NEWS

June 18th, 2010, 10:49 AM

OCZ Announces New 1.8 Inch SSDs for Mobile Systems

OCZ Technology Group, Inc., a leading provider of high-performance solid-state drives (SSDs) and memory modules for computing devices and systems, launches 1.8 inch Solid State Drives (SSD) to offer a storage upgrade for the thin and light market. With a smaller footprint, OCZ 1.8 inch drives still deliver the reliability and performance demanded by high-end [...]

June 17th, 2010, 2:40 PM

Tritton Wireless AX 180 Univesal Gaming Headset Revealed

Mad Catz Interactive, Inc  today announced the launch of the AX 180 wireless gaming headset being launched under the Company’s TRITTON gaming audio brand. Based upon the critically-acclaimed wired AX 180, the new wireless TRITTON headset uses 2.4GHz wireless technology to free gamers from wired constraints, allowing total immersion and freedom of movement, while providing [...]

June 17th, 2010, 2:25 PM

Corsair Announces 16GB Flash Padlock 2 Secure USB Drive

Corsair, a worldwide designer and supplier of high-performance components to the PC gaming hardware market, today announced the addition of a 16GB model to its Flash Padlock 2 line of secure USB flash drives. With 16GB of flash memory, the newest Padlock doubles the amount of secure storage from the previous version. The Flash Padlock [...]

June 16th, 2010, 2:08 PM

ATI Catalyst 10.6 WHQL Drivers Released

The June version of ATI’s Catalyst drivers have been released and bring a few updates for improved video playback as well as some minor game specific improvements. DRIVER DOWNLOAD: http://sites.amd.com/us/game/downloads/Pages/downloads.aspx Highlights of the ATI Catalyst™ 10.6 Windows release includes: GPU acceleration of H.264 video content using Adobe® Flash Player 10.1 AMD GPU acceleration of Adobe® [...]

June 16th, 2010, 12:52 PM

Microsoft Office 2010 Launched

Microsoft has officially released the next generation of its Office software, with Microsoft Office 2010. Finally moving out of beta, Microsoft will begin shipping select Office 2010 retail packages world wide; these include Office Home and Student 2010, Office Home and Business 2010 and Office Professional 2010. The wide variety of consumer available office packages [...]

June 16th, 2010, 12:28 PM

Thermalright Releasing Venomous X Black Edition Cooler

The latest Thermalright cooler, the Venomoux-X, review by Hardware Canucks here, is getting a bit of a make over and being released in an all black version. It now features black nickel plating on every piece of exposed metal, making for a great new look. The cooler will retain the exact same properties as the [...]

June 15th, 2010, 2:44 PM

Valve Announces Portal 2 and Steamworks for the PS3

Valve, creators of best-selling game franchises and leading technologies, today announced that it will deliver Portal 2 on the PlayStation 3 platform simultaneously with previously announced platforms. The PlayStation 3 version of Portal 2 will be the only console version to include Steamworks. “When the PlayStation 3 was introduced, I was the one of the [...]

June 15th, 2010, 1:48 PM

NVIDIA Releases GeForce 257.21 WHQL Drivers

NVIDIA has released its next set of GeForce 257.21 WHQL Certified drivers which unifies the previous method of having two separate sets of driver packages. With the 257 series and onwards, NVIDIA will be releasing just a single driver package that supports the GTX 400 series, as well as the GeForce 6 through GTX 300 [...]

June 14th, 2010, 6:11 PM

Toshiba Introduces First Notebook With 3D Blu-Ray Capability

Initially launching in July in the Japanese market, this notebook will be the first of its kind, playing 3D Blu-Ray and PC gaming titles in their full glory. Toshiba Corporation today announced the introduction of the industry’s first notebook PC featuring playback of 3D content in the Blu-ray 3D™ format. The new “dynabook TX/98MBL” will be [...]

June 14th, 2010, 2:59 PM

Xbox 360 Kinect Revealed and Launch Date Officially Announced

Project Natal, announced at last years (2009) E3 event, was heralded by developer, Microsoft, as the next generation of console gaming, welcoming gamers to a completely controller free gaming experience. At this year’s E3, the company has finally given consumers the hard launch date, just in time for Christmas November 4th 2010, and provided the [...]