Freescale's 90nm PowerPC G4 Next for PowerBook?

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Date: Monday, June 20th, 2005, 22:04
Category: Hardware

Tom’s Hardware Guide: Freescale Semiconductor on Monday began showcasing the MPC7448, its latest high-performance PowerPC processor and the highly touted successor to the MPC7447A chip used in today’s Apple PowerBook G4 systems.

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EFF: 48 Hours to Stop the Broadcast Flag

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Date: Monday, June 20th, 2005, 22:32
Category: Archive

Rumor has it that this Tuesday, June 21st, in a sub-committee on Commerce, Science, and Justice, a single senator will propose an amendment, hidden among many others, to re-animate the MPAA’s broadcast flag and burn it into law. Go to the EFF action alert page for details. Read More…

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Sony Ericsson Releases First Quad-Band Phone

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Date: Monday, June 20th, 2005, 21:38
Category: Archive

Sony Ericsson Z520aLast week, at CommunicAsia in Singapore, Sony Ericsson released several new handsets as reported here on the PowerPage.
One of these, the Z520, is a departure from SE’s handset lineup. It supports all of the major GSM bands in the US and the rest of the world. The bands supported are 850/1900MHz for the US and 900/1800 MHz for the rest of the world, making the Z520a Sony Ericsson’s first Quad-band phone.
Until now, Sony Ericsson has chosen to release two different tri-band flavors of the same phone, one for the US and one for the rest of the world. Compare for example the S700i (international) versus the S710a (U.S. version).

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