Transmeta, Intel, AMD, Via and other major technology companies will soon be holding a conference talking about Transmeta's Crusoe chip, DDR-RAM and much more. Read the announces at the register
the register also reports that AOL has announced a fusion with Time Warner in order to be able to provide internet connections over cable, as said by Swiss radio. The deal is one of the biggest ever and the new company will be THE giant in terms of media. Compared to the Apple-earthlink deal, this is Goliath against David.
the register also reports that VIa has announced that it is shipping their KX-133 chipset now, which means that they might indeed have been faster than Intel to launch a fast and stable, non Rambus, 133MHz main bus mainboard.
These news are so hot, you can't have heard of it until you have Swiss TV channels. A Saab 340 jet of the Swiss flight company CrossAir just crashed after the take off. There are not many details yet, but it looks pretty bad. I just hope it wasn't due to an iBook...
IBM goes Linux
In a step Microsoft might not like at all, IBM today announced that it will make all its future PC series Linux ready. IBM therefore intensifies the growth of Linux, being one of the first companies to officially support Linux. techweb
L2 slot G3 and Video problems
Mac3Dfx.com has tips on how to get cards such as the Rage 128 and Voodoo3 work in those systems that have been upgraded with a G3 module in the L2 slot. Until now, it was considered that these systems would not work with the cards above.
FiringSquad has a major article that discusses the performance of 3Dfx at MacWorld. Of course they talk about it in anticipation of the PC versions, but a Mac related article has already been announced. A good evening read.
MacWEEK also has their MWSF wrap-up and David K. Every talks about "Apple over the years", i.e. what Apple achieved and what it did not.
MacObserver has their wrap up talking about Iomega joining the FireWire movement.
SharkyExtreme also boasts an MWSF coverage of day 1,2 and 3, the last one being the wrap up. The link leads there. To view the other articles, go back to their main page.
Mac3D.com notes that LinuxPPC 2000 was released at the expo. And you'll also find a nice little post where they brag a bit about having owned the guys at MGL in Q2, Q3 and UT...
Pismo, hoo hoo?
MOSR has news on Pismo, which against all expectations wasn't shown at MWSF. They have quite a long article discussion the whereabouts ad the features of the upcoming PowerBook.