Battle of the overclockers
Hobbyists are perfecting the art of pushing processors to their limits

Via has working samples of Mobile ITX board
CEO promises 'even smaller form factors' in another year or two

AMD will continue supplying graphics to Intel
CTO of AMD says it makes sense for ATI unit to keep its relationship with Intel intact

Computex to welcome Chinese companies in 2008
Next year's show will be held in two different venues, opening up enough space to allow Chinese companies to set up exhibits

Flash guys show certified ReadyBoost drives
Memory makers demo USB drives certified to work with Vista's ReadyBoot and ReadyBoost to improve boot-up and start-up speeds

Chip sets to survive integration with CPU
Functions have evolved over time, but the chip set is not going to go away, Intel VP says

Ultramobiles are pricey, power hungry, AMD says
AMD is exploring the prospects for ultramobiles but wants to be sure they make sense for users, says AMD's CTO

Intel's rumored graphics chip a no-show
Observers say Intel must come up with a new high-end graphics chip to rival to AMD, but they see no signs of such a move at Computex

Asustek, MSI laptops double as HD players
Users can hook up the new laptops and their HD DVD or Blu-ray Disc players to the family HD TV

Solid-state disks coming on strong
Flash memory-based solid-state disks look poised to quickly replace hard-disk drives in laptops

Intel shows more advanced ultraportable
Intel exec displays at Computex a prototype device based on the Menlow ultramobile chip set that won't ship until next year

AMD keeps Barcelona specs under wraps
Companies at Computex showing servers based on the upcoming quad-core chip are not revealing details about what's inside

Hands on with Asustek's $199 Eee PC
Eee PC prototype shows a lot of promise and should stack up well against competitors such as Palm's Foleo ultraportable notebook

Troubled BenQ a no-show at Computex
BenQ is staying away from shows to save money while it moves toward spinning off its branded-products business

IPhone to ignite smartphone use, ARM chief says
CEO Warren East believes smartphone sales could double this year because the iPhone will spark smartphone demand overall to take off

Via CEO promises even smaller motherboards
Wenchi Chen predicts: 'Single CPU chip will happen'

Intel's mobile chip for gamers coming soon
Intel announces 'extreme' version of Merom aimed at hardcore gamers who value performance

Taiwan's FIC to debut ultraportable PC
Sub-notebook-size laptops are a big theme at this year's Computex show

Asustek and Intel working on $199 laptop
New notebooks are similar to Intel's Classmate line aimed at schools in developing markets

Bear Lake chip sets hit the market
Intel expects the new 3-series chip sets to catch on quickly and lay the foundation for future processor advances

Via develops namecard-sized PC board
New motherboard design will make possible a range of small, powerful computers such as 'super smartphones'

Via NanoBook takes aim at ultramobile market
Via is counting on reference designs like the NanoBook to win more business from hardware vendors

Acer wheels out Ferrari PDA
The Ferrari Racing Personal Navigator offers built-in GPS and strongly resembles Acer's c500 PDA

Server makers show first Barcelona systems
Servers based on AMD's upcoming quad-core chip are on display from Supermicro, Tyan, and Uniwide at Computex

Asustek previews Net radio, overclocking laptop
Users can lower their costs by adding a desktop processor to Asustek's C90 laptop, which sports extra heat sinks, other cooling systems

Toshiba develops laptop HD DVD-RW drive
Toshiba unveils at the Computex trade show its slim HD DVD rewriter, which the company will begin sampling to PC makers in July

Hardware makers prepare for Taipei showdown
Intel and AMD will square off next week at the annual Computex show

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