NEWS

March 20th, 2012, 3:08 PM

HP to Combine Profitable Printer Division with Personal Systems Group

According to sources that spoke under the condition of anonymity to All Things Digital, Hewlett Packard is planning on combining its PC and printer divisions. This amalgamation, should it occur, would be the first major change within the company since Meg Whitman took over in September after ex-CEO Leo Apotheker was usurped. Mr. Apotheker had planned [...]

March 20th, 2012, 2:25 PM

Synology Releases DiskStation DS412+ with Improved Case Design

Synology America Corp. today announced the latest release in its high-performance 4-bay DiskStation family: the DS412+. The DS412+ is well-suited for business users, offering a good mix of price, performance, and capacity. The new 4-bay server features a brand new case design. The new model allows hot-swap capability. It is Synology’s first 4-bay server to [...]

March 20th, 2012, 11:23 AM

EVGA Updates Warranty Policy

EVGA, stating it “stands firmly behind its entire product line”, has revised its warranty policy extending the base warranty to a minimum of 3 years for all products purchased after July 1, 2011. The full details are below: EVGA stands firmly behind its entire product line. Products purchased on or after July 1st, 2011* will [...]

March 20th, 2012, 10:46 AM

Seagate Will HAMR its Way to 60TB Drives

By perfecting its proprietary heat-assisted magnetic recording (HAMR) technology, dramatically increasing the density of bits per square inch of platter, Seagate says it can offer 60 TB hard drives by the end of the decade. Contemporary 3.5 inch drives have a density of approximately 620 gigabits per square inch; laptop drives have a density of [...]

March 20th, 2012, 9:52 AM

Lian Li Announces the PC-Q15 Mini-ITX Chassis

Lian-Li Industrial Co. Ltd, the award-winning aluminum computer chassis manufacturer, today announces the automobile-esque PC-Q15. With its space-saving design, the PC-Q15 is an ideal data storage center for the numerous hi-tech mobile devices of the modern mobile consumer. Supporting mini-ITX motherboards, the PC-Q15 with its the rectangular shape and wheel-like stubs resembles a miniature SUV. [...]

March 20th, 2012, 9:44 AM

Windows 8 to Launch in October

Citing unnamed sources within the company, Bloomberg is reporting that Microsoft is planning on debuting Windows 8 in October. According to Bloomberg’s report, Windows 8 will be launched in October on devices running x86 and ARM chips. Though Microsoft intends to push Windows on ARM as a way to promote a Windows tablet ecosystem, sources [...]

March 16th, 2012, 11:00 AM

Gigabyte Officially Launches Radeon HD 7800 Overclock Series Graphics Cards

GIGABYTE Technology Co. LTD., a leading manufacturer of motherboards and graphics cards, is pleased to present Radeon HD 7800 Overclock Series Graphics Card: GV-R787OC-2GD, GV-R785OC-2GD. Built with AMD’s latest 28nm GPU and GDDR5 memory, GIGABYTE makes these cards with higher core clock. Equipped with GIGABYTE’s latest in-house cooling design and adapted with GIGABYTE Ultra Durable [...]

March 16th, 2012, 9:49 AM

Microsoft: No New Xbox at E3

As Microsoft celebrates the Xbox’s decennial – and the twelve years since the console was first announced – with a new website highlighting the console’s history, a company spokesperson announced today that there would be “no new Xbox at E3”. “While we appreciate all the interest in our long-range plans for the future, we can [...]

March 16th, 2012, 9:29 AM

MSI Announces Next Generation R7970 Lightning Graphics Card

Leading international graphics card and mainboard maker MSI today announced the release of the MSI R7970 Lightning, the new heir to the throne of Lightning graphics cards. Equipped with AMD’s 28 nm Radeon HD 7970 GPU, the MSI R7970 Lightning features an all-new Unlocked Digital Power Architecture that incorporates an Unlocked BIOS, Digital PWM Controller, [...]

March 15th, 2012, 5:28 PM

Analyst Firm Claims Android to Overtake iPad by 2015

Market research firm IDC believes that the proliferation of cheap Android tablets, namely the Kindle Fire, will allow the ecosystem to overtake the iPad’s market share by 2015. “As the sole vendor shipping iOS products, Apple will remain dominant in terms of worldwide vendor unit shipments,” Tom Mainelli, director of mobile connected device research for [...]