The need for speed and the trouble with DDR2

Subject: Shows and Expos | September 29, 2006 - 11:54 AM |
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One thing that The Inquirer took away from IDF was a discussion with Corsair about the difficulty of making high speed DDR2 DIMMs.  It turns out that the reason most DDR2 for sale is 667MHz is because it is really hard to make DIMMs that run properly at 800MHz, not to mention the Domiantor series coming out at 1111MHz. 

Source: The Inquirer

IDF 2006 - The unexpurgated version

Subject: Shows and Expos | September 28, 2006 - 12:06 PM |
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The Inquirer has taken the hard work of their 3 people on the scene at IDF, and condensed it to one page.  Drop by for a look at IDF, in a way only they would do.

"OUR THREE FRONT LINE hacks have been busy scribing away like there's no tomorrow nor yesterday, and have come up with some fruits from the

high hanging tree that is the Intel Developer Forum."

Here are some more Shows and Expos articles from around the web:

Source: The Inquirer

Intel VP: Intel's Relentless Pursuit Of Moore's Law To Bring CIOs Incredible Performance

Subject: Shows and Expos | September 27, 2006 - 09:42 PM |
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INTEL DEVELOPER FORUM, San Francisco, Sept. 27, 2006 — During his keynote today at the Intel Developer Forum, Pat Gelsinger, Intel senior vice president and general manager of the Digital Enterprise Group, outlined the next stage of the company's multi-core product roadmap and new industry initiatives that offer developers a design platform for innovation and new capabilities for businesses.

San Fransisco is the place to be ... Fall IDF news

Subject: Shows and Expos | September 27, 2006 - 12:09 PM |
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There is a lot going on in San Fran, from Paul Otellini's speech, to 80 core processors and a firm date for the quad core Kentsfield processor.  [H]ard|OCP is down there keeping an eye on Intel, and trying unsucessfully to scoop Ryan before he can get his news up.

Source: [H]ard|OCP

IDF 2006: I'll be here all week!

Subject: Shows and Expos | September 26, 2006 - 09:49 AM |
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I am currently sitting in my hotel room, several blocks from the San Francisco convention center (Moscone), awaiting the beginnings of the Fall 2006 Intel Developer Forum.  What can you expect here?  Two words: quad core.  Yep, its going to be every where; in fact I already saw it last night and a pre-IDF press meeting.  There they showed off a Kentsfield core processor and a new quad-threaded gaming engine created by Futuremark call "Ice Storm Fighters".  Hopefully they come

Source: 3DCenter

Apple WWDC Keynote Released

Subject: Shows and Expos | August 7, 2006 - 09:39 PM |
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Looking for some information from this year's WWDC show in San Francisco?  Hop on over to Apple.com for a replay of the keynote from Steve Jobs. 

Watch Apple CEO Steve Jobs kick off the company's annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) with a keynote preview of Mac OS X 'Leopard' from San Francisco's Moscone West. See the video-on-demand event right here exclusively in QuickTime and MPEG-4.

LANWar & The Gamers World Series

Subject: Shows and Expos | June 19, 2006 - 12:26 PM |
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This weekend, 1000+ gamers gathered in Louisville, Kentucky to compete in the biggest LAN Party going.  Drop by Think Computers, and see what you missed, or if you showed up, maybe someone has posted an embarrasing picture of you.

ABIT, BioStar and Thermaltake at Computex

Subject: Shows and Expos | June 12, 2006 - 12:44 PM |
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AnandTech was very impressed by ABIT and BioStar's motherboard offerings at Computex, and the thermal management tools and more offered by Thermaltake.  Drop by to see what caught their eye.

Source: AnandTech

What's up Doc? Computex edition

Subject: Shows and Expos | June 9, 2006 - 12:25 PM |
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Join motherboards.org at Computex as they tour through the displays.  Corsair, ECS and Gigabyte are all thoroughly investigated, so drop by and see what they found.

