Archive for April, 2008

Sansa C250 MP3 Player Review (Overclockers Club)

The weather is starting to look like Spring, the skies are blue, air is crisp and the snow is gone. Alas, it is time to hop on your Crotch Rocket and actually get some physical activity for a change after being inside all winter. [News Source]

SanDisk revenue beats estimates on gadget demand (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

SanDisk Corp , the world's top maker of data-storage memory chips, issued a strong sales forecast on Thursday and said it expected memory price declines to moderate in the current quarter. [News Source]

SanDisk swings from a loss to $18 million profit (Market Watch)

SanDisk swings to a first-quarter profit as sales rise 8%, but the company hints that gross margins for various products could see some pressure in the second quarter. [News Source]

SanDisk swings to 1Q profit on product sales; shares rise (AP via Yahoo! Finance)

Flash memory chip maker SanDisk Corp. said Thursday that it swung to a profit in its first quarter, helped by rising product sales and license and royalty revenue. [News Source]

Pricing Pressure Pokes SanDisk (

The flash memory maker misses earnings estimates. [News Source]

SanDisk Announces First Quarter Financial Results (Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance)

MILPITAS, Calif.----SanDisk® Corporation , the world's largest supplier of flash storage card products, today announced results for the first quarter ended March 30, 2008. Total first-quarter revenue increased 8% on a year-over-year basis to $850 million and net income, in accordance with U.S. [News Source]

Industrial PC vendor distributes Ubuntu (Linux Devices)

— Apr. 08, 2008 — Ampro will begin distributing a Ubuntu Linux derivative with its x86-compatible single-board computers this month, it said. [News Source]

Mobile TV software connects with social network sites (Linux Devices)

— Apr. 07, 2008 — Internet and mobile broadcasting company has revised its freely downloadable, Java-based, social networking application for Linux-based phones. [News Source]

PowerPC SoCs on demo at ESC (Linux Devices)

— Apr. 07, 2008 — [Updated: Apr. 8] -- AMCC will team with several partners to demonstrate its Linux-compatible, PowerPC-based processors next week at Embedded Systems Conference Silicon Valley (ESC). Co-demonstrations with Accusys, Arrow, Avnet, Denx, Proware, Silicon Turnkey Express, TeamF1, and Virtutech will include products ranging from wireless gateways to storage devices. [News Source]

Low-cost MP3 player gains fancy Linux port (Linux Devices)

— Apr. 07, 2008 — [Updated Apr. 8] -- The "Podzilla" open source application suite was ported to a relatively inexpensive line of flash-based mp3 players. [News Source]