While it's still unclear to me what the future of wearables will be, I must admit that all things considered I feel that glasses are a better idea than watches as a form factor. If the goal is glanceable information, a heads-up display is probably as good as it gets. This brings us to the ODG R-7, which is part of Qualcomm's Vuforia for Digital Eyewear (VDE) platform. This VDE platform brings new capabilities for augmented reality. What this really means is that developers no longer need to worry about coming up with their own system of aligning content from a VR headset to the real world, as this platform makes it a relatively simple process. Judging by the ODG R-7, there's no need...

Fall IDF 2005 - Day 2: Pat Gelsinger Reveals Intel's Server Plans

Pat Gelsinger reveals Intel's future server plans, including their new Xeon cores with up to 16MB of on-die cache and approximately 1.3 billion transistors.

11 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 8/24/2005

Fall IDF 2005 - Day 1: Coverage of Everything

We finish up our Day 1 coverage with a little bit of everything. ATI running CrossFire on 955X platforms, Intel/Panasonic's new battery technology, speculative thread execution, Xbox 360...

14 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 8/24/2005

Fall IDF 2005 - Day 1: Pictures of Intel's Next Generation CPUs

Now that we've talked a bit about its architecture, we're ready to show you some pictures of the actual 65nm next-generation CPUs. Pics of Conroe, Yonah and even...

23 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 8/23/2005

Fall IDF 2005 - Day 1: Intel's New Architecture Details Revealed

UPDATED. Just after Intel's opening keynote of the conference, they have provided us with some more detailed information on their new microprocessor architecture. Features include a 14-stage pipeline...

26 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 8/23/2005

Fall IDF 2005 - Day 1: Intel Introduces new Microprocessor Architecture

IDF has begun, and Intel kicks it off with a formal announcement of their brand new 65nm processors based on a unified architecture.

34 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 8/23/2005

Industry Update - Q2-2005: Chipset wars, AMD's growing market share and more...

There's a lot of updating to do on the CPU, chipset, motherboard and memory markets based on our findings at this year's Computex in Taiwan.

45 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 6/13/2005

Computex 2005 - Looking Ahead

More companies will make Crossfire, DDR2-1000 Memory, Abit emerges from financial chaos, Foxconn moves into AMD market, and more.

20 by Wesley Fink on 6/10/2005

Apple's Move to x86: More Questions Answered

We provide our thoughts on Apple's switch and shed some more light on your questions.

56 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 6/7/2005

WWDC 2005 - Apple to Move to Intel Processors in 2006

It's true. Starting in 2006, Apple will begin transitioning to Intel processors. We have the full story from today's keynote.

65 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 6/6/2005

Computex 2005 - Day 3 Tidbits

Even a minor earthquake won't stop us from posting Computex coverage! Inside, we have a look at the case, storage and display booths, along with some tidbits from...

35 by Kristopher Kubicki on 6/1/2005

Computex 2005 Day 2 - ULi's new Athlon 64 Chipset, G70, CrossFire & more

We got to benchmark ULi's new Athlon 64 chipset, got more time with NVIDIA's G70, CrossFire motherboards, cooling at Computex and tons of motherboards from the show.

53 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 6/1/2005

Computex 2005 Day 1 - ATI R520 Sighting, NVIDIA's new Chipset

We've seen ATI's R520 running, NVIDIA's new C51G running, and walls upon walls of motherboards and servers.

37 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 5/31/2005

Computex 2005 Early Bird Coverage: NVIDIA's G70, Athlon 64 BTX and more

With the show a day away from starting, we've already seen the first AMD BTX motherboard, a number of NVIDIA G70 graphics cards, an Intel motherboard that can be...

80 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 5/30/2005

Xbox 360 - Up Close & Personal with Live, the Console and the Wireless Controller

Although information about the next-gen consoles was limited, we were able to get some time with the new Xbox Live, the actual console itself and the new wireless controller...

33 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 5/20/2005

E3 2005 - Day 2: More Details Emerge on Console GPUs

Details on NVIDIA's RSX and ATI's Xbox 360 GPU are scarce, but we did our best to gather details that have yet to be published.

22 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 5/19/2005

E3 2005 - Day 1: The Xbox 360 Update

Our first few hours of this year's E3 were spent searching for the Xbox 360...

31 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 5/18/2005

Sony Introduces Playstation 3, to launch in 2006

Sony introduced the Playstation 3 today...and wow

70 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 5/16/2005

WinHEC 2005: Coverage Wrap

We wrap up our coverage with some of the cooler things from the expo floor, a little more on Longhorn, and some Avalon and WGF information.

17 by Derek Wilson & Jarred Walton on 4/29/2005

WinHEC 2005: Day 2

The second day of WinHEC 2005 coverage brings more information on some of the topics touched on for day 1 as well as an historical look at Micorosoft.

22 by Derek Wilson & Jarred Walton on 4/27/2005

WinHEC 2005 - Keynote and Day 1

Welcome to the Windows Hardware Engineering Conference 2005. We've got opening keynote and day one coverage hot off the presses. Windows x64 is launched and Longhorn is on the horizon.

36 by Derek Wilson & Jarred Walton on 4/26/2005

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