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  • Last update: Thursday 8 June 2006 [62 news items]

Computex: VIA previews "John" for Ultra-Mobile PCs

Jun 8, 18:46

Wenchi Chen, president and CEO of VIA Technologies, on June 7 laid out the company's strategy of continuing to push the limits on miniaturization of the PC platform based on its self-developed...

VIA CEO Wenchi Chen

Intel does not rule out possibility of seeing Conroe-based notebooks

Jun 8, 12:09

Intel does not rule out the possibility of seeing the adoption of its forthcoming desktop-use Conroe processors in notebook PCs, according to Jerry Kao, regional marketing manager...

HGST: 2.5-inch HDD market to grow 35% in 2006

Jun 7, 22:32

Hitachi Global Storage Technologies (HGST) on June 7 introduced a 2.5-inch, 160GB hard disc drive (HDD) based on perpendicular technology at Computex 2006. Bill Healy, senior vice...

Bill Healy, senior vice president of HGST

Power supply makers stress high-end segment at Computex Taipei 2006

Jun 7, 22:23

Both Topower Computer Industrial and Zippy Technology are pushing high-end power supplies at Computex Taipei 2006 (June 6-10).

Topower power supply

Mitac showcases GPS handhelds at Computex

Jun 7, 21:36

Mitac International presented a host of GPS-enabled devices at Computex Taipei 2006, including car navigation devices as well as its P550 Pocket PC and two PDA phones. Mitac chose...


System makers pushing servers at Computex Taipei 2006

Jun 7, 21:35

System makers Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS), Gigabyte Technology and Micro-Star International (MSI) and server maker Tyan Computer are pushing new servers at Computex Taipei 2006...

Severs at Computex

Teco featuring a new 46-inch HDTV at Computex Taipei 2006

Jun 7, 20:34

Taiwan-based Teco Electric & Machinery is showing a new 46-inch LCD TV with full high-definition (HD) features at Computex Taipei 2006 (June 6-10).

Teco 46-inch LCD TV

Chi Lin's 47-inch LCD touch screen monitor draws attention at Computex 2006

Jun 7, 20:19

Taiwan-based Chi Lin Technology is highlighting a 47-inch touch screen monitor (ST-HB47A3N) at Computex Taipei 2006.

Shuttle launches four XPC products at Computex 2006

Jun 7, 19:00

Shuttle marked the first day of Computex Taipei 2006 by adding four new products to its range of XPC systems and barebones. Each of the new products has been specifically designed...


Albatron introduces new AMD and Intel motherboards at Computex

Jun 7, 18:51

Displaying its new motherboards at Computex Taipei 2006, Albatron Technology keeps a balance between two competing desktop CPU platforms that are expected to battle for market share...

The Albatron K8NF4X-AM2 motherboard

Wireless specialist AMIT shows innovative ODM lines

Jun 7, 18:43

Taiwan wireless technology specialist AMIT (Advance Multimedia Internet Technology) is showing several innovative product lines at Computex, including digital gateways, wireless broadband...

Nvidia sets the bar for multimedia support on handhelds; new platform and partnerships make implementation a breeze

Jun 7, 18:36

Nvidia yesterday at Computex Taipei announced its MobileMedia multimedia platform and two new reference designs for handheld devices running on Microsoft Windows Mobile 5.0. The new...

Nvidia's MobileMedia launch image: games, digital TV and movies all on a mobile

MSI promotes Dual CoreCell at Computex Taipei 2006

Jun 7, 18:36

MSI has teamed up with a variety of partners, including AMD and Intel, and is showing a variety of products including notebooks, mini-systems, wireless devices, servers, consumer...

The MSI S271 notebook

Compro introduces its VideoMate V550 standalone TV tuner box

Jun 7, 18:35

Compro Technology, a developer and manufacturer of PC multimedia products, introduced at Computex Taipei 2006 its VideoMate V550, a high-end standalone TV tuner box that allows watching...

The Compro VideoMate V550

Computex Taipei 2006 show guide: Handsets

Jun 7, 18:33

Around 14 companies are featuring mobile phones at the ongoing Computex 2006 in the Taipei World Trade Center (TWTC) and the Taipei International Convention Center (TICC) from June...


Accton holds sideshow for Edge-Core networking solutions during Computex

Jun 7, 18:32

Accton Technology is showcasing its Edge-Core brand networking solutions for system integrators, Internet service providers and small-to-medium-sized businesses at the Grand Hyatt...

Leadtek shows GPS modules at Computex

Jun 7, 18:09

Those who suspected that GPS was only a niche technology for either the military or mountain climbers will have been happily surprised by the strong consumer market for the technology...

VIA gets embedded CPU orders at Computex

Newswatch - Jun 7, 16:47

VIA Technologies has received orders for its self-developed embedded processors from BCOM Computer Center, Termtek Computer, Tul and DT Research at the ongoing Computex Taipei 2006...

