Tech Week In Review
2000.11.20 - 2000.11.26
A summary of the past weeks technology news. Updated every sunday.
Paper-thin display developed by Canon.
Iridium satellites saved...again..
3D projection without special 3D glasses.
Microsoft met with the Dutch hacker who twice hacked their servers.
EMusic claims to have a program to track Napster users.
Playstation 2 launched in Europe...
Another nanotech breakthrough.
Sony, Honda show 2-legged commercial robots.
(CPUs, CHIP-SETs, MEMORY)
The release of Pentium 4 generated a large number of reviews. Here are some of the best:
Tom's Hardware, original review.
Ace's Hardware review.
Sharky Extreme's review.
X-bit Labs review, part 1.
Tech-review's short and easy-to-understand P4 review.
Intel fix "last minute" P4 bug.
Rambus DRAM orders lower than expected.
(P4 requires Rambus memory for the time being.)
Micron samples 256-Mbit, 266MHz DDR SDRAM
Micron, Hyundai ask FTC to charge Rambus on antitrust violations
nVidia "nv20" details leak.
Rumour has it that part of the Win 2000 code is actually taken from the Linux open source code.
Windows 9X & Me apparently can't handle more than 512 Mb RAM.