Why slower Intel sales may be bad news for Windows 7

August 31, 2010
Intel’s bad news could translate into bad news for Microsoft and Windows 7?
ZD Net
Adrian Kingsley-Hughes writes why slower Intel sales could mean bad news for Windows 7.

“Weaker than expected consumer demand for silicon from Intel (and AMD) means less demand for Windows 7. So far, Microsoft has enjoyed considerable success with its new OS, but this could be the first sign that the good times are coming to an end.”

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Toshiba may be releasing 3D TVs that don’t require glasses soon
ZD Net
Rachel King writes how watching 3D TVs could be made possible without having to wear glasses.

“Toshiba is planning to release 3D TVs that don’t require the use of 3D-enabled glasses, possibly by the end of the year. In case you’re wondering about how it will be possible to watch 3D media without the need of glasses, here’s how. Using a new integral imaging system, the HD displays will emits rays of light at different angles allowing 3D images to be seen with the naked eye from multiple viewing positions.”

Snappy looking Fujitsu Lifebook AH530 GFX boasts 1GB external graphics
Engadget
Laura June shares some specs of Fujitsu’s Lifebook AH530 GFX notebook.

“the Lifebook AH530 GFX. An update to the already available Lifebook AH530, this one’s got an external graphics card with 1GB of dedicated video memory. Other than that, it boasts the exact same specs as the previous model — a 15.6-inch glossy LCD, optional Core i3, i5, or i7 CPUs, up to 8GB of RAM and an up to 500GB HDD, a choice of Blu-ray or DVD drives, and HDMI output. There’s also WiFi b/g/n, Bluetooth 2.1, three USB 2.0 ports, VGA output, and gigabit ethernet onboard. They’re set to start hitting shelves in the end of August, but no prices have been released yet.”

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