NEWS

September 17th, 2012, 2:51 PM

OCZ CEO Leaves Company in Apparent Ousting

OCZ Technology announced today that its Board of Directors has appointed Alex Mei, Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, as Interim CEO in wake of the resignation of former CEO Ryan Petersen. “I am very pleased to have transitioned the Company from a niche developer, manufacturer, and seller of high-performance DRAM memory modules to [...]

September 17th, 2012, 12:01 AM

Updated: NVIDIA Rocked by Mobile Chief’s Departure

Updated at 2:25 pm The man who presided over NVIDIA’s successful foray into the mobile chips business, the company confirmed Friday. As reported by the Wall Street Journal, Mike Rayfield, general manager of NVIDIA’s mobile business unit has left NVIDIA after reportedly receiving an offer from another company (though details have not yet been disclosed). [...]

September 13th, 2012, 6:05 AM

NVIDIA Launches Mainstream GTX 650 Graphics Card @ $109

Alongside today’s launch of the $229 GTX 660, NVIDIA will also be introducing the GTX 650, a mainstream product priced at just $109. The GTX 650 is a relatively straightforward card which is designed around NVIDIA’s GK107 core and is meant to compete against AMD’s HD 7750 in the entry level market.  At this point, [...]

September 12th, 2012, 3:46 PM

With the iPhone 5, Apple Proves its Future is in Incrementalism

A company that once dominated the smartphone marketplace with breathtaking revolutions in user interface paradigms and industrial design proved Tuesday morning it has now been consigned to 24-month cycle of evolutionary incrementalism. The launch of Apple’s iPhone 5 had as much splash of events of yore, except for the fact that it was missing one [...]

September 11th, 2012, 11:42 AM

AMD’s Gaming Evolved Program Snags ‘Far Cry 3′

With addition of Far Cry 3 to its stable of games, AMD’s Gaming Evolved initiative is receiving yet another huge boost.   In the past, this program wasn’t particularly popular but with many triple-A titles like Bioshock Infinite, Tomb Raider, Hitman: Absolution and Medal of Honor:  Warfighter now jumping onto the Gaming Evolved bandwagon, things are [...]

September 11th, 2012, 5:37 AM

Steam’s Big Picture Beta Now Available

Steam’s new Big Picture mode lets gamers access all of their favorite Steam games on a television. With the press of a button, Steam displays a new full-screen user interface optimized for readability and interaction on TV. Big Picture has been designed to be used with a traditional game controller, while also fully supporting keyboard [...]

September 11th, 2012, 5:32 AM

Rosewill Releases RK-9100 Gaming Keyboard w/ Cherry MX Switches

Rosewill has announced the newest member Rosewill RK-9000 mechanical keyboard family; making its world debut is the new Illuminated RK-9100 series mechanical keyboards. You can now type away for hours in the dark while keeping your swagger.   The current RK-9000 series has 4 models which feature the Cherry MX Blue (RK-9000), Brown (RK-9000BR), Black [...]

September 10th, 2012, 10:41 AM

EVGA Announces Z77 FTW, Z77 Stinger & Z75 SLI Motherboards

EVGA has announced a new range of Z77 and Z75 motherboards, including the overclocker-oriented Z77FTW, the small yet capable mini ITX Z77 Stinger and the budget friendly Z75 SLI.   Below is EVGA’s full press release.  The EVGA Z77 and Z75 motherboards offer the perfect combination of performance and features, delivering a solution that is designed for the [...]

September 10th, 2012, 10:13 AM

BitFenix Unveils $99 Ghost Silent PC Case

Equipped with an all new silencing material while supporting high-end hardware such as water cooling radiators and long graphics cards, BitFenix’s Ghost is the silent PC chassis that packs a serious punch.  At just $99 it should also compete extremely well against competitors from Corsair, Cooler Master and Thermaltake.  “After changing the way people think [...]

September 10th, 2012, 8:32 AM

Arctic Announces Massive Accelero Twin Turbo 690

For those who think the $1000 GTX 690’s heatsink isn’t enough, Arctic has announced their new Accelero Twin Turbo 690.   Sporting two massive, yet quiet 120mm fans, ten heatpipes and 86 dense aluminum fins, the Twin Turbo 690 can disperse up to 400W of heat.  As a result, it is supposed to shave off 12°C [...]