In Redmond, Mikey Dell's plan didn't go over so well. Of all Microsoft's OEMs, Dell was the most favored - because it sold the most boxes. The word came down from the top. Dell would need to put on a tutu and twirl its way back to the all-Windows camp.
Dell this week received much praise for releasing a new version of its "open source" PC. While Dell garners glowing reviews for shipping such an open source OS-friendly product, the company's new E510n actually stands as yet another example of how hard Dell tries not to sell non-Microsoft gear.
I think one of the best ways to tell people what the best components are, is to show them the system you would build if money was almost no object. That's where this article comes in. This is my story of building my ultimate Linux box.
Since the last update, a number of things have been going on. For a hardware project that's being done in our spare time, though, things are going rather well, and there's a very strong likelihood that you'll see real hardware for sale on our web site before the year is out.
But when a games machine has reached the end of its useful life we shouldn't have to junk it just because the original manufacturer objects to turning it into something useful.
Chip and boardmaker Via has partnered with an online retailer to create a car PC targeting in-car navigation and infotainment applications.
The $100 laptop computers that Massachusetts Institute of Technology researchers want to get into the hands of the world's children would be durable, flexible, self-reliant, and run Linux.
Matrox Millennium graphics cards have for years proven reliable, with great drivers, good 2D rendering capabilities, and decent resolutions are supported. Today, PCI Express is replacing AGP as the standard video card interface, and the Matrox adapter is now available in a PCI Express configuration. Here's what to expect from it.
Even though every microprocessor has its own internal design, all microprocessors share a same basic concept - which we will explain in this tutorial. We will take a look inside a generic CPU architecture, so you will be able to understand more about Intel and AMD products and the differences between them.
THE WAR DRUMS have gone silent and there's no sign of smoke signals in the antitrust case AMD launched against Intel back at the end of June.
It is believed that Intel is furious that the FIA - the body that governs F1 - recently signed a strategic partnership agreement with its arch-rival AMD.
VIA is beginning to ramp up production on the successors to their C3 part, the C7 and C7-M CPU's. Keith Kowal, marketing manager for VIA's chipset platform group, took some time on his promotional tour to talk with us about the new platform.
In the midst of further financial difficulties, HP announced today that it is ending its sponsorship of the BMW Williams F1 team at the end of the 2005 racing season.
It's not hard to see how Intel makes its money. According to market watcher In-Stat, the chip giant's average cost per die is a mere $40 - significantly less than it the prices it attaches to its processors.
Announced yesterday, Sun's new servers are powered by Advanced Micro Devices' Opteron processors and have dual-core capabilities. Graham Lovell provided additional details about the servers and discussed how Sun plans to improve the bottom line going forward. He also talked about exactly how Linux and open source play into that strategy.
Intel recently briefed system builders on the requirements for devices to qualify for the firm's Hometrino brand "Viiv".
Samsung Electronics Monday hinted that its next target is Intel Corp., the world’s biggest semiconductor maker headquartered in the United States.
Hurricane Katrina could have a deeper impact on the world's semiconductor industry than first feared, market watcher iSuppli claimed today.
NVIDIA DECIDED to cancel its upcoming G70 Ultra card, a real shocker. However, there is good business sense behind that hard decision.