AMD integrates ATI graphics on chipset

AMD introduces AMD 690 series chipset
AMD introduced the AMD 690 series chipset, the company’s chipset to bring together the combined strengths of AMD CPU and platform technology with the features of the ATI Radeon X1250 GPU.

The AMD 690 series chipset incorporates ATI Radeon X1250 graphics into its design to ensure The Ultimate Visual Experience for Windows Vista. The 3D user interface built into Windows Vista Premium and Business editions. The AMD 690 series chipset delivers the features like Windows Flip and Windows Flip 3D an integral part of every business day.

The AMD 690 series is an AMD chipset with ATI graphics that supports ATI Avivo technology. Protected content can also be played through on-chip HDCP support.

The AMD 690 series chipset will be available from partners, including Albatron Technology Co., ASUS, Biostar, ECS, Elitegroup Computer Systesm CO., Ltd., EPoX Computer Company, Foxconn Technology Group, Gigabyte United Inc, Jetway Info Co. Ltd., MSI Computer Ltd., PCPartner Ltd. and Sapphire. In addition, numerous system integrators are on board including Atelco, Bas Group, Formoza, Multimedis, Onda, PC Box, Seethru, Systemax, Unika, Unika Multimedia and ZT Group.

Data Management

Macrosoft launches Resources on Demand Version 2.5

Macrosoft announced the commercial availability of Resources on Demand Version 2.5, an automated emergency resource management tool for electric utilities. Resources on Demand replaces existing workarounds, manual processes and spreadsheets with a single, central database and accurate data entry and retrieval by concurrent users.

This release combines the integration of resource management and lodging/logistics with additional functionality enhancements including:

  • Advanced search capabilities
  • Team roster synchronization
  • Tracking of both “on-site” and “in-transit” resources
  • Configurable on-screen displays
  • On-line real time help
  • Intuitive navigation

Munsoft provides online Wikipedia
MunSoft announces the release of WikiReader, a software application to render instant access to more than two million articles of Wikipedia. The program has a built-in “One Click” function, which allows you to open Wikipedia articles from any Windows application. Apart from that, here you can gain access to any article by using a defined hot-key combination.

WikiReader saves your megabytes since it displays articles without menus, logotypes and other irrelevant information. The program uses a system of multitabs, so that you can have several articles opened simultaneously. Besides, one click can change the language and switch it to the one you need. Moreover, with this encyclopedia browser you can read articles in languages written from right-to-left, such as Urdu, Farsi, Arabic and Hebrew. All articles, which have been already opened, are saved in cache, so that you can go back to them offline. Another useful feature is that you can edit any chosen article.

WikiReader Benefits at a Glance:

  • Renders quick access, saves your time and megabytes;
  • Features “One Click” function;
  • Opens Wikipedia articles from any Windows applet;
  • Quick switching between articles and languages;
  • Features reading articles in languages written from right-to-left;
  • Allows you to edit any chosen article;

WikiReader runs under Windows 2000, XP, 2003, Vista and costs US$24.95. WikiReader has an evaluation version, which can be used for up to 20 days without any obligation to pay. Registered users are entitled to such benefits as: continued program use after the trial period has expired; no reminders that the version is unregistered; customer support; free upgrade to any minor version (1.x). The fully functional trial version of WikiReader is available as a free download from the link below: (1.56MB)

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