NEWS

November 19th, 2012, 5:16 PM

Diamond Multimedia Announces the TAB360, a Pivoting Stand for the iPad mini, Android and Windows Tablets

Diamond Multimedia, a manufacturer of the bestselling GC1000 game capture device for PC and other popular multimedia products, announced today the TAB360, a universal multimedia stand for iPad, iPad mini, Android and Windows 8 tablets. Fitting tablets of varying sizes from 7″ to 10.1″, the TAB360 is a triple threat, providing a versatile, 360-degree rotating [...]

November 14th, 2012, 7:37 AM

Microsoft Pushing Gamers to Upgrade? DirectX 11.1 to be Windows 8 Exclusive

In a post on the MSDN forums, Microsoft has confirmed that Direct X 11.1 will only be available on the Windows 8 operating system.  Back when Windows 7 was released, gamers were introduced to the wonders of Microsoft’s DirectX 11 API but customers who had previously invested in Windows Vista weren’t left out in the [...]

November 13th, 2012, 11:01 AM

NZXT Launches Respire T20 & T40 CPU Coolers

By utilizing Seamless Direct Touch heatpipes and a number of other innovations, NZXT is hoping their new Respire CPU coolers can overcome the competition.  At first glance, there really isn’t anything special about NZXT’s Respire T20 and Respire T40. Their tower-style designs, large aluminum fin arrays, 120mm fan mounts and copper base plates can be [...]

November 13th, 2012, 10:35 AM

Windows Boss Steven Sinofsky Leaves Microsoft

The man who presided over Microsoft’s Windows division during the launch of Windows 8 left the company unexpectedly this morning, “effective immediately”. Considering the recent launch of Windows 8, and the critical praise the Surface has received, Steven Sinofsky’s departure may come as a surprise to many. However, to Microsoft watchers, this departure was expected as [...]

November 13th, 2012, 7:38 AM

NVIDIA Releases New 310.54 Driver, Up to 16% Performance Improvement for Kepler

Hot on the heels of AMD’s stunning 12.11 release, NVIDIA has now introduced the new 310.54 beta driver, supposedly improving Kepler performance by up to 26% in certain games. In order to compete against AMD’s surging driver development program, NVIDIA is stepping up to the plate by offering their GeForce customers something similar.  While the [...]

November 13th, 2012, 6:35 AM

Kingston HyperX Beast Takes Memory Capacity to the Next Level

By using ultra high density modules, Kingston’s new HyperX Beast series of enthusiast memory is able to offer capacities of up to 64GB alongside striking good looks and 2400MHz frequencies.  With DRAM prices remaining at historically low levels, manufacturers have continued to push memory capacities and speeds.   Currently, the X79 platform is the battleground of [...]

November 1st, 2012, 5:47 AM

Danger Den to Close its Doors, Cuts Prices by 75%

After being in the business of supplying PC enthusiasts for over a decade, water cooling product manufacturer Danger Den is in the process of closing its doors and winding down operations.   Long thought of as a pioneer in the water cooling business, Danger Den has announced that its time as a leading manufacturer of [...]

October 30th, 2012, 11:13 PM

All is not well in the House of Apple

Technology-juggernaut Apple has been rocked by a series of firings in the aftermath of the botched release of iOS 6. According to a report by Reuters long time Apple executive, and top lieutenant to Steve Jobs, Scott Forstall has been forced out by CEO Tim Cook because of his apparent refusal to take responsibility for [...]

October 29th, 2012, 12:21 PM

Intel’s New 335 Series SSD Arrives

Combining high performance with an affordable price, Intel’s new 335 Series 240GB SSD looks to take the market by storm.   Intel’s SSD products have typically been some of the most respected in the industry and their 335 series looks to continue that tradition.  Priced at just $184, the 240GB drive (at this time, additional capacities [...]

October 29th, 2012, 11:14 AM

Google Launches Nexus 10 Tablet; An iPad Competitor at Just $399

 The latest addition to Google’s Nexus family has finally arrived in the form of a $399 10.1” tabled dubbed the Nexus 10.   In an effort to capitalize upon their wildly successful Nexus 7, Google has now introduced the so-called Nexus 10, a larger 10.1” tablet that has an envious feature set.  Produced by Samsung and [...]