NEWS

April 27th, 2012, 9:17 AM

LG Makes Dynamic Viewing Experience Mainstream with New IPS Monitors

LG Electronics (LG) today announced the availability of a new line of monitors, the IPS4 series. These monitors feature In-Plane Switching (IPS) rather than conventional Twisted Nematic (TN) panels, allowing for superb color reproduction, exceptional picture quality and unmatched color shift-free wide viewing. Thanks to an impressively wide viewing-angle (178 degrees), the new IPS monitors [...]

April 26th, 2012, 4:43 PM

Seagate’s Board Approves Share Buyback Plan

Seagate announced Thursday afternoon that its board of directors has authorized a plan to buy back $2.5 billion of the company’s common stock, increasing the company’s total current buyback authorization to $3.5 billion. The buyback amount is equal to approximately 18% of Seagate’s market capitalization. “The repurchase authorization reflects the confidence that the Board and [...]

April 26th, 2012, 3:26 PM

Samsung Announces Super-Thin Optical Drive for Ultrabooks and Tablets

Samsung Electronics unveiled yesterday its new slim external DVD writer, the SE-218BB optical disc drive which it says will set the industry standard for ultra portable drives. “With its ultra small footprint, consumers will appreciate the SE-218BB sleek drive as an ideal companion for ultrabook users that quickly connects and is USB powered to access [...]

April 26th, 2012, 2:34 PM

Portal 2 Perpetual Testing Initiative Begins May 8

Valve, creators of best-selling game franchises (such as Half-Life and Counter-Strike) and leading technologies (such as Steam and Source), today announced the free Portal 2 DLC titled “Perpetual Testing Initiative” will be available for the PC and Mac on May 8th. The “Perpetual Testing Initiative” allows players to easily create, share, and play Portal 2 [...]

April 25th, 2012, 2:37 PM

ASUS Shatters Performance Barriers with Intel Z77 Chipset and 3rd Gen Core i7 CPUs

ASUS continues its industry lead in performance, superior design, quality and ease of use with its latest Intel Z77 chipset based motherboards. ASUS is excited to announce our Z77 line of motherboards has reached new performance heights. These include reaching the 7 GHz clock speed threshold on the ASUS P8Z77-V DELUXE motherboard, as well as [...]

April 25th, 2012, 10:52 AM

Powercolor Unveils the Radeon HD 7870 Eyefinity 6

TUL Corporation, a leading manufacturer of AMD graphics cards, today releases the only HD7870 graphics solution which can support up to 6 displays simultaneously: the PowerColor HD7870 Eyefinity 6. The latest edition optimizes multi-display Eyefinity technology, enabling up to six monitors to be operated from one card through its six mini display port onboard design. [...]

April 25th, 2012, 10:37 AM

NZXT Unveils Cryo E40 Adaptable Notebook Cooler with Moveable Fans

NZXT, a company built on realizing the dreams of gamers worldwide, is proud to announce the Cryo E40 Notebook cooler for laptops up to 15″. Cryo E40 employs a unique approach to high performance notebook cooling with 2x 80 mm moveable fans that adapt to any laptop configuration. Featuring low-powered magnetic clasps designed to be [...]

April 25th, 2012, 10:24 AM

Thermaltake Institutes the “10″ with Frio Extreme, First 10 Year Warranty CPU Cooler

Thermaltake, the leader and pioneer in PC thermal solutions, a worldwide designer and supplier of high-performance components to the PC gaming hardware market, with “delivering the perfect user experiences” as our mission and carrying the corporate vision of “building Thermaltake Technology into a cultural brand for the enjoyment of entertainment, e-Sports, technology and lifestyle.” Today [...]

April 24th, 2012, 3:18 PM

Sophos: Some Macs Carry a Chlamydia-Like Risk for Windows PCs

A new study by security researchers at Sophos Systems’ shows that Mac OS X isn’t as secure as many think, and may be a risk to Windows systems when used in the same environment. Employing the metaphor of a sexually active individual carrying Chlamydia, Sophos’ Graham Cluely explains that 20% of all Macs in the [...]

April 24th, 2012, 11:54 AM

St. John Ambulance Chooses HP to Revive Ailing Storage Network

Hewlett Packard announced in late April that St. John Ambulance has selected HP storage and server solutions to improve scalability and increase availability to support the organization’s daily operations of providing first aid services and training across Alberta. Recently, St. John Ambulance began working with HP reseller partner Metafore IT Solutions on a transition to a virtualized environment using VMware vSphere 4.0. [...]