NEWS

July 19th, 2012, 11:19 AM

Apple Appealing Court Ordered Samsung Apology Ad

Apple says it will appeal an order from a U.K court that it must publish an ‘apology’ ad to Samsung on its website and major publications stating that Samsung did not copy Apple’s design with its Galaxy series of tablets. According to Bloomberg, Judge Colin Birss of the U.K’s High Court ordered Apple to post [...]

July 18th, 2012, 5:04 PM

Microsoft Sets Windows 8 Release Date

Microsoft announced Wednesday afternoon that Windows 8 will be released on October 26. “Mark your calendar: Windows 8 will be available on October 26th, 2012,” Microsoft’s Windows account tweeted. Microsoft seems to have a preference of launching operating systems in October, as Windows 7 was launched in October of 2009. The official announcement was made [...]

July 18th, 2012, 4:31 PM

Desktop Trinity is Available,Yet Rumours Persist on Delays

DigiTimes recently filed a report which claimed that due to “production and design issues with the Trinity processors” AMD’s desktop variation of Trinity would be delayed until the fall, and launched alongside the company’s Vishera FX-series — built on the Piledriver core that is shared with Trinity. SemiAccurate’s Charlie Demerjian first reported on similar rumours in [...]

July 18th, 2012, 11:58 AM

Sapphire Takes GPU Bragging Rights With 6GB Radeon 7970

Sapphire has taken the fastest consumer grade GPU trophy from EVGA with the AMD Graphics Core Next architecture based HD 7970 6GB Toxic Edition, clocking in at 1050MHz (1100MHz via PowerTune Dynamic Boost) and 6000MHz (effective) memory. The 7970 Toxic Edition has built-in overclocking via what Sapphire calls the “Lethal Boost Button” that pushes the [...]

July 17th, 2012, 7:03 PM

Intel Has Challenging Quarter

Intel had a challenging quarter of changing consumer preferences and weak consumer demand, as its earnings report released on Tuesday showed. Intel had forecasted revenue of US$14.3-billion, with a margin of error of $500-million, for this quarter but it only came in at $13.5-billion — higher than the $13.03-billion reported a year ago at this [...]

July 17th, 2012, 1:46 PM

EA Confirms Battlefield 4, Beta Ready For Fall 2013

EA announced today that Battlefield 4 is in development, and a beta will be available in the Fall of 2013. The announcement was made as part of a promotion for Medal of Honour: WarFighter, and EA has announced that those who preorder the game will receive a beta for Battlefield 4. “Though Battlefield and Medal [...]

July 17th, 2012, 1:04 PM

Samsung Buys Parts of U.K Chip Factory CSR for $310 Million

Samsung Electronics has purchased the mobile arm of U.K chipmaker CSR for $310 million, the companies announced on Tuesday. The deal was done largely to get rights to some of CSR’s portfolio of mobile patents involving, “ handset connectivity technology” — largely CSR’s Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, FM and GPS technologies. CSR also said that Samsung has purchased [...]

July 17th, 2012, 10:06 AM

ZOTAC Unveils GeForce GT 630 and GT 640 ZONE Series Silent Graphics Cards

ZOTAC International, a global innovator and channel manufacturer of graphics cards, mainboards and mini-PCs, today ushers in a new era of quiet computing with the ZOTAC GeForce GT 640 ZONE Edition and GeForce GT 630 ZONE Edition graphics cards. The ZOTAC GeForce GT 640 ZONE Edition redefines quiet computing with a new video processing engine [...]

July 17th, 2012, 9:54 AM

Lian Li Announces PC-X2000FN Slim EATX Chassis

Lian-Li Industrial Co. Ltd, today announces a tall, slim brushed aluminum EATX supported chassis – PC-X2000FN. The PC-X2000FN keeps DIY builder’s hardware neat and organized in the interior with its three separate compartments, while having a sleek, elegant feel on the outside thanks to the one-piece front panel with no visible vents on holes. 693mm [...]

July 16th, 2012, 11:44 PM

EVGA Celebrates its 13th Anniversary With $70,000 Sweepstakes

EVGA is celebrating its 13th Anniversary and the way we like to do that is by thanking our community and giving away tons of prizes for participating in tons of games. We have so many prizes to giveaway that the list is too long to include here… but they all add up to more than an incredible [...]