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Acer to manufacture their version of the Eee

Acer to manufacture their version of the Eee

So according to some Chinese newspaper Acer is going to be making their own low cost 8 and 9 inch laptops later this year. They will be made to directly compete with the Eee, only in a more budget way (if that’s possible), because that’s how Acer rolls.

AMD Spider platform – maximizing your computing potential by creating a complete platform

AMD Spider platform – maximizing your computing potential by creating a complete platform

So today, AMD released the worlds first comprehensive PC building platform, it involves a specific chipset, processor, and graphics solution, all three of which come from AMD. The platform has been given the codename of Spider.

The platform is based on the upcoming Quad-Core Phenom processors from AMD, as well as AMD’s 7 series chipset. Then to round out the set they included the new ATI Radeon 3800 series graphics cards.

New Alltel phones coming your way

New Alltel phones coming your way

Alltel is coming out with some new phones soon, there’s something from Palm, RIM, Motorola, and UTStarcom. If you just got Alltel coverage in your area but have been waiting for some better handsets or if you have been with them for a while and just want a new handset, it’s your lucky day.

First off is the Treo 755p, not really all that new of a device, but its good, and it clearly aimed at the business people. However the BlackBerry Pearl 2 or 8130 should open some eyes.

Freecom USB Card – A new form-factor for USB drives

Freecom USB Card – A new form-factor for USB drives

Flash drives are awesome, there's no doubt about that. Carrying them around isn't always fun though. I've already lost the rubber cap for my Corsair flash drive (it was bound to happen). Wouldn't it be great if there was a different way to carry around your flash drive?

O2 XDA Denim 3.5G smartphone shows up at FCC

O2 XDA Denim 3.5G smartphone shows up at FCC

Now this is more like it - if you want decent leaked cellphone photos, then the FCC are the people to go to.  Today's tidbit is the O2 XDA Denim (formerly known as the O2 Helen), but don't worry, it's neither fabric covered nor strategically ripped.  Instead, it's a WM6 smartphone with tri-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE, single-band UMTS/HSDPA, WiFi in b and g flavours and Bluetooth 2.0.

 

Team from USC develops new holographic technology

Team from USC develops new holographic technology

True 3D holographic displays are something that one would have thought we would have by now. After all, the idea has been around in sci-fi for years, and it seems like it would be fairly simple to do. However, the creation of such a device that is practical for use has proven to be quite difficult to make.

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Pics of the new Slingbox courtesy of the FCC

Pics of the new Slingbox courtesy of the FCC

You have to love the people out there that scour the FCC's site in hopes of finding that nugget of joy in the form of an unannounced product. The latest discovery shows us the forthcoming third-generation Slingbox.

What new wonders will the next generation of Slingboxes bestow upon us? Well, nothing revolutionary from what the pictures tell us. The device will have built-in component video inputs which will save you $50 on an accessory that would do the same. We also see either an analog cable tuner and/or an ATSC tuner as well.

DirectX 10 on a Mac?

DirectX 10 on a Mac?

Those of you out there that aren't planning on running Vista any time soon may have some good news on the way. Developer Cody Brocious is determined to bring DirectX 10 to you.

The 'Alky Project' is trying to turn the unified shader code which is the backbone of DX10 and change it to raw machine language. What exactly does that mean? That means you don't need a fancy-pants Nvidia card or Windows Vista to enjoy the same great DX10 capabilities.

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Zepto makes first DirectX 10 laptop

Zepto makes first DirectX 10 laptop

There are many gamers that enjoy gaming on the go. Unfortunately, such a luxury always comes at a hefty price. Add in bleeding-edge technology like DirectX 10 support, and it will no doubt make your wallet hurt.

Could this be the Apple UMPC we’ve been waiting for?

Could this be the Apple UMPC we’ve been waiting for?

The guys over at Textura Design got to spend some time with Mark Parker, Chief Evangelist from Intel's Mobility Group. He just happened to be showing off the new IUMPC 2008 that we showed you yesterday. It turns out, this platform may be exactly what Apple has been waiting for to get into the UMPC market.

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