Content tagged with Hardware & Infrastructure
posted in February 2006
Apple Unveils Intel-Based Mac Mini And iPod Boombox
News  |  2/28/2006  | 
The Intel-based Mac Mini and speakers for the iPod are part of Apple's digital living room strategy, designed to allow consumers to use Apple products for all their video and audio needs.
Research Group Warns Of New Mobile Device Threat
News  |  2/28/2006  | 
The proof-of-concept Crossover virus is named for its ability to cross-infect a Windows Mobile Pocket PC from a desktop computer, then delete files on the mobile device.
Revenue Growth And Profitability Elude Sun
News  |  2/27/2006  | 
CEO McNealy points to improving margins and software sales to startups as hopeful signs of a turnaround.
A Close Call For RIM
News  |  2/27/2006  | 
Chip Speed Vs. Power Demand
Features  |  2/24/2006  | 
Power Surge
Features  |  2/24/2006  | 
The heat is rising--and costs, too--as tightly packed servers consume gobs of electricity
Review: Extend Your Laptop's Horizons
Features  |  2/24/2006  | 
You love your laptop, but there are times when you just can't compromise on screen size. With Matrox Graphics' DualHead2Go module, you don't have to. The palm-size box lets you snatch the video from your notebook's external monitor output and create panoramas as large as 2,560-by-1,024 pixels spread across multiple computer screens.
Personal Tech Guide
Features  |  2/24/2006  | 
Your guide to what's hot, useful, and just plain fun
IBM Offers Tivoli Management Suite For Smaller Companies
News  |  2/24/2006  | 
The products are designed to automate management of systems, storage, and security and were developed with the help of customers and channel partners.
Mobile Chips On The Move
Features  |  2/24/2006  | 
AMD and Intel's battle over the mobile market is good for customers, but know what you're getting before you buy
Ultra Wideband Rivals Woo Bluetooth
News  |  2/23/2006  | 
Two competing technology standards offer connectivity at speeds high enough to replace USB connections for PDAs, BlackBerrys, and even monitors.
CurtCo Media Completes Forklift Upgrade Of IT Infrastructure
News  |  2/22/2006  | 
The fast-growing publishing company had a variety of systems that weren't performing well and decided to replace them all with gear from Dell.
Microsoft Working To Fix Notebook Battery Bug
News  |  2/17/2006  | 
A faulty driver doesn't let Intel Core Duo notebooks enter "sleep" states, thus draining the battery.
Personal Tech Guide
Features  |  2/17/2006  | 
Your guide to what's hot, useful, and just plain fun
Five Things You Didn't Know About Dual-Core Processors
News  |  2/17/2006  | 
Amid the hype surrounding the dual-core processors pouring forth from Intel and AMD, there are some common misperceptions. Is dual core really the last word on high-powered computing?
Langa Letter: The "Dead Drive" Security Loophole
Commentary  |  2/16/2006  | 
You may get a nasty surprise if you send your system out for repairs! Consider your options.
Langa Letter: How Much Protection Is Enough?
Commentary  |  2/16/2006  | 
oo much or too little online security can lead to a world of trouble. Here's a solution.
Wearable Technology Can Save Lives
News  |  2/13/2006  | 
A garment called LifeShirt contains tiny sensors that can remotely monitor vital signs and 30 other important bio-metric readings of patients.
No More Apple A Day
News  |  2/13/2006  | 
A Pill, A Scalpel, A Database
Features  |  2/10/2006  | 
Health care is embracing IT to analyze a glut of medical data, find new cures, and provide more-personalized treatment
Army Tries Fingerprint Matching To Catch Iraqi Insurgents
News  |  2/10/2006  | 
Soldiers are carrying field kits they can use to collect digital fingerprints and other physical evidence from battle sites.
Invented In India
Features  |  2/10/2006  | 
India isn't just for outsourcing. It's fast becoming a center of strategic R&D and a growing market for tech products. Third of three parts in the Inside India series.
Businesses Fuel Tech Demand
Features  |  2/10/2006  | 
IT Execs Taking Cautious Approach To RIM Workaround Plan
News  |  2/10/2006  | 
While applauding efforts to avoid a service shut down, IT managers say they want to test Research In Motion's workaround software for corporate BlackBerry users before they implement it.
Personal Tech Guide
Features  |  2/10/2006  | 
Your guide to what's hot, useful, and just plain fun
Langa Letter: Deep-Geek File And Disk Tools
Commentary  |  2/9/2006  | 
A major brain-fade forces Fred Langa to search for the most powerful recovery tools he could find.
Chipping Away At Virtualization
Features  |  2/9/2006  | 
AMD moves ahead, releasing I/O spec
AMD Says Koreans Raided Intel Offices In Antitrust Probe
News  |  2/9/2006  | 
AMD says Koreans conducted "dawn raids" on Intel offices in that country; Intel says they merely "visited."
Pharmaceutical Adoption Of RFID Slower Than Expected: Report
News  |  2/7/2006  | 
Cost and uncertainty over the status of legislation will limit the number of medications tagged on a large-scale to 10 this year.
Playing Nicely In Philadelphia
Commentary  |  2/7/2006  | 
The hardest part of their municipal Wi-Fi deal is behind Philadelphia and EarthLink, now that they've agreed on the rules of the road.
NetApp Introduces Tape-Emulating Disk Storage
News  |  2/7/2006  | 
New system incorporates DataFort data encryption technology acquired through last year's Decru buyout.
IBM, Freescale Map Future Of Power Processor After Apple
News  |  2/6/2006  | 
The two vendors ships tens of millions of the chips a year and say business will improve now that they don't have to devote resources to slow-selling Apple PCs.
Can't Stand The Heat?
News  |  2/6/2006  | 
Personal Tech Guide
Features  |  2/3/2006  | 
Your guide to what's hot, useful, and just plain fun
SWsoft's Virtualization Software Promises Zero Downtime
News  |  2/3/2006  | 
Virtuozzo for Linux can move virtual servers from one machine to another without disruption or downtime.
NEC To Roll Out Dual-Core Fault-Tolerant Servers
News  |  2/3/2006  | 
The three fault-tolerant servers will use new Xeon processors, including one server that features a 2.8-GHz dual-core system.
Novell Supports Virtual Iron's Virtualization On Linux
News  |  2/3/2006  | 
Novell will ship SUSE Linux with a pre-configured kernel for use with Virtual Iron virtualization software to let users rapidly deploy and configure enterprise-class computing workloads.
IBM's i5 Speeds Up
Features  |  2/3/2006  | 
Servers designed for smaller businesses get new version of operating system
Bigger And Faster Rules
Features  |  2/3/2006  | 
EMC leads in size and speed at the high end of storage, but it's also improving low-end systems
General Motors Awards $15 Billion In IT Services
News  |  2/2/2006  | 
EDS will lose more than $500 million a year in GM business, while Hewlett-Packard and Capgemini will gain business.
American Airlines' Clubs To Feature Lenovo PCs
News  |  2/1/2006  | 
PCs, notebooks, and printers will be showing up in 43 airport clubs later this year.
Nanotechnology Takes Tiny Steps Toward Progress
News  |  2/1/2006  | 
A new research center opening this week at Arizona State University to study the societal impacts and potential benefits of nanotechnology shows progress, yet some voice concerns about whether nanotechnology is worth the cost--or the risk.


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