February 28th, 2012, 6:02 PM

Memory Market Convergence Continues with WD-Toshiba Deal

After its plan to purchase Hitachi Global Storage Technologies spooked worldwide antitrust regulators, Western Digital announced today that it had agreed to sell Toshiba some of its 3.5 inch HDD manufacturing assets and related Intellectual Property. As part of this deal Toshiba will transfer its damaged HDD manufacturing plant in Thailand to Western Digital, which [...]

February 28th, 2012, 10:42 AM

ProView: Apple is Engaged in Fraud, Unfair Competition

ProView Electronics has upped the ante in its trademark war with Apple, updating the lawsuit it has against the company in the United States to allege that Apple is engaged in “fraud and unfair competition”. If these allegations hold true, as ProView hopes, the company believes that its 2009 sale of the “IPAD” trademark will [...]

February 28th, 2012, 9:35 AM

Overclockers Push Core i7-3770K to 7GHz

While an exact release date for Intel’s Ivy Bridge – the 22nm successor to Sandy Bridge – has yet to be confirmed, reports coming from Bright Side of the News indicate the processor has massive overclocking potential. Intel’s soon-to-be-released quad core Core i7-3770K is clocked at 3.5 GHz with an L1 cache of 128 KB, [...]

February 28th, 2012, 9:07 AM

OCZ Introduces the High-Performance Fatal1ty 1000 W Power Supply

OCZ Technology Group, Inc., a worldwide leading provider of high-performance solid-state drives (SSDs) and power supplies for computing devices and systems, today announced the availability of the Fatal1ty 1000 Watt power supply, the latest high-performance PSU targeted at gamers and enthusiasts that demand maximum wattage, high efficiency, and a modular cabling configuration. Dedicated to delivering [...]

February 27th, 2012, 2:17 PM

AMD Updates FX Desktop CPU Lineup

AMD announced today that they are updating their lineup of FX desktop CPUs. Utilizing the “Bulldozer” multi-core architecture with completely unlocked processor clock multipliers, the AMD FX CPUs continue to provide PC users the enjoyment of higher CPU speeds and related performance gains. As a part of a balanced and affordable desktop system, the processors [...]

February 24th, 2012, 10:19 AM

As the Apple-ProView Patent Battle Continues, Bizarre iPhone Knockoffs Emerge

While Apple and Chinese manufacturer ProView continue their bitter and vitriolic battle as to who legally owns the iPad trademark, a variety of media reports have emerged from the country showcasing some downright bizarre iPhone knockoffs. iSimulacrum To many Chinese the iPhone is an expensive luxury. In many ways it is also an unnecessary luxury [...]

February 24th, 2012, 9:23 AM

ADATA launches a Comprehensive Lineup of Solid State Drives with Improved Capacity

ADATA™ Technology, a leading manufacturer of high-performance DRAM modules and NAND Flash storage application products, today announced the launch of a complete lineup of expanded capacity solid state drives. The new SSD range includes the XPG SX900, the Premier Pro SP900, and the Premier SP800, all of which use new optimized firmware to utilize greater [...]

February 23rd, 2012, 5:25 PM

HP’s Earnings Still in Free Fall

Even with a new CEO at the helm, Hewlet Packard’s earnings continue to plummet as the company hemorrhages market share in all sectors. “In the first quarter, we delivered on our Q1 outlook and remained focused on the fundamentals to drive long-term sustainable returns,” said CEO Meg Whitman in a statement. “We are taking the [...]

February 23rd, 2012, 12:02 PM

Rumour: PlayStation 4 to be Powered by AMD Chips

Citing a secretive group of former AMD employees, Forbes is reporting that the PlayStation 4 may feature chips made by AMD. The Xbox 360 currently features an AMD GPU. There has been no concrete news as to whether the next generation Xbox will feature AMD’s technology. These former AMD employees told Forbes that “the processor [...]

February 23rd, 2012, 11:49 AM

Was AMD Once Tempted to Purchase NVidia?

AMD was once considering purchasing NVidia and not ATI, so claim a cabal of former AMD employees. Speaking on the condition of anonymity to Forbes, these employees claim that AMD was actively courting NVidia for acquisition. The hold up for AMD, however, was that NVidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang insisted that as a condition of the [...]