Archive for the ‘Portable Media Center’ Category

New Display Lengthens Gadget Life

June 8, 2007

“Cell-phone and laptop batteries could last up to 50 percent longer, thanks to a new type of display technology that’s being developed by Clairvoyante, a company based in Cupertino, CA. Clairvoyante announced last month that it was introducing technology that could allow cell-phone, digital-camera, and laptop makers to develop power-saving displays that could dynamically adjust their backlight and color intensity based on the color and brightness of the content.”

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Microsoft Scraps Its Portable Media Center Platform

May 8, 2007

Whoa. Here’s a piece of news that’s gone under the radar for quite a long time. It turns out Microsoft decided to stop licensing their Portable Media Center 2.0 (PMC) platform in early 2006 and kept the announcement limited to their hardware partners (via JT & CL). Below is the PMC partner announcement provided by David Bono (MS) on Microsoft Communities.”

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