Linksys Releases Wireless-N For Small Businesses
The local area network product line uses the 802.11n wireless draft specification, designed to better handle bandwidth-hungry apps like video and VoIP. Still, there's no assurance they'll work with other products using that spec.
New Intel Chips Fuel Price War
Intel slashed prices on its older chips when it introduced its new dual-core processors for desktop and notebook PCs, so buyers should be looking for bargain computers.
A look at emerging technology that's Disruptive--and that isn't.
Personal Tech: Samsung's New Q1 Ultra Mobile PC, The Size Of A Large Paperback Book, Replaces Your PDA, MP3 Player, Media Player, Portable Game Device, Notebook Computer, And Even Your Phone
Casio's new EX-Z1000 is a 10.1-megapixel pocket camera that's easy to use, and it looks cool, too; Yahoo's Trip Planner lets you document your travels with photos, journals, ratings, reviews, and interactive maps; the Archos 104 is a 4-Gbyte digital audio player with a crisp, 1.5-inch color display.
Five Questions For Guy Hoffman, CEO of Metallect
Hoffman's been at the helm of Metallect for four years. The company's software helps businesses understand the impact that changes to apps will have on their IT environments. When he gets restless, he goes wake surfing in one of the "pregnant puddles" that Texans like to call lakes.
Intel Core 2 Duo Launch Set For Thursday
The desktop Core 2 Duo processors, also known as "Conroe," will mark the debut of Intel's cleanest dual-core design to date. Two distinct cores communicate with each other over a front-side bus.
A look at emerging technology that's Disruptive -- and that isn't.
New Disk-Lubricating Process Could Bring 1-Terabyte Laptops
Researchers at Seagate Technology acknowledge such levels of storage on small, commercial products are still between five years and a decade into the future, but they feel confident they've hit on a way to overcome a major limitation in disk manufacturing and capacity.
Hands On: New VMware Releases Present Upgrade Dilemma
VMware's virtual machine technology lets users run multiple operating environments without running multiple hardware systems. Our columnist describes the configuration that worked for him, the options he tried getting there, and what's coming up from VMware.
Open Source, Carrier-Grade Telco Switch Ready To Roll
Next month, developers will release what they claim to be the first open-source, carrier-grade telco switch. If it's even marginally successful, it could shake an industry that routinely charges tens or even hundreds of thousands of dollars for similar products down to its foundations.