NEWS

January 5th, 2012, 8:18 AM

Samsung Announces Series 7 Smart Station And 1080p Monitors

Samsung Electronics America Inc., a subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Corporation, today introduced the next evolution of its award-winning Central Station, the Series 7 Samsung Smart Station, as well as a redesigned Series 7 HDTV monitor for a whole-home solution. Part HD monitor, part wireless docking station, the second generation Series 7 Smart Station (CB750) builds [...]

January 4th, 2012, 2:34 PM

RIM May Shuffle Board

Embattled smartphone manufacturer Research in Motion may oust co-CEOs Mike Lazaridis and Jim Balsillie as co-chairmen of the board by the end of the month, though may not necessarily strip them of their role as chief executive according to the Financial Post. RIM had a particularly difficult year in 2011 as the company faced lackluster [...]

January 4th, 2012, 10:36 AM

OCZ Delivers Deneva 2 mSATA SSDs for Intel’s 2012 Ultrabook Platform

OCZ Technology Group, Inc., a leading provider of high-performance solid-state drives (SSDs) for computing devices and systems, today announced that the OCZ Deneva2 30GB and 60GB mSATA SSDs, part numbers D2CSTEMS1A10-0030 and D2CSTEMS1A10-0060 have been tested with Intel Smart Response Technology and have passed the performance benchmarks for the ‘While Using’ portion of the responsiveness [...]

January 4th, 2012, 10:01 AM

Gelid Announces DarkForce Gaming PC Case

Thermal Solutions specialist GELID Solutions reveals its first tower case of its GAMER product line. This completely black painted 0.7mm steel ATX / Micro-ATX tower case is designed for gamers and includes a long list of features. As thermal specialist GELID Solutions certainly offers solid cooling options for this case and provides locations for up [...]

January 3rd, 2012, 10:50 AM

MSI Unveils Big Bang-XPower II

Motherboard manufacturer MSI announces today the official release of the Big Bang-XPower II, a flagship mainboard based on the Intel® X79 Express chipset. Featuring the latest PCI Express Gen 3 standard and 4-way NVIDIA SLI / AMD CrossFire technology with 8 slots of Quad-Channel memory to achieve extreme performance, the Big Bang-XPower II mainboard also [...]

January 3rd, 2012, 10:20 AM

Memory Market Convergence Continues: Elpida, Toshiba May Merge

Digitimes is reporting that troubled memory maker Elpida may merge some business operations with Toshiba at the behest of the Japanese government. Elpida Memory – which is Japan’s sole manufacturer of DRAM – apparently is in such dire financial straights that it cannot repay a business development loan from the Japanese government. In order to [...]

January 3rd, 2012, 9:20 AM

VIA Announces Latest VB7009 Mini-ITX Embedded Board

VIA Technologies, Inc, a leading innovator of power efficient x86 processor platforms, today announced the VIA VB7009 embedded Mini-ITX board. Measuring only 17cm x 17cm, the VIA VB7009 Mini-ITX is an extremely flexible embedded board with top class functionality and performance for POS and kiosks. The VIA VB7009 is a cost effective solution offering a [...]

January 3rd, 2012, 7:45 AM

RIM to Liquidate Playbook Inventory

Hoping to replicate Hewlett Packard’s success in creating interest in a faltering tablet platform, Research in Motion (RIM) has cut the price of all Playbook models to $299 until February 4. This announcement apparently caused RIM’s BlackBerry Store to crash early Tuesday morning. RIM’s decision to liquidate their Playbook inventory comes weeks after company executives [...]

January 3rd, 2012, 7:27 AM

NEC Bolsters MultiSync EA Series with New 24-Inch Model

NEC Display Solutions of America, a leading provider of commercial LCD display and projector solutions, announced today the 24-inch MultiSync® EA243WM, the second addition to the next generation MultiSync EA Series of desktop monitors for high-performance enterprise users. The LED backlighting of the EA243WM allows for a slimmer profile, lighter weight and increased power savings [...]

January 2nd, 2012, 2:39 PM

Cooler Master Announces The Cosmos II Chassis

In its 20th year of service, Cooler Master, an industry leading chassis, thermal solution, power supply, peripheral, and accessory manufacturer, today announced the successor to a world renowned chassis line, the Cosmos II. Incomparable in design and specifications, the Cosmos II comes in as among the first of its type. It is an Ultra Tower; [...]