Intel has ported Adobe Systems' Flash software technology to work with its processors used in consumer electronics such as set-top boxes and high-definition TVs, Intel said Monday.
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A number of cool and weird items will be on display at the International Consumer Electronics Show next month, including a money-saving surge protector and a pair of goggles that double as a mobile TV. Also on display: Silicon Mountain's Allio high-definition LCD TV, which doubles up as an all-in-one PC, and Meade's ETX-LS, a smart telescope that takes novice star-gazers on an audio-visual tour of the night sky. Here's a snapshot of some of the cool gadgets and electronics on the CES show floor.
Hewlett-Packard on Monday launched an application that allows users to print pictures wirelessly from an iPhone.
Next month, Intel will show off its next-generation Classmate laptop, which includes a touch screen and new features that make it easier for students to use.
Samsung is upgrading its memory technology and manufacturing processes, which could lead to price drops for solid-state drives (SSDs).
Intel on is researching technology to harvest free energy from the environment, which could lead to devices such as mobile phones running for indefinite periods without recharging.
Hewlett-Packard on Friday said it was further integrating EDS into its operations to boost its services and product offerings.
Server shipments grew in this year's third quarter, though server revenue declined as companies lowered spending to meet budgetary constraints, according to a study released by Gartner.
Global semiconductor revenue is expected to fall this year as demand for PCs and consumer electronics slows down, with the trend continuing to affect chip makers next year, analyst firm iSuppli says.
IBM has publicised work it is doing to bring the brain's processing power to computers, in an effort to make it easier for PCs to process vast amounts of data in real time.
Lenovo has announced the Constant Secure Remote Disable service, which allows users to remotely disable a PC by sending a text message.
AMD is jumping into the mini-notebook space, announcing that it will deliver processors next year for small laptops that can run basic applications such as web surfing and email.
Researchers in the UK and the US have published a paper detailing discoveries that could bring a fully functional quantum computer closer to reality.
Due to an editing error, the story "Intel cuts forecast amid broad spending slowdown," which ran on the wire Wednesday, gave the wrong date for the end of Intel's fourth quarter. The quarter ends Dec. 27.
One Laptop Per Child confirmed it will start selling the XO laptop through Amazon.com on Monday.