NEWS

May 4th, 2012, 12:56 PM

Web Video Pioneer Revision 3 Purchased By Cable Giant

Revision 3, the company that once championed it was the evolution of video programming as the first ‘post-cable’ television network, has been bought by cable giant Discovery Communications. Although the exact terms of the deal were not disclosed, AllThingsDigital reported that Discovery Communications paid approximately $30 million for the web video producer. “Discovery’s mission to [...]

May 4th, 2012, 11:12 AM

AMD Picks Former Dell CMO as New VP Marketing

AMD announced today that it had appointed the former Chief Marketing Officer of Dell, Colette LaForce, to helm its marketing operations and serve as a Senior Vice President. The position of Chief Marketing Officer has been vacant since December, when former CMO Nigel Dessau left the company. It is unclear whether Mr. Dessau left AMD [...]

May 4th, 2012, 10:34 AM

PowerColor Announces HD7800 Own Design Series

TUL Corporation, a leading manufacturer of AMD graphic cards, today releases its own design edition of HD7800 series: the PowerColor HD7870 and HD7850. The latest HD7800 series packed with selected power kit and efficient cooling system; with solid components onboard, easily enhancing the stability and thermal capacity, delivering truly rich and stunning HD performance with [...]

May 3rd, 2012, 4:11 PM

Blackberry World Conference Wrap: Is Blackberry 10 RIM’s Saviour?

As Research in Motion prepares for what could be its final battle against Apple and Android with Blackberry 10, the company’s stock price has slipped to a level not seen since December 2003 because of mixed reaction to RIM’s offerings at the Blackberry World conference. RIM’s shares lost approximately 5% of its value during in [...]

May 3rd, 2012, 12:44 PM

Samsung Launches Galaxy S III at Splashy London Event

A day after multiple market research reports indicate that Samsung is the new smartphone leader, and on the eve on RIM’s last attempt to remain relevant in the smartphone game with the launch of their new Blackberry OS, Samsung has unveiled what they hope will be their kingmaker – the Galaxy S III. Featuring a [...]

May 3rd, 2012, 11:36 AM

Lian Li Introduces an Upgraded Mini-ITX HTPC Case – PC-Q09FN

Lian Li today announces their new brushed aluminum mini-ITX HTPC case, PC-Q09FN. The more roomy PC-Q09FN improves upon its predecessors, the PC-Q09 and PC-Q09F, with more hard drive storage capacity and improved cooling. With the upgraded dimensions of 11.65” x 5.51” x 7.48” WxHxD (296mm x 140mm x 190mm), the PC-Q09FN gives DIY computers builders the space [...]

May 3rd, 2012, 11:25 AM

Corsair Adds Hyper-Efficent Cooling Fans to Product Line

Corsair, a worldwide designer and supplier of high-performance components to the PC gaming hardware market, today announced the new Air Series line of PC cooling fans. Unlike most other PC fans in the market, Corsair Air Series fans are offered in airflow and static pressure models, each specifically optimized for specific PC cooling roles. Air [...]

May 2nd, 2012, 1:44 PM

Reminder: GTX 690 Review LIVE Tomorrow @ 9AM EST / 6AM PST

This is a friendly reminder to our readers that the launch time for the GTX 690 IS NOT the typical midnight affair we’re used to. As was discussed in our original preview, we will be publishing our review tomorrow morning @ 9AM EST / 6AM PST, to coincide with NVIDIA’s official GTX 690 launch timeframe. [...]

May 2nd, 2012, 1:15 PM

AMD Announces Partnership With GameFly

AMD today announced an agreement with GameFly, Inc., to give gamers who leverage the quality and performance of AMD CPUs and APUs easier access to GameFly’s leading online video game rental and PC download services for a limited time. Gamers purchasing select AMD A-Series APUs, AMD Athlon II CPUs, AMD Phenom II CPUs or AMD [...]

May 2nd, 2012, 1:14 PM

MegaUpload Saga Nears Conclusion: ‘Dotcom’ Wins Back Some Assets

As the case against Kim “Kim Dotcom” Schmitz collapses, the former cyberlocker tycoon has won back some of his assets in court that were seized in a January raid. Mr. Schmitz will have nearly $1 million in cash and cars returned to him that had been confiscated after he was arrested, including his Mercedes-Benz G55AMG [...]