Nintendo of America boss Reggie Fils-Aime announces retirement
Doug Bowser to fill his shoes.
Doug Bowser to fill his shoes.
Pending regulatory approval, of course.
Continuing this week's theme, we've had a pair of Intel's processors in the test labs this week: The 3.8GHz Pentium 4 670 and the 2.8GHz dual cored Pentium D 820. Which is best? High clock speed single core with HyperThreading, or the lower clock speed, two cores and no HyperThreading? We have the answers inside...
IDF FALL 05: Intel's CEO has shown off a new type of pocket device that he thinks will have the power to run the new version of Windows.
IDF FALL 05: Moles out at IDF have hinted at new Intel releases for the high-end before the year is out. We have a few details inside.
IDF FALL 05: Intel's new relationship with Apple means that the fruity firm has suddenly become all acceptable at the Intel event. We track down those Apple asides...
IDF FALL 05: Corsair are showing off their 8000UL memory, and have a spectacular kaleidoscope case on their stand promoting their Xpert modules.
Today's mod takes us to Finland, home of Nokia and racing drivers. 17 year-old Lassi Niemistö has built The Tonkputer - a cow-themed case made from an old milk churn. It won Coolest Case at Assembly 2005, no less.
Those that partake in Everquest II that want to get rid of a bit digital baggage can do so now - for real money, with Sony's blessing - thanks to SOE's auction site.
The Chinese government is reportedly trying to curb the number of hours it's citizens are racking up in online games.
IDF FALL 05: Intel's new Centrino platform will support Matrix RAID. Can you say 'Ultimate LAN notebook'?
IDF FALL 05: CrossFire graphics cards are supported on 955X chipsets, officially, according to ATI today. We have details of the lane configuration and the like inside.
IDF FALL 05: Intel's new brand, VIIV, already has its first poster child. 'Golden Gate' is a Pentium M system for the desktop and living room. It's tiny, and pretty funky too.
Seeing all those IDF news items zoom by on the right hand side? Stay up to date with the latest happenings from San Francisco with our handy index.
IDF FALL 05: Intel has a new brand, designed to replicate the success of Centrino on the desktop. In a Matrix-style twist, however, they're being very tight-lipped about what's actually in it. We're following the white rabbit...
IDF FALL 05: According to Intel reps today, games are already starting to be optimized for dual core chips. We've got the skinny.
IDF FALL 05: The Xbox 360 includes the functionality to have content on your Media Center deisplayed on the console - Microsoft has been showing us this today.
IDF FALL 05: The new next-generation chip from Intel should sport great gaming performance, according to one of its architects.
Google, the search engine giant, continue their expansion into new areas with the launch of their instant messaging service, Google Talk.
IDF FALL 05: Sean Maloney, Intel's mobile honcho, has officially introduced the next Centrino platform, Napa. It includes not only dual core chips, but also improved graphics and video support too.
IDF FALL 05: Intel has been talking about its roadmap for desktop memory. DDR3 is in from 2007, and DDR2 is ramping up speeds.
IDF FALL 05: Fed up of running out of power? Why not do like Intel and hook up your PC straight to a car battery?
IDF FALL 05: Intel's got new processors coming. They are planning to change their entire desktop and notebooks line to chips based on the same microarchitecture, delivering better performance per watt of power. Could this be Intel's comback kid?
Intel's 6-monthly shindig is getting under way this morning in the Moscone centre, San Francisco. Expect new processor announcements - we'll be bringing you updates!
The whole idea of having a PC in your living room is really starting to take off and manufacturers see it as a market with huge growth potential. We have a look at AOpen's i915GMm-HFS Pentium M motherboard. It's packed with oodles of home theatre goodies - could it make the ideal HTPC?
Sony OK's a potentially groundbreaking deal that will allow Playlouder customer to legally share their Sony licensed music files with other customers.
Take a dash of hackery, and a smidgen of slipstreaming. Cook until tender on P2P. Serve on a bed of broadband and pirate bay plaudits.
Microsoft move to 2.5" hard drives as part of the Xbox's diet program, but some gamers are still confused over the costs. We dispell some of the myths.