June 15, 2007 -- Google wouldn't allow visitors or those involved with the LF Collaboration Summit to take photographs inside their Mountain View campus buildings, but outside was fair-game. With that said, enclosed in this article are a number of photographs from this visit. Sorry, no pictures of their Space Ship One replica, their eco-friendly items, Goobuntu, or all of the Naked machines.
June 11, 2007 -- While Computex has officially ended, TAITRA (the Taiwan External Trade Development Council) had taken the Computex press to Contrel Technology Co and the Southern Taiwan Science Park. Contrel is the manufacturer of LCD manufacturing machines. Also on the visit was TSMC and other companies based in Taiwan. Members of the press were also provided with a meal, luxurious rooms at the Tayih Landis hotel, and other benefits. Farewell to Taiwan until next year!
June 08, 2007 -- Ending off our Computex Taipei coverage for 2007 we have some pictures from Gigabyte's Swan Room Suite at the Grand Hyatt where they were comparing their P35-DS3P motherboard to the ASUS P5K. When it came to a temperature comparison, Gigabyte's P35-based motherboard was the clear winner. Gigabyte also had out their GA-M790-DQ6, which is one of their motherboards based upon the AMD RD790 Chipset.
June 07, 2007 -- Today is the third day of Computex and we have more coverage for all our readers! Today we took a close look at Abit, Corsair, Gigabyte, NZXT, Shuttle, and SilverStone! We have news today on the SilverStone Temjin TJ10, SilverStone Kublai series, and a number of new motherboards from Abit and Gigabyte.
June 06, 2007 -- Today was Day 2 of Computex 2007 and among the booths we stopped at today were for ASUS, HIS, Kingmax, OCZ Technology, PQI, and Intel. OCZ had the very impressive Actuator and we tried it out while Intel's press conference was about the Express G33, Q33, P35, Q35, and X38 Chipsets.
June 05, 2007 -- Today is the first day of one of the world's largest trade shows. We at Phoronix have spent it wandering the endless aisles at Computex Taipei. As with previous years, the exhibition takes place in four massive buildings. Let's take a look at what the companies have for us this year! Today we are featuring DFI, Enermax, Gigabyte, Seasonic, Sparkle, Thermaltake, and a number of other companies.
May 11, 2007 -- Ending off our JavaOne 2007 coverage is James Gosling's Cool Toy Show. Showcased at this event were various software and hardware products that utilize Java -- the products ranged from a Java powered meat scale to an industrial robot capable of accelerating from zero to 10Gs in roughly a second.
May 10, 2007 -- Not only does Sun Microsystems have some of the best and most talented engineers in the world, but they also know how to throw one hell of a party. At this year's After Dark Bash during JavaOne among the festivities were a virtual t-shirt flying contest with Duke, Battle Bots, bands with KISS and The Rolling Stones music, a girl with a grinder, Segways, an arcade, plenty of food and drink, and a lot more. We have attached some pictures from this event so you can see for yourself.
May 10, 2007 -- Finishing off the platinum cosponsor sessions was Motorola's CTO talking this morning about "Platform Disturbia" for mobile devices. Motorola is actively engaged in improving the experience for end-users as well as addressing some of the current issues and fragmentation problems faced by current developers targeting mobile devices. Also demonstrated was a new prototype mobile telephone from Motorola, which we have pictures of along with the rest of the slides.
May 09, 2007 -- With Oracle being a platinum cosponsor at this year's JavaOne conference, Thomas Kurian, Oracle's Senior Vice President, had took the stage for 45 minutes to show off some of their latest Enterprise Java advancements as well as announcing another code donation to the open-source community. Here are Oracle's slides from this presentation.