Mobile GPU Shootout

Subject: Mobile | February 23, 2005 - 11:19 AM |

ExtremeTech has rounded up the best mobile graphics modules available today and set them head to head through a series of benchmarks. From the "original" GeForce Go 6800 based on DDR1 memory to ATI's flagship Mobility Radeon X800 and even the new GeForce Go 6800 using DDR3, there are sure to be some impressive benchmark numbers.

In the end, the winner of this contest depends on the matchup.

Source: Extremetech

ATI rolls out new notebook chipset

Subject: Mobile | February 17, 2005 - 04:49 PM |

Graphics chip maker ATI on Thursday rolled out a new chipset for notebook PCs with Advanced Micro Devices' processors.

Rock Direct Quaddra 64 3700 Laptop

Subject: Mobile | December 27, 2004 - 05:47 AM |

Introducing the Quaddra 64 Laptop from Rock Direct

  • Up to AMD Athlon 64 3700+ Processor

  • Microsoft® Windows® XP Home

  • Up to 2Gb DDR400 RAM

  • 60Gb 7200rpm / 80Gb 5400rpm HDD

  • 17.0' WXGA+ TFT Screen (
  • Source: Hexus

    'Tis The Season For Notebook PCs

    Subject: Mobile | December 10, 2004 - 09:38 PM |

    SANTA CLARA, Calif., Dec. 10, 2004 - While some time-honored holiday traditions never change, the 2004 holiday season is increasingly going digital with notebooks amongst this season's brightest sellers.

    According to consumer retail figures from The NPD Group, notebooks are becoming as popular as TVs. During "Black Friday," the name retailers give for the day after Thanksgiving, consumer notebook sales exceeded the sales of all types of TVs.1 Analyst firm Gartner expects both U.S.

    Subject: Mobile
    Manufacturer: ATI


    ATI is announcing a new mobility GPU based on the X800 technology and one based on the X300 technology. We go over the basics of what has changed in this PCI Express-based mobile chip

    Alienware Prepares Athlon 64 Notebook for Gamers

    Subject: Mobile | July 19, 2004 - 06:57 PM |

    This looks to be a kick ass gaming machine, and I happen to think one is headed my way very soon for testing.  :)  These babies include an nForce3 chispet, Radeon 9700 mobility and special gaming LCDs!

    Regardless of which feature you examine, every aspect of the new Aurora-m64 is custom tailored around maximizing the gaming experience.

    AMD Strengthens Mobile Computing R&D

    Subject: Mobile | June 24, 2004 - 05:01 PM |

    TOKYO -- June 24, 2004 --Underscoring its commitment to mobile computing customers, AMD (NYSE: AMD) announced today that it has opened an engineering laboratory housed in AMD Japan's Tokyo headquarters. The AMD Japan Engineering Laboratory plans to hire 15 to 20 engineers over the next 12 to 18 months. The new lab is expected to contribute to AMD's mobile processor platform design activities to achieve an expanded presence in thin and light notebook PCs, as well as consumer electronics and communication devices that require extremely low power.

    Source: AMD

    LAKS USB Memory Watch & More

    Subject: Mobile | May 19, 2004 - 06:45 AM |

    Yep, you guessed it! A Watch you can store files in. :)

    The USB Memory Watch takes a logical step into combining these very handy devices and your own jewelry, in this case an item of jewelry you don't often, if ever, take off.

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    Source: GeekXtreme

    PalmOne releases new additions to Zire Handheld line

    Subject: Mobile | April 29, 2004 - 03:42 PM |

    Two of the most worthy and reasonably priced handhelds I've seen in awhile. The Zire 72 is incredibly feature packed for its competitive price.

    PalmOne unveiled two new handheld devices in its popular Zire line on Wednesday, the Zire 31 and Zire 72.

    Easily backup images with your iPod

    Subject: Mobile | April 27, 2004 - 01:59 PM |

    This is great news for Digital Photographers that carry a iPod, I'ts time to ditch that bulky storage wallet. Now you can listen to your tunes and backup your images with this Digital Camera Link from Belkin.

    Belkin has released the Digital Camera Link for the Apple iPod portable media player. It simply connects with a USB cable to PTP-compliant digital cameras.

    Source: MobileMag