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 [...]

February 23rd, 2012, 10:54 AM

MegaUpload Founder’s Freedom Comes at a Price

Former digital storage locker mogul Kim “Kim Dotcom” Schmitz is now a free man, having being granted bail Wednesday morning New Zealand time. Mr. Schmitz was allowed to go free because the presiding judge ruled that there is a lack of evidence that he had any means to flee New Zealand. The two previous judges [...]

February 23rd, 2012, 9:35 AM

Arctic Intros The Alpine 64 PLUS CPU Cooler for AMD Users

Following the successful launch of Alpine 11 PLUS for Intel, ARCTIC has received a number of requests from AMD users for a compatible version with the same outstanding price-performance ratio. In order to fulfill this market demand, ARCTIC introduces the Alpine 64 PLUS to satisfy AMD power users. The Alpine 64 PLUS provides a perfect [...]

February 23rd, 2012, 9:22 AM

ASRock Introduces the Fatal1ty X79 Professional Motherboard

Gamers need so much more from their PCs! With this concept in mind, Johnathan “Fatal1ty” Wendel worked closely with ASRock engineers to develop a well-featured motherboard based on the exciting Intel X79 chipset. Equipped with top-class components, the new ASRock/Fatal1ty X79 Professional was designed to exceed expectations of even the most dedicated gamer! “This Fatal1ty [...]

February 21st, 2012, 11:32 AM

Is HP Developing ARM Based Servers?

According to a report by Digitimes, HP could be prepping low power servers based on the ARM chipset. Digitimes’ sources claim that HP’s server project, codenamed Moonshot, is intended to develop more power efficient data centers. HP’s ARM based server is expected to be available for some clients to begin testing during the second quarter of [...]

February 21st, 2012, 11:03 AM

Spire Introduces the TME III CPU Cooler

The TMEIII is the next evolution of the hugely successful TherMax Eclipse CPU cooler series. The increased number of heat-pipes combined with a higher number and density of dimpled fins and crowned with two (2) high airflow, Nano Bearing DC fans for extreme cooling performance. Five (5) U-shaped 8 mm all-copper heat-pipes are in direct [...]

February 21st, 2012, 10:45 AM

RIM Releases Major Playbook OS Update

Research in Motion has released an update to the Playbook’s OS, giving the tablet support for tether free e-mail and some Android applications. “Building on the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet’s proven web browsing, multimedia and multitasking strengths, the new BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 introduces a range of new communications and productivity enhancements as well as expanded [...]

February 21st, 2012, 9:46 AM

NVIDIA Releases GeForce 295.73 WHQL-certified Drivers

From NVIDIA’s Geforce Blog By Andrew Burnes The new NVIDIA GeForce 295.73 WHQL drivers are now available to download. Recommended for all GeForce users, these drivers include the numerous game-changing, NVIDIA-exclusive improvements that have been introduced with our recent betas, plus a few other treats too. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Bethesda Softworks’ role-playing action [...]