The Stems, Friday February 28, 1997

Metropolis Concert Club, Fremantle Let us take a fleeting glance back to those high-rolling mid-1980s, a time of teen magazines like Countdown and Smash Hits, lime green shirts and a paisley power-pop outfit from Perth called The Stems. Their simple yet unassailable songsmithery endeared them to a huge European music public, propelled them on to … Continue reading “The Stems, Friday February 28, 1997”

UMC, Trident Microsystems release samples of fastest 3D graphics processor for notebooks

Press release; Adam Connors, DigiTimes.com [Tuesday 16 April 2002] Trident Microsystems, a US-based graphics chip maker, and its Taiwanese foundry partner United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) have released samples of Trident’s new XP4, a 3D graphics processor with a performance of one billion pixels/second with consumption of a maximum of three watts ­ performance-per-watt twice that of … Continue reading “UMC, Trident Microsystems release samples of fastest 3D graphics processor for notebooks”