April 3rd, 2012, 4:08 PM

With Samsung, T.Vs Get Smart

“Hi, TV!” With that simple command, Samsung’s new ES-8000 becomes attentive, listening and watching for its master’s next move. “Volume, up.” The television immediately obeys, turning the volume up a notch. Then with a Kinect-esque hand gesture, the channel changes. A flick of a wrist in the other direction and the TV returns to the [...]

April 3rd, 2012, 9:59 AM

EVGA Announces New Warranty Policy

EVGA announced a new global warranty policy Tuesday, giving all products a minimum of 3 years warranty and optional registration. Jacob Freeman, an EVGA product manager, told Hardware Canucks that the company went this route for multiple reasons, primarily to simplify and improve their warranty terms. In a press release, EVGA outlined the key items [...]

April 3rd, 2012, 9:23 AM

Samsung: Backlight Bleed is not a Problem

In an interview with Hardware Canucks, a Samsung representative said that backlight bleed and banding is not a problem for the company’s displays when compared to  its competitors. Hardware Canucks sat down with J.P Jutras of Samsung Canada at a Samsung event in Burnaby – a suburb of Vancouver – on Monday. “I don’t believe [...]

January 9th, 2012, 8:07 PM

No Major Announcements at Microsoft’s Last CES Keynote

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer took to the stage earlier tonight for the company’s last appearance at CES announcing updates to the Windows Phone OS and the Microsoft Xbox. Despite rumors that the Xbox 720 would be unveiled during the keynote, there were no announcements about a new gaming console. Mr. Ballmer’s keynote began with an [...]

January 5th, 2012, 8:18 AM

Samsung Announces Series 7 Smart Station And 1080p Monitors

Samsung Electronics America Inc., a subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Corporation, today introduced the next evolution of its award-winning Central Station, the Series 7 Samsung Smart Station, as well as a redesigned Series 7 HDTV monitor for a whole-home solution. Part HD monitor, part wireless docking station, the second generation Series 7 Smart Station (CB750) builds [...]

January 3rd, 2012, 7:27 AM

NEC Bolsters MultiSync EA Series with New 24-Inch Model

NEC Display Solutions of America, a leading provider of commercial LCD display and projector solutions, announced today the 24-inch MultiSync® EA243WM, the second addition to the next generation MultiSync EA Series of desktop monitors for high-performance enterprise users. The LED backlighting of the EA243WM allows for a slimmer profile, lighter weight and increased power savings [...]

March 3rd, 2011, 12:06 PM

Corsair Announces USB 3.0 Upgrade Kit for Obsidian Series Cases

Corsair today announced the availability of a USB 3.0 Upgrade Kit for their Obsidian Series® 800D and 700D full-tower PC cases. The kit is designed for Obsidian Series case owners who have upgraded their systems to support USB 3.0, either by replacing their motherboard or via an add-in card. The kit consists of a replacement [...]

February 24th, 2011, 12:14 PM

Thunderbolt Technology: The Fastest Data Connection to Your PC Just Arrived

Intel Corporation today announced the availability of Thunderbolt technology, a new high-speed PC connection technology that brings together high-speed data transfer and high-definition (HD) display on to a single cable. Running at 10 Gbps, Thunderbolt technology can transfer a full-length HD movie in less than 30 seconds. This Intel-developed technology is coming to market through [...]

February 23rd, 2011, 9:20 PM

Gigabyte Announces Canadian Launch Event for G1-Killer Motherboards

It may be short notice but Gigabyte and Canada Computers have announced a Toronto-area launch event for the new G1-Killer boards…and you’re all invited! With the the hotly anticipated G1 Killer boards right around the corner, Gigabyte is in the process of doing several North American launch events and one of them will be held [...]

January 7th, 2011, 4:57 PM

MSI Master Overclocking Arena 2011 Operation: Las Vegas Winners Revealed

  If you didn’t have the opportunity to watch one of the two livestreams of MSI’s Master Overclocking Arena 2011 Operation: Las Vegas event you missed out on quite a show, a show which was co-hosted by Canada’s own Linus Sebastian. After about 2 hours of setup and a little over 5 hours of competitive, [...]