NEWS

June 7th, 2012, 11:03 PM

Desktop Trinity a No-Show at Computex 2012

As predicted by numerous industry pundits, due to delays the desktop version of AMD’s Trinity APU is a no-show at Computex. Originally projected for an August launch, the desktop version of Trinity is now expected in September-October. SemiAccurate’s Charlie Demerjian first reported on the delay in early June, followed by TechEye. Benchmarks done to date indicate that [...]

June 7th, 2012, 4:30 PM

Acer’s $200 Tablet Could be a Game Changer

For Android manufactures, cutting through the cacophony of tablets present at this year’s Computex is proving to be a challenge as the discussion is focused around the Windows 8 offerings from the major OEMs. Acer, however, could very well change that by beating most manufacturers’ price points. Spotted on the Computex expo floor, the 7-inch [...]

June 7th, 2012, 11:41 AM

AMD Offers Alternative to Ultrabooks With Trinity Powered Laptop-Tablet Hybrid

For AMD, Intel’s ultrabooks are not an Ivy Bridge too far. In addition to launching its new line of Brazos chips at their Wednesday press conference, AMD also showed off what it hopes will be its ultrabook-killer: a laptop-tablet hybrid powered by AMD’s recently announced Trinity APU. What defines the device as a laptop-tablet hybrid [...]

June 7th, 2012, 7:35 AM

Lenovo’s Windows 8 ThinkPad Tablet Shown Off at Computex

At last year’s Computex Microsoft first introduced Windows 8 to the world, teasing those in attendance with a glimpse of the new heterogeneous OS and its refashioned UI. This year’s event is Windows 8’s coming out party. Lenovo has a big showing at Computex this year, and is debuting their first Windows 8 tablet under [...]

June 7th, 2012, 5:00 AM

Acer Introduces New Aspire V5 Series Notebooks in Canada

Acer Canada today announced the Aspire V5 series, a new range of thin and light notebooks for students and budget-conscious consumers looking for impressive performance, style and full-featured mobility. The Aspire V5 Series are 30 percent slimmer than previous value-based notebooks, making them extremely easy to handle on the go. Available in two display sizes, the [...]

June 6th, 2012, 12:49 PM

AMD Launches Brazos 2.0

Welcoming the world to the “age of acceleration”, AMD launched its new E-series APU – known as Brazos 2.0 – at a press conference at Computex hosted by CEO Rory Read and AMD’s general manager of global business units Lisa Su. “In 2011, we showed the industry you could get discrete-level GPU power in a [...]

June 6th, 2012, 10:11 AM

G.SKILL Shows Off “Largest & Fastest ” DDR3 Memory System at Computex

G.SKILL just dropped a note in the HWC mailbox letting us know that they are showing off a machine at Computex that has a whopping 96GB of system memory. Of course this memory is the latest and greatest G.SKILL has to offer on a top-tier motherboard: 96GB of RipjawsZ DDR3 1600MHz running nicely on a [...]

June 6th, 2012, 9:41 AM

ADATA Presents New Product Naming System at COMPUTEX

ADATA Technology today announced its new product naming system as well as a complete range of new storage products at COMPUTEX Taipei 2012. ADATA continues its role as an industry trend-setter with the introduction of new product series names that closely connect the company’s products to consumers’ daily lives. Concurrently, the booth theme “The Dash [...]

June 6th, 2012, 12:54 AM

MSI at Computex 2012

Computex 2012 is in full swing this week, and as expected MSI has a pretty significant showing. Check out these photos from their booths at the show.  

June 5th, 2012, 5:30 PM

Gigabyte Hypes Ultrabooks with GeForce GPUs

Most P.C gamers who want to game on the go expect to lug around a desktop replacement laptop: unwieldy mammoths that have power similar to a desktop. NVIDIA and Gigabyte have a solution to ameliorate this problem:  putting the GeForce GT 600M GPUs into Gigabyte’s latest Ivy Bridge powered Ultrabooks. Gigabyte first showed off some [...]