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November 16, 2007

Intel’s latest CPU’s keeps Moores Law alive

Just when you thought we were nearing the end of Moores Law Intel kicks it up a notch. The new Penryn series microprocessors are essentially a shrink of the current Core architecture that brought Intel back out of the woods in 2006. These are also the first chips to use Intel’s 45-nanometer manufacturing technology, leading…

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November 08, 2007

One Laptop Per Child program is in production

Well it looks like the One Laptop per Child program originally founded by Nicholas Negroponte is starting to take shape. The program hopes to spread the sub-$200 computers to schoolchildren in developing countries. The nonprofit spin-off from MIT said assembly lines for its “XO” laptops were fired up Tuesday at a Chinese factory run by…

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November 06, 2007

Phoenix introduces a technology thats allows a PC to boot in 4 seconds

While most of us wait anywhere from 1 to 5 minutes for our Windows machines to boot, Phoenix Technologies have come up with a way to avoid the delay. Phoenix Technologies is best known for their BIOS (Basic Input Output System) – the firmware that starts the computer, initiates tests and serves as the interface…