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AMD - Loaded and Back in Action

AMD - Loaded and Back in Action

Despite the lack of profits for the last few quarters, AMD's competitive position today is perhaps the strongest ever in the last two years and that's just based on recent developments. We've got some interesting details of the company's current and upcoming plans for their desktop, mobile and handheld platforms, so read on.

HTC TouchFlo 3D - A 3D Perspective

HTC TouchFlo 3D - A 3D Perspective

Almost a year back, we saw innovation and intuitiveness as the two key elements found within the HTC TouchFlo interface. Fast forward to 2008, we see its progression onto the 3D realm with the TouchFlo 3D, making a spectacular entry during its official launch in London. Learn more about the TouchFlo 3D and what you can expect when it hits our shores!

Mainstream Radeon HD Avivo Performance Update

Mainstream Radeon HD Avivo Performance Update

ATI refreshed its mainstream Radeon HD cards at the beginning of the year but they were quickly overshadowed by the high-end Radeon HD 3870 X2 in publicity. Finally, we got the chance to test them for their Avivo HD performance to see how they fare against their predecessors and rivals.

Intel's 1600MHz FSB Platform: Tried, Tested, Judged

Intel's 1600MHz FSB Platform: Tried, Tested, Judged

With the Core 2 Extreme QX9770 processor and X48 chipset, Intel officially put 1600MHz FSB on the table. However, is it worth the upgrade to a full 1600MHz FSB platform? We delved into performance numbers and liked what we saw, but it all boils down to memory.

AMD's New Phenom X4 9000 Series

AMD's New Phenom X4 9000 Series

Intel has been preaching 45nm for a year and today, the first 45nm desktop processor has finally arrived. We take the latest and greatest Intel Core 2 Extreme QX9650 for a spin in our labs and we were plenty impressed with its new capabilities. Read all about it right here.

Smartphones Versus UMPCs: Mobility Meets Mobility

Smartphones Versus UMPCs: Mobility Meets Mobility

As smartphones get more powerful, comparisons between UMPCs and smartphones are inevitable with both vying for a space in your pocket and have their fair share of functional similarities for people on the move. We take an in-depth look at both devices and how they have been changing our lives.

Windows Mobile 6.1 - On the Dot

Windows Mobile 6.1 - On the Dot

News of a timely update to the Windows Mobile platform have been floating around for some months, and at last, Windows Mobile 6.1 is now finally official. Join us, as we take a quick tour of the new snazzy interface on Microsoft's latest update to the platform.

Intel Core 2 Quad Q9550/Q9450 - 45nm Prevails

Intel Core 2 Quad Q9550/Q9450 - 45nm Prevails

After a long wait, DIY enthusiasts finally get a wider spread of 45nm processors. Case in point today is the performance review of the Intel Core 2 Quad Q9550 and Q9450 processors that will eventually retire the current Kentsfield quad-core processors. So read on to see how the newcomers fare.

Sapphire FireGL V7600 - the Workstation Edge

Sapphire FireGL V7600 - the Workstation Edge

Ever wondered what makes a workstation graphics card so much more powerful for applications involving digital content creation and computer assisted design? What justifies its expensive price tag? We find out where the new FireGL V7600 stands against its consumer graphics equivalents.

Intel's CPU Roadmap: To Nehalem and Beyond

Intel's CPU Roadmap: To Nehalem and Beyond

In this forward looking article, learn about Intel's high-end multi-processor (MP) platform update, microarchitecture details of the next generation processor core - the Nehalem and even info on platforms/processors beyond 2009 with Sandy Bridge and Larrabee. So sit tight and get ready to soak up all the information.

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