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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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10.16.2002 - Neowin Offline Again



View Neowin related news. For those of you wondering why you get a 403 Forbidden message when trying to visit Neowin, it's because they are down again.
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10.15.2002 - Tech-crash threatens to take down SETI@home



View WWW-News related news. The future of SETI@home, an Internet-based distributed computing experiment to find radio signals from intelligent alien life-forms, is in serious danger as academics behind the project face a funding crisis.
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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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10.10.2002 - Intel Ordered To Pay $150 Million For Infringement



View Intel-Press related news. A U.S. district court ruled that Intel Corp.'s Itanium processor infringes the intellectual property of Intergraph Corp., and ordered Intel to pay $150 million in damages.
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10.10.2002 - Neowin posts Slipstreaming Windows XP SP1 Article



View Neowin related news. For those of you who are looking for a different tutorial other than TACKt3ech's for Slipstreaming Windows XP SP1. NeoWin has posted one.
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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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10.09.2002 - Shattered: This CD's in Tatters?



View Alert related news. High-speed drives increase the chances that a defective CD will explode. If you hear an intense vibrating noise or a bang from your superfast 48X CD-ROM or CD-RW drive, beware: Your disc may be shattering.
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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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10.01.2002 - NVIDIA nForce2 Platform Processors Now in Production



View NVIDIA related news. SANTA CLARA, CA--OCTOBER 1, 2002--NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in visual processing solutions, today announced that its second-generation NVIDIA® nForce(TM) platform processors--nForce2--are now in production. The highly anticipated processors have been delivered to the Company’s extensive list of motherboard partners in preparation for the introduction of nForce2-based solutions into the channel and retail markets.
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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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09.29.2002 - AMD to produce 64-bit desktop processor



View AMD related news. AMD is going to risk all and produce a 64-bit desktop Processor.
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09.28.2002 - Maxtor's new MaXLine Plus II hard drives come with 5 year warranty



View HardDrive related news. It seems not all Maxtor hard drives will come with the measly 1-year warranty. The newly announced 7200RPM MaXLine Plus II drives will adorn a hefty 5-year limited warranty.
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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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