NEWS

April 18th, 2012, 8:51 AM

BIOSTAR Unveils the TZ75B (Z75) Motherboard

BIOSTAR, a world famous manufacturer of motherboards, graphics cards, industrial computing systems and peripherals, starts the delivery of the BIOSTAR TZ75B Motherboard fulfilled in the ATX form-factor and positioned as an ideal base for high-performance gaming desktop systems with optimal costs. The TZ75B board is based on the latest Intel Z75 chipset manufactured using the [...]

April 17th, 2012, 4:24 PM

Samsung, Apple Ordered to Negotiate Patent Settlement Out of Court

 As part of a court ordered interregnum, the CEOs of Apple and Samsung have agreed to change the theatre of their patent war from the courtroom to the boardroom in order to reach a settlement. “The parties have indicated that they are willing to participate in a Magistrate Judge Settlement Conference (MJSC),” Presiding Judge Lucy [...]

April 17th, 2012, 12:23 PM

Cineplex Store App for Samsung Devices Unveiled

Samsung Electronics and Cineplex Entertainment today unveiled the Cineplex Store App, a Netflix like service available on certain models of Samsung SMART TVs, Blu-Ray Players, and Home Theatre Systems. “When Canadians think of movies, we want them to think of Cineplex. As the leader in Canadian theatrical exhibition, Cineplex can leverage the strong brand loyalty [...]

April 17th, 2012, 11:23 AM

AMD to Power TELUS’ New Virtual Private Cloud

AMD today announced that TELUS has chosen AMD Opteron processors to power its latest offering, the TELUS AgilIT Virtual Private Cloud. The TELUS AgilIT Virtual Private Cloud, announced today, offers AMDs’ immense processing capabilities at outstanding power/performance per-dollar. TELUS chose AMD Opteron 6100 Series processors as well as the new AMD Opteron 6200 Series processors, which are based on [...]

April 17th, 2012, 10:58 AM

Windows 8 to be Offered in 4 Editions

Late Monday Microsoft revealed details about the versions of Windows 8 it plans to offer late this year, announcing in a blog post that it will sell three editions for Intel PCs – Windows 8, Windows 8 Pro, Windows 8 Enterprise – and one – Windows 8 RT (formally known as Windows on ARM) – for ARM-based devices. [...]

April 17th, 2012, 10:16 AM

Be Quiet! introduces New CPU Cooler Generation Dark Rock 2

Be quiet!, market leader for PC power supplies in Germany for six straight years, announced today their brand new CPU cooler series Dark Rock 2. Consisting of two new products, this new generation now offers better cooling performance thanks to the use of new 135 mm SilentWings fans. After Be quiet!’s entry into the cooling [...]

April 16th, 2012, 11:36 AM

Does AMD Want MIPS?

Bright Side of the News is reporting that AMD is seriously mulling a purchase of microprocessor design firm MIPS, in a play that may echo their acquisition of NexGen Inc. in 1996. MIPS designs processor architectures and licenses them to manufactures in a similar way to ARM Holdings. The MIPS architecture, based on RISC CPUs, [...]

April 16th, 2012, 10:28 AM

ASUS Launches the P8Z77 WS Motherboard

The ASUS P8Z77 WS brings Intel Z77 Express Chipset and next generation processor technologies to a package custom-designed for small businesses and professionals. Gen3 four-Way CrossFireX graphics power works up to 50% faster than the previous, while dual Intel LAN ports leads to a 71% lower CPU utilization, increasing throughput to achieve outstanding performance as [...]

April 16th, 2012, 10:22 AM

Western Digital VelociRaptor Hard Drive Reaches New Performance Peak with 1 TB Model

Western Digital today announced it is now shipping the new WD VelociRaptor 1 TB hard drive, the latest addition to its award-winning drive family, the largest capacity 10,000 RPM hard drive on the market today. Designed for high-performance PCs, Mac computers and professional workstations that require a balance of high performance and capacity, the WD [...]

April 15th, 2012, 4:56 PM

AMD Confirms Price Drop on HD 7970, HD 7950 & HD 7770, Adds “3 For Free” Game Promo

Confirming rumours reported by Hardware Canucks last week, AMD has officially announced lower prices for their HD 7970, HD 7950 and HD 7770.  They’ve also added new new game promotion which adds three free titles alongside a DLC.   The graphics card price wars are finally here folks.  AMD has now finally announced price cuts to [...]