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June 5th, 2013, 10:07 AM

Rosewill Shows off new Cases, PSUs, and Keyboards at Computex 2013

Rosewill showed off a number of new cases, PSUs and gaming keyboards at Computex 2013. One of the more interesting products at Rosewill’s booth were its new mechanical keyboards, the RK-9000 series. Featuring dual-backlit LED lights and extraordinarily responsive keys, these keyboards will probably be a must-have device for any gamer in 2013. Here’s part one [...]

June 5th, 2013, 4:15 AM

Fractal Design Announces Two New Cases at Computex 2013

Fractal Design is known as one of the better case manufacturers. The company’s cases are well-built and intuitive, and constantly receive high- praises. Fractal Design announced two cases at Computex this year, the ARC XL and the ARC Mini R2. The ARC XL is a full-sized ATX case with airflow support for monster cards, while the [...]

June 5th, 2013, 3:43 AM

AMD Claims Leadership with New APU Announcements at Computex 2013

AMD announced new versions of its APU series called Richland and gave the first public demonstration of its upcoming Kaveri processor at its Computex 2013 keynote Wednesday morning in Taipei. AMD’s APU efforts began in 2011 with the launch of Llano, which was followed up with Trinity’s launch around this time last year. Richland is [...]

June 4th, 2013, 7:41 AM

Taking on ARM Defines Intel’s Announcements at Computex 2013

There once was a time when Intel was in crisis mode. While it could make a damn fine processor that ran circles around its competition in speed tests, growth in that sector is non-existent thanks to the market shifting towards a mobile centric growth structure. If Intel didn’t move with the market, it wouldn’t necessarily [...]

June 3rd, 2013, 1:30 PM

ASUS Brings New 7 and 10 inch Tablets to Computex

Coming off the success of last year’s Nexus 7, ASUS came to Computex 2013 with a strong lineup of 7 and 10 inch tablets.  These are meant to be strong follow-ups to last year’s products while also providing competition for Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy Tab 3 which will be available in 8″ and 10.1″ sizes. ASUS [...]

June 3rd, 2013, 10:30 AM

Hardware Canucks Tours Lian Li’s Factory in Taipei

Taiwan’s Lian Li has spent a lot of money ensuring that they can build high-quality cases. While the company’s competition has largely outsourced the manufacturing process to the Mainland, Lian Li manufacturers in an industrial suburb of Taipei. Regardless of the heated competition, Lian Li’s cases are still known as some of the best around [...]

June 3rd, 2013, 9:18 AM

Seagate’s BS Teh: ‘SSD’s Are Not Going to Take Over the World’

Being Seagate hasn’t been easy during the past two years. While the company wasn’t impacted by the floods in Thailand (a center for memory manufacturing) in late 2011, it has been dealt a rough hand during the past two years in the form of widespread mechanical failures in certain drives, a customer backlash over shortened warranties, and scathing [...]

June 3rd, 2013, 6:31 AM

ASUS Bets Big on Tegra 4 with Transformer Pad Infinity Refresh

For a while it looked as if Tegra 4 was going to be dead on arrival. While NVIDIA put on an impressive performance when it first launched the chip earlier this year, OEMs largely said “no thanks” and most passed on putting the SoC in their gear. Fast forward to Computex in Taipei, and its [...]

June 3rd, 2013, 6:25 AM

ASUS’ Transformer Book Trio is a Desktop, Tablet and Notebook

Though Computex doesn’t officially begin until tomorrow in Taiwan, ASUS has already announced what is sure to be one of the more innovative products of the show: the Transformer Book Trio. What makes the Transformer Book Trio interesting is its hybrid nature — hyped before the show as WeTransform — as a notebook, tablet, and [...]

June 2nd, 2013, 10:30 AM

Computex 2013: an AMD comeback, Windows 8.1 and More Tablets

What does the next year for computing hold? Well, in all likelihood you’ll find it at Computex. While January’s Consumer Electronics Show makes the case that the “big tent” expo is drifting out of relevancy, as manufacturers prefer the quiet of their own events to the cacophony of a shared space, Computex, in the heart of [...]