Nvidia boosts cards with GDDR-3 memory
Nvidia is to adopt Graphics Double Data Rate 3 (GDDR-3) memory for use with its GeForce FX GPUs. Samsung will be supplying the GDDR-3 graphics memory.
Described as the next evolution of high-speed DDR SDRAM, the GDDR-3 graphics memory enables higher memory clock frequencies at a lower power level. ...more
Next-gen Memory Sticks push 32GB
Sony has announced improved versions of its Memory Stick Flash memory cards at CES.
A new Memory Stick PRO format is optimised for recording video, with capacities specified up to 32GB. It boasts a minimum write speed of 15Mbits/sec and a theoretical maximum of 160Mbits/sec. ...more
Your friend and colleague is your hacker - security expert
The person most likely to be a hacker is not an eastern European criminal or a spotty teenager but the very person sitting next to you at work, according to a security expert.
Calum Macleod, European director of information security company Cyber Ark said that most common hacker is probably 'sitting in the cubicle next to you'.
'This is someone who gets to work early, takes his or her turn cleaning out the office fridge, tells funny stories at lunch and, at some point, makes a very dumb move,' he said. ...more
Mouse on the move
Are you a mobile computer user? Do often find yourself stuck for space when using your laptop? Is your current pointing device just not delivering the goods?
Well, the Ring Mouse available from PSA Parts aims to solve such a problem. The device is like a mini-trackball with a hole in the middle so that it can be worn on the index finger like a ring. The thumb is then used to manipulate the ball and direct your pointer; the index finger clicks the main trigger. ...more
Judge in Microsoft anti-trust appeal allows Novell, CCIA evidence to stand
The judge hearing Microsoft's appeal against the European Commission's ruling that the software giant acted illegally has announced that evidence and arguments put forward by Novell and the CCIA will remain in the case file.
The President of the European Court of First Instance, Bo Vesterof, made the ruling after speaking to lawyers representing Microsoft and the European Commission behind closed doors in Luxembourg. Microsoft is appealing against penalties imposed by the European Commission fining the company 497 million and forcing it to reveal more of its technology to competitors. ...more