NEWS

May 2nd, 2012, 11:52 AM

Dell Unveils New Performance XPS and Vostro Solutions

Dell today unveiled the Intel Core i5/i7 powered XPS 8500 and Vostro 470 desktops, geared towards meeting the demands of high-end business users. The XPS 8500 features Intel Core i5 and i7 quad-core processor options, high-end graphics options from NVIDIA and AMD, USB 3.0, mSATA solid-state drive options, up to 3TB in hard drive storage, and the option [...]

May 2nd, 2012, 10:59 AM

ASUS Introduces the PA248Q ProArt Professional LCD Display

ASUS today introduces the PA248Q ProArt Series LCD display – a design professional-grade monitor that delivers excellent color fidelity and reproduction along with exclusive productivity features such as four USB 3.0 ports. Excellent color reproduction from every angle The ASUS PA248Q is ideal for photography and design professionals and is precision calibrated straight from the [...]

May 1st, 2012, 5:47 PM

RIM Admits to Being Behind Samsung-Esque Anti-Apple Publicity Stunt

Research in Motion, which is flirting with a 5% market share in North America, has taken responsibility for a series of Apple-targeted publicity stunts in Australia revolving around the theme “Wake Up”, which bare a striking resemblance to a Samsung campaign of last year. As per a statement to The Sydney Morning Herald, RIM took [...]

May 1st, 2012, 1:12 PM

Multiple Reports Confirm Samsung Leads the Mobile Pack

Reports from research groups IDC, Juniper Research, and ComScore all show that Samsung is now the market leader in the smartphone sector — usurping Apple from that position. Hardware Canucks reported last week about a discrepancy in initial quarterly mobile market share reports. Market research firm iSuppli reported that Samsung shipped 32-million smartphones, while rival firm [...]

May 1st, 2012, 1:28 AM

Foxconn CEO in Hot Water Over ‘Sweatshop’ Comment

As a man who has been widely accused of being a sweatshop proprietor, one would expect Terry Gou, CEO of Foxconn Electronics’ parent company Hon Hai Group, to be careful with his words. A recent appearance by Mr. Gou on Taiwanese T.V, however, has the electronics executive looking to recant what his company calls a [...]

April 30th, 2012, 3:55 PM

Ice Cream Sandwich Available Now to Samsung Galaxy Users

Starting today, Samsung Galaxy users in Canada can download the latest Android update: Ice Cream Sandwich. “We are passionate about providing the best possible mobile experience to Canadians and the upgrade to Android 4.0 will offer an improved user experience for Samsung GALAXY devices,” said Paul Brannen, Vice President Mobile Communications at Samsung Canada, in a [...]

April 30th, 2012, 12:10 PM

ASUS Shows Off Latest Ivy Bridge Offering, the P8Z77-V Motherboard

ASUS announced late Friday the ASUS P8Z77-V Premium, its newest addition to its P8Z77 motherboard lineup. The ASUS P8Z77-V Premium sports an Ivy Bridge supporting LGA1155 CPU socket, 9 SATA ports, 4 way SLI and 4 way Crossfire support via a new PLX Gen 3 switch, USB 3 boost support, USB BIOS flashback, on board wifi, [...]

April 30th, 2012, 11:14 AM

Dell’s Expanded Alienware Portfolio Aims for Improved Mobile Gaming Experience

Dell announced today new offerings in its Alienware gaming brand. The Alienware systems released today by Dell come at three different price points:  at $1099 the M14x, for the gamer who requires a balance between mobility and performance; at $1499 the 3D-capable M17x, and at $1999 the M18x – for gamers who want performance over price [...]

April 30th, 2012, 1:35 AM

ASUS Introduces the Xtion Motion Sensor for PCs

The ASUS Xtion motion sensor brings consumers the first ever whole-body gesture input developed exclusively for PC. It employs sophisticated sensors for precise yet intuitive motion controls, with a user-friendly interface that enables fun and truly interactive gaming, multimedia, and online experiences. Several high profile games offer full Xtion support, with more being added. The [...]

April 30th, 2012, 1:33 AM

In the Wake of Ivy Bridge, AMD Slashes Prices

In the wake of the release of Intel’s Ivy Bridge family of chips, AMD has slashed prices on its APUs by an average of 15-20%. This follows a pattern of GPU price-cutting by AMD, which Hardware Canucks first reported on in mid April. As first reported by CPU World, the prices of AMD A-Series APUs [...]