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AMD on the Rebound: A Chat With Henri Richard

AMD on the Rebound: A Chat With Henri Richard

We met up with Henri Richard, the Executive Vice President, Chief Sales and Marketing Officer of AMD to have an update on microprocessor industry developments, in particular, his views on open standards, competition ethics and to learn of AMD's new plans, products and roadmap as an integrated AMD/ATI entity.

Special Report: NEC Innovates Next Generation Office

Special Report: NEC Innovates Next Generation Office

www.hardwarezone.com travels to NEC's head quarters in Tokyo, Japan to speak with Mr. Kazuhiko Kobayashi, Executive Vice President of NEC Corporation about their new Virtual PC Center and learn more about NEC's plan for the ubiquitous office and next generation business infrastructure.

AMD 690G IGP First Looks and Performance

AMD 690G IGP First Looks and Performance

The AMD 690G chipset is finally launched today and we take a quick look a one of the first few motherboard samples available - the ECS AMD690GM-M2 - to see how the new Radeon X1250 graphics core performs. Check out our first hand experience with the AMD 690G right here.

ASUS First to Capitalize on Vista's SideShow!

ASUS First to Capitalize on Vista's SideShow!

Vista's SideShow is a convenient feature that allows users to quickly access information such as e-mail, stock quotes, RSS feeds and media files without fully powering on their systems. ASUS is the first to offer a viable implementation of this technology with the WF5e notebook. Find out what we had to say on its impact.

Intel Next Generation Wireless N - Updates on the Wireless Frontier

Intel Next Generation Wireless N - Updates on the Wireless Frontier

Intel has just launched their Wireless WiFi Link 4965AGN chipset for Centrino noteboooks as well as a new Connect with Centrino certification program, but what does this mean for consumers and the industry? We take a brief look at Intel's plans and the impact on the progress of the next generation IEEE 802.11n standard.

First Glimpse of Intel's 45nm Process Technology

First Glimpse of Intel's 45nm Process Technology

Intel has a breakthrough in transistor technology that Gordon Moore states is the biggest change yet since the late 1960s. Featured in their upcoming 45nm process technology, Intel has shared with us some of this information and even that of their upcoming Penryn family of processors for 2008!

Blu-ray and HD DVD: Is Your PC Ready? - Part 2: Performance

Blu-ray and HD DVD: Is Your PC Ready? - Part 2: Performance

In the second part of our series of articles focusing on next generation media playback on the PC, we look at HD DVD playback performance numbers, hardware acceleration techniques and CPU decoding overhead with an entry-level Intel Core 2 Duo processor.

Windows Vista - How Secure is the New OS?

Windows Vista - How Secure is the New OS?

Security in the Windows operating system has never been a proud highlight of the past, but Microsoft is all out to change that perception with Windows Vista that's just around the corner. We took Vista for a spin to find out just how secure it claims to be and if consumers can finally put their mind at ease with the new OS.

Top 100 Products of 2006

Top 100 Products of 2006

2006 has been an exhilarating year, probably even the busiest in recent times for hardware developments in the C.E and computing space. To sum up this eventful year, we've selected 100 of the finest products that best capture technology advances and record setters of the year.

The Dawn of High Definition

The Dawn of High Definition

You've heard the marketing chatter, but in this article, we show you what high-definition capable hardware and content can offer you. Read on as we show you what's it like to watch movies, play games and capture videos, all in HD. Trust us, you will never want to turn back to standard definition after reading this.

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