mary, for example, the user would simply say, "Get me Jim and Mary." In addition, when a live conversation is not necessary, text messages and alerts can be sent to the LCD screen on the Communications Badge.
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10.02.2002 - Dell takes lead in lowering LCD monitor prices



View News related news. Dell Computer significantly cut LCD monitor prices on September 30. Though other vendors have not yet followed suit, it seems another round of price competition ahead of the Christmas holiday season has opened.
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09.30.2002 - Sanyo double CDRW Capacity



View News related news. Sanyo Electric Co. Ltd. has introduced a CD drive which can read and write twice the normal amount of data onto a conventional CD-R disc, the company announced Wednesday. When data is recorded with the CRD-BPDV2 drive for HD-Burn, a 700M-byte CD-R can hold 1.4G bytes of data. This will allow the recording medium to hold up to two hours of video, according to a Sanyo representative, who declined to give his name.
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09.29.2002 - AOL on $199 computers



View News related news. This computer could turn out to be a very big deal. Not so much because it’s the first under-$200 new PC to hit the marketplace or because it runs a version of Linux which can run some Windows programs — but because the idea had been embraced by the number one online service.
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09.28.2002 - 37 OS's on 1 PC



View News related news. 18-year-old Richard Robbins had way too much extra time on his hands so he put together a computer that runs 37 different operating systems.
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09.26.2002 - Pocket-Sized RC Cars Hit U.S. Soil



View News related news. The latest Asian craze, modifiable radio-controlled cars that fit in the palm of your hand, has finally hit the U.S. In a press conference Wednesday, Radio Shack introduced the ZipZap line of miniature RC cars. Each is based upon real-life roadster, and can be tricked out with body kits and other accessories. Customers also have the option of upgrading and tweaking the gear ratios to give their car an extra boost.
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09.25.2002 - Some DRAM Selling Below Cost



View News related news. Micron is reporting that the "sweet spot" of the memory market is now DDR. This is responsible for some DRAM prices to be sold below cost.
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09.25.2002 - Dell dives into printer market



View News related news. Dell, confirming analyst speculation, said Tuesday it has reached an agreement to work with the Lexington, Ky.-based printer maker to create a line of Dell-branded inkjet and laser printers. The companies will also create a line of Dell-branded printer supplies, such as ink cartridges. All of the new products will be sold directly to customers.
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09.23.2002 - Free cleaning kit for your HP DeskJet



View News related news. HP is offering a free cleaning kit for your HP DeskJet 600 and OfficeJet 500, 600 and 700 series printer.
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09.22.2002 - South Korean 15-inch TFT LCD prices drop to as low as US$195



View News related news. The average sales price of South Korean 15-inch LCD monitor panels has dropped to US$200 and some panels were sold for as low as US$195, according to an industry analysis report released by Deutsche Securities on September 18.
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