It's always intriguing to hear the latest iPhone rumour. This time it revolves around an Associated Press report about a patent filing that was made last August but was made public last week. What's intriguing, however, is not the patent filing itself but the comparisons being made with smartphones.

As a journalist who was lucky (?) enough to get an RTM version of Vista at the launch event on November 30, naturally I'm chomping on the bit to test out this Microsoft creation of five years in the making. There's just two problems - hardware and security.

Published in Beerfiles
Friday, 01 December 2006 09:50

AMD shows off "genuine" quad-core processor

AMD may have been beaten to the market by Intel in the quad-core processor stakes, but it is making a brave attempt to take the shine off Intel's lead by claiming technological superiority. According to AMD, when it releases its Barcelona quad-core Opteron server chip in the second quarter of 2007, it will be the only genuine quad-core on a single die, while all Intel has is two dual cores stitched together. The question is who cares?

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