NEWS

November 24th, 2011, 11:54 AM

Lenovo Unleashes the World’s Smallest Fully-Functional Desktop PC

Lenovo, today announced the IdeaCentre Q180 – a consumer desktop PC no larger than a paperback book, yet powerful enough to turn a digital TV into a multimedia hub for enjoying music, videos, games, web browsing and more. “With the IdeaCentre Q180, we upped our game in the compact PC category,” said Nick Reynolds, executive [...]

November 23rd, 2011, 6:43 PM

Samsung Starts Flame-War With Apple

Already fighting a war over patents with Apple, Samsung has decided to open a second front with a TV commercial mocking Apple’s often-zealous fanboys. The commercial begins with an image iconic to the Steve Jobs era of Apple: the Apple store lineup. “Guys, I’m so amped I could stay here for three weeks!” excitedly states [...]

November 23rd, 2011, 12:17 PM

RunCore announces InVincible V Series SSD

RunCore, a leading supplier of high-performance solid-state drives today announced its military-grade InVincible V SSD. “How the reliability and stability could be improved while not sacrificing the SSD performance” might be one of the major challenges that SSD manufacturers are facing. RunCore InVincible V has passed a series of screening tests in full accordance with [...]

November 23rd, 2011, 12:09 PM

Massive Steam Sale Going on Now!

The folks at Valve have kicked off the holiday season with a massive sale. The discounts begin today with huge savings on catalog discounts and daily deals beginning with Portal 2 (66% off), Call of Duty: Black Ops (50% off), Duke Nukem Forever (66% off). For more information, please visit www.steampowered.com

November 22nd, 2011, 12:07 PM

ZOTAC Announces GeForce GTS 450 ZONE Edition Silent Graphics Card

ZOTAC International, a leading innovator and channel manufacturer, today debuts the silently quick GeForce GTS 450 ZONE Edition for users that demand stunning Microsoft DirectX 11 visuals and noise-less cooling. The ZOTAC GeForce GTS 450 ZONE Edition takes the award-winning GeForce GTS 450 graphics processor with 192 high-performance shaders and passively cools it using a [...]

November 22nd, 2011, 12:13 AM

Oracle Accuses HP of Paying Intel to Keep Itanium Alive

Hewlett Packard is conspiring with Intel to keep manufacturing Itanium processors to give the impression that the “processor is alive” and is a viable alternative to Oracle’s Sun servers, Oracle alleged Friday in a court filing. Oracle alleges HP’s strategy was to take away business from Oracle Sun, and to “reap lucrative revenues from the [...]

November 21st, 2011, 4:48 PM

HP’s Earnings Plummet in Fourth Quarter

Despite a year that has been marred with disappointment and controversy for Hewlett Packard, the company managed to beat analysts’ expectations with its fourth-quarter earnings while seeing profits fall by 91%. HP reported a fourth quarter profit of $239 million, or 12 cents a share, on revenue of $32.1 billion. In comparison, their Q4 earnings [...]

November 21st, 2011, 11:02 AM

Seagate CEO: Hard Drive Production Won’t Return to Pre-Flood Levels for a Year

In late October, Hardware Canucks reported that retailers were raising their prices on Hard Drives because flooding in Thailand had shutdown a number of key production facilities. Now, Seagate’s CEO is forecasting that it could take up to a year for the industry to return to pre-flood production levels. Two of Seagate’s main competitors – [...]

November 18th, 2011, 10:54 AM

Amazon Phone in Development?

Weeks after Amazon launched the Kindle Fire to lukewarm results, rumors are circulating that the bookseller giant is planning a smartphone launch. The rumor’s genesis comes from a market intelligence report by Citigroup’s Mark Mahaney that states, “based on our supply chain channel checks in Asia led by Kevin Chang, Citi’s Taipei-based hardware research analyst, [...]

November 18th, 2011, 10:03 AM

BitFenix Announces Spectre Pro Fan Series

With the release of the venerable Spectre Silent Fan Series in August 2010, enthusiast hardware designer BitFenix proved its engineering prowess in the case cooling space. Today, BitFenix ups the ante with the Spectre Pro Performance Fan Series. By combining innovative features and a fresh new design aesthetic, the Spectre Pro Performance Fan Series represents [...]