Dell planned to refresh its line of Optiplex desktops on Tuesday with 10 new models, including a thin-client computer based on Intel's Atom processor. The company will also expand the availability of its Flexible Computing and Managed Desktop services, now available in the U.S., to customers in other markets.
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Hewlett-Packard will manage a computer factory in Chongqing, China, part of a strategy to strengthen its operations in the country's less affluent Western region.
Apple is selling the iPhone 3G on its Apple Store Web site in Hong Kong, promising the phones "can be activated with any wireless carrier."
Intel officially started selling its dual-core Atom 300 processor on Monday, charging US$43 for the chip.
Intel's latest server chips, the Xeon 7400 series, formerly called Dunnington, are now available in six-core and quad-core models designed to be used in systems with four or more processors.
Intel released its first "true" quad-core processors on Monday with the introduction of its Xeon 7400 series of server chips, formerly called Dunnington. Designed by Intel engineers in Bangalore, India, the chip lineup includes the company's first quad-core and six-core chips produced on a single piece of silicon.
Norway's Opera Software will develop a version of its Opera 9.5 web browser that is optimised for Nvidia's upcoming Tegra processor line, the company said Tuesday.
Intel is shipping solid-state drives that are designed for use in desktop and laptop computers, the company said Monday.
Intel announced four new quad-core Xeon models on Monday that use a halogen-free packaging technology that is easier on the environment.
Advanced Micro Devices has no immediate plans to release a processor designed for low-cost laptops, sometimes called netbooks, saying its not yet clear whether or not growing shipments of these devices will cannibalize sales of mainstream laptops.
The high-end desktop versions of Intel's Nehalem processor family will carry the Core i7 moniker when they are released later this year.
Samsung Electronics is mass producing solid-state drives with a 128G-byte capacity, and will begin production of a 256G-byte product later this year, the company said Wednesday.
Intel plans to make the specification for a USB 3.0 host controller freely available during the second half of this year, hitting back at rumors the chip maker wanted to keep the technology for itself.
Amidst the Berlin launch of new PCs coming from Hewlett-Packard are several laptop models based on the Puma chip platform from Advanced Micro Devices.
Advanced Micro Devices is shipping four more versions of its quad-core Opteron server chip, adding more performance to the company's product line.