June 10th, 2009, 8:45 AM

Intel Ups The Ante with Skulltrail 2

With AMD’s upcomming ‘Istanbul’ CPU’s , Intel has remained quiet in the background. That was until Computex – multi CPU computing just got a whole lot more interesting; enter Skulltrail 2. Although still in the rumor stages, one can only imagine the capabilities this latest Skulltrail can provide. With support for the planned Nehalem-EX ‘Octo-Core’ Processor [...]

June 10th, 2009, 8:41 AM

GLOBALFOUNDRIES Takes Final Steps Towards Fab 2 Groundbreaking

Officially released into the wild only a few months ago, AMD semiconductor manufacturing company, GLOBALFOUNDRIES is adding its very own second official foundry on United States soil. GLOBALFOUNDRIES today announced it has issued the formal commitment letter to the State of New York for the construction of the Fab 2 project at the Luther Forest [...]

June 10th, 2009, 12:05 AM

Honey, I Shrunk the Case – Antec Mini Skeleton-90

Antec, Inc,  announces the Mini Skeleton-90, the Mini-ITX model of Antec’s popular Skeleton case. The Mini Skeleton-90 is the first open-air enclosure designed exclusively for Mini-ITX motherboards, and offers unique cooling, flexibility and style for small form factor systems. Providing high levels of cooling, the Mini Skeleton-90 features a top-mounted 150mm TriCool™ blue LED fan [...]

June 9th, 2009, 6:11 PM

OCZ Making SSD Affordable with New Agility Series Drives

OCZ Technology  has released the OCZ Agility SATA II 2.5” Solid State Drive (SSD) Series, an affordable offering for mainstream notebook and desktop users demanding the latest technology in this fast-developing sector of the storage market. OCZ continues to place solid state technology within reach of the average consumer, and delivers on the promise of [...]

June 9th, 2009, 10:59 AM

NEC Offers Two New 24-Inch LCDs for High-End Applications

NEC announced the new MultiSync LCD2490WUXi and LCD2490W2-BK-SV with NEC’s SpectraViewII Color Calibration Solution. These two high-performance desktop displays are ideal for graphic arts, desktop publishing, photography, medical imaging and other professional applications. Joining the award-winning MultiSync 90 Series and SpectraViewII Series respectively, the LCD2490WUXi² and LCD2490W2-BK-SV displays offer a multitude of innovative technologies, leading-edge capabilities and ergonomic design functions. [...]

June 9th, 2009, 10:14 AM

EVGA – A Graphics Solution For The Mac User Too!

EVGA, a leading graphics solution provider has finally released a product that will make Mac users worldwide rejoice. The GTX 285 Mac Edition! Announced in late April, it turns out the rumours are true; EVGA has finally released the GTX 285 Mac Edition graphics card, which currently is the top end of the GPU spectrum [...]

June 9th, 2009, 8:32 AM

WD Unveils World’s First 4 TB External Hard Drive

Western Digital has introduced its new 4 terabyte capacity My Book(R) Studio Edition(TM) II dual-drive storage systems, which are designed to seamlessly work with Mac(R) computers and provide an ideal blend of high performance and power conservation. The new My Book Studio Edition II dual-drive storage systems are available now at select retailers. Compatible with Apple(R) [...]

June 9th, 2009, 8:20 AM

Thermalright Cyclone – Has Their Own TRUE Met Its Match?

Thermalright, a name alone that conjurers images of towering coolers and pure performance. Their tradition lives on with another innovation in the aftermarket cooling arena. Simply called Cyclone, it brings a new contender that stands to eclipse their own longtime champion, the TRUE (Thermalright ULTRA-120 Extreme) Featuring 6 Heatpipes and a dense array of fins, this [...]

June 8th, 2009, 1:04 PM

Intel Pursuing WiMAX in Japan with Purchase of UQ Communcations

Intel has been pulling out the stops in its attempts to market the emerging WiMAX technology, which has been fraught with coverage and expense problems. One of the largest issues surrounding the system is the fact that it just doesn’t have the coverage that it needs in major centres  to be a completely wireless, go [...]

June 8th, 2009, 12:08 PM

Microsoft Windows 7 Box Art Sneak Peek

Well, just in case you were concerned with how pretty your new Windows 7 packaging was going to be, Microsoft has listed the product on its online store, devoid of the most important detail – price. They say don’t judge a book by its cover (how did you not see this analogy coming?). Well the [...]