NEWS

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 [...]

April 23rd, 2012, 3:50 PM

MegaUpload Boss May Walk Free as U.S Government’s Case Suffers Setbacks

Kim “Kim Dotcom” Schmitz, the founder of MegaUpload, may never face trial in the United States as the judge presiding over the case has told the F.B.I that the company has not been properly served criminal papers because it may be outside of American jurisdiction. “I frankly don’t know that we are ever going to [...]

April 23rd, 2012, 2:30 PM

Facebook to Join NASDAQ Under ‘FB’ Ticker

According to its updated SEC filing, Facebook will be joining the NASDAQ stock exchange in the coming weeks with the ticker ‘FB’. Although an official listing date has yet to be announced, sources familiar with the matter have told Reuters and Bloomberg that the IPO and listing will take place on May 17. In an [...]

April 23rd, 2012, 2:23 PM

AMD Moves to Quarterly HD 2000, HD 3000 and HD 4000 Driver Releases, Nixes Windows 8 Updates

Contrary to some rumors, AMD will not be discontinuing support for their legacy products.  Rather, a new Quarterly Driver Release schedule will be put into place. A few days ago, Hardware Canucks learned of rumors concerning a possible top to bottom discontinuation of support for AMD’s legacy products. After some investigation, Hardware Canucks uncovered the complete [...]