NEWS

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. [...]

April 24th, 2012, 11:13 AM

G.SKILL Announces TridentX DDR3 Memory Kit

G.SKILL  has announced the new TridentX DDR3 memory kit for 3rd Generation Intel Core Processors and Z77 platform. Designed for overclocking enthusiasts, the TridentX series includes a complete lineup of extreme performance DDR3 memory, starting from 2400MHz 8GB to 2800MHz 16GB. The following screens show the TridentX 2800MHz 16GB kit has successfully achieved DDR3 3320MHz [...]

April 24th, 2012, 10:10 AM

Radeon 7990 May Launch at Computex 2012

Turkish technology news website DonanimHaber is reporting that AMD will likely choose Computex 2012 as the place to launch the Radeon HD 7990. NVidia is also planning an Asian launch for their next card, introducing the GTX-690 at the Shanghai GeForce LAN at the end of the month. The Radeon HD 7990, codenamed “New Zealand”, [...]

April 23rd, 2012, 6:12 PM

Clinton Hallahan: G4 is Killing Video Games

There’s a school of thought that points to High Times magazine as a major contributor to the continued prohibition of marijuana. As the arbiters of a certain kind of marijuana culture — the giggling, dreadlock wearing, post-hippie navel-gazing segment — they represent the face of anti-prohibitionists for better or worse. High Times presents an immature [...]