NEWS

November 9th, 2009, 2:29 PM

Mozilla Firefox Turns 5

On this date in 2004, Firefox was released to an online world that was extremely different from the one we know today. There was no YouTube, no Twitter, no Facebook (at least not in its current form)…it was all very Web 1.0. Things like pop-ups and viruses were accepted facts of life, and the notion [...]

November 9th, 2009, 1:32 PM

NVIDIA Takes to the Funnies in Feud with Intel

With a bitter feud between  processor corp. Intel, and graphics maker NVIDIA, recent news of the two has been littered with catcalling. While Intel has reserved itself to cloaked & calculated jabs within its press statements, NVIDIA has opted to showcase its lighter side by publishing the newspaper editorial styled cartoons about the blue giant [...]

November 9th, 2009, 12:41 PM

Noctua Announces NH-U9B Special Edition

Noctua today announced a new special edition of its popular NH-U9B premium cooler, which is renowned for providing excellent quiet cooling performance in a compact package that lends itself to use in HTPCs or smaller cases. The new NH-U9B SE2 now comes with two of Noctua’s award-winning NF-B9 92mm fans and adds support for LGA1156 [...]

November 6th, 2009, 12:41 PM

Windows 7 Boxed Units Outsell Windows Vista by 234%

It appears consumers are indeed willing to give Microsoft a second chance at creating a wonder OS, and so far it seems well received. A private research firm has published statistics comparing the “first few days” of Windows 7 sales, vs. the launch of Windows Vista. Despite the fact that Vista was the more heavily [...]

November 6th, 2009, 12:08 PM

Team Group Releases P2 IDE SSD

Speed plays a decisive role in computing. When the computer runs slowly, not only will the work progress be delayed, even our thoughts will be interrupted. Therefore, hard drives with higher speed will mean efficiency to professional graphic designers. The 2.5-inch P2 IDE Solid State Disk (SSD) from Team Technologies not only enhances the computer [...]

November 5th, 2009, 1:31 PM

PowerColor Launches Passively Cooled HD 5750

TUL Corporation, a leading manufacturer of AMD graphics cards, today introduces a passive cooling solution into the HD5700 family: SCS3 HD5750. The PowerColor SCS3 HD5750 features an effective passive cooling solution dissipating excessive heat with minimal noise. The copper base, which fully covers, the GPU through 4 copper heat pipes and 32 piece heat sink [...]

November 5th, 2009, 12:25 PM

Toshiba Introduces 320GB 1.8-inch HDD

Toshiba Corporation, the industry pioneer in small form factor hard disk drives (HDDs), today introduced a new line up of 1.8-inch HDDs with a maximum capacity of 320GB, the highest yet announced by the industry, targeted at thin and light mobile PCs and portable external hard disk drives. The new series delivers three models in [...]

November 5th, 2009, 12:12 PM

Intel Under the Microscope – Faces Antitrust Suit in North America

The New York Attorney General has hopped on the bandwagon and launched a lawsuit against Intel over its alleged antitrust actions. Intel’s business practices have been scrutinized across the globe and so far in nearly every country that it has faced accusations, it has been found guilty. Korea, Japan and most recently Europe have all [...]

November 5th, 2009, 11:35 AM

DFI MI P55-T36 First Mini ITX P55 Motherboard

While we would have thought that innovation such as this would be first seen from a company such as Asus or Gigabyte, it is DFI who is paving the way, releasing a mini-ITX board based on the Intel P55 chipset with LGA-1156 support. Mini-ITX has been gaining ground as a popular solution in the home [...]

November 4th, 2009, 12:11 PM

Active Media Eco Friendly Kola Bear USB Drives

In the past few months we have had a few of these Active Media PR’s come into our mail box, which to be truthful, were subsequently ignored. However, this one is just to cute to pass up. In case you have had an overwhelming hankering  for animal styled USB drives that are made of eco [...]