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2008-10-09 00:00:23

Aspire 4930-6862 and Aspire 6930-6771 unveiled at first U.S. WiMAX network launch in Baltimore Acer Incorporated Alison Williams, 408-533-7746 alison_williams@acer.com Acer America, part of the world's third largest PC company (source: Gartner data, 2Q 2008), today unveiled its first WiMAX- enabled notebooks - Aspire 4930-6862 and Aspire 6930-6771 - in support of the nation's first U.S. WiMAX wireless broadband network launched by XOHM in Baltimore. Demonstrating the company's focus...

2008-10-09 00:00:23

Offered in Lenovo Notebook PCs for Large Businesses, SMBs and Consumers Lenovo Kristy Fair, 919-257-6329; krisfair@lenovo.com Logo: http://www.lenovo.com Lenovo today announced it is bringing the latest high-speed wireless connectivity to its customers through a broad offering of WiMAX-enabled1 Lenovo ThinkPad and IdeaPad notebook PCs. Lenovo's WiMAX lineup addresses all types of users, from business users needing ultraportability with the thin and light ThinkPad X301 notebook to...

2008-10-08 12:00:10

Toshiba's Digital Products Division (DPD) today announced its support of Intel(R) and WiMAX(1) 4G wireless broadband technology to deliver extended broadband on-the-go. In support of the launch of the first mobile WiMAX network in the US, and the beginning of a new era of wireless broadband, Toshiba announced the Satellite(R) U405-ST550W laptop PC will be WiMAX enabled to offer users a rich, immersive mobile Internet experience over entire metropolitan areas. The initial WiMAX rollout is...

2008-10-08 12:00:10

Catalysts of a new 4G wireless broadband era gathered today in Baltimore as Sprint (NYSE: S), Intel(R) and their WiMAX ecosystem partners celebrated the recent launch of XOHM(TM) mobile 4G service, and announced new access devices and retail strategies at an Inner Harbor event. The occasion marked a business model transformation for the wireless industry and innovation in the way mobile services are accessed and enjoyed. XOHM, Sprint's 4G business unit, is building the fastest most...

2008-09-30 13:00:00

Some of the world's biggest mobile operators, PC manufacturers, and chipmakers will reveal on Sept. 30 that they are uniting to pre-install support for high-speed mobile data services into notebook PCs. Backers hope the move will result in wider consumer use of so-called "mobile broadband" that could rival or even surpass use of Wi-Fi hotspots. If the plan works, it could boost third-generation [3G] mobile broadband in much the same way that Wi-Fi exploded after Intel (INTC) built support...

2008-09-30 12:00:17

US-based telecom company Sprint Nextel has officially launched XOHM mobile broadband commercial service in Baltimore. According to the company, XOHM WiMAX will extend the home or office internet experience and mobile multimedia applications to other places and additional devices. With XOHM, consumers, businesses and local governments will be able to experience new forms of interactive communications, high-speed mobile internet browsing, social-networking tools, location-centric services and...

2008-09-26 12:00:19

Amid the hoopla in tech circles over high-power notebooks running Intel's (INTC) new Centrino 2 chips, Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) has been making steady headway with its own Turion 64 mobile chips that also deliver good performance. I was able to see just how well these chips perform with a recent test of the Averatec 2500, by South Korea's TG Sambo, one of the computer manufacturers that remains committed to shipping computers with AMD chips inside. As well as the Turion 64 performs, the...

2008-09-25 15:00:27

Design Improvements Shave Off Weight, Improve Battery Life and Simplify Usability on ThinkPad X Series Lenovo Media Contact: Kristy Fair, 919-257-6329 krisfair@lenovo.com Logo: http://www.lenovo.com Lenovo today announced two new ThinkPad notebooks that significantly address the key factors mobile computer users consider today - light weight, long battery life and usability. With models starting at just 2.4 pounds1 and with models offering maximum battery life lasting up to more...

2008-09-25 12:00:17

congatec AG continues to enhance its highly successful COM Express product family with the unveiling of the economically priced conga-CA945 module. The new module features the Intel(R) Atom(TM) processor N270 and the full-featured Mobile Intel(R) 945GSE Express chipset in conjunction with the Intel(R) I/O Controller Hub 7-M. (Photo available at: http://pr.congatec.com) The complete design of this compact (95x95mm) COM Express module delivers excellent performance-per-watt at optimized...

2008-09-24 09:00:15

BOCA RATON, Fla., Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- OpenPeak Inc., today announced a production-ready version of its OpenFrame(TM) IP media phone platform based on the low-power Intel(R) Atom(TM) processor. Designed to drive new revenues for service providers, the OpenFrame device converges voice, data, video and mobile into a single touchscreen-based home communications center that can dramatically simplify everyday family and media interactions. With the OpenFrame IP media phone connected to the...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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