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MXM Brings Flexibility to Notebook Graphics

rene_haas_nvidiaBack in 2004 our notebook partners faced a tough problem – every notebook needed to be custom engineered for each GPU. That might not make a difference to consumers, who just buy complete notebooks with a GPU inside, but the problem with custom engineering is that it takes a lot more time and effort to bring a notebook to the market with the latest GPU.

How Valuable Are Smartphone Battery Life Figures?

09_nokia_storm_patI do a lot of hands-on research on smartphones. I do this for two reasons. First, I believe they are fast becoming one of the prevalent cloud clients, and second, they are fast becoming a popular device to consume video. AMD obviously is involved in building the cloud with the AMD Opteron Processors but also conversion to make a video smartphone-friendly can take a tremendous amount of compute power, and ATI Radeon HD 4800 series graphics and AMD Phenom II X4 processors do those conversions quite well.

Dell Studio XPS 13…Sexy Notebook for Valentines Day

dell_studio_xps_13_2_09Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, so here is a little shopping tip for that special someone in your life. The Dell Studio XPS 13 is a sexy little black and silver 13-inch notebook with leather accents. Yes, I just used sexy and leather to describe a computer. The beauty is in the details: an edge-to-edge display, anodized aluminum, backlit everything, a whisper quiet keyboard and a premium fit and finish.

Notebook Graphics Drivers Available On

NVIDIA's announced a quarterly driver release program for NVIDIA GeForce GPUs on By leveraging an intelligent installer and modular driver design, NVIDIA's quarterly driver release is able to provide a dramatic increase in performance and functionality without sacrificing any of the vendor-specific customizations for your particular notebook.