NEWS

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 [...]

February 21st, 2012, 9:17 AM

Mach Xtreme Technology Launches the MX-STARTER PREMIUM Series SATA II SSDs

Mach Xtreme Technology Inc., a worldwide leader in top performance, high reliability and user-friendly designed PC components, today launched improved MX-STARTER PREMIUM Series 2.5″ SSD for mainstream users demanding the latest technology at an affordable price point. The new MX-STARTER PREMIUM Series of SSDs is the latest addition to the Mach Xtreme lineup of solid [...]

February 21st, 2012, 9:09 AM

Noctua Presents the NH-L12 Low-Profile CPU Cooler

Noctua today presented its new NH-L12 low-profile cooler for Small Form Factor cases and HTPC environments. The NH-L12 features a flexible NF-F12 (120 mm) / NF-B9 (92 mm) dual PWM fan setup that can be configured either for full performance in dual fan mode or extra-low profile (66 mm) with the top fan removed. “The [...]

February 20th, 2012, 2:00 PM

Gabe Newell Understands Half-Life Fans’ Frustrations

As a fan made petition calling for Valve to release more information on Half-Life 3 nears 60,000 signatories, Valve’s Big Boss Gabe Newell has announced, anticlimactically, that he understands fan’s frustrations. “It’s pretty frustrating to us when we put them into that situation. We try to go as fast as we can and we try [...]

February 20th, 2012, 10:21 AM

Icy Dock Introduces EZ-FIT Pro Dual-2.5″ to 3.5″ Dock

Icy Dock is proud to introduce the MB082SP EZ-FIT PRO, the newest product in the incredibly popular SSD/HDD bracket & converter line. The EZ-FIT PRO is a full metal dual 2.5″ to 3.5″ bracket with a matte black finish, featuring a hassle free installation requiring no tools or screws required to install or change your [...]

February 20th, 2012, 2:14 AM

Samsung to Spin Off LCD Unit

In an effort to orient its display efforts towards OLED technology, the Samsung Electronics board of directors has decided to spin off the company’s LCD unit. Hardware Canucks reported early last week on rumors the company was considering such a decision. The Korean business paper Chosun IIbo, citing an unnamed source, originally claimed that Samsung [...]

February 20th, 2012, 1:52 AM

COUGAR Launches the GX V2 Series of 80Plus Gold Gaming PSUs

COUGAR, leading German brand of power supplies and PC accessories, have launched their new high-end series of power supplies specifically targeting demanding gamers, the COUGAR GX V2 series. The 80Plus Gold certified GX V2 series comes as 600 W/700 W/800 W/900 W/1050 W versions and provides up to 93% peak efficiency. This is the highest [...]