NEWS

January 7th, 2013, 9:48 PM

Qualcomm Launches the Next-Gen Snapdragon 600 & 800

With the surprise appearance of a CEO from a company that claimed to have moved on from the Consumer Electronics Show, Qualcomm launched the next generation of Snapdragon chips — the Snapdragon 600, and 800. With Qualcomm’s new flagship mobile chip, the Snapdragon 800, Qualcomm’s CEO, Paul Jacobs, says the new chip will offer a [...]

January 7th, 2013, 12:24 PM

Lenovo’s 11.6” ThinkPad Helix, the First “Rip and Flip” Mini Ultrabook

Lenovo’s unique “Rip and Flip” design allows the new ThinkPad Helix to become a tablet, slate, presentation station or notebook.  Netbooks have been pronounced dead for the better part of two years now but according to Lenovo, they’re still around and better than ever.  Dubbed a “Mini Ultrabook” the 11.6” ThinkPad Helix features a ground [...]

January 7th, 2013, 9:59 AM

ASUS Releases ARES II Graphics Card w/ Dual HD 7970 GHz Cores

Featuring dual AMD Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition GPUs, 6GB GDDR5 memory and a liquid/air cooling system the ARES II redefines graphic performance. AMD never did release their rumored HD 7990 but they have left designs for dual HD 7970 designs in the hands of their capable board partners.  PowerColor was first out of the [...]

January 7th, 2013, 8:10 AM

Kingston Introduces Massive DataTraveller HyperX Predator 1TB Flash Drive

Kingston is about to push flash drive capacity to its limit with a 1TB version of their ultra fast DataTraveller HyperX Predator line. Flash drives rarely make it into the spotlight but Kingston will be changing that at CES 2013.  While many of us remember the days when 256MB thumb drives were the norm, due [...]

January 7th, 2013, 5:00 AM

Acer Extends AcerCloud to Top Three Operating Systems

Acer today announced cross-platform support for AcerCloud, the company’s file sharing and media management solution, free to Acer customers. Consumers can now share, retrieve and enjoy their multimedia and data files using a variety of computing devices, regardless of which operating system they are running – Windows, Android or iOS. AcerCloud uses the free space [...]

January 6th, 2013, 10:43 PM

Project Shield, NVIDIA’s Upcoming Handheld Game Console

Project Shield.  It sounds like something out of a Marvel comic but this is actually NVIDIA’s latest creation.  A handheld, mobile game console that is so much more. Tonight, before NVIDIA’s CEO Jen-Hsun Huang stepped onto the CES stage to deliver his opening keynote, we were told there would be some surprises.  A new GeForce [...]

January 6th, 2013, 9:48 PM

NVIDIA Officially Launches Tegra 4

Calling it one of the “worst kept secrets” in the industry, NVIDIA CEO Jen Hsun Huang launched the Tegra 4 system on a chip at his company’s CES press conference Sunday night. Initially, NVIDA’s first and second generation Tegra chips failed to generate much in the way of manufacturer support, being utilized in only a [...]

January 6th, 2013, 7:36 PM

Seagate Launches Wireless Plus and Seagate Central at CES

Seagate launched two storage and streaming centric products at CES today: the Seagate Central and Seagate Wireless Plus. The Seagate Central is a NAS solution for the home that allows streaming to DLNA compatible devices, such as Samsung Smart TVs. According to press materials, it also ships with an app that allows streaming of content [...]

January 6th, 2013, 6:50 PM

Major Announcement Coming Tonight at 8PM PST From NVIDIA

NVIDIA’s CEO, Jen Hsun Huang, is set to make a major announcement from CES at 8PM PST. The Livestream is below. Check Hardware Canucks after for full coverage. Watch live video from nvidiaofficial on www.twitch.tv

January 6th, 2013, 5:31 PM

Lenovo Shows Their Gaming Side With The Erazer X700 Desktop

Lenovo, a company that’s certainly not known for their gaming chops have stunned the crowd at CES with the Erazer X700, a purebred gaming desktop.   The Erazer X700 is meant to target the likes of Dell’s Alienware division by offering gamers a prebuilt, high spec rig that should power through the latest titles.  Unfortunately, [...]