Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated benchmarking software. He can be followed via Twitter or contacted via MichaelLarabel.com.
VIA Technologies has announced the C7-D processor. This processor is carbon-free and continues in a path for power-efficient processor innovations. The VIA C7-D runs at 1.80GHz while only consuming 20 Watts. More information can be found at the product page.