NEWS

November 29th, 2011, 7:08 PM

Report: Consumers Not Interested in Windows on Tablets

Microsoft has ‘missed the boat’ on Windows based tablets according to a new report by market research group Forrester Research. According to the report by Forrester Research, only 25% of consumers would be interested in purchasing a tablet running Windows. In contrast, Forrester’s market research said that in Q1 2011 46% of consumers would be [...]

November 29th, 2011, 12:21 PM

3DMark Coming to Android

Futuremark®, the world leader in performance benchmarking software, today announced that it has started development of 3DMark® for Android™ (working title), with the aim of bringing the industry standard gaming performance benchmark to Android powered tablets in 2012. Companies involved in the manufacture of Android powered devices are invited to join Futuremark’s Benchmark Development Program [...]

November 29th, 2011, 11:47 AM

NZXT Launches HALE82 PSU

NZXT, a company built on realizing the dreams of gamers worldwide, is proud to announce the HALE82 PSU line.  Following the successful launch of HALE90, HALE82 delivers enthusiasts and gamers with 80+ Bronze Certification operating with high efficiency:  at 20%, 50%, and 100% loads, efficiencies are 82%, 85%, and 82% respectively.  Its simple 120mm two-ball [...]

November 29th, 2011, 11:32 AM

RIM Launches Cross-Platform Smartphone Management Tool

In a step that may mark the beginning of an exit from the hardware market, embattled smartphone manufacturer Research in Motion (RIM) is rolling out software that allows enterprise customers to manage and secure iPhone and Android devices using Blackberry technology. RIM’s new software, called Blackberry Mobile Fusion, is a hardware agnostic evolution of their [...]

November 29th, 2011, 1:36 AM

Enermax Platimax Series Complete

Platimax continues the row of path-breaking power supplies from Enermax. It is based on the proved, high-performance technologies of predecessor power supply series, the so-called Dynamic Hybrid Transformer (DHT) Topology and Full-Zone Magnetic Quadrant Transformer (FMQ) Design. Enermax engineers successfully improved the cooling performance by applying innovative solutions and equipped the PSU with hand-picked, premium-quality [...]

November 28th, 2011, 12:01 PM

Website Leakes Ivy Bridge Details

Hardware news website CPU World has managed to get their hands on leaked details about Intel’s new upcoming Ivy Bridge CPU desktop lineup. Citing sources in China, the site says that there will be “3 mainstream, 2 unlocked, three mid-power and three low-power models” in Intel’s Ivy Bridge lineup. The chips will share similar fundamentals [...]

November 28th, 2011, 11:40 AM

NZXT Unleashes Havik 120 CPU Cooler

NZXT, a company built on realizing the dreams of gamers worldwide, is proud to announce HAVIK 120, a more compact and versatile version of NZXT’s award-winning HAVIK 140.  HAVIK 120’s premium materials include a nickel-plated copper base that utilizes four 8mm pipes for efficient heat transfer.  The heat is then quickly dissipated (75.8 CFM) out [...]

November 28th, 2011, 11:13 AM

AMD Teams Up With Patriot And VisionTek To Take Radeon DDR3 Memory To Retail Channel

AMD today announced North American retail availability of the first AMD Memory branded desktop system memory modules, debuting with partners Patriot Memory LLC and VisionTek Products, LLC. AMD Memory branded products will help take the guesswork out of DRAM selection, providing an easy and straightforward experience when looking for the ideal match for gaming or [...]

November 28th, 2011, 2:23 AM

SteelSeries Introduces Limited Edition Fnatic Headset and Mouse

As Dreamhack Winter, the world’s largest digital festival and LAN party kicks off, SteelSeries and one of the most recognized and accomplish gaming teams, Team Fnatic, introduce the SteelSeries 7H Fnatic Limited Edition headset and SteelSeries Sensei Fnatic Limited Edition mouse. Available now on SteelSeries Web Shop, the Limited Edition 7H headset features 50mm dynamic [...]

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 [...]