As well, Ryan is keeping himself cool, checking out the newest in cooling equipment, and checking out the new cases and power supplies as well.

VIA Technology Forum 2006

Subject: Shows and Expos | June 9, 2006 - 02:09 AM |
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As has become a staple, the VIA Technology Forum is going on during the week of Computex at the Grand Hyatt hotel in Taipei.  Wednesday it started off with a keynote from the President of the VIA Technologies, Wenchi Chen, which focused on the continued miniaturization PC circuitry.  (Large quote below.)


Also speaking was the CTO of AMD, Phil Hester, discussing much about the continued

Take a spin around Computex with NGOHQ

Subject: Shows and Expos | June 8, 2006 - 12:09 PM |
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NGOHQ has pictures galore this morning.  They've only got 3 days left to get pictures of the rest, and with the amount of things they've seen in the first 2 days, you should keep an eye out for updates.

Plus, Ryan goes shopping for a new ASUS laptop at Comdex, built around a GeForce Go 7400VX, a card unique to ASUS.

Source: NGOHQ

Computex 2006

Subject: Shows and Expos | June 6, 2006 - 12:20 PM |
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Get ready to be jealous.  Start off with [H]ard|OCP and their chat with ATI about physics processing.  ATI's plan is to incorporate an extra x1600 or x1900 to be used as a physics processor, that they believe will be faster than Ageia's.

Source: [H]ard|OCP

E3 2006 Pictorial Pick of the Show

Subject: Shows and Expos | May 15, 2006 - 11:50 AM |
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VIA Arena has utilized the old adage that a picture is worth a thousand words to capture the spirit of E3 on a single page of photos.

Source: VIA Arena

Pre E3 News and Lots of it!

Subject: Shows and Expos | May 9, 2006 - 05:49 PM |
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As I sit here in my West Hollywood hotel, I thought I would post up some links to latest news that has been happening, mostly on the console front.


Source: General

Pictures, leaks and more from CeBIT

Subject: Shows and Expos | March 13, 2006 - 12:06 PM |
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With 2 major shows going on right now, IDF and CeBIT, there is a lot of info about the upcoming products for this year.  With pictures and more, start with Guru of 3D's look through CeBit, then try to keep your jealousy under control as you follow all of the other tours.

"Guru3D.com just posted an article on the CeBIT 2006 exhibit that is taking place in germany as we

speak. CeBIT is easily one of the biggest IT exhibits that takes place in Europe every year.

Source: Guru of 3D

CES 2005/06 - Wish I'd been there

Subject: Shows and Expos | January 9, 2006 - 11:48 AM |
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This year's CES had something for every enthusiast, and a lot of great sneak peeks at the newest things coming out this year.  Start at Techware Labs for their look at the final day, and then scroll through all the news that was published over the weekend.

"Another year has passed, and another CES is complete. Don't be too sad, though; the final day did

include visits to some exciting booths and events.

Some CES Coverage

Subject: Shows and Expos | January 7, 2006 - 04:39 PM |
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Here are some links to some other CES coverage from the last couple of days below.  I am still working on mine, but since I was trying some new thing with video this year, uploading is taking quite a bit longer than expected.  :)


Source: General

Digital Entertainment and Intel to Take Center Stage at Consumer Electronics Show

Subject: Shows and Expos | December 14, 2005 - 12:57 PM |
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When:

Jan. 5-8, 2006; keynote by Intel President and CEO Paul Otellini is 4:30 p.m. Jan. 5. See below for more detail.

Where:

Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC), Intel booth at Central Hall South, #7153; plus other venues

What's next for the Web? Ask these folks

Subject: Shows and Expos | October 7, 2005 - 03:19 PM |
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CNET has put together several articles talking about the Web 2.0 conference, and what it mught mean to the future of the internet.

At the Web 2.0 conference in San Francisco, Internet executives sound off on the future of entertainment and media. Also: You're nobody if you're not blogging.