NEWS

July 5th, 2010, 11:04 AM

Best Buy Employee Suspended Over Comical iPhone 4 Video

The hit iPhone 4 vs HTC Evo video, a satire about Apple phone customers, has become the latest geeky Internet sensation, already making its way around the Hardware Canucks forum. Unfortunately, while nearly 3 million viewers (at the time of posting)  seem to enjoy it, Best Buy does not. Brian Maupin, the creator of the [...]

July 2nd, 2010, 3:38 PM

G-Skill Extends Phoenix SSD Warranty to 3 Years

As we noted in our recent G-Skill Phoenix SSD review , G-skill’s  warranty has been a bit of a hindrance for those contemplating the companies products. However, they have now stepped up and will be offering the industry standard 3 year after sales support. G.Skill International Co. Ltd.,  has today announced the warranty extension of [...]

July 2nd, 2010, 10:10 AM

Scythe Launches Ninja 3 Performance CPU Cooler

The Japanese cooling specialist Scythe Co., Ltd. (Tokyo, Japan) officially announces the long-awaited successor of the Ninja 2 Rev. B CPU Cooler. New Scythe Ninja 3 CPU cooler, which was already shown at CeBIT 2010 in March 2010, offers the revised design as well as better performance than its predecessor for both active and passive [...]

July 2nd, 2010, 9:55 AM

NZXT Debuts Sentry LXE High Performance Fan Controller with Intuitive Touch Screen

NZXT, a company built on realizing the dreams of gamers worldwide, is proud to announce the Sentry LXE, a high performance external fan controller with an intuitive touch screen. Its unique patent-pending PCI card interface desktop design allows effortless control without having to reach underneath the desk to configure the settings. Some of the additional [...]

July 2nd, 2010, 9:52 AM

Corsair Launches Single Rank Ultra-High-Speed DDR3 DIMMs

Corsair , a worldwide designer and supplier of high-performance components to the PC gaming hardware market, today announced the launch of Dominator GT GTX6 DDR3 memory, an ultra-high-speed PC3-21000 single-rank 1GB DDR3 DIMM. These modules are among the fastest available in the world today, and are designed for CPU and memory benchmarking as well as [...]

June 30th, 2010, 11:05 AM

MSI Launches Two Fuzion Motherboards for Intel and AMD

MSI is continuing the roll out of its Fuzion motherboards with the Lucidlogix’s Hydra 200 chip starting with the P55A Fuzion & 870A Fuzion motherboards. The Lucid Hydra chip allow for “non-identical cross-vendor multi-GPU processing”, in layman’s terms, almost any combination of NVIDIA and/or ATI based graphics cards can be installed on the same system [...]

June 30th, 2010, 10:40 AM

Spire Releases USB Powered Heating Stone

We’ve seen everything powered by USB, from single drink fridges to humping dogs, however the latest product by Spire, could be in the running as one of the most useless USB devices available. The company wants to make your office a  little more zen with its USB powered plastic hot rock. The official press release [...]

June 29th, 2010, 1:57 PM

Seagate Breaks Capacity Ceiling With 3TB External Desktop Drive

Putting more terabytes in the hands of consumers worldwide, Seagate, the leader in hard drives and storage solutions, today announced the world’s first 3 Terabyte (TB) external desktop drive. Available immediately, the 3TB FreeAgent GoFlex Desk external hard drive helps to meet the explosive worldwide demand for digital content storage in both the home and [...]

June 29th, 2010, 11:45 AM

NVIDIA 3D Vision Surround Support with 258.69 Beta Driver

NVIDIA’s 3D Vision Surround is now enabled for certain GPU setups through publicly available beta drivers, the 258.69′s. Users can now experience 3D through up to three monitors with select GTX 400 and GTX 200 series graphics cards. To view the system requirements for 3D Vision Surround, check here. The beta drivers also improve performance [...]

June 29th, 2010, 11:32 AM

DRAM Makers Agree to Antitrust Settlement in US

After being fined $408 Million for a price fixing scheme by the EU, last week six DRAM manufacturer’s have reached a settlement in a similar antitrust case with 33 US States. The six companies, Micron, NEC, Elpida, Hynix, Infineon and Mosel Vitelic  were a part of a group accused of participating in a price-fixing cartel [...]