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November 4th, 2009, 12:11 PM

Active Media Eco Friendly Kola Bear USB Drives

In the past few months we have had a few of these Active Media PR’s come into our mail box, which to be truthful, were subsequently ignored. However, this one is just to cute to pass up. In case you have had an overwhelming hankering  for animal styled USB drives that are made of eco [...]

October 30th, 2009, 10:53 AM

Enermax Launches NAPPA Drive Enclosure

ENERMAX is proud to announce launch of NAPPA; our latest enclosure series. Other than making it full aluminum or steel, NAPPA goes with different approach for producing enclosure no other alike. Its inner 1.1mm thick aluminum body is bounded in 0.8mm thick PU leather by a patented technique. It results in extraordinary heat dissipation with [...]

October 29th, 2009, 11:49 AM

HighPoint SATA 6GB/s PCI-E Cards Announced

It happens to everyone. You go out and buy yourself a brand new computer, or build it from scratch, then the next big thing is launched,  which of course your new hardware doesn’t support. Highpoint looks to solve this age old problem with their new Rocket 600, which brings SATA 6Gb/s to a computer near you. The [...]

September 14th, 2009, 10:34 AM

IEEE Ratifies 802.11n Wireless LAN Specification

After being in the works for nearly 7 years, and used in mainstream devices for the better part of 3, the IEEE  announced that its Standards Board has ratified the IEEE 802.11n™-2009 amendment, defining mechanisms that provide significantly improved data rates and ranges for wireless local area networks (WLANs). This new amendment to the IEEE [...]

September 2nd, 2009, 11:35 AM

Creative Launches Two New Gaming Headsets

Creative Technology Ltd. today unveiled the Creative Sound Blaster Arena Surround USB Gaming Headset, a cutting-edge, all-in-one gaming headset powered by renowned Sound Blaster X-Fi technology, and also announced the availability of the Creative Fatal1ty Professional Series Gaming Headset MkII. Designed with the rigorous needs of gamers in mind, both headsets provide the ultimate gaming [...]

August 29th, 2009, 2:55 PM

Canadian Flag waves in HWBot’s Top 10!

Among fierce competition, a Canadian overclocker now sits near the top of the world rankings after posting some impressive results this weekend! Striving for the top spot on the international overclocking and benchmarking stage might seem like an impossibility to many but that illustrious position is closer than many of you may think. We here [...]

July 27th, 2009, 12:06 PM

LucidPort Debuts USB3.0 to SATA Bridge Controller

USB3.0 is on the move, and moving in at a rapid pace. It has been 9 years since USB2.0 saw the light,and the time has come that the  aging technology go the way of the dodo. The new bus has only just recently made its way onto a consumer product with the Asus P6X58 motherboard, [...]

July 9th, 2009, 10:42 AM

Auzentech Releases X-Raider and X-Studio Sound Cards

Auzentech announced today the immediately availability of the Auzen X-Raider 7.1 and X-Studio 5.1 Sound Cards. These sound cards provide an affordable upgrade from the onboard audio built into desktop PCs, and are ideal for improving audio from games, music, and movies. The Auzen X-Raider 7.1 is a PCI sound card with swappable OPAMPs for all channels, SPDIF(Optical) In/Out, internal digital output [...]

July 3rd, 2009, 11:50 AM

Razer Megalodon 7.1 Gaming Headphones Shipping Worldwide

Razer today announced that the flagship Razer Megalodon has begun shipping and will be available for purchase at www.razerzone.com and other worldwide retailers.  “Our mission with the Razer Megalodon was to take gaming audio to a whole new level,” says Robert “Razerguy” Krakoff, President of Razer. “The onboard Razer Maelstrom audio engine not only provides [...]

July 2nd, 2009, 11:54 AM

NZXT Sentry 2 Touchscreen Fan Controller Debut

NZXT is embracing the future with a little device that will make your computer feel a little bit like something out of a Sci-Fi movie. The Sentry 2 is a completely touchscreen fan controller that does away with the days of knobs and switches. With an expected price tag of roughly $40-$50 it isn’t much [...]