NEWS

August 24th, 2012, 10:22 AM

Hardware Canucks’ Sources Vindicated, PowerColor Releases Dual-GPU 7990

As Hardware Canucks’ sources correctly said earlier this week, PowerColor today launched the dual-Tahiti XT GPU sporting Devil 13 HD7990. These dual-Tahiti XT GPUs are clocked at 925MHz and the 6GB of GDDR5 memory runs at 1,375MHz. Flipping the dual-BIOS switch brings the beast to 1 GHz. The Devil 13 has 10 heatpipes and 3 [...]

August 23rd, 2012, 3:16 PM

HP Posts Mega-Loss, Plots Long Recovery

The takeaway from HP’s quarterly posting of a mega-loss of $8.9 billion is that the company is “still in a turnaround”, according to CEO Meg Whitman. Ms. Whitman, the company’s sixth CEO in seven years, told investors and analysts on a conference call, “During the quarter we took important steps to focus on strategic priorities, [...]

August 23rd, 2012, 1:00 PM

Is Samsung Not Making the Screen for the Next iPhone?

According to sources that have spoken to Reuters and Bloomberg, LG has begun the production of a new thin LCD screen with touch screen sensors that may be the display for the new iPhone. “We just began mass production and we don’t expect any disruption in supplies,” Han Sang-beom, chief executive of LG Display, a [...]

August 23rd, 2012, 11:44 AM

ASRock Releases Z77 OC Motherboard, GELID Solutions Rolls Out Cooler Solution

Two interesting announcements came down the wire earlier this week: ASRock released an OC-oriented motherboard designed by OC master Nick Shih, and Gelid Solutions released a thermal paste for said motherboard also designed by Mr. Shih. Here’s ASRock’s announcing press release: Global top3 motherboard manufacturer, ASRock Inc., today excited to release its first OC-oriented mobo [...]

August 23rd, 2012, 10:59 AM

Microsoft Unveils New Logo

For the first time in a quarter-century, Microsoft has a new logo. With Windows 8 launching in just over two months, Microsoft has decided to rework its logo to remove the wavy edges in favour of straight lines and add a simple 4-colour tile that channels the look of the user interface formerly known as [...]

August 22nd, 2012, 4:58 PM

PowerColor to Launch Dual GPU HD 7990 Very Soon?

Hardware Canucks’ web of industry contacts has been abuzz today with information that PowerColor could be launching a supposed dual HD 7970 card named the HD 7990 as early as tomorrow, at a price of about $999. While there may still be some confusion among industry sources, after a certain amount of poking and prodding, certain [...]

August 22nd, 2012, 1:42 PM

ZOTAC Announces ZOTAC ZBOX Nano AD12 series

ZOTAC International, a global innovator and channel manufacturer of graphics cards, mainboards and mini-PCs, today refreshes the ZBOX nano with AMD Radeon HD 7340 graphics processing capabilities. The latest ZOTAC ZBOX nano with AMD Radeon HD 7340 graphics boosts graphics and CPU processing capabilities while maintaining energy efficiency to create a palm-sized home theater PC [...]

August 22nd, 2012, 1:01 PM

UPDATED: Rockstar Posts GTA V Teaser Screenshots

Updated with more screenshots released on Wednesday by Rockstar.  Rockstar posted a trio of screenshots from GTA V early today, hinting at what gamers can expect from the upcoming title, but disappointing many with the lack of details as the screenshots are intentionally nondescript. Released as a gallery entitled “Transport”, these screenshots — which look [...]

August 22nd, 2012, 12:45 PM

Apple v. Samsung Concludes and the Case Goes to Jury

The 50 hours of testimony and exhibits of Apple v. Samsung — which will have ramifications as significant as United States v. Microsoft — wrapped up yesterday with closing arguments from both sides moving the case to jury for deliberation. As Apple’s lawyer, Harold McElhinny, argued in his closing statements, the case’s genesis is in [...]

August 22nd, 2012, 10:57 AM

EVGA Announces the EVGA SuperNOVA NEX1500 Classified Power Supply

The EVGA SuperNOVA NEX1500 Classified is the ultimate enthusiast power supply. Designed to support the toughest hardware, the EVGA NEX1500 Classified supports ground-breaking new features like SuperNOVA enthusiast software control, Overclock Mode that increases the maximum power output up to 1650W*, and fully modular, individually sleeved cables. You can also count on EVGA to provide the utmost [...]