Content tagged with Hardware & Infrastructure - posted in January 2008 - InformationWeek
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Samsung Shows OLED TVs, 52-Inch Ultra-Thin LCD TV
News  |  1/7/2008  | 
The company has yet to begin mass production of any of the products.
Sony Launches Organic LED TVs In U.S.
News  |  1/7/2008  | 
The OLED-technology screens will be available only in an 11-inch model, making it unlikely they will compete in the mainstream market.
Panasonic Expands HDTV Line, Debuts 32GB Memory Card
News  |  1/7/2008  | 
Consumer electronics vendors at CES this year are expected to release a slew of HDTVs and other HD-related devices.
Bill Gates' Final CES Rings In The Next Digital Decade
News  |  1/6/2008  | 
The retiring founder and chairman proudly announced a slew of digital content deals for Xbox and Silverlight and showed off Microsoft's vision for the future of technology.
Warner Bros. Chooses Blu-ray Over HD DVD
News  |  1/4/2008  | 
The only major studio releasing titles in both formats said it will continue to release HD DVD versions of its movies until the end of May.
Slingbox Goes High Def, Adds BlackBerry App
News  |  1/4/2008  | 
The Slingbox PRO-HD has multiple sets of audio-video inputs and outputs and lets users watch and control different devices via an Internet connection.
Microsoft Gives Free Game To Frustrated Xbox Live Users
News  |  1/4/2008  | 
The company is compensating for poor online service it says came as a result of a massive increase in usage in December.
Intel Quits One Laptop Per Child Program
News  |  1/4/2008  | 
Intel said it left the OLPC program because the organization had asked it to stop selling a competing low-cost computer.
Wireless Technology Will Flood CES
News  |  1/4/2008  | 
Look for mobile TVs, wearable computing devices, portable media players, wireless in-vehicle technology, next-generation networking equipment, and much more.
Desktop, Notebook PCs Seek Spotlight At CES
News  |  1/4/2008  | 
PC makers are expected to show systems with snazzy designs and features that turn computers into jukeboxes and libraries for video and photos.
Gates To Kick Off CES, And Big Push By Microsoft
News  |  1/4/2008  | 
Linux, Yahoo, AOL, and other companies and technologies will compete for attention at the annual display of consumer electronics.
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News  |  1/3/2008  | 
20 PC Printers Under $200
Features  |  1/3/2008  | 
Find out which inexpensive inkjet printers are worth the cost of replacing the ink and which you can toss after the cartridges run out.
Lenovo Launches Entertainment Notebooks
News  |  1/3/2008  | 
Among their features, the PCs have five Dolby Home Theater speakers and use facial-recognition technology for security.
Antitrust Lawsuit Charges Apple With Monopolizing Online Music
News  |  1/3/2008  | 
The complaint takes issue with Apple's refusal to support the Windows Media Audio format.
HDTV Buyer's Guide 2008
News  |  1/3/2008  | 
A roundup of the most popular high-definition televisions from Sharp, Samsung, Sony, Hitachi, and more, along with a guide to HDTV technology basics.
Motorola Expands Its WiMax Equipment Lineup
News  |  1/3/2008  | 
The CPEi 100 will be available this year to WiMax network operators that have deployed systems in the 2.5-GHz band.
Students Compete To Build Robots In FIRST Event
News  |  1/3/2008  | 
NASA will broadcast the start of the six-week competition in which student teams use the same parts to design and create the best robot.
Netflix To Stream Internet Video, Movies Directly To TVs
News  |  1/3/2008  | 
Netflix and LG Electronics will develop a set-top box to let users to stream movies and other content from the Internet to HDTV sets.
OpenMoko To Unveil Open Source Smartphone
News  |  1/3/2008  | 
The Neo FreeRunner is expected to feature a 2.8-inch VGA touch screen, A-GPS for location and navigation, and "push" e-mail similar to the BlackBerry.
Marvell Claims Fastest Wi-Fi Chipset
News  |  1/2/2008  | 
The TopDog 11n-450 delivers its high speeds through the use of three transmitters and three receivers.
Windows Predominates On Virtual Machines
News  |  1/2/2008  | 
Sage Research said 96% of the respondents use Windows on their virtual servers and 52% are running Linux.
SanDisk Unveils USB Drive With Online Backup
News  |  1/2/2008  | 
The device comes with a six-month subscription to the BeInSync backup service and two years of BoomerangIt's lost-and-found service.
OLPC Group Facing $20 Million Patent Suit
News  |  1/2/2008  | 
Lagos Analysis Corp. is contending in Nigerian court that OLPC's XO laptop violates a patent it says it holds on "multilingual keyboards."
Ambient Hires Former Palm CEO
News  |  1/2/2008  | 
Carl Yankowski will head the company, which develops information displays for tracking weather, sports, stocks, and other data.
First Apple-Authorized Tablet Mac Shipped
News  |  1/2/2008  | 
Axiotron's Modbook offers 512 levels of pressure sensitivity to achieve a level of precision needed in creating and editing digital art.
Qualcomm Seeks To Mitigate Patents Losses To Broadcom
News  |  1/2/2008  | 
Qualcomm introduced pin- and software-compatible chipsets that it said can replace existing products and should appear in handsets before the end of the quarter.
FCC Issues Rule Changes For Switch to Digital Television
News  |  1/2/2008  | 
The FCC also announced that it will begin issuing coupons to help consumers pay for converter boxes.
Microvision To Unwrap Small Mobile Projector At CES
News  |  1/2/2008  | 
Show, a battery-powered projector, can be connected to mobile devices to show high-resolution images and video ranging in size from 12 inches to 100 inches.
IBM Buys Israeli Storage Startup XIV Ltd.
News  |  1/2/2008  | 
XIV's Nextra offering is a storage area networking technology that combines software and off-the-shelf hardware into a high-performance storage grid.
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