DVD+RW Alliance: 8cm DVD+R/+RW DL discs to be volume produced in 4Q

Jun 7, 16:11

International vendors of optical discs, in light of growing demand for 8cm single-sided single-layer DVD+R and DVD+RW discs, are expected to begin volume production of 8cm DL (single-sided...

Asustek preps Origami UMPC R2 for sale in July, displays clone NB at Computex

Jun 7, 15:57

Having displayed its Origami Ultra Mobile PC (UMPC), the R2, at the CeBIT 2006 IT tradeshow in Germany, Asustek Computer is now preparing sales of the device in July, according to...

Asustek prepares for sales of UMPC R2 in July

SanDisk aims to be number two behind Apple in MP3 players

Jun 7, 15:19

On the sidelines of the exhibition of its latest MP3 player Sansa e200 at the ongoing Computex Taipei 2006, the recently-appointed managing director for SanDisk in the Asia-Pacific...

SanDisk's Sansa e200...

Atheros and Broadcom verify interoperability of their pre-N solutions in Taipei

Jun 7, 14:32

A testing jointly conducted at Computex by Atheros Communications and Broadcom for interoperability of WLAN devices built with draft 802.11n-compliant chipsets proved successful,...

Athero and Broadcom

Computex to move to larger space in 2008

Jun 7, 12:51

The government-sponsored Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA), in an effort to boost the space available for Computex Taipei, has won a 10-year franchise to operate...

Computex Taipei 2006

Computex Taipei 2006 show guide: Display products

Jun 7, 10:10

A total of 119 companies will feature optoelectronic display products at Computex Taipei 2006 at the Taipei World Trade Center (TWTC) and the Taipei International Convention Center...

Kingston: More NAND flash makers to become involved in memory card production

Jun 6, 22:55

Kingston anticipates that more NAND flash chipmakers will participate in NAND-based memory card production, and the Secure Card (SD) will become the dominant standard, according to...

DDR3 promotes bragging rights, provokes curiosity

Jun 6, 22:45

The two major DRAM vendors that are participating in Computex Taipei 2006, Qimonda (the former memory business unit of Infineon Technologies) and Nanya Technology, and A-Data Technology,...

Qimonda DDR3 module prototypes

Philips introduces Blu-ray Disc burners at Computex, schedules shipments in 3Q

Jun 6, 22:16

Royal Philips Electronics is showing a Blu-ray Disc (BD) burner (SPD7000) at Computex Taipei 2006 (June 6-10), with volume shipments to commence in the third quarter of 2006.

Philips BD burner

Foxconn officially launches graphics card line, with Flextronics said to manufacture the high-end cards

Jun 6, 22:08

Foxconn Electronics (the registered trade name of Hon Hai Precision Industry) on June 6 officially announced its lineup of its own-brand graphics cards. The lineup includes Foxconn's...


Intel Robson to halve boots

Jun 6, 21:26

Intel is demonstrating its NAND flash based Robson technology at Computex Taipei 2006, with sampling to begin with notebook OEMs in August or September of this year, while the official...

Robson (left) boots 30 seconds ahead of traditional notebook

Nvidia makes extreme gaming on notebooks easier to find at Computex

Jun 6, 21:13

One of the major disappointments of Computex most years is the absence of so many key notebook manufacturers (because they focus almost entirely on OEM/ODM manufacturing and like...

Nvidia nForce 4 SLI chipset and Dual Nvidia GeForce Go 7900 GTX GPU in the Alienware Aurora mALX

Twinhead showcases Durabook notebooks at Taipei headquarters during Computex

Jun 6, 21:13

Notebook maker Twinhead is showcasing its new line of Durabooks and slim notebooks at its Taipei headquarters June 6-9 during Computex Taipei 2006.

Twinhead H12K

Ultimate single card graphics - seeking the Nvidia GeForce 7950 GX2 at Computex

Jun 6, 21:12

The search for Nvidia's GeForce 7950 GX2 is finally over. Following its announcement on Monday, it's now at Computex Taipei in a big way. With rumors flying for quite some time, Nvidia...

MSI NX7950GX2 Nvidia GeForce 7950 GX2-based graphics card at Computex 2006

GG Telecom features wireless headsets among Bluetooth offerings

Jun 6, 21:12

GG Telecom, a Bluetooth device specialist, features a number of Bluetooth-enabled devices in its product offering, including its award-winning Gg03 headset series. The company is...

The GG Telecom Gg03t Bluetooth handset

Gigabyte showcases new server product lines

Jun 6, 21:12

Gigabyte Technology is showcasing its new server product lines based on both Intel and AMD solutions at Computex Taipei, including four boards targeted at the entry and mainstream...

AMD's Socket AM2 and Intel's Core 2 Duo get an nForce boost

Jun 6, 21:11

Nvidia's May 23 nForce 500 series MCP (media and communications processor) announcement focused on the flagship of the new line, the nForce 590 SLI that is billed as the foundation...

Nvidia nForce 590 SLI Intel Edition-based Gigabyte GA-M59SLI-S5 motherboard
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